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Patrick J.

#1 Rated Tutor in USA! Certified teacher. Master's Ed. 1st meet free.

#1 Rated Tutor in USA! Certified teacher. Master's Ed. 1st meet free.

$235/hour

  • 2,929 hours tutoring

  • New York, NY 10024

About Patrick


Bio

---Here are the Top Reasons why I am the Highest Rated Tutor in the country, with over 800 perfect five-star ratings in a row:

1) Credentials: I am a certified teacher in Math and English, with a Master's Degree in Education.

2) Teaching experience: I have 20+ years of classroom teaching and tutoring experience, including teaching Test Prep at Harvard University. [Many Wyzant tutors are accomplished Ivy League test-takers. Relatively few are credentialed, experienced teachers.]

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---Here are the Top Reasons why I am the Highest Rated Tutor in the country, with over 800 perfect five-star ratings in a row:

1) Credentials: I am a certified teacher in Math and English, with a Master's Degree in Education.

2) Teaching experience: I have 20+ years of classroom teaching and tutoring experience, including teaching Test Prep at Harvard University. [Many Wyzant tutors are accomplished Ivy League test-takers. Relatively few are credentialed, experienced teachers.]

3) Specialization: I specialize in Test Prep and have published Test Prep materials (which I will share with you for free).

4) 100% committed: I am the most in-demand tutor. In recent months, I was hired for more hours than any other Wyzant tutor in the state. I have been tutoring full-time for years, and will continue to do so. The vast majority of tutors work part-time while they look for a job they truly want.

5) Diligent: I earned an academic scholarship to college, and graduated summa cum laude as class valedictorian.

6) Try me: First session is free.

7) Proven: In my last year of classroom teaching, I helped my students earn the highest standardized test scores in the school's 50-year history (and have the documentation to prove it).

8) Happy! I do what I love: connecting with and helping people to do better than they have ever done before.

9) The best is yet to come FOR and FROM your child.
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Here are some highlights from a Wyzant review (read the entire review from "Mary D" through my profile):

"The BEST Teacher / Tutor I Have EVER Encountered!"

--Patrick helped my son improve his SAT scores from a 1180 to a 1370 in one month!
--That's an improvement from scoring better than about 65% of SAT takers to scoring better than 95% of test takers.
--After that experience, we hired him to work with our daughter to improve her SSAT scores, with similarly astounding results (from the 55th percentile to the 81st percentile!).
--Since Patrick is an experienced math and English teacher, we had him continue to work with both kids in their school work.
--He helped them (and us!) with high school and college applications and essays: which were far more complex and time-consuming than we imagined.
--Although Patrick is a score-boosting machine, he is more than that.
--He has been a friendly, fun, funny, and caring mentor to my children.
--He genuinely enjoys working with them, and my children genuinely appreciate the clarity of his instruction, his great sense of humor, and the great improvements they have made with his help.
--Both of my kids regard Patrick as their favorite (and most effective) teacher ever.
--Lastly, Patrick has been an invaluable resource to us as parents: helping us to understand our children's strengths and areas to improve, as well as how to help them progress.
--In short, Patrick is a one in a million teacher. A true "A+"


Education

Boston University
English . Education
Salem State University
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $235
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 10 miles of New York, NY 10024
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/31/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

English

ACT English,

ACT English

Master's in Education. Certified teacher in English. Certified teacher in Math. 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. 20+ years ACT Prep. Taught ACT Prep at Harvard.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have a Master's in Education; teaching certification in English; and teaching certification in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and 20+ years of ACT Prep experience. I taught Test Prep at Harvard University.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have a Master's in Education. I am a certified teacher in English and certified teacher in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience, and 20+ years SAT Prep. I taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
English, Literature, SAT Writing, Writing

Homeschool

Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Certified math (Algebra 1) teacher with Master's of Education and 20+ years of classroom teaching / tutoring experience.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I'm a certified teacher in Math and certified teacher in English. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and a master's in Education. I have 20+ years SAT Prep and taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have a Master's in Education. I am a certified teacher in English and certified teacher in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience, and 20+ years SAT Prep. I taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Writing

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I am a certified math teacher with a Master's in Education and 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. I have 20+ years of ACT Prep experience, and I am a certified English teacher.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Certified math (Algebra 1) teacher with Master's of Education and 20+ years of classroom teaching / tutoring experience.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I'm a certified teacher in Math and certified teacher in English. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and a master's in Education. I have 20+ years SAT Prep and taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra

