Award-Winning GRE Tutors in New York, NY
Leigh "... In college, I coordinated a reading program with local elementary school students that took place once a week. I also tutored at my college's writing center, working with fellow college students to improve and enhance writing assignments in all disciplines and to strengthen basic grammar and organizational skills. I am excited to be a Varsity Tutor, instilling a passion for learning in my students through experiential, hands-on education that promotes critical thinking skills..."
Rachel "...I've spent the past few years tutoring my college peers in organic chemistry and working as a teaching assistant for introductory biology classes. I particularly enjoy tutoring organic and biochemistry because they’re the building blocks for other biology courses, and for the world around us. It’s hard to make atoms and molecules significant when they’re presented alone, but if you can put them in context by connecting them to things that are visible and tangible, these abstract concepts become a new way of understanding how life works! I’m excited by the subjects I have the privilege of teaching, and I think that’s what makes my tutoring style special..."
Jonathan "...I have previously tutored college students in the Chemistry Help Center at Nassau Community College, as well as frequently helping classmates in my science classes with any questions that come up prior to an exam. I tutor many science subjects, including chemistry, biology, and mathematics. My favorite subjects to tutor are chemistry and biology, as they relate most closely to my own area of study, which allows me to use my own knowledge of real world applications of the material to increase the student's interest in a given topic..."
Binghamton University - BS, Computer Science
Saba "...I enjoy teaching Mathematics, Economics and the GRE as they become very simple once students understand the basic concepts behind them. I love to teach and enjoy working with students in order to ensure they are getting the most out of their experience. As each person is unique and may be challenged in different ways, I believe it is extremely important to first understand the needs of the student..."
Christopher "... I have been tutoring at a variety of levels since I was in elementary school, and have discovered that I truly love the opportunity to help others gain a better understanding of whatever subject matter is at hand. Reading and writing are my specialty; words are something I have always found to have great power, and assisting others in expressing their thoughts in nuanced, articulate ways has become a great passion of mine. I try to find a balance between structure and creative thinking when it comes to my tutoring style, and I firmly believe that everyone is capable of achieving great things given the right environment and skill set..."
Brandy "...in Comparative Literature and African-American Studies from Duke University. I recently moved to New York to write my dissertation, and am already wondering why I didn’t move here sooner! I have tutored a variety of subjects and specialize in test preparation. Most recently, I took the GRE to get into my doctoral programs..."
Pamela "... After graduation, I became an intern with the Charles River Watershed Association, where I taught environmental science at various outreach events. I am approachable and enthusiastic, and actively work to engage my students in the subject matter they are working on. It is an absolute joy to watch my students improve, and I am so excited to continue to tutor SATs, GREs, math, and science with Varsity Tutors..."
Salman "...After graduating, I began working at the University of California, San Francisco as a research associate in neuroscience. My academic background and research interests in Neuroscience, Medicine, and Engineering have prepared me to tutor a wide variety of subjects. My favorite subject to tutor, however, is Writing..."
U.C. Berkeley - Double BA, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cognitive Science
Ava "I have tutored students from ages ranging from 8 to 18 years old. I am a history major and education minor. I enjoy tutoring help with a range of subjects (math, history, writing, ACT/SAT, English, science etc) because I love to learn and am passionate about teaching..."
Washington University in St. Louis - BA, History
Sarah "I was a teaching assistant and tutor during college and have volunteered with refugee and ELL students since high school. I am currently a freelance attorney specializing in Immigration Law which allows me to have availability 12 months a year and any time of day for tutoring.."
Boise State UniversBio - BA, English/Communication