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Alexis B.

APPLYING TO SCHOOLS? I specialize in ISEE/PSAT/SAT, College Apps

Los Angeles, CA (90001)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$110.00
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A graduate of Stanford University, I spent the last 10 years working as a private tutor and mentor to elementary, middle, and high school students in Northern and Southern California. Now based in Los Angeles, I still keep regular private tutoring clients, but I have come to specialize in working as an independent academic consultant, assisting students in goal-setting, organizational skills, higher academic achievement, college admissions, career planning and transitional life skills.

My real talent and passion is identifying and honing a student's strengths. I love discovering what works best to ignite academic passion in a particular student. I work well (and patiently) with students who struggle with anxiety, lack of focus or disorganization.

I am available for independent counseling for the following:

ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Private/Group academic counseling
ISEE/PSAT test prep
Private academic tutoring, humanities specialization
Academic remediation and acceleration
Academic counseling for transfer students
Long-term academic/career planning
Writing/Editing

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ADVISING
Test prep
Strength assessment/interpretation consulting
Choosing the ideal university for the individual student
Personal essay counseling and review
Scholarship application guidance
Financial aid advising
Selecting references
Interview prep

LIFE SKILL MENTORING
Organizational skills
Study skills
Writing/Communication skills
Public speaking/networking
Career advising/identification of strengths/interests


I have students who have applied to and have been admitted to Harvard-Westlake, Marlborough School, Brentwood, Wildwood, Crossroads, Cate, Kent, Taft, Westminster, Vanderbilt, Middlebury, Reed, Emory, Occidental, UCLA, USC, University of Michigan, UC Santa Cruz.

I am available for in-home consults in the Los Angeles area.

I take immeasurable pride in helping my students achieve their academic and personal goals. I would love to help your student too.

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Alexis’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish
Test Preparation:
ISEE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Business:
Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Language:
Spanish
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

ISEE

I have 2 years experience teaching for the ISEE and SSAT exams, in all levels. I prepare students for Verbal and Math sections of the exams via skill review, exercises and practice tests. I offer individual brush-up sessions for quick test prep or a longer-term boot camp-style approach. I assess each new student and design those sessions based on the individual's needs. I don't over prescribe sessions, and have had much success ensuring that every one of my students improves scores, whether through a couple sessions or a dozen. My students have been accepted at LA private schools and some of the country's best preparatory academies.

SAT Reading

I not only help improve students' general proficiency in the SAT Critical Reading and Verbal sections, but I teach to the strategy of the test. A great vocabulary and reading comprehension skills don't always translate into the desired or deserved verbal score. I have extensive experience teaching to the particular expectations of standardized testing and have proven success in helping students raise their verbal scores.

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Education

Stanford University

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $110.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I am happy to offer group rates and specials for multi-session packages.

Travel policy

Alexis will travel within 15 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90067.

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