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Mila D.

UC Berkeley PhD student tutors in math, ISEE, college apps, writing

Los Angeles, CA (90001)

Travel radius
40 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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I am a PhD student in Anthropology at UC Berkeley. I worked extensively as a private tutor while in college at New York University, where I majored in Mathematics and Philosophy. I am an expert tutor in math, from elementary school up to AP calculus. Because my mother is French, I am also fluent in the language and have tutored middle-school and high-school students in it. Finally, much of what I do as a grad student now is write and I am always happy to help student learn how to write clear and convincing A+ essays.

I always tailor my tutoring approach to the needs of my students, challenging them while also ensuring that they enjoy learning. I strive to create a friendly, enthusiastic and motivating environment for the students I mentor, in which they feel free to ask questions, learn from mistakes and make progress. I believe that students learn best when they are both challenged and given ample support for completing their assignments. I am an expert learner and help students develop learning skills that will serve them well into the future.

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Mila’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Business:
GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint
Art:
Film, Photography, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, Spanish, TOEFL
Science:
Anthropology, Philosophy, Sociology
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Photography, Video Production
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Anthropology

I am currently a PhD student in Anthropology at UC Berkeley. I am writing my dissertation at the moment.

Film

As an undergraduate at New York University, I took two semesters of film production classes at the renowned Tisch School of the Arts Film & TV program. The courses covered pre-production, produciton and post-production on several different types of cameras. Additionally, I worked in documentary film before starting graduate school.

SAT Reading

I am a PhD student in Anthropology, in addition to having a BA in Comparative Literature and a master's degree in Philosophy. I am an expert reader, having spent no fewer than 9 years in higher education reading extremely complex texts. I am an expert reading tutor and help my students focus in on what's important in a given text. I help them pick out the main ideas and distinguish those form details.

Study Skills

I am currently a PhD student in Anthropology at UC Berkeley. As a part of my PhD, I have worked as a Teaching Assistant for four semesters. This position involved teaching as well as mentoring students and giving feedback on their exams and essays and thereby developing their study skills. I also regularly led review sessions during which I helped students prepare for and get the best grades possible on exams. Additionally, I have worked extensively as a private tutor, helping elementary, middle school and high school students develop study and learning skills that helped them throughout their education. References are available on request.

Video Production

As an undergraduate at New York University, I took two semesters of film production classes its renown Tisch School of the Arts Film & TV program. The courses covered pre-production, production and post-production on several different types of cameras. Additionally, I worked in documentary film before starting graduate school and assisted on video shoots.

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Education

New York University (Mathematics, Philoso)

University of California Berkeley (PhD)

Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

For lessons lasting 2 hours or more, the rate drops to $50/hr.

Travel policy

Mila will travel within 40 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90046.

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