Carefully selected, highly-credentialed English tutors in Deer Park, NY
"I am a graduate student pursuing a Masters in Public Health at Columbia University's Mailman School. I completed a B.A. at Yale University in the History of Science & Medicine in May of 2011, and I am eager to work with Varsity Tutors in order to help other students achieve their academic goals. I have been tutoring at a variety of levels since I was in elementary school, and have discovered that I truly love the opportunity to help others gain a better understanding of whatever subject matter is at hand."
- Yale University - BA, History of Science & Medicine
- Columbia University - MPH, Public Health, Sociomedical Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, Phonics, College Essays, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, Writing, PSAT, SAT Writing, History, SAT, Reading, Essay Editing
"I have been tutoring for several years, and I love working with kids. I'm a recent graduate of Williams College, where I majored in English and minored in French. I spent my junior year abroad in Paris, where in addition to perfecting my language skills, I played clarinet in an orchestra, earned a diploma of cuisine, and wrote in a creative writing circle. Since moving to New York I have worked as a freelance journalist and at several food websites, including Serious Eats and The Daily Meal. Currently, I am applying to the Master's of Food Studies program at NYU." ...
- Williams College - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Reading, SAT Math, SAT, Writing, French, PSAT, College Essays, SSAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing
"This is my fifth year of teaching, and my first year with Varsity Tutors! I am currently a New York City public school educator, teaching a 5th grade class, after spending three years teaching 2nd grade. As a teacher I strive to ensure each of my students receives a high quality education that meets their needs. As a tutor, this goal also applies. I love helping students reach their "light bulb" moment, the moment where everything finally makes sense."
- The University of Vermont - BS, Elementary Education
- Walden University - MS, Elementary Reading and Literacy K-6
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Reading, Phonics
"From listening to my grandmother’s folktales as a child, to reading for pleasure and learning as a student, to writing with clarity and insight in my professional career, I look for the story that lies at the heart of a written work. As a tutor, my goal is to not only provide the student with strategies and confidence to perform optimally on exams and college applications, but to imbue a lifelong motivation to engage in reading for meaning, communicate ideas effectively and write with clarity and impact. I begin by asking my student to write on a personal topic for ten minutes. Together, we read what the student has written in order that I may ...
- University of Pittsburgh - BS, English, Psychology
- Columbia University SIPA - MA, Political Science, Russian
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Writing, College Essays, SAT Verbal
"Teaching is and always has been an important part of my life. I am currently a second grade teacher, but I have worked in many different settings with various types of students including children with behavioral, emotional, and learning difficulties as well as gifted and talented students. I have also tutored several students over the past few years in math, reading, and writing. I enjoy tutoring because it allows for the instruction to be tailored towards a student's specific needs."
- Montclair State University - BA , Elementary Education
- Montclair State University - MA, Reading
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Reading, Writing
"I am a 2009 graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. As an undergrad I majored in both English and German. Upon graduation I received the Rimbach Teacher Award, which sent me to Rimbach, Germany from 2009-10, where I taught both English and theater."
- St. Olaf College - BA, English, German
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT, ACT Science, Writing, College Essays, German, ACT Writing
"I graduated from Brown with a degree in History and took a wide variety of courses during my time as an undergraduate – from Russian literature to Buddhist philosophy to modern dance. I thoroughly enjoy the process of helping students improve their performance in the classroom and on standardized tests. My goal is to help students develop a passion, or at least an interest, in subject areas they may have learned to dislike or fear. I build students' confidence by helping them understand the connection between areas of study that challenge them, and other subjects they may already feel comfortable with. I believe that writing, reading and ...
- Brown University - B.A., History
Tutoring Subjects:German, Algebra, SAT Writing, History, Biology, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, PSAT, Writing
"I'm a J.D., with extensive tutoring and teaching experience. Previous clients have ranged from elementary and middle school students to college-level students struggling with test prep as well as writing composition and general study skills. I first delved into tutoring in 2005, teaching grammar and mechanics, essay composition and editing, and general study skills. In the years following, I've turned to tutoring and lecturing, while completing my own studies. I received a scholastic award for my tutoring work, focusing on college essays and writing skills. My teaching style focuses on breaking down complex information to ...
- St. John's University - BA, Philosophy, International Studies
- Indiana University Maurer School of Law - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Reading, Phonics, Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Writing, LSAT, SAT Verbal
"Hello, I’m Alicia, a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, and graduate student in Writing at Columbia University. In May of 2011 I received my Bachelor’s in Comparative Arts, a unique interdisciplinary program offered through the WashU's Department of Comparative Literature - essentially a hybrid of Literature and Art History. I also completed minors in both Photography and Writing, two of my greatest passions. In the fall of 2012 I began my MFA in Writing with a concentration in non-fiction at Columbia. My extensive coursework in English and Creative Writing has given me a great deal of experience in workshop-based ...
- Washington University in St. Louis - B.A., Comparative Arts
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, ACT Math, ACT Reading, College Essays, ACT, Reading, ACT English, Writing, HSPT Prep, ACT Science, ACT Writing, SAT Writing, PSAT, History, SAT, SAT Math, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics
"In 2010, I graduated from Central Connecticut State University with my BS in Elementary Education and I am graduating from Penn State with my Masters in Education-Curriculum and Instruction and Children's Literature. I am currently a K-5 reading tutor in a public school setting in Connecticut. I tutor reading comprehension skills, reading strategies and phonics. My daily goal is to spread my passion for reading and help children grow to become better readers."
- Central Connecticut State University - BS, Geography/Elementary Education
- Penn State University World Campus - M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction/Children's Literature
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Phonics
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