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Kazumasa U.
40/hour

San Diego, CA

Start Learning Japanese Today! All Levels Welcome!!!

I am a Japanese national and have been living in the United States since 2001. I currently live in San Diego, California. I graduated college in Japan and my major was education. My courses focused on international culture and the classes... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1858)
3,681 hours tutoring
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I am a Japanese national and have been living in the United States since 2001. I currently live in San Diego, California. I graduated college in Japan and my major was education. My courses focused on international culture and the classes... read more

Heidi J.
80/hour

Sherman Oaks, CA

Dynamic, Creative, Experienced Tutor: Reading, Writing, Math, Music!

A teacher and tutor for nearly 20 years, I specialize in hands-on, interactive, dynamic learning in English, writing, reading, and the performing arts. I'm experienced tutoring both creative and academic writing and am proud to have tutored... read more

80/hour
5.0 (681)
1,841 hours tutoring
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A teacher and tutor for nearly 20 years, I specialize in hands-on, interactive, dynamic learning in English, writing, reading, and the performing arts. I'm experienced tutoring both creative and academic writing and am proud to have tutored... read more

Sonya E.
100/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Exceptional Writing, Literature, and ACT/SAT/GRE Tutor

I've always loved learning. To me, teaching is an extension of that thirst for education. I started tutoring my fellow classmates in high school and never stopped seeking to help others learn. In graduate school, I taught writing and rhetoric... read more

100/hour
5.0 (490)
1,274 hours tutoring
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I've always loved learning. To me, teaching is an extension of that thirst for education. I started tutoring my fellow classmates in high school and never stopped seeking to help others learn. In graduate school, I taught writing and rhetoric... read more

Peter K.
215/hour

San Diego, CA

GMAT (790) and LSAT (179) Teacher For Over 25 Years

I've taught the GMAT and LSAT for over 25 years. My teaching experience is what sets me apart from other tutors. Nothing can substitute for the know-how that comes from years of working with all kinds of students on every part of the test.... read more

215/hour
4.9 (194)
2,533 hours tutoring
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I've taught the GMAT and LSAT for over 25 years. My teaching experience is what sets me apart from other tutors. Nothing can substitute for the know-how that comes from years of working with all kinds of students on every part of the test.... read more

JULES O.
50/hour

Santa Rosa, CA

Experienced French Teacher/Tutor for All ages and Any French Purpose

"Bonjour à tous!" My name is Jules. I am from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where I worked as a lawyer since 1994 and taught law since 2004 until when I have settled in the United States in 2007. I am married and have children. My... read more

50/hour
5.0 (816)
2,249 hours tutoring
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"Bonjour à tous!" My name is Jules. I am from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where I worked as a lawyer since 1994 and taught law since 2004 until when I have settled in the United States in 2007. I am married and have children. My... read more

Catherine L.
50/hour

Corona, CA

Experienced Native French Instructor

Bonjour ! My name is Catherine, I am from Paris, France, and I have been living in the US for 14 years. I always loved languages, and studied several of them (I have a Master's Degree in English, Spanish and a BA in Japanese). Learning languages... read more

50/hour
5.0 (2692)
5,878 hours tutoring
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Bonjour ! My name is Catherine, I am from Paris, France, and I have been living in the US for 14 years. I always loved languages, and studied several of them (I have a Master's Degree in English, Spanish and a BA in Japanese). Learning languages... read more

Raphael K.
63/hour

La Mirada, CA

BIG BRAIN : Chemical Engineer teaching - Chemistry, Math, and Physics.

The mind is a beautiful thing to enlighten. I believe anyone can learn a subject with proper instruction and enough dedication. I teach Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, PreCalculus, Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Chemistry General Laboratory and... read more

63/hour
5.0 (47)
189 hours tutoring
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The mind is a beautiful thing to enlighten. I believe anyone can learn a subject with proper instruction and enough dedication. I teach Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, PreCalculus, Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Chemistry General Laboratory and... read more

Luke R.
120/hour

San Diego, CA

Academic + Executive Function Skills From Duke Grad, Fulbright Scholar

I'm driven by a passion for helping my students become more capable of achieving their goals. I've enabled students to increase their focus on tough tasks, organize their thoughts and work more clearly, grasp complex concepts, and develop skills... read more

120/hour
5.0 (135)
418 hours tutoring
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I'm driven by a passion for helping my students become more capable of achieving their goals. I've enabled students to increase their focus on tough tasks, organize their thoughts and work more clearly, grasp complex concepts, and develop skills... read more

Priyanka G.
35/hour

San Jose, CA

CAD Softwares Expert

I have trained almost more than 1500+ students in my career for different types of softwares which is important for any student to learn on their respective Engineering fields like AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, SolidWorks, Catia,... read more

35/hour
4.8 (236)
1,375 hours tutoring
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I have trained almost more than 1500+ students in my career for different types of softwares which is important for any student to learn on their respective Engineering fields like AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, SolidWorks, Catia,... read more

Dave S.
100/hour

Hercules, CA

Award-Winning Math and Statistics Tutor

Hi, my name is Dave. I have tutored hundreds of students. Although many came to me afraid of math, most of them left with a well-earned sense of confidence and mastery. You will too. I promise that you will learn what you want to know. My... read more

100/hour
5.0 (1490)
3,892 hours tutoring
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Hi, my name is Dave. I have tutored hundreds of students. Although many came to me afraid of math, most of them left with a well-earned sense of confidence and mastery. You will too. I promise that you will learn what you want to know. My... read more

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