Award-Winning Writing Tutors in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Carla ...speech, and culture. This past year, I received my master's in English at the University of Cambridge, writing a dissertation on trans-Atlantic/trans-cultural poetry with a focus on Walt Whitman, T.S. Eliot, and Jules Laforgue. Many summers have found me working as a residential assistant for Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, where I often would run the ever popular Seuss & Silverstein appreciation session. My ultimate goal is to become a high school English...
Harvard College - BA, English
University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
Patrick ...subjects, I particularly enjoy teaching History, Writing, and Literature. History is especially fun to teach as there is often a perception that it's a boring or tedious subject. I really try to break out of that stereotype and make the subject more relevant and interesting for my students. Ultimately, I really like to take the time to get to know my students and work together to help them achieve their goals. In my free time...
University of California-Berkeley - BA, History
State Certified Teacher
James ...reading, writing, and revising in the academic world and would like to share this experience with students at all levels of learning. I was once in their shoes, trying to learn, not only the subject matter itself, but also how to study in a way that best suited my needs. As I have learned through studying with others, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to studying as every student learns in different ways. In my tenure...
University of California-Santa Cruz - Bachelors, Philosophy
Sarah ...for exams like the SAT. I especially enjoy tutoring in Biology because I love watching my students get excited about what they are learning and how it relates to different everyday experiences. For that reason, my teaching style focuses on helping students gain not only mastery of the material but also an enthusiasm for the subject that makes studying easier. Outside of tutoring, I love to spend my time baking, reading, and watching sitcoms.
University of California-Berkeley - BA, Linguistics
Susan ...gotten broader. I have a language focus now. I enjoy the richness of the English language and even the challenge of following all of the rules, punctuation, etc. The job of a writing coach is also very important. While we all learn from getting feedback about our composition, we also want to work with a tutor that can help us express our own ideas well. I am interested in helping each client with the key...
Michigan Technological University - BS, Mathematics
Michigan Technological University - MS, Biology
Eastern University - Certification, ESL Teacher
State Certified Teacher
James ...teaching, coaching, or tutoring for the last 15 years; my students are able to relax knowing they are in good hands. I have a background in education and performance, and most recently I earned a PhD in a transdiciplinary program exploring 'human and organizational change.' As an educator my strengths are my creativity, experience, and kind-yet-direct guidance. Whether it be SAT, ACT, ISEE, TOEFL, or HSPT test prep- with my help, your student will be...
UC Santa Barbara - BFA, Theater w/ English Minor
California Institute of Integral Studies - PhD, Human and Organizational Transformation
Jennifer ...related to history and writing skills, such as AP U.S. History and essay writing, because of my background in academic subjects that heavily emphasize research and papers. I also tutor introductory Spanish. I believe in helping the student understand concepts and strategies on their own through dialogue and questions, to ensure that they are truly comprehending and not simply repeating what I have said, and also so that they develop skills for learning new material...
Yale University - BA, History
Tufts University - MA, Art History
Dominique ...Academy. where I pursued my passions in acting, working with children, debate, writing and international affairs. 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...
Wesleyan University - BA, History, Theater, Writing
Max Before coming to LA, Max earned his B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University, during which time he began tutoring. He has worked with students young and old of all skill levels to help them become better mathematicians, writers, scientists, and historians by breaking up the information into understandable chunks. "Where there's a will, there's a way," and with a positive attitude and inexhaustible patience, Max is ready to work with you!
Stanford University - Bachelors, Comparative Literature
Stanford University - Masters, Modern Thought and Literature
Christine ...2nd and 3rd grade students at the UCLA Lab School, taught theater to middle school students, and tutored high school students in test prep, history, and writing. I love working through the writing process with students to develop creative essays, streamline ideas, improve structure, and produce polished finished products. I believe in the power of education to help students reach towards a greater understanding of how their world came to be, and discover how they...
University of California-Los Angeles - BA, Global Studies, English Minor