Scott Farber

Founder, New York
Harvard University (BA)
Subject Specialties: SAT/ACT, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math I/II Subject Tests, US History, College Advising, College Essays
Score Improvements: +8 ACT points (average improvement) +14 ACT points (highest improvement) | +180 SAT points (average improvement) +330 SAT points (highest improvement)

Scott co-founded A-List Education with a mission of leveling the playing field for all students. Growing from just a handful of students in 2005, A-List now serves more than 80,000 students across the US and around the world. The company works with more than 800 high schools and nonprofit organizations, including KIPP, the Harlem Children’s Zone, the Fulbright Commission, and Year Up (where Scott currently serves on the NY Leadership Council) – providing everything from professional development and direct instruction to sophisticated assessment platforms and curriculum alignment. Scott has more than 12,000 hours of instructional experience, working with thousands of students and teachers to improve post secondary outcomes.

Scott was lucky enough to attend Harvard University on a scholarship, and then serve as CFO of a development project in Ecuador funded by the British Embassy. These experiences left him with a deep appreciation for education not just as what traditionally happens in the four walls of a classroom but as a set of skills necessary to succeed in the wider world. This philosophy of college and career readiness has been central to A-List’s success; as a result Scott has been asked to be a frequent presenter at education conferences, and has been featured on Bloomberg, NBC, CBS, Fox and CNN to comment on developments in the education space.

Most recently, Scott has overseen A-List’s expansion to Europe, the Middle East and China, as well as the development of extensive learning materials and a suite of groundbreaking educational tools.