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James Seo
Co-Founder & Director of Academic Affairs



UC Berkeley (Molecular Cell Biology, B.S.)
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine


James Seo, Co-founder of Berkeley² Academy, is a Dallas native and graduated from Plano Sr. High School in the top 1% of his class. He graduated from University of California at Berkeley with honors in Molecular Cell Biology. While pursuing his M.D. at UCLA medical school, he co-founded Berkeley² Academy.

James has over ten years of experience in test prep and teaching math and science subjects. His intuitive teaching style, accompanied by his relentless sense of humor, makes learning even the most grueling subjects enjoyable for any student. In addition, James has worked as a college admissions consultant for a private academy, specializing in medical school and BS-MD program admissions. In the recent years, he has been writing curriculum for SAT Math and AP sciences and speaking at college admissions seminars. 

"Learning should be fun. Joy in learning comes from truly understanding the material and the concepts behind it." 

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