Award-Winning SAT Writing and Language Tutors in New York, NY
Steven ...that every student requires a different approach. I scored in the 98th percentile on the SAT and many AP exams, and I've helped many people increase their scores on standardized tests. I'm an engineering student, so I use math, chemistry, and physics knowledge on a daily basis. I bring a systematic problem-solving approach to tutoring. I'm happy to bring my patience and experience to Varsity Tutors, and to help more people achieve success!
New Jersey Institute of Technology - Current Undergrad, Mechanical Engineering
Lauren ...and History). I'm fluent in French and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a year during my previous life as a Historian. When I'm not tutoring or working on my dissertation, I do some freelance writing. It's a cliche to say that my writing informs my teaching while my teaching improves my writing, but it's also true: the constant effort to improve my own work helps me to understand what my students are going...
Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Literature
University of California-Berkeley - Ph.D. in progress, English
Fred J. ...and Aerospace Engineering currently working in Midtown Manhattan as a consultant. In the past I have had a variety of opportunities to tutor - from one on one tutoring for the SAT in high school and peer tutoring in college, to online tutoring students in Korea and and teaching a two month English seminar in Brazil. Although I have a variety of academic interests, my educational emphasis in math and sciences has led me doing...
Princeton University - BS, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
State Certified Teacher
Rocco ...student of pharmacy currently attending St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. I am pursuing a Doctorate of Pharmacy, with a goal of obtaining a residency in a hospital setting upon graduation. My areas of interest include Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, and I have a strong passion for Reading and Writing. I am constantly expanding my knowledge every day in order to eventually help all those around me heal and grow.
St. John's University - Pharm.D., Pharmacy
Carmen ...love to use fun games to engage students while making sure that they understand the material rather than just memorizing. I'm passionate about learning, but outside of academia I spend my free time traveling, cooking, and making art. In college, I was lucky enough to study in Abu Dhabi, Florence, and Buenos Aires, and enjoyed seeing more of the Middle East, Europe, and South America. Now that I'm sticking closer to New York City, I'm...
New York University - BA, Literature
Anne ...taker and would be able to teach your child not only the content necessary to excel at the SAT and other standardized tests, but also how to utilize strategies to maximize efficiency and accuracy. In teaching, I enjoy connecting the subject matter to topics that would not necessarily seem relevant to the lesson in order to engage the student on a deeper level. I assess a student's strengths, weaknesses, and interests in order to best...
Stanford University - BA, Economics
St. John's University - MS Ed, Mathematics
Jessamyn ...and adjunct college professor for over ten years. I typically begin by diagnosing students' difficulties, then proceed with a learning plan, according to the timeframe available. I believe in data-driven instruction - meaning, I use student work to help design the learning plan as we go. Also, I have experience teaching a wide variety of subjects, and I am a standardized test scorer, giving me insight into the 'other side' of the testing world.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - BA, English
New School for Social Research - MA, Sociology and Writing
Leigh ...writing center, working with fellow college students to improve and enhance writing assignments in all disciplines and to strengthen basic grammar and organizational skills. I am excited to be a Varsity Tutor, instilling a passion for learning in my students through experiential, hands-on education that promotes critical thinking skills. I firmly believe that the provision of equal educational opportunities can help foster social equality. I emphasize inquiry-based learning because I believe that students learn best...
Hamilton College - BA, Psychology
Teachers College at Columbia University - MA, Elementary Inclusive Education
Tobias ...about it. Since then, I've worked primarily as an entertainer, but I have remained a tutor, as well, bringing the empathy and humor that make me a successful singer, actor, and comedian to GMAT and SAT classrooms and private tutoring. I've been fortunate enough to be able to do some interesting things in my life, and I have meet so many amazing, diverse people along the way. Everything I've learned along the way informs my...
Harvard University - BA (honors), East Asian Studies
Jaron I am a motivated and dedicated student who is looking to help similar-minded students achieve their academic goals.... I believe that patience and understanding is the key to teaching students. One can never rush learning, as students need to have a solid foundation before learning new concepts.... I would figure out what kind of learner they are and how best to help them achieve their goals, in addition to finding out how much they already know.
Vanderbilt University - Current Undergrad, Economics and HOD