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Currently, I am a EdD International Educational Development student at Teacher's College Columbia University. Previously, I was Harvard Graduate Student doing work with a focus on education.
I have experience as a high school math teaching having taught Statistics, Geometry, Remedial Math, SAT math prep, and Algebra II, and I love math! If you don't think you like math now, you will change your mind once you work with me. With over 50 hours of experience tutoring math, I am ready to work with you. I triple majored at the University of Texas in International Business (a prestigious Business Honors Program), Spanish and aced all of my math classes (through Calculus 2).
As a tutor, I will work with you on your specific needs and bring supplementary materials that will help you achieve your goals. Because I am a teacher, I can use my experience to find the root cause for a mathematical misunderstanding and work with you to build a base that will make math a subject in which you are confident.
I am currently a Harvard graduate student and have had a great amount of experience applying for undergraduate skills, preparing for the SAT, applying for scholarships, preparing resumes and getting ready for college interviews. Prior to being a graduate student, I was a High School Math teacher, and one of my subjects was an SAT Math class offered at our school. During this class, I worked with students to get ready for the SAT and mentored students working on their college applications. I have also done this with students I have worked with via private tutoring one-on-one.
When I applied for undergraduate, 6.5 years ago, I also applied for over thirty outside scholarships and won approximately $35,000 to put toward school. I have experience with applying to scholarships outside of the ones offered by the university. Most students do not even take a look at these, and I have the experience to guide them through this process.
I would love to work with you as you prepare for your college career!
Having been a high school teacher (with experience teaching all four grades), I know how challenging it can be to stay organized and learn to use your study time effectively. Luckily, there are a variety of tools and techniques to choose from that fit you! No one should have to fit into a mold and that means your study and organization skills shouldn't have to either. There is no magic secret that works for everyone; you should never feel like a failure just because you can't seem to master what your teachers tell you is "correct" or what seems to work for other students.
I would love to work with you to get your study skills sharpened so you can have the confidence to succeed!
University of Texas, Austin (International Business and Spanish)
Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University (Master's)
Teachers College, Columbia University (EdD)
"Wonderful tutor, great motivator" — From the very first session Marlana was encouraging which took a weight off of me as I had found someone who could truly help me. This was a difficult subject and she eased my fears and helped me to focus on the job at hand; she taught me to review the complete problem and then dissect it in a logical order to cover all aspects of the problem using the right formula. She was able to guide me so th ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00
Marlana will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10031.
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