There have been four lessons so far, and I can already see improvement. Cecilia has shown great patience and a fine sense of humor as she attempts to teach not only the Italian language but also the culture and spirit of Italy. I highly recommend her.
Bill M. from Cortlandt Manor, NY
My profile title should give you a pretty good idea of what I like about my Country (Italy, obviously).
My most recent tutoring experiences included
- an ex-police officer, now bodyguard for a VIP in New York City. His love for Italy included cars, dogs and food (he end up going to Bologna, my hometown, for a 1 month course to learn how to cook, and indeed he did, just ask his wife!),
- a female firefighter (high ranking) in love with Italian Art, small Italian towns, good wine and Itali... ... More
"BS and MS in Chemistry, 4 Years' Experience Tutoring and Teaching"
I've been tutoring my fellow students since I was in elementary school, and in one extreme case, I helped one of my friends understand calculus well enough to bring his grade up from a projected F to a C+ in a third of a semester. I'm a graduate with a B.S. from SUNY Buffalo and an M.S. from SUNY Binghamton, both in Chemistry with specializations in Physical, Inorganic, and Analytical Chemistry. I plan on getting my PhD with a teaching certification, and my year of tutoring experience in addi... ... More
Cristina worked with my daughter on Microbiology. She was very thorough, with excellent communication skills. She even drove to her college in the pouring rain to meet with her. I am very impressed with her dedication and her scientific acumen. I would definitely recommend Cristina as an excellent and knowledgeable tutor.
Michele S. from Brooklyn, NY
"Scientist/College Professor for Biology Tutoring"
I am a research scientist and part-time college professor who has always had a love of learning and teaching. I have been actively working in research for the last several years, and have recently decided to devote more time to teaching and tutoring.
I specialize primarily in Biology, covering high school and college courses, SAT Subject tests, and NYS Regents exams. In addition, I can work with students on most elementary/middle school subjects, and am available for help with specific p... ... More
I came to Frances knowing nothing about painting. I was also very apprehensive about whether or not I could be taught how to paint. After our first lesson I not only realized I could learn how to paint but with Francesâ€™s guidance I could also expand my mind in ways I dared not consider. Frances is such a unique teacher. Aside from being a brilliant painter, she has an impressive resume of experience and knowledge in many fields. Over the course of our time together, she has managed to teach me about painting in a personalized way that has helped me to not only build upon my existing field of expertise but surprisingly to learn more about the world around me. I find myself contemplating our painting conversations frequently and at times when I am not only thinking about art. I always look forward to meeting with Frances and applying her knowledge to the things in life that interest me.
As an art professional myself, a working NYC artist who exhibits widely, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Frances knows as much about contemporary art as she does about the old Masters. Her wealth of knowledge is astounding which gives her an ability to cater her lessons to your own personal needs in a manner that has your best interests in mind rather than a prescribed teaching approach. Frances is also wonderful at helping you build upon your strengths in order to get you to the necessary next stage. Not only does this foster self-confidence but it enables the skill and information to click in a way that helps the process to move faster as you continue to study and learn. She is by far the best art teacher I have ever had and I can confidently recommend her. It is a rare thing to find a teacher so well versed in painting, design, textiles, psychology and children. I am happy that she can teach me and soon, when my son is a bit older, I hope that she can teach him too. She is a true gift!
Stuart H. from New York, NY
"Classical Art Techniques and Creative Self-Expression for Any Age"
As an Undergraduate I exceeded the requirements for a minor in Art History, maintaining a 4.0 grade point average across 42 credit hours of Art History.
Additionally, I have direct experience from working in 3 major Fine Art museums, as follows:
1. My first Masters Degree if from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a teaching assistant I facilitated the inclusion of children with Autism into enrichment programs. This work included taking trips with the children into the AIC Museum Collections. After graduation, I was hired to continue this work as an adjunct professor.
2. In the ... More
From the moment we discovered Ginny on the website, till she completed the first lesson, everything went perfectly. She has an astounding expertise in Photoshop and graphics, a pleasant personality, a sense of humor and displayed great patience in explaining and working through the solution to the problems presented to her, all of which she solved.
Amazing, that through WyzAnt we were able to discover just the help we needed, right in our own town!
Adela E. from Katonah, NY
"Digital Arts Professional"
I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design and five years of experience working with video production software. One of the video production software applications I work with is iMovie. iMovie is a Mac OS X software component of the iLife suite. iMovie helps you create video footage from artwork, photo files or digital camera recordings. With the softwareâ€™s editing tools you can edit your video clips and enhance the footage with color correction, titles, speech, music, sound effects and transition slides. The video you create can then be exported to YouTube or embedded into a websit ... More
I feel fortunate to have found a great tutor in Sam. He is very professional and flexible. Most importantly, Sam is able to understand the student's needs, prepare the right material, and encourage the student's improvement. I would recommend Sam to any prospective student.
Renata V. from Greenwich, CT
"Expert SAT/ACT Tutor, plus Latin, College Essays, English, and Writing"
Hello, and thank you for your interest! Let me introduce myself, starting with my educational background. I am an alumnus of the University of Southern California, graduating in 2011 with a bachelorâ€™s in philosophy. Following my undergraduate degree, I spent 3 years working in a psychology/neuroscience research lab at Columbia University, producing multiple conference presentations/symposia, as well as co-authoring two papers currently under review in scientific journals.
I bring over 6 year... ... More