Award-Winning SAT Verbal Tutors in New York, NY
Hilary "...I have student taught 9th grade English, and I have tutored many different middle and high school students. I am well versed in all aspects of the English curriculum. I believe that education should be stimulating and engaging. I am enthusiastic about teaching material in new and interesting ways..."
Rachel "I've been teaching and tutoring since 2002, throughout college and grad school and while doing neuroscience research. I love tutoring one-on-one because I can get to know students and gear the lessons toward their interests, which helps them learn more quickly, retain new skills better, and enjoy the tutoring sessions more. I particularly enjoy teaching science, writing, and test prep..."
John "I am thrilled to be working with Varsity Tutors to prepare students who are excited to achieve their academic goals. As a recent college graduate, I understand what it’s like to struggle with difficult concepts in a variety of disciplines. Learning can be hard, but the most challenging times often become the most rewarding..."
Princeton University - Bachelors, Economics
Sarah "I am a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. I received degrees in Philosophy, Film Studies, and Writing. I tutored high school students in SAT prep throughout college, and have a knack for being able to relate dense mathematical concepts to real world, interesting applications, which helps teenagers stay engaged..."
David "... I am a confident teacher of test preparation skills. I provide reading and writing strategies that empower students to perform at a high level on selected-response, short response, and essay questions. I emphasize the importance of analyzing test questions and passages so that students have a clear “plan of attack” on test day..."
Columbia University in the City of New York - BA, English
CUNY Hunter College - MA, English Adolescent Education
Tarif "...I make sure that most of the time I am asking questions, even if it is basic, just to get the student to always be on his/her feet. I also make sure to use a lot of diagrams and flow charts when teaching. Outside of school, I spend a lot of time exploring and doing photography..."
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Science - BS/MD, Biomedical Science/ Medical Degree
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Science - BS/MD, BS/MD
Claire "... I anticipate completion of the program in May 2013, hoping to begin medical school in the Fall of 2014. While undertaking the program at Columbia, I had various tutoring experiences, beginning with a volunteer tutoring position at Page Turners in midtown, Manhattan. In addition, I maintain a position at Sylvan Learning Center as a mathematics tutor, working with students from K-12 in basic math skills as well as in higher level mathematics courses such as algebra, trigonometry, geometry and pre-calculus..."
Maggie "I am a current third-year law student at New York University focusing on energy, natural resources, and administrative law. I am a graduate of Mount Holyoke College where I received a Bachelor of Arts in Education and in Sociology. Before my senior year of college I traveled in central Brazil studying sustainable agriculture and Portuguese..."
Elsia "... This past fall, I lived in Padua, Italy as an au pair for a family with a 6 year-old and an 8 year-old. I got to improve my Italian, drink delicious cappuccino with the other au pairs in the mornings while looking out over the beautiful piazzas, and travel all around Italy. I even went to the largest chocolate festival in all of Europe! Now that I’m back in the states, I work at a noted university in a lab that studies how environment and socioeconomic status affect children’s brain development..."
Noah "I am primarily an SAT and writing tutor with two years of experience and over 60 former students. I have spent hundreds of hours familiarizing myself with dozens of real SAT tests and SAT format-specific strategies. While a tutor, and later general manager, at a boutique university admissions consulting company in Cairo Egypt, I applied my teaching experience to a leading role developing SAT curricula for a variety of skill levels. Though I have played a number of roles as an educator, I take a special pleasure in prepping students for the SAT..."