### Award-Winning Geometry Tutors in Somerville, MA

Aaron ...I study Development Economics and International Monetary Policy. I have worked as a Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and as an Actuary, and have a particular passion for teaching Mathematics. When tutoring I try to include visualizations and real world examples whenever I can so that it does not feel like a fruitless exercise. I help students reach their goals with a two-pronged approach: reinforcing and building upon strengths while targeting weaknesses. In my free time...

Michigan State University - BS, Mathematics

Tufts University - MA, International Studies

Carolyn My approach to teaching students is to make learning fun! During my time as a tutor, I have worked with students who struggle with fundamental concepts that make more advanced material unnecessarily difficult. I have also worked with students who want to get ahead in their classes. Currently, I am working toward a Master's degree in Biomedical Science...

Wellesley College - BA, Neuroscience

Tufts University - MS, Biomedical Science

Aaron ...my students learned test preparation, essay writing, public speaking/debate skills and a plethora of other subjects. I use a fun yet firm approach, as positive reinforcement and enthusiasm are the best motivators for young learners. Well spoken and a strong communicator, my methods raise grades and push students to become more individual thinkers. As a former ESL teacher and world traveler, I am attune to various cultural sensitivities and use that knowledge to cater to...

Emerson College - BS, Visual Media Arts

Eliza ...classroom tutor in various Los Angeles high schools, tutoring a variety of subjects ranging from English to Physics. Of the subjects I taught, my favorite is definitely Math, and Algebra in particular. Because many students struggle with Algebra, I find it satisfying to help students understand concepts and build their foundation of knowledge. Working in classrooms was great, but I am excited to be able to work one-on-one with students and build stronger relationships.

Occidental College - BA, Urban and Environmental Policy

William ...I had to take a lot of extra math courses to get into CMU. While I was taking my prerequisite courses to get into graduate school, I worked part-time as a tutor for Upward Bound. My favorite subjects to tutor are math, physics, chemistry and biology. I firmly believe that in order for a class to be interesting, the teacher must be passionate about the subject. I’m very passionate about the natural sciences, mathematics and...

University of Vermont - Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science

Carnegie Mellon Uniersity - Master of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Stephanie ...inquisitive by nature, teachers must continuously work to foster their students’ curiosity and spirit of exploration. During my teaching practicum, I have tried to create a learning environment that not only stimulates students’ thinking but also allows for creativity. I try to engage my students’ interests in order for them to be actively involved in their learning. I hope to cultivate the joy of learning and see all my students become confident in their mathematical...

University of Massachusetts-Lowell - BS, Mathematics

Hannah ...I was doing. I love teaching students of all levels, and I am excited to work with a broad range of students through Varsity Tutors. I want to become a high school teacher, but tutoring is something that is so unique in that you get to work with one student and learn their every strength and weakness. I look forward to working with any student who needs my help, and helping them to grow to...

Charlotte ...for three consecutive years. I have always been dedicated to developing a passion of mathematics in young people, especially young women. In the last year, I have visited 52 different towns and cities across much of Western Europe while living in France. While there, I was an English Teaching Assistant in Tours, located along the banks of the Loire river. I taught at a school of predominately underprivileged students of North African descent and was...

Colgate University - BA, Mathematics and French

Andrew ...linear algebra, probability, and group theory. For 7 years afterwards, I worked as a software developer for a company that helps people manage their financial assets for retirement. This past year, I've been a teaching assistant in game theory for the Center for Talented Youth as well as an academic mentor with the Breakthrough Greater Boston volunteer program. What excites me most about being a math tutor is the opportunity to help middle- and high-school...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Bachelors, Mathematics

Cody ...University, named the number one public high school in the nation by Newsweek. While there I took extensive college coursework in math, physics, chemistry, biology, and the humanities while also completing my high school education. After graduating I began my undergraduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently ranked by US News as the number one university in the country. At MIT I am pursuing a degree in mathematics. During...

Massachusettes Institute of Technology - BS, Chemistry