Award-Winning Algebra Tutors in Washington, DC
Lindsey "...In 2005, I received my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University where I minored in History. In 2011, I studied in England to earn a M.A..."
Boston University - BS, Mechanical Engineering
University of Sussex - MA, Poverty and International Development
Purdue University - PhD, Engineering Education
Nisma "...I just graduated from Yale University with an MA in International Development Economics. Since graduating I worked in Communications for Mercy Corps, mostly writing for their blog. Right now I am interning at an International Development Consulting firm, in their education team, in downtown DC..."
Ben "...I can't say I am an expert at anything, but I have a wide range of interests and abilities. I enjoy soccer, basketball, football, tennis, biking, board riding, exploring nature, cooking, eating, dancing, playing music, reading, and solving puzzles and problems. I try to have fun and be grateful every day..."
Zachary "... While there, I completed a course in mountain medicine. I've also bungy jumped on three continents and have plans to do the remaining three (does Antarctica even count?!) in the next few years. Perhaps most of all, I enjoy getting to know new and interesting people..."
State University of New York Geneseo - BS, Biology
Uniformed Services University - MD/PhD, Medicine and Microbiology
Alexander "...I feel this allows the student to behave more comfortably, and in turn, get more out of the material that they are learning. This strategy has worked especially well in the Baltimore City Prison. I do recognize that each student is an individual and may have different ways of learning material..."
Samantha "...My favorite part of tutoring is seeing students improve and build confidence in areas they used to be nervous about or dislike. One of the reasons I enjoy tutoring French is that I myself was initially very afraid to learn a foreign language. I had a speech impediment as a child and had to attend speech therapy, so I know very well how nerve-wracking it can be to learn, and especially speak, a foreign language..."
Brown University - Bachelors, 1. International and Comparative Political Science 2. Economics
Johns Hopkins University-Schools of Advanced International Studies - Current Grad Student, 1. Conflict Management 2. International Economics
Sean "...This is in addition to my Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience (with a pre-medical focus) and minor in Sociocultural Anthropology, both of which were earned at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Class of 2009). Throughout all of this, I have accumulated a great amount of research experience within the realm of molecular biology and data-driven neuroscience. Currently, I am tackling the arduous process of applying to medical school. I've tutored in various modes: as a tutor in math, reading, and writing for young inner-city children, as an SAT instructor, and as an educational volunteer at St..."
Cary "...Currently, I am taking some time off before starting a job at a law firm. While in college at the University of Virginia, I tutored international teaching assistants, 100 and 200-level French students, and 9th grade English students at a local high school. I have also given informal counseling to law school applicants..."
Melody "I have a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Bioengineering from Rice University and Johns Hopkins University, respectively. My passion is global health and I'm interested in developing engineering solutions to meet clinical needs in low-resource settings. I enjoy teaching and have worked as a tutor, presentations coach, and design team mentor for high school and college students."
Lauren "...The creativity of an artist can be a powerful asset to a teacher. I possesses an artist's creative ability to view the world and its problems in different perspectives, intuitive knack to come up with unexpected ways of looking and understanding new concepts, and flexibility of thought. I can explain a concept from different perspectives often utilizing visuals and the big picture..."