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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Pre-Med from Harvard University
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Simeon S.

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Studying is serious business. We will write essays. We will analyze passages. We will laugh in the face of all that is boring about standardized tests.

Ultimately, my paradigm as a teacher will be to make myself progressively unnecessary.

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 res

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches High School
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Jennifer W.

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I have taught more than 8,000 science, math, and foreign language lessons and enjoy spreading my enthusiasm for physics, chemistry, geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, French, and other subjects. I am patient, understanding, and knowledgeable and willing to repeat explanations as often as necessary or modify my approach to aid in comprehension.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
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Mary Lou H.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Bachelor of Science - Education/Mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
  • Awarded District Award of Merit from Osceola District Boy Scouts of America
  • Teaches High School, College
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Mary Lou H.

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Are you preparing to take the ASVAB? I'd love to help you.

After you take a practice test with me, we'll identify what concepts need to be reviewed to prepare you for the big day.

My only goal is for you to succeed!

Concepts in Mathematics:
Measurements – time, length, weight, volume, area
Place Value
Addition
Subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Order of Operations
Decimals
Fractions
Equations
Inequalities
Properties – Commutative, Associative, Distributive, Identity

Concepts in Algebra:
Simplifying - Distributive, FOIL
Exponents
Polynomials
Negatives
Substitution Method
Angles
Graphs & Graphing
Slope of a Line
Factoring
Square Roots and Radicals
Probability & Statistics
Geometry
Word problems

I’m also a devotee of grammar and proofreading skills. I have been hired be several published authors to proofread their novels prior to publications. So if you need assistance with improving your Writing Skills, I am available for this as well – two tutors for the “price” of one.

About Mary Lou

I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics. I am a "real" math teacher. I have taught math to elementary students, algebra and geometry in junior high and high school, and all levels for college students. For example, my first stude

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Grace
Awesome teacher. Very nice. She is very good at teaching. Very highly recommended.
Imani A.
“Amazing lesson with my tutor! Loved every bit of it!”. That’s the message my daughter sent me after her first lesson today.
Peter
Marylou is a great tutor. She has helped me learn how to type and learn Microsoft office. She has a lot of patience’s and is very good at what she does. I recommend anyone that can use her. She will definitely help you reach your next level and learn.
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McKenzie S.

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Starting at $82
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Psychology & General Science from University of Oregon
  • Teaching since 2015
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McKenzie S.

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I am a passionate and enthusiastic educator with over 5 years of experience working with students of all ages, including students attending Ivy League universities and students with learning differences. I aim to not only help my students overcome academic challenges, but also to lead them to becoming autonomous, independent learners. I strive to empower my students and instill them with intrinsic motivation to learn so they can reach their full potential.

I believe education is not one-size-fits all. Every student is unique. What works or makes sense for one student will not necessarily work for the next student, thus it is essential to choose a tutor who can assess the child's abilities and can tailor the lessons to suit the student's needs. My teaching methods are adjusted to fit the student’s preferred learning styles so they are appropriately supported and challenged academically.

Note: I teach via zoom using my laptop, iPad and apple pencil so that the student and I can: ...

About McKenzie

I am a passionate and professional STEM educator with over 5 years of experience working with students of all ages, including students attending Ivy League universities and students with learning differences. I am a former pre-medical student with a dual bachelors of science (B.S.) degree in Psychol

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Natalie G.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Natalie G.

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For over 10 years, I’ve tutored many high school students in ACT test prep. I use different techniques to approach each section so they can score high.

The ACT Math section is similar to the SAT math section but with a visible focus on geometry and trigonometry concepts; it also has a more diversified mixture of advanced math problems and a tighter time limit. Out of all the ACT sections, I have worked the most on ACT Math. Students first go through a complete concept review based on their performance in practice material. Then we work on concept-specific practice questions to ensure that they avoid past mistakes and raise their scores.

The ACT English section tests grammar usage, mechanics, and rhetoric. Students need to understand and recognize correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to score well in this section. I have helped many students with ACT English, targeting concept knowledge and skill application as part of their test prep. They continue to study ...

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Lee
Natalie is very professional. She knows how to edit a personal statement and she has some great writing skills/suggestions to offer.
alejandra
Natalie totally exceed my expectations. She is very knowledge and her class was on point, easy to follow, enjoyable and productive. She gave me amazing writing tips and come up with wonderful suggestions. I adore that she was very friendly and responsive too!
I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking to improve her writing skills, copywriting or looking for a great teacher.
David
Natalie is knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic. She identified my son´s opportunity areas and developed a plan to tackle those areas using tools like BitPaper, Prodigy Game, Quizlet, and Khan Academy. She went from refreshing support all the way to guidance teaching complex concepts building up in the process my son´s confidence and sense of goal achievement. In the beginning, we had another tutor, but rapidly, we noticed Natalie's difference in her thorough approach not only in Math but also in vocabulary, analogies, and QC´s; based on that, we decided to give Natalie the other sessions we had planned with the said tutor. All in all, she's the best tutor you can find!
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Bill L.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

37 Reviews
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Throughout my years of tutoring, I have helped all my students achieve top scores on standardized exams. I stress understanding over memorizing formulas to ensure my students can appreciate/enjoy math and apply it to any quantitative career (engineering/data analytics/research).

I recommend just starting with a single 15-minute lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals! My rates is for a one-off session, so it is extremely negotiable if we work together regularly.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have. However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. Or maybe the teacher/professor is not the best

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Daiqing
Bill is very patient and knowledgeable, explained everything clear and give great suggestions
Fjorelo
Intelligent and very good at explaining, he manages to make you understand what is best for you and good at advising you.
highly recommended!!!
Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.

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"My son had to take the ACT for grad school and did not have enough time to prepare thoroughly. Bill was able to clarify all the majority of my son's questions and drilled on particular questions that gave him trouble. The preparation genuinely helped as my son received a 33 overall on the ACT."
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