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Farah H.

Writing, Reading, Comprehension, Test Prep, Study Skills, Algebra

Los Angeles, CA (90048)

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I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.

I can help you to effectively and efficiently improve your oral and written communication skills, reading comprehension, math comprehension and skills, and more.

I am especially adept at teaching the writing process. I can help you with personal statements for college or graduate school, research papers, or any other writing project. I can help you to move forward at any stage in the writing process.

I have aced the CBEST and CSET multiple subject exam, and I know how to help you to pass these exams. I earned high marks on comprehensive essay exams for undergraduate and graduate school; I know how to help you to approach and prepare for such exams.

Whatever the subject, I will help you to diagnose what you need to do to be successful, and I will help you to achieve your goals. I will help you to develop confidence in your own abilities.

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Farah’s subjects

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, CBEST, GED, ISEE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking


I have a masters degree is special education mild moderate and have done the course work for the Added Autism Authorization. I have over 10 years experience teaching children with special needs.


I took the CBEST and easily aced it. I am familiar with the structure and content of the exam. I have the knowledge to help others prepare for it. I have since taken the multiple subject CSET and obtained a teaching credential and MA in special education. I have helped others prepare for the CBEST and other standardized tests.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a credentialed teacher with ever 10 years of classroom teaching experience in an elementary school setting.


I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience in elementary school. I have passed the RICA. I have taught phonics to students as part of the Open Court and California Treasures language arts programs.

Public Speaking

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of classroom teaching experience. In college, I took speech and was required to write and present speeches on assigned topics.

In my teacher credentialing program and in my career as an educator, I have presented research papers, created and presented professional development trainings, presented original research, and fielded questions from colleagues. I know how to develop a strong thesis supported by clear and cogent information. I know how to develop articulate and persuasive arguments and how to present oneself to the audience with confidence and poise.

Social Studies

I am a credentialed teacher. I have a B.A. in History from Occidental College, where I graduated summa cum laude. "Social studies" is essentially the term used in elementary and middle school for "history." I have the ability to conduct research and glean the important information to formulate well-reasoned and supported theses.

Special Needs

I have a teaching credential and an MA in mild-moderate special education. I have taught students with special needs for over 10 years.

Study Skills

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of experience. In addition to teaching students academic content, I teach them how to approach assignments, how to study, test-taking strategies, organizational skills, how to manage their time, how to deal with stress, and more.

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Occidental College summa cum laude

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Master's)

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Other)

Patient and knowledgeable tutor. Farah came to our home to tutor our daughter for the Reading/Comprehension portion of the SAT. She has been very helpful so far in teaching her about the test itself, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and teaching techniques to improve on weak points. Farah was focused, positive and worked well with our daughter. We will continue to have them work together in preparation for the test in June. ...

— Renée from Inglewood, CA on 5/17/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Farah will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048.

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