Krysianna Papadakis
Krysianna Papadakis
Advanced Tutor

Subject Specialties: ACT, SAT, APs (Economics, Statistics, Calculus), SSAT, ISEE, GRE, GCSE (Maths, Economics), A levels (Maths, Economics), IB (Math Studies, Standard and Higher Level Math, Standard and Higher Level Economics), Writing Skills, Study Skills, and College Essays

Krysianna joined the A-List team in 2018. Her background in quantitative and social science lends itself to a robust approach to teaching. She has experience tailoring her teaching method to suit individual and classroom needs, and has taught the advanced SAT and ACT courses for highly regarded school programs such as Sevenoaks, Latymer, St Clare’s Oxford, Wellington College and Queen’s Gate. She also worked with students at the start of their SAT/ACT experience, and has taught numerous boot camps every year, achieving at providing new test-takers with the tools to succeed in their long-term goals. She has guided students towards perfecting their essay and test-taking performance across a variety of subjects, especially in the social sciences (including A-Level and IB Economics, History, Theory of Knowledge and more). Krysianna’s multilingual upbringing and interest in language have provided her with the insight to help students from a range of backgrounds develop their intellectual curiosity while also deepening their confidence in their academic abilities. 

Krysianna is originally from New Zealand but was raised in Athens, Greece. She received her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Social Studies (with a focus on Politics and Economics) from Harvard University in 2017. While at Harvard, she was a champion debater and Vice President of the Harvard College Debate Union, as well as an avid theatre writer and director. In her senior year, she was the director of the Harvard Hyperion Shakespeare Company’s spring production. She continued her studies at the University of Oxford, and in 2018 she graduated with Distinction (and top 5% of students) with a Master of Science in Global Governance and Diplomacy, with a focus on political economy. She has since worked at major political think tanks and media organizations, including the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Harvard Law Review. She moved to London in 2018 to intern at The New York Times, and has since been involved in numerous theatre, film and media productions. In 2020, her graduate research was published by The Cambridge Review of International Affairs

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