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"I am a graduate of McGill University and have a double major in Chemistry and English Literature. In the two years post college, I taught in two different school districts through AmeriCorps, the domestic Peace Corps. Last year,I taught K-5 grade in small group settings and managed a homework club..."
- McGill University - Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, English Literature
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, College Algebra, AP Chemistry, Pre-Algebra and 30 other subjects.
"...I have had tutoring experience with middle school through college students in Math and Science. My tutoring philosophy is not only to help students solve a problem but also to help them understand the thought process of how a certain method is chosen to solve a problem. Higher levels of math and science are built based on their fundamental concepts..."
- UCSD - BS, Bioengineering
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, HSPT, Arithmetic, Competition Math and 11 other subjects.
"...I moved to Phoenix about 4 years ago to attend culinary school… after realizing that I did not want to be a chemist for the rest of my life. To make a long story short, I currently do a lot of recipe development and tutoring. Culinary work gives me the chance to be creative, but tutoring gives me the opportunity and privilege to continue to use my strong science/math background and, most importantly, help students realize that they CAN do well! I taught several undergraduate chemistry classes while I was a graduate student and always had very high student evaluations..."
- Minot State University - Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry and Math (double major), Physics (minor)
- Iowa State University - Ph.D., Physical Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, IB Physics HL, SAT Verbal, College Essays and 76 other subjects.
"I started tutoring when I was in high school, myself, where I volunteered as a "Big Brother", helping incoming freshmen adapt themselves to the more rigorous environment of St. Paul's. While an undergraduate at Columbia University, I taught SAT prep courses. I will be going to law school in the fall, and until then I am continuing my passion for teaching with Varsity Tutors! My tutoring style has always been to fit the lesson to the student..."
- Columbia University - BA, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Microeconomics, Trigonometry, European History and 26 other subjects.
"I am a passionate, driven educator who believes everyone can learn. Tutoring gives me the opportunity to not only be a teacher, but also be a role model and mentor to others. My educational philosophy is centered around adapting my teaching style to better meet the learning needs of each individual..."
- Hope College - B.A., Education and History
- The George Washington University - M.A.T, Museum Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP World History, Summer and 19 other subjects.
"... In this position, I worked with several families to secure proper special education services for their children. I received my undergraduate degree from the George Washington University, where I double-majored in Middle Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies. I graduated magna cum laude and received special honors in both the Middle Eastern Studies Department and the Judaic Studies Department. I love working with students! The best part of tutoring is the opportunity to help increase an individual student's confidence in a particular subject or in regards to their general academic skills..."
- The George Washington University - BA, Middle Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies
- American University Washington College of Law - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Economics, Essay Editing, Reading and 13 other subjects.
"...My main focus was on financial models and health economics. I held multiple positions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where I worked with professors to conduct statistical research in the department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health. Before Hopkins, I received an International Baccalaureate Diploma in Geneva, Switzerland, where I studied higher level Math, Economics, English, and Physics..."
- Johns Hopkins University - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Calculus, ACT Math and 20 other subjects.
"I am a graduate of California Institute of the Arts and Smith College. I have an MFA in Theater Directing and a self designed undergraduate major in the History and Philosophy of Science. Over the last 12 years, I have tutored SATs, right brain learning techniques, and personal essay writing in New York, Los Angeles, and Kigali, Rwanda..."
- Smith College - BA, History of Science
- California Institute of the Arts - MFA, Theater Directing
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, SAT Verbal, Writing, ISEE and 16 other subjects.
"... I also tutoring special education and study skills and organization. I believe that every student has the right to an equal education. The purpose of education is not just about having students get an answer correct..."
- Saint Joseph's Univeristy - BS, Elementary and Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, SSAT- Middle Level, Writing, Study Skills and Organization and 11 other subjects.
"I have nearly three years of tutoring experience, predominantly as a Math and Science tutor in most K-12 subjects, SSAT and SAT I & II Prep, as well as in College Level Organic and General Chemistry. Working with students and helping them succeed and overcome challenges is a very rewarding experience. I believe learning can be a fun process, and that hard work, dedication, and inspiration can make a huge difference in a student's life..."
- University of California, Santa Barbara - BS, Microbiology
- Georgetown University - MS, Biotechnology
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, SAT, Microbiology, SAT Math and 11 other subjects.
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