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Every student has a unique story to tell



Welcome to Precision Academic Tutoring, a highly-specialized academic coaching and college admissions counseling service founded by award-winning educational consultant Michael Hirsch. A former Oxford University student and Honors graduate from Stanford University in Creative Writing and History, Michael Hirsch has dedicated the past 15 years to helping students achieve their scholastic goals and gain acceptance to the best universities in North America and Europe.


Using a holistic approach to the admissions process focusing on accomplishments made both inside and outside of the classroom, Michael provides a comprehensive educational path for students to follow so they can become competitive applicants poised for success during the admissions process. Contact us today to see how Michael and his experienced team of Ivy League tutors can help you perfect your credentials and win your applications!  


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Performing well in the classroom is the first step towards strengthening your college application credentials. Don’t let a difficult course monopolize your time and undermine your future scholastic goals. We offer 1-on-1 subject tutoring and homework coaching services with experienced tutors from Ivy-League universities.

 Test Prep

With more than 15 years of dedicated experience preparing students for the SAT and ACT, Michael has developed a proprietary system to help students consistently raise their scores by 200+ points on the SAT and 3+ points on the ACT.  Michael and his team also work with foreign students preparing to sit for the TOEFL as well as middle school students planning to sit for high school entrance exams. We know what it takes to improve performance on standardized tests.

College Counseling

From researching suitable programs and creating well-balanced college lists, to crafting compelling essays and properly preparing for admissions interviews, Michael personally works with every student to ensure they are placed in the best school possible. Michael has helped dozens of students gain acceptance to the most competitive undergraduate and graduate schools in the world, including Stanford, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, MIT, Columbia, Penn, NYU, UC Berkeley, UCLA, McGill, Oxford and Cambridge. 

Academic Tutoring


Robin M

Michael helped my daughter with the college essay process, to find her topic and develop her voice.  He went above and beyond, even finding a Chinese translator for a document she referenced. Not only was her essay the only one printed in her high school's literary magazine, she received a large merit award from her first choice college.  Thank you, Michael!

Anastasia G

Michael was my tutor for about 6 months. He prepared me for study at Columbia University and helped me to be successful on the very challenging English exam for international students. We had repeated basic grammar rules and academic essay structure. Overall, Michael is a great instructor and easy to work with.

Danny Z

English was consistently my weakest subject, and now I write for a Silicon Valley company, and my writing has been published in the New York Times Sunday Review. Michael deserves most of the credit for my transition into a confident and skilled writer, as his guidance brought me from struggling to keep up with my assignments to getting a 5 on my AP Language exam. 

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