I love learning and making learning enjoyable for others. My focus as a tutor is helping students develop sustainable workflows to set a solid foundation for success both today and in the future. My specialties include SAT prep, high/middle school math and writing for all ages. Let me help you reach and exceed your academic goals.
Undergraduate Degree: Princeton University - Bachelors, History
SAT Math: 780
SAT Verbal: 740
Sports, games, museums, natural history
College Level American History
College World History
Elementary School Math
High School English
High School Geography
High School Level American History
High School World History
Study Skills and Organization
What is your teaching philosophy?
Mastering core skills and building sustainable workflows will guarantee success long after our tutoring has ended.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Determine the student's areas of strength and weakness while also learning what the student hopes to achieve.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Focus on developing processes that the student can use for future assignments in all subject areas.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Make learning enjoyable and easy with simple explanations of challenging concepts.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Break the skill or concept down into components and determine the specific area giving the student trouble. Illustrate the problem area visually so it is easier to grasp.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Figure out the exact reason for their struggles and focus on a workflow-based solution. This solution could be anything from slowing down to taking notes to working on vocabulary.