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Esra E.

Amherst, MA


Accomplished test scorer, experienced in teaching

4.9 average from 106 ratings
Wonderful math tutor
— Lydia-Rose, Northampton, MA on 9/30/14

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Bogazici University, Istanbul.
Dublin City University
Graduate Coursework


Bogazici University, Istanbul.

Dublin City University (Graduate Coursework)

About Esra

I specialize in standardized tests taken for higher education. I am a top scorer in GRE, GMAT, SAT and TOEFL and that was how I started tutoring while preparing for my applications. I now have been tutoring for almost two years and have had a broad range of students from different disciplines mostly from the Five colleges who are happy to provide references.

Having a degree in the social sciences I am especially competent in the quantitative and writing sections in which I scored in the top in my last tests. Also these are the sections I am most experienced in teaching. However I also help my students with verbal section.

I am a student centered tutor and in my first class I always customize my lesson programs in accordance with students' needs. Though I am experienced, my experience taught me that no two students are the same so instead of the reverse, I adapt to the student each time. I am constructive but also persistent making sure that the student has mastered the topic before I proceed to the next. Over the years, I have examined many prep materials and I have a selection of bests which I use in my classes.

My previous students left my classes content and with positive feedback. I look forward to helping you with any of those tests.

Good luck to all.
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Travels within 20 miles of Amherst, MA 01002

"Wonderful math tutor"

- Lydia-Rose, Northampton, MA on 9/30/14


- Laura , Amherst, MA on 9/9/15

"Excellent SAT tutor! "

- Suzanne, Northampton, MA on 6/1/15

"Incredible Tutor!"

- Kate, Northampton, MA on 8/28/14

"Great tutor. Strong knowledge of quantitative strategy."

- Terry, Northampton, MA on 1/26/14

"Great tutor!"

- Anna, Amherst, MA on 11/3/13

"Excellent All Around"

- David, Amherst, MA on 10/5/13

"Excellent covering all test topics!"

- Emily, Ludlow, MA on 8/14/13

"TOEFL tutor"

- Adriano, Greenfield, MA on 6/19/13
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Microsoft Word
American History, Anthropology, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Economics, GMAT, GRE,
Law, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GMAT, GRE,
SAT Math, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Economics, ESL/ESOL, GMAT, Grammar, Law, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Turkish

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I am a high scorer myself.
I have been helping people prepare; I have students from Five Colleges and some others. I can provide references.

Social Studies

I have BA degrees in Political Science and International Relations and an MA in Political Science. I worked as a teaching assistant during my grad. education.


I am native Turkish and have some experience in teaching Turkish as a foreign language.

Bogazici University, Istanbul.
Dublin City University
Graduate Coursework


Bogazici University, Istanbul.

Dublin City University (Graduate Coursework)

Wonderful math tutor — Esra is an excellent tutor, and I would recommend her services to anyone preparing for a standardized test or just looking for help with math generally. I am currently working with Esra to prepare for the GRE, and I have found her to be incredibly knowledgeable and patient. She has worked with me on strategies for solving problems more quickly and accurately, and taught me techniques for particula ...

— Lydia-Rose, Northampton, MA on 9/30/14

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Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Esra will travel within 20 miles of Amherst, MA 01002.

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