Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Social studies tutors in Toluca Lake, CA
"and have continued to tutor students of all ages for the past 5 years. I particularly enjoy teaching test prep for the SAT and ACT because so much of doing well on those sections is related to technique, and I love watching kids make huge improvements after teaching them my techniques. The most important thing that I learned from my undergraduate course of study was how to think critically and solve problems. I never give up on myself or on things that I set my mind to accomplish, and I don't give up on students either. Even before high school I worked as a kids' soccer coach, which is just a different type of teaching." ...
- University of Southern California - BA, International Relations; minors in Environmental Studies, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics
" As a college student, I taught SAT prep courses. Since graduating I have been a teaching assistant for math, economics, and statistics courses at both Georgetown and UCI. I'll take the fear out of standardized tests and numbers.."
- Georgetown University - BA, Economics
- University of California - Irvine - Ph.D, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Economics, GRE, SAT Verbal, Geometry, Algebra, Statistics, Calculus, Trigonometry, SAT Writing, Pre-Calculus, PSAT, SAT, SAT Math
" I believe that the emotional aspects of learning are just as important as their intellectual counterparts; this means it is my job to help you/your child FEEL that you/they have what it takes to progress. Now down to the details: I can competently tutor you/your child in any subject k-8, though my strengths lie in history, language arts, foreign language, and ESL. In high school I was an AP student in addition to graduating with honors from the International Baccalaureate Program. I also received the AP Scholar Award for my outstanding performances on the AP exams." ...
- Oral Roberts University - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Writing, Geometry, History, College Essays, Algebra, Phonics, Spanish, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics
" Maintaining and leading a balance between desired outcomes and team member productivity became a daily endeavor. During this time, I worked for nearly two years teaching and tutoring physics and math at ITT Technical Institute developing my professional, social, and networking skills through my interactions with numerous students and faculty while refining my public speaking and communication skills. Recently, I have moved to Los Angeles to be a software developer for CSE Developments building experience with programming languages, primarily Visual Basic; as well as network repair with ComputersWTF. Further Experiences ...
- The Ohio State University - BS, BS, BA, Physics, Math, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Physics, Calculus, Algebra, Computer Science, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Differential Equations, Geometry
"I love discovering new music and books and sharing my passion for them with friends. I have worked with Cardinal Scholars, a tutoring agency, in Palo Alto, CA. With Cardinal Scholars I tutored students ranging from the college level to middle school in various subjects including Algebra 1& 2, SAT II US History and college essay editing. In addition to this experience, I served as a private tutor for two students in 3rd grade math when I was a sophomore in high school."
- Stanford University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, Algebra, Elementary Math, History, College Essays, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Geometry, Spanish
" Although primarily teaching Media, Math and English at these levels, I have also taken on many other diverse subjects spread across the curriculum. I am a professional, knowledgeable individual with a gentle, approachable demeanor, which serve as good qualities with younger students. I strive to recognize weaknesses and improve student abilities through diverse methods, making students feel comfortable and more enthusiastic about making progress in their particular subject.."
- Lincoln University - BA, Media
- Derby University - PGCE, Certificate In Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, Writing, Reading, History, Elementary Math
"I have read and evaluated over 1,000 admissions essays written by high school students, interviewed hundreds of college admissions applicants, and participated in numerous Admissions Committee meetings at which admissions decisions were made. I have also taught high school students preparing for the Georgia High School Graduation Test and coordinated the student workers in the Office of Admission at Sarah Lawrence College. My favorite subjects by far are History and Religion (obviously, or I wouldn't be getting my PhD in Religious History), but I also have a background in literature, writing, and even some performing arts. I ...
- Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Liberal Arts
- Claremont School of Theology - MA, Theology
Tutoring Subjects:History, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, College Essays, Writing, Essay Editing
"My background is mainly in math, and I believe that nearly all students can be more than proficient in the subject with the correct material and presentation. I developed that theory through many a student session over the years. Also, having an open mind towards art and traveling are what will make a well educated and knowledgeable public in the long run.."
- California Polytechnic State University - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Physics, History, Algebra, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Writing, HSPT Prep
" I am a specialist in social history and historical sociology, and have a thorough and comprehensive content knowledge in many different areas of Social Science. I also have a strong background in Earth Science and Astronomy, believe strongly in protecting the natural environment, and enjoy activities that allow me to be outside and close to nature. I have experience teaching students at every level of academic preparation and learning style, as well as students of varying socioeconomic and racial/ethnic backgrounds. My goal is to help students achieve their individual goals and dreams while contributing to solving the problems of ...
- New College of Florida - BA, History
- University of Chicago - AM, PhD, Sociology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Reading, Middle School Math, ISEE, History
"I have two years of experience teaching SAT math and verbal courses. I have also privately tutored math majors in various math courses, ranging from linear algebra to probability and multivariate calculus. Many of the high school students I have tutored/mentored went on to be accepted at Ivy League schools (Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell).."
- City University of New York - B.S., Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Physics, Economics, ACT Science, PSAT, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, Biology, ACT Reading, ACT English, History, Grammar and Mechanics, GMAT, Finance, ACT Math, Algebra, SAT Math, SAT, SSAT, Differential Equations, Essay Editing, ACT Writing, ACT, Geometry, Chemistry, Calculus, Trigonometry
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