Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Grammar and Mechanics tutors in Seattle, WA
" I've worked for Varsity Tutors since moving back to Seattle last September, and love my job. As a tutor, I specialize in teaching SAT/ACT/GRE/ISEE prep, writing, English, Spanish, math, music, and psychology. If you need help in any of these areas, I'm your guy!."
- Pomona College - BA, Cognitive Science (Psychology Focus)
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, ACT Science, ACT Writing, ISEE, ACT Reading, SSAT, Writing, GRE, ACT Math, SAT, ACT English, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, Algebra, Spanish, SAT Math, SAT Writing, HSPT Prep, ACT, Geometry
"My specialty is elementary tutoring and any math below trigonometry (algebra especially!). I am a dedicated tutor, purchasing games and supplies out of pocket, setting up an office in my home for tutoring, and constantly reading up on new practices and teaching approaches. I hope to meet you soon to discuss your tutoring needs :)."
- Western Washington University - Bachelor in Education, Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Reading, Algebra, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Geometry
"Now that I have graduated, I have been working on my masters in teaching with a teaching credential, with the hopes of becoming a high school biology and/or chemistry teacher. I have a passion for education and love helping students learn and succeed - not just to pass the classes they need to, but to have a thorough understanding of and passion for the topic. While I tutor a variety of subjects, my passions are biology and chemistry. In my free time, I snowboard, read, cook, hike, watch movies and TV, and play with my cats.."
- University of Washington - BS and BA, Biology and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
- University of Southern California - Masters of Arts, Teaching
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, ACT Writing, ACT English, Physical Chemistry, Algebra, SAT, ACT Science, College Essays, Biology, ISEE, ACT Math, Chemistry, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, ACT, ACT Reading, GRE, Essay Editing, Geometry, Physiology, Anatomy
"In high school I was an instructional teacher's aid for Biology, AP Psychology, and Anatomy and Physiology. In addition to those subjects I am good with Spanish conversation, grammar, and reading as well as test prep for the ACT. I like to encourage students to recall the things they already know and figure out the answers with minimal guidance."
- University of Washington - BS, Public Health
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, Chemistry, Essay Editing, Spanish, College Essays, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, Writing, Phonics, Anatomy
"I have experience teaching undergraduate material from cell and molecular biology to essay writing. I also have some experience working with adults. I have a very interactive style of tutoring that involves asking many questions and using analogies to illustrate my point. This method ensures complete understanding of material before moving on to the next point. I also check in frequently with the student to make sure that my approach to tutoring is compatible with the students' learning methods."
- Univeristy of Washington - BS, Biology
- UC Davis - PhD, Physiology
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, Essay Editing, Reading, Algebra, Biology, College Essays, ISEE, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Writing, Middle School Math, Physiology
"I majored in neuroscience and behavior in college, so I learned a lot about biology and psychology, and plan on getting a Master's in bioengineering. I spent two years serving with the Peace Corps in Peru, where I learned to speak Spanish, build stoves out of adobe, and a lot about life in rural communities. In my spare time I enjoy playing harp and guitar, learning new languages, and being outdoors."
- Vassar College - BA, Neuroscience and Behavior
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Algebra, HSPT Prep, ISEE, Grammar and Mechanics, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, SAT Math, Biology, SAT Writing, Physics, Trigonometry, Statistics, College Essays, SSAT, Calculus, Physiology, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Spanish, SAT Verbal
"I am a philosopher and writer from Seattle, and I am passionate about teaching. I served as a teaching assistant for two years at the University of Washington, where I was awarded a commendation from the Dean of Arts and Sciences for exemplary teaching. I have taught courses as diverse as Introduction to Logic to Philosophy of Religion to Contemporary Moral Problems. Now I am excited to help students of all ages with a variety of subjects including GRE, SAT, and ACT test prep, as well as English (reading, writing, proofreading, vocabulary, etc.) and Humanities. I view tutoring as a collaborative process that should be fun and engaging. I am ...
- Bowling Green State University - BA, Philosophy
- University of Washington - MA, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, SAT Verbal, GRE, Reading, SAT, Writing
" I believe any student can learn any topic at any level with appropriate time and one-on-one attention. I enjoy watching students overcome intimidating material once they learn the fundamentals. Having taken many tests myself, I appreciate the difficulty of preparing and managing time during a test. I show students how to proceed through test questions quickly and manage time during a test. Test prep is necessary in today's education system, and I believe it's important to help students cope and excel through these pressure situations." ...
- Iowa State University - BS, Biochemistry, Genetics, Math, Political Science
- Thomas Jefferson School of Law - J.D., J.D. with IP Focus
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, ACT English, Reading, Chemistry, Essay Editing, LSAT, Writing, ACT, ACT Science, Physical Chemistry, ISEE, Elementary Math, SSAT, Biostatistics, Geometry, HSPT Prep, Trigonometry, Physiology, ACT Reading, Algebra, Biology, ACT Writing, Calculus, Grammar and Mechanics, Physics, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, Statistics, Microbiology, German, Organic Chemistry, College Essays, History, Differential Equations
"As a result, I spend a lot of time thinking about biology, chemistry, statistics, and policy. I love to teach and work with the Pacific Science Center as a Communication Fellow. I attended Stanford University for both my bachelors and masters degrees in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry. While there, I researched the immune system and how asthma and allergies develop. After college I managed a summer camp, where I developed my love of working with people and of the mountains."
- Stanford University - BS, Biology
- Stanford University - MS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, College Essays, Microbiology, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Physiology, Writing, Middle School Math, Chemistry, Biology, Organic Chemistry, Biostatistics, Geometry, Essay Editing, Statistics
"At Tukwila Elementary I work with students grades kindergarten to 5th grade who have a native language other than English. Through these experiences I have gathered many valuable skills for helping students to better understand content in order to achieve greater success in the classroom. Working in a school setting has better prepared me to tutor students because I understand what is expected of them in academics. I am a young, eager and enthusiastic individual who strives to help students achieve success and overcome challenges."
- Northern Arizona University - Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, ISEE, SSAT, Reading, Phonics, Middle School Math
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