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"...I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Hispanic Linguistics program at the University of Arizona, and have previously earned a B.A. in Spanish and Linguistics with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies and an M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics..."
- University of Arizona - BA, Spanish, Linguistics
- University of Arizona - MA, Hispanic Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:English, Spanish, Spanish 2, Spanish 3 and 8 other subjects.
"...I have been teaching in the elementary grades for over seven years. I am currently teaching second grade and I love helping my students learn to read, write and think critically. I earned my Master's degree in Reading Education and I am certified as a Reading Specialist..."
- Pennsylvania State University - BS, Elementary Education
- Cabrini College - BS, Reading Specialist Certification Program
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:English, Public Speaking, Phonics, Writing and 2 other subjects.
"...I have also completed the NYC Teaching Fellows Program and taught ELA to a diverse group of students in the public school system in New York City. What is more, I am a literary columnist for The Post Eagle, a Polish-American newspaper published in New Jersey, and a published short-story writer. I believe that my strong dedication to teaching and tutoring, my extensive classroom experience, and finally my passion for language and literature all qualify me to becoming a valuable asset to Varsity Tutors..."
- SUNY Purchase - BA, Literature
- City College - MS, Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:English, Reading, Special Education, European History and 7 other subjects.
"...I enjoy working with students to determine which approach will best support his or her academic achievement. As rewarding as observing progress in a student is for me, I know that it is even more significant for the student and I am committed to ensuring that each of my students can enjoy that sense of personal accomplishment. I have several years of experience working in a classroom setting and on an individual basis with K-12 students, as well as university and graduate-level students..."
- University of California, Berkeley - BA, Political Science
- Columbia University - Master's Degree, International Affairs
Tutoring Subjects:English, World History, Algebra, Arithmetic and 25 other subjects.
"...I loved seeing my student’s command of their material become increasingly sophisticated throughout the course of their academic year by focusing on their overall comprehension as well as the mechanics of their writing. Additionally, I have had great success aiding students in writing their personal statements for both undergraduate and graduate admissions. Across the board, my teaching philosophy has been to prompt my students through discussion, using questions as much as concrete examples to promote understanding..."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, English Literature
Tutoring Subjects:English, AP English Literature and Composition, AP English Language and Composition, Essay Editing and 5 other subjects.
"...Many summers have found me working as a residential assistant for Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, where I often would run the ever popular Seuss & Silverstein appreciation session. My ultimate goal is to become a high school English teacher and I am interested in becoming involved in educational policy at the national level later on in my life. Teaching is a joy that has always rivaled the happiness I receive from reading a great poem or communicating in another language..."
- Harvard College - BA, English
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
Tutoring Subjects:English, SAT Critical Reading, French 4, AP French Language and Culture and 25 other subjects.
"... I received my B.A. in Comparative Literature with a concentration on Yiddish literature. I also spent a semester studying at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. My tutoring experience ranges from tutoring local high school students in Algebra, the California High School Exit Exam, and the SAT to running an immersive English program in Uruguay..."
- University of California, Berkeley - B.A., Comparative Literature
Tutoring Subjects:English, Spanish 3, SAT Mathematics, Spanish 4 and 40 other subjects.
"...In addition to teaching fourth through eleventh graders in the classroom, I worked with motivated students individually to prepare them for academic competitions and qualifying tests for study abroad programs. I also led English clubs in the city library where I helped university students and adults improve their conversational skills and their knowledge of the English speaking world. It was an immensely rewarding and formative experience, from which I gained the ability to tailor my teaching methods to meet the needs of every individual I worked with and to overcome language and cultural barriers through patience, understanding, and a good sense of humor..."
- UCSD - BA, Literature/Writing
Tutoring Subjects:English, Summer, SAT Critical Reading, Italian and 16 other subjects.
"...I will help you to improve your test scores in writing and reading, but, more importantly, I will help you to establish habits of confidence. I think you are a better writer and reader than you realize. I will help you to identify what you are good at and where you need the most help..."
- Skidmore - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:English, Literature, Reading, SAT Verbal and 3 other subjects.
"...I am currently working on a Masters of Teaching and Learning at CSU and hope to be a language instructor in Denver after I graduate. I have over three years of international language teaching experience and have lived in several countries, including India, Indonesia, Spain, and Germany. I am happy to answer any questions that you have about myself or my teaching style..."
- University of Colorado at Boulder - BA, English
- Colorado State University - MS, Teaching and Learning
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:English, Writing, ESL/ELL, College Essays and 11 other subjects.
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