Carefully selected, highly-credentialed tutors in St. Louis, MO
"I love approaching material from various angles, incorporating different teaching styles, and focus on understanding of concepts as the basis for success. I also teach study skills and test-taking techniques that I have found successful for the different standardized tests I have taken. I believe that tutoring should be customized for each student's specific needs and learning style.."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, French and Biology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Science, Middle School Math, Chemistry, Microbiology, ACT English, ACT, Physiology, Organic Chemistry, French, Physics, Algebra, Geometry, Elementary Math, Biology, MCAT, ACT Math
" I eventually made this an official pastime by applying for and receiving a job in the Mathematics Lab at the University of Missouri St. Louis tutoring in math classes through discrete structures. I also was recommended by an academic advisor to be a private tutor for calculus 2.."
- University Missouri St. Louis - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Trigonometry, Statistics, Middle School Math, Physics, Calculus, ACT Math, Geometry, ACT Reading, ACT English, ACT, ACT Science, Chemistry, ACT Writing, Algebra, Pre-Calculus
" The student then follows that by rote, gets the desired result, but has not actually synthesized the knowledge. That was something that I struggled with throughout my degrees, till I found ways to take the information provided by my teachers and turn it around/rephrase it till it worked for me. I have since worked on applying this skill to the things that have come naturally to me so that I am more able to explain them: in helping my younger siblings with math or writing, I've learned it's not enough just to tell someone how to do something. It is my goal in any tutoring/teaching session to get a student to understand WHY something is done, and how ...
- Missouri State University - BM, Music Performance
- Arizona State University - MM, Music Performance
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, SAT, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, SAT Math, ACT Writing, ACT Math, Algebra, Writing, ACT, ACT English, SAT Writing, LSAT, ACT Reading
"I realized at a young age that becoming a teacher was my purpose in life. I am currently doing my student teaching this semester at a local High School and will graduate in May with a Double Major in both Secondary Education and Mathematics from University of Missouri-St. Louis. During this time I will be teaching three different subjects (Algebra 1A, Algebra 1, and Pre-Calculus) to a class full of students."
- University of Missouri-St. Louis - B.A, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, ACT Math, Elementary Math, Pre-Calculus
"I have a passion for helping students achieve their academic goals, but I won't bore them to death! I am a very warm, friendly person who communicates well and is easy to get along with. I enjoy working with others and pay close attention to the particular needs of each of my clients. In my free time, I love playing soccer and basketball and working out. I also spend a lot of time hanging out with my friends and watching football.."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Anthropology, Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, ACT Math, SSAT, ACT Reading, PSAT, Writing, SAT Math, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, ACT Writing, Elementary Math, ACT English, Essay Editing, Algebra, SAT Verbal, ACT, ACT Science, SAT Writing
"For my undergrad, I attended Iowa State University and majored in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Math. This much experience and knowledge in math lets me be a good tutor choice for any level of math. My approach to tutoring is to cover the basics of the subject, and working through a wide variety of practice problems. This way the student can learn different ways to approach any kind of problem they might face.."
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - MS, Math and Statistics
- Iowa State University - BS, Aerospace Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Differential Equations, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry, Middle School Math, ACT Math, Geometry, Algebra, Calculus
" Additionally, I can help with study and research skills/organization, reading comprehension, and test preparation. I also tutor in history, French, and German, at any level from elementary through undergraduate. At UMSL, I spent two years as a graduate teaching assistant, and an additional year as a writing tutor for the history department. I consistently received top marks in my student evaluations."
- Webster University - B.A., History (Minors: French, Philosophy)
- University of Missouri - St. Louis - M.A., History - Europe & Transnational
Tutoring Subjects:French, German, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, College Essays, History, Writing
"I tutored a group as well as conducted one-on-one sessions. I reviewed what was covered in class and explained concepts that students did not understand. I also compiled practice problems for the students to ensure that they understood the concepts and could apply information critically. Once I finished high school, I attended Saint Louis University and earned a degree in biochemistry."
- Saint Louis University - BS, Biochemistry
- Washington University - Certificate, Post Bacc Pre Med Program
Tutoring Subjects:Microbiology, Algebra, Writing, History, Biology, Physical Chemistry, Reading, Elementary Math, Chemistry, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Geometry, Spanish, Middle School Math
" I am currently a teacher for a self contained high school in an Autism classroom. Besides Autism I have great experience with a variety of learning differences. I have been tutoring for the last 11 years, whether privately or through Varsity Tutors. I have worked with children in the K-8 setting who have Specific Learning Disabilities, attention disorders, and students who need just that extra push to get homework finished. My main goal as a tutor is to make homework an easy and pain free task."
- University of MO-St. Louis - BS, Special Education
- University of MO-St. Louis - M. Ed., Special Education/Autism Studies
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Reading, Elementary Math, Phonics
" I am a lifetime Girl Scout member. Growing up I had numerous experiences teaching peers and younger kids. When I went to college, I became a therapist for autistic children. I worked closely with two children and taught them many things including addition, how to speak, how to read using sight words, and even how to button up clothes."
- St Louis University - BS, Chemistry
- Saint Louis University - MS , Organic Chemistry
- The State University of New York at Buffalo - PhD, Medicinal Chemistry/Organic Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Organic Chemistry, Algebra, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Calculus
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