Over 50 tutoring hours

Peter K.

West Covina, CA

$39/hr

Professional Test Prep.

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Background check passed as of 6/28/13
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
9 Ratings
 
 
12hrs Response Time
Very patient and kind.
— Eleanor, Chino, CA on 2/16/14

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University of Chicago
Philosophy Biology

Education

University of Chicago (Philosophy Biology)

About Peter

I'm a certified teacher with LAUSD in English. I've taught test prep for over 7 years and have lengthy experiences with the SAT, ACT, GMAT and LSAT. My students routinely improve 300 points on the SAT, 5 points on the ACT.

All parts of the tests- content and test taking skills- are rigorously taught. Free short trial lesson and introduction by Skype or chat software.
I'm a certified teacher with LAUSD in English. I've taught test prep for over 7 years and have lengthy experiences with the SAT, ACT, GMAT Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Test Prep $39/hr. Two students $55/hr. $10 for each additional student. $25 for ESL. $35 for academic subjects.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of West Covina, CA 91792
Background Check: Passed

"Very patient and kind. "

- Eleanor, Chino, CA on 2/16/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Korean,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, English, ESL/ESOL,
Geometry, Reading, SAT Math,
SAT Reading,
Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT Math,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
GMAT, Korean

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Algebra 1

Qualifications:

10 years experience teaching and tutoring math through trigonometry.
Active credentialed teacher with California.
15 Years teaching with LAUSD- adults and high school.

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL for 8 years, including as a certified teacher with Los Angeles Unified School District. I've taught all levels and ages to all backgrounds. I undergone over 200 hours of teacher training for ESL.

Korean

I'm a credentialed teacher in California and a Korean tutor.

SAT Math

I have taught with the Princeton Review and have taught this test for 5 years with outstanding results, far beyond test prep organizations' norms. Renormalizaiton of SAT in recent years has made the SAT easier to teach and to "coach."

SAT Reading

I scored 760 on the 1979 SAT Verbal. This was in the 99++% at the time. I have taught with the Princeton Review and have taught this test for 5 years with outstanding results, far beyond test prep organizations' norms. Renormalizaiton of SAT in recent years has made the SAT easier to teach and to "coach".

SAT Writing

I have taught the SAT writing section for 4 years. I'm a certified teacher with LAUSD.

University of Chicago
Philosophy Biology

Education

University of Chicago (Philosophy Biology)

Very patient and kind. — Peter has been a great tutor for my son who is visually impaired. My son was able to grasp his teaching and he is so helpful. ...

— Eleanor, Chino, CA on 2/16/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $39.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Test Prep $39/hr. Two students $55/hr. $10 for each additional student. $25 for ESL. $35 for academic subjects.

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 25 miles of West Covina, CA 91792.

Background Check Status for Peter K.

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