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Debra M.

Metuchen, NJ

$60/hr

HSPA, SAT, ACT, PARCC English/ Literature tutoring

Usually responds in about 3 hours

HSPA, SAT, ACT, PARCC English/ Literature tutoring

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I have taught English at the High School level for 16 years. I have specialized in assisting students in their Junior year with preparing for the HSPA, upcoming PARCC and the SAT, or ACT college entrance exams. I also assist students in writing effective college application essays,and scholarship application essays. Moreover, I can help students with the literature and writing that is required in their English class.

I have tutored many students who are presently attending college. I work with students in a comfortable atmosphere and individually use methods that are most effective for the individual learning style of the student.

Testimonials

"Very Knowledgeable and Highly Recommended"

- Peter , Edison, NJ on 12/6/14

"Very good preparation for taking the SAT."

- Jude, Scotch Plains, NJ on 11/11/13

"Very effective in improving grade!"

- Yong, Edison, NJ on 1/24/13
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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SAT Reading

I bring my own SAT/ACT material to the lessons and use strategies that have been successful for the students I have already tutored. I have taken courses with professionals that have scored AP English exams, who have in turn revealed many strategies and key points scorers look for in scoring the SAT Essay.

Long Island University
English
Marygrove University
Master's
Kean University
Other

Education

Long Island University (English)

Marygrove University (Master's)

Kean University (Other)

Very Knowledgeable and Highly Recommended — My son is a 10th grader and very good at math and science, but has difficulty in writing. Debra, with rich experience in high school teaching, understands curriculum very well. She assessed my son’s language ability in general and designed a plan to build up his writing through vocabulary, literature reading, and writing exercises. She is very nice and patient. It has been two months and my son sa ...

— Peter , Edison, NJ on 12/6/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Debra will travel within 5 miles of Metuchen, NJ 08840.


About Debra

I have taught English at the High School level for 16 years. I have specialized in assisting students in their Junior year with preparing for the HSPA, upcoming PARCC and the SAT, or ACT college entrance exams. I also assist students in writing effective college application essays,and scholarship application essays. Moreover, I can help students with the literature and writing that is required in their English class.

I have tutored many students who are presently attending college. I work with students in a comfortable atmosphere and individually use methods that are most effective for the individual learning style of the student.

Testimonials

"Very Knowledgeable and Highly Recommended"

- Peter , Edison, NJ on 12/6/14

"Very good preparation for taking the SAT."

- Jude, Scotch Plains, NJ on 11/11/13

"Very effective in improving grade!"

- Yong, Edison, NJ on 1/24/13
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Education

Long Island University
English
Marygrove University
Master's
Kean University
Other

Education

Long Island University (English)

Marygrove University (Master's)

Kean University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Metuchen, NJ 08840

Debra’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

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.


Background Check Status for Debra M.

Debra M. passed a background check on 3/2/14. The check was ordered by Debra through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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