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"Last year, as a sophomore in college, I was a TA for the Spanish Department, responsible for creating and executing my own lesson plans for two one-hour classes per week for Spanish 102, grading homework and designing my own quizzes. I also tutored occasionally through our on-campus tutoring program. Finally, for the past two summers I have worked at the extremely rigorous Breakthrough Collaborative Teaching Internship at their Miami, Florida location teaching 5th and 6th grade science, where I a was again responsible for my own lesson plans, classwork, homework and quizzes. I am very interested in working with Varsity Tutors as I ...
- Washington University in St. Louis - BS, Anthropology/PreMed
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, Algebra, Spanish, SAT Math, ACT, ACT Reading, SAT, Trigonometry, ACT Math, French, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math, ACT English, Chemistry, Biology
"My strongest background is in the sciences, and I try to bring that experience along with my enthusiasm for the subject to my students. My general approach to academic success includes a lot of hard work and practice problems! I truly believe that is the best way to develop a sense of intuition about a subject and do well given novel test problems. I also have experience with the SAT, ACT, and MCAT. Haven taken these tests multiple times along with corresponding test prep classes, I have developed multiple time-saving strategies and useful tips. In my free time, I like to read (mostly fiction), cook delicious foods, and explore all that DC has ...
- Yale University - BS, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, SAT, ACT, Biology, MCAT, Middle School Math, Microbiology
"I've been tutoring since I was thirteen. I tutored English, French, and other social studies subjects throughout high school and college, then spent a year teaching English full-time at a public high school in South Korea. Most of my experience is in teaching English and writing, but I also speak several foreign languages fluently and am interested in tutoring French and German."
- Georgetown University - BS, International Relations
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Essay Editing, Reading, SAT Writing, SAT, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, SAT Math, French, German, ACT Math, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, ACT English, Writing
" I have worked in a variety of settings with youth in the general education program as well as those with special needs. I firmly believe in the use of differentiation and learning styles to ensure that each student reaches his or her highest level of academic success. Thus, I consistently strive to make material both accessible for, and relevant to the student in order to foster a healthy and curious mind and shift the focus of learning from a chore to a lifestyle. ."
- American University - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Writing, History, Reading, ACT English, ACT, Essay Editing, Biology, College Essays, Elementary Math
" I have also prepared students for both the SAT and ACT. My eventual goal is to continue to tutor on a part-time basis but in addition, to secure a full time position with the US government working in either international trade or national security. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer (usually at least one a week). Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you might have."
- Rutgers University - BA, Political Science and English
- American University - MA, International Relations
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, Writing, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, Reading, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, ACT, ACT Science, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Middle School Math, SAT, PSAT, Geometry, Algebra, History, Essay Editing, SAT Math, ACT Math, SAT Writing, Economics
" I also have experience working with children with special needs and IEPs. I absolutely loved these experiences and wanted to continue tutoring post-graduation. Although I have mostly worked with middle school and elementary-aged students, I am interested in working with high school students on ACT preparation, math, English, and biology. I would also welcome the opportunity to tutor students in Spanish at any level."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, ACT Reading, ACT Math, History, Algebra, Anatomy, Grammar and Mechanics, Pre-Calculus, ACT, ACT Science, Reading, Spanish, ACT English, Biology, Trigonometry, College Essays, SAT, Elementary Math
"I started tutoring when I was 15, and I was trained as a Student Teaching Intern with Breakthrough in 2010. I've tutored students ranging in age from 8 to 88. I love working with students individually or in small groups, and I readily change my lesson plans based on each individual's learning style."
- Smith College - BA, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, PSAT, Middle School Math, SAT Math, Reading, ACT Math, ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Spanish, Writing, ACT Writing, ACT English, ACT, Phonics, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, SAT, Algebra, Geometry, Essay Editing
"My most rewarding experience was working with a program called Brooklyn College Now program geared at preparing high school students for college. It was a very rewarding experience watching these students ultimately get into the college of their choice. I love tutoring but most importantly, I love working with children and helping them realize their dreams.."
- City University of New York - BS, Biology
- Howard University - PhD, Pharmacology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Essays, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Geometry, Middle School Math, Biology, SAT Writing, ACT Math, SAT Math, Essay Editing, SAT, Chemistry, Reading, ACT English, Writing, ACT Writing, Algebra, ACT, PSAT
"In all my teaching and tutoring, I seek to help students make personal connections to globally-relevant material, find creative ways to present information and engage students' interest, and offer students a healthy balance of challenge and support. I believe students always deserve a rationale for why what they are learning is important. I am a reflective learner as well as a teacher, always seeking to improve my own teaching practice. I'm excited to be tutoring with Varsity because I have seen how individualized instruction can impact academic progress and understanding." ...
- Grinnell College - BA, license, English, Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, SAT Verbal, Writing, Essay Editing, History, Reading, ACT Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, ACT Writing, ACT
"These guidelines are also followed for test preparation. I find test anxiety to be a cause for concern for many students and parents, so I like to go over simple breathing and other techniques to combat stress. My past tutoring and teaching experiences include working with elementary-age students in reading, math, and literature arts. I also have experience teaching the Spanish language to children and adults of different ages. My main interests are English composition and English language/literature."
- Hampton University - BS, Business Administration
- Hampton University - MBA, Business Administration
Tutoring Subjects:Computer Science, Phonics, ACT Reading, ACT Writing, Spanish, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, ACT English, Writing, Anatomy, GMAT, Biology, Algebra, ACT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, SAT, SAT Writing, Middle School Math, Finance, ACT, SAT Verbal, College Essays, Statistics, Reading
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