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Tate K.

New York, NY

$75/hour

Boston College Graduate for SAT, Geography, and History Tutoring

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Boston College
International Studies

Education

Boston College (International Studies)

About Tate

INTRODUCTION
I am a graduate of Boston College, where I studied International Studies, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian. With extensive tutoring experience at immigration organizations and adult education centers, I pride myself on a highly personal approach to learning, and look forward to getting to know you. Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

SAT
My scores on the SAT helped me to receive a full scholarship to attend Boston College. Over the years, I have gained experience teaching math and English, both to newly arrived immigrants at a nonprofit and to adults at education centers across the country.

GEOGRAPHY
As an International Studies graduate from Boston College, I have a deep understanding of geography, international relations, and current affairs. Further, through grants from the university, I have firsthand research, travel, and work experience in Asia, Africa, Central America, and Europe.

HISTORY
With an extensive background in US, European, and World History, I am available for tutoring for all three AP history exams. Having scored a 5 on all three exams, as well as a 790 on the US History SAT Subject Test, I know the methods and tricks to help you achieve your goals for standardized history tests.

MANDARIN CHINESE AND RUSSIAN
With over 10 years of intensive study in Chinese, I have the skills to help beginner and intermediate students master the groundwork of learning this difficult language. In addition to travel and work experience in China and Singapore, I have also tutored Chinese immigrants in the U.S. and performed research in Chinese. I created Advanced Independent Tutorials at Boston College related to international affairs, Sino-US relations, and Classical Chinese literature.

At Boston College, I have studied Russian at the advanced level and can provide help to beginners who are learning Russian's tricky grammatical system.

As an American who has spent years studying (and sometimes struggling!) Mandarin Chinese and Russian, two of the world's most difficult languages, I know the challenges that accompany learning these languages as a nonnative speaker.
INTRODUCTION
I am a graduate of Boston College, where I studied International Studies, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian. With extensive tutoring experience at immigration
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of New York, NY 10028
In-person lessons
Math:
SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Language:
Chinese,
Russian
History:
American History,
Geography, World History

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American History

I scored a 5 on the AP U.S. History exam in high school, missing only two multiple questions on a practice test. Further, I scored a 790 on the SAT Subject Test in American History. These scores allowed me to receive a full scholarship to Boston College, from which I graduated in May.

Chinese

I have over 11 years of experience studying Chinese, including travel and work in both China and Singapore. In addition, I have tutored Chinese immigrants in Boston and created Advanced Independent Tutorials at Boston College. Lastly, I have experience in tutoring adults through adult education programs in both Charlotte and Boston. I plan to work with beginner and intermediate students, using textbooks that I have become familiar with in classes.

Russian

At Boston College, I have studied Russian at the advanced level, working in small classes to perfect the grammatical intricacies of the Russian language. I plan to tutor only beginning Russian students, using materials that I have used in my courses at Boston College. As a nonnative speaker, I know the challenges that face Americans learning Russian, which will aid my teaching abilities, along with my tutoring experience in immigration organizations and adult education centers.

SAT Math

I scored an 800 in the SAT Math section in high school.

SAT Reading

I scored a 740 in the SAT Reading section in high school.

SAT Writing

I scored a 690 on the SAT Writing in high school.

World History

I scored a 5 on the AP World History exam in high school, missing only two multiple questions on a practice test. At BC, I studied International Relations, Chinese, and Russian. Further, I have traveled and researched in locations such as Singapore, Kenya, and Turkey.

Boston College
International Studies

Education

Boston College (International Studies)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tate will travel within 5 miles of New York, NY 10028.