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Susyn D.

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Palo Alto, CA (94301)

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Hi. My name is Susyn. I have been a tutor for over 20 years. I tutor elementary, middle school, high school, collegiate and adult students.

I received my bachelor's degree in economics/finance from the University of Colorado, and I was in the honor's program and a teaching assistant while there.

While mathematics, life sciences, history, English/literature, and SAT and ACT test preparation are my specialties, I have well-rounded knowledge in several subjects and topics. Other topics that I tutor include clarinet, music, theatre, swimming, psychology, sociology, economics, accounting, finance, resume and interview preparation skills, study skills, vocabulary, business, personal management and computers (general computers, Mac and MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). I also tutor elementary school subjects like reading, grammar, phonics and arithmetic.

I like to break things down into the smallest components and build them back up - it's the easiest and most fun way to learn. And I am eager and ready to help you gain confidence and knowledge so you become a master student and test taker. I also guarantee the student a minimum of a one grade increase if the student follows the tutor program.

I have a very flexible schedule and will work around your schedule to accommodate you.

Please note I have a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you need to cancel in less than 24 hours, I am willing to give you a credit to be used for a makeup session if scheduled within 3 days.

I look forward to working with you.

Cheers!

Susyn

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Susyn’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, College Counseling, Economics, Finance, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, QuickBooks
Art:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Music:
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Science:
ACT Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Bible Studies

I have significant knowledge in multiple religions including: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Mormon. I also have significant knowledge of the Christian Bible, not only through taking a lot of coursework in the subject, but also having taught Bible studies to elementary, and junior and senior high students.

Thank you for your time.


Susyn

Clarinet

I have been playing the clarinet since high school and college, I have tutored students and would welcome the opportunity to tutor again. I love music and the joy it brings to people.

College Counseling

College counseling usually involves college selection, college application preparation (including essay development) and financial aid application preparation. As a private tutor, I have helped students determine a secondary education path, helped them research schools and appropriate college fairs and other local events to attend that their schools of interest will be at, helped them produce a target school list, helped in college and financial aid application preparation, and helped create and edit their essays for their applications. I love doing this work because to see the excitement in my students' eyes to move forward with their college plans and get into the college of their dreams makes my day!

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been tutoring K-6th grade students for over 20 years in the areas of arithmetic, reading, reading comprehension, vocabulary, phonics, science, puncuation and grammar. I would like to help elementary school students with these fundamentals to help prepare them for their continuing education.

Macintosh

I have been working on Macintosh products since the very first Macintosh (1984). That includes Mail, Macintosh's own suite of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs, calendar, and many other Macintosh-specific programs and utilities. I have also tutored students on Macintosh, whether it has been for home or business use. I look forward to working with you to help you become a Mac Pro.

Marketing

I am a Marketing consultant and prior to that, I was a Marketing Director and Marketing Manager in several corporations.

My strengths include: developing marketing and product strategy, brand development, copywriting, designing and implementing lead generation programs, internet marketing, PR, advertising, etc.

I would love to help tutor you in the nuances of Marketing. It is fun and you will learn a lot.

Public Speaking

I have been in Sales and Marketing for more than 15 years, and during that time, I made presentations where I had to speak in front of different types of organizations, and to small and large groups at regional and national conferences. I have accumulated quite a number of tips on how to be a successful public speaker. I also have trained others on how to be successful public speakers. Today, I continue to speak and present at business, nonprofit, marketing and education events. I would love to work with students to help them to improve their public speaking skills so they become more successful at public speaking.

Reading

I enjoy reading. I have been very fortunate to help elementary, junior high, high school, college and adult students with reading, pronunciation, vocabulary, and reading comprehension and make their reading experiences more enjoyable.

I look forward to helping you improve your reading skills.

Study Skills

I have been a tutor for over 20 years and have been working with students (elementary through adults) on their study skills for years.

Having solid study skills comes down to organizing and prioritizing work. I am very strong in this area. And I help students make working on their study skills more like fun and less like work. I have some fun tricks that will help every student improve their study skills.

Theatre

I am a working stage and film actress and tutor. I currently tutor students in theatre. I would like to tutor Wyzant students in theatre as well.

Writing

I am a published writer, copywriter and proofreader. I love helping students with their writing assignments and to help them improve their writing skills. Because I have tutored students for a long time, I have found ways to teach students while making learning fun.

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Education

University of Colorado, Boulder (Economics)

Cool as a cucumber :) Super Susyn took all the anxiety out of math for my daughter, both in her attitude and in her approach to each problem. Solved! ...

— Angel from Malibu, CA on 9/9/11);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Susyn will travel within 30 miles of Palo Alto, CA 94301.

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