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Kenton M.
50/hour

Portland, OR

Philosophy, Reading, Writing Tutor for Advanced or Struggling Students

I'm deeply invested in teaching and learning. I have a degree in philosophy and I am preparing for graduate studies in the field, but I have had a very eclectic education. I was an advanced math student in high school, a neuroscience major for the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (184)
409 hours tutoring
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I'm deeply invested in teaching and learning. I have a degree in philosophy and I am preparing for graduate studies in the field, but I have had a very eclectic education. I was an advanced math student in high school, a neuroscience major for the... read more

Marisa S.
60/hour

Portland, OR

Bilingual Japanese/English Tutor

Hi, I'm Marisa! I was born and raised in Japan until the age of 13, after which I moved to Oregon. In Japan, I attended an international school, where I grew up speaking both languages. I spent a total of 19 years of my life in Japan and consider... read more

60/hour
5.0 (113)
448 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm Marisa! I was born and raised in Japan until the age of 13, after which I moved to Oregon. In Japan, I attended an international school, where I grew up speaking both languages. I spent a total of 19 years of my life in Japan and consider... read more

Benjamin C.
35/hour

Portland, OR

Passionate About Math!

I am Ben. I graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor’s in mathematics, and I have just begun post-graduate work in Data Analytics at University of Oregon. I have five years of tutoring experience and I have worked with all ages.... read more

35/hour
4.8 (70)
354 hours tutoring
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I am Ben. I graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor’s in mathematics, and I have just begun post-graduate work in Data Analytics at University of Oregon. I have five years of tutoring experience and I have worked with all ages.... read more

Denise A.
85/hour

Portland, OR

Tutoring for Your Success in Law School, Art History, and Writing

After graduating with honors from law school, I served as a successful lawyer and law partner at a leading global law firm; an executive managing counsel for a large federal agency; and an adjunct law professor/lecturer at top west coast law... read more

85/hour
5.0 (66)
140 hours tutoring
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After graduating with honors from law school, I served as a successful lawyer and law partner at a leading global law firm; an executive managing counsel for a large federal agency; and an adjunct law professor/lecturer at top west coast law... read more

Vaishnavi S.
110/hour

Portland, OR

Experienced Ph.D. tutor specializing in Chemistry and Calculus

Dr. Vaish is an experienced chemistry/calculus coach. She has over 7 years of experience working with students of all abilities and learning styles. She has a Ph.D. and a MS in environmental chemistry from OHSU and U.Del. respectively and a... read more

110/hour
5.0 (274)
778 hours tutoring
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Dr. Vaish is an experienced chemistry/calculus coach. She has over 7 years of experience working with students of all abilities and learning styles. She has a Ph.D. and a MS in environmental chemistry from OHSU and U.Del. respectively and a... read more

Anne C.
60/hour

Portland, OR

Experienced Math, SAT, ACT & GRE Tutor Now Available Worldwide

Do you need to catch up on schoolwork, improve grades, or prepare for a test? I am available for online tutoring sessions. I can provide a free 15 min demo of Wyzant's excellent virtual tutoring platform. (I do not travel to students' homes) My... read more

60/hour
4.9 (322)
1,565 hours tutoring
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Do you need to catch up on schoolwork, improve grades, or prepare for a test? I am available for online tutoring sessions. I can provide a free 15 min demo of Wyzant's excellent virtual tutoring platform. (I do not travel to students' homes) My... read more

Sid A.
100/hour

Portland, OR

Let me help you achieve your target score.

I tutored math, chemistry, and physics during my college career. I also taught chemistry labs for 2 years with 24 students per class. I was a TA for math, chemistry, and chemical engineering courses. I have a bachelor's in Chemistry and a... read more

100/hour
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I tutored math, chemistry, and physics during my college career. I also taught chemistry labs for 2 years with 24 students per class. I was a TA for math, chemistry, and chemical engineering courses. I have a bachelor's in Chemistry and a... read more

Chia S.
50/hour

Portland, OR

Help for your math needs!

