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The Center for Academic Success and Achievement is a private tutoring agency that is committed to supporting students academically in Switzerland and all over the world. Our academic tutoring services include middle school, high school and university level tuition and we specialise in the International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement and A-Levels curricula. We believe that given the right structure and support, all children and young adults can succeed academically. Our goal is to help students be the best that they can be so that they may be able to succeed in college or in other more appropriate pathways.

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Dedication. Expertise. Passion.



Ziad is a passionate tutor who loves to make a difference in students' lives by providing them with tools to be capable and successful in life. Ziad has extensive experience in tutoring Mathematics and Economics in both the high schoo levl (including IB and AP) and the university level. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Aleppo and the University of Zurich as well as a Master's degree in Business and Economics from the University of Aleppo.

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Katie received her IB Diploma from Inglemoor High School in Washington State, and attributes her sense of curiosity in the natural sciences and love of literature to the excellent educators she had in the IB Program. She is currently pursuing her PhD in biology at the University of Zurich after her achievements in her undergraduate studies at CUNY Hunter College (BA Honors) and graduate studies at ETH Zurich (MSc). She looks forward to tutoring and supporting her students in their high school education and preparations for college!

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Juyoung is excited to lead students in the exploration of the world around them through a foundational understanding of the natural sciences. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Denver and University of Zurich, respectively. She has extensive research experience in multiple fields and has tutored both high school (including IB and AP) and university students in biology, chemistry, and physics.

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We provide individualised tutoring according to the needs of the students. We provide excellent academic support in almost all subjects from a wide range of curricula (i.e. International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, A-Levels, IGCSEs, etc.). During these sessions, we focus both on content and exam techniques and we ensure that the students know what to expect in order to succeed in their final assessments. We offer academic tutoring for the subjects:

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

Biology SL/HL

Business and Management SL/HL

Chemistry SL/HL

Economics SL/HL

English A: Language and Literature SL/HL

English A: Literature SL/HL

Environmental Systems and Societies SL

German B SL/HL

German A: Language and Literature SL/HL

German A: Literature SL/HL

Geography SL/HL

Global Politics SL/HL

History SL/HL

Mathematics SL/HL

Philosophy SL/HL

Physics SL/HL

Psychology SL/HL

Theory of Knowledge

Visual Arts SL/HL

World Religions SL/HL

Advanced Placement Program

Art History




English Language and Composition

English Literature and Composition

Environmental Science

European History


Human Geography







US History

World History

If the subject that you would need tutoring in is not listed above, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will try our best to provide you with a tutor that fits your needs.


We provide individualised tutoring for various standardised examinations, including the PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, TOEFL and IELTS.

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Splügenstrasse 8, 8002 Enge, Switzerland


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We have helped hundreds of students boost their grades and get accepted to top universities. Read on below to hear what students had to say about their experience studying at Center for Academic Success and Achievement.

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Keean Richterich

Ziad made academics in high school enjoyable, to me as he was able to show me different ways to approach problems in Mathematics and Economics. He was available whenever I needed him and he really cared about my performance. With his expertise, my grades significantly improved and I felt prepared to take on university subjects.

Keean Richterich

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I took lessons with Ziad during my last two years of high school because I needed help for the IB and especially Mathematics and Economics. I would highly recommend Ziad because he manages to clearly explain in a simple way, things that my teachers at school would over-complicate and therefore confuse me. Additionally, he was always calm and available when I needed last minute help for revision and this helped me achieve final grades that I didn't think I could have without his help

Clement Cretien

Ziad tutored both my children for a number of years in both Maths and Economics. They recently successfully passed their AP and IB exams and I must honestly say that their high scores were thanks to Ziad. He followed them through their learning, understanding their needs, strengths and weaknesses and took genuine interest in their progress. His experience is impressive and he understands the rigours and demands of both the IB and the AP exams. He is a warm, welcoming teacher and my children always enjoyed his tutoring.

Natacha Schnapka

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