Carefully selected, highly-credentialed SSAT tutors in Huntington, NY
"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. Whether you're studying for chemistry test or analyzing a work of literature, prepping for the SAT or the LSAT, I make sure to focus on your goals and how to reach them. I also aim to help my students really improve the knowledge of their subject along with their writing, reading, and analytic skills--not just get past the next exam.."
- Columbia University - BA, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:Statistics, Economics, History, SAT Writing, SAT, Trigonometry, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, Physics, College Essays, Chemistry, Middle School Math, SSAT, Geometry, Algebra, SAT Verbal, Reading, Essay Editing, SAT Math, LSAT, Elementary Math
" During my senior year, I researched and compared the educational systems and conditions faced by Chinese migrant children and those faced by undocumented children in America. As a long time athlete, I understand the value of coaching and teamwork. This is reflected in my tutoring; I believe that creating a dynamic partnership between student and tutor allows for even greater and more sustained success than teaching alone.."
- Princeton University - BA, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Reading, SAT Verbal, ACT, ACT Writing, Economics, PSAT, SAT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Math, SAT, ACT English, Writing, SAT Writing, ISEE, Essay Editing, LSAT, History, College Essays
"I am extremely passionate about my students and take much joy and pride in their success, often forming lasting friendships. I pride myself on being patient, flexible, and creative to adapt to my student's learning style. Learning is always fun and exciting, never boring or frustrating, that's a PROMISE!."
- Columbia University - BA, cum laude, French
- Tulane University Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, ISEE, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Writing, French, Economics, Spanish, SSAT, Phonics, Elementary Math, History, Grammar and Mechanics
"I understand that students achieve more when they have a tutor who can motivate them. To do this, I believe in creating a personal connection with my students and showing them that I expect great things from them. I am able to motivate my students by getting them to believe that they can achieve more if they take their work seriously.."
- Rutgers University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Middle School Math, College Essays, Reading, Algebra, Writing, PSAT, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, SSAT
" Currently, I am applying to the Master's of Food Studies program at NYU. As a writer, I especially enjoy working on essays--brainstorming, reorganizing, and helping with stylistic and grammar-related line edits. I have worked two years for Hernandez College Consulting, where I've tutored incoming seniors on how to best apply for college. I also teach SAT and SAT II prep classes in Manhattan, where I focus on vocabulary strengthening, language rules, and test taking abilities."
- Williams College - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Writing, SAT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, Essay Editing, SSAT, SAT Writing, French, College Essays, Reading, SAT Verbal
"I missed interacting with students and helping others in areas they have difficulty in. I currently tutor all levels of high school math, science, SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT and essay writing. I am a strong believer in guiding students into the right direction so they can find the answer on their own. Students will not recall or learn properly if all the answers are given to them."
- St. Lawrence University - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Essay Editing, Writing, HSPT Prep, History, ISEE, Spanish, SAT, Anatomy, ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, College Essays, Physiology, Middle School Math, Microbiology, Chemistry, Algebra
"I have worked with eighth-graders preparing for private school entrance exams, have taught Algebra in public school, and I currently teach philosophy at a New Jersey community college. I enjoy helping my students learn to solve problems on their own, think for themselves, and learn the strategies to excel at standardized tests. In my free time I play soccer and sing karaoke with friends, volunteer my time with Trenton's Habitat for Humanity, and I'm currently teaching myself French.."
- Texas A&M University - BA, Psychology/Mathematics
- Princeton Theological Seminary - M.Div., Theology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, German, SAT Math, Reading, Geometry, GRE, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, SSAT, SAT, Writing, Algebra, ACT Reading, PSAT, Essay Editing, College Essays, ISEE
" My last class of 20 students averaged over 300 points of improvements. I have had similar success preparing students for SAT subject tests and AP exams. My students benefit from my comprehensive knowledge of the subject matter, high energy, enthusiasm and patience. I spend time getting to know the individual needs of my students and then tailor a program of study that best addresses both subject matter gaps and test taking strategies and skills."
- University of Colorado - B.A. Summa cum laude, Economics
- Stanford University - MBA, Business
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, GMAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Geometry, SAT Verbal, Biostatistics, Middle School Math, SAT, Essay Editing, ACT, PSAT, Elementary Math, Pre-Calculus, SAT Writing, College Essays, Algebra, Economics, Trigonometry, SAT Math, Reading, Statistics, SSAT, Finance, Physics, Calculus, ISEE
" I’ve stayed because of the vibe of excitement and competition in the city. It truly does push you to be your best. In my free time, I enjoy exploring the ever-changing NYC landscape, stumbling about the internet learning whatever it has to teach me, studying politics both as an art and a science, as well as my guilty pleasure of watching the NFL and the occasional Newcastle game. As an HIV vaccine researcher for several years, I was taught many obscure facts and techniques."
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, GRE, ACT Science, SAT Writing, PSAT, Geometry, ACT English, Microbiology, MCAT, SAT, Organic Chemistry, GMAT, LSAT, SSAT, SAT Math, Chemistry, Middle School Math, ISEE, Trigonometry, ACT Math, Physics, ACT Reading, Biology, SAT Verbal, HSPT Prep, Pre-Calculus, ACT, Elementary Math, Algebra, ACT Writing
"in Earth Science from Moscow University, which I graduated summa cum laude, I hold an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New England College. I conducted creative writing seminars and gave talks, lectures, and readings at various universities, both in the US and in Europe, most recently at Harvard, Oxford, and Sussex universities. I teach both math and verbal sections of SAT, ACT, GRE, and other standardized tests. My teaching is always focused on the individual student and his/her specific learning needs."
- Lomonosov Moscow State University - BS - Summa cum laude, Physical Geography
- Lomonosov Moscow State University - M.S.+60; ABD for Ph.D., Physical Geography, Paleoclimatology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, ISEE, ACT English, SAT Verbal, ACT Reading, Essay Editing, Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, ACT Science, PSAT, Pre-Calculus, College Essays, SAT, ACT Writing, Geometry, ACT Math, ACT, SAT Math, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Trigonometry
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