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"Hello! I've recently graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Molecular Biology and I'll be starting medical school in summer, 2013. I'm spending my time in DC as an intern in the health policy and advocacy field and I'm looking forward to helping lots of students meet their academic goals! I have experience tutoring at all levels, from elementary school through college, and in a wide variety of subjects, from biology and math to reading and writing. I'm relaxed and fun but also efficient and organized..."
- Middlebury College - BA, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, Math, ACT Math, Graduate Test Prep and 25 other subjects.
"...I think education is absolutely essential to shaping a person’s character, opinions, and success in life which is why I enjoy tutoring, and more importantly, mentoring students. I've previously tutored the SAT and really enjoy cracking the Critical Reading and Writing sections of the exam – because I love reading and writing. I tutored Economics in college, both for classes and on an individual basis, and it is also one of my favorite subjects..."
- Reed College - BA, Economics
- Yale University - MA, International Development Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Economics, Trigonometry, Grammar and Mechanics, Test Prep and 13 other subjects.
"My philosophy in teaching is to tailor the lessons to the need of the student. What works for one student might not work with another. I've learned this over the course of 14 years of tutoring as well as classroom teaching experience..."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Spanish
- Georgetown University - Masters, Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Tutoring Subjects:Languages, Spanish 1, Summer, Government and 12 other subjects.
"... I incorporate this into my teaching by regularly checking my students' comprehension levels and crafting custom materials to address their particular weaknesses. I try to make the learning process disciplined yet collaborative, so the student feels like he/she is not merely an information receptacle. In this way, thinking and learning skills develop along with knowledge of content..."
- Tufts University - BA, International Relations; Psychology
- George Mason University - PhD (MS Completed Spring 2013), Statistics
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus 3, Math, Trigonometry, Algebra 2 and 11 other subjects.
"My passions are diverse and range from a love for theater to an affection for different cultures and languages and include a devotion to teaching and mental health services. I am a doctoral student currently doing an internship as a school psychologist. However, before going back to grad school, I was a teacher..."
- University of California, Santa Barbara - BA, Psychology; Communication
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas - MS, Educational Psychology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, English, Phonics, Elementary Math and 11 other subjects.
"A graduate of Yale University, I majored in Religious Studies while also pursing the pre-med track. I have four years of tutoring a wide-range of subjects. I've tutored students who are preparing to take standardized tests (particularly the GED exam) in math, reading and writing, and specific subjects..."
Tutoring Subjects:History, Languages, College Essays, Essay Editing and 39 other subjects.
"I am a special education high school teacher who tutors students every day to help them succeed in school. I love the English language and strongly desire to inspire students to love writing, grammar, and reading. Learning is a lifelong process; I value teaching the skills that will enable you to think and grow on your own..."
- Thomas Edison State College - BA, Liberal Studies
- University of Scranton - MS, Curriculum and Instruction
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Hebrew, College Essays, Reading and 5 other subjects.
"...The sense of satisfaction and fulfillment resulting from positively affecting the educational experiences of my students was truly remarkable and unforgettable. I firmly believe that learning should be enjoyable and fun. And it definitely can be! I love to laugh, and I also love to make other people laugh. If I can do that while successfully presenting material, my day is complete..."
- Boston University - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Physical Science, Science and 14 other subjects.
"I am a graduate of Howard University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Also, I received an MBA from Clark Atlanta University. Since my college years, I've enjoyed tutoring middle school and high school students in the wonderful subjects of math and science..."
- Howard University - BS, Engineering
- Clark Atlanta University - MBA, Finance
Tutoring Subjects:Trigonometry, Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Middle School Math and 6 other subjects.
"I am a George Mason graduate student pursuing a Master's degree in education to become a teacher. I have spent most of my lifetime outside the U.S.—I was born in Belgium and have lived in Germany and France before coming the U.S. I am a native French speaker with near fluency in German..."
- George Mason University - BA, History
- George Mason University - M.Ed, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:AP Comparative Government and Politics, French 4, AP European History, World History and 17 other subjects.
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