A photo of John, a tutor from Princeton University

John

Certified Tutor

Call us today to connect with a top tutor
(888) 888-0446

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.

John’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Princeton University - Bachelors, History

Test Scores

SAT Math: 780

SAT Verbal: 740

Hobbies

Sports, games, museums, natural history

Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Algebra 2

History

Arithmetic

College Algebra

College English

College Geography

College Level American History

College World History

Elementary Math

Elementary School Math

English

Essay Editing

European History

Geography

High School English

High School Geography

High School Level American History

High School World History

Homework Support

Math

Middle School Math

Other

Pre-Algebra

SAT Prep

SAT Math

SAT Mathematics

SAT Reading

SAT Writing and Language

Social studies

Study Skills

Study Skills and Organization

Test Prep

US History

World History

Writing


Q & A

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.