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"...For the majority of my professional career I worked for Pearson Education, the largest Educational publisher in the country. There I worked alongside teachers and professors to help write and develop some of today's most cutting edge educational texts and technology. While working at Pearson, I continued to consistently tutor after working hours and on the weekends, and continued to do so after leaving Pearson..."
- William Paterson University - BA, English
- National University - MA, English
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, ACT, Reading, Essay Editing and 17 other subjects.
"...(I am certified K-12.) In particular, for secondary students, I can address language arts, critical reading, and writing requirements, and support those areas with examples from the pragmatic backdrop of what language arts and writing skills are needed to succeed today in college and in business. For younger students, my approach is to integrate interesting activities with the lesson plan and to match the lesson pacing to the student's level and learning style. I believe all students can improve with the right guidance and with application on their part..."
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, ISEE, Test Prep, SAT and 26 other subjects.
"... I earned my BA in Psychology with a minor in business management. I am currently working towards a certificate in brewing science. Since graduating from Ball State, I have primarily been employed as a tutor in Louisville, KY. I have spent my time helping students in two areas: test preparation and homework/organizational help..."
- Ball State University - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, PSAT Critical Reading, GRE Verbal, ACT and 31 other subjects.
"...I also received Distinction in the ICS department after completing a 115-page senior honors thesis analyzing the issues and implications of the politics and history that affect Muslim women in France who wear headscarves. Much of my research involved French sources and I spent three weeks conducting my own primary research in Paris in the form of interviews. I also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for six months during my junior year as an undergraduate..."
- Duke University - BA, International Comparative Studies, French, Arabic
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Other, ACT Reading, SAT Math and 19 other subjects.
"...Some experiences we are prepared for and some we are prepared to learn from. For me, I treat each day as the opportunity to learn more about anything. With this in mind, I find it more beneficial when teaching my students..."
- Quinnipiac University - BA, English
- Quinnipiac University - Masters , Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Literature, ACT, Test Prep and 16 other subjects.
"...When tutoring this subject, I like to draw on history, culture, and overarching themes in literary periods to contextualize a work. I am a strong writer and editor. I love helping with high school essays, the Writing portion of the SAT, personal statements, and college level essays..."
- University of California-Davis - BA, BA, English Literature and Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Writing, ACT Math, ACT and 16 other subjects.
"...I use my high standards as a driving force towards accomplishment and success. Students come to me for my expertise, but leave me realizing that they themselves are the integral voice in their own work. This transpires in an exchange that is both dialogical and balanced..."
- New College of Florida - BA, Sociology
- NYU - PhD, Performance Studies
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Critical Reading, ACT Science and 14 other subjects.
"...I am excited to be a Varsity Tutor, instilling a passion for learning in my students through experiential, hands-on education that promotes critical thinking skills. I firmly believe that the provision of equal educational opportunities can help foster social equality. I emphasize inquiry-based learning because I believe that students learn best when they are invested in the material and can fully explore its relation to the real world..."
- Hamilton College - BA, Psychology
- Teachers College, Columbia University - MA, Elementary Inclusive Education
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Spanish 1, Study Skills, Music and 38 other subjects.
"...In my spare time I like to explore Atlanta and Georgia, including historical sites, tasty restaurants and quirky attractions. I believe in giving back to the community and enjoy volunteering. I have built houses with Habitat for Humanity and other organizations, helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, built a school in Guatemala, served at homeless shelters in New York City, assisted children with disabilities during therapeutic horseback riding and volunteered at my church, the Humane Society and assisted living homes..."
- Cornell College - B.A., Sociology/Anthropology, Biology, German
- University of Maryland, College Park - M.A.A, Applied Anthropology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, ASPIRE Reading, ASPIRE English, ASPIRE Science and 27 other subjects.
"...in Psychology and a minor in Nutrition and Health, earning Distinction in All Subjects (awarded to students in the top 30% of the College of Arts and Sciences). Currently, I am pursuing a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science with the end goal of working in child and teen health and nutrition education. I’m here at Varsity Tutors to help young students build a foundation of solid study skills that they can rely on throughout their education..."
- Cornell University - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, PSAT, SSAT, College Essays and 36 other subjects.
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