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Alicia L.

Take test prep to the next level! Master content + test-taking skills

Take test prep to the next level! Master content + test-taking skills

$50/hour

  • 186 hours tutoring

About Alicia


Bio

Thanks in advance for choosing me as your tutor! My mission is to help students fast-track their boldest academic goals. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals. Also, I invest back into clients who bring in referrals.

About me:
I have been teaching and tutoring for over a...

Thanks in advance for choosing me as your tutor! My mission is to help students fast-track their boldest academic goals. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals. Also, I invest back into clients who bring in referrals.

About me:
I have been teaching and tutoring for over a decade and currently hold a teaching certification in science. I am also a researcher and adjunct professor in the Education Department at the University of the District of Columbia. After three years at Spelman College, I attended the University of Michigan and graduated from the Atlanta University Center Dual Degree Engineering Program with degrees in chemistry and engineering. After graduation, I joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was responsible for environmental restoration and construction projects. As a volunteer ACT prep instructor, I began to recognize the lack of college prep and exposure to STEM in traditional school settings. To help me pursue my passion for teaching, I was awarded a three-year teaching fellowship and a Master's degree in education from the University of Michigan. Since completing my fellowship, I have served in various leadership roles advocating for equitable access to STEM education.


Education

Spelman College/University of Michigan
Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $50
  • Rate details: Rates are typically higher for high school and college subjects. Rates are negotiable on a case-by-case basis.
  • Lesson cancellation: 1 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/9/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

GRE

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test, including the GRE. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. With this method, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

Corporate Training

Grammar,

Grammar

If you are hoping to improve grammar, I have experience working online and in traditional classrooms, and I am happy to help! Whether for a standardized test, a class, or personal growth, I’ll help you work on dozens of fun exercises to make learning grammar fun. I’ll help you develop a vocab log, teach you mnemonics to help you remember concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between our tutoring sessions. With these strategies, you’ll use your improved grammar to speak and write more clearly and concisely. Best of all, I’ll help you see how fun learning grammar can be.
Proofreading

Proofreading

I got my start in education by teaching ACT and college admissions essays. With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing academic and career goals.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

If you are looking to improve your child’s skills and confidence with their schoolwork, I have experience teaching elementary students online and in classroom settings. Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I create sustainable tutoring plans customized for your child’s unique needs. I’ll also develop progress logs, share mnemonics to help remember new concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between sessions. Let me know what your student needs help with specifically--reading, English, math, science, test prep, etc., and I’m happy to help!
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have experience teaching students online and in a traditional classroom, and I am happy to help improve skills and confidence in math. Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I will customize a tutoring plan for your child's unique needs. I will prepare weekly progress logs, introduce mnemonics to help your student remember new concepts, and create Quizlets to practice them between sessions. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!
Elementary Science,

Elementary Science

Science was always my favorite subject, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a science teacher certification. If you are looking to improve your student’s skills and confidence in science, I'm happy to help and customize a tutoring plan for your child's unique needs! I will prepare weekly progress reports, check homework as needed, and create Quizlets to practice new concepts between sessions. Best of all, I’ll help your student see how fun learning science can be!
Grammar,

Grammar

If you are hoping to improve grammar, I have experience working online and in traditional classrooms, and I am happy to help! Whether for a standardized test, a class, or personal growth, I’ll help you work on dozens of fun exercises to make learning grammar fun. I’ll help you develop a vocab log, teach you mnemonics to help you remember concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between our tutoring sessions. With these strategies, you’ll use your improved grammar to speak and write more clearly and concisely. Best of all, I’ll help you see how fun learning grammar can be.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

If you are looking to improve your vocabulary, I am happy to help! Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I’ll help you develop a plan to learn dozens of new words every day. I’ll help you develop a vocab log, teach you mnemonics to help you remember, and create Quizlet flashcards for you to practice between sessions. With these strategies, you’ll use your expanded vocabulary to speak and write more clearly and concisely. Best of all, I’ll help you see how fun learning new words can be.

