Award-Winning Tutors in Washington, DC
Nicki ""I graduated from the University of Georgia Honors College in May 2014 with a B.S.E.S. in Environmental Economics & Management, a B.A. in Spanish, and a certificate in Environmental Ethics..."
Environmental Economics & Management - B.S.E.S., B.A., Spanish
Koki "I recently moved to D.C. after graduating from Brown University with a B.S. in Chemical Biology. While in college, I had the opportunity to become a teaching assistant for both introductory and upper-level biochemistry courses, which I truly enjoyed..."
Marghuerita "...Although a Northern Virginia native, I have lived in London and Geneva as well. While my passions are teaching civics, American history and French, I also help students prepare for the SSATs, PSATs and the SAT Verbal and Critical Reasoning sections. I enjoy working with students on all stages of their writing..."
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
Jessica "... I really enjoy tutoring especially when you finally see that "aha, I get it!" moment on a student's face. To help every student reach this moment I design plans that match the individual student's interests and abilities while still offering them a challenge. I am encouraging and enthusiastic because learning is a never ending process that should be a positive experience for students..."
Georgetown Universtiy - BA, Psychology
Nicholas "...in Mathematics. I currently work as a Data Scientist out in Falls Church. I am passionate about mathematics and mathematics education. Now that I am no longer a member of the University culture, I find I miss being an educator. I feel that I can contribute to the success of students by supplying individually prepared lesson plans which address the particular weaknesses that a student faces, and building upon their conceptual understanding of the material..."
Rufus "...In addition to my full time job, I also volunteer with various non-profit entities, many of which I serve in a mentoring capacity and one in which I serve as a volunteer teaching financial literacy from elementary students to young adults. I am an active CPA (Certified Public Accountant) candidate who has successfully passed all four sections of the uniform CPA exam. While I tutor a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about Accounting and other business related subjects..."
Misty "... As a young adult, I lived in Mexico for 3 years. Part of my experience in Mexico included teaching English at a local elementary school during the day and a local university in the evenings. Since returning to Virginia, I have had the continued privilege of tutoring Spanish to all ages..."
Only 1.5 years of college - N/A, N/A
Sarah "For the past five years, I have been working towards my doctorate in American literature at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which means I have extensive experience instructing writing and literature to students at many different stages of their college education. With a background in college-level instruction, I have a firm understanding of what instructors expect from college students’ writing and high school students transitioning to college-level work. My familiarity with the challenges that students face informs my approach to supporting students struggling with any and all aspects of the writing process, including time management, idea development, argumentation, research, drafting, revising, organization, and editing..."
Dominique "...I have continued these passions in college by volunteering with children in Indonesia, participating in my school's debate team, and doing 5 professional internships. As a tutor, I consider my greatest strengths to be in English, History and French due to my academic background. I did, however, receive extensive tutoring for the SSATs and SATS and thus have strong knowledge of sure-fire techniques to help students master those tests..."