Award-Winning Writing Tutors in Washington, DC
Nicki "...I am a huge proponent of education; I believe it is essential to improving any and everyone’s future opportunities. By working with students to improve the efficacy of their education, I hope to open doors for them for the years that lie ahead. I am an avid reader and love learning, so I try to keep tutoring sessions upbeat and enjoyable for students by showing them the fun in their difficult subjects! I want to teach them not only the subject matter, but the practicality behind learning the subject..."
Environmental Economics & Management - B.S.E.S., B.A., Spanish
Alicia "I recently returned from Paris where I attended law school and worked in a large law firm. My work has involved extensive French translation, and I have tutored many people learning English as a second language. I also used to be a French tutor at the high school level..."
Cynthia "...From these experiences, I have significant experience with various forms of writing (e.g. academic or personal essay, research brief), and thoroughly enjoy helping others with their writing as well. Other areas of interest for me include History, Literature, English, and, last but not least, Spanish..."
Audrey "...Since I've grown up in a family of ten, I've had the opportunity to teach Latin to my younger siblings, ages 10 and 12, doing things like calling our dog "canis" as a way of helping them learn. In French, I've created visual devices to help students distinguish between specific grammatical constructions and word genders. For instance, I have lists of French words, categorized by gender, which have a picture of the word with a gender specific article of clothing on it..."
NOVA - BA, Linguistics
Michelle "... My favorite subject to tutor is reading because reading lays the foundation for all other learning. I am passionate about instilling the love of learning in others and I use that passion to help students become successful not only in what I am teaching but in life as well. I think it is critical to have confidence in what you are doing and feel pride in your accomplishments..."
Dharani "...I believe that you have truly mastered a concept once you can explain it back to someone, so I use this idea in my tutoring style. I am very patient and understand that sometimes a concept needs to be explained in several different ways in order for it to truly make sense, so I will keep working at it until the concept is understood. In my free time I enjoy journalling, reading, and a fair amount of Netflix..."
Eran "I have tutored and taught for the past 15 years. I have helped students of all ages (from elementary school to adult) in a wide variety of subjects, including Math (Elementary Math to Calculus), Science (including Physics and Chemistry), test prep (ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE), and English. My approach is individualized - each student gets a lesson based on his needs, strengths, and weaknesses..."
University of Illinois - BA, Liberal Arts
University of Maryland - MA, Philosophy
State Certified Teacher
Sharnika "...I've been a writing tutor, an ESL volunteer tutor and have devised science programs for children in after school programs. I am a people person who students can feel comfortable with, and I take the time to get to know which learning styles work best with each student. While I offer a broad range of tutoring subjects, my strengths are human anatomy, elementary math, ESL and writing assignments. I am an avid cyclist and bowler and enjoy traveling, foreign films, and reading..."
Allison "...Working with a language barrier, I learned how to break down complex ideas into more concrete and understandable topics and deliver that information. While I tutor a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about Literature, Writing, French, and both U.S. and World History. I enjoy helping students solve complex problems and learn critical thinking skills..."
Nisma "...Since graduating I worked in Communications for Mercy Corps, mostly writing for their blog. Right now I am interning at an International Development Consulting firm, in their education team, in downtown DC. 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..."