Award-Winning SAT Tutors in Washington, DC
Timothy "...I graduated from the University of Virginia in May with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. As an older brother, former babysitter, and camp counselor, I have always enjoyed working with children of all ages. It was my own youthful fascination with the natural world which led me to study science - the kid in me is what helps me connect with children. I place an emphasis on giving each child the tools they need to figure things out for themselves, especially for math and hard sciences such as chemistry..."
Dennis "... In law school, I worked for two years working with my peers on both legal and academic writing. It taught me the patience and good humor needed to give students the confidence to excel as good writers. I can help students with any writing assignments including college essays..."
Universtiy of Chicago - BA, Law Letters and Society
The George Washington University Law School - JD, Law
Matthew "... I have been an educator for 11 years teaching English Language Arts with an emphasis on reading comprehension and writing. I have written Common Core curriculum for three different organizations including the District of Columbia Public Schools. I tutor Reading, Writing, Literature, and History..."
Kori "... Throughout high school I tutored and taught middle school students through a program that aimed to prepare these potential first generation college students to succeed in their high schools’ college prep coursework. I continued teaching during college and graduate school where I was a teaching assistant for several undergraduate Physics courses and a lab instructor for an introductory Earth Science course. Nowadays, when I’m not tutoring, you can find me judging at local county science fairs or volunteering at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History..."
Michelle "...I am deeply interested in education and teaching in policy, in pedagogy, and in practice. I have taught and tutored in a variety of settings, including a German Kindergarten, a primary school in India, and in schools in North Carolina, California, and Washington, DC. I have tutored 4th graders in Math and Reading and followed one English Language Learner through 1st and 2nd grade..."
Jenny "... I also love to work with students, and have participated in various tutoring programs and teaching assistant positions throughout college. Outside of school, I like to travel around and take adventures in and around the area, exploring museums and parks and cafes. I also enjoy playing the piano, boxing and running, and reading..."
Emily "...I studied abroad in Berlin, Germany for two semesters, during which time I studied the German language, history, and culture Since graduation, I have traveled extensively, tutoring children of immigrants in California for the “No Child Left Behind” program; adults in Manhattan looking to improve their English (as I am a certified ESL instructor); and private clients in the Veneto region of Italy. While I tutor a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about English, Literature, and History. In my experience helping struggling students prepare for Standardized Tests, we always seem to have the most fun (with remarkable advancements) prepping for the Critical Reading and Writing portions of the exams..."
Katye "...I have worked with some of the most well-respected tutoring companies and have achieved tangible results working with students of all levels. I have developed a skills-based approach to standardized tests that has helped my students demystify the SAT and ACT tests. With patience, diligence, and a deep understanding of my students' needs, I have helped my students raise their scores up to 200 points on each of the Critical Reading and Writing sections of the SAT test..."
Princeton University - BA, Art and Archaeology, History of Art
Yonsei University, Graduate School of International Studies - MA, Korean Studies, Korean Political and Economic Development
State Certified Teacher
Steven "...I also have a B.S. in Engineering Physics from the University of Pittsburgh. This has given me experience with a wide range of subjects, but my main areas of expertise are Physics, Math, and Chemistry. My primary teaching experience was as a Teaching Assistant in an introductory Physics course for students not majoring in Math or Engineering..."
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus - Bachelors, Engineering Physics
University of Maryland-College Park - PhD, Chemical Physics
Laura "...I also tutored occasionally through our on-campus tutoring program. Finally, for the past two summers I have worked at the extremely rigorous Breakthrough Collaborative Teaching Internship at their Miami, Florida location teaching 5th and 6th grade science, where I a was again responsible for my own lesson plans, classwork, homework and quizzes. I am very interested in working with Varsity Tutors as I absolutely love working with children, especially in a teaching capacity..."