Ilya F.

San Francisco, CA

$30/hour

A Versatile Tutor with a Wealth of Teaching Experience

In-person lessons

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University of San Francisco
Finance

Education

University of San Francisco (Finance)

About Ilya

Hello, my name is Ilya. I have graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of San Francisco with a degree in Finance, went on to obtain a Real Estate License, and then spent several years teaching English as a Second Language abroad. Upon my return to the Bay Area, I got a job as a Social Worker and spent the next two years of my life mentoring children and working with underserved families. Work in the social services sector lead me to pursue interests in other areas, in particular, health and wellness and how a child’s personal surroundings impact his/her performance at school.

I became so fascinated with these subjects that I began taking night courses in various science disciplines, ultimately seeking to satisfy my natural curiosity and enable my desire to make a lasting difference in the lives of other people. Today, I’m actively engaged in the pursuit of a graduate level nursing degree while volunteering at a local hospital. Having served as a teacher’s assistant for many of the college classes I took, private tutoring feels like a natural fit: It not only affords me the flexibility to create my personal work schedule, but allows me to engage with a few select students one on one.

Even though I’m very warm and approachable, I try to instill a sense of discipline and commitment in the students that I work with. Whoever you are, I hope that I can help you or your child reach his/her personal academic goals.

Thank you and I look forward to being your tutor.
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Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of San Francisco, CA 94122
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Sociology
Music:
Piano
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, GED, GMAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Russian, Speech, TOEFL
History:
Geography, Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Autism, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Finance, GMAT, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, Tax Preparation

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Study Skills

Too often, students get bogged down with minutiae, wasting precious time and energy in areas that don't contribute to academic success. I place study skills at the forefront of my personal pedagogical approach, constantly looking for ways to help refine and inform the student's understanding of the most efficient means of accomplishing the task at hand. I have successfully taught elementary, middle, and high school children, as well as adults of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds, how to get better organized and be able to utilize their resources more effectively, placing special emphasis on proper time management and homework skills.

University of San Francisco
Finance

Education

University of San Francisco (Finance)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ilya will travel within 6 miles of San Francisco, CA 94122.