Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Essay Editing tutors in Philadelphia, PA
" I am currently getting my Masters in Public Health at Thomas Jefferson University and will begin medical school at Jefferson in 2013. Having been a mentor and tutor with a handful of organizations, I am able to engage with students of all levels. I look forward to working with you!."
- Columbia University - BA, Environmental Biology, Sustainable Development
- Thomas Jefferson University - MPH & MD, Public Health and Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Middle School Math, College Essays, Statistics, Physics, French, Chemistry, Biology, Essay Editing
"I have a year worth of tutoring experience at the undergraduate level, and a year and a half worth of experience working with undergraduates in the classroom as a teaching assistant. I excelled academically in high school and college, but I believe the true test of knowledge is to be able to teach it so that anyone can understand it. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to expand your academic knowledge and confidence!."
- SUNY Geneseo - BA, Anthropology
- University of the Arts - MFA, Studio Art
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, Geometry, History, College Essays, Middle School Math, Organic Chemistry, Grammar and Mechanics, Trigonometry, Writing, Chemistry, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, French, Algebra, Pre-Calculus
"When the goal is common, deep understanding of the same material by all students in a classroom, it is imperative that the individual needs and abilities of each student are addressed to the best of the teacher's ability. For this reason, I believe that the most effective way for students to learn is individually with an experienced facilitator or in small groups with others who share similar interests, though not necessarily similar understandings or experiences. I have experience working in enrichment and remediation programs with students from grades 3 through 12, and I believe that the primary goal of education should be to help ...
- Florida State University - BA, English
- La Salle University - MA, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, College Essays
"Seeing a student succeed is one of the best parts of what I do. Nothing is better than witnessing that "AHA!" moment when it just clicks. Little moments like that are the reason I love what I do.."
- Kutztown University of PA - B.S.ED., Special Education, Elementary Education
- American College of Education - M.ED., Curriculum and Instruction, Leadership
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Phonics, Writing, Essay Editing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, Reading, Elementary Math
"I also helped teach a remedial English class at West Philadelphia High School for a year through a program called Community School Student Partnerships. I am dedicated to making difficult material more accessible and engaging to students who are struggling in an imperfect educational environment, and also to fostering literacy, writing, and critical thinking skills that can be applied to all subjects and beyond. I am a research assistant at the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and in my free time, I enjoy theater, travel, and swing dancing.." ...
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT, Writing, SAT Math, Elementary Math, History, SAT Writing, Biology, Phonics, Reading, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Algebra
"In collaboration with my students, I created individual academic plans to help them reach their goals and helped them come up with study skills which suits their learning style. I am very adaptable to students needs and work with a student-center framework and will go where they need assistance the most, and work from there. I am a published writer and some of my work can be seen in Poetry Quarterly, The Houston Literary Review, Lucid Rhythms and Mad Swirl. I have also freelanced for The Centre Daily Times, State College's independent newspaper: Voices, Demand Media Studios and currently I freelance for oDesk.." ...
- Penn State University - BS, Minor, Human Development Family Studies, English (respectively)
- University of Pennsylvania - MA (MSW), Masters of Social Work
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, College Essays, Phonics
"I received my undergraduate degree in Writing Seminars and Classics from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. When not busy with academics, I love to fence, create henna art, tie-dye, practice yoga, spend time with my younger siblings, camp on the beach, eat chocolate covered anything, read, and travel. I am very excited to be a part of Varsity Tutors, and look forward to helping you achieve your goals!."
- Johns Hopkins University - BA, Writing Seminars & Classics
- University of Pennsylvania - • Advanced Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Classical Studies, Classics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Writing, Reading, College Essays, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, Latin, Grammar and Mechanics
"Hello! I have over 6 years of experience in educational settings with all ages. I am friendly, reliable, and most importantly—committed to helping you learn! It is my top priority to create a positive learning experience that will help boost your test scores without boring you to tears. After all, shouldn't learning be fun? ."
- St. John's College - Bachelor of the Arts, Liberal Arts
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Algebra, Reading, Writing, Elementary Math, Latin, Essay Editing, Geometry, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, French
"Time and again I have been enlightened to the power of collaborating with my fellow artists, and the amazing, inventive magic this can produce. Similarly, my tutoring sessions are just as much about collaborating. By striving to reach a common goal together, we can overcome any obstacle or challenge.."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Anthropology and Theatre
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Reading, Middle School Math, SAT, Writing, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, SAT Math, SAT Writing, PSAT, SAT Verbal, SSAT, College Essays, History
" As a Spanish teacher in the Philadelphia School District I have seen first hand how creating a positive, nurturing environment within each and every student allows for greater achievement academically and personally. I want to make a difference in our community and truly believe that I can support the youth of today best by giving them the skills they need to be successful in the future. ."
- Arcadia University - BA, International Studies & Spanish
- Chestnut Hill College - MA, Secondary Education - Foreign Language
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Essay Editing, College Essays, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Spanish
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