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"...Moreover, because of my personal and professional educational experiences, I have been afforded the great opportunity to contribute to the academic success and endeavors of a myriad of students. Although I enjoy working with all students, I am most fulfilled in assisting those students that encounter academic challenges while enhancing their academic growth and development. This experience by far has been the most rewarding and celebrated highlight of my career..."
- Harris-Stowe State College - BS, English
- Lindenwood University - MA, Education Administration
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, Literature and 26 other subjects.
"... While studying abroad in Italy I tutored local children and an Italian University professor in English. As a senior in college I taught English lessons to a group of executives from the International Commerce Bank of China. In addition to tutoring work, I have had internships at newspapers and national magazines where I have honed my editing skills..."
- Georgetown University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, World History, College Essays, ACT English and 27 other subjects.
"... Once acquired, knowledge is used for a lifetime. Having an instrumental part in cultivating a child’s education is very gratifying to me. I am motivated when I can help a child excel in academics..."
- Chestnut Hill College - BS, International Business/French
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, GED, Nutrition, PSAT Writing Skills and 20 other subjects.
"...Too often, particularly in the case of preparing for standardized tests, students are faced with tedious, repetitive, and boring work. My tutoring sessions are engaging, lively, and above all, FUN! I have worked with students ages 5 through 15, and have helped them to tackle a wide array of learning challenges, from English as a Second Language difficulties to memory delays and other learning disabilities. The key to my students' success is that I help them to set clear goals, practice material in a creative ways (ie..."
- Yale University - BA, History
- Bank Street College of Education - M.S. Ed. , Early Childhood and Childhood General Education
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, SAT, PSAT Critical Reading, Essay Editing and 31 other subjects.
"... Beyond being passionate about language and communication, I believe very strongly in being prepared for standardized testing--I worked hard to have the opportunity to attend the college of my choice, and a large part of that was getting my test scores to be where I needed them. At the end of the day, testing is about logic and reasoning and developing tools to help under pressure is crucial. I like working one-on-one and solving learning puzzles..."
- New York University - BFA, Drama
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Languages, Writing, ISEE and 22 other subjects.
"...While the importance cannot be under estimated, I think it is just as important for students to see how much fun & fulfillment can be found in learning something new. Our brains are hard wired to seek excitement, & when someone is truly enjoying and engaged in an activity, the likelihood for retaining the information taught grows at an exponential level. Student mindset is pivotal when setting the stage for learning..."
- Harding University - BA, Education
- Harding University - MS, Counseling
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Psychology, AP Psychology, Phonics and 53 other subjects.
"... I have 12 years of teaching experience in the classroom and 8 years of tutoring experience in various subjects. I am willing and able to tutor in any elementary subject(Pre - Kindergarten through 5th grade)and have a special affinity for reading and language. I also tutor in reading, language and social studies up to 8th grade and some selective high school courses. I am completely bilingual and am able to tutor in Spanish through the high school level..."
- University of Houston - BA, Spanish
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Spanish 1, Math, Summer and 9 other subjects.
"... During my undergraduate years, I further developed my abilities in music and Spanish. I credit my strong academic background for my extremely well-developed writing, test-taking, and study skills. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2007, I had many experiences working with youth and children in social services and counseling settings as well as academic contexts..."
- University of California, Berkeley - BA, Social Welfare
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, ISEE, Music, Languages and 21 other subjects.
"...I use it as an ice-breaker to build rapport with my students. I pride myself on being able to determine where problems lie and how best to tackle them. I rarely give students answers - I think it's my job to help them figure it out for themselves so they can do it again on their own..."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, History, Test Prep, European History and 23 other subjects.
"... I also have a talent for engaging students by demonstrating my own passion for the subject matter. I have a sixth sense for the right approach for each student and present the material in a way that holds his/her attention. All my SAT tutees have scored higher after working with me..."
- Duke University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, GRE Verbal Reasoning, Social studies, Literature and 32 other subjects.
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