The Founders

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Andrew Vargas Delman

Andrew double-majored in Cognitive Science and Spanish at Johns Hopkins University, where he had access to invaluable experiences in a number of areas. He has tutored numerous subjects, from Cognition and Perception to SAT/ACT to English Composition. He directed a volunteer sexual health group for two years, did academic research in linguistics, worked as a study consultant for JHU underclassmen, tutored organic chemistry and other subjects, had photographs published, composed piano pieces, volunteered as a medical translator and played a concert for stroke survivors at SCALE, a rehabilitation center in Baltimore.

He is a co-founder and academic consultant for North Coast, specializing in Math/Science Tutoring and Academic Coaching. Aside from North Coast, Andrew is a co-creator of Daya Woods, a bilingual science education project with an emphasis on mental health. He's a life-long musician, salsa dancer and juggling enthusiast.


Alex McNeil

Alex graduated with a degree in Politics & Government from the University of Puget Sound.

At Puget Sound, Alex worked as a writing advisor in the school's Writing Center, created an interdisciplinary symposium for faculty and student research, was a national finalist for the Watson Fellowship, and received numerous awards for his academic writing.

After graduating, Alex worked as a political organizer for the Democratic Party in the 2016 election. He has been an assistant instructor for political theory and bioethics at both Puget Sound and at San Francisco State University, where he is currently pursuing graduate study in political theory. At San Francisco State, Alex is the current holder of the Matthew Stolz prize in political theory. 

Alex is co-founder at North Coast, and specializes in College Counseling, English and Writing Tutoring, and SSAT Tutoring.

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