Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Languages tutors in Nassau County, NY
" My long-term career goal is to become a biology or environmental science teacher—but for now, I am connecting with students through Varsity Tutors. I feel that real breakthroughs are made in this one-on-one setting. I like to change students’ perceptions of concepts from mystifying to attainable. I enjoy teaching life science, SAT and ACT prep, and Spanish and Italian. In my free time, I like cooking dinners with friends, hiking and spending time outdoors, volunteering, and teaching myself new things, including academic and musical pursuits.." ...
- Boston University - B.A., Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, Phonics, Biology, College Essays, PSAT, SAT, ACT Reading, ACT English, ACT Writing, Spanish, SAT Math, Reading, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Writing, ACT, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, ACT Science
"candidate in the English Dept. at UC Berkeley, back in NYC to finish my dissertation. Over the past few years, I've taught students at a wide range of levels, including: - College literature and composition classes at UC Berkeley - Middle school writing classes - High School Essay Writing and SAT Test Prep classes - SAT/PSAT tutoring - High school tutoring (English and History) I'm fluent in French and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a year during my previous life as a historian. When I'm not tutoring or working on my dissertation, I do some freelance writing." ...
- Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Literature
- UC Berkeley - Ph.D. in progress, English
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, Phonics, ISEE, SAT Verbal, History, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, French, Reading, Writing, SSAT
"Approaching math and science problems with optimism and desire for learning are key to developing one's mind and skills. More than helping to understand subjects, my goal in tutoring is to transmit desire for the sciences and passion for learning, which I believe is key to learning in the long run.."
- Columbia University - BA, Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra, Differential Equations, Elementary Math, Spanish, Middle School Math, Physics, Trigonometry, Chemistry, Calculus, SAT Math
"For the past year I worked as a lead teacher but I really miss tutoring. Prior to teaching, I tutored for 2 years and found it extremely gratifying. I have a proven track record for student achievement. One of my students achieved the highest score in her school on the Social Studies State Exam."
- Hunter College - BA, English
- Hunter College - MS, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Middle School Math, Phonics, HSPT Prep, History, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, ISEE, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, College Essays, SSAT
"Lawrence University with a bachelors in Biology. I was a Biology, Chemistry and Spanish teacher assistant and tutor for three years at my college. I missed interacting with students and helping others in areas they have difficulty in. I currently tutor all levels of high school math, science, SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT and essay writing."
- St. Lawrence University - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, Biology, Microbiology, Essay Editing, ACT, Writing, Anatomy, ISEE, Chemistry, SAT, Physiology, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, History, College Essays, HSPT Prep, SSAT
"From this I developed a deep interest in the community work which I did with much effort, perseverance and dedication. I graduated with excellent grades and started immediately working as a general practitioner in public hospitals in Colombia. In addition, I gave lectures and conferences on how to promote and prevent diseases in our community. I realized that I had the ability and willingness needed to teach,explain and disseminate information that I learned during my career; Anatomy, Biology, Physiology, Pathology etc. I am currently taking the USMLE exams in order to do my residency in Internal Medicine." ...
- Catholic University of Guayaquil - Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Medicine and Surgery
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Physiology, Spanish, Anatomy
"My philosophy is that everyone is educable and deserves an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment. My experience working and teaching students in other countries and cities has only serve to further my belief that there is no one 'right' model, yet more individualized instruction most often yields the greatest success. Learning is comprised of many components and how we teach our children should be regularly assessed to fit the needs of an evolving society. I have experience teaching and tutoring students with Special Needs, English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented children." ...
- New York University - BS, History
- New York University - MS, Childhood & Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, ACT Math, Reading, SAT, German, Spanish, History, Writing, SAT Verbal, SSAT, Elementary Math, ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, SAT Math, Computer Science, ISEE, ACT, ACT English, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, College Essays
"Coming from an underprivileged background, I could never imagine this being a possibility, but because of the support and encouragement of many of my teachers, I was able to see the potential they saw in me. They showed me that learning can be pleasurable and that success comes with determination – where there’s a will there is a way. I aspire to one day be a pediatrician. I want to not only provide help to children in need, but serve as an example to my community. During my undergraduate experience, I tutored Physics and Calculus both during summer sessions and during the academic year." ...
- Columbia University - BS, Visual Arts and Pre-Medical Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Physics, Spanish, Physical Chemistry, Algebra, Elementary Math, Chemistry, Calculus, Pre-Calculus
"Olaf College in Northfield, MN. As an undergrad I majored in both English and German. Upon graduation I received the Rimbach Teacher Award, which sent me to Rimbach, Germany from 2009-10, where I taught both English and theater. The Rimbach Teacher Award is available to all graduating seniors with at least four semesters of German language study."
- St. Olaf College - BA, English, German
Tutoring Subjects:German, ACT Writing, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, College Essays, ACT, Reading, Writing, ACT English, ACT Science, ACT Reading
"I did my studies in the Humanities as well as in Science. I graduated from Sapienza University in Rome in Philosophy in 2010 with the maximum grade, and I have another degree in Physics that will be completed in the first months of 2013. I have worked as a tutor for more than 3 years, in 1:1 sessions as well as in classroom environment, with class sizes ranging from 3 to 10 people. Tutoring is my passion, because I feel that teaching and helping students find their way out of difficulties is something very rewarding for itself. I really believe in tutoring, as a way to improve your grades in the short term, and as a long term investment to set a ...
- Sapienza University of Rome - BA, Philosophy
- Sapienza University of Rome - BS, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Elementary Math, Latin, Physics, Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math
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