Sarah is the director of the Math department and head Math tutor at LionTutors. She received a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and a Masters in Business Management at the University of Florida. Sarah has been tutoring math for over a decade. She has a true talent, and more importantly, a true passion for teaching. Sarah makes math easy by breaking up each problem step-by-step and using language that students understand. We’ll even go so far as to say, she makes learning math fun… well as fun as math can be anyway!
Emily is our head business and statistics tutor. She is also the LionTutors Director of Operations. She graduated from Penn State’s MAcc program in 2016 with a masters in accounting and a minor in Spanish. Emily has a rare ability to relate statistics, accounting, and economics concepts to students in ways that are easy to understand.
Shai is the head Chemistry, Physics, and Biology tutor at LionTutors. He first began tutoring undergraduate students while majoring in Chemistry at the University of Florida, and has continued to do so for over a decade now. Shai’s interactive teaching style and ability to relate to college students, combined with his love of science (as well as all things sci-fi and fantasy!), has lead to improved grades for thousands of students at Penn State University. Currently, Shai lives in the UK and is flown out to State College each month to give his exam reviews. That’s right, Shai is such an amazing tutor that LionTutors literally flies him in from England to give LionTutors Exam Reviews!
Kenny DeGiglio is the head tutor for business classes at LionTutors. Kenny studied finance at Penn State where he graduated in 2015 with honors. Kenny has helped countless students through Penn State’s most challenging business classes by breaking down complex concepts into simple strategies that students can use to succeed on exams. He tries his best to keep his reviews entertaining and lighthearted (please laugh at his jokes even though they’re not funny), and he will always go the extra mile to make sure that students get the grade they want!
Kristi received her B.S. in Behavioral Sciences with a minor in Human Resource Management from York College of Pennsylvania. She worked in nonprofit management, marketing, and public relations for 14 years while freelancing for local and national businesses as a writer. She received her MAEd in Educational Studies in October 2011 and splits her time between teaching and advocating for children with disabilities and their families. Kristi has also taken additional psychology graduate courses. She appreciates the importance of creating study materials that are easy to understand and interesting to read. She lives in State College with her husband and teenage daughter and enjoys photography, ukuleles, reading, and really old movies. She creates study materials for MGMT 301, MKTG 301, and BA 342. Kristi often provides private tutoring services to PSU undergrads studying business, behavioral sciences, English, and education.
Aidan is one of our ECON 102 tutors. He completed a double major in history and global studies, and he recently became a middle school social studies teacher. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and traveling. Aidan loves helping students learn, so feel free to reach out to him with your questions!
Jason is one of our ACCTG 211 tutors. He is from Staten Island, NY. He is currently on his way to obtaining a masters degree through the Integrated Masters of Accounting Program. Jason has the unique ability to explain difficult concepts with simple real world examples for everyone to understand. Other than tutoring, Jason enjoys watching the Yankees, going to the gym, playing the guitar and is also involved within other organizations at Penn State. Feel free to reach out to him with any questions!
Ashley is one of our Math 140 tutors. She is from Rochester Hills, Michigan. Ashley is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Leadership Development, and she is hoping to work in the robotics industry. She became a tutor to help make calculus less stressful for students. Outside of tutoring, Ashley mentors a high school FIRST Robotics Team, and she enjoys running, baking, and spending time with her friends.
Isabelle is one of our math tutors. She is majoring in Mathematics (Applied option) with a minor in Music Studies. She is from Jefferson, a small town in Maryland. After college, she plans to pursue a PhD in order to fulfill her dream of being a math professor. Tutoring allows her to follow her passion for teaching and helping others understand how to problem solve and gain math confidence. She is also involved in Science LionPride and THON outside of tutoring. Feel free to reach out to her with any questions!
Katherine is one of our MATH 021, MATH 022, and MATH 110 tutors. She is from Pittsburgh, PA. She is a member of the Integrated Masters of Accounting Program class of 2023 and is working toward a minor in Music Performance with a focus in Violin. Upon graduation, she plans on becoming a CPA and working for a public accounting firm. She is also involved in the Accounting Society and Women in Business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and playing the violin!