Carefully selected, highly-credentialed English tutors in Levittown, NY
"In France, I worked with native speakers to improve their English speaking and comprehension. Most recently, I worked with first generation college applicants to study for the SAT, take practice tests, and prepare college applications. I recently graduated cum laude from Tufts University with B.A. in philosophy and French language."
- Tufts University - BA, Philosophy, French-Double Major
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Reading, ACT Reading, ACT English, Essay Editing, Writing, College Essays, ACT Math, SAT, PSAT, French, GRE, ACT, ACT Writing, ACT Science, SAT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics
"I have taught 1st grade for 4 years and believe it is the "reading grade." I know how important it is for a child to be reading on level when they leave 1st grade and how it will effect them throughout their academic life. This year I am teaching kindergarden. I am a very patient teacher. I have a great love for teaching reading and phonics."
- West Virginia University - B.S in Journalism, Journalism
- Long Island University - Masters in Education, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Writing, HSPT Prep, Algebra, Phonics, Reading, Geometry, College Essays, Elementary Math, PSAT, ISEE, SAT, Middle School Math, SAT Writing
"The opportunity to mentor, mold, and expand someone's academic potential is a privilege not to be taken lightly. As a student, teacher, and mother I have acquired years of experience working closely with students from every grade level, including adults to help them achieve their personal academic goals. I am extremely passionate about my students and take much joy and pride in their success, often forming lasting friendships. I pride myself on being patient, flexible, and creative to adapt to my student's learning style."
- Columbia University - BA, cum laude, French
- Tulane University Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, History, Spanish, ISEE, Reading, Writing, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Phonics, French, Essay Editing, Economics, SSAT
"I am a recent graduate of Yale University currently living in New York as a freelance writer and actor. During my time at Yale, I studied Classics and Humanities, served on the Executive Board of the Yale Dramatic Association, and travelled throughout Italy and Greece on a research fellowship. As a tutor, I am committed to helping my students reach their full academic potential. When it comes to test prep, I work carefully with my students to design a personalized program of study that takes advantage of their strengths and addresses their weaknesses, so that on test day they’ll earn their highest possible score. Outside of the SAT/ACT, my ...
- Yale University - BA, Classics/Humanities
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, ACT Writing, Latin, ACT Reading, ACT Math, SAT Writing, ACT, ACT Science, College Essays, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Essay Editing
"Hi! My name is Joan. I am finishing my fifth year as a Reading and ELA classroom teacher. I am very passionate about education and my biggest goal is to have my students learn and improve their skills during their time with me. I have been tutoring as long as I can remember, and I use a variety of strategies in my tutoring."
- Manhattan College - BA, Secondary Education - English
- College of New Rochelle - MS Ed, Literacy Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, Reading, SAT Writing, PSAT, SAT Verbal, ACT English, SAT, Essay Editing, Phonics, Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics
"Teaching and helping others has always been a passion of mine. The most important factor is determining the best method by which an individual learns. 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."
- State University of New York at Albany - BA, Communications
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, College Essays, Reading, Phonics, Writing, Essay Editing
"Since graduating from Boston University with a degree in Biology, I have pursued many science education jobs. My long-term career goal is to become a biology or environmental science teacher—but for now, I am connecting with students through Varsity Tutors. I feel that real breakthroughs are made in this one-on-one setting. I like to change students’ perceptions of concepts from mystifying to attainable. I enjoy teaching life science, SAT and ACT prep, and Spanish and Italian."
- Boston University - B.A., Biology
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT Math, ACT Science, Phonics, SAT Writing, Reading, ACT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, ACT, Spanish, Middle School Math, PSAT, Elementary Math, Biology, SAT Verbal, Writing, ACT Math, ACT Reading, Essay Editing, ACT English
"I'm a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where I completed a double major in Psychology and French Literature. At Johns Hopkins, I was a founding member of Pi Delta Phi, which is the French National Honor Society. I'm currently in my second year at The New School for Social Research, where I am a Psychology MA candidate. I intend to complete a PhD in Clinical Psychology. I love learning, and I love helping others to enjoy the learning process as well."
- Johns Hopkins University - BA, Psychology, French Literature
- The New School - Research MA, Psychology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, French, Geometry, HSPT Prep, College Essays, Trigonometry, Middle School Math, Algebra, Elementary Math, Statistics, PSAT, Pre-Calculus, SSAT, ISEE, GRE
"I am originally from Massachusetts but I consider myself a true New Yorker, having lived in Brooklyn for almost a decade. I graduated from Boston University with a Bachelors in Communications in 2003. In the initial years after college, I worked in the field of Public Relations and International Education for such organizations as Ruder Finn, the Institute for International Education, and International Baccalaureate. In 2005, I received a fellowship to work and study in Germany."
- Boston University - BS, Communications
- The New School - MA, International Affairs
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, German, History, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, College Essays, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Reading
"I have been tutoring for over five years. I specialize in test prep, and assisting students in improving their writing skills. I also work with students in history and general homework help. I am a published writer, with articles in national and local publications and Yahoo! Finance. I wrote about legal and financial issues and discovered that I really enjoy the law - so I moved to Williamsburg, Virginia for three years and studied at the College of William & Mary, the country's oldest law school."
- University of Maryland - BA, History
- Stony Brook University - MA, History
- College of William & Mary - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, ISEE, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, Reading, SAT Writing, College Essays, LSAT, SSAT, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, History, Essay Editing, ACT Reading
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