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Carl W.

Experienced Tutor: SAT Reading, Math, Writing and Much More

Manassas, VA (20110)

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Carl's Tutoring Subjects

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Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL
General Computer more »
Grammar more »
HTML more »
Microsoft Excel more »
Microsoft Word more »
Proofreading more »
Test Preparation:
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Reading
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ASVAB
GED more »
GRE
ISEE
Praxis more »
PSAT more »
SAT Math more »
SAT Reading more »
SAT Writing more »
SSAT
TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1 more »
English more »
ESL/ESOL
Geometry more »
Prealgebra more »
Reading more »
SAT Math more »
SAT Reading more »
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Business:
GRE
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Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word more »
Art:
Photography more »
Video Production
Elementary Education:
Grammar more »
Reading more »
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary more »
Language:
ESL/ESOL
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science
Computer:
DOS
Dreamweaver
General Computer more »
HTML more »
Microsoft Access more »
Microsoft Excel more »
Microsoft Outlook more »
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Windows more »
Microsoft Word more »
Photography more »
Video Production
Math:
ACT Math
Algebra 1 more »
Geometry more »
Prealgebra more »
Probability
SAT Math more »
English:
ACT English
ACT Reading
English more »
ESL/ESOL
Grammar more »
Proofreading more »
Reading more »
SAT Reading more »
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Algebra 1

Algebra I is one of the first conceptual math classes students encounter. Getting through this with a good grade is crucial for learning higher math. In addition, algebra has lots of hidden gems for real life.

English

More than ten years of experience as a professional writer and editor have given me the tools to see language and literature in their proper light.

GED

I taught GED classes for two years and had many successful students. Give yourself the best chance at success with tutoring before you attempt the exam.

General Computer

Knowing how to use a computer is critical in today's technology-driven world. I have taught a number of computer skills classes over the years and helped lots of people jump the barrier that technology knowledge presents.

Geometry

Geometry is more than just a set of rules. It is a basic and practical introduction to the study of logic. It is a tricky subject, but don't let that discourage you. Get the help you need to master this important discipline.

Grammar

Good grammar can mean the difference between effective and ineffective communication. My experience with grammar comes from having studied English and having worked as a writer and editor for a long time. That makes me a professional grammarian.

HTML

HTML is the language used to make most web pages. Although many CMS platforms exist to make websites easier to create and manage, most of them do not quite do everything you want, or perhaps do not format things quite perfectly for your application. Knowing HTML can help you better format and create web pages, and help you navigate the complicated code so you can see how a web page works.

Microsoft Access

I have made a number of Access databases for clients and employers over the years and worked to integrate these into existing systems and other Microsoft applications.

Microsoft Excel

Excel is a basic and indispensable tool for business applications and many other purposes. It looks like a simple spreadsheet but its many functions, along with the ability to reference various sheets and cells, create equations, and sort data, make it a powerhouse of a tool.

Microsoft Outlook

My experience with Outlook goes back to the late 1990s. Outlook can be used for email management but also has an integrated calendar, to-do list, and contact list. users can drag and drop items from one spot to another, creating to-do items or calendar entries from emails, for example.

Microsoft Windows

I have been using Windows since version 3.0, nearly 20 years ago. I have configured it and modified it numerous times in my years building custom computers for clients.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a good word processor, but can be much more than that. It is a sophisticated tool that can help you accomplish many tasks in the office or at home. Mastering the various options in Word can help you become a true Word master. Unlock the functions hidden in this tool and be more efficient with your work.

Photography

I have been a professional photographer for about ten years. I have studio equipment and have taught photography as a craft many times.

Praxis

I took the Praxis 1 tests recently and got these scores: Math - 181, Reading - 183, and Writing - 181.

Prealgebra

Prealgebra gives you the foundation of your higher math pursuits. It take the basic arithmetic you have been studying and turns it sideways to introduce new concepts you may not have thought about before. Don't let this subject get the best of you. Get the help you need to succeed.

Proofreading

Proofreading is the cornerstone to effective copy editing. Being able to ensure your manuscript is correct is the most basic level of editing and a very important step. Learn not only how to make corrections, but also how to annotate the manuscript with the proper proofreader's marks.

PSAT

The PSAT is the gateway to the college preparation and admissions test world. Even though this test is seen by many as a practice SAT, it can be a stressful but important step to take for a student. Be prepared for this test and get the best possible score. Getting a leg up on the competition by starting test preparation early will ensure the best possible chance for an advantage when it comes time to apply to colleges.

Reading

Reading skills are important so you can effectively communicate with the rest of the world. Learning to read critically is important so you can pick out nuances from written pieces and fully understand what the write is trying to say.

SAT Math

Any high school student can tell you that SAT math is pretty difficult. However, much of what students struggle with is how tricky the test is, in addition to the math content itself. Knowing both how to solve the problem quickly and to see the hidden tricks is the combination students need to do well on this tough exam.

SAT Reading

The reading portion of the SAT is tough but there are many tricks a student can use to succeed and get to his or her target score. Don't be beaten down by this test. Success is closer than you think!

SAT Writing

The writing portion of the SAT is tough but there are many tricks a student can use to succeed and get to his or her target score. The essay is particularly problematic for most students and requires a simple strategy most English teachers do not teach. Don't be beaten down by this test. Success is closer than you think!

Study Skills

I have worked in the past with a number of students who simply needed help getting organized in their studies and figuring out how to structure and manage their time. A little work and structure with organization can make a world of difference when it comes to staying on top of everything and getting the grades you need.

Vocabulary

More than ten years of experience as a professional writer and editor have given me the tools to see language and literature in their proper light.

Writing

Writing is an important skill to master so you can effectively communicate with the rest of the world. Master the use of language and see opportunities open up to you! Whether you need help with technical writing, business writing, report writing, or general writing for school, I can help you with what you need.

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