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"... My enthusiasm for the material, coupled with my experience teaching students of all ages and abilities, provides an excellent tutoring experience for my clients. 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..."
- University of Notre Dame - BA (honors), Classics, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, Essay Editing, SAT and 17 other subjects.
"... The reason I signed up with Varsity Tutors is that I'm convinced this love has paid dividends in virtually every aspect of my life—professionally, intellectually, even emotionally—and that everyone deserves to have their lives enriched in a similar kind of way. The right teacher can make that happen. My goals as a tutor are to help students conceive and interpret the important ideas in the texts they read, and to communicate their own important ideas as clearly, efficiently and artfully as possible..."
- Emerson College - BFA, Writing, Literature and Publishing
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Literature, Writing, Essay Editing and 2 other subjects.
"... My interests and hobbies include cooking, walking, exploring Chicago, riding my bike and both listening to and playing music. I try to use my skills and positive reinforcement to encourage children to take an interest in what they are learning. By teaching not only specifics, but instead concepts, I believe that students take a more active role in their learning..."
- Roosevelt University - BA, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Arithmetic, Elementary Math, SSAT and 7 other subjects.
"...I worked as an athletic tutor and helped students in General and Physical Chemistry, College Algebra, World History, Basic to Intermediate Spanish and English Composition courses. Most of the sessions I conducted were one-on-one but I also tutored a number of group sessions for General Chemistry. Before an appointment with a student, I prefer to find out what topic the student is covering in their class and where the student is struggling..."
- Saint Louis University - BS, Biochemistry
- Washington University - Certificate, Post Bacc Pre Med Program
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Summer, Microbiology, Essay Editing and 14 other subjects.
"...I've tutored test prep, English, literature, writing, math, and social sciences. My undergraduate degree is from Wellesley College and my masters is from Harvard, so while I've spent seven years in Boston's frigid clime, I love being back in my hometown. I have "itchy feet," according to my dad--I love to travel, and have been to more than 20 countries. I lived in South Africa for two years on a research fellowship, and I studied Arabic in Egypt..."
- Wellesley College - BA, English/Religion
- Harvard University - M.Div, Religion/IR
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Reading, Arithmetic and 24 other subjects.
"...Prior to law school, I taught courses and provided one-on-one tutoring on the SAT, ACT and GRE. More recently, I have focused on helping students master the LSAT. I particularly enjoy providing individualized instruction..."
- Michigan Technological University - BS, Social Sciences
- Northwestern University School of Law - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT Critical Reading, ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra, IB Extended Essay and 37 other subjects.
"...It is a concrete craft as much as it is a way of thinking, and it embodies a skill that's as rare as it is undervalued. From improving simple structure and syntax to developing a personal voice to featurizing descriptive essays, I have helped students of all ages and levels strengthen their grasp on the basics of good writing. Sometimes that involves breaking the rules you have been taught..."
- Tulane University - B.S., Marketing
- Boston University - M.S., Journalism
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Microeconomics, European History and 9 other subjects.
"...I am a voracious reader, a lover of language, and a devotee of great poets! I have previous experience teaching undergraduate courses at the University of Iowa; I also spent several years working as a teaching artist in St. Louis elementary, junior high, and high schools. As a tutor, I love helping students discover the most creative (yet structurally sound!) ways to express an idea through language..."
- Saint Louis University - BA, Theatre Arts/French
- University of Iowa - MFA, Acting
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Essay Editing, Reading and 4 other subjects.
"... My teaching style is equally diverse. I tailor my lessons to you/your child's learning style and I recognize that every person learns in unique ways. I also rely heavily on alternate methods of assessment..."
- Oral Roberts University - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Algebra, Essay Editing and 16 other subjects.
"...Currently, I tutor in all areas of English and Language Arts- from basic reading and phonics skills to AP Literature, ESL to SAT Verbal and Writing prep. My favorite subject to tutor is writing and composition skills- I love helping students of all levels find their voice. Reading critically and writing clearly are two of the most important skills students can learn, and I firmly believe every student can excel in these areas..."
- College of William and Mary - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, SAT Writing, Spanish and 21 other subjects.
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