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Lance B.
35/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Physics Graduate with Passion for Teaching

I am a recent physics graduate from Loyola Marymount University, graduating at the top of my class with a 3.96 GPA. I now intend to go to graduate school for astrophysics. I am extremely passionate about math and physics, and understanding the way... read more

35/hour
5.0 (12)
24 hours tutoring
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I am a recent physics graduate from Loyola Marymount University, graduating at the top of my class with a 3.96 GPA. I now intend to go to graduate school for astrophysics. I am extremely passionate about math and physics, and understanding the way... read more

Dan A.
175/hour

Santa Monica, CA

International Master of Chess and Experienced Coach

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, North American Junior Chess Champion, and am currently the #1 19-year-old on the west coast of the... read more

175/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring
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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, North American Junior Chess Champion, and am currently the #1 19-year-old on the west coast of the... read more

Chad T.
50/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Chad -- Latin, Greek tutor; essay/test help

First, my credentials: I have a BA, MA and PhD in Classical Studies. I have over ten years' worth of experience teaching Latin and Greek at the collegiate and middle school levels. I have also taught numerous Classics courses in translation, such... read more

50/hour
5.0 (53)
86 hours tutoring
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First, my credentials: I have a BA, MA and PhD in Classical Studies. I have over ten years' worth of experience teaching Latin and Greek at the collegiate and middle school levels. I have also taught numerous Classics courses in translation, such... read more

Andy C.
60/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Award-winning television writer, author, former teacher

Profiled in Who's Who in America, I am an award-winning television writer and performer, author, former Boston University graduate school teaching assistant, and Los Angeles private school English teacher. I welcome the opportunity to help... read more

60/hour
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Profiled in Who's Who in America, I am an award-winning television writer and performer, author, former Boston University graduate school teaching assistant, and Los Angeles private school English teacher. I welcome the opportunity to help... read more

Saman B.
160/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Enthusiastic Math, Economics & Standardized Testing Tutor

Hello everyone! My name is Saman, or Sam for short. My philosophy on tutoring is simple, I work hard behind the scenes to make my sessions as effective as possible for my students. Every student's learning curve, strengths, weaknesses and... read more

160/hour
5.0 (211)
538 hours tutoring
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Hello everyone! My name is Saman, or Sam for short. My philosophy on tutoring is simple, I work hard behind the scenes to make my sessions as effective as possible for my students. Every student's learning curve, strengths, weaknesses and... read more

Giovanni R.
160/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Ph.D. plasma physicist that you can ACTUALLY understand.

Unlike other tutors you have looked at, I will not bore you with the details of my high school GPA or what my SAT scores were 15 years ago. Those details are great if you are looking for someone smart to take an exam FOR you, but useless if you... read more

160/hour
5.0 (291)
1,490 hours tutoring
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Unlike other tutors you have looked at, I will not bore you with the details of my high school GPA or what my SAT scores were 15 years ago. Those details are great if you are looking for someone smart to take an exam FOR you, but useless if you... read more

Alberto R.
40/hour

Santa Monica, CA

USC Student Majoring in Economics and Minoring in Linguistics

Hey there! My name is Alberto R. and I just transferred this fall 2020 semester to the University of Southern California (USC) from Santa Monica College (SMC). At SMC, I was a peer mentor for the history department where I received training from... read more

40/hour
4.9 (35)
66 hours tutoring
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Hey there! My name is Alberto R. and I just transferred this fall 2020 semester to the University of Southern California (USC) from Santa Monica College (SMC). At SMC, I was a peer mentor for the history department where I received training from... read more

Vanz C.
35/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Freelance Writer/ Para-Educator (SMMUSD - Malibu Elementary School)

I am a freelance writer/teacher based in Santa Monica, California. I grew up in Bermuda and received his B.A. in English Literature from Hampton University in Virginia and studied filmmaking at the London International Film School in the UK and at... read more

35/hour
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I am a freelance writer/teacher based in Santa Monica, California. I grew up in Bermuda and received his B.A. in English Literature from Hampton University in Virginia and studied filmmaking at the London International Film School in the UK and at... read more

Giovanni V.
35/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Very Patient Native Italian Tutor

I taught Italian for over 10 years from kids to adults and from basic conversation to very specific subjects like law and medicine. Not only am I a native speaker of Italian, but I have been living in Los Angeles and I have a Bachelor of Art... read more

35/hour
5.0 (5)
15 hours tutoring
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I taught Italian for over 10 years from kids to adults and from basic conversation to very specific subjects like law and medicine. Not only am I a native speaker of Italian, but I have been living in Los Angeles and I have a Bachelor of Art... read more

Sogol A.
50/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Advanced Knowledge of Music Theory and Experienced Violist

Hi I'm Sogol! I graduated from the University of California, Davis with high honors from the music department with a bachelors in Music, specializing in Viola performance. I've tutored college students in music theory, music history, composition,... read more

50/hour
5.0 (9)
11 hours tutoring
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Hi I'm Sogol! I graduated from the University of California, Davis with high honors from the music department with a bachelors in Music, specializing in Viola performance. I've tutored college students in music theory, music history, composition,... read more

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