...I am patient and I understand the academic challenges students face whether they are in third grade, junior high or college. My office is conveniently located on Main Street in New City, and I have an extensive library, computers, printers, media and other resources available for student use. I... (read more)
...I taught ELA for 2 months in a summer school program and had to come up with creative ideas for students to understand concepts. We played games, worked on the computer, and played many "battle rounds" of "how many adjectives can you list in 30 seconds?" The students loved that game! I am a com... (read more)
I have been a tutor for the past several years, tutoring all ages of children in a variety of disciplines but mainly specializing in preparing students in math for the SAT,the ACT and the PSAT. I have also prepared students for the Catholic High School entrance exam, the COOP. My style combines instruction in the basic math concepts as well as continual testing with practice exams. (read more)
...My students have all improved their grades, some by over a grade level. Believe it or not, I actually think calculus is pretty cool. It's an extremely elegant display of mathematics, and although the practical applications of the subject are rather limited it is used in many other scientific and engineering disciplines. (read more)
...Several of my students have increased their English/Writing scores on the SAT & ACT dramatically. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Southern California (currently ranked 11th nationally for study in Philosophy).
My cumulative GPA in the Philosophy ... (read more)