Award-Winning English Tutors in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Sean ...I can assist students with Literature and Writing as well. In my experience with tutoring, I have found that students can often learn best when the instruction is tailored to their needs. Each student has unique strengths and weaknesses, and I enjoy the challenge of figuring out how to play on those strengths and weaknesses in order to bring out the best performance from the student. Although law is still my passion, I've found that...
University of California-Los Angeles - BA, Communication Studies
Whitney ...passionate about working with students and being able to connect with them as a near-peer. My goal is to help each and every student I work with find the academic subject that sparks their passion for learning. Being a visual learner myself, I have always had to create tools, draw pictures, or make games for myself in order to learn, and I bring that to my tutoring style. I truly believe that any student has...
Pomona College - BA, Neuroscience
Corinne I personally believe that every student has the ability to succeed. No matter how many times you have tried and not succeeded in the past, you still have the opportunity to prevail. That's why my approach to tutoring is simple: be flexible, be compassionate, and be patient. I will work with students in a way that works for them until we reach their goals, no matter what.... My teaching philosophy is to be patient, be kind, and be flexible. When tutoring students, it's imperative to work in a way that suits them. Not every person learns in the same way. Some students may prefer using flashcards, while others may prefer speaking about a subject. Thus, I utilize patience, kindness, and flexibility to help students achieve their goals.
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Bachelors, Psychology and Spanish
Argosy University-Orange County - Current Grad Student, Clinical Psychology
Babak ...football to soccer to basketball to ping-pong. And of course, I love teaching. Time goes quickly when I teach because I really enjoy it and rarely do I ever regard teaching as "work." I enjoy helping students and find it rewarding when a student learns a new concept. From my experience, I know it is important for an instructor to be able to put himself in the student's shoes, know the academic history of the...
University of California-Los Angeles - BS, Chemistry
Washington University in St Louis - MD/PhD (MSTP), Medicine/Biophysics
Sonya ...and so I strive to tailor my tutoring style to each individual. I believe education is critical to personal success, and I try to teach my students better learning practices and intellectual curiosity so that they can take away something permanent from our interactions. My main interest is Creative Writing. Poetry, fiction, and screenwriting are my passions. My favorite genre is science fiction. For the last three years, I've worked part-time as a script reader,...
UC-Irvine - MFA, English: Creative Writing
Mark ...editor on college publications, I wrote both longform journalism and academic papers. Additionally, I helped revise senior thesis projects for students in pre-med, history, public policy, and cognitive science. Cogent writing is versatile tool that will distinguish a person’s work in any subject--and ultimately in any profession. Tutoring: I teach to a wide range of needs, from the anxiety prone to advanced students trying to edge into the 99th national percentile. And yes, I can...
Hampshire College - BA, International Relations
UCLA - MLIS, Information Studies
Dorit ...for their language needs. I hold a PhD from the School of Education, University of Nottingham, and a Master's degree from the University of Jena, Germany, in German as a Foreign Language, English & American Studies and Intercultural Business Communication. In my spare time, I enjoy activities with my husband and son, and I also love walking my dog and volunteering with my local animal rescue. I practice yoga and I like reading.
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena - MA, German as a Foreign Language
University of Nottingham - PhD, Applied Linguistics/Language Learning
Nicole ...June 2013, I received both Latin Honors (cum laude) and a nomination to the Phi Beta Kappa (P.B.K.) National Society. I have recently been accepted to medical school and plan to attend in August 2014. I have experience teaching in middle school and high school settings abroad in both the Philippines and Honduras. I have also tutored family and friends in the sciences throughout my college career. I am intelligent, articulate, patient, and motivating, which...
University of California-Los Angeles - BA in International Development Studies with a minor in Public Health, International Development Studies
Carmen ...also tutored in after-school programs for grades K-8. I have a passion for tutoring Reading which I have been very successful in doing. I enjoy watching my students light up as they achieve the progress they have been working towards. I am very excited to be associated with Varsity Tutors. My hobbies are reading, writing and watching old movies. I love children and am happy to be chosen to tutor your children.... I believe that all children can be taught, no matter what disability or handicap they have.
Carlow University - Bachelors, Communications
Chatham University - Masters, Elementary Education/Teaching
Araina ...subjects, I am especially fond of English/language arts and social studies. These are by far my favorite school subjects, and I enjoy helping students excel, academically, in these classes. I understand how positive it makes a student feel when he or she achieves an academic goal. In addition, I am patient, and I love learning. I also understand that motivation and practice are very important in achieving one's goals. My interests include TV and film,...
George Mason University - BA, Communication
Georgetown University - Master's, Communication