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"...In the same way, our writing can only grow if we are immersed in great writing. Though mimicking teaches us how to write, grammar is the foundation upon which we can do so. My strong foundation in grammar is what allowed for my writing to grow, and so in my tutoring sessions, I spend a good amount of time grounding my students in grammar..."
- The Pennsylvania State University - BA, International Relations
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, European History and 8 other subjects.
"I recently retired from full-time university teaching and administration to be closer to my kids and grandkids in the Bay Area. As a longtime English professor and writing program administrator at two Pac-12 universities, I’ve always enjoyed working one-on-one with individual students – whether it’s solving the problems posed by specific assignments, preparing for the reading and writing portions of the SAT, or generating and revising application essays for college or graduate school. One of the first steps in my approach is to help students develop confidence in their “expertise” as language users, no matter what their previous experience has been with reading and writing tasks in English classes..."
- Yale - BA, English (Intensive)
- UC Berkeley - PhD, English
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, GRE Analytical Writing, GRE Verbal Reasoning, Literature and 7 other subjects.
"...Whether it be providing suggestions for polishing an essay, navigating the intricacies of a great piece of literature, expanding vocabulary, or merely brushing up on grammar and spelling, I just want to get to the heart of my students' needs, and make the learning experience a positive one. I would describe my teaching style and philosophy as flexible, friendly, open-minded. I prefer discussion to lecture..."
- San Diego State University - BA, Engtlish
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, IB History HL, Reading, History and 11 other subjects.
"...Previously, I also attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. In the past I have tutored 6th-8th graders in West Philadelphia, PA in subjects ranging from Social Studies, English, Science, and Composition. Furthermore, I spent a year assisting a group of high school seniors prepare college applications and essays..."
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
- Georgetown University - MA, International Security Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, AP European History, European History, World History and 12 other subjects.
"I am a graduate student at Princeton with four years of tutoring experience working with students of various ages, especially high schoolers. I enjoy working with a wide variety of subjects including Math, English, Writing, History, and ACT and SAT test prep. I love finding creative ways to make learning fun and enjoyable..."
- Hope College - BA, Religion, Philosophy
- Princeton Theological Seminary - M.Div., Divinity
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, German, ACT, Elementary Math and 25 other subjects.
"I am a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (Class of 2013) with a B.S. in Neurobiology. I am currently a full-time student at a language institute and I begin medical school at UTMB in Galveston in the Fall of 2014! I grew up helping my three younger siblings with their schoolwork and came to realize that I loved teaching. In addition to tutoring my peers in high school during Calculus tutoring before school, I have volunteered as a tutor for an organization called LearnToBe at UT Austin for two years..."
- University of Texas at Austin - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, AP Chemistry and 13 other subjects.
"I have a diverse and rich experience tutoring adults, non-traditional students, and children grades 5-8. I have had the privilege of watching my students develop a passion for learning while their academic performance consistently improved. Although I currently practice law, I have always loved teaching and with each passing day my enthusiasm to hone bright minds increases with no bounds..."
- Columbia University - BA, cum laude, French
- Tulane University Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Essay Editing, Summer, Arithmetic and 19 other subjects.
"...During my time at Berkeley, I tutored students for success on the SAT and on their college entrance essays and in subjects as diverse as AP Spanish, AP English, and Algebra II. I also worked in my University's fundraising office, coaching fundraisers and developing their talents as successful salespeople. I loved coaching students and employees to excellence and found my experience as a tutor so rewarding that I found my way back to tutoring now that I have completed my MBA..."
- University of California, Berkeley - BA, Spanish, Interdisciplinary Studies
- NYU Stern School of Business - MBA, MBA
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Summer, Middle School Math, Spanish and 8 other subjects.
"...I quickly mastered the practice of assessing my own learning style and developing techniques to help me derive maximum benefit from my strengths to achieve academic success. I soon began tutoring, helping my peers by assessing their learning styles and developing academic strategies for them based on their strengths. I discovered a passion for helping my students succeed, and have been tutoring ever since..."
- Columbia University in the City of New York - BA, Molecular Biophysics
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Computer Science, IB BIology SL, Biology and 15 other subjects.
"... I am also a certified personal trainer under the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as a national certified coach under the NSCAA. Since my graduation, I had the opportunity to play and further my career as a professional soccer player both overseas in Europe as well as in the United States. I am trilingual and fluent in Spanish, Serbo-Croatian, and English..."
- University of the Incarnate Word - BA, International Business
- University of the Incarnate Word - MBA, International Business
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, AP U.S. Government & Politics, Elementary Math, Public Speaking and 17 other subjects.
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