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So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
I came to tutoring somewhat by accident. When I graduated from college, I started working for Kaplan because I needed something that would tide me over before graduate school and that would also allow enough flex time for me to take care of my father–who, in 2001-2003, was dying of Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In the subsequent years, I found myself loving tutoring and mentoring students more and more; by the time I was halfway through a Ph.D. program in Sociology, I basically realized I didn’t want to be an academic and that I wanted to come back to test prep and tutoring full-time.”