About Noam Shapiro

Noam Shapiro is a New York based English tutor, writing coach, and application specialist. He graduated from Yale University in 2015, where he spent four years as a Recruitment Coordinator at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 

 

 

 
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About Noam

Noam Shapiro graduated from Yale University in 2015 with a double-major in History & Theater Studies, earning Latin Honors and distinction in both majors. Between 2011 and 2015, Noam spent four years as a Recruitment Coordinator at Yale's Office of Undergraduate Admissions, where he advised prospective students on the college application and essay writing process.  Noam has tutored students at some of New York's most competitive high schools in writing, reading, applications, and critical analysis. His advice for college applicants was featured in MarketWatch: "How to get into an Ivy League school — by someone who got into 6 of them."

Before attending Yale, Noam was the salutatorian at the Bronx High School of Science, where he also served as Captain of  the Speech Team and President of the School's ARISTA National Honor Society chapter. In the spring of 2011, Noam was featured in the New York Daily News for his acceptance into 6 Ivy League Schools, a record number for NYC high school students that year.

Noam has tutored students at Bronx Science, Fieldston, Columbia Prep, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Friends Seminary, Ramaz, Scarsdale Middle School, as well as at Yale University and Columbia University. His high school students have been admitted to several of the country's top colleges, including Yale, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Washington University in St. Louis, Tulane, and the New School. 

In addition to teaching, Noam is a freelance theater director and the Artistic Director of Lyra Theater

"6 years ago he got into 6 Ivies. Now as a college coach, he advises students to look beyond name-brand schools."
— MarketWatch, "How to get into an Ivy League school — by someone who got into 6 of them"