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Carla Pedersen currently serves as the Regional Director of One-on-One Tutoring. In this role, she collaborates with the instructional staff and works with families to design and implement the best individualized program for their student. Carla started with Academic Approach as an ACT and SAT tutor with a specialization in the Math II, Biology, and Chemistry subject tests. Prior to joining Academic Approach, Carla worked for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth as part of their summer enrichment programs.
Carla graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a minor in Biology. Carla spent five years of her childhood in Kuwait and a semester abroad in China during her junior year of high school, homeschooling and studying Chinese. During her undergraduate studies, she was a Teaching Assistant in Evolutionary Biology. After graduation, she tutored for the MCAT, teaching topics such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Verbal Reasoning.