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Anisa S.

Northampton, MA

$40/hour

MIT grad and academic who does math, science, and writing

4.2 average from 5 ratings

$40/Hour


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MIT
Linguistics and Phil
UMass Amherst
Master's

Education

MIT (Linguistics and Phil)

UMass Amherst (Master's)

About Anisa

Hello! I am an MIT grad and former academic who has years of experience teaching at the college level. I love teaching, especially when I get to work one-on-one with students, and that is why I enjoy tutoring. I have a strong background in math and science from going to a math and science-focused high school, and then MIT for college. I majored in linguistics and philosophy -- the science of language -- and then came to western Massachusetts for grad school, earning my Master's in linguistics. I have a great deal of experience teaching at the college level. I TAed (acted as a teaching assistant) for general chemistry in college, taught and TAed linguistics and writing classes in graduate school, and I also taught linguistics for a year at Swarthmore College, a small liberal arts college. While teaching, I especially enjoyed working with students individually on their individual final papers, and advising senior theses at Swarthmore. I believe that different people learn differently, and that tailoring your teaching method to the student is the best way to be an effective teacher. I also believe that teaching is about giving a student the tools to solve problems and think critically, not about making students memorize facts.

I have been tutoring for about a year, focusing on math and science. I would love to tutor any math class up to AP calculus, and even beyond to multivariable calculus and differential equations. I would also love to tutor biology up to AP biology and chemistry up to AP chemistry/general chemistry at the college level. I would also be very happy to tutor writing, particularly technical or scientific writing, and German language. And of course I would be happy to tutor linguistics classes at any level!

I have a very strong background in math. I did AP BC calculus in my sophomore year of high school, and continued to take math classes beyond that, and I also continued to take math classes for fun in college at MIT. I have experience tutoring SAT math, and I am very comfortable with those subjects.

I especially enjoyed being a teaching assistant for general chemistry in college, and I continue to find chemistry fascinating. I also worked in molecular biology labs for many years, and I took lots of physics in college. Science is where my brain lives.

I studied German in middle school, high school, and college, and I also have a linguist's perspective on learning language. So I am happy to tutor German!

My schedule is very flexible, so please contact me!
Hello! I am an MIT grad and former academic who has years of experience teaching at the college level. I love teaching, especially when I get to work one-on-one with students, and that is why I enjoy tutoring. I have a strong background in math and science from going to a math and science-focused high school, and then MIT for college. I majored in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Northampton, MA 01060
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Science:
Biology, Chemistry,
Physics
English:
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Language:
German

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Chemistry

I love chemistry. I TAed for general chemistry twice while I was an undergrad at MIT. I am happy to tutor any level up chemistry up to and including college-level general chemistry.

MIT
Linguistics and Phil
UMass Amherst
Master's

Education

MIT (Linguistics and Phil)

UMass Amherst (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Anisa will travel within 15 miles of Northampton, MA 01060.