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"I also helped teach a remedial English class at West Philadelphia High School for a year through a program called Community School Student Partnerships. I am dedicated to making difficult material more accessible and engaging to students who are struggling in an imperfect educational environment, and also to fostering literacy, writing, and critical thinking skills that can be applied to all subjects and beyond. I am a research assistant at the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and in my free time, I enjoy theater, travel, and swing dancing.." ...
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Biology, History, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Writing, Reading, Essay Editing, SAT, Algebra, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, Elementary Math, College Essays, Phonics
"In my education, I studied both a broad and deep mathematical curriculum, received a fellowship to conduct <a href="https://math.metabyt.es/knot-theory/multivariable-alexander-polynomial-virtual-knots" target="_blank">mathematical research in knot theory</a>, and aced <a>Calculus</a> 7 (...just kidding about that last one). I have taken several graduate-level <a>math</a> courses and plan on continuing my academics by earning a Ph.D. in <a>math</a> education. (If it's not obvious, I have a thing for <a>math</a>.) I was a <a>math</a> <a>tutor</a> at my university for three years." ...
- University of Oregon - BA, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, SAT, Statistics, Economics, SAT Math, Geometry, Physics, Calculus, PSAT, Algebra, Spanish, Trigonometry, Differential Equations, Elementary Math, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math
"While working in local public high schools, I have successfully tutored students both for their own personal gain and for increased performance on college entrance examinations--such as the SAT/ACT. My personal strengths include the ability to work productively in a fast-paced work environment, along with numerous experiences in tutoring, lesson/report preparation and data analysis. Past positions in biomedical research and administration have also necessitated excellent verbal and oral communication skills, specifically within team settings. In addition, because I have interacted with many types of students for the ...
- Yale University - BS, BA, Biology/African Studies
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - MD, Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, ACT, Geometry, Statistics, Calculus, ACT Writing, Anatomy, SSAT, SAT Writing, SAT Math, Biology, Differential Equations, Organic Chemistry, ISEE, ACT Science, ACT Reading, Chemistry, ACT Math, ACT English, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, MCAT, Algebra, Microbiology, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Biostatistics, Trigonometry, PSAT
"Time and again I have been enlightened to the power of collaborating with my fellow artists, and the amazing, inventive magic this can produce. Similarly, my tutoring sessions are just as much about collaborating. By striving to reach a common goal together, we can overcome any obstacle or challenge.."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Anthropology and Theatre
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, SSAT, College Essays, PSAT, SAT Writing, SAT, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, Reading, SAT Math, Algebra, Essay Editing, History, Writing
"My academic successes have not only left me with semantic knowledge, but also a number of strategies that can aid struggling students in their comprehension, allowing for procedural learning that will be effective after content-based knowledge is forgotten. I try to inspire students by disseminating information in a manner that they will feel engaged and challenged -- using relevant examples, and thereby forcing them to think critically about real-world problems. I am currently pursuing a phD in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Cognitive Brain Science at Drexel University. Working with premiere researcher Michael ...
- University of Michigan - BA; BM, Biopsychology, Cognition and Neuroscience; Music
- Drexel University - PhD, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, Elementary Math, Pre-Calculus, Anatomy, Geometry, Reading, SAT Verbal, SAT, PSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Calculus, Middle School Math, Writing, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, SAT Math, Algebra, Phonics, Physiology, Statistics, Biology, College Essays, Trigonometry
"The best tutors tailor their lessons to the learning styles of their students. I enjoy finding accessible and creative approaches to simplify complex concepts for my students. My favorite pastime is Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art."
- Lafayette College - BS, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry, SAT, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, College Essays, Elementary Math, Geometry, SAT Math, Algebra, Reading, SAT Writing, Latin, Statistics, Writing, Essay Editing
"Besides my years of experience and deep content knowledge, my strength as a tutor stems from an intuitive understanding of how to connect with students and explain content in creative ways. I work very hard to bring that "Aha!" moment to students. I love teaching and being involved in the field of education -- I can't think of anything else I'd rather be doing with my life!."
- Hofstra University - BA, Anthropology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing, SSAT, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, ACT Math, PSAT, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Trigonometry, ACT Writing, Geometry, SAT Math
"Unfortunately, in a large classroom situation, it is not always possible to give each student the individual attention that they need to achieve. This is why I think tutoring is so important. I have spent hundreds of hours in and out of my education courses discovering best practices for helping support students in their learning. I am excited to apply all of this to helping students get that necessary individual attention through tutoring with Varsity.."
- Haverford College - BA, Physics (minors in Chemistry and Education)
Tutoring Subjects:French, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Physics, Calculus, PSAT, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, SAT Math, SAT
" Most student can grasp even advanced concepts when explained in a reasonable way (this often does not happen in the classroom), but I also give them the little tips that save time, and teach them exactly what to look for to pinpoint the concept in any problem. I help them get in the instructor mentality, so they understand why problems are worded in a certain way and what the teacher is looking for. I like to share my experience so clients are better test takers, and improve their time management skills, lessons that I hope will help them far beyond any class.." ...
- Rice University - BA, Music
- University of Cincinnati - MA, Music
- University of Arizona - candidate for Ph.D. , Music
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, ACT, Algebra, Physics, LSAT, ACT Science, SAT Verbal, SAT, ACT English, Pre-Calculus, SAT Writing, SAT Math, GMAT, GRE, ACT Reading, ACT Writing
"He has also worked as a community organizer with the Latino population of Washington, DC. Connor is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a masters degree in education science. FUN FACT: Connor speaks English, Spanish, French, and some Russian."
- American University - BA, International Economics
- American University - MA, Anthropology
- University of Pennsylvania - MS, Education Science
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, Reading, Writing, Essay Editing, Spanish, Economics, College Essays, LSAT, Algebra, Middle School Math, History
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