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Alan W.
145/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Experienced Teacher Ready to Help You Achieve Academic Excellence

Hi! I'm enthusiastic about helping young people become outstanding students by assisting with writing skills and tutoring in math and physics. I'm most interested in improving reasoning and communication skills essential for academic success. I... read more

145/hour
5.0 (96)
146 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm enthusiastic about helping young people become outstanding students by assisting with writing skills and tutoring in math and physics. I'm most interested in improving reasoning and communication skills essential for academic success. I... read more

Jacqueline G.
105/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

French Tutor for Middle School, High School, College, and Adults

Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 160 French students and work with all of them to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of... read more

105/hour
5.0 (1509)
6,324 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 160 French students and work with all of them to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of... read more

Jonathan W.
120/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Engineering Ph.D. Math and Science Tutor

I graduated from Yale with a B.S. in biomedical engineering and am currently pursuing a Ph.D in bioengineering at Stanford. I love to teach Algebra, Calculus, Physics, MATLAB, Python, and SAT/ACT math and have over 3 years of experience doing so.... read more

120/hour
5.0 (48)
94 hours tutoring
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I graduated from Yale with a B.S. in biomedical engineering and am currently pursuing a Ph.D in bioengineering at Stanford. I love to teach Algebra, Calculus, Physics, MATLAB, Python, and SAT/ACT math and have over 3 years of experience doing so.... read more

Daniel W.
80/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

Mechatronics: Programming, Wiring and Mechanics

C, C++, Java, Racket, Scheme, Ruby, Bash, Scratch, Common Lisp, OCaml, Clojure, ClojureScript, Prolog, Guile, Matlab, Python, pandas, Snap!, Haskell, MIPS assembly I have been tutoring since grade school, for a total of over 20 years. During... read more

80/hour
5.0 (637)
1,665 hours tutoring
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C, C++, Java, Racket, Scheme, Ruby, Bash, Scratch, Common Lisp, OCaml, Clojure, ClojureScript, Prolog, Guile, Matlab, Python, pandas, Snap!, Haskell, MIPS assembly I have been tutoring since grade school, for a total of over 20 years. During... read more

Tanya D.
80/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Experienced Math, Computer Science, and Chemistry Tutor

I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Michigan. I was the bronze medal winner in the Michigan Math Competition. I was a successful Sr. Software Engineer with 19... read more

80/hour
4.9 (189)
889 hours tutoring
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I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Michigan. I was the bronze medal winner in the Michigan Math Competition. I was a successful Sr. Software Engineer with 19... read more

Raphael L.
139/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Harvard & Yale grad for math and science tutoring

Are you struggling in a difficult course and need some guidance? I typically work with high school and college students primarily in math, physics, chemistry, and statistics. I have a BS in math and physics from Yale and a PhD in statistical... read more

139/hour
5.0 (1418)
4,520 hours tutoring
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Are you struggling in a difficult course and need some guidance? I typically work with high school and college students primarily in math, physics, chemistry, and statistics. I have a BS in math and physics from Yale and a PhD in statistical... read more

Leon B.
180/hour

Palo Alto, CA

I'm *NOT* your TYPICAL TUTOR | Internationally Renowned

You're busy but you're also looking for the perfect tutor so here's all you really need to know about me: 1) I've been teaching and tutoring since I was 16 years old 2) I went to Stanford University and I love academics 3) I'm an international DJ... read more

180/hour
5.0 (15)
42 hours tutoring
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You're busy but you're also looking for the perfect tutor so here's all you really need to know about me: 1) I've been teaching and tutoring since I was 16 years old 2) I went to Stanford University and I love academics 3) I'm an international DJ... read more

Richard S.
45/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

West Point Computer Science Graduate Specializing in Python

Hi there! My name is Richard, and I am a graduate of West Point with a degree in Computer Science. I currently work full-time with the Department of Defense in the Cyber branch and love my job! I am a huge advocate for the pursuit of education and... read more

