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Laila K.

Tutoring Available - 63 Subjects:K-12, Undergrad and Grad

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I truly do believe that education is a vehicle to pursue success. I enjoy teaching and facilitating the learning process. There is something amazing that happens when you watch a student learn and achieve understanding and in turn reach a higher grade or pursue further education. I am young, well educated in a variety of subjects. I do research on topics prior to meeting with students and I have both online, one-on-one and group tutoring/ teaching experience. I make teaching an understanding not just -'you need to learn this because you have to'. I try my best to find how you can best learn and apply those methods that suit you. Everyone is different and deserves to learn the way that they can achieve the most out of and to excel.

I like to think of myself as well rounded and having worn many different hats to teach myself to become as versatile and knowledgeable in as many areas as I could. This I have practiced in my professional career as a brand specialist and as a tutor. I have pursued an extensive degree in undergrad, 2 masters and several certifications as well as a 20 year history as a tutor.

"People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone." Audrey Hepburn.

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Laila’s subjects

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Psychology
Computer Programming, Computer Science, HTML, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SQL, Visual Basic
Classics, European History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Art History, Drawing, Film, Painting, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Special Needs
Business, Career Development, Economics, GMAT, GRE, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Career Development, CBEST, College Counseling, COOP/HSPT, GED, GMAT, GRE, ISEE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Cooking, Needlework, Sewing
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, College Counseling, Economics, ESL/ESOL, French, GMAT, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, SQL, Statistics

ACT Math

I have extensive experience in tutoring and teaching the different sections in ACT including math, English, reading, and science. I also tutor test strategies, vocab, root words, foundation math and short as well as long term test taking plans.

Algebra 1

I have tutored algebra 1 for 15 years including TA for head of algebra dept. at university. I have tutoring, classroom and TA experience.

Algebra 2

I have over 15 years of tutoring and teaching algebra 2. I make custom notes and use various methods to ensure that the student understands the material, as well as be able to answer questions of various styles and degree of difficulty.


I have a double MBA in Marketing and Management.

College Counseling

I have extensive experience in college counseling. I have worked in admissions both at undergrad and grad. I currently work with several students applying to multiple schools including private and state. At LMU, I held many offices including President of Housing for my dorm, President of International Org, President of Pledge Class for Delta Zeta, I have several certifications and I completed degrees at LMU, AIU, and UCLA.


I have 5+ years experience in tutoring COOP/HSPT for all the different sections. I can also tutor in test prep and strategies. I can provide references.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked with many students from K-6th for over 10 yrs. This includes English through cartooning, French & English for pre-K, and everything a 6th grader should know. I have 10+ years tutoring K-12 and can help the students prepare at any age, in 63 subjects!

Elementary Math

I have 15 + years tutoring math, and additional experience as a TA, teaching, and working with students with learning difficulties.

Elementary Science

My very first tutoring TA experience was when I was 16 - to tutor 8th and 9th grade science class. I am an experienced tutor and teacher with 15+ years of experience in many subjects including science at K-12, AP, and college level.


I am very patient and work on different aspects of the English language. Speaking, writing, reading, mannerisms, idioms, and culture. I have 5+ years of experience in working with students from different countries and backgrounds looking to learn English for university, jobs, TOEFL and also to visit more English speaking countries.


I have 15+ years of tutoring math for high school and college courses. I am very familiar with the geometry curriculum used for private, parochial, and public schools in SF. I have notes prepared for the courses and design custom notes. I also have geometry resources on my kindle.


I have a B.A. with a concentration in marketing and an MBA in marketing. I specialize in branding but I have 10+ years working in experiential marketing, fashion and film marketing, games, digital advertising, social media, and apps.


I have over 10 years experience as a tutor, TA and teaching in prealgebra.

Public Speaking

In high school, I participated in the debate team, model UN, I spoke at assembly's and had principal roles in many plays. I created many presentations using different media.

At university, I held VP and President positions these required debates and public speaking. And of course, most classes required presentations and speaking.

I have written PR speeches, corporate and non-profit presentation speeches, and trained speakers.


Having been an avid reader from a very early age, I have never lost the passion for reading. Other then my own pleasure reading, I also read the books that students are so as to keep up with their assignments. I also tutor and teach SAT and ACT reading, STAR tests, ERB, SSAT, HSPT reading as well as general reading and comprehension.

SAT Math

I have 10+ years tutoring SAT math and language arts, as well as test prep and study strategies.

SAT Reading

I have tutored SAT, PSAT, SSAT students for over 10 years. In reading comprehension, writing and math. I work with vocabulary, root words, comprehension, reading and writing strategies.


I have 10 + years tutoring SSAT and SAT in all the different areas. I am patient and understanding and create custom lesson plans.

Study Skills

I have been a tutor and TA for over 15 years. I have an extensive undergrad degree and 2 masters as well as several certifications.

I received my certification as a tutor from LMU. I also took very specific courses in how to achieve the best results using different study methods and to improve your grades.


I have attended some of the top English Foundation Schools overseas and universities in the US. English is my first language and I have 5+ years' teaching and tutoring experience in ESL and TOEFL. I am patient and understanding and will create custom lessons.

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Loyola Marymount Univerisity (BBA)

AIU American Intercontinental University (MBA)

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (Other)

Excellent Tutor! Laila took the time to help our older daughter organize herself for school and is a veritable private detective in identifying the source of blocks that both my daughters have in approaching their work. We highly recommend her! ...

— Jon from San Francisco, CA on 8/29/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I do have a lower rate for multiple hour lessons and weekly tutoring.

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Laila will travel within 5 miles of San Francisco, CA 94115.

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