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Matthew S.

Practicing Attorney & Experienced Tutor for Law School/Bar Exam

Practicing Attorney & Experienced Tutor for Law School/Bar Exam

$70/hour

  • 188 hours tutoring

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**Received Top 10% Tutor on Wyzant Award for 2020**
Matthew S. primarily offers tutoring services and strategies to law students, JD's and foreign trained attorneys preparing for the bar exam. Additionally, Matthew provides assistance and guidance in the College Counseling process to assist students with the admissions process and drafting letters of intent. Matthew also assists students with law school assignments and projects, criminal justice overview, public speaking support and...

**Received Top 10% Tutor on Wyzant Award for 2020**
Matthew S. primarily offers tutoring services and strategies to law students, JD's and foreign trained attorneys preparing for the bar exam. Additionally, Matthew provides assistance and guidance in the College Counseling process to assist students with the admissions process and drafting letters of intent. Matthew also assists students with law school assignments and projects, criminal justice overview, public speaking support and English/Writing assistance. Matthew is currently licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Matthew can provide structure and scheduling for first-time and repeat bar exam applicants. He can also review essays, performance tests and material for any jurisdiction. MBE strategies and foundation notes, approaches and tactics for essays and MBE are also available upon request. Matthew has also created a highly-detailed essay strategy guide for Pennsylvania and UBE states.

Matthew is highly qualified to instruct on all seven MBE topics based on his years of bar prep experience and formal legal training. He has also scored in the 90th percentile for multiple MBE topics. Matthew also has great familiarity with the official NCBE questions. Additionally, Matthew provides an overview on the highly tested subject areas and specifically tailors lessons to highlight these topics.

Please do not hesitate to contact for any immediate questions or inquiries!


Education

University of Pittsburgh
Criminal Justice
Syracuse University College of Law
J.D.
Maxwell School of Public Citizenship - Syracuse University
Masters

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Subjects

Business

Criminal Justice,

Criminal Justice

I graduated with a bachelors from University of Pittsburgh. While attending the University, my major was in Criminal Justice. I am highly qualified to assist students with drafting responses and reviewing essay materials.
Law,

Law

I graduated from Syracuse College of Law with an Estate Planning Concentration. I have been working with law students for years in assisting them with revisions and lectures on specific topics. Additionally, I am highly qualified to assist in legal assignments, essay revisions, law school recommendations or supplemental lectures.
Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I have taken approximately 4 courses that include elements of improving public speaking. Additionally, my role as attorney and counselor requires me to speak in public daily. These experiences make me perfect to assist students with alleviating anxiety.

Corporate Training

Law,

Law

I graduated from Syracuse College of Law with an Estate Planning Concentration. I have been working with law students for years in assisting them with revisions and lectures on specific topics. Additionally, I am highly qualified to assist in legal assignments, essay revisions, law school recommendations or supplemental lectures.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have taken approximately 4 courses that include elements of improving public speaking. Additionally, my role as attorney and counselor requires me to speak in public daily. These experiences make me perfect to assist students with alleviating anxiety.
Proofreading

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have taken approximately 4 courses that include elements of improving public speaking. Additionally, my role as attorney and counselor requires me to speak in public daily. These experiences make me perfect to assist students with alleviating anxiety.
Writing,

Writing

Highly qualified for drafting, revisions and edits of nearly all areas. Please contact me regarding any specific questions you may have!
Proofreading

Homeschool

Writing

Writing

Highly qualified for drafting, revisions and edits of nearly all areas. Please contact me regarding any specific questions you may have!

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Writing

Writing

Highly qualified for drafting, revisions and edits of nearly all areas. Please contact me regarding any specific questions you may have!

Other

College Counseling,

College Counseling

I have been working with students for years in applying for College, Graduate School and Law School. I am also highly capable of helping review admission essays and letters of intent. I am also highly qualified to analyze what portions of your essay should be modified to strengthen your application.
Law

Law

I graduated from Syracuse College of Law with an Estate Planning Concentration. I have been working with law students for years in assisting them with revisions and lectures on specific topics. Additionally, I am highly qualified to assist in legal assignments, essay revisions, law school recommendations or supplemental lectures.

Summer

Writing

Writing

Highly qualified for drafting, revisions and edits of nearly all areas. Please contact me regarding any specific questions you may have!

Test Preparation

Bar Exam,

Bar Exam

Currently, I have three years of bar exam tutoring experience for UBE states and other non-UBE states. Additionally, I have taken multiple bar examinations within the past 5 years. This recent experience allows me to give advice on the recent trends on the exam. Officially licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.
College Counseling

College Counseling

I have been working with students for years in applying for College, Graduate School and Law School. I am also highly capable of helping review admission essays and letters of intent. I am also highly qualified to analyze what portions of your essay should be modified to strengthen your application.

Examples of Expertise


Matthew has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 8 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Great tutor!

We are learning about contracts and Matthew has made a lot of concepts pertaining to contracts easier to understand. Definitely worth the investment and extra time. I plan on using him throughout the entirety of my law program.

Jamie, 3 lessons with Matthew

Knowledgeable, Patient, Straightforward, and Understandable

Matthew is a T&E wizard. Definitely knows the material, no matter how complex the question. Additionally, he applied practical, real-world examples to the questions, making it easier to understand. I would definitely recommend Matthew to fellow students struggling to learn T&E.

Roger, 2 lessons with Matthew

Initial conversations about taking the bar exam.

Matthew did a great job providing with an overview of the different parts of the UBE and how to best prepare for the exam. He certainly helped me understand in a practical way the time commitment required and the study process which helped ease my anxiety about actually sitting for the exam.

Tom, 1 lesson with Matthew

Understands what a student needs and how to improve

Matthew helped me proofread a legal memo. He gave great insight on how to improve my paper to a higher grade level. Matthew can definitely help Law students understand how to write at a high level.

Sayeed, 1 lesson with Matthew

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

He is willing to tailor his lesson to suit your needs the best. He was clearly knowledgeable about legal writing and exam strategies, which helped me prepare for my exam and fine-tune my writing skills. He also got some multiple choice practice questions for students.

Michelle, 2 lessons with Matthew

Super Helpful

Very knowledgeable and patient. I am grasping concepts a lot easier now and he is always available when I need helpful and goes out of his way to make sure you get everything you need.

Halea , 5 lessons with Matthew

Great choice for my MBE preparation

I really enjoyed my lessons with Matthew so far, he is really good in analyzing the MBE questions in simple words. In each session we review a wide range of MBE questions together and he patiently explains to me why the wrong answers are incorrect. I highly recommend him to others in need of some assistance for the bar exam preparation.

Neda, 9 lessons with Matthew

Structured and Prepared

Matt is helped me learn to analyze incorrect answer choices and questions. We’ve had multiple tutoring lessons and I know my issue spotting skills are improving!

Erica , 28 lessons with Matthew

Excellent!!

Great tutor, patient and would be perfect coach for foreign trained students who wants to apply for the Bar exam in the US. I highly recommend Matthew because of his insights and great support.

Ed, 1 lesson with Matthew
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Matthew S.

$70/hour

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Response time: 2 hours