45/hour
5.0 (17)
41 hours tutoring
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Hi there! My name is Richard, and I am a graduate of West Point with a degree in Computer Science. I currently work full-time with the Department of Defense in the Cyber branch and love my job! I am a huge advocate for the pursuit of education and... read more

Andrew G.
500/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

Software Engineering, Data Science, and Actuarial Science Tutoring

As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... read more

500/hour
4.9 (372)
1,251 hours tutoring
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As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... read more

Kevin N.
150/hour

Palo Alto, CA

(UPenn Grad) Professional Full-Time Tutor and College Counselor

Hi! My name's Kevin, and I want to help you get into the school of your dreams! I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Psychology and Computer Science and have been tutoring for over 10 years, during which time I've worked... read more

150/hour
5.0 (287)
877 hours tutoring
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Hi! My name's Kevin, and I want to help you get into the school of your dreams! I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Psychology and Computer Science and have been tutoring for over 10 years, during which time I've worked... read more

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I am currently working as a Substitute teacher in Ann Arbor Public schools in Ann Arbor, MI. I tutor students from grades K-12.I have a Master's degree in Engineering and have worked as a Software Developer for 10 years. I took some time off of work to attend to the needs of my growing children. Over the years, I have developed a passion for Math helping my children all through their school years. Since the past 4 years, I have been substituting in Ann Arbor Public schools for Pre-Algebra and other subjects as needed.While working my students, my goal is to understand their weaknesses and help them overcome these so that they can move on to the next level with confidence.
Rino S.
I provide practical ear training for classical, pop, and jazz performance. I completed coursework at U of A degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston. I have 38 years of teaching experience. I perform by sight and by ear professionally for over 40 years. I have coursework in college and continuing education.
Ronald H.
I have studied Chinese for 7 years, and have amassed a wide array of knowledge of the Chinese language. I have worked with exchange students, Chinese principals from Shanghai, and international students at Gettysburg College, my school. I have tutored many of my friends through class in Chinese, and have helped them to succeed, through explanation and examples. I also put heavy emphasis on speaking the language, as it is most critical to fluency. I love to spread the Chinese language to others, and feel my knowledge would help those wanting to learn the language.
Luke G.
My Praxis I scores are in the top quartile for each subject test, and a near-perfect score on the Mathematics sub-test. I also have Praxis II scores, with > 90th percentile for each sub-test. I have a perfect score in the English Literature and Language Content Knowledge test.
Evan C.
I have more than 20 years experience, both as a middle school and high school teacher and as a tutor working with students to improve their study skills, including helping with organization, methods, and on-line resources. Please see my profile for further information.
Shannon D.
Autism runs a spectrum. I have had many years experience with students at either end of the spectrum and everywhere in between. Knowing the student, assessing the individual needs, and implementing an appropriate program and tutoring sessions comes quite naturally to me. Life skills and appropriate socialization skills are often more important than any subject content.
Donna T.
I have a BA degree is Business Management( Project Management) and two MBA degrees in Business Management; the first in Project Management and the other in Operations Management. I am currently an Adjunct Faculty Instructor of MBA students who teaches Statistical Analysis. My GPA in my BA program was a 3.96 of 4.0 and in my MBA Programs my GPA was a 3.90 of 4.0.
Stephanie A.
Education and Certification:I have a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from The College of Saint Rose and a Master of Science in Early Childhood, Nursery and Grades 1-6 from The College of Saint Rose. I hold Permanent Public School Teacher Certification with the University of the State of New York Education Department Effective 09/01/96. My Certification areas are as follows: Special Education, Nursery, Kindergarten & Grades 1-6 and I have over 20 years of highly effective service as a teacher.
Elicia S.
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Jack M.
I am a Columbia University graduate and I currently work as a freelance writer and editor. I have experience working with students to help develop an enjoyment for reading. I do this by working to improve their skills while utilizing their individual interests to develop lesson plans and choose pieces to read during sessions.
Chloe L.

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