Award-Winning Mandarin Chinese Tutors in Somerville, MA
Aaron ...study Development Economics and International Monetary Policy. I have worked as a Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and as an Actuary, and have a particular passion for teaching Mathematics. When tutoring I try to include visualizations and real world examples whenever I can so that it does not feel like a fruitless exercise. I help students reach their goals with a two-pronged approach: reinforcing and building upon strengths while targeting weaknesses. In my free time I...
Michigan State University - BS, Mathematics
Tufts University - MA, International Studies
Cynthia I have tutored a range of subjects at the middle school and high school levels. I am currently a graduate student at MIT in a dual-Master's program (MBA + MS mechanical engineering). I worked in renewable energy and energy policy for several years after obtaining my bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. I enjoy rock climbing, running, and playing outside in all kinds of weather.
MIT - BS, Mechanical Engineering
MIT - MBA + MS, Business sand Engineering
Mengnan I am an electrical engineer who graduated from the University of Vermont. I am fluent in Chinese. I love to teach and communicate.
University of Vermont - Bachelors, Electrical Engineering
Tiantian ...most passionate about Mandarin Chinese and essay writing. In my experience helping students who take an interest in learning Chinese and Chinese culture, I always found that learning and teaching can happen to both the tutor and the client. I also found that helping students construct their academic or application essays is a good chance for me to know my client and to help the client build a better academic future. I am a believer...
Peking University - BA, English Literature
Harvard Graduate School of Education - M.Ed, Prevention: Counseling/Adolescence
Ginny ...my MA degree for Applied Economics at Northeastern University. While in college, I was a TA for Principles of Microeconomics and Intermediate Microeconomics. With over two years of teaching experience, I am confident that I have the ability to be a great tutor to you. I love to offer what I know to assist students in their learning process and share my enthusiasm for the subjects. I look forward to becoming your tutor!
Emory University - BA, Economics
Northeastern University - MA, Applied Economics
AJ ...language. I earned my degree in Neuroscience, but I am currently training to become an actuary, so my areas of expertise cover a wide array of topics. I believe in taking an open-minded approach for my tutoring, and based on my students' strengths and weaknesses I like to develop a unique tutoring style. This most often ranges from focusing on being able to explain concepts in words, to taking a more visual approach and looking...
Boston University - BS, Neuroscience
Seth ...had to work with other students on skits and dialogues. In the evenings, I listened over and over again to Chinese language audio tapes, and made flash cards for the hundreds of characters we studied. Again, I considered quitting. However, Ms. Liu, my college Chinese teacher encouraged me to go to China. I took her advice and decided to take a year-off to live in Beijing. When I arrived that first time in Beijing, I...
Wesleyan University - BA, Chinese
Ohio State University - MA, Chinese
Mandy ...Statistics, Biochemistry, Algebra, Physics, Microbiology, Chinese, and more. Although I tutor a wide range of subjects, I am most passionate about Calculus, Statistics, and Chinese. Based on my learning and tutoring experience, I believe it is critical to learn and understand all of the concepts of the subject, practice and master the knowledge, and then apply it to real world situations. Organization in the teaching and learning of the subject plays an important role. I...
Simmons College - BS, Biostatistics and Biochemistry
Catherine ...As a linguistics major, I have always been fascinated by languages and I am passionate about helping others improve their skills in foreign languages. In addition to English, I am proficient in Mandarin Chinese. I spent one semester attending an intensive Mandarin course in Harbin, China where I was required to take a language pledge to only use Chinese for the duration of the semester. I truly believe anyone has the ability to become fluent...
Wellesley College - Bachelors, Linguistics
Josh ...Boston who has a passion for sharing his knowledge while learning alongside his students. His areas of expertise include mathematics, SAT/ACT/AP test prep, English and history. In addition to tutoring, he spends his time cycling, skiing and playing FIFA. He is also a big cinema buff and has been known to quote Pulp Fiction profusely. As a tutor, Josh brings a commitment to academic excellence and an optimistic approach to learning. He emphasizes setting achievable...
Berklee College of Music - Bachelors, Film Scoring