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Irv H.

Rome, GA

$40/hr

Experienced Tutor, BBA, MBA, CPA-SAT, Studying, and Test Taking Skills

Background check passed as of 5/15/13
Usually responds in about 3 hours

Experienced Tutor, BBA, MBA, CPA-SAT, Studying, and Test Taking Skills

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I am an experienced tutor in many subjects. I have a BBA and a MBA from the University of Georgia. I am also an active CPA with a license issued by the State of Georgia. For the past eight years, I have taught history, English, accounting, finance, and other subjects while living in France. Since returning to the United States, I have been a tutor for many students at the high school, college, and graduate school level. I will be happy to provide references. I also realize that every student learns differently, therefore, I adapt my teaching techniques to the student.

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Scott, Largo, FL on 7/2/13

"Different Method"

- Kaitlyn, Saint Petersburg, FL on 7/10/13

"Excellent Tutor. Thank you for giving me the confidence I need."

- Melanie, Largo, FL on 6/6/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Special Needs
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks,
Tax Preparation
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ASVAB, CFA, GED, GMAT, GRE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Economics, ESL/ESOL, Finance, General Computer, GMAT, Grammar, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADD/ADHD

I have had great success in teaching children and adults with ADD/ADHD. The key to my success is patience and the understanding that every ADD/ADHD student is different; therefore learns differently. Teaching/learning is slower and must be made fun to keep their interest. I fully understand the different techniques needed which is basically that the teacher must adapt to the learning style of the student.

Dyslexia

I have a son who is a classic dyslexic. I learned the methods to teach him to read and write. On average, I would say that it took him at least twice as long to learn anything academic. He graduated from Wofford College, eared an MBA at the University of South Carolina, and a law degree from the College of Charleston. Each dyslexic learns different, as we all do, requiring the tutor to experiment with different methods of teaching.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have four children. They were all home schooled at some point. They range from average to above average IQs. I believe there is always a method to explain anything to a student. It is simply finding the right method and making learning fun. All of my children scored above 675 on each part of the SAT. All went to major colleges and earned either a law degree or a master's degree. I am very confident in my teaching skills. Most importantly, I am very patient and know when a method is not working and when a student is "shutting-down."

QuickBooks

I have been using QuickBooks in my CPA practice teaching every employee how to use it. I am certified in the course by a CPA governing body.

I can provide a copy of the QuickBooks course completion for my CPA certificate for continuing education.

Study Skills

This is a subject that I have studied for more than 30 years. I have investigated or read most every article written on the subject. I currently have a med student for the sole purpose of helping him be effective with his study time. Every student learns differently, therefore, the study plans I develop are different for each student. Some of the items I take into consideration are: a study schedule, music or no music, eliminate distractions, follow a routine, reading in bed, the complexity of the material, the use of flashcards, underlining, note taking, when to stop studying as efficiency decreases, exercise, sleep, diet, to cram or not and how to do it. My list goes on and on. I also teach how to study for a particular test or professor. I have concluded that about 70% of time my students call study is really wasted time. Study efficiently means learning the material more rapidly giving you more time for fun. Also, how to completely eliminate test anxiety.

Tax Preparation

I am a Certified Public Accountant with an IRS PTIN, a number required for a professional to prepare returns. I have taught professional continuing education courses to tax professionals. I have prepared at least 2,000 tax returns. I currently hold IRS certificates in all areas of individual taxation, a requirement to be part of the IRS's Tax-Aide program.

Irv’s Resources

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I will teach you how to score high on the SAT. I teach students on five levels depending on their past SAT test ora practice test. Level 1 is designed to score at least a 500 and level 5 is to score above 700. The SAT or ACT is the only method a university has to measure your expected performance. Excellent grades are very helpful, but a 2.0 at one school may be a 3.5 at another. Universities... read more

University of Georgia
University of Georgia
MBA

Education

University of Georgia

University of Georgia (MBA)

Great Tutor — My confidence is totally boosted. I can do this thanks to Irv. I was referred to Irv by a friend who told me what a great tutor he was, and he IS. I apparently didn't really know how to study, and he realized this very quickly. He showed me how to take concepts and apply them to problems which made them very easy to understand. He is really laid back and we work well as a team. I now feel confide ...

— Scott, Largo, FL on 7/2/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I prefer to teach in two hour segments. Less wasted time in traveling and in the lesson itself.

Travel policy

Irv will travel within 20 miles of Rome, GA 30165.


About Irv

I am an experienced tutor in many subjects. I have a BBA and a MBA from the University of Georgia. I am also an active CPA with a license issued by the State of Georgia. For the past eight years, I have taught history, English, accounting, finance, and other subjects while living in France. Since returning to the United States, I have been a tutor for many students at the high school, college, and graduate school level. I will be happy to provide references. I also realize that every student learns differently, therefore, I adapt my teaching techniques to the student.

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Scott, Largo, FL on 7/2/13

"Different Method"

- Kaitlyn, Saint Petersburg, FL on 7/10/13

"Excellent Tutor. Thank you for giving me the confidence I need."

- Melanie, Largo, FL on 6/6/13

Education

University of Georgia
University of Georgia
MBA

Education

University of Georgia

University of Georgia (MBA)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required

I prefer to teach in two hour segments. Less wasted time in traveling and in the lesson itself.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Rome, GA 30165

Irv’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Special Needs
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks,
Tax Preparation
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ASVAB, CFA, GED, GMAT, GRE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Economics, ESL/ESOL, Finance, General Computer, GMAT, Grammar, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Irv’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Irv. View all of Irv’s resources

I will teach you how to score high on the SAT. I teach students on five levels depending on their past SAT test ora practice test. Level 1 is designed to score at least a 500 and level 5 is to score above 700. The SAT or ACT is the only method a university has to measure your expected performance. Excellent grades are very helpful, but a 2.0 at one school may be a 3.5 at another. Universities... read more


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