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College Bound Genius is a boutique branch of the renowned Young Genius Educational Center located in downtown Saratoga, CA. CBG specializes in all the necessary services which prepare your child to ascend to the next step in his life with the best possible arsenal.

We teach students in small groups or one-one-on so that we can focus on each student’s weaknesses and develop a curriculum to target those problem areas. Our teachers are from top colleges in California and are professionals in the Bay Area. They are well versed in the privet school and the college process, thus our teachers not only help raise your child's entrance exam scores but they also mentor the student to reach his/her full potential and ultimately end up in the college of his/her dreams. 

  We offer  home work help for HS and MD students in Calculus, Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Bio, English and test preparation in HSPT, SAT, ACT, LSAT, CBEST etc.

                                   Summer Camps:
  June 17 - July 19 from 10am to 12am Chemistry and Algebra II next courses prep.
  June 17- July 5 from 2pm to 5pm Speech/Debate camp
  July 8 - July 26 from 2pm to 5pm Speech/Debate camp
  July 29- August 16 from 2pm to 5pm Speech/Debate camp

Our Teachers

Don Heinsohn holds a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has a teaching credential from Humbolt State University. Currently he teaches AP and upper level US and World history at James Logan High School in Union City and creates topics for various Debate tournaments around the Bay Area. Also Don Heinsohn is a Director of Bay Area Debate Academy Forensics. He has worked with numerous State and National Finalists and Champions in a variety of Speech & Debate events. Mr. Heinsohn holds the title of a Triple Diamond Coaching Award from the National Forensics League.
Mr. Heinsohn teaches for College Bound Genius: AP European History, AP US History, Government and Politics; Comparative, Government and politics: United States, World History.

Mark S. Woodhead holds a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy from UC Davis. Mr. Woodhead scored in the 98.6% percentile of all LSAT, law school entrance exam, testers. Mr. Woodhead also holds a Law Degree from UCLA School of Law, 2010, with a focus on environmental and constitutional law. Currently he has been admitted to the California State Bar, and practices part at an employment law firm in Hayward, CA.

Mr. Woodhead has a vast debate experience through High School. He competed for the James Logan High School Class of 2001 which won three of four State Championships for cumulative team sweepstakes competition. Mr Woodhead also qualified for and competed at the State Tournament each of his four years in Forensics, competing in Original Prose and Poetry, Expository Speaking, Policy Debate, and Original Advocacy. Mr. Woodhead attended rigorous and prestigious summer camps for policy debate in Kentucky and Dartmouth. He competed at Invitationals all over the country, finishing in first place at a number of tournaments in policy debate, including the Long Beach Invitational and in 4th at State in policy, and qualifying for Nationals twice in an extremely competitive district.


Jennifer Brooks
comes to College bound Genius with over four years of coaching and tutoring experience. She is the 2007 California High School Speech Asociaion (CHSSA) state champion in Expository speaking and has won several national invitationals, including the Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, and Martin Luther King Jr. Tournaments. In college,
Jennifer worked as a speech coach for James Logan High School's nationally-acclaimed Forensics team in Platform Speaking.
As an academic tutor, Jennifer has worked in private, one-on-one tutoring settings with elementary and middle school students of all learning capacities. She has volunteered as a tutor for inner-city school children in reading, writing, and comprehension and has worked one-on-one coaching children with speech impediments.
Jennifer graduated with a B.A. in Architecture from UC Berkeley with minors in Sustainable Design and City & Regional Planning.
For College Bound genius jennifer teaches: English Language and Composition,
English Literature and Composition.

Stacy Dawson, our debate coach, history and English teacher.
Mrs. Dawson holds a bachelors degree in Philosophy and Political Science.  She is currently an adjunct teacher of Advanced Middle School Debate at the Harker School during the summer.  As a debate coach at the college, high school, and middle school levels; all her teams have gone into elimination rounds. 
Stacy Dawson, started debating in 2002 as a sophomore at Lone Peak High, where she graduated with honors from the National Forensics League competing in extemporaneous speech, policy and public forum debate. She continued her career on a full policy debate scholarship at Weber State University, where she was captain of the team for three years and won several awards including: top speaker at James Rupp-Idaho State University, twice the winner and twice the top speaker of the Denver University debate tournament, was the top qualifier to the National Debate Tournament from District Nine; as well as the second speaker and she was a rare four time consecutive qualifier to the National Debate Tournament. For four consecutive years, 2006-2010, Mrs. Dawson was ranked as one of  top collegiate debaters in the state of Utah and the nation.

Helen Heinsohn  an owner and a math teacher at Young Genius Educations center. Helen holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from one of the best  college in Ukraine.

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