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Cynthia T.

Parent-Recommended Expert Math and Test Prep Tutor

Northville, MI (48168)

Travel radius
4 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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I began taking advanced-level math courses in middle school. My father became my math tutor. I remember crying during our "sessions" because his teaching "style" was not the least bit student-friendly!! That experience, together with actually having some caring and excellent high school teachers, led to my choice of math education as a career.

I majored in math education and minored in English education. I began tutoring while in college, and I haven't stopped teaching since! I tutored public, private and home-schooled students for 18 years in Arizona. Prior to that, I taught high school math in Texas.

I specialize in Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Algebra II Honors, Geometry, Geometry Honors, Trig/PreCalc., College Algebra, ACT, SAT and GRE Prep. My one-on-one instruction identifies your problem areas and helps you understand how to correct your techniques, always with the goal of making you confident in your abilities and less anxious about your future math requirements.

My tutoring sessions involve assessing the areas of deficiency that a student is facing in his current math assignments. We concentrate on all areas that are currently preventing success in the classroom, including both new topics and those that have not been mastered in past math courses or chapters. I am constantly being told by my students that I explain things in a way that makes sense to them even when their teacher can't.

My ACT, GRE, and other admission test preparation sessions involve practice, practice and more practice. My students practice actual test questions in my presence so that we can determine which topics need to be emphasized during our time together. One of my goals is to decrease the "fear factor" many students experience just walking into a test facility. My past students have gained confidence and have been admitted to private prep schools and public and private universities all over the United States.

Some examples of successes with past students:

I tutored a club soccer player who had a scholarship offer to a private California university but had not scored high enough on the SAT to receive it. After taking the Princeton Review and taking the test two times without succeeding, he began practicing for the test with me and made the score he needed to receive a full-ride to a very expensive school!

I worked with a college graduate in MI who had been offered a lucrative fellowship for her Masters program at a noted university in MI. She came to me with a lot of fear about the math portion of the GRE. We worked together on all her areas of weakness with only a month to prepare, and she gained the skills and confidence to take the test and make the necessary score on her first try!

A junior ACT student raised her math score from 24 to 28 after meeting for only 4 hours.

An 8th-grader qualified for Algebra 2 honors for his freshman year.

I am proud of former students who have gone to Ivy League colleges for both under-grad and graduate programs. I also have taught several students who are currently in medical school or have already become physicians.

My students make me proud, and I love what I do--helping a student in the early or later years of math requirements!

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Cynthia’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SSAT, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Business:
GRE
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Language:
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL

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Education

Sam Houston State Univ. (Mathematics)

Sam Houston State Univ. (Graduate Coursework)

Excellent Tutor Cynthia is nothing short of amazing. We have had three tutors and Cynthia is by far the best one we have ever had. She is not only patient and kind but very well versed in Algebra. In addition, Cynthia really knows how to teach the subject. She takes an active role with our daughter which allows our daughter to really comprehend and retain the material. I cannot recommend Cynthia highly enoug ...

— Tom from Farmington, MI on 8/21/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

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Cynthia will travel within 4 miles of Northville, MI 48168.

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