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 Rio Vista 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.
R. Doreen H.
Doreen takes her job very seriously. She is a very well-rounded tutor, the best one I have ever had. I needed to write an essay that was worth 50% of my grade and the instructor was a very hard grader so I asked Doreen for help. I sent her all the class notes, she read them all, and then I gave her a sloppy copy of my essay and she helped organize all my thoughts and helped me clean up my paper.
I ended up getting an 'A' on the essay and the instructor said he enjoyed reading it. Doreen is the best because she learned all my class materials and helped me organize it all into the essay. Doreen also helped teach me self-discipline and time-management, which she did not have to, but she cares. So, she is willing to go above and beyond to help anyone. She is great at what she does.
Darlene A. from Oakley, CA
"I will help you perfect your English Language Arts skills!"
I have earned a B.A. in English; and I have Teaching Credential in English. I am also a published poet and short story writer.
Currently, my tutoring skills are focused on helping high school or college students with essay writing, and college entrance essays. We will meet for sessions, also communicating and corresponding via email.
For the initial meeting, we will discuss the essay prompt and goals and objectives of the assignment. For the next meeting or email communication, the st... ... More
"English Major with Tutoring, Publishing, and Editing Experience "
Hello, my name is Alex C., I am an English Major, who will be transferring to an accredited university in the Fall, and I have experience and skill in tutoring, publishing, and editing. I formerly worked for the San Joaquin Delta College Reading and Writing Center as a tutor. As an English tutor, I helped students reach their full potentials as latent intellectuals, as well as improve and build upon their reading and writing skills by teaching grammar mechanics, phonetics, as well as coherenc... ... More
Mara is a great teacher. She explains everything very well, prepares all the classes and gives a big advantage if you want to improve your level of English. For example, I am preparing the TOEFL with her and she is teaching me all the strategies in order to get the highest score. Besides she is a very friendly and a very good person.
Nuria S. from Walnut Creek, CA
"Knowledgeable and motivating English and writing tutor."
Hello, students. I am an English as a second language and Italian teacher and a tutor in English, reading, writing and math. If you have challenging issues in school or college, I can help you determine your goals, study step-by-step, and achieve your academic potential. I especially love to motivate you to discover what you do best and utilize your strengths for academic and professional achievement.
I have advanced interdisciplinary degrees, and I am currently pursuing a PhD in Educationa... ... More
Andrew is very detailed. He is able to explain concepts clearly and he gives examples and some practice sets for continuous repetition. I would recommend him to any of my friends who need help.
Tomas M. from Antioch, CA
"Effective and genial Math, Music and Science Tutor for age 13 to adult"
I'm Drew. I know I can help you learning mathematics, chemistry, physics, and music.
I'd like to start by saying that I have received many requests from students living in Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, even Berkeley and Burlingame! I live in Antioch, and limit my area to Eastern Contra Costa County plus Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, and Walnut Creek east of 680. If you do not live inside my response area, please do not request tutoring from me, as I will only turn you ... ... More
"Tutor kids from 1st-8th grade"
I love working with kids. I have 4 younger siblings and I've helped them with their homework and schoolwork. In 2008 I attended Concordia University in Portland, OR where I volunteered at an elementary school tutoring kids from 1st grade to 8th grade. I tutored them in all subjects with the main focus on helping them out with reading and completing their homework and classwork. A year later I landed a job at the same school tutoring kids and helping them with homework and reading. I love work... ... More
Our son progressed well with Anastasia's help. She was very patient with him and kept him focused. She was very good at keeping us informed on his progress. We felt that she was committed to helping our son. She is very timely and kept us well informed if there was schedule changes too. We truly appreciate her involvement. Thank you.
Ava O. from Martinez, CA
"I can make a lifetime difference on your child's learning !"
I can work with students that have the needs of a student with ADD/ADHD- We will work together to rechannel any extra energy into our task at hand. We will take breaks when needed to keep the student focused and will work on keeping the mind alert. I will use sounds to refocus the student- for example gently tapping on the desk/table to refocus the eyes. I will us a gentle touch on the wrist to direct student too. I have a lot of experiene with student with ADD /ADHD. ... More
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