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Chatham, NJ

Chatham, NJ

Rick Michalak

President, Breakaway Prep

Rick is a graduate of Northwestern University where he majored in economics. He later returned to Northwestern to get his MBA and today likes to use fancy business terms like “brand-awareness.

Amanda Robertson

Director of College Counseling

Amanda majored in psychology at Middlebury College where she also spent roughly 2,136 hours staring at the bottom of the pool in the college natatorium. When Amanda was a swimmer back in the day.

Jen Redmond

Counselor

Jen is a NJ native. She grew up in Short Hills and New Vernon and is one of 5 kids who attended Oak Knoll School in Summit. But, before she migrated back to the area, Jen spent most of her high school

Katie Horan

Counselor

Jersey born and bred, Katie graduated from Princeton, where she majored in American history, played left wing on the field hockey team, and served as a resident advisor for freshmen.

Chao Huang

Tutor

Chao received his fundamental math training in China, where he amassed an enormous arsenal of math tricks and mastered the art of test-taking.He graduated Magna Cum Laude

Justin Emanuel

Tutor

Justin Emanuel is the director of Breakaway Prep’s office located in the heart of Madison, NJ. He has a BA in Psychology with a research focus in Adolescent Development and Coping from the University of Delaware..

Amanda Robertson

Director of College Counseling

Amanda majored in psychology at Middlebury College where she also spent roughly 2,136 hours staring at the bottom of the pool in the college natatorium. When Amanda was a swimmer back in the day.

Amy Coates

Counselor

Amy graduated as a Biology major from Cornell University. She went on to get her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and practiced corporate healthcare law in NYC for ten years
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Berkeley Heights-New Providence, NJ

Berkeley Heights-New Providence, NJ

Gina Lawrence

Gina Lawrence is a graduate of The College of New Jersey and has pursued her passion for education for the past ten years. Her teaching resume includes a range of subjects, including biology, algebra, physics, and sustainable sciences.

Jen Redmond

Counselor

Jen is a NJ native. She grew up in Short Hills and New Vernon and is one of 5 kids who attended Oak Knoll School in Summit. But, before she migrated back to the area, Jen spent most of her high school

Katie Horan

Counselor

Jersey born and bred, Katie graduated from Princeton, where she majored in American history, played left wing on the field hockey team, and served as a resident advisor for freshmen.

Chao Huang

Tutor

Chao received his fundamental math training in China, where he amassed an enormous arsenal of math tricks and mastered the art of test-taking.He graduated Magna Cum Laude
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Montclair-West Essex, NJ

Montclair-West Essex, NJ

Chao Huang

Chao is the director of Breakaway Prep’s office in Montclair-West Essex, NJ. He received his fundamental math training in China, and he later graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from University of Maryland.

Tom Newman

Tom has been the language arts tutor for Breakaway’s Montclair-West Essex office since 2016. An avid reader and writer, he is fascinated by the English language and the various ways its writers utilize its structures and conventions.
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Morristown-Randolph, NJ

Morristown-Randolph, NJ

Stephanie Wolfe

Director

Stephanie grew up on her family’s farm in the hills of east Tennessee so, of course, it stands to reason that she would spend most of the last two decades in the bucolic Greater New York City area (right?!). She graduated summa cum laude from Washington..

Linda Kern

College Counseling/Essay Specialist

When Linda’s kids were younger, they could get away with telling a little white lie, but if they made grammatical errors, she’d send them straight to their rooms. Linda is not quite so strict with the students she works with as Breakaway, but you get the picture.

Anthony Danese

Tutor

Anthony grew up in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts. He graduated from Cornell University in 1996 with a B.A. in Physics and earned a Ph.D. in Physics from Rutgers University in 2003. He currently teaches AP Physics and Astronomy full time.

Courtney Weitzer

Tutor

Courtney is currently an Adjunct Professor of Calculus at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. She earned a Master’s in Math Education at NYU following her graduation from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts.

Linda Kern

College Counseling/Essay Specialist

When Linda’s kids were younger, they could get away with telling a little white lie, but if they made grammatical errors, she’d send them straight to their rooms. Linda is not quite so strict with the students she works with as Breakaway, but you get the picture.

Anthony Danese

Tutor

Tom has been the language arts tutor for Breakaway’s Montclair-West Essex office since 2016. An avid reader and writer, he is fascinated by the English language and the various ways its writers utilize its structures and conventions.
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Maplewood-South Orange, NJ

Maplewood-South Orange, NJ

Richard Braden

Richard Braden currently teaches engineering, physics, AP physics, chemistry, and a wide range of mathematics, from algebra through calculus. Richard graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
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Madison, NJ

Madison, NJ

Rick Michalak

Rick is a graduate of Northwestern University where he majored in economics. He later returned to Northwestern to get his MBA and today likes to use fancy business terms like “brand-awareness,” “fixed costs,” and “delegation.”
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Millburn, NJ

Millburn, NJ

Rick Michalak

President, Breakaway Prep

Rick is a graduate of Northwestern University where he majored in economics. He later returned to Northwestern to get his MBA and today likes to use fancy business terms like “brand-awareness,” “fixed costs,” and “delegation.”

Linda Kern

College Counseling/Essay Specialist

When Linda’s kids were younger, they could get away with telling a little white lie, but if they made grammatical errors, she’d send them straight to their rooms. Linda is not quite so strict with the students she works with as Breakaway, but you get the picture.

Anthony Danese

Tutor

Tom has been the language arts tutor for Breakaway’s Montclair-West Essex office since 2016. An avid reader and writer, he is fascinated by the English language and the various ways its writers utilize its structures and conventions.
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Scotch Plains – Westfield, NJ

Scotch Plains – Westfield, NJ

Dr. Gordon Chiu

President, Breakaway Prep Westfield

Dr. Gordon Chiu is the principal owner/investor of Breakaway Prep Westfield-Scotch Plains. Within Breakaway Prep, he actively tutors in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Math.

Linda Kern

College Counseling/Essay Specialist

When Linda’s kids were younger, they could get away with telling a little white lie, but if they made grammatical errors, she’d send them straight to their rooms. Linda is not quite so strict with the students she works with as Breakaway, but you get the picture.

Anthony Danese

Tutor

Tom has been the language arts tutor for Breakaway’s Montclair-West Essex office since 2016. An avid reader and writer, he is fascinated by the English language and the various ways its writers utilize its structures and conventions.
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Summit, NJ

Summit, NJ

Rick Michalak

President, Breakaway Prep

Rick is a graduate of Northwestern University where he majored in economics. He later returned to Northwestern to get his MBA and today likes to use fancy business terms like “brand-awareness,” “fixed costs,” and “delegation.”

Anthony Danese

Tutor

Tom has been the language arts tutor for Breakaway’s Montclair-West Essex office since 2016. An avid reader and writer, he is fascinated by the English language and the various ways its writers utilize its structures and conventions.
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Livingston, NJ

Livingston, NJ

Justin Emanuel

President, Breakaway Prep

Justin Emanuel is the director of Breakaway Prep’s office located in the heart of Madison, NJ. He has a BA in Psychology with a research focus in Adolescent Development and Coping from the University of Delaware…