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Justina M.

SAT/ACT/MCAT Verbal Specialist, English, History

Montclair, NJ (07043)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$85.00
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Do you need a tutor that will not only cover the material but also encourage and inspire? I have an extensive background in working with students in many capacities, both academically as well as in dealing with stress and anxiety.

I am a former test prep teacher from the Princeton Review, as well as a certified yoga and meditation instructor that has worked with teenagers specifically. I have counseled many students in the college application process and have helped them get into top schools including: Harvard, Wellesley, George Washington, Villanova, Johns Hopkins and more. I specialize in Reading/Writing on standardized tests including: SAT/ACT, MCAT, GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, SSAT, ISEE. I'm also a helpful and experienced advisor on college applications and essays, and am available for general tutoring in English, Literature, US History, Philosophy, and Sociology.

I have excellent relationships with my students and those relationships have continued long after our work was finished. Excellent references upon request. If you need a special tutor, you're looking for me.

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Justina’s subjects

English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Ear Training, Music History, Music Theory, Sight Singing, Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Art:
Art History, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, GMAT, GRE, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Economics, English, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, College Counseling, GMAT, GRE, ISEE, MCAT, Praxis, PSAT, Regents, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Chess, Yoga
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, Economics, GMAT, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish

College Counseling

I've been teaching SAT/ACT prep. MCAT verbal, and GRE since 2006, first with the Princeton Review, then privately. Over the years I've worked with many students in crafting their essays and have their personalities shine through. The essay is the only part of the application where a student can express who they truly are outside of grades/scores/clubs. It's an imperative part of the process and can be the tipping point on an application. I have also completed the common app. for many students and have had students accepted by George Washington, American University, Syracuse, Welsley, Tufts, Loyola, Pace and others. I have also used the Naviance system and can help in all aspects of navigating the application process.

MCAT

I specialize in MCAT Verbal section only. I taught it for the Princeton Review at the University of Puerto Rico for 6 years. I can teach how to properly work the passages and evaluate your errors in order to get the maximum points on the verbal section. I have extensive experience in helping students come up with an individual strategy to get the most correct answers possible within their personal abilities.

Voice (Music)

I studied voice at the Boston Conservatory of Music in Boston Mass. I have performed extensively for years both live and recording and have appeared from Lincoln Center to Birdland. I have studied classical opera as well as pop/rock/jazz/blues. I specialize in Breathing techniques as well as song prep. for auditions. Please contact me for further information.

Yoga

I'm a 200 hour certified Kripalu Yoga teacher with a specialization in stress relief and meditation working with youth. I worked with teenagers in the Juvenile Detention Centers of the South Bronx in NYC through a program called the Lineage Project for many years. Please contact me for more information on how yoga can aid in the academic success of your child.

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Education

The Boston Conservatory of Music (Musical Theatre)

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Justina will travel within 5 miles of Montclair, NJ 07043.

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