Bara is an expert in high-performance coaching, stress management, overcoming test anxiety, and personal empowerment. Her transformative test preparation includes twenty years' experience teaching, including six years as an instructor for The Princeton Review. She is a pioneer in bringing human potential techniques to the test preparation field. Seeing the negative effect anxiety was having on her clients' test scores, she began integrating holistic modalities into her training, resulting in students’ increased confidence and their impressive score improvements.
She founded TPNY/TPSF in 2005—the only company to fuse test preparation training and strategy with positive mindset techniques, including hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming, mindfulness, EFT, EMDR, sound therapy, and more. Simply put: TPNY/TPSF is to students what sports psychologists and trainers are to athletes. TPNY/TPSF’s books GMAT Sentence Correction Intensive and Full Potential Manual are published by Nova Press. Their Full Potential Audio Program for the GMAT and GRE is a unique interactive 5-hour program geared toward mastering the mental and psychological aspects of taking high stakes tests. It is available online in a monthly subscription platform. Sapir holds Masters degrees in Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Art History from the University of Michigan. She has certification in Hypnosis, Neurolingistic Programming, and is a Reiki practitioner. She lives in NYC and Oakland.
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