Kenneth O.


Kenneth O.

Tutor

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Will travel 20 miles

$125 per hour.

4.99 371 ratings

Harvard educated - SAT/ACT/GRE prep, College Essay expert, writing

With a Master of Education degree from Harvard University, a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, as well as teaching experience abroad, I have positioned myself to be able to coach, to tutor, and/or to nurture others. Online or face-to-face, my greatest passion in life is helping people get from where they are to where they want to be. My areas of tutoring expertise include college essay writing, academic and creative writing, algebra 1+2, geometry, SAT, ACT, GRE prep and high schoo... [more]


Algebra 1

I passed the TExES Math 4-8 and Math 8-12 exams required of aspiring teachers. This included basic math, algebra, geometry, trig, pre-calc, and probability & statistics. My approach is to simplify the more challenging topics through practical, everyday applications (whenever possible).


Algebra 2


Vocabulary


Grammar


Geometry


Prealgebra


Precalculus


Music Theory


Trigonometry


Writing

I have earned a MFA in Creative Writing with Distinction as well as Master of Education from Harvard. Moreover, I am a published author, screenwriter, and lyricist. I have served as an editor of a peer-reviewed journal and have extensive experience with academic writing as well as college essays (Common App and program specific) and statements of purpose. My clients have earned admissions into (among others) Columbia, Harvard, UPenn, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, NYU, USC, UCLA, Duke, ASU, U of Arizona, UMich as well as grad school, law school and veterinarian programs.


Statistics

With two masters degrees in education, I can help you get through this required statistics course that you really wish you didn't have to take. I have taken statistics numerous times over the years (for some reason it was the one class that never transferred from school to school) and helped many students understand the core concepts through my tutoring.


English


SAT Math

Formerly certified by The Princeton Review, I have a deep understanding of how the SAT is designed and how to approach this "necessary evil." The SAT measures your ability to take the SAT and not much else. I can share the best strategies to tackle even the toughest questions.


GRE

I understand what and how the test maker's are testing, and I can teach you the same thing. Together, we can reduce the stress of this "necessary evil" for grad school admissions.


Proofreading


SAT Reading

The SAT Reading section causes many people great amounts of stress. I can help you understand the mechanics of how the test is made in order to employ the best strategies to navigate through it. It's a puzzle and a game. Let me help you learn how to play it well!


SAT Writing


PSAT


ACT Reading


ACT Math

A former Princeton Review test prep instructor, I help learners navigate the ACT and SAT tests through a systematic approach to content knowledge, test-taking and time management skills. CALL NOW! Operators are standing by. (Okay, not really)


ACT Science


Elementary Math


College Counseling

With five college degrees earned, I have extensive experience with essay and personal statement writing. Additionally, I understand the holistic approach taken by the top schools. As a result, I can give guidance on how to put one's best foot forward, so to speak.