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Brendan Mernin

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New York's Most Experienced Tutor

Cost: $450 Per Hour Company: Noodle Pros


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Brendan Mernin has been a leader in test prep and admissions since 1989. He has tutored, taught, and advised thousands of students and families worldwide; trained hundreds of teachers and tutors; and developed leading instructional content. He has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, New York Post, and Slate, and on WBNC-TV. He was formerly Director of R&D for LSAT and ACT for a large national test prep company. He is a Founding Tutor with Noodle Pros and Director of Outreach for Noodle Pros.

Brendan Mernin moved from the Boston area to New York City to attend Columbia College. Recruited as a rower, he ended up playing for the USA's #1 ranked Ultimate Frisbee team and studying English Literature. After college, he was a schoolteacher in the Bronx, a hipster on the Lower East Side, a bicycle messenger in Paris, a graduate literature student at the University of Chicago, editor of a cycling magazine in New York, a freelance writer on politics and transportation, and a section hiker on the Appalachian Trail. He is now a husband and father in Brooklyn. He met his wife while he was a Writing Fellow at the Edward Albee Foundation in Montauk, New York. Later, he earned an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing at the New School.

Brendan is Co-Founder and Founding Director of Math4Science, Inc, a nonprofit dedicated to improving American math education by connecting high-quality, teacher-written math curriculum with accessible information about STEM and other careers. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Saint Joseph High School in Brooklyn. Find him on Twitter @brendanmernin.


Cost $450 Per Hour
Years of Experience 28
Type of Tutoring Small Group, Online, One-on-one, In-Person
Languages Spoken English, French
Special Needs Skills ADD/ADHD, General Learning Disability, Gifted
Locations Online, Your Office, Student's Home
Gender Male

New School
Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing

Columbia College
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Tutoring Subjects

Mathematics: Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Arithmetic, Geometry, Probability, Set Theory

Tests: ACT, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, College Admissions, COOP/HSPT, GMAT, GRE, ISEE, PLAN, PSAT, SAT, SHSAT, SSAT, TACHS

History: American History, European History, Geography

English Language Arts: Creative Writing, Essay Editing, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, Writing Skills Development

Elementary Topics: Elementary Math, Social Studies, Study Skills

About Noodle Pros


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  (844) 663-9484

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Noodle Pros was founded when some of New York City’s best and most experienced tutors partnered with Noodle, an exciting education website founded by EdTech pioneer John Katzman. Noodle Pros tutors have decades of tutoring experience, great passion for education, and a drive to help students succeed. Noodle Pros specialize in test prep, academic tutoring, and admissions counseling. We utilize cutting edge technology to enable tutors and students to conduct lessons fully online, share learning materials, and access progress reports. Our platform gives students and tutors unlimited access to each other from anywhere in the world.

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