I can't say enough about John. He's just remarkable. He's pulled our son's grades up, our son really likes him (very important) and he even gave me a session so i could understand what my son is doing enough to help him, too.
Caroline L. from Hoboken, NJ
"Private School Teacher, Ivy League Tutor!"
During high school for approximately 2 years, I had been tutoring as a volunteer for grades 1-5 in math, science and English in a Hartford, Connecticut public elementary school. After graduation, I had been working as a private tutor for elementary (K-6th) students in the Northern NJ area. I currently tutor one student in elementary school for general reading, math and science. Previously, I have tutored 3 elementary school students in everything from general science to reading comprehension to Spanish review. I also currently volunteer with a non-profit organization called Paterson Education ... More
"French, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math Tutor"
I have a Ph.D in Immunology and I am a current postdoctoral fellow in New York doing research work in cancer immunology. I taught high school students and privately tutored all levels, various subjects. I was brought up in Paris (France) and Toronto (Canada), thus I am perfectly bilingual. My main challenging tutoring position was to tutor an 11 year old English speaking boy who joined the French Lycee in Toronto, Canada. He switched from a private English school to a school where al... ... More
"Inspirational and Friendly Math, Science, and English Tutor"
As a tutor, our job is normally secondary to the teacher's. The teacher's job is to cover a certain amount of material in a given amount of time, making sure all students do their best. The tutor's job is to go over this material with usually just one student and further elaborate on this material. Sometimes, tutors realize that a particular student may be incredibly intelligent but may not organize notes well or know exactly what to material to focus on. That is where tutors can teach study skills. Study skills may include knowing how to read and outline technical textbooks or speed study Pow ... More
"SPEAK WITH POLISH & PASSION!"
I have been a casting director in NYC for 14 years. I was Head of Casting for Theatreworks/USA for nine years where I cast over 200 national tours and countless off-Broadway shows. Since then, I have cast for major theatre festivals including work at the 2009 Marathon Festival at EST, Eugene O'Neill Theatre Conference, Lincoln Center's American Living Room Festival, NAMT, NYMF, Fringe, Midtown International Theatre Festival and the Emmy Award Winning Family Life Theatre. Recent credits include the short films: "Future Tense" (RSA Films), "Elvis" (directed by Nicolas Santana) and "No Vagrancy" ... More
"Effective English, ESL/ESOL, and TOEFL Tutor"
The area of tutoring English as a second language (ESL) involves teaching and aiding the student in all aspects of the English language, including reading, writing, and conversational use. An ESL student's primary native language is one other than English and usually seeks additional tutelage to further understand other material that utilizes the English language. Depending on what each student's native language is, tutoring ESL may have varied paces. Students whose native tongue is a romance language will often have the easiest time in picking up English due to the languages' similarities, wh ... More
I was very impressed with Marc's acumen in regard to the GRE. He addressed the test format, specific testing techniques, and the subject matter in a direct, focused, yet cool manner. He revealed insightful patterns for handling math problems by offering tactical solutions. In addition, he outlined approaches to argumentative essays in a concise way which helped me in preparation for this exam.
Michele S. from Brooklyn, NY
"Ivy League Grad to Help with Standardized Tests and Academic Work"
I have tutored high school algebra both privately and for the Princeton Review. I have a bachelor's degree in physics. ... More