Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Reading tutors in New York City, NY
"in Creative Writing from New England College. I conducted creative writing seminars and gave talks, lectures, and readings at various universities, both in the US and in Europe, most recently at Harvard, Oxford, and Sussex universities. I teach both math and verbal sections of SAT, ACT, GRE, and other standardized tests. My teaching is always focused on the individual student and his/her specific learning needs. I would be especially interested in a tutoring opportunity that involves academic/study skills advising and coaching. I have passed the Praxis Mathematics certification exams with a Certificate of Excellence (top 15%) ...
- Lomonosov Moscow State University - BS - Summa cum laude, Physical Geography
- Lomonosov Moscow State University - M.S.+60; ABD for Ph.D., Physical Geography, Paleoclimatology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Writing, Algebra, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, Essay Editing, PSAT, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Trigonometry, ACT, Geometry, Elementary Math, Reading, ACT English, ISEE, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, SSAT, ACT Writing, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, College Essays
"Navy, where I learned to lead and teach people from all walks of life, and also saw first-hand how adding inspiration and encouragement helped our whole team do better, and feel better about it. Since then, I've worked primarily as an entertainer, but I have remained a tutor, as well, bringing the empathy and humor that make me a successful singer, actor and comedian to GMAT and SAT classrooms and private tutoring. I've been fortunate enough to be able to do some interesting things in my life, and have meet so many amazing, diverse people along the way. Everything I've learned along the way informs my tutoring." ...
- Harvard University - BA (honors), East Asian Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, Reading, SAT Math, Phonics, GRE, GMAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, SAT, Algebra, Writing
"I'm in New York studying theater and voice but miss my science classes and students like crazy! I'm particularly strong in biology but also totally comfortable with chemistry, English and writing, social studies/history, and test prep. As a teacher my style is to help students discover the answers on their own, and become more confident in their ability to use critical thinking. When I'm not tutoring you can find me running or playing with my mutt Franklin!."
- Harvard University - BA, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, Biology, SAT Writing, ACT English, SSAT, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Science, History, Microbiology, Writing, Elementary Math, Chemistry, ACT Reading, Reading, ACT Writing, College Essays, Algebra
" When I tutor, I feel that I am able to empathize with my student’s frustrations and this establishes a bond of trust. From there, I am able to motivate my students to do their homework with a new positive attitude. Of course discipline is also of the utmost importance, as I sometimes have to become a taskmaster and gently prod my students to stay focused and explore their work from a vantage point of curiosity rather than boredom, which I have found to be the best strategy to get them interested in their work.."
- Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Performing Arts/Writing
- Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University - MA, Dramatic Writing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, ACT Writing, College Essays, ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, ACT English, SAT Verbal, History
"I am fluent in French and also excel at teaching any level of English and math (until calculus). When I'm not tutoring, I work as an actress. This "other life" has made me extremely comfortable working with students of all ages and from all backgrounds.."
- Pomona College - BA, Theater and French
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, Geometry, Elementary Math, ISEE, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, French, Writing, College Essays
"I'm not quick to tell students the right answer; instead, I want my students to develop critical thinking skills that can be transferred to many realms of life. "Bring a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." ."
- Stony Brook University - BA with Honors, FL Teaching Certification, Spanish Language & Literature
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Essay Editing, Writing, Phonics, College Essays, Reading, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics
" I have worked professionally as an academic tutor for the past eight years. I have also held employment at a variety of educational settings, such as schools and tutoring centers, as a teacher and substitute teacher over the past five years. Additionally, I am a published writer and artist."
- Parsons School of Design, New School University (now known as Parsons The New School for Design) - BFA, Product Design, with specialization in Textiles
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, SSAT, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Algebra, ACT English, Writing, College Essays, ISEE, PSAT, Middle School Math, GRE, SAT Writing
"However, it will always take a lot of hard work, concentration, and practice. It might be a tough journey, but I promise to make it worth the while, and a fun experience. I bring more to the table than just having a solid educational background - my biggest strength is the investment that I will make in a student, to make sure that they succeed. I'll be there from start to finish, and am versatile enough to offer services in a variety of subjects (including SAT and GRE prep). I am patient and easy-going, but I'll always shoot for that A+ or 1st place. I'm so excited to meet you!." ...
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, SAT Math, History, Elementary Math, Chemistry, SAT, Biology, Reading, SAT Writing, Trigonometry, Middle School Math
"in European History from Harvard University and a B.A. in History from Princeton. I have taught at Harvard and at NYU.."
- Princeton University - B.A. , History
- Harvard University - Ph.D., History
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, German, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, History, College Essays, SAT Writing, Latin
"Prior to this, I was a 7th grade English teacher. I think it is important for students to have confidence and feel relaxed in their approach to writing. The best way to improve in writing is to consistently practice and understand the importance of the written word."
- New York University - BS, English Education grades 7-12
- Adelphi University - MFA, Creative Writing
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Essay Editing, College Essays, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics
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