Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Social studies tutors in La Mesa, CA
"I recently received my bachelor's degree in civil engineering from San Diego State. I've always loved puzzles and problem solving, so naturally math and science have always been my strong suits. As a matter of fact, calculus was and still is my favorite subject. As an engineer I am also well grounded in physics and chemistry."
- San Diego State University - BS, Civil Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Pre-Calculus, SAT, SAT Math, Physics, German, Reading, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, History, Algebra, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, Phonics, Computer Science, Writing, Differential Equations, Calculus, Elementary Math
"I'm a graduate from California Lutheran University with a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies and a minor in International Business. I have experience tutoring both high school students and students in elementary school. I have tutored students in a variety of subjects but have most frequently tutored in math. In my spare time in college, I was also known to help out my peers in various subjects, including math, accounting and essay composition. I love breaking down topics for the students and helping them understand concepts on a basic level and building up from that." ...
- California Lutheran University - Bachelor of Arts, International Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Algebra, French, Essay Editing, ACT Math, Middle School Math, PSAT, Phonics, ACT Science, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, ISEE, Economics, ACT English, Trigonometry, SAT Math
"I am passionate about teaching. I am interested in language learning, living healthfully, athletics, music-making (singing, song-writing, guitar playing), medical research, nutrition, dreams, and spirituality. I have taught math, Hebrew, French, Spanish, guitar, nutrition, SAT prep. I personally improved my score 210 points from 1360 to 1570 (out of 1600) on the SAT. I am also a certified nutritionist and natural vision teacher. I teach people how to see clearly without glasses in a manner similar to the Bates method. I have written several books on the topics. ." ...
- UCSD - Bachelor of Ars, Psychology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Geometry, ISEE, SAT, Writing, French, Reading, SAT Writing, SAT Math, Statistics, Elementary Math, Trigonometry, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, College Essays
"I am a returning veteran soon to graduate from San Diego State University with a bachelors of science in biology. In the Navy, I was in charge of teaching and training personnel in scholastic topics in math and science. Since being in college, I have tutored for the last three years at San Diego State University and San Diego Mesa Community College in math and science. I enjoy teaching and tutoring in math, physics, chemistry, biology, and organic chemistry."
- San Diego State University - BS, Biology (premed)
Tutoring Subjects:Biostatistics, Elementary Math, Organic Chemistry, Calculus, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, Physiology, History, Finance, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, Trigonometry, SSAT, Anatomy, Physics, Algebra, MCAT, Statistics
"Hi, my name is Chris Chen and I'm looking forward to tutoring in a variety of subjects. With an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a Master's Degree from the University of California, Davis, I feel I offer a unique skillset to my students. I also have a broad range of tutoring experience from my days as a 4th and 7th grade teacher. I'm most comfortable teaching Algebra and test prep for the SAT and ACT, but am more than willing to tutor in other subjects as well. I'm new to the San Diego area but have already fallen in love it! Originally from the East Coast, I love the weather and friendly people. One of my favorite places here is La Jolla ...
- Yale University - BA, History
- University of California, Davis - MA, History
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Geometry, History, ACT English, Middle School Math, Writing, College Essays, SAT Math, Reading, SAT Verbal, ACT, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, Trigonometry, SAT, ACT Reading, Elementary Math, Phonics
"With a background in Economics, I recently received my MS from Stanford University after scoring a perfect 800 on the GRE Math Section. With a special emphasis on optimal test taking strategies, I strive to maximize test scores and grades. I have extensive experience tutoring GRE Math, SAT I Math, SAT II Math (Levels 1 and 2), AP Calculus, AP Statistics, and several other related subjects.."
- The Colorado College - BA, Economics
- Stanford University - MS, Symbolic Systems
Tutoring Subjects:Economics, Middle School Math, ACT Reading, Computer Science, Algebra, Statistics, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, ACT Math, ACT English, Spanish, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, GRE
"I am a certified teacher and have years of experience working in schools alongside students. I love teaching because it challenges me in ways that I never thought possible. I also love when I help a student achieve something he or she thought was beyond their capability. I will never get tired of witnessing those “a-ha!” moments in my students."
- Elon University - BA, History with Social Studies Teacher Licensure
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:History, College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Phonics, Reading
"Hello! My name is Emily and I am a 23-year-old young woman working in the realm of Sales & Marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. I have always had a passion for acadamia, and helping others; this is why I have selected the opportunity to work with Varsity Tutors. From the time I was in elementary school I have participated in tutoring, test prep, academic counseling, and other activities. My strongest areas include: Writing, all levels of English Language and Literature, History, and all elementary and junior high level education." ...
- Arizona State University - BS, Hospitality Management
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, History, Biology, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Essay Editing, Statistics, Phonics, Middle School Math, College Essays, Elementary Math
"I am a recent graduate of UCSD with a master's degree in international relations, and a B.A. in economics and music from UCSD as well. As my academic background suggests, I am interested in many different subjects (if I could have also studied history, physics and literature, I would have!). I have taught music lessons for over a decade to students of all ages and musical backgrounds. As a result, I have learned how to identify students' learning styles, and most importantly, how to make unpleasant topics interesting -- or at least less unpleasant. Moreover, I have experienced the frustration and the struggles many students face in ...
- UC San Diego - Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Music
- UC San Diego - MPIA, International Economics
Tutoring Subjects:History, Reading, College Essays, Writing, Geometry, Elementary Math, GRE, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Economics
"I believe I am an exceptional tutor because I enjoy teaching. A lot of students have trouble learning because they are just trying to memorize rules instead of learning why things work, and this comes up if they don't have a teacher who really cares about explaining the subject matter in a way that students can understand. I have had success teaching in the past because I care about whether or not my students understand what I am teaching, and I will do everything in my power to explain things in a simple, humorous, and hopefully memorable fashion. Finally, my teaching experience has taught me the value of patience, and that if you are patient ...
- UCSD - BS, Chemistry
- UC Davis School of Law - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Essay Editing, Physics, Trigonometry, Spanish, Algebra, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, College Essays, History
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