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Rebecca B.

PhD offering tutoring in SAT/ACT, Spanish, English, History, more

Oakland, CA (94602)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$50.00
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Need test prep or academic tutoring?

I have a PhD from UC Berkeley and am a published scholar and educator who is offering an array of tutoring services: SAT/ACT test preparation (all parts of the test) and tutoring English, Spanish, History/Humanities, Music, Italian, AP English, AP Spanish, or AP Music Theory.

My teaching experience ranges from language classes with children to teaching college-level courses, and I have done both one-on-one tutoring and group classes. I have a flexible schedule and can travel to your home, or we can meet at a cafe or library.

My references/resume are available upon request.

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Rebecca’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
Computer:
Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
History:
American History, Anthropology, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, GRE, ISEE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish

Anthropology

I have a PhD in Ethnomusicology, a field that is often described as the Anthropology of Music. I have extensive experience in diverse research methods and analysis, particularly the primary anthropological method of ethnography. I am also a published scholar.

Composition (Music)

I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley. Although my main area is music history and Latin American and American popular musics, I studied basic composition at Columbia University while completing my BA in Music. I also have ample experience teaching music theory and musicianship at the college level.

Ear Training

I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley. I have taught ear-training/sight-singing courses as the principal instructor at UC Berkeley. I am also a trained singer.

General Music

I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley. I have knowledge about a wide range of musical practices, from classical to Afro-Cuban music. I also have extensive experience teaching music at the college level.

Macintosh

I have been a Macintosh user for over 20 years - it has always been my OS of choice. I have written a 300-page dissertation on a Mac, and have used various other programs for the Mac OS, including spreadsheet, internet, mail, iPhoto, iTunes and others. In sum I am an expert Mac user.

Music History

I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley, and a wide range of knowledge about various traditions, from classical to world music. I have taught extensively at the college level.

Reading

I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley, and am a published author. I have excellent critical reading, writing and analysis skills, gained from my eight years as a graduate student in a humanities program.

Social Studies

I have a PhD from UC Berkeley and a deep knowledge of literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences, which are the basis for Social Studies classes. I am also an experienced tutor who has worked with students in History, English, Writing, and Spanish. I have worked with students of various age ranges, including middle school, high school, and college.

Sociology

I have a PhD in Ethnomusicology, a field that looks at music from a socio-cultural perspective. I am knowledgeable in a range of sociological methods, theories, and literature. I am also a published scholar with extensive experience in diverse research methods and analyses.

Study Skills

I have a PhD from UC Berkeley and am an extremely well-organized person in general. My experience as a graduate student provided me with excellent time and project management skills, as I often had to multi-task and divide my attentions between diverse projects and duties.

Voice (Music)

I am a very experienced music scholar and educator with a PhD from UC Berkeley in Music. I studied classical voice for many years while in high school and college, and sang with various choirs. I am also experienced in teaching students sight-singing and music theory.

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Education

Barnard College (Music)

UC Berkeley (Master's)

UC Berkeley (PhD)

Great tutor. Rebecca was fantastic, my student came out of session empowered and ready to tackle his essays. Her direction was invaluable. She was great. I am sure he will contact her even when he returns to his college back east for essay edits. ...

— Angela from Berkeley, CA on 11/27/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I charge $50/hour for test preparation and $45/hour for academic subject tutoring. Two or more students will receive a discount rate.

Travel policy

Rebecca will travel within 20 miles of Oakland, CA 94602.

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