Award-Winning History Tutors in New York, NY
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
Nathan "... Having tutored and taught students of many ages, I know how to convey complex concepts in accessible terms, and my exceptional patience enables me to deduce and utilize the learning styles of individual students. Having always found classroom and standardized tests to be intuitive and learnable, I am able to impart testing strategies in addition to teaching textbook material. In my woefully limited spare time, I read extensively, dabble in creative writing, and translate my favorite Latin literature..."
Alice "...In fact, I believe it is the responsibility of a good tutor to adapt every lesson to the individual needs and interests of her students. I am fortunate to have studied extensively within my chosen academic fields, but as a tutor, I have found that my most valuable skills are my ability to keep an open mind, to listen patiently, and to communicate clearly. It is my goal to empower students by teaching to their own personal strengths, thus fostering a love of learning that will carry them beyond our tutoring sessions and into the rest of their academic career..."
Colby College - Bachelors, History
Tiffany "...Ranked 4th best in the US in Econometrics, 10th in Economics, and 10th best in Social Cultural Anthropology. As an educator in the military, to tutoring students in elementary, all the way to top tier colleges education, I would be delighted to share grow learn and teach you! I will work diligently with you and your children to edify and to produce what their teachers and the educational system is asking of them. Together we will foster the fundamental skills to continue their learning well beyond our sessions..."
University of California San Diego - BA, Economics/ Social cultural Anthropology
Blake "...This philosophy is rooted in my special education experiences as both a teacher and coordinator. As educators we must believe every student has the ability to achieve greatness and must work to insure they are afforded all opportunities to do so. Based on my previous experiences, my favorite subjects to tutor are Math and History. I also love to tutor students preparing for the SAT or ACT because I know that success on these standardized tests can unlock a great future for any child..."
Leila "...Our work together was focused on doctoring his resume and personal statements for admissions into his choice university in Connecticut. Accurately using the English language to tell his story in his personal statement became our biggest struggle, but ultimately our biggest triumph. I’ll never forget the overwhelming sense of relief, joy, and justice I felt when he told me that he had been accepted to his first choice school! These experiences serving middle and high school students in the Bronx were fundamental in my preparation to continue my studies at Fordham’s Graduate School of Education..."
Clio "... I tutor a variety of subjects, but I have the most fun with English and Writing. While still at Yale, I worked at the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School teaching writing and playwriting to freshmen students. I saw exciting advancements in my students' skills during my time there, and I believe it was because I made sure that my classes were always fun as well as informative..."
Nathaniel "...I especially enjoy helping students prepare for standardized tests because I remember how helpful a compelling guide and mentor can be during the often stressful process of testing and preparation for it. In addition to performing well on the exams themselves, I believe it is just as important for students to learn how to think calmly and confidently about these tests, so that they can help to serve students' broader educational goals. In addition to tutoring students - and being one myself - I enjoy keeping fit by boxing at the gym, reading mostly non-fiction, and rooting for favorite NCAA teams..."
Joe "...To that end, I strive to make every subject enjoyable (Yes, even the dreaded Math), and truly engage with my students on a case-by-case basis. I believe my background as an actor truly allows me to adapt my style of teaching to any student, and draw their best work out of them. In my spare time I'm often performing Shakespeare, reading, hanging out in Central Park, and playing Soccer..."
Emily "...I enjoy sharing my passion for learning with students and I hope to inspire students to feel confident and capable in their abilities. I am qualified to tutor a wide variety of subjects but I most enjoy tutoring Statistics and Writing. I take the time to get to know every one of my students so I can develop a plan to ensure that they achieve their goals..."