Joe Niederman


After working for a major test preparation company during my four years at UCLA, I founded AJ Tutoring with my life-long friend, Aaron Andrikopoulos. What started out as a job grew into a true passion for studying and teaching the SAT; after nine years of teaching this test that is so often perceived as a barrier to success, I’m still continually inspired by helping students take advantage of it as an opportunity to show-case their strengths. I’m also passionate about helping students solidify valuable math, reading and writing concepts that will serve them well throughout their lives. After working at a large and impersonal test preparation company and researching competitors in the area, I decided that students in the Bay Area would truly benefit from a more personalized and local tutoring company that would help them ease the stressful transition from high school to college. AJ tutoring helps students achieve their best in academics and test-taking, and I am proud of the talented and charismatic team of tutors we have developed to help students throughout the SF Bay Area reach their full potential.

In my free time I enjoy yoga, snowboarding, and reading about current events. Like most other AJ team members, I’m a masochistic Bay Area sports fan: the Warriors, the 49ers and the Giants are my teams, rain or shine.

Happy parents and students.

 AJ Tutoring inspired me to tackle the ACT and I couldn’t be happier. My score was much higher than I ever thought it would be, and AJ helped me get there.  Read what others are saying

Let's discuss your student's academic tutoring, test prep, or college counseling needs!

Our test prep, academic tutoring, and college admissions counseling professionals are here to help you navigate the test taking maze, share our experience with your local school, and inspire your student.

Talk to a Director
Peninsula Main Phone Number (650) 331-3251
Free Consultation