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"...In particular, I love helping students prepare for standardized tests such as the ISEE, ACT, and SAT. Giving clear strategies for approaching the individual sections of each test is a specialty. With over four years of tutoring experience, I am confident in my abilities to help turn a potentially anxiety producing event into an exciting opportunity to shine for your child..."
- University of Utah - BFA, Acting
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - MFA, Acting
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, ACT Science, SAT Subject Test in United States History, ACT Reading and 27 other subjects.
"... I've got an MS in Chemical Engineering and an M. Div from a theological seminary, so I'm comfortable with a wide range of academic topics. I love working one-on-one with students because it allows me to find creative ways to help them master new concepts..."
- University of California, San Diego - BS, Chemical Engineering
- University of California, Santa Barbara - MS, Chemical Engineering
- Fuller Theological Seminary - M. Div, Theology
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Arithmetic, Essay Editing, GRE Quantitative and 12 other subjects.
"...I have significant experience as both a one-on-one high school tutor during college and teaching high school students after college. I find that I am always able to make the material simple and relatable for the student that I am tutoring - it is a question of presenting the material in a manner that is easy to understand. In addition, I am very patient, friendly, and easy to talk to..."
- Georgetown University - B.S., Finance
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Multivariable Calculus, ISEE- Lower Level, SSAT- Middle Level and 70 other subjects.
"...While I love math and the sciences, I also have a passion for music, which I'm also currently pursuing at the conservatory level. My tutoring style is very student-based, where I pay close attention to what concepts they are most struggling with and break down complex ideas into more manageable chunks. Also, I believe the SAT tests more critical reading than any other skill, and I encourage students to be very detail-oriented about what the question is actually asking..."
- Chapman University - BS and BM, Biochemistry and Music Performance
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT, Physics and 22 other subjects.
"...I scored a perfect score of 12/12 on the essay portion of the SAT in high school, then majored in English Literature at UM and earned a 3.7 major GPA. I am also a state certified teacher in English, grades 6-12. These skills and experiences have since translated into a burgeoning pedagogical career, starting in my undergraduate years at UM..."
- University of Miami - BA, English Literature
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, IB Extended Essay, SAT Critical Reading, Reading and 28 other subjects.
"...Beyond just teaching students the basics of a subject, however, I hope to develop a strong relationship with them and instill in them motivation and a positive spirit to attack their work with more vigor and confidence than they have ever had. I am a very ambitious individual and my philosophy in life is that you can do anything you set your mind to. Mindset is so, so important, and I believe that with a powerful mindset one can push through any barrier and overcome any obstacle not just in learning, but in life..."
- UCLA - BA, Business Economics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Geography, Economics, PLAN English and 82 other subjects.
"...I have tutored for the past three years in two different programs--one with local high school and middle school students in subjects like AP US History, the other Colgate's branch of "Let's Get Ready", the SAT and college admissions preparation program. I have worked with students of all abilities and recognize the importance of tailoring lessons to a student's individual learning style.I often employ technology in my lessons and believe a multimedia approach to learning is both engaging and effective. Through my own educational experiences, I have come to value the effect a teacher or tutor can have on a student's relationship with a certain subject, as well as on personal feelings like confidence and satisfaction..."
- Colgate University - BA, History; French Language and Literature
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Writing, Advanced Placement, French and 3 other subjects.
"I just graduated from Duke University with B.A.'s in Sociology and Theater Studies! I studied both fields because I am fascinated by how the stories we tell impact our society. This love for story-telling influenced my passion for Literature and I was fortunate to have the opportunity to teach Literature courses to 8th grade students through the prestigious Breakthrough Collaborative Program in NYC during the Summer of 2011. I've worked as a tutor and peer mentor from middle school and throughout high school and college in both formal and informal settings..."
- Duke University - BA, Sociology, Theater Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Gifted, Reading, SAT Verbal and 8 other subjects.
"I am a junior at Washington University In St. Louis majoring in Spanish and Latin American Studies with a minor in Political Science. I have many years of informal tutoring experience from working with my two younger sisters on everything from college application essays and SAT Prep to Algebra, and last summer I worked as an assistant Spanish teacher for children ages 3-10 at El Taller Latino in New York City..."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Spanish, Latin American Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Spanish 2, AP English Language and Composition, Grammar and Mechanics and 33 other subjects.
"...As an individual who still holds fond memories of the talented teachers who influenced my learning and career goals, I have found my time spent as a tutor to be an invaluable and incredibly fulfilling experience. I believe that the children and families with whom I have worked would describe me as a patient, creative, and dedicated instructor, one who endeavors to narrowly tailor her teaching methods to suit the needs of each individual student. I truly love working with children and hope to someday enter a career in education, whether as a classroom teacher or more indirectly, by working to affect educational policy..."
- New York University - BA, Politics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Study Skills and Organization, French, Writing and 27 other subjects.
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