About the Owner/Director

Gabrielle Crichlow is the esteemed captain of this ship. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, which she earned from St. John's University in 2015. Prior to that, she attended Temple University and earned her Bachelors in Psychology in 2009.

Gabrielle brings a wealth of academic excellence as well as a proven record of tutoring. She began tutoring at an after-school program and a foster care agency while attending Temple University. She then brought her talents to several Supplemental Education Services providers. Seeing the academic struggles of low-income and middle-income families, Gabrielle realized that they deserved more than the limited services these providers offered to them. It was in this moment that a light bulb went off - "I'll start my own company!" Her experiences in college (and even graduate school) provided Gabrielle with the insight that she needed to excel at and enjoy tutoring, and also inspire other tutors to do the same. She founded A Step Ahead Tutoring Services, Inc. on October 9, 2013, and has operated it ever since.

Gabrielle's life goals are to become a full-time entrepreneur and to make community resources more accessible to populations in need.