Carefully selected, highly-credentialed English tutors in New York City, NY
"My students have expressed that they appreciate my rigorous, yet patient teaching style. I have high expectations! For standardized exams such as the SAT, test-taking strategy is foremost in what I teach. Problem-solving techniques first, then vocabulary-building and grammar mechanics. Under my tutelage, I have seen students' test scores jump, sometimes by more than 200 points. My writing has been published in various online and print publications and I am a strong writing coach."
- Columbia University - BA, French Literature and Philology/Creative Writing
- Columbia University - MFA, Literary Arts
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, ACT English, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Microbiology, Writing, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, SAT Math, ACT Reading, PSAT, Anatomy, Phonics, French, SAT Writing, College Essays, Biology
"I also possess a keen sense of humor that keeps students relaxed, focusd and most importantly learning to enjoy subject matter that had been previousy difficult. My tutoring philisophy is one that tries various approaches to help students. Every student learns differently and I feel it's my responsibility to find a teaching methodology that your child connects to."
- SUNY New Paltz - BS, Elementary Education/Special Education
- Adelphi University - MS, Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Elementary Math, Phonics, College Essays, History, Middle School Math, Writing, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics
"I am fluent in French and also excel at teaching any level of English and math (until calculus). When I'm not tutoring, I work as an actress. This "other life" has made me extremely comfortable working with students of all ages and from all backgrounds.."
- Pomona College - BA, Theater and French
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, SAT Writing, French, College Essays, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Geometry, Algebra, Writing, ISEE
"I have experience instructing a wide range of students, from toddlers to high school seniors. I have over three and a half years of test prep tutoring experience. Nearly all of my students have seen a significant increase in their test scores and many have been accepted at their top choice colleges. My teaching philosophy is to help my students achieve their greatest potential."
- CUNY Lehman - MsEd., Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ISEE, HSPT Prep, Writing, Algebra, SSAT, Reading, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, Middle School Math, Geometry
"I also had a wonderful opportunity to teach GED prep courses to high school dropouts in Brooklyn. In addition to teaching, I am very interested in politics, and have written a few articles on the current international scene. In pursuit of this interest, I have worked with UNESCO, a UN agency, and also worked as a research assistant for various entities.."
- Harvard College - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, SAT Verbal, Reading, PSAT, SAT Math, Essay Editing, Geometry, History, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, SAT, Algebra, Writing, SAT Writing
"One of my mentor teachers was fond of saying, "Teach the child, not the subject", meaning that the student comes first - before the curriculum, before the test scores, before the tutor. I've learned to incorporate this ideology into my own teaching practice by differentiating instruction for each of my students. I develop a rapport, meet students where they're at, and teach them the literacy and problem solving skills they need to become life-long learners. Once a student knows how to learn, whole new worlds open for them and the actual material is a matter of course.." ...
- Clark University - BA, Studio Art
- Clark University - MAT, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, Algebra, SAT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Essay Editing, SAT, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Reading, College Essays
" I have high expectations for my students, and I work just as hard as they do to ensure that we achieve our goals. Our sessions will be constructive. They will also be fun!."
- University of Notre Dame - BA (honors), Classics, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Latin, SAT Verbal, ACT Writing, ACT Math, College Essays, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Reading, ACT Reading, ACT English, SAT, SAT Writing, GRE, ACT Science, Writing, Biology, SAT Math, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics
"I particularly enjoy teaching science, writing, and test prep. With test prep I've found that supplemental work on fundamental skills helps students improve their scores much more than working through a test prep book alone. Watching students develop confidence in their abilities and improve their performance makes my tutoring sessions some of the best hours of my week!."
- Amherst College - BA, Biology, History
- Cornell Unversity, Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences - MS, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:LSAT, ACT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT, GRE, ACT Science, College Essays, Microbiology, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, ACT Reading, Statistics, History, ACT English, Pre-Calculus, Biostatistics, Writing, Chemistry, SAT, Anatomy, Physiology, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry, ACT Writing, Biology, Algebra, ACT, Geometry, Middle School Math, Organic Chemistry, Elementary Math
"It's sometimes easy for students to forget what learning means to them in an often stressful and frustrating world of standardized tests and and final exams, but a helpful tutor can really make the difference by presenting the material in a way that is simple and clear and by approaching it with methods that meet each student's needs. I know my students can realize their true potential and success if I can help them see that you really can love what you learn! After graduating from Tulane University in 2010, I left New Orleans for Paris, where I taught English as a Second Language at two public elementary schools in addition to tutoring, ...
- Tulane University - BA, French and Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Elementary Math, French, Phonics, College Essays, Reading, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, History
" I have done test prep for the SSAT/ISEE, SHSAT, SAT, ACT and SAT II exams privately for the past seven years. I have been the SSAT Instructor for the Boys' Club of NY for the past five years. I recently graduated from medical school and work as an adjunct professor for anatomy & physiology at a local college, but would love to keep tutoring on the side.."
- Boston University - BA, Psychology & Biology
- Ross University School of Medicine - MD, Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, ISEE, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, Elementary Math, HSPT Prep, Reading, Biology, Middle School Math, ACT English, SAT Verbal, Algebra, ACT Math, Anatomy, Geometry, SAT Math, ACT Writing, PSAT, ACT, SSAT, Physiology, ACT Science, Essay Editing
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