Award-Winning Test Prep Tutors in New York, NY
Rod "... Furthermore, over the years I was also able to mentor individuals from different backgrounds and ages; i.e. classmates, referrals and colleagues helping them achieve their objectives. I always found it rewarding to see faces shine during Aha moments of understanding and eventually see many of them improve their scores/performance..."
Maya "... I also build in educational games and choices whenever possible. I have firm boundaries and high expectations of all my students. In teaching, I strive to have close relationships and open communication with the families of my students, and I hope to achieve the same with the families of students I tutor..."
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - BA, Organizational Studies
CUNY Hunter College - Masters in Education and Special Education, Education
State Certified Teacher
Sam "... An advocate for math and science education, I have become a writer and poet concerned with aesthetic philosophy since my graduation. My passion for teaching has taken on many forms, including as a music instructor, having maintained a private cello studio and conducted after-school string orchestra programs, as a running coach for youth and high school cross country and track athletes, and as a tutor in math and chemistry. At the moment, I tutor mathematics, which I believe to be an exceptionally crucial skill to develop for any academic subject and for a more intimate appreciation for the intricacies of the world..."
Olga "...I promise it really isn't so hard! After all, mathematics is really more about ideas than about arithmetic. Ideas that inform our existence, that permeate our universe, that make up the world around us. I strongly believe that a STEM education is best served by focusing on the concepts, not mundane calculations..."
Chris "... The cards allow them to re-confront the questions which they missed on the practice tests, again and again, until the ideas and understandings that form the solution become integrated into their current skill set. Complete explanations, which I review with them, point by point, are printed on the back, first by me, and then, by imitation, by them. I stress the quality of each of these seemingly obvious steps, because the effectiveness of my method depends upon all of them working together..."
Hayley "...I have experience teaching various levels of math and understand how to convey concepts in practical and clear ways so students gain a real understanding of the material. My particular specialty is Math. My style of teaching--and my passion for the subject-- resulted in high test scores and the gratification of a lot of students..."
Daniel "... I started my tutoring career in college, helping elementary and high school students with Math and English. After graduating from Yeshiva University, I continued my studies at Cardozo Law School. I have been a lawyer for five years, and I am planning now to shift to a more educational career..."
Kevin "I graduated from Williams College in 2009 with B.A. in Economics and Political Science. My Economics study is Macro and Finance oriented, with my senior thesis focused on the financial markets and statistical arbitrage..."
Hannah "I am experienced in tutoring SAT test prep English, Reading and Writing. I am a college student who has attended such prestigious universities as Oxford University and Sarah Lawrence College. I have extensive tutoring experience for the AP English Language and English Literature exams, SAT Critical Reading and SAT Writing tests, and Reading and Writing skills for all grade levels..."
Justine "... I believe that organization is key. I have found that a certain combination of systematic organization and simplification of every detail helps to illuminate the solution. Having a structured and repeatable approach can then be engrained in the thought process through repetition, and improvement will surely follow..."