John Sheffield

B.A. Political Science


“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin

John has been working with students as a tutor, coach, and college counselor for over a decade. He has always enjoyed connecting with young adults and pushing them towards their goals.

John graduated from Yale University with a BA in political science, and played tight end on the Yale football team. He was nationally recognized for his achievements both on the field and in the classroom. He also received an MBA from Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

John brought his passion for educating students to ESM in 2011, where he specializes in preparing students for standardized tests as well as supporting them in nearly every academic subject. In addition to academic assistance, John counsels students to find the right fit college and helps them through every step of the admissions process.

In recent years John has presented around the United States on college admissions, athletic recruiting, and standardized testing. He has a deep well of information that he loves sharing with students and families, but he continues to work with students due to the wonderful relationships he’s able to develop with them along the way. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Emily, and his puppy, Stevie.

Stuart Easton

Quinnipiac University

B.A. English, M.A. Secondary Education

Benjamin deMayo

Stanford University

B.A. Psychology, minor in Spanish

Leah Gilbert

University of New Hampshire, Lesley University

BA in Communication, MA in School Counseling

John Neville

Stanford University

B.S. Mathematical and Computational Science

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