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Justin W.

Roslyn Heights, NY

$45/hour

Effective and Knowledgeable Ivy League Tutor

4.9 average from 8 ratings
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— Bettina, Franklin Park, NJ on 7/22/16

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Princeton University
Religion
Rutgers University
Master's

Education

Princeton University (Religion)

Rutgers University (Master's)

About Justin

I am an experienced tutor that has worked with students in the areas of history, government, international relations, global health, ethics, religion and research writing. A graduate of Princeton University and, presently, a graduate student in the MA Program in United Nations and Global Policy Studies at Rutgers University, I have the skills to assist you with study skills, editing, research design, projects, test taking and presentations. My techniques will help you excel in classroom discussions by focusing on proven methods for improving your comprehension of materials and lectures and for retaining and applying what you have learned. My passion for knowledge and teaching has been enhanced by international travel that has allowed me to live outside the US and observe the cultures, religions and politics of diverse peoples.I respect the goals and ambition of each student I work with and I am totally committed to helping you to reach those goals, My teaching style is clear, concise, and thorough. I take pride in listening to my students so I can devise the best academic plan for each. My ultimate goal is to turn even the most difficult subjects into their new areas of expertise.

As a graduate who benefited from expert tutors throughout my academic career, I know from personal experience that the right tutor can bring you success. Your success is my success, and it is rewarding to your growth and development. Location is not an issue. If you need a tutor to travel to a location of your choosing or if you prefer online tutoring, our in person and WyzAnt/Skype sessions will allow us to converse and work together seamlessly. Whether you are a high-school, college or graduate student. will provide the expert skills you looking for to help you achieve success.

I am a professional and published writer and editor with experience in research writing, paper writing, Policy brief/memo writing,test taking skills, capstone writing, thesis writing, non-fiction and fiction story development, poetry formation and construction, grammar, PSAT, SAT and GRE verbal, essays, creative writing. My training in writing was developed through many methods. Academically, I have taken English composition courses such as AP English, literary courses, writing for business, thesis preparation, analytical writing and research courses.

As an undergraduate I wrote, developed and conducted research and data analysis papers in the areas of literature, classics, religion, English, history, art history, creative writing, communications, sociology and linguistics. As a current graduate student, my major has required me to conduct research and prepare papers in public policy, economics, global health and government. My editing skills are used frequently as a contributing editor for an urban publication. I have extensive training and experience as a writer for both creative and academic projects.

If you are ready to increase your aptitude in your chosen subject, improve your course grades/GPA and or simply have a love for knowledge and self improvement and seek the highest quality tutoring, then I am the tutor for you. Contact me any time to schedule a lesson/lessons! I look forward to meeting you!
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 11 miles of Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

"Tutor Session"

- Bettina, Franklin Park, NJ on 7/22/16

"great chess teacher"

- Alpa, Somerset, NJ on 7/17/16
English:
Proofreading,
Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Classics, European History, Government & Politics, Political Science,
Religion,
Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

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.

Chess

As a pupil of Israeli Chess Champion Reuven "Roby" Young since the age of 10, I am an experienced and well trained Chess tutor and player. Whether you seek to play competitively or for the love of the game, I will teach you the most successful strategies and techniques to guarantee just that.

Political Science

I am majoring in political science in my Graduate program at the Edward J. Bloustein School for Public Policy and Urban Planning at Rutgers University. The topics I have studied while pursuing my masters are, American and European economies, sociology, environmental law, the electoral process, constitutional history, globalism, modern democracies, and ethics. I was also an an A student in AP Government, a pupil of Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Community Health at Rutgers University, Dr. Meredith Turshen a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor's Society and am well versed from my courses during undergrad in anthropology, civics and philosophy. My knowledge of all of political science and how to better understand its complexities and contexts, whether Local, National or Global, ensures that I am the tutor that you are seeking. I will teach you to improve in your political science classes by retaining content, understanding how to study it, and most importantly how to excel in your curriculum due to a higher level of expertise and enjoyment!

Proofreading

I am an experienced editor and proofreader who has excelled in the realms of sentence structure, vocabulary, outline drafting, bibliography writing, essays,grammar, capstones, theses, term papers and short answer writing. I will ensure that no points are taken off of your assignments, no matter how large, arduous or time consuming as they may be due to yours teachers/professors proof reading/paper writing expectations.

Religion

The study of history can be summed up in the following quote found on the ruins of the Delphic Temple once dedicated to the Ancient Greek God of Light and Truth, "Know Thyself." It is a simple yet illuminating mantra and one that advises that all who endeavor to learn, study and excel in the subject of Religion, must understand that Religion is the story of how we arrived at our current moment in time. As a, Religion major at Princeton University(with a concentration in Ancient Mediterranean and East Asian religions) I have the experience, zeal and knowledge necessary to increase your acumen and understanding of the faiths, spiritualism and polemics/criticisms in reaction to the plethora of the aforementioned spanning from early antiquity to now. From Abrahamic texts to Platonic metaphors, Taoism to Buddhism, from early polytheism to modern Monotheism, you will find in me the knowledge and education you seek to be exactly the tutor that you are looking for!

Social Studies

I am majoring in political science in my Graduate program at the Edward J. Bloustein School for Public Policy and Urban Planning at Rutgers University.at Social studies includes the topics I have studied while pursuing my masters, such as, the history of American and European economies, sociology, law,civics, American and European history and the history of governments. I was also an A student in AP History at Friends Academy in Long Island, an A student in AP Government, a Princeton University Religion Major(B.A), a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor's Society and am well versed from my courses during undergrad in anthropology, civics and philosophy. My knowledge of all of these topics and how they coalesce and intersect within any social studies curriculum ensures that I am the tutor that you are seeking. I will teach you to improve in your social studies classes by retaining content, understanding how to study it, and most importantly how to explain its many intersecting facets in any setting with a higher level of expertise and enjoyment!

Writing

I am an experienced tutor that has worked with students in the areas of history, government, international relations, global health, ethics, religion and research writing. A graduate of Princeton University and, presently, a graduate student at Rutgers University’s Bloustein School for Urban Planning and Public Policy, I have the skills to assist you with study skills, editing, research design, projects, test taking and presentations. My techniques will help you excel in classroom discussions by focusing on proven methods for improving your comprehension of materials and lectures and for retaining and applying what you’ve learned.My passion for knowledge and teaching has been enhanced by international travel that has allowed me to live outside the US and observe the cultures, religions and politics of diverse peoples.I respect the goals and ambition of each student I work with and I am totally committed to helping you to reach those goals, My teaching style is clear, concise, and thorough. I take pride in listening to my students so I can devise the best academic plan for each. My ultimate goal is to turn even the most difficult subjects into their new areas of expertise.

Princeton University
Religion
Rutgers University
Master's

Education

Princeton University (Religion)

Rutgers University (Master's)

Tutor Session — My son is happy with Justin and explained to me how Justin made understanding the difficult subject easier after breaking things down. Thank you Justin :-) ...

— Bettina, Franklin Park, NJ on 7/22/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Justin will travel within 11 miles of Roslyn Heights, NY 11577.