When you are struggling to make the grade it is easy to feel like just giving up and throwing in the towel. However, with the help of an experienced tutor you could be well on your way to achieving not just a passing grade, but a truly impressive one! There are Carrboro tutors available now to guide you through your course work and offer support on homework and assignments. So whether you are looking for someone to help you pass a particularly challenging class, or for someone to help prep you for an upcoming exam, check out local tutor listings now and put yourself on the road to success'i.
"Experienced Professional and Practiced Test Taker"
I have 15 years of experience in academic reading, writing and test taking. I am a graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. I attended the University of North Carolina and double majored in Psychology/Sociology. I am currently finishing up my Master's in Psychology at North Carolina Central University. I have worked at Duke University for 14 years, reviewing academic writing and research proposals. In the course of my education and professional journey, I have taken t... ... More
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JoAnna explains Math to me in a way that I understand it...She's extremely patient and has taught me a great deal since she started with me. I personally don't know what I would do without her help!! JoAnna is very professional, and knows a lot of teaching techniques to help me understand the material.
Karen R. from Raleigh, NC
"Math Tutor Recommended by Parents and Students"
I studied Logic while in college and received an A in the course. I also used logic extensively in advanced math courses. My experience includes helping students think more analytically, construct Venn diagrams, construct truth tables, and solve LSAT logic games. ... More
Rachel is very nice and actually was familiar with the somewhat unusual book my daughter was reading (most people are not). She was very patient, working slowly to make sure my daughter fully understood what was happening in the story and it's significance.
De L. from Chapel Hill, NC
"Friendly and patient tutor for students of all ages"
In the last few years, I have worked with many students with ADD and ADHD. Every student is different, and one thing that I have learned in my teaching is that a strategy that doesn't work for one child or adult might be a good solution for another. I try to be creative, compassionate, and fun in my approaches to helping students focus. Some solutions have included: incentive systems; short breaks within sessions; physical activity like jumping jacks or dancing; games and songs; organizational checklists; etc. I am open to trying new things and collaborating with parents and teachers to find s ... More
I am writing to let you know how very pleased I am with your service my son is receiving. My son has displayed some great success. I look forward to my son's continuing progress. Thank you for all your efforts.
Dalyse J. from West Monroe, LA
"U.S. Law, :Legal English and Writing, and Introductory Russian Tutor"
I passed the PA Bar exam in 1975. During my first year of law school (covering most of the bar exam subjects), I read aloud all first-year materials to a blind Vietnam veteran law student. I have not tutored anyone recently (recently retired, just beginning tutoring), but I have authored 3 books: One on business law (The Legal Environment of Insurance), one on insurance regulation (Insurance Regulation), and one on legal writing and oral advocacy (Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy). Additionally, for the past 20 years, I worked not only writing these books, but also drafting, literally, thousand ... More
Lauren is great with my son who has ADHD. I have definitely seen improvements in his school work and self esteem since he has been working with her. Lauren has a unique way of getting my son to show his creativity and she sucessfully inspires him to express himself through story telling and writing.
Gillian M. from Morrisville, NC
"Creative, Caring Tutor, Specializing in Reading and ESL"
I have many years of experience teaching and tutoring elementary school age children. Every child has a different learning style. Some children have more difficulty focusing on their schoolwork and sitting still for extended periods of time than others. I help them use their energy in a positive way by engaging them in hands-on activities,break up their lesson into smaller parts and provide ways for them to have more movement as part of the subject they are learning. As with any child, I focus on the positive and praise their efforts. ... More
Isaac was very accommodating and worked hard to help me. I'm sure his teaching methods work well for the majority of students. Unfortunately, I have high functioning autism, and my test scores didn't improve after his tutoring. I would highly recommend Isaac for regular students, but people with autism should probably find a tutor with specific experience in teaching students with special needs.
Robert F. from Durham, NC
"Physics, Chemistry, Math, and Computer Programming Tutor"
I am an experienced tutor that can help students at every grade level with Math and Science. I can provide engaging, effective, instruction in Computer Programming, Math including Algebra I and II, Trigonometry, and Calculus as well as Chemistry, and Physics. I was an excellent science and math student in high school and in college where I majored in Electrical Engineering and Physics and have taught computer programming on the Junior College level.
I have had great success in finding th... ... More
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