Award-Winning GRE Tutors in Albuquerque International Sunport, NM
Ian ...student I spent three years as a graduate teaching assistant and three semesters teaching the Western Civilization 102 survey course. As an instructor I focus not only on the “what” but also on the “why and how.” In doing so, my goal is to teach students critical thinking skills, getting them to deliberate and reflect rather than simply regurgitate information. I also have experience in professional editing and in my classes I place great emphasis...
University of San Francisco - Bachelors, History
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - PhD, History
Sara ...skills, or must tackle major concepts that they never quite grasped in the first place. I find that many students deal with test anxiety or have mental blocks about certain topics (hello Math!), and I enjoy working with them to overcome those challenges as needed. (It doesn’t hurt that I’m also a certified childbirth doula; it may sound strange, but some of those same breathing, relaxation, and visualization techniques can be surprisingly effective when it...
University of New Mexico - Bachelors, Latin American Studies
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - Masters, Community and Regional Planning / Latin American Studies
Shelley I am a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Duke University. My job requires excellent mathematics, analytic, and writing skills, which are also my favorite subjects to teach. I have experience teaching kids in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as college-aged students. My particular expertise is in managing attention and assisting with executive functioning (e.g., time management and planning).
Northwestern University - Bachelors, Journalism and Psychology
Duke University - Current Grad Student, Clinical Psychology
Kai ...a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in 2014. I recently returned to Albuquerque after spending a year in Spokane, Washington working with individuals experiencing homelessness. In addition to tutoring I work for Children’s Choice after school program and hope to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology very soon. I would like to become a therapist in the future, and like to think my experience working with my students will help me when working with...
Grinnell College - Bachelors, Philosophy
Susanne ...Classics scholar for the past 15 years. I am a natural teacher and a forever-student. I have a B.A., an M.A., and a Ph.D. I love learning, and I love how positively the life of the mind impacts one’s existence in this world. I enjoy sharing this with others, and my ability to assist a wide-variety of types of learners is confirmed by the hundreds of students who have attested to my ability over the...
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus - BA, Letters
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - PhD, Philosophy
Emily ...interests and passions to succeed in areas that challenge them. I have experience working with students from elementary age to college age, in a variety of subjects. I love to write, read, and learn about history and cultures - so if those are areas you struggle with, or want someone to geek over them with you, I'm here to help :) When I'm not tutoring, I enjoy hiking, exploring new places (like New Mexico -...
Davidson College - Bachelors, History
University of Denver - Masters, Global Affairs
Sam Hi, I'm Sam, and I'm here to back you up! I believe that success in any pursuit is a matter of motivation, practice, and guidance. I'll bring the guidance, you practice, and we can meet in the middle on motivation. Hope to see you soon!... Getting really good at anything is a matter of practice, motivation, and guidance. You practice, I guide, and we can meet in the middle on motivation.... Learn about the student. Give the student an activity (e.g., a reading excerpt) that is part learning exercise, part evaluation, and work through it together. Assign homework based on the progress of the lesson.
University of Louisville - Bachelors, Humanities
Justin ...by developing their critical thinking skills. I have devoted my life to education because I am passionate about it, and I try to share some of my passion for learning with the students I work with. I tutor all sorts of Standardized Tests, and I particularly enjoy working on logic-based problems like analogies and math sections. When I am not tutoring or reading for school, I enjoy strategy games (both board games and video games),...
University of Chicago - Bachelors, Philosophy
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - Current Grad Student, Philosophy
Emma I recently graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law. I look forward to beginning my career in public interest law serving New Mexico’s immigrant community after I take the bar exam in July. I also have a bachelor’s degree...... I believe in holistic, empathetic teaching. Students are unique and their unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives are some of the most important factors in creating an individualized teaching model that will be effective for that student.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - Bachelors, English, Languages
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - PhD, Law
Ruth ...refugees in elementary school and tutoring Chemistry to college students. I graduated from UCSD in 2011 and am applying to graduate school to study Molecular Biology. In the meantime, I enjoy working in science and sharing my passion for science to budding students. I love helping students understand how to approach difficult math and science problems without being intimidated, and I hope to relate the importance of a solid education to students. I am very...
University of California-San Diego - BS, Biology