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Over 50 tutoring hours

Wendy C.

Scottsdale, AZ

$50/hour

Results Oriented Tutor Specializing in Math, English & Test Prep

In-person lessons
4.6 average from 35 ratings
Exceeds all expectations!! She is amazing!
— Gretchen, Scottsdale, AZ on 4/12/16

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University of Pennsylvania
Business
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D.

Education

University of Pennsylvania (Business)

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)

About Wendy

I have been teaching and tutoring for over a decade and enjoy working with students of all ages. During college, I tutored elementary school students. Following college, I was a middle school math teacher in Washington, DC. I have an undergraduate degree in business from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Georgetown. Between my education and employment over the past 15 years, I have used math and writing all the time. I LOVE teaching math and making it both fun and easy for students to learn and enjoy. I particularly enjoy helping students prepare for the math and English sections of the ACT and SAT. My theory on education is that every student can be successful. I help my students feel both successful and smart. My tutoring methods give students both skills and confidence. Given my educational and professional background, I am comfortable tutoring just about any age (K-12) in a variety of subjects. I have been teaching and tutoring for over a decade and enjoy working with students of all ages. During college, I tutored elementary school students. Following college, I was a middle school math teacher in Washington, DC. I have an undergraduate degree in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Scottsdale, AZ 85254
In-person lessons

"Exceeds all expectations!! She is amazing!"

- Gretchen, Scottsdale, AZ on 4/12/16

"Very knowledgeable, explains things clearly so that I can understand"

- Kendall student, Fountain Hills, AZ on 8/27/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
Biology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ASVAB, GED, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
History:
Criminal Justice,
Government & Politics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Law

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Criminal Justice

I have a law degree and did criminal defense work for juveniles for a year. Also, I spent a year doing a federal clerkship where I focused entirely on habeas corpus and prisoner civil rights cases. Also, during law school, I taught a course called "Street Law" where I taught criminal justice.

Elementary (K-6th)

During college, I took some education courses. The courses were service-learning classes where I would learn about pedagogy in a classroom and then apply my learning by teaching and tutoring in the Philadelphia public elementary schools. Also, I tutored elementary school students for all four years of college. Since college, I have gained extensive experience working with K-6 students in after school tutoring programs.

Study Skills

I was a middle school math teacher for a number of years. Because I worked in an urban school, I worked with all of my students, and particularly with my homeroom students, on study skills. Also, I ran an after school tutoring program for students where we focused a great deal on organization and study skills. All of the students with whom I have worked have benefitted greatly from focusing on improving their study skills. In addition, I have developed some good strategies for helping students develop good study skills that serve them well in all of their subject areas.

University of Pennsylvania
Business
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D.

Education

University of Pennsylvania (Business)

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)

Exceeds all expectations!! She is amazing! — Wendy is so passionate, intuitive, and talented that it is hard to believe our good fortune! What a difference she has already made so quickly for our daughter. Wendy has made learning interactive and fun which is a big change for our daughter who dreaded math before Wendy! ...

— Gretchen, Scottsdale, AZ on 4/12/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Wendy will travel within 10 miles of Scottsdale, AZ 85254.