Dominique Padurano, Ph.D., is the President and Head Tutor of Crimson Coaching™, a tutoring, test prep and college applications consulting firm. Dr. Padurano possesses 4 NYS teaching certifications, 12 years classroom and 30 years tutoring experience. She has taught AP and Regents-level Social Studies and History courses at Horace Mann School, public high schools in NYS, as well as at the university level. Dr. Padurano, a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard, earned her doctorate in U.S. History from Rutgers, and also holds a Master’s degree in Secondary Education. She is the creator of the very popular Center course, Study Skills, designed for students and their parents to help students to achieve academic success