Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Writing tutors in Alexandria, VA
" My subjects of expertise include: English (writing, reading, vocabulary), history, social sciences, test prep, and Italian. This May I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a degree in English. I began tutoring privately in high school and also worked as a mentor to students with disabilities for four years through Best Buddies. In college I tutored a local seventh grade student at St. Patrick's in all subjects."
- Georgetown University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Biology, Grammar and Mechanics, History, College Essays, Essay Editing, Phonics, SAT Writing, ACT English, Writing, ACT Writing, Reading
"I love math, writing, and science and I hope to share my passion with others. I will get you where you need to be and we'll have some fun along the way! My ability to engage students in learning makes me a great tutor. I developed this skill as an expedition leader on a research trip in Mexico and while I volunteered with the YMCA as a elementary school teacher. During both experiences, I connected with my students and was able to engage them in the subject material."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Environmental Studies, Anthropology
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Trigonometry, Reading, Geometry, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, College Essays, Algebra, Essay Editing, Biology, Spanish
" Receiving my M.A. and B.A. in English, I am passionate about establishing strong critical thinking skills for academic success. I believe the development of strong reading and writing skills is absolutely necessary to creating this substantive educational framework."
- University of Mary Washington - B.A., English
- Virginia Commonwealth University - M.A., English
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, History, Reading, SAT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, SAT Verbal, Phonics, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, College Essays
"My neuroscience background has exposed me to math, biology, chemistry, psychology, and computer science. More importantly, I've learned how to create connections within and between subjects. I am very enthusiastic about math and the sciences, and I strive to share that energy with my students. I've worked extensively with children and teenagers in the past, including leading 12 teenagers on a cross-country bike trip with an outdoor adventure company."
- Hamilton College - BA, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, SAT, Elementary Math, ACT, Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, College Essays, Trigonometry, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Computer Science, Statistics, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Organic Chemistry, Geometry, Writing, Middle School Math
"I also taught English classes in Russia for 2 years. I enjoy tutoring because of the opportunity it presents to constantly adapt lessons and teaching styles to best meet the needs of individual students. ."
- BYU-Hawaii - BA, Political Science
- The George Washington Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, LSAT, Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Essay Editing, ACT, SAT
"I was involved in tutoring elementary school students with their reading, middle and high school students in all subjects, and college students in public policy and psychology courses. I especially enjoy assisting with writing and college-readiness. It is important to me that students of all ages are able to express themselves fully and demonstrate all that they can do! In my free time I like to explore Houston. I grew up in New Jersey, and everything certainly is bigger in Texas."
- Dartmouth College - BA, Government and Cognitive Science
Tutoring Subjects:History, Writing, Essay Editing, Chemistry, PSAT, HSPT Prep, Biology, ISEE, Phonics, SAT Math, SSAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, LSAT, STAAR, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT, Reading, College Essays, Algebra
"I've been teaching, tutoring, and helping people develop their potential and skills since I was seventeen, when I began sharing Shakespeare with children. I've worked with ages from preschool to adult, in settings from community centers, churches and university, and delight in seeing someone master a concept and increase their self-esteem.."
- University of Chicago - BA, Humanities
- American University - MS, Technology Management
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, History, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Computer Science, Writing, Algebra, Reading
" In law school, I worked for two years working with my peers on both legal and academic writing. It taught me the patience and good humor needed to give students the confidence to excel as good writers. I can help students with any writing assignments including college essays. The steps for good writing are all at heart about thinking and planning ahead no matter if you are a high school freshman or a Ph.D."
- Universtiy of Chicago - BA, Law Letters and Society
- The George Washington University Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, College Essays, Writing, SAT Writing, History, SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing
"in Computer Science and Foreign Affairs. Now -- in my day job --, I do strategy work at a large Financial Services firm in the D.C. metro-area. I have a great deal of tutoring experience with people of all ages, both formally and informally. Among many experiences, I've taught SAT prep in a classroom setting, willed a friend in high school to pass his AP Physics exam by studying with him every day before practice, stayed up many a night in college meticulously editing essays for friends, and been a Big Brother (the program, that is). My philosophy around tutoring simply revolves around developing a vested interested in students' successes." ...
- University of Virginia - B.A., Computer Science, Politics
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Writing, Elementary Math, Computer Science, Algebra, Pre-Calculus
" My preparation for this doctoral has been a bit circuitous, so my background as a tutor is broader than might be supposed by my esoteric academic interests. I hold a B.S. in Computing and Information Science, a B.A. in Catholic Philosophy, an undergraduate minor in Mathematics, and the coursework completion for a PhB in philosophy (an "ecclesiastical bachelor's degree" in philosophy). In addition to my other profession obligations, I have tutored high school and college students in the following subjects (for a number of years): High School - Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry / Pre-Calculus, Chemistry I College - ...
- Saint Vincent Seminary - n/a (See Resume), Philosophy / Theology
- Saint Vincent College - B.S. / B.A., Computer Science (BS); Catholic Theology (BA); Minor: Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, Pre-Calculus, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Computer Science, GRE
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