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"...In the spring of 2012, I received my Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I majored in French and Francophone Studies, and was fortunate enough to spend my third academic year studying in Paris, France. During my time spent abroad I helped other foreign students with their acquisition of the French language..."
- University oh Illinois at Chicago - Bachelor of Arts, French and Francophone Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Pre-Algebra, French 3, Writing and 15 other subjects.
"I believe that to be a student not only means to succeed in school but to become a lover of knowledge. This philosophy has guided me since I started tutoring freshman year in college. My strengths lie in reading, writing, and all things humanities..."
- Ashland University - BA, English, Religion, History
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Literature, SAT, ACT and 17 other subjects.
"... I was raised in Houston, Texas and have always had a passion for teaching. I have spent extensive time within Texas classrooms with students ranging from Pre-K to middle school. I also spent time in college tutoring fellow students, giving me the knowledge and ability to work effectively with learners of all ages..."
- Sam Houston State University - Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math and 8 other subjects.
"... I have worked with a wide range of students all over D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, and my previous experience includes tutoring ESL, ESOL, literacy, phonics, and reading comprehension. At Varsity Tutors, I tutor ESL/ELL, Spanish, ISEE, ISEE- Lower Level, ISEE- Middle Level, ISEE- Upper Level, SAT Subject Test in Spanish, SSAT, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Literature, Phonics, Public Speaking, Reading, and Writing. My favorite subject to tutor is writing because being able to structure a clear, concise argument is an invaluable skill that will last a lifetime..."
- Georgetown University - BA, Government and English
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Public Speaking, Grammar and Mechanics, AP English Literature and Composition and 22 other subjects.
"... The more proactive students become, the better they will do in the long run. I love to learn languages, and one day hope to master Italian. I also like medieval literature. I am currently reading the original stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table..."
- California State University Dominguez Hills - Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language and Literature
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, SSAT, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and 18 other subjects.
"...I am excited about helping your child start discovering his or her world, and making sure the facts don't just stick but turn into the tools they use to shape their character. I have three years of after school teaching/homework help experience. My strengths are ELA and Social Studies, Reading and Writing. Also knowledgeable in elementary and middle school Sciences. I have experience with children from ages 0-15 after working as a nanny, day care teacher and youth service aid. My teaching style is to keep the student engaged in subject matter by allowing open discussion as opposed to drilling information into them. I let them know when an answer is wrong, but explain to them why another is the right choice..."
- Mount Saint Vincent - BA, Communications
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Literature, History, Writing and 6 other subjects.
"...I similarly want to make my students feel that they can do anything they put their minds to, as long as they focus and exert a reasonable amount of discipline. In practice, I strive to assign goals that are above a student's comfort zone, but still realistic given other factors. In sessions, I expect full concentration and hard work, but try to encourage these qualities in a kind, understanding manner..."
- Princeton University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, European History, Reading, ISEE and 20 other subjects.
"...For most of my college career, I thought that I would follow in my dad's footsteps in the world of investment. But after two summers of internship in this sector, I realized this was not for me. At my core, I am more interested in learning and spreading that learning than I am in financial services..."
- Vanderbilt University - BA, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, Essay Editing and 23 other subjects.
"...I taught photography at USC, film making to teens at the Junior Arts Center in Hollywood, third grade at a Catholic school in Compton and social studies at a magnet high school for medicine and science in Los Angeles, where the majority of students move on to Ivy League Colleges. I am a native of Switzerland, I have traveled the world and I am very confident using foreign languages and interacting with children from all cultures. I am most proficient in social studies, having taught it at high school level for over six years. I taught classes in world history, economics and government. However, I am currently working with a 5th grade student who needs to catch up with two years of math and I find myself really enjoying helping this young lady fast forward to proficiency at her grade level..."
- USC - BFA, Fine Arts
- CSUDH - Social Studies, Teaching Credential
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, European History, Reading, Study Skills and Organization and 8 other subjects.
"...I also love to help with any aspect of the writing and editing process, from academic subjects to college and graduate school essays, as I truly believe that effective writing is a communication tool integral to conveying original ideas in any field. Some fun facts about me are that I love traveling and I have studied abroad thrice in Ireland, the Czech Republic and Israel. I grew up in Bombay, India and spent six months working on the sets of a Bollywood film which turned out to be one of the best experiences of my life..."
- Carleton College - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Reading and 9 other subjects.
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