Award-Winning SAT Writing Tutors in New York, NY
Rena "...For my future career goals, I plan to live in a city, preferably Philadelphia, and be an urban planner and designer, redeveloping and revitalizing rundown neighborhoods by making them attractive to the public again. I want to leave my mark on the world and be able to say I enhanced the lives of all those who are residing in, working in, or merely visiting the city. My background in mathematics is very extensive..."
Marcus "I recently graduated from Yale University with a degree in Psychology but with intentions of one day going to medical school. I am currently doing research at the Hospital for Special Surgeries to gain valuable experience before heading off to medical school. While at Yale, I played soccer for 4 years and tutored other students in organic chemistry..."
Katie "... It's exciting for me to help open doors for students to new worlds of understanding. Beyond being passionate about language and communication, I believe very strongly in being prepared for standardized testing--I worked hard to have the opportunity to attend the college of my choice, and a large part of that was getting my test scores to be where I needed them. At the end of the day, testing is about logic and reasoning and developing tools to help under pressure is crucial..."
Benjamin "In 2012, I graduated from New York University where I studied Dance and Psychology. After graduating, I performed internationally with a modern dance company. There I had the pleasure of teaching dance to a large range of ages and abilities..."
MaryAnn "... I hold a BS in English and Psychology, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh. My master’s degree is from Columbia University School of Public and International Affairs Ten years ago, I transitioned from a successful career in financial services to nonprofit management where I have worked as Chief Development Officer and Executive Director. I am a published author who has enjoyed “coaching” our daughter, as she navigated through high school, college and graduate school..."
University of Pittsburgh - BS, English, Psychology
Columbia University SIPA - MA, Political Science, Russian
Amber "... Valedictorian of my high school in New Mexico, I attended Dartmouth with the aspiration of becoming a mathematician before finding my passion in the theater. I'm now living in New York City pursuing a career in casting and producing theater. Although I have found my passion in the arts, I find great fulfillment tutoring math and science, because I think it's important for students to know they can succeed in these challenging subjects..."
Jennifer "... While in college, I developed my writing and research skills, becoming extremely proficient in the areas of essay development and revision. My senior thesis, written about some of the first women to pursue higher education in the United States, was recently published in the Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal. I am also pursuing a law degree, which will help me further my goals to advocate for children and promote educational reform..."
Noah "...While at Williams I was a peer tutor for various subjects including writing and political science. I have also tutored per-calculus, biology, geometry, and SAT Math, reading, and writing. My strengths as a tutor are quickly analyzing student's learning habits and tailoring my approach to best suit their needs and skills. I set reachable goals for every session and clear expectations about my responsibilities and the students responsibilities in preparing for our work together in order to maximize the time we have..."
Ryan "... I have been tutoring for the last 6 years professionally. In general, I try to relate new material that I am tutoring back to concepts that a student has already grasped so that unfamiliar material takes on a familiar character. Furthermore, I try to have a student do some writing, some reading, and some discussion in each lesson, and in this way engage the main three modes of learning..."
Jessica "...Most recently, I worked with a major Legal Aid organization in the city of Chicago through AmeriCorps VISTA, but have since relocated to Jersey City, where I'm excited to tutor and assist students in a variety of subject areas. I am particularly interested in working with students in the fields of English, essay composition, and history, especially with students who are preparing for standardized testing. My teaching philosophy is underlined by a belief in the ability of all students to achieve their potential..."