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Michael W.

Anaheim, CA

$95/hour

TEFL Certified / SAT, ACT, Writing, English, ESL Tutor

300+ Hours
Background check passed as of 2/26/14
5.0 average from 69 ratings
Great ACT English tutor!
— Kim, Corona, CA on 4/30/16

$95/Hour


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csu fullerton
English

Education

csu fullerton (English)

About Michael

Successful tutors must not only be experts in the field in which they tutor, but they also must be able to connect and adapt to the students' personalities.

Michael obtained a degree in English and comparative literature from CSU Fullerton in 2002 and for the past 15 years has taught individuals and small groups everything from SAT prep to advanced writing to ESL. He received TEFL certification in 2009.

A lifelong entrepreneur, Michael has owned, operated and sold dozens of businesses. He has a strong business background and has assisted thousands of small businesses grow by participating in and sharing his experience in community programs hosted by several OC and IE cities. While he enjoys the creativity and fast pace of the business world, Michael always sets aside time to fulfill his passion of advancing the education of others.

Michael has traveled all over the world to more than 55 countries and has an abundance of experience working with international students and I-20 students.

Drop him a line. He would be honored to work with you or your children.
Successful tutors must not only be experts in the field in which they tutor, but they also must be able to connect and adapt to the students' personalities.

Michael obtained a degree in English and comparative literature from CSU Fullerton in 2002 and for the past 15 years has taught individuals and small groups everything from SAT prep
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

Minimum of 1.5 hours I do offer a group rate. Save up to $20 per hour per student.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Anaheim, CA 92805
Background Check: Passed

"Great ACT English tutor!"

- Kim, Corona, CA on 4/30/16

"Made an immediate POSITIVE impact!"

- Bella, Lake Forest, CA on 2/17/16

"Very Impressed"

- Kris, Yorba Linda, CA on 12/23/15

"Very personable and easy to work with"

- Shannon, Long Beach, CA on 3/2/15

"Highly Recommended"

- Grace, Brea, CA on 1/30/15

"Excellent Writing Tutor!"

- Jeffrey, Orange, CA on 5/2/14

"Very Helpful for SAT"

- Michael, Anaheim, CA on 4/30/14
Math:
Elementary (K-6th), GED, SAT Math
Science:
Elementary Science
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
IELTS, Literature,
Proofreading,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
College Counseling,
GED, IELTS, ISEE, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
IELTS, Reading, TOEFL,
Writing
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Religion,
Social Studies,
World History, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Business,
ESL/ESOL,
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ACT English

Students do not have to be grammar experts to get a high score on the ACT English section. They just need to know the 10-12 major grammar rules that appear on the ACT. I help students focus on these specific rules to quickly increase their scores.

I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching ACT prep classes since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students improve their scores and become more competitive for college applications.

ACT Reading

Students will benefit from my time-saving tactics that improve both speed and accuracy on the ACT reading section. These tactics help boost student confidence and reduce test anxiety ultimately resulting in a higher score.

I have a BA in English and comparative literature and have been teaching ACT and SAT prep classes since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students improve their scores and get into their preferred colleges.

Business

I currently am a partner in a business consulting firm in Newport Beach, CA. I have assisted in teaching curriculum on business marketing concepts, operations and strategy and have delivered this curriculum to over 1000 businesses. A life-long entrepreneur, I have owned, operated, and sold 12 businesses.

College Counseling

Ever wonder about the differences between a UC, CSU, and community college? Not sure if you will qualify for financial aid? I have worked with hundreds of students in choosing colleges, applying for financial aid and writing application essays. Students also appreciate my coaching on how to choose classes and how to schedule study time in ways that make it virtually impossible to be anything other than successful in college.

I have been counseling high school students and teaching SAT prep since 1998. A large section of the curriculum that I created includes college counseling in the areas mentioned above.

ESL/ESOL

I have been teaching ESL classes to international students since 1998. I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have helped hundreds of children and adults improve their English skills.

Grammar

I make grammar easy to understand by giving simple examples without all the unnecessary jargon. I have a BA in English and comparative literature and have been teaching grammar, writing and SAT prep classes since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students (both children and adults) improve their skills.

Literature

I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching reading and literature classes for over 15 years. Many of my students have become experts in understanding interpreting different forms of literature.

Proofreading

I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching writing and grammar classes for over 15 years. I have helped hundreds of students by proofreading their papers with topics ranging from interpreting literature to arguing a case in medical law.

Religion

I have extensive experience tutoring students in the subject of religion. I took several World Religion classes as electives in college and have tutored many students attending private Christian high schools in the area.

SAT Reading

Students benefit from my time-saving tactics that improve both speed and accuracy on the Reading section. These tactics help in boosting student confidence while reducing test anxiety, ultimately resulting in a higher score.

I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching ACT and SAT prep classes since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students improve their scores to become more competitive on their college applications.

SAT Writing

Students do not have to be grammar experts to do well on the SAT writing section. They just need to know the 10 major grammar rules that are showcased on the SAT. I help students focus on these to increase their scores.

Students must also recognize the difference between an SAT essay and a school essay. My guidelines will make the essay easy--even for mediocre writers.

I have a BA in English and comparative literature and have been teaching ACT and SAT prep classes since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students improve their scores and get into their preferred colleges.

Social Studies

I work for an after-school program, and have over 15 years' experience assisting students with their Social Studies homework. I have helped hundreds of students create projects, write essays, and complete worksheets in this field of study.

TOEFL

TOEFL tutors must not only know the English language well, but also they must have knowledge and experience with the actual TOEFL test. I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching international students since 1998. I have helped hundreds of students improve their scores and get into their preferred colleges.

Writing

Writing does not have to be difficult. My clear formulas for structure and style have helped hundreds of students improve and become more confident in the area of writing. I have a BA in English and Comparative Literature and have been teaching Writing, grammar and SAT prep classes since 1998.

csu fullerton
English

Education

csu fullerton (English)

Great ACT English tutor!

We had a great experience with Michael. He helped my daughter with English in preparation for the ACT test. He did a great job, and she felt comfortable with him. He was professional, well-organized, and prepared. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and patient. He was flexible with scheduling and punctual. He focused on her specific needs and was great at explaining things in a way that made th

— Kim, Corona, CA on 4/30/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $95.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Minimum of 1.5 hours I do offer a group rate. Save up to $20 per hour per student.

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 25 miles of Anaheim, CA 92805.