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Maggie W.

Maggie W., West Hollywood, CA

Los Angeles, CA (90046)

Travel radius
7 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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As a former employee at a summer camp, I have a lot of experience not only with interacting with children and special needs adults in general, but also with gently guiding them toward their desired goals. I love working with kids, and I understand firsthand what it's like to feel my own academic potential but be frustrated by schoolwork. I worked with a tutor at certain points in my life who showed me clever ways to make schoolwork fun, and it made all the difference in the world. It's for that reason that I hope to help other kids in the same way.

After working with this tutor, I went on to have great academic success in high school and college. I graduated from Oxford High School in 2008 as a National Merit Semifinalist with a GPA above 4.0. I was a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, as well as received the award for Student of the Year in Geometry, Advanced Algebra, and Geography.

After graduating from high school, I went on to attend Davidson College in North Carolina. Davidson was not only a very well-respected liberal arts college with rigorous academic standards, it also helped to shape me into a more patient and stress-free student and tutor. Professors at Davidson were extremely hands-on, so I was able to learn from them a few helpful tips to transform seemingly impossible schoolwork into something well within my reach to complete--and complete well.

Since graduating with a B.A. in Art History in 2012, I've tutored several kids with success. One student in particular--a young man struggling with pre-Algebra--approached me before a big test that he simply didn't feel ready for. We sat together for an hour the day before the test, discussing everything that he felt he didn't have a good grasp on. I then created 2 sample problems of each type, had him solve these problems, graded the practice test, and again went over the concepts with which he was struggling. We did this until I felt sure that he had the tools to solve any problem the teacher might throw at him.

A week later, his mother called me to tell me that he had made an A on his test. The pride that I could hear in her voice, as well as the way the boy's eyes lit up when I saw him finally begin to understand these new concepts, served as heartwarming encouragement to continue being a tutor.

In light of this, I hope you'll contact me about tutoring you or your child. I feel confident that together we can find a fun and fairly painless way of working through any academic hardship.

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Maggie’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Logic, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Art:
Art History, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a sister who is 10 years younger than me, and I've been tutoring her since she was in kindergarten in a variety of subjects. I also tutored a 6th grade boy for several sessions in pre-Algebra, and his test grades went up two points (from a C to an A). On top of that, I've worked with this age range at summer camp for many years of my life, so I feel that I know how to communicate with these kids in a patient, respectful way. In my experience with this age group, patience is the key to getting good results.

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Education

Davidson College (Art History)

Good Finals Prep — Thanks to Maggie for stepping in to help my daughter prepare for finals. My daughter enjoyed their sessions together and got a lot out of them. We will use her again. ...

— Elizabeth from Santa Monica, CA on 12/19/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Maggie will travel within 7 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90046.

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