Stephen P. helps me understand concepts on a deeper level than simple memorization. He makes me really learn to understand the information and connect it to previous things I've learned. He's taught me the bigger picture of physiology and he applies each individual concept to a bigger understanding of WHY something would happen how it does rather than just teaching me that something happens. This lesson, he talked me through a multitude of practice questions that he prepared and we discussed each answer in depth together. Then at the end of the lesson, he let me take the questions home in order to use them as yet another study tool for the test. He is a great tutor and has helped me raise my grade in my physiology class from a 61% (on the first test) to an 88% on the second, and I know I'll do even better on the third test and the final because I truly understand the inner-workings of the material now.
I would recommend Stephen P. to anyone even remotely struggling in anatomy & physiology.
Ashley B. from Wellesley, MA
"Compassionate, Understanding Success Driven Science Tutor"
I am a compassionate, understanding, seasoned instructor who currently teaches subjects at the secondary and collegiate level.
I hold a PhD in Biochemistry and am able to make complex concepts easy for the student to understand. I have a wealth of experience in chemistry, biology, anatomy, and physiology and have always been successful in making students understand the subject matter.
Students that I have tutored in the past typically increase their grades 15-20 points, or 1.5 to 2 le... ... More
Peter tutored my son as he was preparing to take college entrance exams. My son has a tendency to clam up when taking these tests. Peter was very patient and taught him test taking techniques that will follow him through his college years as well. Not only did Peter tutor, but he mentored him as well. Peter is very accessible and provides excellent feedback in the appropriate time frame. My son has really enjoyed working with him and I will keep him in mind for future tutorial needs!
Brenda B. from New Castle, DE
"Build Confidence, Reduce Anxiety, Learn Content: Hard Work Pays Off !"
I have been a teacher and tutor for over 15 years.
My first career was in business as a Vice President, consultant, and trainer. During this time I taught Business Management at the University of Wisconsin and Chestnut Hill College.
My focus is on mathematics and quantitative studies such as physics.
Today, I am an Instructional Aide in the Lower Merion School District, and assist teachers from grades K through 12 in all content.
I hold BS, MS, and MBA degrees.
After completing a 3-year certificate in Gestalt Psychotherapy, and am a trainer in communications, goal setting and achievemen ... More
He did a great job teaching my daughter. He is thorough and enthusiastic about the subject. We will continue to use his services
Syeda S. from Gibsonia, PA
I have a PhD in Physics and am well trained in helping students both in mathematics and physics. I am a Physics and Calculus teacher at Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter School. My interest in teaching comes from my experiences being as a student as well as teacher.
My goal as a teacher is to help students in understanding the basic principles and making them to think critically to solve any problem they get during a test. I always keep my standard high and make sure that students ... ... More
"I would love to teach English to elementary school children"
I am a cum laude graduate in English with a Master's degree in Theater Theory and Criticism. I have worked as an after school teacher with children grades pre-K-6th grade. I led a homework program assisting 5-15 students per day.
I would like to combine my love of working with children on a one-on-one basis and my love of English grammar, literature and writing.
I am a writer, editor and proofreader that has worked on books, marketing materials and resumes.... ... More
Anna is a terrific tutor and a wonderful person. She is incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and professional. I am an undergraduate student at a local university and Anna has prepared me very well for my exam. Prior to our session I was very nervous about my Italian course. However, after Anna's wonderful tutorial I am now extremely confident that I am going to do well. If you would like to learn Italian and become proficient, Anna is the perfect tutor for you!
Monica N. from Philadelphia, PA
"This Italian Tutor creates a piece of Italy through conversation!"
For thirty years I've had the pleasure teaching the Italian language to a wide range of students. Being a native Italian gives my students the opportunity to hear and repeat back with perfection this beautiful language. I am most capable of immersing my students in both pedagogy and andragogy of the language with an intellectual curiosity that builds upon successes and rekindles their passion to achieve literacy. The spoken content of a language is roughly 7 percent; my students hear, unde... ... More
Sandra is an amazing tutor who was both patient and very knowledgeable. She was also thorough in her teaching approach providing me with numerous sample expressions and practical applications.
Meghan K. from Glenside, PA
"Caring Tutor for ESL, French and Writing"
I majored in French at the University of Pennsylvania and I hold an MA in Second Language Teaching from the Universite de Montreal in Quebec. My husband is originally from France so we use it at home. Having learned it over a period of years through my own efforts (as an English speaker from Philadelphia), I really understand the challenges of learning a language. In this way I can provide high-quality assistance to students who just need a brush up or to those who are in trouble or who feel they have little facility for languages. ... More