Brett LaFave
SAT/ACT
Albany and East Greenbush

"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brett is an expert at standardized test preparation, with about eight years experience preparing students for the SAT, ACT and GRE exams. Brett received a National Merit scholarship for his undergraduate education based on his PSAT scores of 800/800 math, 800/800 writing, and 770/800 critical reading. Brett teaches high school math, engineering, and writing at the Hawthorne Valley School in Ghent, NY. He is a published fiction author, and in his spare time Brett performs at storytelling events, plays the guitar, climbs mountains, travels, and discovers other new hobbies.

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Brett has been tutoring my girls for the past 3 years and has been great. He is very passionate and dedicated to his work. My daughters have made significant progress in school and both are excelling in their grades.  BN

Due to extremely high demand, his record of success, and his ability to tutor multiple content areas, Brett charges $70/hour. 

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My daughter was apprehensive and nervous but I think she gained some insight into the PSAT that she will be taking this Saturday....Brett offered many useful tips and hopefully 'my daughter' will take them into consideration during her test.  A.W.

​My tutor (Brett) was amazing and he had faith in me and when I struggled with something he stopped to take the time to explain it to me and when I passed my test he was excited for me.