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"Some subjects/topics can be difficult but(sometimes) looking at the problem in a different way makes the material clearer and easier. My basic learning and teaching philosophy has always been that the best way to handle difficult material is to take your head off the page and to try to reframe the question in a different way. Coming to a problem - whether it be an essay, a math question, or a writing exercise - with a different mind frame can help make learning fun and rewarding. I have over five years experience tutoring both groups and individuals and have taught all ages (my youngest student was 5 years old and my oldest student was 71!)." ...
- McGill University - BA, International Development/Sociology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, College Essays, ACT Math, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, History, Reading, SAT Math, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT, ACT English, SAT, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, Writing, Essay Editing
"I was born in Russia and grew up in NYC where I attended Stuyvesant High School. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Binghamton University where I majored in mathematics and economics and completed a core group of science courses that were part of the Pre-Medical track. I am currently applying to medical school for admission next fall. I can offer assistance in mathematics, up to the differential equations level, as well as in microeconomics, macroeconomics, biology, chemistry and physics."
- Binghamton University - BA, BS, Mathematics, Economics, Pre-Medical Track
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Statistics, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, Biology, Differential Equations, Algebra, Chemistry, Middle School Math, Economics, SAT Writing, Trigonometry, Physics, SAT Math, Calculus
"My name is Wendy and I am currently a second year medical student at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. I graduated from the Honors Program at Adelphi University in 2011 with a BS in Biology. I have tutored students enrolled in a variety of biology and chemistry classes for most of my time at Adelphi University and I enjoyed every minute of it. I've also helped students with essay writing and proofreading because of the rigorous reading and writing that was part of my curriculum in the Honors Program."
- Adelphi University - BS, Biology
- Stony Brook University School of Medicine - MD, Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, ACT, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Chemistry, ACT Reading, Anatomy, ACT English, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, College Essays, ACT Math, SAT Writing, Biology, SAT, Essay Editing, Physiology, SAT Math, ACT Writing
"I graduated with a BA in Psychology in June 2011 from Hunter College, and will soon be beginning my PhD. in Clinical Psychology. I spent this year working on a research project at Columbia University and teaching dance to elementary school children. I have been a tutor for almost eight years, and have worked with elementary, high school, and college students."
- Hunter College - BA, Psychology
- Hofstra University - PhD, Clinical Psychology (Doctoral Candidate)
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, GRE, Middle School Math, Writing, Reading, Elementary Math, Trigonometry, College Essays, Phonics, SAT Writing, Algebra, Geometry, Essay Editing, History, Statistics, SAT, PSAT
"I am a recent Cornell University graduate and native New Yorker who is currently pursuing a career in education. As I prepare to apply to graduate schools, I want to be able to continue to work with students. I attended Stuyvesant High School, and in 2007 I left the city to attend Cornell University, where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science with honors in Human Development. My areas of focus while I studied included Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood, Education, and Feminist Studies."
- Cornell University - BS, Human Development
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, PSAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, Essay Editing, College Essays, SAT Writing, Writing, History
"I am a veteran teacher who has really enjoyed teaching people of all ages from 5-85. I like to make students feel relaxed and confident, so that he/she can achieve excellence. I believe in positive reinforcement and have great patience. A thousand questions directed to me means that you're interested and they never deter me or frustrate me, so ask away."
- New Jersey City University - BA, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, ISEE, Reading, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, History, Essay Editing
"I am a professional director and actor in the Philadelphia area. I love the theatre, and it has taught me an enormous amount about interacting with people and the world in which we live. 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."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Anthropology and Theatre
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, SAT Writing, College Essays, SAT Verbal, Elementary Math, History, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, Algebra, SSAT, SAT, Middle School Math, SAT Math
"I come from a background as a professional Librarian, so I bring to my tutoring a passion for literacy in all forms. I believe language is the foundation for all other learning. I have consistently scored in the 99th percentile in the English, Verbal, and Written portions of the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and GRE. My hobbies include reading (surprise!), crossword puzzles, HTML/CSS, and yoga. Being centered brings an empathy and gentleness to my teaching approach."
- Central Michigan University - BS, English
- Long Island University - MS, Library Science
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, SAT Verbal, Reading, Elementary Math, Spanish, ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, ACT Writing, Essay Editing, Writing, College Essays, SAT Writing
"As a lawyer I work with writing almost all day long, and therefore I understand both how difficult it is to write clearly, and how important it is to get started early with good writing skills. 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
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, History, SAT Writing, SSAT
"Education, like literature and art, bridges the chasm between cultures. As a teacher and a lifelong learner, I welcome the opportunity to work with students as a Varsity tutor. Education and learning have been anchors for me throughout my life. As the first generation to attend college from my family,I attended Wheaton College, the first post-secondary institution for women founded by Mary Lyon."
- Wheaton College - BA, Art
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT Writing, Writing, ACT Writing, SAT, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, PSAT, SAT Verbal, ACT English
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