Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Summer tutors in New York City, NY
"This quote by Gandhiji reflects the way my life is lived and the personality developed by living this lifestyle. Reflecting on my educational experiences, I appreciate the immeasurable impact that teachers make on the lives of their students.I also realize that the skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom, will be used by students throughout their lives. Therefore, as a tutor, I hope to have an impact on my students lives. My tutoring method follows what I call the 4 E for success. EMPOWERMENT: Encourage students through the process of personal development planning to integrate academic learning with life and everyday ...
- New Jersey Institute of Technology - BS, Mechanical Engineering
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, French, Algebra, Elementary Math, Physics, Middle School Math
" I was an officer in the U.S. Navy, where I learned to lead and teach people from all walks of life, and also saw first-hand how adding inspiration and encouragement helped our whole team do better, and feel better about it. Since then, I've worked primarily as an entertainer, but I have remained a tutor, as well, bringing the empathy and humor that make me a successful singer, actor and comedian to GMAT and SAT classrooms and private tutoring. I've been fortunate enough to be able to do some interesting things in my life, and have meet so many amazing, diverse people along the way." ...
- Harvard University - BA (honors), East Asian Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Elementary Math, GMAT, Essay Editing, Geometry, SAT Writing, Phonics, Reading, SAT, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Verbal
"I'm in New York studying theater and voice but miss my science classes and students like crazy! I'm particularly strong in biology but also totally comfortable with chemistry, English and writing, social studies/history, and test prep. As a teacher my style is to help students discover the answers on their own, and become more confident in their ability to use critical thinking. When I'm not tutoring you can find me running or playing with my mutt Franklin!."
- Harvard University - BA, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Algebra, Chemistry, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, Reading, ACT Science, College Essays, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Microbiology, SAT Writing, Middle School Math, ACT Writing, Essay Editing, SSAT, History, ACT Reading
" When I tutor, I feel that I am able to empathize with my student’s frustrations and this establishes a bond of trust. From there, I am able to motivate my students to do their homework with a new positive attitude. Of course discipline is also of the utmost importance, as I sometimes have to become a taskmaster and gently prod my students to stay focused and explore their work from a vantage point of curiosity rather than boredom, which I have found to be the best strategy to get them interested in their work.."
- Sarah Lawrence College - BA, Performing Arts/Writing
- Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University - MA, Dramatic Writing
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, College Essays, ACT English, Writing, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, Reading, ACT Writing, History, Essay Editing
"I'm not quick to tell students the right answer; instead, I want my students to develop critical thinking skills that can be transferred to many realms of life. "Bring a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." ."
- Stony Brook University - BA with Honors, FL Teaching Certification, Spanish Language & Literature
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, Essay Editing, Spanish, Reading, Writing
"in European History from Harvard University and a B.A. in History from Princeton. I have taught at Harvard and at NYU.."
- Princeton University - B.A. , History
- Harvard University - Ph.D., History
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Writing, College Essays, Reading, PSAT, Latin, Grammar and Mechanics, German, Essay Editing, History, SAT Verbal
"I'm a hands on tutor who loves students and I'm passionate about sharing my interests. I graduated high school with a bilingual diploma in Spanish, am familiar with Spanish language and culture, and have traveled widely. I'm also an avid writer and blogger.."
- New York University - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, Spanish, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, SAT, Algebra
" Once we tap into the student's natural strengths, the growth is exponential and the possibilities endless! My hobbies include singing/songwriting, playing piano, journaling, and dancing with my wonderful husband. I have 3 great sons ages 8, 5, and 2 years old. I thank God for them and all the blessings in my life.."
- Duke University - BSE/BS, Electrical Engineering/Physics
- Columbia University - MS, Electrical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Writing, Chemistry, Middle School Math, HSPT Prep, Reading, ISEE, Physics, Algebra, Elementary Math, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Geometry, Physical Chemistry
"It is my job to find out which methods work best for each student. Currently, I am working with a 1st grade student who has Autism. I go to her home in the mornings before school and go through a therapy program decided on by her parents and my input. Over the last year, her parents have been receiving news of her progress from the school staff."
- SUNY Old Westbury - BS, Elementary Ed./Special Ed.
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Reading, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Essay Editing, Writing
"I have tutored math, chemistry, biology and physics for the last seven years and have a lot of experience working with many types of students of varying ages. I attempt to make the subject matter more interesting for the student by relating it to the student's own interests. In addition to having the student master the subject matter, I always try to have them gain an appreciation for the subject as well."
- Tufts University - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Differential Equations, Middle School Math, Chemistry, Elementary Math, Trigonometry
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