Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Reading tutors in Yonkers, NY
" I avoid a one-size fits all approach to tutoring because I know that children have distinct learning styles. Thus, I seek to understand my students' strengths and motivations in order to capitalize on both in our work together. ."
- Duke University - B.A., Psychology
- Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University - Psy.D., School-Clinical Child Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Writing, SAT Verbal, PSAT, Essay Editing, Reading, College Essays, ISEE, Phonics, Algebra, SAT Math, Middle School Math, SSAT, SAT Writing
"This summer, I'm looking forward to helping with test-prep for all ages. With the help of some excellent teachers, I myself scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT, helping me get into Columbia, one of the most prestigious universities in the country. Since then, I've wanted to join that elite corps, to help other students conquer standardized testing, complete the college application process, and go further on the road to achieving their dreams. At Columbia, I study Computer Science, but I also have a great passion for the sciences, math, and literature." ...
- Columbia University - BA, Computer Science
Tutoring Subjects:Economics, Middle School Math, ISEE, SAT, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, SAT Writing, Reading, Trigonometry, Geometry, PSAT, Chemistry, Calculus, SAT Math, Physics, SAT Verbal, Computer Science, HSPT Prep, Essay Editing, Writing
"Although I maintain high expectations for all students, I like to create a fun and relaxed environment to make it as least stressful as possible. I am currently taking prerequisite classes in preparation for a graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology. I graduated in 2010 from Georgetown University with a degree in linguistics with a concentration in education.."
- Georgetown University - BA, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Essay Editing, Reading, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics
"I believe that good tutoring is about encouragement, inspiration, understanding the difficulties of the student in an empathic way and working one step at a time to help the student believe in themselves and overcome those difficulties. I also believe that great tutoring combines rigorous study with a sense of joy and fun. I am a patient, engaging and caring person and bring these qualities to my work. During my free time I enjoy writing, reading, playing the guitar, studying psychology, philosophy and the religions of the world, traveling, listening to music and hanging out with my friends." ...
- Seton Hall University - BA, Economics (French Minor)
- New York University - MSW, Master of Social Work
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, PSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, SSAT, SAT Writing, College Essays, History, Essay Editing, Reading, Writing, ISEE, SAT Math
"There, I cultivated a student-centered teaching style, where I serve as a guide for my students. I absolutely love to teach. I'm from Portland, Oregon, and in my free time, I love to read, write, and watch sports.."
- University of Oregon - BA, BA, Romance Languages, Journalism
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, PSAT, Trigonometry, SAT, Middle School Math, Algebra, French, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Writing, SAT Math, Reading, College Essays, Phonics
"I really think that once students have the drive to do well in school everything else will come into place. I was a tutor in high school and now I'm getting back into it. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.."
- Boston University - BA, Journalism/History
Tutoring Subjects:History, Writing, Middle School Math, Reading, Essay Editing, Geometry, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra
"Over the past few years, I've taught students at a wide range of levels, including: - College literature and composition classes at UC Berkeley - Middle school writing classes - High School Essay Writing and SAT Test Prep classes - SAT/PSAT tutoring - High school tutoring (English and History) I'm fluent in French and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a year during my previous life as a historian. When I'm not tutoring or working on my dissertation, I do some freelance writing. It's a cliche to say that my writing informs my teaching while my teaching improves my writing, but it's also true: the constant effort to improve my own work helps me ...
- Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Literature
- UC Berkeley - Ph.D. in progress, English
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, History, SSAT, GRE, Essay Editing, French, ISEE, Phonics, SAT Writing, Reading, SAT Verbal
"I am a very reliable and dedicated tutor. I will work hard and efficiently to help you improve your test scores, studying habits, and grades. My teaching philosophy is very much similar to a lot of my science professors. "Do practice questions."
- Williams College - BA, Chemistry and Chinese
- Tufts University - MS, Biomedical Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Reading, Physiology, Mandarin Chinese, Middle School Math, SAT Math, Algebra, SAT, MCAT, Chemistry, SAT Verbal
"I have been tutoring as long as I can remember, and I use a variety of strategies in my tutoring. In my spare time I love to read and work on photography, and I am crazy about my nine month old puppy. I assure you that if I am your tutor, I will work to the best of my ability to help you or your child reach their goals!."
- Manhattan College - BA, Secondary Education - English
- College of New Rochelle - MS Ed, Literacy Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT Writing, Writing, SAT, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT, Phonics, ACT English, Reading, Essay Editing, ACT Writing
"Tutoring should be a fun experience, in which the student feels comfortable in the learning process. Tailoring to each child’s needs is important because each one of them has a unique style of learning. I have tutored many students with positive results. I am familiar with test prep strategies for NYS exams.."
- Monroe College - BBA, Business
- Iona College - MST, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:History, Writing, Reading, Geometry, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Essay Editing, Elementary Math
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