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Katherine F.

Los Angeles, CA

$75/hour

Experienced, Certified, and Enthusiastic Tutor! ISEE, GRE Experience

Background check passed as of 10/20/15
5.0 average from 96 ratings
Very knowledgeable
— Kate, Sherman Oaks, CA on 4/19/16

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Claremont McKenna College
Government
George Washington University
Master's

Education

Claremont McKenna College (Government)

George Washington University (Master's)

About Katherine

I am an experienced teacher who loves working with students of all ages and ability levels! If you are currently looking for last-minute or additional ISEE tutoring, I have experience with all levels of the test and a flexible schedule to fit your individual student's needs. For those applying to graduate school, I have GRE tutoring experience and can tailor an individual plan that fits your test date and areas of need.

I possess a current Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a Master's degree in Special Education. I have previously been certified in English, Social Studies, and Special Education, and I have experience teaching both general and special education students. I also have been trained by a major test preparation company, have taught both SAT and GRE preparation, and have scored in the top 90% of test-takers in all sections of the PSAT, SAT, and GRE.

I have classroom and tutoring experience with elementary through adult students. I have taught Math, English, Social Studies, Government, Reading, Writing, and Study Skills. I have taught students with special needs and students identified as "gifted," though I believe that all students are gifted in their own way, especially when they are given instruction that meets their needs.

Contact me and we'll see if we're a good match!
I am an experienced teacher who loves working with students of all ages and ability levels! If you are currently looking for last-minute or additional ISEE tutoring, I have experience with all levels of the test and a flexible schedule to fit your individual student's needs. For those applying to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Inquire about special pricing for group lessons or lessons that are two hours or longer

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048
Background Check: Passed

"Very knowledgeable"

- Kate, Sherman Oaks, CA on 4/19/16

"Very Talented and Patient Tutor!"

- David, West Hollywood, CA on 1/6/16

"Helped me every step of the way"

- Karina, Los Angeles, CA on 7/19/15

"Excellent, patient tutor!"

- Lori, Los Angeles, CA on 10/23/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math,
Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science, Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, CBEST,
GED, GRE,
ISEE,
Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, GRE,
Public Speaking

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.

CBEST

I passed the CBEST on my first try with flying colors, and I have over eight years of experience teaching a variety of subjects. I am experienced teaching the reading, writing, and math skills needed to pass the CBEST.

Elementary (K-6th)

I currently hold a clear California teaching credential. I have taught fourth grade for one year and sixth grade for four years in the classroom.

Elementary Math

I currently hold a Multiple Subject Clear Credential, and I previously held a Mild/Moderate Preliminary Credential. Throughout my career, I have taught 6th grade math, language arts, social studies, and science.

GRE

I have been trained by a major test preparation company to teach the GRE, and I have experience tutoring with that company. When I took the test as a student, I scored 800 on the Math section and 6/6 on writing, and I recently scored 167 on a practice verbal test when I tried out the new GRE.

ISEE

I have been trained to tutor the ISEE by a company that specializes in ISEE preparation. I have tutored every section of the ISEE at the Lower, Middle, and Upper level and I understand the types of questions on the test and the skills and strategies that students need to raise their score. The schools my clients have been accepted into include Harvard-Westlake, Windward, Oakwood, and Milken.

Study Skills

I am a credentialed teacher with over eight years of classroom experience with both general and special education students. I have previously been certified in special education, which included training in study skills. I also have several years of experience as a tutor and have integrated study and organizational skills throughout my teaching and tutoring.

Writing

I have years of experience with writing as both a student and a teacher. As a teacher, I've been trained in writer's workshop and have helped students make strong growth in their writing skills over the course of the school year. As a student, I won thousands of dollars in scholarship money from writing essays. I also scored 6.0/6.0 on the GRE Analytical Writing section.

Claremont McKenna College
Government
George Washington University
Master's

Education

Claremont McKenna College (Government)

George Washington University (Master's)

Very knowledgeable — Katherine is an amazing tutor and was such a tremendous help. We went over reading and math and she had wonderful tips. ...

— Kate, Sherman Oaks, CA on 4/19/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Inquire about special pricing for group lessons or lessons that are two hours or longer

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048.