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Suzanne S.

Pittsburgh, PA

$45/hour

Professional Nursing, HESI, NCLEX-RN

900+ Hours
Background check passed as of 1/22/15
4.7 average from 205 ratings
Experienced and insightful tutor
— Carissa, Ellensburg, WA on 10/4/17

$45/Hour


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Los Angeles Pierce College and Graceland University
AS Nursing, BS Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
Master's
Drexel
Master's

Education

Los Angeles Pierce College and Graceland University (AS Nursing, BS Nursing)

University of Pittsburgh (Master's)

Drexel (Master's)

About Suzanne

Nursing School (RN) courses (undergraduate and graduate), HESI, NCLEX-RN. I have BSN, MSN, 20+ years nursing experience, including 10+ years faculty experience in professional nursing, 800+ hours as private tutor. Students complete courses with passing grades, meet their HESI benchmarks, and pass the NCLEX-RN. Tutoring sessions are non-threatening and focus on your individual learning needs, study strategies, critical thinking, and test taking skills. You will learn easy to use tools for selecting the best answers to NCLEX-style questions, how to prioritize, how to answer select-all-that-apply questions, and more! Down-to-earth, concrete explanations which you will understand start with a free learning needs assessment. Nursing School (RN) courses (undergraduate and graduate), HESI, NCLEX-RN. I have BSN, MSN, 20+ years nursing experience, including 10+ years faculty experience in professional nursing, 800+ hours as private tutor. Students complete courses with passing grades, meet their HESI benchmarks, and pass the NCLEX-RN. Tutoring sessions are non-threatening Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

1. Sunday sessions (scheduled on an exception basis) are $55/hr. 2. On the second cancellation or no-show for online sessions, a cancellation fee is assessed.

Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Background Check: Passed

"Experienced and insightful tutor"

- Carissa, Ellensburg, WA on 10/4/17
Suzanne replied on 10/6/2017

Thank you, Carissa, for your positive feedback. It is very gratifying to help a clear-thinking and focused advanced practice nurse candidate like you achieve your goal of becoming a family nurse practitioner. Suzanne

"Knowledgeable and an excellent tutor."

- Aj, Tracy, CA on 10/30/17
Suzanne replied on 10/31/2017

Hi A.J.,

Thank you for your positive feedback. I am happy that you have more confidence in answering NCLEX/HESI questions by using critical thinking!

Suzanne

"Amazing tutor!"

- Kelly, Wexford, PA on 7/22/17
Suzanne replied on 7/27/2017

Kelly,
Thank you for your positive feedback. Please accept my best wishes for your success and let me know if I may be of further help to you. Suzanne

"Amazing tutor!"

- Suada, Beverly, MA on 4/17/17
Suzanne replied on 4/19/2017

Suada,
Thank you for the generous feedback. It was truly a pleasure to help you and I am so happy for your success. Best wishes for your continued success in nursing!
Suzanne

"Success With Suzanne!"

- Elizabeth, Pittsburgh, PA on 2/8/17
Suzanne replied on 2/10/2017

Elizabeth, Thank you for letting me know about your exceptional success on the HESI. I am so proud of you and happy to have been helpful to you in achieving your HESI score of 1000+. Please accept my best wishes for your continued success! Suzanne

"Help With Nursing"

- Candice, Lawrenceville, GA on 11/14/16
Suzanne replied on 11/16/2016

Hi Candice, Thank you for your positive feedback. I am happy that you are encouraged and I look forward to future lessons with you. Suzanne

"Excellent, knowledgeable, and highly recommended tutor!!"

- Parwana, Overland Park, KS on 5/3/16
Suzanne replied on 5/4/2016

Parwana, It was indeed a pleasure to help you with your research course and a pleasure to know you. Thank you for your very complimentary feedback and I am touched to know that my help has meant so much to you. You are a credit to your school, your future employer, and to the new generation of professional nurses! Best wishes, Suzanne

"Awesome!"

- Charlene, Upper Marlboro, MD on 4/25/16
Suzanne replied on 4/27/2016

Thank you for your feedback that the sessions are focusing on your test taking needs and that you feel more confident. It is a pleasure to help you.

