Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Writing tutors in Seattle, WA
" I've worked for Varsity Tutors since moving back to Seattle last September, and love my job. As a tutor, I specialize in teaching SAT/ACT/GRE/ISEE prep, writing, English, Spanish, math, music, and psychology. If you need help in any of these areas, I'm your guy!."
- Pomona College - BA, Cognitive Science (Psychology Focus)
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, HSPT Prep, ACT Science, GRE, Geometry, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, Writing, Spanish, ACT English, SAT, ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, ACT, SSAT, ACT Writing, ISEE, College Essays, ACT Math, Algebra
"My specialty is elementary tutoring and any math below trigonometry (algebra especially!). I am a dedicated tutor, purchasing games and supplies out of pocket, setting up an office in my home for tutoring, and constantly reading up on new practices and teaching approaches. I hope to meet you soon to discuss your tutoring needs :)."
- Western Washington University - Bachelor in Education, Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Reading, Middle School Math, Algebra, Elementary Math, Writing, Geometry
"I have a passion for education and love helping students learn and succeed - not just to pass the classes they need to, but to have a thorough understanding of and passion for the topic. While I tutor a variety of subjects, my passions are biology and chemistry. In my free time, I snowboard, read, cook, hike, watch movies and TV, and play with my cats.."
- University of Washington - BS and BA, Biology and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
- University of Southern California - Masters of Arts, Teaching
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, SAT Verbal, ACT Reading, Anatomy, Biology, Physical Chemistry, ACT English, Physiology, Chemistry, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, Geometry, Elementary Math, ACT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT, College Essays, GRE, Essay Editing, Algebra, SAT, Writing, ACT Writing, ISEE
"In high school I was an instructional teacher's aid for Biology, AP Psychology, and Anatomy and Physiology. In addition to those subjects I am good with Spanish conversation, grammar, and reading as well as test prep for the ACT. I like to encourage students to recall the things they already know and figure out the answers with minimal guidance."
- University of Washington - BS, Public Health
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Anatomy, Phonics, Biology, Chemistry, Writing, Spanish, Physiology, Reading, College Essays
"I also have some experience working with adults. I have a very interactive style of tutoring that involves asking many questions and using analogies to illustrate my point. This method ensures complete understanding of material before moving on to the next point. I also check in frequently with the student to make sure that my approach to tutoring is compatible with the students' learning methods. If it isn't, I try something different."
- Univeristy of Washington - BS, Biology
- UC Davis - PhD, Physiology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Elementary Math, Writing, Middle School Math, ISEE, Algebra, Chemistry, Biology, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Physiology, College Essays
"I'm happy to help students with any of the sciences, including college courses, English, or test prep for the SAT or MCAT. I will do everything I can to help you see results, and I'm also going to try my best to make sessions enjoyable because studying is painful enough already without a tutor making it worse. I try to make sure that I don't add to students' stress and help them relax while working through their studies with me. My basic philosophy with tutoring is to assess which areas are challenging and which areas are easy, then develop a plan to focus on the most difficult areas and build skills there." ...
- University of Washington - BS, Biology - Physiology, Bioethics and Humanities
Tutoring Subjects:MCAT, Geometry, Biology, PSAT, Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Elementary Math, Writing, Algebra, Middle School Math, Physics, Essay Editing, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal
"I have taught courses as diverse as Introduction to Logic to Philosophy of Religion to Contemporary Moral Problems. Now I am excited to help students of all ages with a variety of subjects including GRE, SAT, and ACT test prep, as well as English (reading, writing, proofreading, vocabulary, etc.) and Humanities. I view tutoring as a collaborative process that should be fun and engaging. I am a supportive teacher, and I strive to make course materials resonate with my students' interests and experiences. I am a caring and challenging professional, and I would very much like the chance to work with you." ...
- Bowling Green State University - BA, Philosophy
- University of Washington - MA, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Reading, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Writing, GRE
"I know I've done my job right when a student has the confidence to defend their answers and don't just look them up in the back of the book. In the past I have tutored students from elementary school all the way to college. I've given instruction in three different chemistry lab classes, and have helped students raise their grade in both Math and English. I prefer students who want to learn and are ready to put in the time and work necessary to make the grade.."
- The Evergreen State College - BAS, Science and Humanities
- University of Arizona - MA, Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Physics, Middle School Math, Differential Equations, Calculus, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Writing, Essay Editing, College Essays, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Elementary Math, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Reading, Biology, Physical Chemistry
" I enjoy watching students overcome intimidating material once they learn the fundamentals. Having taken many tests myself, I appreciate the difficulty of preparing and managing time during a test. I show students how to proceed through test questions quickly and manage time during a test. Test prep is necessary in today's education system, and I believe it's important to help students cope and excel through these pressure situations. I always emphasize with students that their goal is not a perfect score, but rather the ability to proceed efficiently through questions without second guessing." ...
- Iowa State University - BS, Biochemistry, Genetics, Math, Political Science
- Thomas Jefferson School of Law - J.D., J.D. with IP Focus
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Chemistry, ACT Writing, Trigonometry, Reading, Physical Chemistry, Writing, Organic Chemistry, Elementary Math, ACT, Geometry, Differential Equations, Essay Editing, ISEE, ACT Reading, Middle School Math, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Physiology, SSAT, College Essays, ACT Math, Statistics, HSPT Prep, Algebra, Microbiology, Calculus, ACT Science, Biostatistics, ACT English, History, Grammar and Mechanics, German, LSAT
"I love to teach and work with the Pacific Science Center as a Communication Fellow. I attended Stanford University for both my bachelors and masters degrees in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry. While there, I researched the immune system and how asthma and allergies develop. After college I managed a summer camp, where I developed my love of working with people and of the mountains. In my free time, I can be found hiking, backpacking, and snowboarding.."
- Stanford University - BS, Biology
- Stanford University - MS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, Geometry, Biology, Middle School Math, Statistics, Physiology, Essay Editing, Writing, Algebra, Organic Chemistry, Biostatistics, Microbiology, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Reading, Elementary Math
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