Award-Winning ACT Writing Tutors in New York, NY
Herman "I am a 2011 graduate of Oberlin College with a Bachelor's of Arts in both Mathematics and Biochemistry. After graduating, I lived in Busan, South Korea for two years, learning the language of my mother and working as an English teacher in the public school system, and am currently applying to medical school while living in New York City. I am able to tutor many higher-level math courses, and have enough background in the sciences to tutor chemistry and physics at the high school level..."
John "...I am able to coach students through the material, while providing solid test-taking strategy. I’m a great resource for college admission essays – from the Common App, to long and short supplemental essays, to brag sheets and student resumes. As a Teacher and Editor, I help students to analyze content, organize their insights, and express their ideas with language that is original, personal, and correct..."
Nick "I graduated in three years from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. There, I earned my BS in Economics, Magna Cum Laude with concentrations in Finance and Statistics. This Fall, I will be moving to the UK to attend the University of Oxford, where I will read for my MSc in Applied Statistics at Jesus College - I'm kind of a data geek! When it comes to tutoring, I am willing to do anything from elementary math to SAT writing...I am not purely quant focused..."
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - BS, Economics, Statistics, Finance
University of Oxford - MSc, Applied Statistics
Genesis "...The liberal arts curriculum I took at St. John's University has ensured that I not only can tutor students in technical fields but also humanities. I am a savvy test taker and would be able to teach your child not only the content necessary to excel at an exam and other standardized tests, but also how to utilize strategies to maximize efficiency and accuracy..."
St. Johns University - BA, Biology
Justin "...That is to say, I aim to cultivate an appreciation for math, science, and/or the humanities that will last into college and their career. Unwilling to compromise my love for language or my affinity for math and problem solving, I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Computational Linguistics, the interface between computer science and human language. Fluent in Spanish and German, I also study second language acquisition in my course and lab work..."
Ema "...Past tutoring experience has included working for UC Teams Charter School in Plainsfield, NJ where I taught middle school children math and science, along with other scattered experiences throughout high school as I was a member of several honor societies. As I am a person easily fascinated by most disciplines, I like to mainly focus my tutoring mainly to math, biology, economics, French, and English. Education is a profession that runs deep in my family and the retention and expansion of knowledge is something very dear to me..."
Mia "...Most students come to me for my encouraging spirit and fun attitude because I always want to make learning a positive experience. Writing an essay or dissecting a book really boils down to the art of storytelling -- and I think, no matter your age, we all can appreciate to the transformative power of stories. Not everyone finds their words easily, and some even feel ashamed to take time to express themselves..."
Stephanie "I graduated from Oberlin College in 2008 with a double degree in math and politics, and then I moved to China. I spent more than four years in China working as a teacher for Chinese and international students. I've taught all different ages and types of students, in subjects ranging from ESL to math to SAT..."
Tarif "...My tutoring style is very student oriented with some lecturing. I make sure that most of the time I am asking questions, even if it is basic, just to get the student to always be on his/her feet. I also make sure to use a lot of diagrams and flow charts when teaching..."
CUNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Science - BS/MD, Biomedical Science/ Medical Degree
CUNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Science - BS/MD, BS/MD
Gabriela "I am a graduate of Staten Island Technical High School, one of New York City's specialized high schools. Upon graduation, I enrolled at Amherst College, an elite liberal arts college in Massachusetts. I am working towards my Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Sociology..."