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"Throughout high school and college I tutored a number of students in preparation for the SAT, high school English, college English, and I enjoy helping students prepare for high school and college. I have lots of experience and formal training in teaching students whose first language is not English. I prefer to plan lessons that incorporate my students' interests, and teach my students to identify their personal academic strengths. I am a fun, outgoing person, who enjoys teaching, reading, and playing with pets!."
- Pepperdine University - BA, Liberal Arts
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Reading, Essay Editing, Latin, SAT, History, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Writing, Phonics
" As a law student, I spent a year teaching a constitutional law class in a DC public high school. I also spent a year working as a student attorney in Washington College of Law's Disability Rights Law Clinic. In this position, I worked with several families to secure proper special education services for their children. I received my undergraduate degree from the George Washington University, where I double-majored in Middle Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies."
- The George Washington University - BA, Middle Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies
- American University Washington College of Law - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Elementary Math, Phonics, Reading, SSAT, Economics, History, College Essays, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Middle School Math
" My language learning background is in full immersion, meaning I've spent several weeks speaking only French, even to native English speakers. My interests include grammar, literature and pronunciation. ."
- University of Georgia - BA, ABJ, French, English, Journalism
- Middlebury College - MA, French
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, French, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics
"I've received Master's and Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. I enjoy tutoring students in math and science and helping them understand problems from multiple perspectives. I believe learning should be exciting rather than frustrating, and hope to help other students find the same excitement in learning that I have found over the years."
- Seattle Pacific University - B.S., Psychology
- Seattle Pacific University - M.A., Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, College Essays, Algebra, History, Essay Editing, Geometry, Physics, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Computer Science, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, GRE, Trigonometry
"I also completed my undergraduate work at Wash U, where I majored in Women and Gender Studies and minored in Political Science and the humanities. I love working with students of all ages on reading and writing skills, from a first grader just learning to read to a high school senior writing those all-important college applications. I am also well-versed in history, government, and other academic areas, including intermediate math (through Algebra I) and Spanish. My previous experience includes volunteering for 4 years in college as a literacy mentor to 3rd through 6th grade students." ...
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, summa cum laude, Women and Gender Studies
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Spanish, Phonics, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, ACT Science, GRE, ACT English, Reading, ACT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, College Essays, ACT Math, History, ACT Reading, SAT Math, Algebra, SAT, Essay Editing
"Since making this decision I have had experience with students of all ages. I taught weekly lessons to 2nd and 4th graders during the first year of my program at Vanderbilt and then student taught in a fifth grade and a kindergarten. Although I enjoy teaching in all subjects, my favorites are language arts/reading, Spanish, and science. I also provide ACT tutoring."
- Northwestern University - BA, Psychology with a minor in Spanish
- Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Spanish, Reading, Phonics, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT Writing, Writing, Middle School Math
"I have taught students who were native English speakers, as well as those for whom English was a second language. More often than not, my students have left me feeling more confident and better equipped to read and write in the English language. With a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University, and a Master's of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, I hope to convey to my students what it feels like to be passionate about a subject. Currently, I'm a Features Editor for a fashion and lifestyle magazine." ...
- Rutgers University - BA, Journalism and Mass Media
- Sarah Lawrence College - MFA, Fiction Writing
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Essay Editing, Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics
"That education has benefited them in more than six years of competition in home school speech, drama, and debate (NCFCA). I also enjoy history, geography, political science, and some sciences. I have worked as a journalist, public relations specialist, and technical writer in my professional career. I enjoy basketball, baseball, horseshoes, frisbee golf, board games, and spectator sports, especially Longhorn football!! Finally, i enjoy the fellowship of families and making new friends, especially opportunities to teach. One-on-one instruction is extremely helpful in advancing individuals to levels above and beyond what is ...
- University of Texas at Austin - BS, Communications (RTF)
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Writing, Elementary Math, Geometry, Reading, Phonics, Algebra, History, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math
"I consider myself to be a talented and creative tutor who keeps students engaged by breaking down academic materials in an easy to understand format. I also possess a keen sense of humor that keeps students relaxed, focusd and most importantly learning to enjoy subject matter that had been previousy difficult. My tutoring philisophy is one that tries various approaches to help students. Every student learns differently and I feel it's my responsibility to find a teaching methodology that your child connects to."
- SUNY New Paltz - BS, Elementary Education/Special Education
- Adelphi University - MS, Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Phonics, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Elementary Math, College Essays, Reading, Middle School Math
"Ultimately, I want to teach English and write prose in my free time. I love tutoring because it enables me to share my passion for literature with students and hone my teaching abilities as I continue my education. I have experience tutoring students in multiple subject areas, but I primarily tutor English and History at the middle school and high school level. I have had great success with my students by helping them develop their writing skills while finding a love for literature in the process. I can aid students in literary analysis, research papers, creative writing, and the college application process." ...
- University of California Los Angeles - BA, English Creative Writing Prose
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, History, College Essays, Essay Editing, Reading
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