Carefully selected, highly-credentialed College Essays tutors in Levittown, NY
"I have an M.S. in English Education, and I am certified in English Language Arts, grades 7-12. I have been teaching and tutoring for 10 years. My experience includes SAT prep (Critical Reading & Writing) and college application essays."
- Barnard College - B.A., Psychology and English
- Hofstra University - M.S., English Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, SAT Writing, SAT, SAT Math, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, College Essays, PSAT, Reading, SAT Verbal
" Whether an individual learns better visually, audibly or through example, the primary ingredient for success is to first ascertain the most effective way to convey knowledge to that individual. I recently graduated from SUNY Albany with a bachelors in Communications. As a member of Lambda Pi Eta, a communications honor society, I have always helped others with communications assignments including essay writing, projects, and understanding text. I like to help others create their own plan of success."
- State University of New York at Albany - BA, Communications
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Phonics, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Essay Editing, Elementary Math
"I also have experience tutoring graduate Masters and PHD candidates in the fields of Latin language acquisition and advanced Latin prose. Moreover, I was a History major at Princeton and wrote a 125-page thesis, so I can definitely tutor in the areas of collegiate-level History and Writing. I am a very amicable, humorous, dedicated, and hardworking individual who has a natural gift at gently encouraging people to be their best. I know that I will be a great tutor to any child, adolescent, or adult and cannot wait to help individuals achieve academically!." ...
- Princeton University - Bachelor of Arts, History
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Geometry, College Essays, Phonics, Pre-Calculus, Latin, Writing, Calculus, Trigonometry, Biology, Elementary Math
"I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. I then went to Albany Law School where I obtained a Juris Doctor Degree and I have been practicing law in New York for over seven years. I look forward to sharing my knowledge in writing, government and reading comprehension with students of all levels.."
- University of Pittsburgh - BA, Political Science
- Albany Law School - JD, n/a
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Reading, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing
"I became fluent in Italian over the course of my junior year as an exchange student in Rome, and since graduation, I've gone back to Italy multiple times for work. I have also lived in Istanbul, where I taught English as a foreign language and discovered my love for teaching. I try to set specific goals with my students, and to work in a focused way toward these goals. Whether we are working out a math problem or deducing the meaning of an unfamiliar word, I encourage students to write down their thought process and to try to imagine more than path to the solution." ...
- Barnard College, Columbia University - BA, Italian
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math, College Essays, SAT, Algebra, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, Elementary Math
" I went on to work for another, more individualized company as a lead academic tutor in test prep and multiple subjects. I was recruited by an online tutoring firm to write and perform their ACT prep video series. I currently assist students in Liberal Arts Studies through the Writing Center at the Juilliard School, and I continue to teach lessons in music. My enthusiasm for working with students continues to grow as I meet more capable, intelligent young people who often just need insight into how to tackle the mass of material they receive in the classroom." ...
- University of California at Berkeley - BA, Music
- San Francisco Conservatory of Music - MM, Vocal Performance
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, GRE, German, ACT Writing, ACT English, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Algebra, Trigonometry, SAT Math, College Essays, Phonics, Biology, ACT Math, Chemistry, ACT, History, ACT Science, Writing, ACT Reading, PSAT, Pre-Calculus, SAT Writing, Geometry, Middle School Math
"in English, while also taking many courses in Art History. I am an experienced teacher and tutor, having taught abroad in both Ankara, Turkey and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after graduation. While I am available to tutor many subjects, my expertise lies in SAT and GRE test prep, reading, writing and editing college essays. In Turkey, I taught English language and writing at Bilkent University, one of the top English language universities in the country. I worked with small classes of university students, helping them prepare for their entrance exams and tutoring writing and essay construction to advanced students." ...
- Williams College - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Writing, College Essays, SAT Math, Reading, GRE, History, SAT, Writing, SAT Verbal
" Although I have a background in English, I am also equipped to teach a variety of other subjects and have a particular interest in elementary education. My personal educational philosophy is one that accommodates the different ways students learn. I believe it is important for an educator to understand how a given student learns in order to best reach that student. No where is this more true than in one-on-one tutoring."
- Goucher College - BA, English (Creative Writing)
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, ACT, Writing, Biology, Algebra, Reading, Statistics, College Essays, History, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, SAT, Middle School Math, PSAT, ACT Reading
"After graduation a U.S. Fulbright Fellowship brought me to Argentina, where I taught U.S and British history at the National University of Rio Cuarto. I am certified fluent in Spanish and well-versed in the cultural modismos, or variations, that define Spanish dialects. Before Varsity Tutors I was a freelance writing tutor for middle and high school students."
- Boston College - BA an BA, History and Hispanic Studies (Spanish)
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Essay Editing, Writing
"In this respect, my teaching has been enriched by graduate study (M.A., M.Phil, medieval European history), including intensive study of both history and languages, including German, Latin, French and Spanish, which I speak fluently. Furthermore, my teaching has been shaped by many years working as a high-school history / social studies teacher: I have taught global history, and several electives: political philosophy, modern Latin America, strategic thinking and religion. I have also taught test preparation and ESL. This background enables me to provide instructive, substantive lessons, and to understand and draw upon each ...
- Harvard College - BA, History
- Columbia University - M.A.; M.Phil., History
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Latin, Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing, Spanish
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