Robert P.


Robert P.

Tutor

San Gabriel, CA 91775

Will travel 20 miles

$85 per hour.

4.94 51 ratings

Hopkins Grad Provides Private Tutoring, College Counseling, Test Prep

If you're seeking support with college counseling, English reading/writing, Latin language, and SAT/ACT/ISEE test prep, you are in the right place! My education is in Classics (Bachelor's and Master's from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore) and my experience is in both classroom teaching and professional independent college counseling. I have worked in all sorts of communities: in the Pennsylvania mountains; by the beach in California; in urban Baltimore; in rural northern Maryland; with students ... [more]


Vocabulary


Grammar

I have a Master of Arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University and five years teaching experience.


Latin

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor after the school day for three years. I earned my Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees (in Classics) from Johns Hopkins University.


Reading

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor (English Reading, English Writing, Latin Language and Literature) after the school day for three years.


Writing

Seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years experience teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools 3 years private tutoring experience As a grad student, I taught a course at Johns Hopkins to undergraduates in writing. They used Greek myths to write adapted scripts for the screen or stage. I also wrote and produced a full-length play, which was staged in a historic theatre in Baltimore City in August 2011. Education: Master of Arts in Classics from Johns Hopkins Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Johns Hopkins


English

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor (English Reading, English Writing, Latin Language and Literature) after the school day for three years.


Literature

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor (English Reading, English Writing, Latin Language and Literature) after the school day for three years. As a grad student, I taught a course at Johns Hopkins to undergraduates in writing. They used Greek myths to write adapted scripts for the screen or stage. I also wrote and produced a full-length play, which was staged in a historic theatre in Baltimore City in August 2011. I earned my Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Johns Hopkins University.


Proofreading

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor (English Reading, English Writing, Latin Language and Literature) after the school day for 3 years. As a grad student, I taught a course at Johns Hopkins to undergraduates in writing. They used Greek myths to write adapted scripts for the screen or stage. I also wrote and produced a full-length play, which was staged in Baltimore City in August 2011. I earned my Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Johns Hopkins University.


SAT Reading

Outside of teaching Latin at an independent school, I tutor students in English and test prep, using Latin word roots to help students master and retain new vocabulary. I also work more than half the week as a college counselor, which includes offering test prep to students for the ACT and SAT. In the past, I have worked as a test prep tutor in education centers in both LA County and Orange County.


SAT Writing

I have worked as a test prep tutor in education centers in both LA County and Orange County. I currently work more than half the week as a college counselor, which includes offering test prep to students for the ACT and SAT.


PSAT

I have tutored students for the PSAT in Orange County and Los Angeles County. My students who have taken the PSAT have earned National Merit qualifying scores.


Elementary (K-6th)

I am a 6th grade classroom teacher at a top Los Angeles-area independent school. I wrote the curriculum for the program I teach there.


Theater

I have completed drama programs at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, Connecticut, as well as abroad at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and the St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy. I have produced and written a full-length play at a historic theatre in a major American city. I have a theatre minor from The Johns Hopkins University, where I studied under John Astin (of "The Addams Family" fame).


College Counseling

I currently work as an independent counselor and also serve on the annual selection committee of a competitive national scholarship with over 95,000 applicants. I formerly worked as the supervising counselor at a college counseling firm in Los Angeles County. While I was there, I managed a caseload of 40-50 students and trained other counselors. My students are very often accepted to their dream schools, including top schools Duke, Cornell, UPenn, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Harvey Mudd, Rice, USC, NYU, Williams College, and all nine undergraduate UC campuses. I have seven years experience as a classroom teacher in both public and independent schools, so I know the inner workings of the schools my students attend. I earned my Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees (in Classics) from Johns Hopkins University.


ISEE

I have tutored students for the ISEE in Orange County and Los Angeles County. My students who have taken the ISEE have earned admission to top private high schools in Los Angeles and boarding schools around the country.


Classics

I have seven years classroom teaching experience: 4 years teaching Latin in a competitive LA-area independent school, and 3 years experience teaching all levels of Latin in public high schools. I have been serving families as a private tutor after the school day for three years. I earned my Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees (in Classics) from Johns Hopkins University.