College student studying in library “We feel so lucky to have found James Mendelsohn. His constant support and feedback and his interaction with teachers allowed me to be a parent and for my son to grow in the areas where he is truly talented.” —a Beacon High School parent

Qualifications & Experience

Students that JRM Tutoring have helped range age from nine-year olds to doctoral students with the bulk of them in the middle-school through undergraduate years. They have also included students in dynamic and non-dynamic treatments.

Dr. Mendelsohn’s experience includes more than 25 years in education, tutoring and teaching students, ranging from gifted high school students in the inner city of St. Louis to Columbia and New York University Ph.D. candidates. He holds a B.A. in English from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in English and American literature from Washington University in St. Louis. He has been a professor of English, American Studies, and composition, and he has held appointments at Harvard University, MIT, Boston University, and three universities in Europe while a Fulbright professor in American Studies. He has also been a high school English teacher at the Dalton School.

A partial list of schools which JRM Tutoring clients have attended includes,

Abraham Joshua Heschel School
Beacon High School
The Birch Wathan Lenox School
The Brearley School
Calhoun School
The Chapin School
Collegiate School
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
Convent of the Sacred Heart School
The Dalton School
Delta/Booker T. Washington Middle School
Ethical Culture-Fieldston School
Hewitt School
High School of American Studies at Lehman College
Horace Mann School
Hunter College High School
Little Red Schoolhouse Elisabeth Irwin
Marymount School of New York
Millbrook School
Packer Collegiate Institute
PS 334 (The Anderson School)
Ramaz School
Riverdale Country School
Rodeph Sholom School
Saint Ann’s School
Stuyvesant High School
Trevor Day School
Trinity School
United Nations International School
Universities and Colleges
Hunter College
New York University
Columbia University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Wesleyan University