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Liz N.

Walnut Creek, CA

$50/hour

Friendly Harvard Grad, Former Teacher

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Harvard University
Social Studies

Education

Harvard University (Social Studies)

About Liz

My name is Liz, and I would love to be your tutor!

I'm a San Francisco native, Harvard graduate, and former history teacher, but I love tutoring all subjects from English to Math. I have experience raising students' scores on standardized tests (SAT, ACT, AP) and coaching students to write successful college application essays.

Right after college (from 2011-2013), I participated in the Teach for America program and taught middle school Social Studies and high school US History (regular and AP). I really enjoyed teaching students at all levels of ability and interest: one of the most rewarding parts of teaching is getting to know each student, including how to motivate them, build their confidence, and help them to take ownership over the material.

I'm very friendly and patient, but I also have HIGH standards. I know that all students are smart and can succeed, so long as they work hard and believe they can do it.

You are going to be awesome at this! Let's meet up, and I'll prove it to you.
My name is Liz, and I would love to be your tutor!

I'm a San Francisco native, Harvard graduate, and former history teacher, but I love tutoring all subjects from English to
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Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94597
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Harvard University
Social Studies

Education

Harvard University (Social Studies)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Liz will travel within 15 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94597.