Award-Winning Test Prep Tutors in Washington, DC
Roy "...I was also a Visiting Assistant Professor for a year at Elmira College, where I taught Chemistry and Biochemistry (lecture and lab). As well as having a passion for science, I also have excellent math skills and enjoy discussing the philosophy of mathematics. I know many tips and tricks for approaching math problems, especially the style given in standardized tests..."
West "I tutored at a writing center while an undergraduate student, and became an Advanced Certified Tutor through the College Reading and Learning Association. I also taught English classes in Russia for 2 years. I enjoy tutoring because of the opportunity it presents to constantly adapt lessons and teaching styles to best meet the needs of individual students..."
Michael "...I believe that education is crucial, as a strong education will build a foundation for a successful and fulfilling life. When I tutor, my goal is to create an atmosphere in which students feel they can evolve, and where they feel at ease regardless of their ability. Education is something that I am very enthusiastic about, and I would like the opportunity to make learning as enjoyable and fulfilling for others as my own learning journey has been..."
Nova Southeastern University - Bachelors, Double Major in Political Science and Legal Studies with a Minor in History
Mrunali "Though I was a Biology and Mathematics Joint Major at McGill University in Montreal, my variety of extracurricular experience formatted and solidified my interest in education. My work with BrainReach, in which neuroscience students create and present lessons to elementary school students in high need schools, especially contributed to my passion for education. I have tutored and/or taught a variety of ages from 4-21, as well as a variety of subjects including all sorts of Mathematics, Sciences, and Test Preparation..."
McGill University - BS, Biology & Mathematics
Siya "I am so excited to be working with Varsity Tutors! I am currently a senior at Washington University in St Louis majoring in Economics and Biology. My long term goals are to attend medical school. I believe that my Science and Math background will make me an excellent tutor for those struggling in these courses..."
Ryan "...Since high school I have learned to speak five languages apart from English: French, German, Spanish, Arabic, and Turkish. Learning these languages has also helped me in English. I have a strong knowledge of grammar, and have an array of tried-and-true methods for breaking down reading exercises in order to be able to read complex documents in other languages..."
Sciences Po Paris - Bachelors, International Affairs and Transatlantic Relations
Georgetown University - Current Grad Student, European Studies
Sarah "I recently graduated from Rice University in Houston, TX, with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Linguistics, and Asian Studies. I have been tutoring since January 2012. I enjoy working one-on-one with students, developing a connection with them and encouraging them to be the best they can be. My most commonly tutored subject is math, particularly Algebra 1. I have been tutoring math consistently during the school year for the past two years; my work has encompassed both homework coaching and exam review. So much of grade school math is learning to see connections between concepts and build on earlier work..."
Brian "I am an attorney with a background in finance and economics and an interest in history and political science. Throughout my academic career, I worked with a variety of students and enjoyed helping them master subject matter and prepare for tests. I look forward to helping students in the greater Washington area.."
Sarah "... With a background in college-level instruction, I have a firm understanding of what instructors expect from college students’ writing and high school students transitioning to college-level work. My familiarity with the challenges that students face informs my approach to supporting students struggling with any and all aspects of the writing process, including time management, idea development, argumentation, research, drafting, revising, organization, and editing. Whether students are working on their college applications or preparing an analytical essay, I assist students in all stages of the research and writing process..."
Cornell University - BA, English and Spanish
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - PhD, English
Dominique "...where I pursued my passions in acting, working with children, debate, writing and international affairs. I have continued these passions in college by volunteering with children in Indonesia, participating in my school's debate team, and doing 5 professional internships. As a tutor, I consider my greatest strengths to be in English, History and French due to my academic background..."