I've had experience teaching and tutoring math as a grad student in math, and currently work as a math tutor at the community college. It's been very gratifying to take students who are struggling with math to the point where they are crying and... read more

50/hour
4.5 (11)
50 hours tutoring
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I've had experience teaching and tutoring math as a grad student in math, and currently work as a math tutor at the community college. It's been very gratifying to take students who are struggling with math to the point where they are crying and... read more

Jesse E.
40/hour

Portland, OR

Math and Science tutoring for all

Hi, I am a longtime university teacher and expert in math and the social sciences. I earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Cognitive Science at the University of California. I have taught university classes for four years and have privately... read more

40/hour
4.9 (100)
334 hours tutoring
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Hi, I am a longtime university teacher and expert in math and the social sciences. I earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Cognitive Science at the University of California. I have taught university classes for four years and have privately... read more

Heather C.
50/hour

Portland, OR

I see you, STEM kids in humanities courses

I received my Bachelor's degree in art history, graduating with a 3.93 GPA. I love academia and research so I continued in the same field, earning a Master's degree (3.90 GPA). As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to teach undergrads, and... read more

50/hour
4.9 (22)
166 hours tutoring
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I received my Bachelor's degree in art history, graduating with a 3.93 GPA. I love academia and research so I continued in the same field, earning a Master's degree (3.90 GPA). As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to teach undergrads, and... read more

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Jayden F.
I have been playing violin for almost 20 years. I am trained in Suzuki Method, Classical music, and Fiddle. I started playing violin when I was 10 years old. I excelled very quickly and was soon put into the advanced orchestra at my school. In middle school I became concert mistress of the orchestra, and in high school I played with a college orchestra. I always got into the Districts orchestra every year, and I attended summer music camps every summer of my childhood.In high school, I taught violin lessons to 15 students each week after school. I also taught a group class each weekend and I arranged music for the group to play at local nursing homes (to satisfy my community service requirement for graduation). I also prepared my students to play for recitals and auditions of their own.Though I didn't go to college for music, I did play in the regional professional symphony orchestra in the town I went to college. The strings program at my college was poor, so I auditioned for the professional orchestra and was the only student from my college to get in for 3 years. I started a string quartet group and was the student group leader for our rehearsals. I brought the group up to a level where we were asked to play for the President's Reception Speech on Parent's Weekend at the college.I still enjoy playing now, and I have been branching out to the local fiddle and Irish Seisun music scene. I started teaching again in 2008 and have been steadily growing my own studio of students.
Sharon K.
I am from China, and a native Chinese (fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese) speaker. I finished most education in China and continue my undergraduate/graduate in USA. I have taught my relatives in Mandarin and co-workers in Cantonese. I travel to China several times in a year. So besides the language, I can share the Chinese cultures.
Xiao Qing H.
I am currently certified to teach up to 9th grade math. I am an 8th grade math teacher who teaches pre-algebra, so I know what is expected from the students at this level. I am passionate about teaching students math skills that will allow them to be successful in the future.
Danielle L.
I have worked with Apple Macintosh computer systems for over 18 years. I began with the operating system 7.0, and have worked through each upgrade through OSX (10.10 so far). I learned graphic design on the Macintosh computer as an undergrad, and worked as a lab monitor providing content support for 6 years to graphic design students. When I was accepted into the graduate program for graphic design in 2000, I started teaching on Macs and continued for a total of 10 years. If you just bought your first Mac or just upgraded to a new operating system, I can help you learn how to navigate and optimize working with a Macintosh computer. Let me make you comfortable with your Mac.
Lark P.
I have a k-12 credential to teach for life from the state of California. I have taught for 37 years and I taught elementary subjects in math, reading and English most of those years.
Dan C.
I minored in music composition at JMU. I have written countless four part choral pieces, and a minuet. I studied improvisational performance jazz piano at JMU also. I am an active guitarist. I am a songwriter and a composer on the guitar. I have material available for viewing on youtube, as well.
LISA L.
I have played tennis on/off for more than 25 years. I played on Jr. High and High School tennis teams. I coached Jr. Varsity High School Tennis one season.
Cathleen A.
I use a variety of different activities to teach spelling in an enjoyable fashion. I've found that when a student finds the subject enjoyable, they learn faster!
Daren E.
I have my own production company and have a show currently on TV, channel 25, Book Case TV. I can do everything from conceptualization to editing.
Frederic C.

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