Erfun Geula, Founder
Erfun is a professional GMAT tutor based in Manhattan, with over 12 years and 12,000 hours of standardized test tutoring experience. He has been a full-time GMAT tutor for the past nine years, but his experiences since graduating from Yale have all, one way or another, revolved around standardized tests.
As a bona fide GMAT geek, Erfun is one of the few people in the world who can boast of having scored in the 99th-percentile (760+) on all four of his GMAT attempts, including a perfect Quantitative score of 51 and a Verbal score of 47 (99.5th percentile). He now uses his substantial expertise in the GMAT to help students see past superficial tricks and shortcuts and understand the logic of the exam. He has helped students gain admission to some of the nation’s top business schools, including HBS, Columbia, Stern, Wharton, Stanford, and Sloan. And he’s one of the most consistently well-rated GMAT tutors in the world, as evidenced by the numerous 5-star testimonials of his services.
The proud owner of multiple official 780s on the GMAT, Matt Douglas, GMAT Compass’ newest addition, comes to us after a ten-year stint as a GMAT instructor at one of the “big” test prep companies, where he was named GMAT Instructor of the Year in 2010 (yes, he’s been teaching the GMAT for that long!). A decade as a crack GMAT operative may not have been the most swashbuckling way to spend his 20s, but Matt’s loss is your gain: having taught standardized tests for more than 12,000 hours to more than 3,000 people, Matt’s familiarity with the exam is approaching PhD-level mastery, as evidenced by his extensive posts on Beat the GMAT and stellar reviews from former students.
Now, as a member of GMAT Compass, Matt looks forward to another decade of meeting awesome people, helping them achieve their MBA dreams, and making thrilling topics like prime factorization as fun as they could be.