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Sharon M.

Worcester, MA

$65/hour

Learning is fun in Worcester w/an experienced, creative tutor!!

Background check passed as of 10/22/15
4.9 average from 19 ratings
Prepared and patient.
— Liz, Charlton, MA on 7/14/16

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Framingham State College
Worcester State College, Worcester, MA
MEd

Education

Framingham State College

Worcester State College, Worcester, MA (MEd)

About Sharon

I am an experienced educator. I have worked as a college administrator in student services for over 20 years, taught English, Writing, GED and ESL classes to elementary through high school students. I have also taught ESL to adults as a literacy volunteer for a number of years. Drawing from my student services experience, I also offer tutoring services for college planning including: PSAT, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT. Compassion, patience and humor are key elements to my approach in tutoring. Respect for the student's learning style is essential. Tutoring sessions are customized to the student's needs and learning style. I am an experienced educator. I have worked as a college administrator in student services for over 20 years, taught English, Writing, GED and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Online rates are $65 per hour. College Planning rates vary based on service from $195 per hour or set rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Worcester, MA 01602
Background Check: Passed

"Prepared and patient."

- Liz, Charlton, MA on 7/14/16
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, College Counseling,
GED,
GMAT, GRE,
MCAT, PSAT,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
SSAT, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
GMAT, GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

I have tutored students for the SAT and ACT, as well as the subject tests. With many of my clients, we have focused on the reading and essay writing tests. My students have been successful with ACT and SAT tests.

College Counseling

I have an MEd in Adult Education. My professional background includes over 17 years of experience as a college admissions and financial aid administrator. I have operated a college planning service for the past 13 years.

ESL/ESOL

I have over ten years of experience teaching ESL to high school students and adults from beginner to advanced ESL.

GED

I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring in the following areas GED, SAT, ACT, ESL and TOEFL. My students have been high school students as well as adults. My teaching approach is to tailor the lesson to the student's needs and learning style.

GRE

As a college planning consultant with over 20 years of experience, I have successfully tutored my clients for entrance exams including the SAT, ACT and GRE.

Proofreading

My undergraduate degree is in English. I have taught English to High School students and tutored students in writing, as well as essay writing.

PSAT

I have taught and tutored students for the SAT, ACT, GRE, TOEFL and HiSET exams. I am also a private college planning consultant and work with students and families guiding them through the college admissions and financial aid process .

SAT Reading

As a college planning consultant with over 20 years of experience, I work closely with my clients, including SAT and ACT prep tutoring.

SAT Writing

As a private College Advisor, I have provided college admissions, financial aid/scholarship and SAT/ACT/TOEFL/GRE/GED test prep tutoring since 2003. I hold a Master of Education in Adult Education and worked for 18 years as a college administrator.

Study Skills

I have experience teaching and tutoring ABE, GED, ESL and SAT prep. An integral part of my teaching style is to incorporate study skills. It is essential to student success to guide them in understanding of their learning style. They need to understand which study tips and techniques best suit their learning style, as well as the subject they are studying.

TOEFL

I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring ESL & TOEFL clients.

Writing

As a college planning consultant with over 20 years of experience, I have worked with high school and college students to work on college essays, improve writing skills and prepare for SAT, ACT & GRE exams.

Framingham State College
Worcester State College, Worcester, MA
MEd

Education

Framingham State College

Worcester State College, Worcester, MA (MEd)

Prepared and patient. — Sharon is very patient . I get frustrated easily and she helps me to relax and do my best to understand the material. She does her best to fit around your schedule and she brings a lot of the materials with her. ...

— Liz, Charlton, MA on 7/14/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Online rates are $65 per hour. College Planning rates vary based on service from $195 per hour or set rate.

Travel policy

Sharon will travel within 15 miles of Worcester, MA 01602.