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Swissvale is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It has a population of 9,000 and is less than 10 miles from downtown Pittsburgh.

Residents living in Swissvale are serviced by the Woodland Hills School District, where they attend Woodland Hills High School. If you are looking for private online or in-home tutoring to potentially improve in class or pass that big exam, professional tutors in Swissvale are skilled in instruction and test prep for all levels. You may enjoy working with Swissvale tutors, who are happy to provide you with online tutoring and test prep assistance that might help you improve in your studies.

There are a number of excellent schools located in nearby Pittsburgh, like the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Duquesne University. Get assistance in pursuing these top schools with private tutoring in Swissvale, PA, as you study for your courses or test prep, with instruction either in-home or online.

Because of Swissvale's close proximity to Pittsburgh, you can easily take a trip to the city and enjoy all of its amenities. This means that if you enjoy professional sports, you can see the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates play their home games. Since Pittsburgh has a deeply-rooted sports culture, each of these teams has a strong fan base that makes every game exciting and enjoyable.

There are many different museums and art exhibits that you can explore around Pittsburgh. The city is the home of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, a world-class museum with relics and artifacts from civilizations throughout the world. Here, you can learn about many different cultures, including Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians.

If you're interested in learning more about local history, stop by the Senator John Heinz History Center. Here, you can learn about how the Heinz family helped shape the culture of the area, and how the iconic Heinz Company boosted industry and local economy. Another local landmark is the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, which celebrates and tells the story of Pittsburgh's cultural and economic relationship with the steel industry.

Taking a walk through downtown Pittsburgh is a great way to learn more about the city through exploration. Along with seeing various historical buildings and landmarks, you can also stop by the Pittsburgh Public Market purchase fresh food, baked goods, and unique merchandise.

Seeking tutoring in Swissvale, PA, is a great first step to work to try to get to the next level in your education.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Tutoring review by Alishia in Swissvale, PA
Covered geometry - specifically scale factors, congruency, trigonometric ratios, similarity. The student did not struggle at all, just building confidence in having everything correct. She had a positive, understanding attitude. I included some simple tricks regarding multiplication in your head.
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Tutoring review by Zack in Swissvale, PA
The student and I worked on solving rational equations. Conceptual, He is prepared for his test on Wednesday. Most of his errors occurred between steps, not in the math itself, but in the interpretation of written expressions. Some mistakes while solving problems were miscopying problem/steps and misassociation of negative signs in front of fractions with binomial numerators. We discussed methods of organizing side work in columns, and creating parenthesis around large fractions to avoid confusion of which terms are affected by negative signs.
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Tutoring review by Ileana in Swissvale, PA
I guided the student to work on several problems applying the knowledge of integration to real life - this time given the velocity of a particle. She determined the total displacement and total distance traveled. We reviewed examples including cases when the velocity was given analytically (by a formula), and cases when the velocity as given through its graph.
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Tutoring review by Janiece in Swissvale, PA
The student and I first went over the practice problems I left for her on Monday. She did well with multiplying decimal numbers, but had some trouble with dividing mixed numbers. So we invested this session in reviewing the steps involved with that operation. I will continue to giving her these types of practice problems until these steps are ingrained in her.
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Tutoring review by Marilyn in Swissvale, PA
The student and I spent this session time reviewing ACT Critical Reading practice questions. We worked on drawing inferences and making generalizations about both humanities and natural science passages. During our previous sessions she and I have reviewed various skimming techniques and other tricks to cut down the amount of time spent on longer passages. Today we worked on putting those techniques to use, and discussed which types of questions work best with which techniques/ approaches. For example, for an ACT question that asks you to fill in a blank, it can be helpful to look through the answer choices before skimming the passage. She told me she has been using the app to review flashcards, which I think is a great idea!
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Tutoring review by Elizabeth in Swissvale, PA
We did a few long division problems but mostly worked on word problems. I made 2 more videos with him based on the type of problem ("building on" and "getting change back") where there is need.
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