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"I am an undergraduate studying at Arizona State and have experience working in my school's writing center as a tutor. I find that the best approach to interacting with students is to be friendly, open, and patient. We have all struggled in a subject at some point in our lives, and I hate to see students get flustered or embarrassed when they don't understand a concept..."
- Arizona State University - BA, Spanish and Anthropology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Essay Editing, SAT Math, Grammar and Mechanics and 10 other subjects.
"...Louis. I have ten years of high school teaching experience and ten years of college level teaching experience in Writing and Literature. I have also worked for two years in the Writing Center at Saint Louis University tutoring students in writing at all levels from Freshmen English essays to graduate school essays and college application essays. I can also tutor organizational and study skills for any grade level..."
- University of Missouri St. Louis - BA, English
- University of Missouri St. Louis - MA, English
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Literature, Writing and 3 other subjects.
"...My theory of teaching is student centered. I believe each individual learns in their own special way. In order for that student to progress and succeed to their greatest potential, as their teacher and tutor, I need to adapt each of my lessons to best fit each individual's needs..."
- St. Joseph's College - Bachelor of Arts, Child Study
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Summer, Phonics, ISEE- Lower Level and 2 other subjects.
"... While in college at the University of Virginia, I tutored international teaching assistants, 100 and 200-level French students, and 9th grade English students at a local high school. I have also given informal counseling to law school applicants. I am a people person who can put students at ease and give them the confidence to approach their studies in new and creative ways..."
- University of Virginia - BA, English
- Harvard Law School - JD, n/a
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, LSAT and 29 other subjects.
"...I ensure that the student has a solid knowledge base and we build from there with a specific goal in mind, whether it is to prepare for a standardized test or an academic one, or simply to get a better handle on a topic. One area in which I excel is crafting customized solutions for individual students. Each student is different and has his or her own unique needs and strengths. Having a set curriculum is helpful, but having one-on-one tutoring allows students to get individualized attention in the particular areas they need help with. My degree is in English with a concentration in writing and editing, but I am equally good with many math subjects, especially for the various standardized tests..."
- North Carolina State University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, PSAT, Algebra, Essay Editing and 9 other subjects.
"My original experience in tutoring comes from my friends and family asking me for help with their math assignments. Currently, I attend Georgia Tech and am a math tutor. I also tutor beginner's Latin and test preparation..."
- Georgia Institute of Technology - BS, Computational Media
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, PSAT, ACT, Algebra and 15 other subjects.
"... I firmly believe that overcoming academic obstacles is all about the attitude the student and the tutor brings to the learning process. I bring with me positive energy, and I expect my students to do the same! Together, we can achieve your goals, both short-term and long-term. In my free time, I enjoy watching quality documentaries, trying out new restaurants, and relaxing at the park or the beach on a sunny day. Also, if you have any questions about U.C..."
- University of California at Berkeley - BA, Economics, Sociology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, Public Speaking, Pre-Algebra and 23 other subjects.
"...I am now an MA candidate in International Development at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. During my time as an undergraduate I studied abroad in Leipzig, Germany as well as Dakar, Senegal. I was a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a coed service fraternity..."
- Entering Fall 2013 DU - MA, International Development
- Ohio University - BA, International Studies
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Literature, Phonics, French and 9 other subjects.
"...Outside of my professional science background, I've worked with writers, peer-reviewed scientific publications, and have extensive experience teaching and editing English skills, both writing and reading. In both high-school, college, and graduate-school I have been a teaching assistant, taught laboratory science, worked as a student and teaching-assistant editor, and have extensive classroom and informal-experience. I excel at teaching the skills, tricks, and tips necessary to excel at test taking, such as the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and even GRE. If there's a test, I know the skills necessary to excel at it and receive a top-notch score! As far as my own education, I attended college at DePauw University in Indiana, where I double majored in English Writing and Biology..."
- DePauw University - B.A., Biology and English Writing, Double Majors
- University of Alaska Fairbanks - M.S., Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, GRE Verbal, Study Skills and Organization, Literature and 28 other subjects.
"...If I have a student who is mathematically gifted, I will strive to find the connection between mathematical analysis and reading evaluation. If I have a student who is visually gifted, I will do the same. I believe we want to learn. I believe our brains are wired to want to grow..."
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - MFA, Creative Writing, Fiction
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - BA, Journalism & English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Summer, Writing and 4 other subjects.
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