Award-Winning SSAT Tutors in Washington, DC
Steven "... I have tutored for several different companies, including some that work in low-income neighborhoods. For every student I always make sure to come prepared and bring a lot of positive energy. My teaching philosophy is that the first step for any tutor is to get the student to believe in themselves..."
Charles "A battle-tested veteran of the New York private school circuit, I graduated college in 2013 and now teach German in DC. I lived in German-speaking Europe for many years, and I majored its language, culture and history. I fully understand the many competing demands on a modern student's schedule..."
Jeren "I am a Special Education and Math Teacher from Wilmington, North Carolina. I am new to Arlington and am loving all of the new experiences that NOVA and the D.C. area are offering me. I believe in hard work and the willingness to push yourself past your limits..."
Michelle "...I have tutored 4th graders in Math and Reading and followed one English Language Learner through 1st and 2nd grade. This past May, I completed my student-teaching internship in a 1st grade classroom to receive my K-6 teaching licensure. I am currently teaching full-day Kindergarten in Washington, DC and love my job! Although I spend my days with 5 and 6 year olds, I am passionate about teaching and learning with a variety of age groups and in a range of subject areas..."
Kekey "...In the Math program, my focus was teaching basic skills such as adding and subtracting one and two digit numbers and multiplication. During my early years of teaching, I have worked with ESL teachers on teaching English and writing skills to students that had Individual Educational Plans (IEP's) and the English language was fairly new to them. I used many manipulatives and other online resources to teach my students..."
Adam "...I then attended the University of Virginia, or simply, "the University," in Charlottesville, VA where I graduated with my MA in Foreign Affairs, concentrating on Comparative Politics and International Relations. I tutored French for about a year-and-a-half while in college and taught for two years as a teaching assistant in graduate school in addition to teaching Sunday school for almost four years and leading youth and young adult programs at my parishes. As my degrees might hint, I adore politics - American and otherwise - but I am equally passionate about History, French, and Writing..."
Celine "I have tutored students in various academic subjects and in test prep since attending Haverford College. I have also gained experience working with students as a middle school teacher and as a mentor in an elementary school reading program. After teaching at the Washington Middle School for Girls in DC, I earned an Ed.M in Education Policy and Management at The Harvard Graduate School of Education and currently work as a project manager in education assessment..."
Brett "I graduated from Colby College in Maine. I double majored in Classics and Classical Civilizations, focusing on linguistics, grammar, ancient philosophy and ancient government. While at Colby, I tutored Latin and Ancient Greek, and I occasionally tutored students learning Roman and Greek History..."
Edward "I am a Bachelor of Arts Candidate in History and Political Science at George Washington University. I have spent every year of college tutoring and have worked with a broad variety of students. I have worked ESL students, I have worked with struggling students enrolled at charter schools, and I have worked with students at top-notch public schools..."
Lindsey "I attended college at Monmouth University, where I graduated magna cum laude from the Honors School with a BA in Political Science and minor in English. While an undergraduate, I worked in the University Writing Center, tutoring students in writing composition, brainstorming, literary analysis, and grammar. I consider my time at the Writing Center to be among my fondest memories..."