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Lina Y.

New York, NY

$55/hour

I will empower and challenge you in achieving your goals

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$55/Hour


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About Lina

Hi there,

My name is Lina and I have always had a passion for learning and teaching. I started tutoring in high school through my involvement in Honor Societies and volunteer work. Growing up, I also received tutoring through Kumon, Princeton Review, and one-on-one tutoring. I have experienced various styles of teaching and gained different strategies along the way to identify the best fit for a student.

Depending on the student's learning style and personality, I can take a strict or fluid approach to promote productivity. I am creative in my approach and will devise word games, equation challenges, etc. to make content more engaging and (dare I say it) fun. Based on my experiences, I understand that every student has their own way of learning and it is key to develop a strategy that will make learning "stick".

Thanks to years of practice and guidance along the way, I graduated from the College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA) in 2012 with a 3.49 GPA, majoring in Finance with a minor in Economics. I am also preparing for the GMAT exam to further my studies in an MBA program.

I am available to tutor evenings after 7pm and weekends, reach out if you have any questions. I look forward to working with you to realize your potential and gain academic success!

I achieved a score of 770 on the SAT Math section and full 800 on the PSAT.

In preparation for the SAT, I spent hours learning and memorizing vocabulary words (thanks to WordSmart and other resources). The SAT often has advanced vocabulary that is rarely used colloquially, but I found that the best way to remember a word is by creating a story or play on words to promote long-term memory.

I scored a 2190 on the SAT and an 800 on the PSAT math section. Additionally, I volunteer as a high school essay reviewer and career development mentor.

In elementary school, I was a math nerd. I competed in Challenge 24 contests and math competitions. I was able to accelerate through repetition and practice.

Reach out if you're looking for a partner in crime who will help you tackle your favorite (and least favorite) subjects! I hope to make our sessions engaging so you forget you're at a tutoring session. :)

Cheers,
Lina
Hi there,

My name is Lina and I have always had a passion for learning and teaching. I started tutoring in high school through my involvement in Honor Societies and volunteer work. Growing up, I also received tutoring through Kumon, Princeton Review, and one-on-one tutoring. I have experienced various styles of teaching and gained
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Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of New York, NY 10075
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math, Microsoft Excel, SAT Math
Science:
PSAT
English:
English, Proofreading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Math
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Special Needs:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Travel policy

Lina will travel within 4 miles of New York, NY 10075.