Steve M.


Steve M.

Tutor

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Will travel 5 miles

$110 per hour.

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Expert tutor, Kaplan trained. Tests/Application Essays/Subject help

Hi! I'm Steve. In addition to my role as a tutor, I?m a professional archaeologist who has spent most of the past 10 years living in Europe and doing fieldwork in Central Asia, where I study the prehistory of the famous ?Silk Road?. How did I get into that? Thank the teachers! From elementary through high school, a number of fantastic instructors recognized and cultivated my fascination with archaeology, eventually leading me to obtain a master's degree, then a PhD. and finally to pursue m... [more]


Algebra 1


Vocabulary


Grammar


Geometry


Prealgebra


Writing

As an academic archaeologist, I've been helping students with their writing skills for years: at the grade school, college, and graduate level. I've written many peer-reviewed papers, articles, and proposals, and have a keen sense of how to write a solid research paper, university personal statement, or just a basic essay for a SAT or GRE exam. I help students understand processes behind creative and academic writing, and help them learn the rules (and how and when it's appropriate to break them!) Writing is an adventure, and I look forward to guiding your exploration.


English


GRE

I've been coaching the GRE for years, including with some of the top firms in the US and abroad (including Kaplan). Students of mine have regularly gotten into top schools, and the skills I teach on the test are applicable far beyond the exam itself. I look forward to working with you!


Proofreading


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


ACT Reading

I've been coaching ACT Reading for years, including with some of the top firms in the US and abroad. Students of mine have regularly gotten into top schools, and the skills I teach on the test are applicable far beyond the exam itself. I look forward to working with you!


ACT English

I've been coaching ACT English for years, including with some of the top firms in the US and abroad. Students of mine have regularly gotten into top schools, and the skills I teach on the test are applicable far beyond the exam itself. I look forward to working with you!


ACT Math

I've been coaching ACT Math for years, including with some of the top firms in the US and abroad. Students of mine have regularly gotten into top schools, and the skills I teach on the test are applicable far beyond the exam itself. I look forward to working with you!


Elementary Math


Archaeology

I have a doctorate in Central Archaeology with extensive experience with fieldwork, proposal writing, and teaching. I conducted my doctoral research in Turkmenistan, and have worked around the world in regions as varied as Greece, Virginia, and Mongolia.