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"For this program, I have developed a curriculum that includes critical examination of writers such as Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, David Mitchell and Junot Diaz. The writing component of the curriculum includes exercises aimed at developing the student’s fundamental writing skills, including character and setting, structure and developing narrative voice. Writing assignments include both traditional prompts as well as the incorporation of technology and the influence of other media, such as music and fine art. Upon the completion of my MFA in the Spring of 2014, I hope to pursue a career in education.." ...
- New York University - BFA, Film
- Sarah Lawrence College - MFA, Writing
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Phonics, College Essays, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, History
" I feel that real breakthroughs are made in this one-on-one setting. I like to change students’ perceptions of concepts from mystifying to attainable. I enjoy teaching life science, SAT and ACT prep, and Spanish and Italian. In my free time, I like cooking dinners with friends, hiking and spending time outdoors, volunteering, and teaching myself new things, including academic and musical pursuits.."
- Boston University - B.A., Biology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, SAT Verbal, SAT, SAT Writing, ACT Science, SAT Math, PSAT, ACT, Elementary Math, ACT Writing, Spanish, Essay Editing, Biology, ACT Math, Reading, Writing, Middle School Math, College Essays, Phonics, ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics
" My main expertise was math, all subjects from basic math to pre-calculus. However I also helped a number of students with reading/writing assignments. My background in Biology makes me most confident with math and science classes, which are my best subjects to tutor. I get along with students of all ages and I like to establish a healthy relationship of trust and respect with all my students to reach their full potential of learning.."
- Rutgers College - BA, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Elementary Math, Algebra, Differential Equations, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Middle School Math, Trigonometry
"Hi, I am a very patient and thorough tutor, with significant experience tutoring from high school through advanced collegiate levels. With a double degree in Math and Physics from Yale, and many years of experience, I bring a deep understanding of the material to every session and will work to make every detail clear. Shaun."
- Yale University - BS, Mathematics and Physics
Tutoring Subjects:Finance, Physics, Elementary Math, PSAT, Statistics, SAT, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, SAT Math, Middle School Math, Differential Equations, Calculus, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry, Computer Science, Mandarin Chinese, Algebra, College Essays, Economics
" I work at two different EMS corps. I am the Chief of Operations at Fordham University EMS, and I also volunteer at Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corp. I have played the bagpipes for the past five years, and in my free time enjoy reading and exercising. I have been a tutor in organic chemistry and biology with the athletic department of Fordham University since September of 2011."
- Fordham University - BS, Biology and History Double Major
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, MCAT, History, Physics, Anatomy, Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Biology
"It's the stuff that can seem intimidating, but - with some new tools and training- isn't any problem at all. He is passionate about his students, and definitely has a competitive streak - he will make it his personal goal to make sure each student accomplishes his or her goals. In a word, his teaching philosophy is one of 'Responsibility' -- that every student is mature, talented, and responsible enough to succeed (even if they don't know it!). Funny, a little sarcastic, and energetic, he can both inspire students... and calm them down when things just get a little too crazy.." ...
- Brown University - BA, Philosophy, Theatre Arts
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, ACT English, ACT Writing, HSPT Prep, ACT, Writing, ACT Reading, Reading, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, SSAT, History, ISEE
"I really believe every person has a particular method to learn. It is up to the teacher to discover it, and to incentive the learning process using puzzles, games, songs, etc. in the target language. In my free time, I enjoyed listening to music, cooking, and playing with my son.."
- ARC - BA, Spanish
"I want to make it as painless and interesting to learn as possible. I am extremely patient, flexible, out-going and creative. On top of that, I have extensive experience in teaching and mentoring. I have worked in several schools in the area as well as in Paris, France."
- Mt. Holyoke College - B.A., International Relations
- Rutgers-Newark Law - J.D., n/a
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Reading, Phonics, SAT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, College Essays
"I've been working with middle school and high school age children for the past several years and feel very comfortable communicating with students that age. I was a history major in college, but I'd be happy to help out with middle school and early high school math, as well as any help needed with writing or humanities-related courses. Also available for standardized test prep help!."
- Harvard University - A. B., History
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Middle School Math, Trigonometry, PSAT, SAT, Elementary Math, Geometry, History, Algebra
"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:Reading, Phonics, Essay Editing, Spanish, SAT, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing
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