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University of Houston
I was employed for two years as tutor for a school district. I tutored high school students in all ranges of subjects, but my specialties include English (both Pre-AP/Honors, AP, and non-Honors), biology (Honors/Pre-AP and regular), chemistry (Honors/AP and regular), psychology (AP and regular), sociology, anatomy and physiology, and algebra I. I attended a top school in Texas and I am enrolled in college.
I prefer working with individual students, because I can accomplish more with the student. I get to know each student individually and use their personality preferences and interests to find relevant and interesting analogies and explanations to help them comprehend and reinforce difficult concepts.
I approach students with kindness, patience, and understanding. I break information down into the simplest terms possible and give them helpful tips on how to remember and retain information. Sometimes, the simplest ideas and tips need to be emphasized! I have an optimistic and determined attitude at all times in every aspect of my life, including helping students. I was employed for two years as tutor for a school district. I tutored high school students in all ranges of subjects, but my specialties include English (both Pre-AP/Honors, AP, and non-Honors), biology (Honors/Pre-AP and regular),… Read more
Leah is a very great tutor. She is patient and fun to work with. She is very accomodating during times games interferes with lesson time. My kid's grades were constant A in honors class. Fantastic experience and result
Leah is a quick thinker and is able to dive into whatever subject is needed. She explains things so it is easy to understand.
We are working with Leah for the second time. Her wonderful job the first time helped land my son in the top 10% of his civil service exam. Marvelous job!
I highly recommend this tutor if you need help with biology. She is a great tutor and knows the material very well. She is always on time and is very helpful.
Leah was organized and knowledgeable. She helped my daughter understand the concepts better and helped prepare her for her test. She also sent her additional materials to help her study, which was very thoughtful. We will be calling Leah again in the future.
Leah just started working with my 12 year old and 14 year old and I'm very impressed with her organization of materials to help kids understand new subjects. Extra worksheets in the areas covered were provided after lessons to help reinforce the material. Fantastic!
I can't say enough good things about Leah. I have struggled with math my entire life. I got to the point where I convinced myself I would never pass math, but being in college I had to take math and pass it. I took two math classes this summer and passed them both, not even at the bare minimum. The first, college algebra was passed with a 97 and the second, finite math was passed with an 82. I would never have been able to do it without Leah's help; she's amazing. I worked with her every week this summer, and she explained everything thoroughly and put things into terms that I could understand. 3 months ago I would have never thought I would get through these math classes, but Leah is a godsend. I recommend her 1000%!
I contacted Leah for help in college biology, and I was blown away by how knowledgeable she is. Moreover, she has a gift for being able to explain and break things down. I found her more helpful than professors and teachers I have had in the past. If I ever need tutoring again, I will contact her. She is patient and has many methods for explaining different concepts. She even took the time to make me notes to review and recommended readings. I am very delighted with my experience.
One year ago, I had her to help me in general chemistry. She makes everything simple. As you know, some questions on the exam looks away harder than they really are, so she was restating the questions in a simple way. Plus, she showed me the area I need to master and the area I need to go through. I highly recommend her!
I was glad to help you, Mashal! I really appreciate your feedback and comment! I hope you're doing well!
She is very helpful and well prepared. She is able to answer questions to the assignment when needed. I would definitely recommend Leah to anybody.
Thank you for your feedback, Amanda! It was a pleasure helping with you Nutrition! I hope your classes are going well.
Great with my kids and the results are awesome! Kids love her. I have reference her to my other friends and they are using her on a regular basis. And her daughter loves her also. What ever subject you need she is ready and prepared when she arrives.
She impressed me a lot by her good skills. Although she has no past experience in teaching public speaking, she's got good training before. She has a nice course structure and finds multiple teaching method to help you improve at multiple levels. I like her personality and really enjoyed her class.
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I have tutored high school students in Algebra 1 for four years! I earned A's in Algebra 1 in high school and consistently helped my friends obtain A's on tests by helping explain concepts to them. I believe Algebra 1 is the best math subject I can tutor, since I believe I have mastered it fully through both my experience as a tutor and my rigorous coursework during high school.
I have extensive knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology. Anatomy and Physiology is an enthralling subject for me- I loved helping my fellow classmates in high school when I took Anatomy and Physiology my senior year. In college, I made an "A" in Anatomy and Physiology II and I also made a 100% on the Anatomy and Physiology portion of my Pre-Nursing Entrance Exam (HESI).
During high school when I first took Biology, I absolutely adored the class and learning everything about the biological world around me. My classmates often sought my help because of my thorough understanding of the material and I was glad to help them. I finished the class with a high "A". When I entered college and took General Biology, I enjoyed learning even more about the subject. I finished my General Biology I class also with an "A". I have such a passion for Biology- I understand it in detail and I love learning new things about it every single day. I teach many students in Biology and I enjoy drawing diagrams, giving lots of examples, and having a little fun while I'm teaching it to them.
Chemistry is another fascinating subject to me and I have always enjoyed the Chemistry courses I have taken in high school and college. I thoroughly enjoy tutoring my students all levels of chemistry from elementary school science to General Chemistry I.
I took Pre-AP English I and II from a top Fort Bend school and made A's in English for all four years of high school English. Throughout those four years, especially my junior and senior year, I helped many of my classmates during the research and writing process. I've also taken English in college and made A's. At my professional job at F.B.I.S.D., I tutor in all four levels of English, including Pre-AP and AP English. I love to edit, revise, and review papers constructively to improve grammar, vocabulary, flow, organization, and structure. This is one of the subjects I love to tutor in because it's exciting and interesting to read the styles of each individual and to help them write and analyze a beautiful paper.
All through high school Biology, one of my favorite topics within the course discussed viruses and bacteria. I love studying about infections and diseases caused by microorganisms! When I took College Microbiology, I made an "A" in the course! It was one of my favorite courses in college.
I have 3 years of experience on an Academic Speech Team. I participated in Public Forum for one full year, Lincoln-Douglas Debate for one full year, Novice Extemporaneous Speaking for one full year, Oratory for one semester, Prose Interpretation for one semester, and Poetry Interpretation for all three years. In addition to competing in events such as those, I have also critiqued and watched fellow speech team members participate in the same events in addition to Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking, and Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking. Hearing advice given to speakers advanced my knowledge of how to participate in the events I competed in and also events my teammates competed in. I have placed in the top 3 at UIL Districts for Poetry Interpretation two times. I am an official member of the National Forensic League.
I have a thorough knowledge of the Cornell style of taking notes in order to perfect note-taking and study skills. At my job at a high school, I assisted students in learning classroom material, encouraged students to challenge themselves, helped students self-analyze, reflect upon, and improve study methods, and also provided tips for remembering difficult material. In addition to providing general tips for all students, I tailor study practices to fit a student's individual needs. I also use Costa's Levels of Questioning as part of the AVID organization. The Levels of Questioning help narrow the focus of study for students by asking analytical questions.
I took Pre-AP English I and II and made A's in English for all four years of high school English. Throughout those four years, especially my junior and senior year, I helped many of my classmates during the research and writing process. I've also taken English in college and made A's. At my professional job as a tutor at a high school, I tutored in all four levels of English, including Pre-AP and AP English. I love to edit, revise, and review papers constructively to improve grammar, vocabulary, flow, organization, and structure. This is one of the subjects I love to tutor in because it's exciting and interesting to read the styles of each individual and to help them write and analyze a beautiful paper.
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