Carefully selected, highly-credentialed tutors in Seattle, WA
"I went to Eastern Washington University and graduated with a BA in Education - Mathematics. After graduating, I went overseas for a year as a Marine Reservist. When I returned, I taught high school math classes for three years..."
- Eastern Washington University - BAE, Secondary Education - Math
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Algebra 2, Algebra, Competition Math and 6 other subjects.
"...My home town is Issaquah, which is where I currently live. I am an avid skier, and have spent countless hours and dollars up at various mountains over the years. Also, I am a member of a local rock climbing gym, and have climbed at various places in Washington..."
- Gonzaga University - BS, Civil Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Algebra, Algebra 2, Physics and 1 other subjects.
"...When I was in high school, I earned a National Merit Scholarship. I have been tutoring adults since I was an undergraduate, and I have also tutored older elementary school students, middle school students, and high school students. Most of my students are aiming for scores that will help them get into highly selective universities..."
- Brigham Young University - BA, English Editing
- Western Washington University - Post-baccalaureate, Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, ACT Math, ACT English, Advanced Placement and 9 other subjects.
"My name is Devin Leigh, and I was raised in the sprawling suburbs of Northwest Chicago. I studied theater at an urban, performing-arts high school before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a screenwriter and a film and television actor. After a two year sojourn, I returned to the Midwest to attend college at DePaul University, where I worked as a tutor, mentor, and assistant teacher at the University Center for Writing-based Learning..."
- DePaul University - BA, History and African Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, European History, Writing, Study Skills and Organization and 12 other subjects.
"I recently completed my Master's degree in Geography at the University of Washington. Before that, I studied Geography and Political Science at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Up next: law school! So far I've been accepted to Duke, Georgetown and Harvard, but I'm waiting to hear back from a few more schools before I make my final decision about where to go. I've taken the SAT, GRE, and the LSAT, so I'm a pro when it comes to standardized tests..."
- George Washington University - BA, Geography, Political Science
- University of Washington - MA, Geography
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Writing, College Essays, GRE and 4 other subjects.
"...For two and a half years, I was a writing consultant at Highline Community College Writing Center, working with a diverse population of an international, running start, first-generation college and non-traditional students. I tutor English Literature, Writing, and Reading. For me, the most interesting and rewarding aspect of tutoring is my interaction with students, especially through writing..."
- Seattle Pacific University - BA, English
- Pacific Lutheran University - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:AP English Language and Composition, ISEE- Middle Level, ISEE- Lower Level, Reading and 15 other subjects.
"... I teach Economics, Math, and Mandarin Chinese and would love to help you! For Economics - At UW Seattle I have taught Introductory Microeconomics, Introductory Macroeconomics, and Intermediate Microeconomics. I was also a consultant at the World Bank and have been very interested in international development work. For Math - I got a high score on my GRE Quantitative section and would love to help you with math up to Pre-Calculus or GRE Quantitative. I enjoy solving math problems quickly and hope to help you experience the same thing! For Mandarin Chinese - I am a native Mandarin Chinese speaker and graduated from the No..."
- National Taiwan University - BA, Economics
- Yale University / University of Washington - MA / PhD in progress, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Algebra 2, Algebra and 8 other subjects.
"...As a result, I spend a lot of time thinking about Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, and Policy. I love to teach and work with the Pacific Science Center as a Communication Fellow. I attended Stanford University for both my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry. While there, I researched the immune system and how asthma and allergies develop..."
- Stanford University - BS, Biology
- Stanford University - MS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Essay Editing, AP Chemistry, Geometry and 24 other subjects.
"... I completed my B.S. at the University of Washington in biology with a focus in physiology. My love for science started in kindergarten by a teacher who inspired a passion for exploring the world of biology. Ever since, I have continued to pursue the subject through Advanced Placement Biology and other honors science courses..."
- University of Washington - BS, Biology/Physiology
- University of Puget Sound - DPT, Physical Therapy
Tutoring Subjects:Nutrition, Geometry, Study Skills and Organization, Algebra and 14 other subjects.
"... When I begin working with a new student I try to first determine their strengths and weaknesses so that I can use the strategies that will be most helpful to them individually. A student who remembers formulas easily will do well with step by step instructions, but a student who does not will benefit more from a conceptual understanding and lots of practice. The strategies I use might include using visual aids, hands-on materials, step by step instructions, conceptual explanations, extra practice, and modeling. I also believe building student confidence is one of the most important steps on the path to success..."
- Williams College - BA, English
- University of Louisville - MAT, Teaching Secondary Mathematics
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Trigonometry, Essay Editing, ACT and 30 other subjects.
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