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"in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. In addition to conducting scientific research in conservation and developmental biology, I have spent much of my collegiate experience on stage at the American Repertory Theater (Cambridge, MA) as an actor in the world premieres of “Prometheus Bound” and “Wild Swans” and in the production suite as Chair of Photography for The Harvard Crimson, where I managed a staff of 70 photographers to publish Cambridge’s only daily newspaper. My work has been featured in numerous campus, university, and national publications, including Town & Country Magazine. Production internships at the American ...
- Harvard College - B.A., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, SAT Writing, SAT Math, Trigonometry, Writing, College Essays, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, Algebra, SAT Verbal, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, SAT, PSAT, Essay Editing, Microbiology
"My greatest challenges and successes in tutoring have been with students who feel they are “behind” in a discipline. These students lack the belief that they will learn, even if they work hard. These students need to find evidence of success that they can then use to motivate themselves. My job as tutor is to reinforce any and all progress so these students can begin to see themselves in a new way – as a success in school."
- University of California, Berkeley - BA, Economics/History
- Columbia University, Graduate School of Business - MBA, Marketing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, SAT, SAT Verbal, Algebra, SSAT, GMAT, Middle School Math, ISEE, Elementary Math
"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:Elementary Math, Spanish, Economics, SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Reading, French, Phonics, ISEE, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, History
"I have been a private tutor for the last 10 years now in Math (through Pre-Calculus), Literature (American, British, grammar), SAT I (Math, Verbal, Writing), and SAT II (Math I and II, Literature). Before moving to New York, I ran a private tutoring company based out of Rhode Island where I created curricula for various standardized exams (ISEE, SSAT, SAT I and II, ACT, MAT, GRE); I also offered college admissions guidance. I believe that the most important part of any tutor-student relationship is the ability for each to relate to the other; the tutor must be able to relate to the student relevant information that makes the material ...
- Brown University - B.A., English Literature
- St. John's University - M.S., Adolescent Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, ISEE, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Writing, Geometry, SAT Math, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Algebra, College Essays, PSAT, Middle School Math, SAT
" What makes me a great tutor is a genuine love of the topics I teach, as well as a determination to see my students achieve their academic goals. I believe that good tutoring is about encouragement, inspiration, understanding the difficulties of the student in an empathic way and working one step at a time to help the student believe in themselves and overcome those difficulties. I also believe that great tutoring combines rigorous study with a sense of joy and fun. I am a patient, engaging and caring person and bring these qualities to my work." ...
- Seton Hall University - BA, Economics (French Minor)
- New York University - MSW, Master of Social Work
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Reading, SAT Verbal, SAT, SAT Math, ISEE, History, SAT Writing, College Essays, PSAT, SSAT
"I have lived in Spain, France, and Chile, as well as various parts of the United States, so I bring cultural insight into each lesson. My additional teaching areas of expertise include test prep, reading comprehension and essay writing, and government. My teaching philosophy is to bring out each student's knowledge and experiences to build on what they know, increasing student confidence and enjoyment of learning in addition to academic achievement.."
- University of Texas at Austin - BA, Double Major: Spanish Literature; History
- McGill University - LL.B. (J.D. equivalent), Law
Tutoring Subjects:French, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, SAT, GRE, Algebra, ACT Math, History, SSAT, ACT Science, ACT Writing, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, ACT, SAT Verbal, Reading, Spanish, PSAT, ACT English, SAT Math, Geometry
" Teaching is not one-size-fits-all. My goal is to help each student achieve to the best of his or her ability by adapting my teaching style to the needs of each individual student. I believe that students can master (and enjoy!) any subject if they can find the right teacher. I'm available for tutoring in a wide range of subjects, including test preparation."
- Columbia University - BA, Mathematics
- Northwestern University - PhD, Biology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, SAT Writing, GRE, Middle School Math, SAT Math, SSAT, Phonics, Pre-Calculus, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, Anatomy, ACT Science, Elementary Math, Physiology, Calculus, Biology, Trigonometry, Geometry, SAT Verbal, Statistics, Biostatistics, PSAT, ACT Math
" I have tutored students preparing for the SAT, SSAT and ISEE exams and am qualified and prepared to tutor the ACT and GMAT tests. My SAT students have had extremely positive results, averaging over 275 points of improvement. 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."
- University of Colorado - B.A. Summa cum laude, Economics
- Stanford University - MBA, Business
Tutoring Subjects:Biostatistics, SAT Math, Trigonometry, Writing, Physics, Algebra, GMAT, Geometry, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT, Elementary Math, ISEE, Reading, Economics, ACT, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Finance, SAT Verbal, SSAT, SAT Writing, SAT, Essay Editing, Statistics, Middle School Math, College Essays
"in English from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from NYU, and I plan on starting a Ph.D. program in Spanish and Portuguese in the fall. I have tutored in Connecticut and New York, and taught English in Buenos Aires, Argentina."
- U of Pittsburgh - BA, English Writing
- NYU - MA, Latin American Studies
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, SAT Verbal, ACT Math, Calculus, ACT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Physics, History, College Essays, Elementary Math, SSAT, Spanish, PSAT, Biology, SAT Math, SAT, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, ACT English, Chemistry, ACT Science, Writing, Algebra, Essay Editing, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, ACT, ISEE
"Additionally, I am also an active sponsored mixed martial arts athlete and compete in Jujitsu, kickboxing and MMA-events about once a month. On my free time I also enjoy volunteering with animals at a local dog shelter in addition to clinical-volunteer work at several different locations. In addition to teaching AP-biology, Chemistry and physics for high-school and middle-school, I also offer group tutoring to 1st-year medical and master students at Tufts University School of Medicine; which is also where I recently completed my graduate studies. As an athlete and an individual aspiring to become a medical doctor, I have utilized ...
- California State University Northridge - BS, BA, minor, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Anthropology (minor)
- Tufts University School of Medicine and Public Health - MS, Biomedical Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, Chemistry, Biology, Middle School Math, Microbiology, SSAT, MCAT, Anatomy, Elementary Math
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