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Brent H.

Sterling, VA

$55/hr

Algebra and SAT Prep Expert, Multi-Subject Tutor in Loudoun/N. Fairfax

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Algebra and SAT Prep Expert, Multi-Subject Tutor in Loudoun/N. Fairfax

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I have been a public policy adviser for nearly 20 years, requiring knowledge of quantitative analysis and an understanding of how the levers of government operate. I took algebra beginning in 5th grade and scored an 800 on the math section of my SAT (and 790 on the similar section of the GRE). I especially love algebra, as it provides a solid foundation for important aspects of business and life for years to come.

Additionally, I won writing awards at my college for political science term papers and have subsequently advised governors, legislators and other senior officials on making wise policy decisions. I recently served as budget director in one of America's largest and most fiscally distressed cities, so I understand how to achieve success under pressure.

I have a passion for helping students enjoy learning about the subjects I teach, and I look forward to sharing this passion with your family.

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor- knowledgeable in all subjects! "

- Asima, Ashburn, VA on 11/10/14

"Very Very Patient Tutor"

- Debbie, Burke, VA on 8/28/12

"Recommend him most highly!"

- Martha, Fairfax, VA on 5/8/12

"Wish I found him sooner!"

- Laura, Fredericksburg, VA on 9/29/11
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Economics, Grammar, Proofreading, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Gustavus Adolphus College
The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Master's

Education

Gustavus Adolphus College

The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Master's)

Wonderful tutor- knowledgeable in all subjects! — Brent H. is a wonderful tutor with great knowledge in all subjects. I would describe him as very eloquent, patient, and supportive with helping my son with his SAT preparation. He is punctual and respectful. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an ACT/SAT tutor. ...

— Asima, Ashburn, VA on 11/10/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brent will travel within 25 miles of Sterling, VA 20166.


About Brent

I have been a public policy adviser for nearly 20 years, requiring knowledge of quantitative analysis and an understanding of how the levers of government operate. I took algebra beginning in 5th grade and scored an 800 on the math section of my SAT (and 790 on the similar section of the GRE). I especially love algebra, as it provides a solid foundation for important aspects of business and life for years to come.

Additionally, I won writing awards at my college for political science term papers and have subsequently advised governors, legislators and other senior officials on making wise policy decisions. I recently served as budget director in one of America's largest and most fiscally distressed cities, so I understand how to achieve success under pressure.

I have a passion for helping students enjoy learning about the subjects I teach, and I look forward to sharing this passion with your family.

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor- knowledgeable in all subjects! "

- Asima, Ashburn, VA on 11/10/14

"Very Very Patient Tutor"

- Debbie, Burke, VA on 8/28/12

"Recommend him most highly!"

- Martha, Fairfax, VA on 5/8/12

"Wish I found him sooner!"

- Laura, Fredericksburg, VA on 9/29/11
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Education

Gustavus Adolphus College
The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Master's

Education

Gustavus Adolphus College

The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Sterling, VA 20166

Brent’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Economics, Grammar, Proofreading, 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 Brent H.

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