Yoni Israel is a pre-med student taking a gap year in New York City while applying to medical school. During this year, he is working as a medical scribe for Mount Sinai Cardiology, as well as teaching students as a private tutor.
Yoni Israel graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University with a major in Biology, and minors in Chemistry and Music. He worked as a teaching assistant for 2 introductory Biology classes, and held weekly review sessions for over 30 students, designing ways to effectively teach the class material. He led larger review sessions before exams for the 250+ person classes, and held regular office hours for students struggling in the course. He scored in the 98th percentile on his MCAT, demonstrating proficiency in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology, and Sociology. He is also fluent in Hebrew and speaks introductory level Spanish.
In addition to his academics, Yoni enjoyed participating and taking leadership roles in many extra-curriculars at Brandeis, including a capella, Ultimate Frisbee, intramural sports leagues, and the school’s Jewish community.
Yoni has extensive experience working with children of all ages. In high school, he worked for 4 summers as a camp counselor in both day and sleepaway camps. In the summer after his Freshman year at Brandeis University, he worked as a division head at Camp Nesher sleepaway, supervising 20 counselors (ages 16-19), and was responsible for over 200 campers (ages 10 – 13). In his Senior year at Brandeis he worked at Temple Shalom in Newton, privately tutoring 5th graders in Hebrew, leading a children’s choir every Sunday, and teaching 6th and 7th graders about “Communal Responsibility” through an immersive, semester-long project. Simultaneously, he privately tutored six students weekly online through the JCC Manhattan, and one student privately at home in Hebrew language, Bible study, and prayer fluency.
Yoni Israel is a kind, patient and understanding teacher, who seeks to help students reach their full potentials. He is eager to work tirelessly to help people achieve their goals, as well as give them the skills, motivation, and the confidence to succeed on their own. Yoni also works with students’ parents to help find the best learning strategies for their children. He is interested in and capable of tutoring in the sciences, mathematics, English, and other subjects. He looks forward to helping students of all different speeds and interests, and is eager to help in every way that he can.