Over 1500 tutoring hours

Jed L.

Forest Hills, NY


Test Prep Expert Tutor - SHSAT, SSAT, ISEE, TACHS, SAT

Background check passed as of 6/16/15
4.9 average from 524 ratings
Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor
— Barbara, Pelham, NY on 7/28/16

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Queens College


Queens College

About Jed

I am a very experienced, highly rated and affordable tutor. I have taught for over 10 years and have logged more than 1400 hours with WyzAnt. I have over 400 reviews with an average rating of 4.9. I specialize in test prep: SHSAT, SSAT, ISEE, TACHS, SAT, ASVAB, TASCTASC (formerly GED) and the Common Core curricula, but I Ialso teach academic subjects. I am patient, kind and tend to establish rapport quickly with my students. I am a very experienced, highly rated and affordable tutor. I have taught for over 10 years and have logged more than 1400 hours with WyzAnt. I have over 400 reviews with an average rating of 4.9. I specialize in test prep: SHSAT, SSAT, Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375
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"Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor"

- Barbara, Pelham, NY on 7/28/16

"Great Tutor"

- Michelle, Brooklyn, NY on 3/22/16

"Great tutor"

- Lora, Forest Hills, NY on 11/8/15

"Patient and thorough at a very reasonable rate"

- Steven, New York, NY on 11/4/15

"Effective tutor"

- Ruben, Duluth, GA on 7/31/15

"Oustanding Tutor"

- GIovanna, Forest Hills, NY on 4/30/15

"Great tutor, responsible and caring"

- Natalie, Woodmere, NY on 11/3/14

"Great Tutor"

- Elly, Jamaica, NY on 10/23/14

"Jed is not only a skilled tutor, but a great human being!"

- Yuka, Forest Hills, NY on 6/27/14

"Great start"

- Soraya, Corona, NY on 4/2/14

"Great first session!"

- Geneva, Jamaica, NY on 2/10/14

"Jed made my son comfortable"

- Princess, Brooklyn, NY on 1/28/14

"Great tutor!"

- Lilian, Middle Village, NY on 1/26/14

"Great tutor!"

- Irina, Whitestone, NY on 11/6/13

"Very flexible."

- Joe, Elmont, NY on 8/22/13

"Great Tutor"

- Ramon, Forest Hills, NY on 5/20/13

"Very professional, easy to follow."

- Larisa, Rego Park, NY on 2/22/13

"Great tutor!"

- Agnieszka, Middle Village, NY on 2/12/13

"Great tutor for our 12 years-old son"

- M, Forest Hills, NY on 1/31/13

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Marlene, Flushing, NY on 7/30/12

"Wonderful and Effective"

- Olga, Forest Hills, NY on 11/23/11

"I give this tutor 7 stars"

- Yasmeen, Woodhaven, NY on 11/17/11

"Great Tutor!!"

- Cathy, Cambria Heights, NY on 10/14/11
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Music Theory, Piano
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ASVAB, College Counseling,
Common Core,
GED, Regents,
SAT Math, SAT Reading, SSAT
American History
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

College Counseling

I am qualified to tutor in college counseling because I have significant experience in this area. As a Case Manager for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, I met with adolescents both individually and in a group setting to help them devise an educational/vocational plan. This included researching various careers, aptitude testing, creating a strong personal essay, and teaching them how to effectively research various colleges to suit their needs.

Common Core

I am extremely familiar and experienced with tutoring the common core curricula in both ELA and math to elementary school and middle school students. Since September 2010 (for over 4 years now), I have been a WyzAnt tutor with consistently exceptional ratings and reviews. As soon as the common core curricula was fully implemented in the NYC school system in 2011, I familiarized myself with both the math and ELA topics and lessons. Every elementary school student I have tutored since 2011 in ELA and math was common core material, since common core has been required throughout the state. I have used a variety of books and materials for common core practice, including and especially the "Ready New York" series and the Engage NY Common Core website.

Elementary (K-6th)

For four years, I have been employed as a elementary education substitute teacher for the New York City Department of Education. I have taught Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, and Music for every grade from K through 5th. Additionally, three of my current Wyzant Students and two of my private students are in elementary school.


I am an experienced tutor and would be glad to help your 17 year olds.


I have been tutoring students for Regents exams for several years now. The student I am currently tutoring for English Regents is very happy with her son's progress, and even said that this is the first time he seems to be enjoying studying. I am also quite familiar with the new "Common Core" curriculum for Regents exams. As for materials, I use a combination of the Barron's Regents book and on-line resources, and I give simulated exams 1 - 2 weeks before the actual test and grade them to ensure that my students perform well.

Special Needs

For a year, I was a substitute para-professional with the NYC Dept. of Education, District 75, working with children on the severe end of the autistic spectrum.

For 7 years, I worked as a case manager, outreach worker, and supervisor at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, providing services to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth

Currently, I am privately tutoring a special needs child in piano.

I am extremely patient and empathetic, and get along great with all kids, especially it seems, those with special needs.

I am glad to provide more detailed information and/or documentation if required. Thank you.

Study Skills

I have been a very active tutor in excellent standing with WyzAnt (see my ratings and reviews) and I always include study skills as part of my tutoring, regardless of subject; skills such as how to focus, time management, recitation, using index cards, using the internet, as well as planning and organization. I not only teach these skills as part of my "subject" tutoring, but in my work with students preparing for exams, such as the SHSAT or ASVAB, I emphasize study skills even more, since usually the amount of study time before the exam is limited.

Queens College


Queens College

Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor — Jed is an amazing person and tutor! He is uniquely talented with an acute ability to relate individually to each student and his/her learning style! We are JED fans!! ...

— Barbara, Pelham, NY on 7/28/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jed will travel within 10 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375.