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Noah S.

Santa Barbara, CA

$60/hour

Noah S. Latin, Greek, History, Writing

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
5.0 average from 16 ratings
Knowledgeable and patient tutor
— Jas, Santa Barbara, CA on 1/17/17

$60/Hour


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The Ohio State University
Classics and History
The University of Pennsylvania
Graduate Coursework
The University of California, Santa Barbara
Enrolled

Education

The Ohio State University (Classics and History)

The University of Pennsylvania (Graduate Coursework)

The University of California, Santa Barbara (Enrolled)

About Noah

As someone who has been tutored at different times in my life, I certainly have benefitted from the advantages of a one-on-one learning environment. For a student, it is important to have access to a educational space that is personalized. As a teacher, tutoring can be some of the most rewarding work one can do. Teachers chose this profession because it allows them to invest in the future by investing in their students; tutoring is one of the most effective ways to do that.

A little bit about myself. I have a BA in Ancient History & Classics (Latin & Greek) from The Ohio State University. I have Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Latin and Greek from The University of Pennsylvania, and am currently a graduate student in Classics in the MA/PhD program at UC Santa Barbara, where I am in my third year. I am primarily a Latinist, and my research interests are in the late Roman Republican period (1st century BC) and especially in the work of the Roman orator Cicero. As teaching experience goes, I tutored Latin in college, taught high school Latin/Greek part-time in Philadelphia, and have been a teaching assistant here at UCSB for three years. I am consistently highly rated in my student evaluations, and have twice been nominated for the UCSB Outstanding Teaching Award by my students.

Students with even a light background in Latin and/or Greek have been statistically shown to perform higher on standardized tests. As a former employee of a major university admissions department I can also vouch that a student who has a training in the Classics makes for a more attractive applicant. I am able to tutor on a wide variety of subjects, but specialize in Latin, Greek, and history. I have high standards, but primarily believe that tutoring should be fun and something both parties look forward to.

I am very flexible with my schedule, especially so in the summer. Cancellations are fine up to 2 hours before the appointment. I am happy to come to you for sessions, or meet up somewhere around town.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping out!

Cheers,
Noah
As someone who has been tutored at different times in my life, I certainly have benefitted from the advantages of a one-on-one learning environment. For a student, it is important to have access to a educational space that is personalized. As a teacher, tutoring can be some of the most rewarding work one can do. Teachers chose this profession Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Santa Barbara, CA 93111
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Jas, Santa Barbara, CA on 1/17/17

"Personable and knowledgeable tutor"

- Debby, Carpinteria, CA on 11/21/15
Science:
Archaeology
English:
English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
Greek,
Latin, Writing
History:
American History, Archaeology,
Classics,
European History, Government & Politics, World History, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Archaeology

I have a BA and Post-Bac Certificate in Classics, a large part of which focuses on the material culture of the ancient world. I am currently in my third year as an MA/PhD student in Classics. I have TA'd a class which covers the major archaeological finds of the Greek Archaic Age. I have taken graduate courses which focus on archaeology, including a seminar on the material culture of the Athenian Empire. I have visited archaeological digs in Sicily and Italy.

Classics

I have a BA and a Post-Bac certificate in Classics. I am currently in my third year in a graduate MA/PhD program in Classics. My specialization is in Roman history, but I have a wide knowledge of the field.

Greek

I have six years of Greek training: two as an undergraduate and four as a graduate student. I have a BA in Classics (half of which was work work in Greek). I have taken classes on many different authors, including (but not limited to) Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Solon, Epictetus, Apollonius of Rhodes, and Xenophon. I am currently in an MA/PhD program for Classics.

The Ohio State University
Classics and History
The University of Pennsylvania
Graduate Coursework
The University of California, Santa Barbara
Enrolled

Education

The Ohio State University (Classics and History)

The University of Pennsylvania (Graduate Coursework)

The University of California, Santa Barbara (Enrolled)

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

Noah is tutoring our sons in 8th Grade Latin. Our experience with him has been very positive. We recommend him highly.

— Jas, Santa Barbara, CA on 1/17/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Noah will travel within 15 miles of Santa Barbara, CA 93111.