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"Teaching is in my blood: my grandfather, mother, aunts; husband, and in-laws are all teachers. I began tutoring in high school, and continued throughout college and my post-collegiate life. I tailor my lesson plans to the needs, strengths, and personalities of each student I work with in order to achieve the best results..."
- University of Michigan - BA, Women's Studies; French
- University of Oxford - Master of Studies, Women and Politics
Tutoring Subjects:GRE Verbal, Spanish 1, ACT Math, SAT Writing and 32 other subjects.
"... Somewhere between AP Literature and law school, I was also a journalism student that spent her nights, weekends, and summers interning at newspapers. My time as an editor and reporter was a nonstop lesson in grammar, editing and writing. I know firsthand that it can be very painful to have one’s writing critiqued and corrected..."
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Bachelor of Journalism, News-Editorial
- Washington University - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Spanish 1, Public Speaking, Spanish 2, Literature and 13 other subjects.
"I am a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in psychology and a graduate of Towson University with a Master of Arts in Teaching. With over 7 years experience tutoring--both personally and professionally--and 10 years experience teaching English, I have both a great understanding of students and how to best teach them. I tutor anything English-related including SAT Writing and Reading, PSAT, grammar and language, reading comprehension, writing skills, college essay writing, and more..."
- University of Pittsburgh - BS, psychology
- Towson University - MAT, English Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Test Prep, Essay Editing, Study Skills, English and 16 other subjects.
"I am a graduate of Yale University, where I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Having a passion for the sciences, I worked in various research positions from studying endangered desert tortoises in the Mojave Desert to studying the population genetics of ornamental fishes of the Amazon. I realized I missed the human connection and pursued medical school at the University of Connecticut; where I've found medicine combines both my love of science and helping others..."
- Yale University - BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- University of Connecticut - MD, Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Algebra, Psychology, SAT Subject Tests and 28 other subjects.
"I am a native Mandarin-Chinese speaker and have tutored and interpreted Mandarin in the past. I am pretty flexible and efficient and can help students according to their needs. In addition, I am currently working with the National Cancer Institute on data quality control and I have always have a strong background in math and statistics..."
- University of Washington - BS, Biochemistry
- University of Michigan - MPH, Epidemiology
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Math, Algebra 2, Chemistry and 6 other subjects.
"...While majoring in Chemistry as an undergrad, I was a tutor in the above subject areas for my school where I helped several students develop excellent learning and studying techniques in subjects ranging from General Chemistry and Biology to advanced courses such as Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. Outside of formal tutoring, I have often been the go to person, amongst my peers, to simplify complex concepts in the classes we are taking together. As I am very passionate about these subjects and teaching, I am an enthusiastic tutor who focuses on helping students strengthen their basic understanding of the major concepts from which point we work together to tackle weak areas and improve on their strengths. Additionally, I help students develop studying techniques which give them the confidence to become long term successful students..."
- Florida International University - BA, Chemistry/Biochemistry
- Georgetown University - MS, Biotechnology
Tutoring Subjects:Anatomy, Chemistry, Science, Biology and 1 other subjects.
"I do not fit in stereotypical academic categories. I was a humanities focused liberal arts major, a graduate of the Great Books program at St. John's College. But there I rediscovered a love of math and science which has led me to pursue Physics..."
- St. John's College - BA, Liberal Arts
- University of Maryland - BS, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Pre-Calculus, SAT, World History and 17 other subjects.
"...I also know a lot of tricks for studying and test-taking well. I have had a great deal of tutoring and teaching experience, with all ages. My first teaching experience was working as a Teaching Assistant at the Sylvan Learning Center, where I followed tailored curricula to tutor students from four to 16 years old who were having trouble in math, reading, or study skills. I also worked as an environmental science teacher in Benin, West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer..."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Environmental Studies, Religious Studies
Tutoring Subjects:GRE Quantitative, Graduate Test Prep, French, SAT and 14 other subjects.
"I just graduated from Columbia University Medical Center, with my Master's in Human Nutrition. I love tutoring Science and I have been tutoring since 2009. I believe stellar academic performance is the result of genuine interest in any particular subject..."
- Portland State University - BS, Science, Health Science
- Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons - MS, Human Nutrition
Tutoring Subjects:Mandarin Chinese, Physical Chemistry, Languages, Graduate Test Prep and 14 other subjects.
"...I like to inject fun and humor into learning and am the product of some really excellent educators who I like to think inform my teaching style. My tutoring experience began nearly four years ago when I began working with an organization that helps prepare under-served students for the SAT and the college admissions process. I enjoyed breaking students' preconceived notions about what they could and could not do, and I value the interpersonal relationships with my students that I was able to create and maintain to this day. I graduated with my undergrad in 2012 with degrees in International Relations and Spanish, and I was awarded Distinguished Honors in International Relations..."
- Ursinus College - BA, International Relations; Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, ACT Science, History, Literature and 17 other subjects.
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