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Nanette S.

Bay Shore, NY

$50/hr

Patient and understanding of student's academic challenges

Background check passed as of 12/28/12
Usually responds in about 3 hours

Patient and understanding of student's academic challenges

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It is a wise student who asks for help.

I returned to college as an adult and found navigating the college environment challenging; through persistence and dedication to learning, I graduated from my undergraduate institution summa cum laude, and with distinction from my graduate program. I have great compassion for students that struggle to master the academic process. As I was fortunate to have caring professors guide me, I made it my mission to do the same for others.

I began tutoring various topics in psychology as an undergraduate. After earning my graduate degree I became a professor and have experience teaching many courses in the psychology curriculum over the past ten years. I also continued tutoring students who had difficulty in their courses.

My favorite class is statistics for psychological research. While students typically begin a statistics class with a great deal of "math anxiety" they leave my class with a new found confidence in their ability to master the topic. I am patient with my students and rephrase concepts until they "get it." Having tutored statistics for the past 15 years, I have lots of experience in presenting difficult concepts in the most easy to understand language and provide many ways to approach relevant topics. By providing examples related to the real world, the subject makes more sense and becomes more relevant.

My area of expertise is industrial/organizational psychology. However, I have taught many different areas such as introduction to psychology, social psychology, experimental psychology, theories of learning, origins of human nature, etc.

I look forward to the opportunity to help you in any way I can.

Testimonials

"Best Tutor Ever"

- Samantha, Port Jefferson, NY on 7/5/14

"Wonderful & highly recommended!"

- Jennifer, Farmingdale, NY on 11/1/13

"I recommend her!"

- CHARLES, East Islip, NY on 7/19/13
Math:
Statistics
Science:
Psychology
Homeschool:
Statistics
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Psychology

I have been a college professor for the past 11 years teaching a variety of psychology classes. I have taught everything from intro to psychology through upper senior level classes. Courses include industrial/organizational psychology, social psychology, theories of learning, statistics for psychological research, origins of human nature, physiological psychology, and others. I have a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology.

Statistics

Statistics is sometimes difficult for students that have an aversion to math. Because of this aversion, it is common for students to avoid taking any type of math classes. I have been teaching and tutoring statistics for many years. I am very patient with students providing them with lots of practice for each type of calculation. I am confident that I can help others gain a greater understanding of concepts. In addition, I help students apply statistical concepts to solve real world problems.

Dowling College
Hofstra University
Master's

Education

Dowling College

Hofstra University (Master's)

Best Tutor Ever — I highly recommend Nanette S. I had her for statistics, which was very challenging to me. Her knowledge, teaching skills, patience and flexibility made all the difference in the world. She is also a charming person to be around which also helps. She is the best tutor I have ever had throughout my school career. ...

— Samantha, Port Jefferson, NY on 7/5/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nanette will travel within 20 miles of Bay Shore, NY 11706.


About Nanette

It is a wise student who asks for help.

I returned to college as an adult and found navigating the college environment challenging; through persistence and dedication to learning, I graduated from my undergraduate institution summa cum laude, and with distinction from my graduate program. I have great compassion for students that struggle to master the academic process. As I was fortunate to have caring professors guide me, I made it my mission to do the same for others.

I began tutoring various topics in psychology as an undergraduate. After earning my graduate degree I became a professor and have experience teaching many courses in the psychology curriculum over the past ten years. I also continued tutoring students who had difficulty in their courses.

My favorite class is statistics for psychological research. While students typically begin a statistics class with a great deal of "math anxiety" they leave my class with a new found confidence in their ability to master the topic. I am patient with my students and rephrase concepts until they "get it." Having tutored statistics for the past 15 years, I have lots of experience in presenting difficult concepts in the most easy to understand language and provide many ways to approach relevant topics. By providing examples related to the real world, the subject makes more sense and becomes more relevant.

My area of expertise is industrial/organizational psychology. However, I have taught many different areas such as introduction to psychology, social psychology, experimental psychology, theories of learning, origins of human nature, etc.

I look forward to the opportunity to help you in any way I can.

Testimonials

"Best Tutor Ever"

- Samantha, Port Jefferson, NY on 7/5/14

"Wonderful & highly recommended!"

- Jennifer, Farmingdale, NY on 11/1/13

"I recommend her!"

- CHARLES, East Islip, NY on 7/19/13
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Education

Dowling College
Hofstra University
Master's

Education

Dowling College

Hofstra University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Bay Shore, NY 11706

Nanette’s Subjects

Math:
Statistics
Science:
Psychology
Homeschool:
Statistics
Corporate Training:
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.


Background Check Status for Nanette S.

Nanette S. passed a background check on 12/28/12. The check was ordered by Nanette through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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