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Anastasia M.

Pitt Medical Student Offering SAT Prep, Math, and Science Tutoring

Pitt Medical Student Offering SAT Prep, Math, and Science Tutoring

$50/hour

  • 88 hours tutoring

  • Pittsburgh, PA 15203


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About Anastasia


Bio

I am currently a second year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from Caltech (California Institute of Technology). I have a strong background in math, physics, and biology, but can also tutor in SAT.

I received 800/800 on the SAT II Math Level II portion and 2250/2400 on the overall SAT exam. I understand how the exam works in terms of the types questions that are most commonly asked, and I bring...

I am currently a second year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from Caltech (California Institute of Technology). I have a strong background in math, physics, and biology, but can also tutor in SAT.

I received 800/800 on the SAT II Math Level II portion and 2250/2400 on the overall SAT exam. I understand how the exam works in terms of the types questions that are most commonly asked, and I bring numerous texts that I have personally used to increase my own score with me to my sessions.

I have taken 9 high school AP exams, including AP US History, AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP Biology, and others, so I can offer a lot of experience in a wide breadth of high school courses as well.

I have previously tutored children in reading at the Foster City Library, so I am very comfortable working with younger age groups as well. I personally provide flashcards and adjust my lesson plans to fit each student well. I have learned that inspiring younger students involves creativity as well as discipline.

The biggest advantage that I offer as a tutor is the fact that my age makes me more familiar with the textbooks that are currently being used in classrooms. I have used many of these books myself over the last few years, so I know firsthand what is expected at each level, and I have a practical approach to my tutoring.

On a personal note, I have previously worked in the Munirka slums in New Delhi, India teaching children math and English. I have also worked in Nairobi, Kenya, so I am comfortable working with different individuals and different skill sets.


Education

California Institute of Technology
Bioengineering

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15203
  • Lesson cancellation: 3 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/29/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE, Microsoft Word

Computer

Python,

Python

I have taken a Python class at Caltech (California Institute of Technology). Our assignments, for example, involved us programming a Connect-Four game and also an interactive Sudoku game. The class focused on applying built-in functions to carry out certain tasks, which gave me a more practical knowledge of Python.
Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Russian,

Russian

I was born in Moscow, Russia and Russian is my first language. I have been involved in a Russian choir group in order to keep up my language skills while living in America. I have gone to school in Russia, so I know how to read, write, and speak the language fluently. I have taught individuals basic Russian in the past, and I have access to many textbooks and worksheets for students to use as well.
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish, Statistics

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have previously tutored children ages 4 through 12 in reading at a public library. I understand that children in this age group need to be taught in a creative, yet structured manner, because they lose focus quickly when tasks become difficult. I have also worked with this age group as a swim instructor.
Phonics,

Phonics

When I taught children ages 4 through 12 how to read at a local public ibrary, I made phonics flashcards that enabled them to hear the connection between letters and sounds. Phonics flashcards are one of the best ways to help a child build up confidence in reading individual words, and eventually, sentences and paragraphs.
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have previously tutored children ages 4 through 12 in reading at a public library. I understand that children in this age group need to be taught in a creative, yet structured manner, because they lose focus quickly when tasks become difficult. I have also worked with this age group as a swim instructor.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Language

Russian,

Russian

I was born in Moscow, Russia and Russian is my first language. I have been involved in a Russian choir group in order to keep up my language skills while living in America. I have gone to school in Russia, so I know how to read, write, and speak the language fluently. I have taught individuals basic Russian in the past, and I have access to many textbooks and worksheets for students to use as well.
Spanish

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have previously tutored children ages 4 through 12 in reading at a public library. I understand that children in this age group need to be taught in a creative, yet structured manner, because they lose focus quickly when tasks become difficult. I have also worked with this age group as a swim instructor.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Science

Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

I have taken Organic Chemistry for one year at The California Institute of Technology, and I am proficient with reactions that involve alcohols, alkanes, aromatics, esters, and ethers. I have also worked in laboratories that use organic chemistry to conduct their research, so I have hands-on experience with this subject. I have also studied texts that help with the Organic Chemistry section of the MCAT exam.
Biology, Physical Science

Special Needs

Phonics

Phonics

When I taught children ages 4 through 12 how to read at a local public ibrary, I made phonics flashcards that enabled them to hear the connection between letters and sounds. Phonics flashcards are one of the best ways to help a child build up confidence in reading individual words, and eventually, sentences and paragraphs.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have previously tutored children ages 4 through 12 in reading at a public library. I understand that children in this age group need to be taught in a creative, yet structured manner, because they lose focus quickly when tasks become difficult. I have also worked with this age group as a swim instructor.
Russian,

Russian

I was born in Moscow, Russia and Russian is my first language. I have been involved in a Russian choir group in order to keep up my language skills while living in America. I have gone to school in Russia, so I know how to read, write, and speak the language fluently. I have taught individuals basic Russian in the past, and I have access to many textbooks and worksheets for students to use as well.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, GED, Geometry, Reading, SAT Math, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT Math, GED, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (32 ratings)
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Reviews

Great tutor!

Anastasia is very smart, organized, prepared, and personable. She is positive with her feedback and explains the material clearly. For the first session, she had prepared worksheets on the current topics of the subjects in which she was to tutor our son. She came expecting to work on math or chemistry, but my son decided he needed more help writing an English paper. She jumped right in, transitioning easily, and helped him organize and correct his paper. She is a great tutor who I would highly recommend!

Fritz, 1 lesson with Anastasia

Great tutor!

Anastasia is very responsible and patient. She prepares for every class and my daughter has learned a lot from her.

JIEHUI, 8 lessons with Anastasia

Very organized

This was our first session with Anastasia who is going to help with SAT prep, and I was pleased to see that she was very organized and is taking the initiative to find out my daughters strengths and weaknesses before we start our regular sessions. We are looking forward to using the support Anastasia has to offer.

Sandra, 11 lessons with Anastasia

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