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" 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. That being said, I try to modify my teaching style to best benefit the type of student I am tutoring."
- Brandeis University - BA, Philosophy, English Literature
- Columbia University - MA, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Writing, SAT Math, Middle School Math, ACT, History, ACT Science, Chemistry, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, SAT, ACT English, ACT Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, Geometry, ACT Reading, SAT Verbal, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Phonics, Reading, Essay Editing
"Tutoring students can be very simple and sometimes very complicated, but I always look for ways to make analogies to things students feel more comfortable with, so it doesn't seem like I'm speaking a foreign language to them. I get a personal sense of satisfaction when someone stops and goes, "oh, I've never thought of it that way before - now it all makes sense." In addition, often times I feel the education system here is misunderstood and students spend too much time memorizing "steps" to a subject rather than learning it, and inevitably end up failing when they are required to utilize the knowledge in future more advanced work. In my ...
- University at Buffalo - B.S., Biological Sciences
- Long Island University - M.S., Medical Microbiology
Tutoring Subjects:Physics, Elementary Math, Microbiology, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Middle School Math, History
"I also attained my North Carolina Teaching License and finished my first year teaching 4th grade. I love working with children and seeing them learn. My goal as a teacher is to facilitate a love of learning in children. I am especially passionate about teaching math - I want the next generation to love math as much as I do. My teaching style is creative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary."
- Duke University - BA, Mathematics, Visual Arts
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Reading, Algebra, History, ACT Math, Geometry, SAT, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Trigonometry, Calculus, Phonics, SAT Math
" I then attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs where I graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Studio Art in 2009. After living abroad in Istanbul, Turkey, I returned to the United States in 2010 and found employment at the Fine Arts Conservation Studio, in Chelsea, New York. In the Fall of 2010, I applied to various Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Programs, and was accepted to Columbia University where I began study in January, 2011. I anticipate completion of the program in May 2013, hoping to begin medical school in the Fall of 2014." ...
- Skidmore College - BS, Studio Art
- Columbia - Pre-Medicine, Pre-Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, History, Physics, Middle School Math, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, Reading, SAT Writing, SAT, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, Algebra
"I am a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Williams College and Phi Beta Kappa member with extensive experience in teaching in tutoring. In addition to being a martial arts black belt and instructor, I tutored throughout high school and college. 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." ...
- Williams College - BA, Theater and Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Writing, College Essays, Biology, ACT English, History, Reading, SAT Verbal, Algebra, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Writing, Middle School Math, SAT Writing
"I am an experienced and dynamic teacher and tutor of History, Foreign Languages (Hebrew, German, Latin), the Verbal SAT, and more! I am experienced at tutoring Writing, from high-school and college essays to doctoral dissertations--and everything in between. I have a Ph.D. in European History from Harvard University and a B.A. in History from Princeton."
- Princeton University - B.A. , History
- Harvard University - Ph.D., History
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, PSAT, History, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, College Essays, Reading, German
" Currently working in public radio production in Manhattan. I am here to help students achieve their best results in written communication. I am particularly interested in providing guidance through the college essay process. Need help brainstorming, structuring, or refining? Let me help you think (and write!) out of the box."
- University of Chicago - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:History, SAT Verbal, Reading, Phonics, French, Essay Editing, SAT, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Writing, College Essays
"in German with a minor in History from Texas Tech University then continued my studies and earned a M.A. Most recently, I have been teaching in Transylvania, Romania as an ESL teacher (all ages) and working with marginalized orphans for a year and a half. I feel that my diverse experiences and international travels are huge assets for breaking into any professional field. In addition, I currently practice and hone my German-speaking skills daily while helping passengers as a bilingual passenger service agent at JFK international airport." ...
- Texas Tech Universityq - BA, German
- Texas Tech University - MA, German Literature
Tutoring Subjects:German, Spanish, College Essays, Writing, History, Economics
" While attending college I worked part-time each year teaching an AP Economics course which I designed at the prestigious Wheeler School in Providence, RI. In addition to teaching economics at the high school I also taught various other elective courses to elementary and middle school students at Wheeler. I also have experience as a volunteer SAT tutor for underprivileged students with "Let's Get Ready!" in Mt. Vernon, NY."
- Brown University - BA, Philosophy and History
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Reading, Economics, College Essays, Writing, Middle School Math, SAT, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, SAT Writing, History, Phonics
"I also have an undergraduate degree in political science from GWU with a concentration in public policy. As you may be able to tell, I have always been interested in governmental institutions of all kinds, as well as the nongovernmental ones that surround them. Of late I have become interested in the United Nations and its specialized agencies, an area about which I have always been curious. Back in my undergraduate years, I authored my senior thesis on the United States' decision to rejoin the United Nations Scientific, Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2002 after an 18-year absence." ...
- The George Washington University - BA, Political Science (Public Policy Focus)
- The George Washington University - MPS, Legislative Affairs
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, History, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, French, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, Writing, College Essays, Reading, Elementary Math
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