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"...I went to Bentley University and received my BS in Business Management with the highest of honors. My learning will continue as I begin my MBA at Boston College in the Fall, which will allow me to continue sharpening my tools needed to be a successful tutor. I volunteered as a tutor throughout my college career and I have always played this role with family and friends..."
- Bentley University - Bachelor of Science, Business Management
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, ESL/ELL, Public Speaking, Summer and 27 other subjects.
"...I also want to build their confidence and teach strong study habits that will help them excel in the classroom. I really enjoy helping people become better writers, because it's a vital tool of self expression. I also enjoy teaching middle school math—because I remember what it was like to struggle with math as a student, I feel like I can better understand how to help students now..."
- Northwestern University - BA, Studio Art, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, AP English Language and Composition, SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics and 20 other subjects.
"I have a BA with Honors in English Literature (University of Lancaster) and a MA in English (SFSU). I specialize in helping students become better essay writers by teaching them simple and useful tricks to make their English or Composition class less intimidating. I also am passionate about Literature (my area of academic study focused on Epistolary Literature of the 18th century) and I am comfortable teaching it through the undergraduate, AP, and high school level..."
- Lancaster University - BA (with Honors), English Literature
- San Francisco State Universtiy - Masters of Arts, English Literature
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, AP English Literature and Composition, AP English Language and Composition, Writing and 3 other subjects.
"... This means that I recognize students as having varied capabilities, strengths, weaknesses, and potentials. I am expert at strategies in differentiated learning and assisting students in the learning process. I am passionate about literature and the written word and feel that, with success in these areas, a student has unlimited potential to achieve in the 21st century..."
- Fairfield University/UCONN - BS, Science in Nursing/English
- University of Bridgeport - MS, Education in Language Arts
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Literature, Public Speaking, Essay Editing and 6 other subjects.
"I'm a graduate of St. John's College and Georgetown Law. Teaching is in my blood-my mother is a teacher, and she instilled in me the love of helping someone reach his or her potential with compassion and enthusiasm. I have been tutoring since middle school and I don't ever plan on stopping! My favorite subject to tutor is the LSAT, but I also LOVE English, US History, and World History..."
- St. John's College - BA, Liberal Arts
- Georgetown University Law Center - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, LSAT, History and 21 other subjects.
"...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:College Essays, Advanced Placement, Writing, Literature and 8 other subjects.
"I am a Philosophy of Religions M.A. student at the University of Chicago, and I have been living in the Chicago area for about five years. I work with students for both ACT prep and academic support. As a philosopher, I spend a lot of time breaking down complex ideas into simple, digestible parts; I'm pretty good at it, and I think it makes me a better tutor..."
- Wheaton College - BA, Philosophy
- University of Chicago - MA, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Algebra, ACT Science, World History and 22 other subjects.
"... Recently, I have spent my time tutoring elementary and high school students in math. I do not have a preference for what age I work with, as long as I feel I can pass along my enjoyment of the subject. It is easy to get bogged down in the details, but I like to talk about why they are important to the larger picture..."
- College of Wooster - BA, English Math
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Reading, Calculus 2, ISEE and 19 other subjects.
"...In addition, I began to teach Spanish I-IV at the undergraduate level as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, as well as have taught Spanish as an Adjunct Instructor for two other colleges. My responsibilities as a GTA was to tutor and teach students who struggled with the language and concepts. In addition to teaching Spanish, my favorite subjects to teach are E.S.L (English as a Second Language) and Reading/Writing of any grade level..."
- THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON - HONORS B.A., CRCJ/SPANISH
- THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON - M.A., MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Spanish 2, Essay Editing, Spanish and 16 other subjects.
"... Passionate about learning and thinking, I strive to engage my students in the material they are studying in ways that are meaningful to them personally. No learner is the same and every subject can be interesting if approached the right way. While I am thrilled to tutor in art history or other humanities fields, I am especially fulfilled by working with students to improve and enhance their verbal abilities..."
- Cornell University - B.A. with Honors, Art History
- University of Pennsylvania - MA and Ph.D., Art History
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, Summer and 9 other subjects.
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