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I help clients master content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help you translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals. During our first session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to guide you through essential concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions to boost confidence on test day.
Grammar,

Grammar

If you are hoping to improve grammar, I have experience working online and in traditional classrooms, and I am happy to help! Whether for a standardized test, a class, or personal growth, I’ll help you work on dozens of fun exercises to make learning grammar fun. I’ll help you develop a vocab log, teach you mnemonics to help you remember concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between our tutoring sessions. With these strategies, you’ll use your improved grammar to speak and write more clearly and concisely. Best of all, I’ll help you see how fun learning grammar can be.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I got my start in education by teaching ACT and college admissions essays. With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing academic and career goals.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010, including what's on the SAT. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

If you are looking to improve your vocabulary, I am happy to help! Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I’ll help you develop a plan to learn dozens of new words every day. I’ll help you develop a vocab log, teach you mnemonics to help you remember, and create Quizlet flashcards for you to practice between sessions. With these strategies, you’ll use your expanded vocabulary to speak and write more clearly and concisely. Best of all, I’ll help you see how fun learning new words can be.
Writing

Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

History

Social Studies,

Social Studies

I have been a tutor/teacher since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to distance learning. Social studies is one of my favorite subjects to tutor because I find the impact of technological advancement fascinating. Whether, it's papers, projects or homework, I'd love to help!
World History

World History

I'm happy to help improve your student's reading and writing skills in history. Whether studying for an upcoming test or completing homework, I already have fun and engaging resources ready to go for middle and high school. I can also provide a customized tutoring plan to any topics you provide. Please let me know your availability for a free consultation, and we can get started right away!

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra II or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra 2, pre-calculus or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Biology,

Biology

Science was always my favorite subject, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification to teach science for grades 6-12. If you are looking to improve your skills and confidence in biology, I'm happy to help! Please let me know what you specifically need help with (e.g., cellular reactions, genetics, evolution, ecology, anatomy, etc.), and we can get started right away!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry was my favorite subject in high school, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification with an endorsement for chemistry. If you are looking to improve chemistry skills, I'm your girl! I can also help with any physical science mastery and/or help get a head start with physics. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry--you name it), and we can get started right away!
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

If you are looking to improve your child’s skills and confidence with their schoolwork, I have experience teaching elementary students online and in classroom settings. Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I create sustainable tutoring plans customized for your child’s unique needs. I’ll also develop progress logs, share mnemonics to help remember new concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between sessions. Let me know what your student needs help with specifically--reading, English, math, science, test prep, etc., and I’m happy to help!
Geometry,

Geometry

I have experience teaching students online and in traditional classrooms, and I'd love to help improve your student's skills and confidence in math. Whether for a test, school, or personal growth, we will start with a customized tutoring plan for their unique needs. With each tutoring session, I prepare weekly progress reports, teach mnemonics to help your student remember new concepts, and prepare Quizlets to strengthen skills between sessions. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (Euclidean concepts, congruence, similarity, trigonometry, circles, or solids), and we can get started right away!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with PreAlgebra. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question, including for the SAT Math. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!
Writing

Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been tutoring and teaching ACT prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I'll help you master math and verbal skills, not just teach to the test. During our sessions, I'll utilize my "Acers Method" to guide you through essential concepts, problem-solving strategies, and common pitfalls to avoid. We will review the most commonly missed ACT questions to boost your confidence on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra II or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra 2, pre-calculus or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have experience teaching students online and in traditional classrooms, and I'd love to help improve your student's skills and confidence in math. Whether for a test, school, or personal growth, we will start with a customized tutoring plan for their unique needs. With each tutoring session, I prepare weekly progress reports, teach mnemonics to help your student remember new concepts, and prepare Quizlets to strengthen skills between sessions. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (Euclidean concepts, congruence, similarity, trigonometry, circles, or solids), and we can get started right away!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with PreAlgebra. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
SAT Math

SAT Math

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question, including for the SAT Math. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra II or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra 2, pre-calculus or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Biology,

Biology

Science was always my favorite subject, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification to teach science for grades 6-12. If you are looking to improve your skills and confidence in biology, I'm happy to help! Please let me know what you specifically need help with (e.g., cellular reactions, genetics, evolution, ecology, anatomy, etc.), and we can get started right away!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry was my favorite subject in high school, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification with an endorsement for chemistry. If you are looking to improve chemistry skills, I'm your girl! I can also help with any physical science mastery and/or help get a head start with physics. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry--you name it), and we can get started right away!
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

If you are looking to improve your child’s skills and confidence with their schoolwork, I have experience teaching elementary students online and in classroom settings. Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I create sustainable tutoring plans customized for your child’s unique needs. I’ll also develop progress logs, share mnemonics to help remember new concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between sessions. Let me know what your student needs help with specifically--reading, English, math, science, test prep, etc., and I’m happy to help!
Geometry,

Geometry

I have experience teaching students online and in traditional classrooms, and I'd love to help improve your student's skills and confidence in math. Whether for a test, school, or personal growth, we will start with a customized tutoring plan for their unique needs. With each tutoring session, I prepare weekly progress reports, teach mnemonics to help your student remember new concepts, and prepare Quizlets to strengthen skills between sessions. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (Euclidean concepts, congruence, similarity, trigonometry, circles, or solids), and we can get started right away!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with PreAlgebra. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!
Writing

Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

Other

College Counseling,

College Counseling

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and coaching since 2010. My college counseling services help clients master any skills they need (essay writing, portfolio compilation, interviewing--you name it) and build confidence with a customized college planning process. With each session, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic or career goals. Fast-track your boldest academic goals with a free consultation today!
Study Skills

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have been tutoring/teaching ACT prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I can help you master science content, not just teach to the test. I will introduce you to my Acers Method during our first session, which guides you through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. With each following session, we will use the Acers Method to review the commonly missed ACT Science questions and boost your confidence on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I can help you translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals.
Biology,

Biology

Science was always my favorite subject, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification to teach science for grades 6-12. If you are looking to improve your skills and confidence in biology, I'm happy to help! Please let me know what you specifically need help with (e.g., cellular reactions, genetics, evolution, ecology, anatomy, etc.), and we can get started right away!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry was my favorite subject in high school, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification with an endorsement for chemistry. If you are looking to improve chemistry skills, I'm your girl! I can also help with any physical science mastery and/or help get a head start with physics. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry--you name it), and we can get started right away!
Physical Science

Physical Science

I am a new teacher certified in secondary science. If you are looking to improve physical science skills, I'm your girl! I can also help with any associated math mastery and/or help get a head start with chemistry or physics. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra II or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. If you are looking to improve math skills, I'm your girl! I can also help you get a head start with Algebra 2, pre-calculus or geometry. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Biology,

Biology

Science was always my favorite subject, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification to teach science for grades 6-12. If you are looking to improve your skills and confidence in biology, I'm happy to help! Please let me know what you specifically need help with (e.g., cellular reactions, genetics, evolution, ecology, anatomy, etc.), and we can get started right away!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry was my favorite subject in high school, which is why I majored in it in college and obtained a teaching certification with an endorsement for chemistry. If you are looking to improve chemistry skills, I'm your girl! I can also help with any physical science mastery and/or help get a head start with physics. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry--you name it), and we can get started right away!
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

If you are looking to improve your child’s skills and confidence with their schoolwork, I have experience teaching elementary students online and in classroom settings. Whether for school, a test, or personal growth, I create sustainable tutoring plans customized for your child’s unique needs. I’ll also develop progress logs, share mnemonics to help remember new concepts, and create Quizlet flashcards to practice skills between sessions. Let me know what your student needs help with specifically--reading, English, math, science, test prep, etc., and I’m happy to help!
GED,

GED

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day, including the GED. With this method, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic or career goals.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have experience teaching students online and in traditional classrooms, and I'd love to help improve your student's skills and confidence in math. Whether for a test, school, or personal growth, we will start with a customized tutoring plan for their unique needs. With each tutoring session, I prepare weekly progress reports, teach mnemonics to help your student remember new concepts, and prepare Quizlets to strengthen skills between sessions. Please let me know what you specifically need help with (Euclidean concepts, congruence, similarity, trigonometry, circles, or solids), and we can get started right away!
SAT Math,

SAT Math

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question, including for the SAT Math. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

If you are looking to master study skills, I'm happy to help! I have been teaching and tutoring youth for over a decade. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to help deconstruct problems or notes on any subject area. This method guides students through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid while studying. I can provide resource materials and bring books to help as well. Please let me know what you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away!
Writing

Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.

Test Preparation

Accuplacer,

Accuplacer

From summer bridge programs to my classroom, I have a range of test prep experience dating back to 2010. My most recent Accuplacer client is pursuing college courses while still in high school. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to break down problems on any topic. The method helps learners work through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and pitfalls to avoid while studying. Let me know which portion of the Accuplacer you specifically need help with, and we can get started right away on boosting your score!
ACT English,

ACT English

I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I help clients master content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help you translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals. During our first session, I introduce my "Acers Method" to guide you through essential concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions to boost confidence on test day.
ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been tutoring and teaching ACT prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I'll help you master math and verbal skills, not just teach to the test. During our sessions, I'll utilize my "Acers Method" to guide you through essential concepts, problem-solving strategies, and common pitfalls to avoid. We will review the most commonly missed ACT questions to boost your confidence on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I help translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals.
ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have been tutoring/teaching ACT prep since 2010 with experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom. I can help you master science content, not just teach to the test. I will introduce you to my Acers Method during our first session, which guides you through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. With each following session, we will use the Acers Method to review the commonly missed ACT Science questions and boost your confidence on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test-taking skills, I can help you translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing your academic goals.
ASVAB,

