RobertI graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015 with my bachelor's in chemical engineering. My academics reflect my love for math and science. As a high school student, I helped my fellow students prepare for their exams and review material after school. I spent my undergraduate years researching epidemiology, reaction engineering, robotics, and geology, among other science and engineering topics. As a tutor, my goal is to impart my love for these subjects onto my students while helping them build the skills necessary to succeed. I base my teaching methods upon linear education, starting by strengthening their knowledge of earlier concepts and building upon those into more advanced ones. Understanding the core principles is vital to higher education, allowing students to tackle any problem thrown their way. I enjoy seeing students learn how to figure things out on their own. I can tutor elementary through college-level students in algebra, calculus, AP physics, and other subjects. In addition I can provide SAT and other standardized test prep, strategies, and support to boost their performance on the exam. Outside of the classroom, I am very passionate about music. I play the cello and guitar. I am an avid reader with a love for Neil Gaiman and Kurt Vonnegut.
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus - Bachelors, Chemical Engineering
RebeccaI have a Bachelor's Degree in English from Wesleyan University. After graduating, I spent a year volunteering at a non-profit organization in Pittsburgh, PA. As a student who went to a liberal arts college, I have knowledge and experience in a wide range of subjects. As such, I am comfortable tutoring students in Spanish, business, social studies, English, math, and comparative literature. I am also available to tutor students in Advanced Placement courses, such as European history, macroeconomics, and Spanish literature and culture. Throughout my time as a student, I was involved with tutoring in several capacities. I worked as a writing tutor at the college level, I volunteered as a middle school tutor, and I worked as a teaching intern for a history and philosophy course. My philosophy as a tutor emphasizes really getting to know my students. This allows me to get a clear understanding of what my students are interested in, which also enables me to design a lesson plan that I know will be the most effective for each particular student. My favorite part of being a tutor is when my students finally understand a topic that they've been struggling with. My hobbies include playing the flute and rowing.
Wesleyan University - Bachelors, English
English Grammar and Syntax
MiaI'm a tutor who is currently based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where I enjoy doing yoga, volunteering, and learning about animals when I'm not working with students. I'm deeply passionate about the French and Spanish languages, and also enjoy reading French and Spanish literature in my spare time. I can help students who wish to improve their French or Spanish language skills, and can also help students prepare for standardized tests like the GRE or SAT. I'm a non-native speaker of the two languages I teach, so I know firsthand the struggles that can arise on the road to language fluency. Learning a foreign language is a truly challenging, long-term process that requires a great deal of sustained dedication. Working with a tutor is a great way to develop the dedication required to really get the most out of your foreign language lessons. I believe that fun is a critical component to staying engaged with a language, and so I try to instill each of my tutoring sessions with relevant materials that help keep students excited about coming to our meetings.
Bryn Mawr College - Bachelors, Spanish and French
Princeton University - Current Grad Student, Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Cultures
Graduate Test Prep