A friend once commented to me that my success as a tutor is due to the fact that I am, "a Renaissance man in the age of specialization." In other words, I can tutor most subjects K-12, I speak French and Portuguese fluently and have an intermediate Spanish level, and I am highly experienced with SSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL prep, among many other standardized tests. My students have told me that I'm, "funny, smart, and cool," but more importantly, I have many years of experience helpi... [more]
I have been teaching French to kids, teens, and adults ever since I returned home fluent after a year abroad in Belgium in 1987.
I am the GRE Math and Verbal teacher at a school in San Francisco. I developed, implemented, and currently teach both the Math and Verbal prep classes.
I am currently employed at a school where I developed, implemented, and teach the GMAT Math and Verbal courses. I have proven results helping students improve their scores.
I have a Master's in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University and many years of success working collaboratively with school-based college counselors to help students and their families navigate the college application process. I assist students with developing and editing their personal statements and supplemental essays while counseling and preparing students for the transition to college life.
I have a Master's in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University and many years of success working with ADD/ADHD students, their families, and school counselors in order to advocate on our students' behalf.
I have over 10 years of experience helping students prepare for all sections of the CBEST. My background in standardized test prep - SSAT, ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT - is extensive. With the math section, I find many adults need a solid refresher of the fundamentals of number properties, algebra, and geometry.
I have been prepping students for years the COOP and HSPT, both the math and verbal sections, with proven results. Many of my students prepare for the SSAT with me and then find that one of more of the private high school require the COOP / HSPT. As there's a lot of cross-over between the exams, I have many years of experience with these exams in particular, and the high school application process in general.
I have a Master's in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University and many years of experience and success working with students with dyslexia and/or dyscalculia, their families, and school counselors in order to advocate on our students' behalf.
I have been preparing students for the TOEFL, Cambridge, TOEIC, and IELTS exams for about 15 years. I have spent the last 13 or so years working at ESL schools in San Francisco, CA and am highly skilled preparing students for English proficiency exams.