Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Test prep tutors in Huntington, NY
"I've lived and worked overseas for over 10 years in Thailand, Hong Kong and London. At each stop along the way I've been privileged to be known as a reliable resource for those needing assistance with their English. Native speakers and ESL students alike. My approach is simple: I move at your pace until I'm confient you understand the material. Then a gentle push to the next level is applied. Using previous sessions as a foundation I focus on the fundamentals."
- University of Notre Dame - BA, English
- London Business School - MBA, International Business
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Economics, Reading, Essay Editing, History, GMAT, College Essays
"As a theater director, my job is to coach actors until they are able to stand on their own two feet. I apply the same skill to my tutoring. For me, it's about lending a guiding hand until the student is able to handle the material on their own, without my guidance.."
- University of Florida - BS & BA, Marketing & Theater
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, College Essays, Reading, SAT Math, Middle School Math, ACT Math, SAT, ACT, SAT Verbal, PSAT, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing, Algebra, ACT English, Elementary Math
" My students understand that I am 100% dedicated to their progress and that no question is insignificant in the learning process. My work with various educational non-profits has allowed me to engage students from a range of backgrounds. I began tutoring my first semester at college with middle school. As I helped them with their homework and test prep for high school, I developed a teaching style that promoted good study skills for my students to use beyond our tutoring sessions."
- Fordham University - BA, American Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, College Essays, SAT Writing, Phonics, Writing, SAT Math, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics
"As a qualified and certified tutor, I constantly aspire to help my students understand the logic, and content of the subject matter, while also being able to comprehend the complexity of the subject matter. Most importantly, I am passionate about helping my students succeed in any way that I can. I begin every tutoring session by gaining an understanding of the current knowledge of the student, and gradually building on that knowledge. In this process, I present information in an organized manner, with lesson plans, as well as suggested reading material and other assignments, as needed. I also offer test preparation tutoring, mostly ...
- Hunter College, CUNY - BA, Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, Elementary Math, History, MCAT, Middle School Math, Calculus, Organic Chemistry, Algebra, Essay Editing, College Essays, Biology
"I love poetry, plays, and fiction classics -- everything from Shakespeare to Shelly! My dad is a lawyer, and has taught me the value of strong argumentation skills. I have published everything from short stories to journalistic articles, in my college paper or at The New York Times. Most students come to me for my encouraging spirit and fun attitude because I always want to make learning a positive experience. Writing an essay or dissecting a book really boils down to the art of storytelling -- and I think, no matter your age, we all can appreciate to the transformative power of stories." ...
- Georgetown University - BA Cum Laude, English
- Columbia University - MS, Journalism
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, ACT Writing, Essay Editing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Writing, SAT Writing
"Fulbright Fellowship brought me to Argentina, where I taught U.S and British history at the National University of Rio Cuarto. I am certified fluent in Spanish and well-versed in the cultural modismos, or variations, that define Spanish dialects. Before Varsity Tutors I was a freelance writing tutor for middle and high school students. I specialized in essay editing, personal statements, and scholarship essays."
- Boston College - BA an BA, History and Hispanic Studies (Spanish)
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, History, Essay Editing, Writing, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics
"Each experience improved and broadened my educational skill. Each experience has also deepened my commitment to teaching and tutoring in the natural sciences. I love the depth and complexity of science, but I refuse to let that complexity make the subject inaccessible. In fact, I've found that with the right approach my students can become capable and enthusiastic in science. My students also benefit from my many experiences in the field and lab."
- SUNY Binghamton - B.S., Environmental Science/Biology
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, Biology, Chemistry
" I worked as a private mentor with an eleven year old student for my last semester at Binghamton which has furthered my experience in one on one tutoring, and I have come to see myself as an outstanding role model to younger students. I know how frustrating it can be to not understand a topic in class and know the panic of falling behind, and it is my goal as a tutor and teacher to help students overcome this fear with patience and a passion for teaching. I love working with kids inside and outside of an academic setting. I love doing crafts, meeting people, laughing, and organizing activities. I have worked at a summer camp at home for seven years and ...
- Binghamton University - BA, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra, SAT Math
"Several of the students I work with notice substantial improvements in their academic performance within a short time frame. In addition, some individuals develop a genuine appreciation of the subject material and choose to pursue postsecondary studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). My goal is to provide students with an engaging and enriched learning experience. I look forward to the opportunity to help new students reach their academic potential.."
- Polytechnic Institute of NYU - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Calculus, Essay Editing, College Essays, Geometry, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, SAT Math, Physics, Trigonometry
"I have been tutoring as long as I can remember, and I use a variety of strategies in my tutoring. In my spare time I love to read and work on photography, and I am crazy about my nine month old puppy. I assure you that if I am your tutor, I will work to the best of my ability to help you or your child reach their goals!."
- Manhattan College - BA, Secondary Education - English
- College of New Rochelle - MS Ed, Literacy Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT English, College Essays, SAT, Essay Editing, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Phonics, ACT Writing, PSAT
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