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Nick L.

Belchertown, MA

$40/hour

Tutoring for the Social Sciences and Humanities

In-person lessons

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University of Maine
Political Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst
PhD

Education

University of Maine (Political Science)

University of Massachusetts Amherst (PhD)

About Nick

I am a former college instructor, specializing in political science and international affairs. In addition to the subject areas I have taught in, I can provide tutoring for writing, standardized test preparation, and general study skills. The most important skill that a student can learn for college is not how to memorize specific information, but how to go about budgeting their time and breaking down the material presented in classes. By developing these critical thinking skills, students can apply them to a broad range of academic challenges, spend less time working on writing assignments while producing higher quality outcomes, and improve both their grades and their retention of knowledge. My tutoring approach therefore combines content mastery with general strategies for reading, writing, and organizing time effectively. I am a former college instructor, specializing in political science and international affairs. In addition to the subject areas I have taught in, I can provide tutoring for writing, standardized Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Belchertown, MA 01007
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
History:
European History, Government & Politics, Political Science,
Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary

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Political Science

I have my doctorate in political science and have five years of teaching experience at the collegiate level in the subject. In addition to my broad competencies, I have subject area knowledge in multiple geographic regions and important global issues. My approach to teaching political science was strongly focused on improving writing and critical thinking, so I would be especially suited to helping students improve their verbal communication and reasoning skills.

University of Maine
Political Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst
PhD

Education

University of Maine (Political Science)

University of Massachusetts Amherst (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nick will travel within 15 miles of Belchertown, MA 01007.