ASVAB

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010. When I took the ASVAB, I scored above 93. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their career goals. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions, and you will learn how to ace those types of questions on test day.
College Counseling,

College Counseling

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and coaching since 2010. My college counseling services help clients master any skills they need (essay writing, portfolio compilation, interviewing--you name it) and build confidence with a customized college planning process. With each session, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic or career goals. Fast-track your boldest academic goals with a free consultation today!
GED,

GED

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day, including the GED. With this method, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic or career goals.
GRE,

GRE

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test, including the GRE. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. With this method, I help clients translate valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
ISEE,

ISEE

One of my clients recently increased their verbal score by 22% and their quantitative score by 14%! I have been teaching students how to improve their test-taking skills since 2010, and I can help your student increase their scores as well. Using my “Acers Method,” my ISEE clients improve their scores to pursue top application schools. With each tutoring session, we use my "Acers Method" to break down problems into underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies to study, and pitfalls to avoid in the future. Let me know which sections of the ISEE you’d like to improve, and we can get started right away!
Praxis,

Praxis

I love working with teachers of all subjects, and I look forward to assisting you with the Praxis. I have been coaching teachers and helping with certifications and evaluations since 2015. I am currently an adjunct professor supporting a cohort of novice middle school STEM teachers. I'm also on a research team studying practice spaces and digital clinical simulations for pre-service and new teachers. I've taken both the MTTC (chemistry and physics) and Praxis (PLT and 6-12 science) with high scores. Thanks in advance for reaching out!
PSAT,

PSAT

With test prep experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching since 2010. I'll help you master the content, not just teach to a test. During each tutoring session, we'll use my "Acers Method" to deconstruct test questions on any topic covered on the PSAT. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching test prep since 2010. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. During our first tutoring session, I introduce my "Acers Method" that can be used to deconstruct test questions on any topic. This method guides test takers through underlying concepts, problem-solving strategies and potential pitfalls to avoid with each question, including for the SAT Math. We will review the most commonly missed types of questions and learn how to ace those types of questions on test day. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

With experience ranging from university bridge programs to my own classroom, I have been tutoring and teaching writing since 2010, including what's on the SAT. My academic coaching and tutoring services help clients master the content, not just teach to a test. By focusing on the content, not just test taking skills, I help clients translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing their academic and career goals.
SSAT

SSAT

One of my students just increased his verbal score by 22% and his quantitative score by 14%! With experience ranging from summer bridge programs to my own classroom, I can help your student increase their scores as well. I help students confidently master content, not just teach to the test. During each session, we'll use my Acers Method to deconstruct test questions on any topic on the SSAT. I have a "tic-tac-toe" method to ace the writing portion too. These methods guide you through underlying concepts, step-by-step strategies, and potential pitfalls to avoid. I typically review the most commonly missed types of questions to ensure students are confident on test day. By focusing on the content instead of just test-taking skills, I can help translate those valuable skills into confidently pursuing the boldest academic and career goals.

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Very helpful!

Alicia and I continued to review my practice tests in preparation for my sat in June. I feel much more confident.

Allan, 8 lessons with Alicia

Very helpful!

Alicia and I worked on the heart of algebra in preparation for my SAT test in a few months. I feel more confident from the first lesson already. I am hoping to continue working with her and increase my chances of scoring the best I can on my test.

Allan, 8 lessons with Alicia

Wonderful confidence builder!

Alicia helped my daughter with review and strategies for the SSAT. Kind, warm, patient, encouraging and knowledgeable! My daughter felt comfortable and feels much more confident after working with Alicia.

Sarah, 4 lessons with Alicia

Patient and Insightful Tutor with Wide and in-depth Range of Academic Skills

During the summer, we asked Alicia to help seventh-grade daughter G pass a chemistry test which would determine whether she would pass onto 8th Grade or not. G did pass and her success was such that we are now using Alicia on a weekly basis on whatever subject seems weak at the time. Alicia discovered that part of the problem is in basic study skills and has worked to improve learning skills and reviews. Thanks to such analysis and work, G will enter high school with not only a sound knowledge of key subjects, but also a foundational knowledge about how to study effectively.

Thomas, 14 lessons with Alicia

Very professional and courteous

Well spoken and knowledge about information. Alicia was such a joy to work with, made me feel comfortable and motivated to learn looking forward to working her again soon. Thank you Alicia.

Anita, 3 lessons with Alicia
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