Allison Bell

Washington, DC


  • Duke University
  • University of Virginia

Allison has earned 99th-percentile scores on the SAT and LSAT. After growing up in Florida and South Dakota, she was ready for a milder climate and attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. After taking the LSAT during college, Allison briefly considered attending law school, but instead followed her heart to become a public school teacher. Allison now has nine years of public school teaching under her belt and a master’s degree in reading education from the University of Virginia. She has worked as a reading specialist and English teacher, and she currently teaches sixth-grade history in Arlington, Virginia. She has been teaching with Manhattan Prep for eight years, enjoying the opportunity to use her test-taking skills to help others achieve their dreams. In her free time, Allison loves to hike, kayak, rock climb, travel, and spend time with her adorable dog, Hunter.

What students are saying

“Allison was a natural teacher. She was great at reading the class and knew when to slow down or speed up the pace.”

What students are saying

“Allison is very approachable. She never made the material feel unapproachable. I never felt embarrassed to ask a question.”

What students are saying

“Knows the LSAT like the inside of her hand! She\'s great!”