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Matt A.

Beverly Hills, CA


Enthusiastic Tutor for U.S. History, Writing & K-6

In-person lessons
Replies in 8 hours
Background check passed as of 12/31/11
5.0 Avg. Rating
22 Ratings
8hrs Response Time

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UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley

About Matt

I am a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a major in history. I developed a passion for tutoring in college, when I tutored children in the inner city. I tutored for one semester through a program called Berkeley Youth Alternatives and another semester through the Global Education Program. I was also a teacher's assistant for one semester in college. I have been a private tutor in history, English and math.

I try to teach in a way that is both fun and exciting to the student. The ultimate reward for me is when a student overcomes a challenge and finally understands a difficult concept. I have always placed a huge importance on education, and it shows in the way I teach!
I am a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a major in history. I developed a passion for tutoring in college, when I tutored children in the inner city. I tutored for one semester through a program called Berkeley Youth Alternatives and another Read more

5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Logic, Prealgebra, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
American History, Criminal Justice, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Law, Public Speaking
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Baseball, Basketball,
Chess, Football, Poker, Softball
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, Grammar, Law, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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I have played basketball regularly since I was about 4 years old. As a sophomore in high school, I played for my school's "B" team. In college, I played on a number of intramural teams. After college, I played in a league with several former college and professional players. I am confident that I can help you improve your game!

Elementary (K-6th)

I earned a bachelor's degree at U.C. Berkeley with a 3.63 GPA. While at Berkeley, I worked as a teacher's assistant one semester for middle school students. In the classroom, I would help students who did not understand the schoolwork. In college I also tutored elementary school students in a program called Berkeley Youth Alternatives. Additionally, I tutored inner city students through the Global Education Program. Finally, I have tutored students of all ages as private tutor, mainly in the subjects of English and history, but also in math up to algebra.

Social Studies

I majored in history at U.C. Berkeley, with an emphasis on U.S. history. My college G.P.A. was approximately 3.63. My thesis (for which I received a 4.0 grade) pertained to the stalemate in the Kurile Islands between Russia and Japan. I have tutored several students in history with great results (please see student ratings on my profile page). I am highly proficient in A.P. U.S. History, as well as in social studies and history for K-12.


I played outfield for three years in high school. In college at U.C. Berkeley, I was part of an intramural softball team that won 5 championships. We were competing against 40 other teams. Since college, I have played on roughly 10 softball teams. I understand the fundamentals of softball very well and can help you become a better player!

UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matt will travel within 30 miles of Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Background Check Status for Matt A.

Matt A. passed a background check on 12/31/11. The check was ordered by Matt through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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