is a journalist, SAT tutor, and web designer/developer, born and based in New York City. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Tufts University in 2002, and has worked in various writing, editing, teaching, and design capacities for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, and Primedia Channel One, among other organizations.
As a writer
, his primary focus, his areas of interest include travel, technology, and subculture stories, all with a sociocultural slant. He contributes regularly to The New York Times
and Popular Science
and has also written for Wired
, Condé Nast Traveler
, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel
, and The San Jose Mercury News
. He is currently finishing his first novel. View articles
As a tutor
, Todras-Whitehill has been preparing high school students for the SAT since 2000. He taught and tutored for Kaplan Test Prep while in college. After graduating, he continued working for Kaplan as an SAT Curriculum Consultant and Pre-College Web Editor. He left Kaplan in 2004 and now independently helps students prepare for the revamped exam, crafting unique and personalized study plans as only an independent tutor can.
As web designer and developer
, he has built a number of sites serving a variety of functions. Early in his career, he designed sites for the IOLA Fund of New York and the Festival Chamber Music Society. Later on, he helped maintain and develop the sites of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Fortune Magazine. Since then, he has designed a number of small business sites. View web sites