Montclair State University (English)
I am a full-time professional tutor with experience in helping students develop all of the vital reading comprehension and writing skills necessary to succeed at middle/high school, on standardized tests and beyond. I have worked at top rated learning centers as well as in student homes helping to build crucial verbal skills. I have experience working with older students: 6th grade through college level. I am a Certified Teacher of English and I have also taught in the classroom and worked as a freelance writer.
I offer help with the verbal portions of entrance exams such as SSAT/ISEE, SAT, and ACT. Lessons include vocabulary building, exam strategies, timed practice, and homework.
My services as an English tutor also include (but are not limited to) college application essay help, homework help, language arts enrichment, reading comprehension, proofreading, and grammar. I am a full-time professional tutor with experience in helping students develop all of the vital reading comprehension and writing skills necessary to succeed at middle/high school, on standardized tests and beyond. I have worked at top rated learning centers as well as in student homes helping to build crucial verbal skills. I have experience
Chesley is very patient with my son, she never yells or gets upset. I asked my son how it was going, and he said "she is helping me a lot." I asked him, How does she help you? He answered, "She teaches me how find main ideas and inferences on topics I read, and how to brainstorm to find information on topics given. She also teaches me how to form my paragraphs and make them make sense. She is very helpful, and easy to talk to."
Chesley had a great first lesson with my daughter. She is studying for an entrance exam in September. Chesley was friendly and my daughter felt comfortable. We plan on continuing.
I have had an excellent experience finding this service, and the value of the tutor, flexible schedule and her professionalism.
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Study skills are important for every student and I often include tips on this topic with my students who are seeing me for other subjects. I am skilled at helping students manage time (creating to do lists and schedules). I am also familiar with important note taking techniques (such as SQ3R). From teaching exam prep for the past two years, I have learned various test taking techniques as well. I already require my students to stay organized, and I prove to be an example of organization for them, as I keep detailed records, I am always prepared for the session, and I keep track of all previously completed assignments.