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"I graduated from the University of Southern California magna cum laude and am on track to begin my MBA in the fall of 2014. I love working with people who are passionate about furthering their knowledge and education. I have always performed well on standardized tests and believe I can relay some skills and tools that will benefit you..."
- University of Southern California - BA, Social Sciences
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Study Skills and Organization, ACT English, Pre-Calculus and 27 other subjects.
"...student at SMU Dedman School of Law. My greatest instructional strengths include SAT/ACT, critical reading, writing, essay editing, and Spanish language/literature. I look forward to developing a customized study plan with your student in order to achieve his/her educational goals..."
- The University of Texas at Austin - B.B.A./B.A., Business/Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, LSAT, ACT Writing and 15 other subjects.
"...This has taken the form of summer math enrichment programs where I worked closely with both CPS students and teachers, being a teaching assistant for first-year students at the UofC, and extensive one-on-one tutoring with students from my high school. I can proudly say I've taught math and hard science to all types, from poets to future engineers. I focus on teaching my students to always think for themselves and to come up with their own solutions rather than relying on rote memorization. My goal is that come test time, even if they are initially stumped, the intuition that students have worked so hard to build up will push them in the right direction..."
- University of Chicago - BS and BA, resp., Mathematics and Biology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Calculus 2, SAT Verbal, ACT and 24 other subjects.
"... First of all, congratulations for taking a big step in furthering your child's education – one-on-one tutoring is one of the most effective ways to improve academic achievement and confidence. Above all else, a good teacher shines light where there was otherwise darkness. Sometimes, a student simply cannot see how to connect theory and practice, sometimes, they don't realize how good they are at something, until someone else points it out. As a full-time classroom teacher, I am passionate about teaching, dedicated to nurturing students so they may reach their full potential. One message I always like to relay with my students: stay positive and focused, and anything is possible..."
- TUFTS - BA, ENGLISH LITERATURE
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Literature, Geometry, Government and 30 other subjects.
"...I believe the most valuable learning comes when students are encouraged to solve problems using their own basic knowledge and skills, rather than being told to memorize a certain formula or simply being given the answer. This is what I strive to do with all of my students. My friendly, energetic, and patient personality has helped students to feel at ease in the past, stimulating interest and confidence in the material as opposed to frustration..."
- Boston College - Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Arts, Biology; Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Middle School Math, ACT, Algebra and 6 other subjects.
"...I have also studied math up to differential equations. I have spent countless hours mentoring students in molecular biology and lab techniques. I truly love to teach others how cool science really is..."
- University of Utah - BS, Chemical Engineering
- Brigham Young University - PhD, Molecular Biology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry and 10 other subjects.
"...I tutor Economics, Spanish, Politics, History, and PSAT, SAT, ACT, and GRE test prep. I like getting to know my students and organizing our sessions based on their input. My favorite subject to tutor is Economics because it is all around us and very applicable to everyday life..."
- College of William and Mary - BA, International Relations
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, GRE Verbal, Arithmetic, PSAT Mathematics and 77 other subjects.
"... I went to college determined to become a writer, until I met some committed science professors and changed my major the first week of freshman year. I discovered a new love in Biology courses, especially Botany, Plant Physiology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry. I developed skills and a passion for Chemistry and pursued a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Georgetown University..."
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD) - n/a, n/a
- College of Idaho - BS, Biology (chemistry minor)
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ISEE, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics and 18 other subjects.
"...My goal is to help my students succeed in their future educational career, and this is the reason for my teaching philosophy. Once an individual gets to college, he or she will have to work on developing their critical thinking skills more than anything. After college, many employers and prestigious companies place a huge importance on critical thinking skills in their potential candidates..."
- California Institute of Technology - B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Writing, AP Calculus BC, Algebra and 39 other subjects.
"...I'm certified to teach K-12 English and K-12 Music and have taught both subjects both in traditional schools as well as through extra-curricular programs. Because I have worked at a Reading and Learning Clinic and a university Academic Resource Center I have developed many skills to help students with learning differences. I believe that everyone can learn and that people's learning styles can become strengths..."
- Loyola University New Orleans - BA, English and Music
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT English, Special Education, Middle School Math and 14 other subjects.
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