Award-Winning ACT Science Tutors in New York, NY
Noah "...I set reachable goals for every session and clear expectations about my responsibilities and the students responsibilities in preparing for our work together in order to maximize the time we have. I pride myself on being able to explain abstract concepts in practical terms and on being approachable and understanding. I am a warm, funny, and determined person who genuinely loves teaching..."
Elizabeth "I'm a Harvard graduate and a former high school science teacher with Teach for America. I'm in New York studying theater and voice but miss my science classes and students like crazy! I'm particularly strong in biology but also totally comfortable with chemistry, English and writing, social studies/history, and test prep. As a teacher my style is to help students discover the answers on their own, and become more confident in their ability to use critical thinking..."
Jed "...Besides chemistry, I offer tutoring in all high school math levels and specialize in writing/essay editing and SAT/ACT test prep as well. I am a creative writing minor and really enjoy using a variety of methods to help you develop a sense of conciseness, organization, and rhythm in their writing. Some of my favorite writers/poets include Langston Hughes, John Steinbeck, and Peter Matthiessen. Before returning to Middlebury College to finish my B.A..."
Daniel "... Since Math and English are heavily tested subjects, I’ve had the opportunity to help many students in these areas. They actually have some significant similarities: they’re both very structured and based on sets of rules. You just have to know the rules and how to apply them..."
Gwendolen "In France, I worked with native speakers to improve their English speaking and comprehension. Most recently, I worked with first generation college applicants to study for the SAT, take practice tests, and prepare college applications. I recently graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a B.A..."
Samuel "Although I have been tutoring on the side since high school and throughout college, my passion for teaching really took off when I entered the professional world of education. That's when I realized tutoring means more than conveying information. It means empowering students to succeed..."
McGill University - Bachelors, English Literature and Philosophy
Margarita "I'm currently a third year student at Columbia Law School, where I am an honors student. Some background on me: I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, and I come from a Russian family. In high school, I was an All-State debater, and a member of the National Honor Society..."
Gabriela "...In addition, I have experience working in summer educational programs focusing on math, reading, and science lessons for elementary and middle school students. Although I have experience tutoring a variety of subjects, I find the most joy in tutoring English. In my experience, my passion for literature and writing has made helping struggling students in this area more enjoyable and more successful..."
Kay "... My experience and beliefs make me an excellent tutor. I teach fifth grade math at a charter school. Last year, my students' math state test scores were the sixth highest in New York State..."
Columbia University in the City of New York - Bachelors, Neuroscience and Behavior
LeTourneau University - Current Grad Student, Master of Arts in Teaching
Lisa "... I absolutely love math and science, and I try to share my enthusiasm for learning with all of my students. Teaching is not one-size-fits-all. My goal is to help each student achieve to the best of his or her ability by adapting my teaching style to the needs of each individual student..."