Meet Our Featured SAT Tutors

Young tutors with elite educational backgrounds that are mentors as much as they are teachers. Our tutors are young professionals, grad students, and undergraduate students who are masters of college entrance exams, but also capable teachers with years of experience and a gift for connecting with students. Here are a few of the tutors on the SoFlo team. 

Transparent headshot of SoFlo SAT Tutor John Zarilli from Princeton University where he graduated Magna Cuma Laude with a degree in political science. Now John is at Duke Law School.

John Zarilli

Princeton University

John Zarilli graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University majoring in political science. He then spent a year with Americorps working with at-risk student at Western High School. John now attends Duke Law School.

Education:Princeton University

SAT:800 Reading 770 Math


SAT Prep Tutor Sofia Darin from the London School of Economics.

Sofia Darsin

London School of Economics

Originally from Argentina, Sofia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in Economics and Psychology before completing graduate school at the London School of Economics. Previously, Sofia worked as an Americorps member at John I. Leonard High School. With Sofia’s help 60 high school seniors were able to graduate with a diploma. In High School, Sofia graduated in the top 10 at Cypress Bay High School and was nominated for a Silver Knight award. Now Sofia leads SoFlo’s new tutor training program.

Education:London School of Economics

SAT:720 Reading 730 Math

Charlie Carter SoFlo Tutor

Charlie Carter

Georgetown University

Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Charlie Carter attends Georgetown University where he studied Global Business. Along with being a SoFlo tutor, Charlie is a consultant for Hilltop Consultants and an intern at the Georgetown University Alumni & Student Federal Credit Union.

Education:Georgetown University

SAT:760 Reading 790 Math


Masaraat Asif

Georgetown University

Originally from Dallas Texas, Masaraat was valedictorian of her high school before attending Georgetown University. Now she is the head of College Admissions Counseling at SoFlo. She attributes her success to great mentorship and enjoys counseling high-schoolers because of the opportunity to help the next generation achieve.

Education:Georgetown University

SAT:750 Reading 790 Math

Christina Meyer

Barnard College

Before joining SoFlo, Christina was a manager at NaTakallam Education Programs in New York City for 2 years. Originally from Minnesota, Christina moved from the Midwest to attend Barnard College. Christina is the operations manager at SoFlo where she coordinates with parents, students, and tutors. If something goes wrong she is here to right the ship.

Education:Barnard College

SAT Reading:760

SAT Math:750

Adam Shlomi the founder of SoFlo SAT Tutoring

Adam Shlomi

Georgetown University

Adam Shlomi founded SoFlo SAT Tutoring with 5 years of SAT/ACT tutoring experience, a Georgetown education, a 1570/1600 on the SAT, and a shattered ankle.

Adam had been living in Washington D.C., but after breaking his ankle while camping with friends in West Virgnia he was forced to return to South Florida for surgery and recovery because of his health care policy. Adam was unable to put any pressure through his leg and his future was in doubt as doctors suggested he might never walk again. Despite the adversity, Adam committed to positive thinking and worked everyday to improve his physical health. At the same time, he began to take SAT tutoring seriously, by building a website, establishing a legal company, and marketing to friends & family. Adam previously worked at College Experts and then later for College Vine, and felt confident in his ability to improve SAT scores and connect with students. Thus SoFlo SAT Tutoring was born. But SoFlo was a part time operation. During the day, Adam worked as a data analyst for a local bank, helping them automate credit models.

Eventually Adam’s ankle began to heal and daily physical therapy became a necessity. The comfortable bank job wasn’t able to fit into Adam’s recovery schedule and he was forced to quit his job and focus his attention on strengthening his leg so that he would be able to walk again. However, things happen for a reason and shortly after leaving the bank, word of Adam’s exceptional SAT tutoring began to spread. Students raved to their friends and parents wrote shining reviews. Adam soon had to hire and train tutors to handle the amount of students seeking him out for SAT prep.

Adam worked hard to search for incredibly talented tutors who were fun to work with and knew the SAT exceptionally well. From there he began to train them, imparting all the test tricks he has learned over the years. In order to better train students he also started the SoFlo SAT Scholarship fund so that recent hires would be able to get experience working with real students. This program solved two problems as low income students were able to access SAT tutoring and tutors were able to hone their skills.

Now SoFlo SAT Tutoring works with students across the world and Adam works hard daily to ensure students improve and tutors are receiving exceptional training.

Education:Georgetown University

SAT:800 Reading 770 Math

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