Charles D.


Charles D.

Tutor

Charlotte, NC 28212

Will travel 20 miles

$59 per hour.

4.88 156 ratings

Experienced Test Prep Tutor with a Plan

Prepare for the New SAT with a tutor who knows the test. I have taught ACT and SAT prep both independently and with a test prep agency and have helped students raise their scores by over 300 points. I have also studied the new tests extensively and can help students navigate recent changes in ways that other tutors cannot. When I meet with your child, I assess and listen in order to tailor lessons to the most appropriate skill level. I use both school texts and my own supplementary cours... [more]


Algebra 1

I had the opportunity to take Honors Algebra and AP Calculus in high school. In addition to helping me succeed on the SAT, these classes also taught me skills that I would need in college classes like Microeconomics and Physics. When I teach Algebra, I teach concepts and skills and provide plenty of extra practice.


Vocabulary


Grammar


Prealgebra

I was an honors math student in high school, and have since tutored students in PreAlgebra, Algebra I and II, Geometry, and SAT Math. I taught middle and high school for three years and am familiar with the Common Core standards to help students navigate them and get two days ahead of their classmates.


Reading


Writing


English

After completing my student-teaching internship at North Mecklenburg high school, I spent three years teaching English at the middle and high school levels. I am familiar with the Common Core Objectives and the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, the EOG and EOC tests, and the senior exit project.


SAT Math

As a tutor at a local tutoring agency, I have often helped students understand the strategies necessary to excel on SAT Math section. I will help students identify the type of question, come up with a strategy, and see patterns in number sets. Most importantly, I provide real practice both in class and for homework that the student can use to master the test.


Literature


GRE

I scored a 169 on the verbal section of the GRE, and I have taught reading tests ever since I was an undergrad. The strategies I teach are reminiscent to those I use in the SAT. My students will master vocabulary, writing, and reading comprehension.


Proofreading


SAT Reading

I tutor daily in SAT strategies and practice. I made an 800 on the reading section myself, and have helped students raise their reading scores by over 100 points. When I teach the SAT, You can expect to do a lot of practice both in class and for homework.


SAT Writing


PSAT


SSAT

I have since helped many students prepare for both the ISEE and SSAT. When I work with students, I provide plenty of practice, review test-taking strategies, and I do assign homework, which typically consists of practice sections and vocabulary lists, both directly from the test.


Spelling


ACT Reading


ACT English


ACT Math


ACT Science


Elementary Math


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I taught sixth grade language arts in Winston Salem, and I can help students navigate the new Common Core objectives. As a current tutor at a local agency, I often help students prepare for their EOGs, raise their grades, and get two days ahead of their classmates.


ISEE

I have tutored students in the ISEE test at a local tutoring agency. My strategy involves reviewing test-taking strategies, practice from actual tests, and, of course, homework.