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"I like to develop study guides with the student to help them pinpoint key topics and through the process engage in comprehensive review of the material. I let the students lead the direction of the sessions through their questions rather than lecturing. I am accessible and flexible with scheduling. I aim to relate the concepts to the student by explaining the information in everyday contexts and develop tricks and mnemonics to best grasp the material."
- Rice University - BA, Psychology/ Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, ACT Writing, Biology, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT, History, ACT Science, Pre-Calculus, Writing, Algebra, Trigonometry
"I know how hard and stressful it is to take standardized exams, as I myself have gone through it all, and this has motivated me to want to help make the process easier for those who are going through it. I am also very knowledgeable with college and medical school applications and will be happy to help go through the entire process and review essays. As listed above, I used to be a competitive cello player under the guidance of 2 Houston Symphony cellists and can give cello lessons if requested. I love animals and visiting museums, parks and zoos.Classical music is one of my greatest passions and I am very interested in the natural sciences. I hope ...
- Rice University - BS, Biochemistry & Cell Biology
- Rice University - BA, Psychology
- Baylor College of Medicine - MD, Medical Student
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Trigonometry, History, SAT Writing, Biology, Pre-Calculus, Biostatistics, MCAT, Middle School Math, Chemistry, Statistics, Algebra, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Writing
"I received my BA with a major in political science and a minor in sociology. My tutoring style is one in which I keep the student engaged in the material. This is especially important in my subject areas, as social sciences and the humanities are about understanding and analyzing events and cultures rather than merely memorizing facts. Thus, I try to structure my tutoring sessions in a way that there is collaboration and genuine discovery, rather than me lecturing the student. My interests include playing ping pong, watching soccer, and traveling. ." ...
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- Rice University - BA, Political Science/Economics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, History, Writing, SAT Math, Economics, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing
"Because every person is capable of understanding this logic, every person has latent writing talent, whether they are aware of it or not. I pride myself on being able to bring out this latent talent. I genuinely like working with people and helping them understand language in their own way, and I am good at doing so, as is evidenced by the fact that every one of my students has improved their grades under my tutelage. I also am a very good standardized test taker and teacher, largely for the same reasons I am a good English teacher. I help people see the patterns and logic of tests, and as is the case with my English clients, every one of my ...
- Arizona State University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
- Arizona State University - Certificate, Arabic
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, ACT, ACT English, College Essays, Algebra, Trigonometry, History, SAT, Biology, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, ACT Reading, PSAT, ACT Writing, Geometry, ACT Math, SAT Math, Pre-Calculus, Latin
"I very much enjoy my tutoring positions and have found them to be rewarding, both for me and for my students. The majority of my clients come to me for ACT test prep, but I have tutored many other subjects, ranging from elementary language arts and SSAT/ISEE prep to Algebra II/Trigonometry and college writing. My goal is to teach my students the strategies, skills, and information necessary to succeed in their classes or on standardized tests. In addition, I strive to foster their independence and increase their self-confidence. I have a love of learning, and I hope to instill that in my students. In my free time, I enjoy going to live ...
- Illinois State University - B.S. Ed, Special Education
- Northern Illinois University - M.S.Ed, Curriculum & Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:HSPT Prep, SAT Verbal, ACT Writing, Pre-Calculus, SSAT, College Essays, ACT English, Phonics, Essay Editing, ACT Math, SAT, SAT Math, Writing, ISEE, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Biology, Algebra, SAT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT, Reading, Spanish, ACT, History
"Through my previous experiences in tutoring, I have developed an effective set of communication skills that help me explain a variety of subjects. I am willing to work extensively with students with the objective of helping them thoroughly grasp the concepts necessary to succeed in a test or subject.."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Political Science, History, Pre-med
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, ACT Reading, ACT, ACT Science, Calculus, Geometry, History, Trigonometry, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Writing, Algebra
" I hold a US and Canadian teaching certificate. I have three children and five grand-children. Teaching is something I love and I feel I can relate to children in a significant way.."
- U. of Michigan - BA, German, P.E.
- Kent State University - MA, French and German
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, History, German, Reading, French
" I have taught middle school, high school, and first year college students. I have taught a diversity of courses, including English 9 and 10, American and British Literature, Journalism, First Year College English for ESL students, Geography, Drama, Old and New Testament Survey, and Apologetics. From the college level to middle school, my students have always given me strong evaluations for relating well to them and communicating clearly and effectively. I discovered my love and my gift for teaching while working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UTA, which led me to teach at an international school in Davao City, Philippines. I ...
- Bryan College - BA, Biblical Studies, Minors in Linguistics, History, Greek
- University of Texas, Arlington - MA, Linguistics
- Dordt College - MED, Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Reading, PSAT, SAT Writing, Writing, College Essays, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, History, SAT Verbal, SSAT, GRE, Essay Editing, ISEE, SAT Math
" I am also a parent educator for Parents as Teachers for the district, so I have extensive experience working in homes with parents and children. I have been with Ferg/Flor for 14 years, and love working with kids. My goal is to make learning engaging and fun, using hands-on activities and working with parents to provide the best experience for their child.."
- University of Missouri Columbia - BS, Early Childhood Education
- University of Missouri St. Louis - M.Ed., Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Reading, Biology, Phonics, History, Writing
" I enjoy working with students on French, writing skills, essay editing, American History, LSAT prep, middle school math, geography, government and organizational skills. I treat each student individually, and tailor our sessions to his or her learning styles, and aspirations (and of course, those of their parents). If as a team, we can achieve the goals we set, and enhance the student’s enjoyment and mastery of their unique learning process, I will have done my job. I look forward to working with you and your child.."
- Duke University - BA, Political Science
- Stanford Law School - J.D., Law
- Vancouver Film School - M, Film Foundation
Tutoring Subjects:French, Writing, History, LSAT
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