...I have taught test prep with several tutoring agencies for over two years. Although I took the SAT over 10 years ago, I have recently taken a diagnostic test, on which I scored 780. I am also trained to teach the New SAT, which differs significantly from the current SAT and will launch in 2016.
...More specifically, I love being part of someone's discovery that math isn't really a foreign language and that writing doesn't have to be a torturous process. I believe that learning should be fun, and enjoy seeing the satisfaction, confidence, and wonder that comes with understanding and succes...
...When I tutor kindergartners (mostly in reading) we play word and sound games as well as read books. For older students I provide a positive atmosphere where we can work though problems, go over concepts, and review vocabulary. Considering that I have taught college level science, I have a very fair rate.
...Studying can be boring sometimes, so why not making it interesting while getting a good grade? I'm bilingual, proficient in reading, writing and speaking. I tutored Chinese at a local elementary school before.
...I scored a 170 on the GRE Quantitative Reasoning (98th percentile), 169 on Verbal Reasoning (99th percentile), 4.5 on Analytical Writing (80th percentile). 800 on SAT Reading, worked with 10+ students. I graduated with a 3.8 from a math-intensive program. I took Linear Algebra as a Sophomore and got an A.
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