Award-Winning Tutors in Washington, DC
Robert "...I have helped students in a variety of subjects, but my favorites are Physics, Math, English, and SAT test prep. I strongly believe that every student has the capability to learn anything, as long as the teacher is willing to adapt the lesson plan appropriately. As such, I tailor my tutoring sessions to the individual student to ensure that no time is wasted..."
Philip "I'm a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health. I work on vaccines for parasitic diseases. My main interests are in global health and biodefense..."
The Johns Hopkins University - BA, Public Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health - MS, Microbiology and Immunology
Angharad "...I firmly believe that with the right explanation, students can become confident and successful in writing, understanding technical terminology and developing their own arguments. I help students realize that the essay form can work for them, as a way to communicate their ideas effectively. I take students seriously and treat them with respect..."
University of Exeter - BA, English
Queen Mary, University of London - PhD, English
Melody "... I also love exploring new places, and my travels have led to a passion for photography. Some of my other favorite pastimes are reading, watching movies, and spending time with my friends. I have tutored high school students in the past, and have focused on the sciences..."
Renee "... Since that time, while enjoying a successful career in education and training, I served as a volunteer tutor for the Alexandria Public School System at Cora Kelley Elementary School. With the program, “Book Buddies”, I tutored second through fifth graders in Reading. Later, I was hired by Alexandria Public School System as a PALS teacher where I was able to continue working with children on improving their reading skills..."
Seth "...I tutored peers in college in subjects like US History and political science, and I have worked with basic reading and math skills with New American elementary students in Vermont. During my junior year of college, I spent several months in Cuba, where I tutored both elementary school students and adults in English. Helping students understand new concepts is one of the great pleasures in life..."
Connecticut College - Bachelors, International Relations
Towson University - Current Grad Student, Master's of Arts in Teaching- Secondary Social Studies
Alicia "I recently returned from Paris where I attended law school and worked in a large law firm. My work has involved extensive French translation, and I have tutored many people learning English as a second language. I also used to be a French tutor at the high school level..."
Chinedu "...I am a proponent of giving students a deeper understanding by relating unfamiliar topics with mastered concepts. I ensure that my students understand that math and science are increasingly important subjects to understand in this age of computers and technology based commerce. I am a huge sports fan (mainly football) and enjoy playing rugby..."
Stephanie "...I also have experience working with children who are diagnosed with ADHD. My experience with tutoring ranges from helping out the neighborhood children, to working after school 1:1 with a group of students who need strict and extra support for their classes. I have always had a passion for reading and literature, and have enjoyed writing essays..."
Hillary "I have been teaching in one way or another since I was 14. I know how frustrating it can be when you feel like you just don't get it and I'm here to help! People learn in different ways, and I will take the time to figure out the way that works best for you. I am especially competent in the logic games of the LSATs, so if that's your weakness, I'm your band-aid!."