Carefully selected, highly-credentialed tutors in Great Neck, NY
"I'm a hands on tutor who loves students and I'm passionate about sharing my interests. I graduated high school with a bilingual diploma in Spanish, am familiar with Spanish language and culture, and have traveled widely. I'm also an avid writer and blogger.."
- New York University - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, Writing, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, College Essays, Essay Editing, Algebra, SAT Writing
"My goal as a tutor is to simplify seemingly difficult topics and concepts so that a student is no longer intimidated by them. I have experience working with middle and high school students, and I take great pride in seeing them learn and improve in areas of struggle. My current hours are extremely flexible, and I'm certain we can find a time that works for both of us.."
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, History and Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Essay Editing, ACT Writing, ACT, ACT Reading, History, Elementary Math, Reading, Middle School Math, Phonics, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Science, SAT Writing, SAT Math, ACT Math, College Essays, ACT English, Writing
"I have also taught test preparation and ESL. This background enables me to provide instructive, substantive lessons, and to understand and draw upon each student's needs and potentialities, to unlock his or her academic potential. In addition to subject knowledge, effective self-expression (written and oral), and reasoned analysis of well-chosen evidence, I also encourage students to develop a genuine interest in the subject, by showing them how historical study may touch on today's most pressing issues, and on their own personal lives. The skills gained along the way--expository writing, public speaking, and critical ...
- Harvard College - BA, History
- Columbia University - M.A.; M.Phil., History
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Spanish, Reading, Latin, Writing
"I find out what frustrations students are having and work with them to develop strategies to address their individual needs. In particular, I believe strongly in my writing and critical thinking skills and I believe that I can leverage these strengths to help students improve their own skills. I'm a big sports fan - especially baseball, football and golf - and I love running, reading, history and the movies.."
- College of the Holy Cross - BA, History
- Wake Forest University - MBA, Finance
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT Writing, Finance, Latin, Writing, Economics, GMAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, Reading
"Sharing my love of reading and writing is a great thrill of mine and I feel honored to get such an opportunity to do so. In terms of academia, my dual degree lent me the chance to hone my communications skills (I now work full time at a television production company focusing on documentary-style TV) as well as my skills in English. As a result, I became well-educated in both classic literature as well as contemporary literary theory focusing on a variety of topics such as gender, media, class and social structure, and an assortment of other theories and topics (all of which I'd love to chat about if given the opportunity). In my downtime, I love ...
- Syracuse University - BA, English, Communications
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, College Essays, Phonics, Writing, Reading
"The key to my students' success is that I help them to set clear goals, practice material in a creative ways (ie. games, movement, timed challenges, puzzles, mixing subjects across the curriculum, etc.) to keep them excited and to solidify their grasp on the content, and measure and celebrate our progress along the way. I would love to help your child discover his/her passion for learning, and help him/her reach academic success! ."
- Yale University - BA, History
- Bank Street College of Education - M.S. Ed. , Early Childhood and Childhood General Education
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, College Essays, SAT, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Spanish, History, Phonics, PSAT
"I believe it is a teacher or tutor's responsibility to determine a student's individual learning style and tailor her lessons accordingly. I do a brief interview with each client to ascertain whether he or she is a visual, auditory or combination learner and teach with these results in mind. I look forward to working with you to achieve your academic goals!."
- University of Michigan - BS, German, Biology
- Princeton University - PhD, German Literature
Tutoring Subjects:German, Biology
"I have tutored in English as well as French and American History. I have helped students learn to analyze literature, write essays, understand historical events, and graph parabolas. I love seeing a student achieve measurable progress toward their academic goals, and I am confident that my passion and experience are the qualities you are looking for in a tutor.."
- St. Johns University - BS, Public Relations with a minor in French
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, History, Spanish, French, SSAT, PSAT, Elementary Math, Middle School Math
"I can help with all aspects of English literature, essay writing, test-prep, note taking, grammar,and ESL. I speak English and Spanish. I love to read classics, cookbooks, and anything else I can get my hands on.."
- Queens College - BA, English Literature
- Touro College - MS, TESOL
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish, Phonics, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Writing, Reading
"It's a great job, as it allows me to make a difference in the lives of students while also granting me the freedom to pursue fiction writing. In my free time I am generally reading, writing, watching movies, playing games, or hitting the gym. I am political policy nerd and enjoy reading about economics and science.."
- Vassar College - BA, English
- New York University - MFA, Writing
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, SAT Math, PSAT, SAT Writing, SAT, Writing, Reading, Economics, SAT Verbal, College Essays
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