Dasha J.

Tutor, Program Teacher & College Advisor, New York
Columbia University (BA), Manhattan School of Music (MM)
Subject Specialties: SAT/ACT, Psychology, Biology, Music Theory
Score Improvements: +7 ACT points (average improvement) +12 ACT points (highest improvement) | +160 SAT points (average improvement) +290 SAT points (highest improvement)

Dasha Jensen was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She received her B.A. in Psychology and English from Columbia University, where she spent her undergraduate years participating in several non-profit tutoring agencies. Dasha’s passion for education blossomed during her time working as a Teacher’s Assistant for multiple Psychology labs. After years of proofreading everything from personal statements for college admission to casual blog posts, Dasha expanded her expertise at A-List to college essay development as well as standardized test preparation. Prior to her work with A-List, Dasha received a Masters of Music in Opera from the Manhattan School of Music and is now pursuing a career in music and dance.

“Dasha was such an amazing tutor. Not only did she teach me everything I needed to know, but was so caring and understanding. A-list is a great company. I think what I personally found most helpful were the practice tests. I would recommend A-list to anyone searching for a tutor! :)”
Kyleigh C. (Locust Valley, 2018) +4 ACT points

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