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"...I have experience teaching people who struggle with English from teaching in Taiwan as well as tutoring SAT prep locally to immigrants. My strongest subjects are Math and Science. When I teach I try to use examples and explain some study methods I use to make learning faster..."
- Duke University - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 1, SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M, AP Biology and 13 other subjects.
"...In assisting students with writing at Boston Latin, I have found that some students have a natural turn for writing essays and need little more than encouragement and editing. With most students, however, writing is not a skill they can effortlessly pick up, and creativity is not instantly fluid. Bearing that in mind, I use a Socratic method to draw out ideas and key words and phrases when helping students come up with responses to creative writing essay questions, i.e., the kind given on SATs, ACTs and on college essays..."
- Boston College - BA, English, Secondary Education
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, PSAT Critical Reading, PSAT Writing Skills, Pre-Algebra and 26 other subjects.
"...Since graduation, I have been preparing to apply to Nurse Practitioner School as well as volunteering in the Pediatric Unit at Boston Medical Center, where I play with the children to make their hospital stays more enjoyable. Throughout college, I was in charge of a program that provided English lessons for the Spanish-speaking janitorial and dining staff at Tufts. Although I tutor several subjects, I have a passion for sharing my love of Spanish with students, as well as helping students develop an organized method for preparing and writing essays or research papers..."
- Tufts University - BS/BA, Psychology/Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Writing, Arithmetic, Spanish 3 and 10 other subjects.
"... Over the last five years, my clients have ranged from elementary school to college students. As a qualified and certified tutor, I constantly aspire to help my students understand the logic, and content of the subject matter, while also being able to comprehend the complexity of the subject matter. Most importantly, I am passionate about helping my students succeed in any way that I can. I begin every tutoring session by gaining an understanding of the current knowledge of the student, and gradually building on that knowledge..."
- Hunter College, CUNY - BA, Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Organic Chemistry, Algebra 2, MCAT and 10 other subjects.
"...I enjoy working with organizations to diminish the educational learning gaps as much as possible through tutoring and mentoring, summer camps and college preparatory activities for K-12 youths. My experience with research and qualitative data spans from interning with Proctor and Gamble in Research and Development to SAT Test Prep and math assessments. I enjoy helping the youth and my peers succeed in attaining the gratifying experience of learning and understanding material that they thought was impossible to learn..."
- Georgia Tech - B.S., Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra 2 and 5 other subjects.
"...During my collegiate career, I was a teaching assistant for an Introduction to Engineering course for freshman students to acquaint them with engineering concepts. I was also a tutor for the university helping students with mathematics and science courses, editing papers, as well as various engineering computer programs. During my high school career, I was involved with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters mentoring program, and I had the opportunity to tutor one elementary school student a year..."
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - BS, Aerospace Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, ACT Science, Geometry, Middle School Math and 36 other subjects.
"... I made it a point to travel the world for recreation and on business to learn as much as I could about us and other cultures. I have met presidents, prime ministers and government officials at all levels and my stories bring any subject alive and relevant for the student. While rote memory is important at times, I find that the people I teach and coach do much better learning the why and how of a subject..."
- JD - n/a, n/a
- NYU - BS, Political Science/ Metropolitan Studies
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, AP Comparative Government and Politics, Geography, Public Speaking and 25 other subjects.
"...I am a great tutor because I can understand which areas a person is having difficulties with, and focus on those. I worked as an Instructional Aide for 3 semesters at Arizona State University in Calculus courses for Engineers. In addition to tutoring, I gave weekly quizzes on the material and kept grade records for approximately 250 students per semester. Currently I work at a math tutoring center for grades 1-12. I really enjoy the variety of subjects and ages that I am able to tutor..."
- Arizona State University - BS, Industrial Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Trigonometry and 11 other subjects.
"...I also received a minor in Computer Science. During my time in college, I was employed by the university as a math/computer science tutor. During that time, I helped a diverse set of college students understand the applicable side of their respective math/computer science courses..."
- San Francisco State University - BA, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus and 5 other subjects.
"...I have done this by establishing what areas of the subject are most troubling to students and focusing on them by using a variety of different sources. I have many textbooks and class notes, manuals, etc. that the students can use to have multiple viewpoints on the same subject..."
- Arizona State University - BS, Microbiology
- University of California Los Angeles - DDS, Dentistry
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, DAT, Biology, Physiology and 7 other subjects.
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