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Melissa B.

University, MS

$50/hr

The best math and Spanish tutor around

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Background check passed as of 1/29/15
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8 Ratings
 
 
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Best Math Tutor
— Amy, Spring, TX on 2/5/15

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University of Mississippi
Math, Spanish

Education

University of Mississippi (Math, Spanish)

About Melissa

Hello! My name is Melissa, and I'm here to help. I am simply the best tutor around. I have a bachelor's degree in mathematics and Spanish from the University of Mississippi, and I've tutored in both subjects since high school. During college, I worked for the Ole Miss Athletics Department as a tutor. My students all received at least one letter grade higher in the subject I tutored them in. I am patient, and I know how to explain concepts in different ways according to the student's learning style.
I taught AP Calculus for 2 years professionally and am currently working on getting formally licensed to teach in public schools. Most of my students received 5s on the AP exam, and almost all received a 3 or higher. I also speak Spanish fluently.
I'd love to help you feel more confident and grow in your understanding of either great subject. I guarantee results.
Hello! My name is Melissa, and I'm here to help. I am simply the best tutor around. I have a bachelor's degree in mathematics and Spanish from the University of Mississippi, and I've tutored in both subjects since high… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of University, MS 38677
Background Check: Passed

"Best Math Tutor"

- Amy, Spring, TX on 2/5/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Science:
Chemistry, Physics
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th),
ESL/ESOL, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Spanish, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Needlework
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Spanish

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Bible Studies

I was raised in an active Christian home and faithfully attended the AWANA program for 8 years. My parents became missionaries as I was entering high school, and we moved to Ecuador. There I attended the prestigious Alliance Academy International and received a vigorous and well-rounded Christian education. I also taught for 2 years at a Christian high school. I've personally studied the Bible for many, many years and have expert knowledge and experience with it.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am officially certified to teach K-12 in mathematics and Spanish, and I have a Bachelor of Arts in Math and Spanish. I have been professionally tutoring in English, writing, math, Spanish, physics, and general science for several years to various age groups, including elementary students.

Needlework

My grandmother is an expert needleworker. She taught me how to cross stitch when I was in high school, and I've been doing it ever since. I've completed one very large piece, which took me several years, and multiple smaller projects. I am very good and would be a good teacher to someone who is excited to learn.

Study Skills

I am a very organized and attentive person who can quickly adapt to the learning needs of whomever I work with. I have tutored unofficially for about 12 years, and officially for 7 years. I have worked for the University of Mississippi Athletics Department, a local High School, and an an international academy. I've also tutored with WyzAnt for almost 2 years. In all that time, I've been able to hone my tutoring skills and help other students not only learn the subject material, but how to study in general.

University of Mississippi
Math, Spanish

Education

University of Mississippi (Math, Spanish)

Best Math Tutor — Melissa is a very patient, motivating, master tutor. She works extremely well with learning disabled students. She adapts the material to suit the student's skill level. ...

— Amy, Spring, TX on 2/5/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 15 miles of University, MS 38677.

Background Check Status for Melissa B.

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