Award-Winning Middle School Math Tutors in New York, NY
Maha ...assistant for a middle school science class. During college, I spent six months as a GED tutor, working with adults. Later, I spent two years as an Organic Chemistry Laboratory teaching assistant. I am a friendly and outgoing person, and I really enjoy teaching and sharing my knowledge with others. I particularly like working with middle school and high school students, as I can challenge them and help them build strong foundations during some of...
Johns Hopkins University - BA, Chemistry, Biology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - MHS, Mental Health
Adam ...English to test prep. As for test prep, I believe that most standardized tests don’t test your ability in their stated subjects as much as they do your ability to take those tests. Therefore, it is critically important to teach not just the basic skills, but the ability to succeed on the test as well. I have been very successful in significantly raising students’ scores in the past, and I look forward to doing the...
Tufts University - BA, Psychology
Columbia University in the City of New York - MBA, General Management
State Certified Teacher
Matthew ...Hunter in Education. I have a love for learning and teaching. I learned Spanish in college through experiences studying in Mexico and Costa Rica. Traveling, meeting new people, and learning different cultures are my passions. Learning should be fun. I strive to ensure that students enjoy learning. I am an active person; I bike-ride, scuba dive, and work-out. Learning is a mental work-out: fun but also a challenge. It is crucial for students to make...
SUNY College at Plattsburgh - Bachelors, Anthropology/Spanish
CUNY Hunter College - Masters, Education TESOL
State Certified Teacher
Aqeel ...very rewarding. To be able to take someone with an attitude of the topic being too hard to being confident enough to approach any challenge. I love showing how a deeper understanding can translate to being able to adapt to any situation you encounter on the test. This approach served me well as both an undergraduate and graduate teaching assistant. This is more than a career for me, it is a life style of constantly...
Stony Brook University - BS, Biochemsitry
Stony Brook University - MS, Physiology and Biophysics
Gregg Throughout my career, whether in the cockpit of a US Naval jet or working on strategies for an asset allocation modes, I actively use math everyday. My love of math is profound and my three Honor Roll children are shining examples. I have formally and informally tutored hundreds of pupils for 35+ years and believe that students need to understand concepts rather than memorize them.
SUNY Albany - BA, History
CUNY Lehman College - Masters Math Education, Math
Jenny ...in these early years that the child develops the fundamental skills needed for the rest of their lives. I believe that a strong foundation in all subjects is the key to academic success. In addition, in order to gain this understanding, a child must be inspired and excited while learning. With my extensive arts background, I excel in making the process colorful and fun. While performing is a large part of my career here in...
St. Mary's College of California - Current Undergrad, Bachelor of Arts Dance
Rod ...real life situations in various industries. Furthermore, over the years I was also able to mentor individuals from different backgrounds and ages; i.e. classmates, referrals and colleagues helping them achieve their objectives. I always found it rewarding to see faces shine during Aha moments of understanding and eventually see many of them improve their scores/performance. With regards to learning, I believe there are 3 keys: practice, practice and more practice! In other words, my message...
Chiba University - Bachelor, Engineering
Temple University - MBA, Business Administration
Wenjie ...Yes to Education" for a year to help urban high school students to prepare for the SAT test and New York State regents in the Syracuse area. Helping students to work out questions with efficient methods instead of feeding them answers is my teaching strategy. With six years in higher education, I do know how to deliver my knowledge to students smoothly and effectively. I feel comfortable to help you with Algebra 1, Algebra 2,...
Nanchang University - BS, Environmental Engineering
Syracuse University - MS, Environmental Engineering
Alexandria ...Lastly, my uncle teaches English to Burmese refugees. My academic and extracurricular pursuits reflect my passion for education and mentorship. I have an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in engineering from Stanford University. While at Wharton, I was invited to be a teaching assistant for a core marketing course. Before business school, I mentored high school juniors and seniors through Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO). After...
Stanford University - Bachelors, Civil/Environmental Engineering
University of Pennsylvania - Masters, Finance
Katie ...situation. I always tell students that a task may seem hard at first, but if you have a strategy it will become much easier! My tutoring strengths include instruction in phonics, reading comprehension and fluency, elementary math, and essay writing, but I’m open to tutoring at any level. My methods are multi-sensory in nature, which means that students use multiple parts of their brain to ensure they will learn the information, and I am certified...
Rutgers University-New Brunswick - BA, Psychology
Rutgers University-New Brunswick - Ed.M., Special Education
State Certified Teacher