Most Popular

Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Certified math (Algebra 1) teacher with Master's of Education and 20+ years of classroom teaching / tutoring experience.
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Writing

Summer

Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Certified math (Algebra 1) teacher with Master's of Education and 20+ years of classroom teaching / tutoring experience.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I'm a certified teacher in Math and certified teacher in English. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and a master's in Education. I have 20+ years SAT Prep and taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
Algebra 1, Geometry, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

Master's in Education. Certified teacher in English. Certified teacher in Math. 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. 20+ years ACT Prep. Taught ACT Prep at Harvard.
ACT Math,

ACT Math

I am a certified math teacher with a Master's in Education and 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. I have 20+ years of ACT Prep experience, and I am a certified English teacher.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have a Master's in Education; teaching certification in English; and teaching certification in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and 20+ years of ACT Prep experience. I taught Test Prep at Harvard University.
ISEE,

ISEE

Master's Degree in Education. Certified teacher in Math. Certified teacher in English. 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. 20+ years ISEE Prep.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I'm a certified teacher in Math and certified teacher in English. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and a master's in Education. I have 20+ years SAT Prep and taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have a Master's in Education. I am a certified teacher in English and certified teacher in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience, and 20+ years SAT Prep. I taught SAT Prep at Harvard.
SSAT,

SSAT

Master's Degree in Education. Certified teacher in Math. Certified teacher in English. 15+ years of classroom teaching experience. 20+ years SSAT Prep.
PSAT, SAT Writing

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Very knowledgeable about SSAT

Patrick has been working on SSAT prep with my son. After the first session, my son was convinced. He liked Patrick's teaching style and felt that his tips were very helpful. He breaks down the questions in ways that the kids can better understand the material.

Cindy, 11 lessons with Patrick

Preparation for SAT THE BEST EVER!

My son has been studying with Patrick to prepare for his SAT test (both math and English). Not only we are extremely pleased with every single lesson, but Patrick’s knowledge and his vibrant personality has a super positive effect on my son. The best tutor ever!

Elena, 9 lessons with Patrick

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

Great SAT tutor It was my son's first session. Patrick was very kind and easy to talk to. I think he is going to be extremely helpful. He took his time answering questions clearly. My son really enjoyed working with him and looks forward to the lessons to come.

Ineke, 2 lessons with Patrick

Excellent, experienced tutor!

Patrick used the Wyzant online teaching tool to work on specific SAT sections that my son needed help with and it was an extremely effective way of teaching him exactly what he needed to improve his score in that section.

Sunanda, 5 lessons with Patrick

Knowledgeable, and helpful

Patrick helped with mistakes in the practice test of reading section, writing section and it went well, hoping my Son gets his much needed last minute preparation for his upcoming SAT.

Bhanu, 3 lessons with Patrick

Experienced and thorough

Patrick helped me with my English writing assignment. He is very thorough and his advice and comments are detailed and constructive. I will continue to work with Patrick.

Helen, 18 lessons with Patrick

AMAZING SSAT Tutor

Patrick is an amazing SSAT tutor. I have worked with him over the past 45 days to improve my score. He has taught me a lot of test-specific concepts for succeeding, has developed an extremely helpful guide for taking the SSAT, is extremely knowledgeable in not only explaining the concepts but also in explaining the most efficient way to work through different types of problems. Patrick has been very flexible in scheduling lessons and as a result of working with him I have felt much more confident in the concepts that are being tested.

Warren, 10 lessons with Patrick

Super dedicated and super knowledgeable.

He is helping me with standardized testing. I have had previous tutors but I have really connected with Patrick. He is very dedicated to his students and explains concepts in multiple ways so that you understand it. He is fantastic!

Cari, 7 lessons with Patrick

Most Brilliant Tutor in My Son's life

Now my son has had five time lessons so far with Patrick including a free lesson. My son has been very happy with his productive explanation on each question in SSAT and his well-developed technology for teaching he uses online. He has well recognized my son's strong point and weak too and has been trying to give him the accurate solution to go to next level and beyond. We feel really lucky to meet such an intelligent teacher like him at Wyzant. I will be back after few more lessons.

Hyungsang, 10 lessons with Patrick
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$235/hour

Patrick J.

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