"Great first lesson"

- Melody, Homestead, PA on 3/9/16
Suzanne replied on 3/11/2016

Hi Melody, Thank you for your thoughtful, well-articulated and descriptive positive feedback. I appreciate very much knowing that our session was a benefit to you and I also look forward to meeting you again next week to help you prepare for the NCLEX. Suzanne

"Amazing"

- Angela, Finleyville, PA on 2/26/16
Suzanne replied on 2/28/2016

Angela, It was a pleasure to help you and I am very pleased that you passed the NCLEX on your first attempt. Please accept my best wishes for your continued success! Suzanne

"Very patient and knowledgeable"

- Yvonne, Lebanon, NJ on 2/26/16
Suzanne replied on 2/27/2016

Thank you, Yvonne for your positive feedback. I look forward to another tutoring session with you too!

"Very nice and well spoken"

- Jaclyn, Lexington, KY on 2/16/16
Suzanne replied on 2/18/2016

Jaclyn, Thank you for your feedback! It was my pleasure to help you read NCLEX questions with an "in depth" eye to make things clear. I look forward to our next meeting too.

"Introduction to key words"

- Megan, Cleveland, GA on 2/12/16
Suzanne replied on 2/16/2016

Thank you, Megan, for your positive feedback. I am very happy that the session was a wonderful experience for you and I look forward to meeting you again next week to learn about your progress!

"Intelligent and knowledgeable tutor!"

- Lindsey, Irwin, PA on 1/20/16
Suzanne replied on 1/20/2016

Lindsey, Thank you for the positive feedback on the way I conduct your lessons and I am glad that it is helpful to you.

"Passed my NCLEX with Suzanne's help!"

- Loni, Morris Plains, NJ on 1/8/16
Suzanne replied on 1/8/2016

Thank you, Loni. It was a pleasure to help you and I wish you the best success in your professional nursing career! Suzanne

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Abigail, Leesville, LA on 11/27/15
Suzanne replied on 11/30/2015

Thank you, Abigail. I am very happy to be of help to you!

"Fantastic tutor"

- Lena, Worcester, MA on 11/25/15
Suzanne replied on 11/30/2015

Hi Lena. By "piecing it all together" you are "thinking like a nurse." Congratulations, and thank you for your feedback!

"Five Star Tutor"

- Emily, New Albany, OH on 11/23/15
Suzanne replied on 11/24/2015

Thank you, Emily. It is a pleasure to help you.

"Wonderful tutor with a lot of great tips!"

- Jenna, Presto, PA on 11/16/15

"Able to facilitate the critical thinking process"

- Tiffany, Pittsburgh, PA on 11/10/15
Suzanne replied on 11/13/2015

Thank you, Tiffany. My greatest reward is knowing that I have helped students like you.

"Very helpful"

- Crystal, Hoschton, GA on 10/20/15
Suzanne replied on 10/22/2015

Thank you, Crystal.

"Highly Recommend!"

- Celia, Hollywood, FL on 9/27/15
Suzanne replied on 9/28/2015

Thank you, Celia! It is a pleasure to help you. Your thoughtful and carefully communicated feedback is very my appreciated. Thank you!

"Knowledgable, understanding, great!"

- Brittany, Monroeville, PA on 9/5/15

"Patient tutor and very helpful"

- Natalie, Larimer, PA on 8/13/15
Suzanne replied on 9/21/2015

Natalie, Congratulations, again, on passing the NCLEX!

"Suzanne is a very polite, understandable, flexible & patient tutor."

- CRYSTAL, Canonsburg, PA on 8/5/15

"Great Tutor"

- Lynne, Murrysville, PA on 4/1/15
Suzanne replied on 4/1/2015

Thank you, Lynne! It was truly my pleasure to help you and to see your progress and success.
Suzanne

"Great tutor!"

- Alyssa, Irwin, PA on 1/2/15
Suzanne replied on 1/3/2015

Thank you, Alyssa. I am so happy to have been of help to you. Best wishes for your continued success!
Suzanne

"Excellent Tutor"

- Jarrod, Washington, PA on 8/11/14

"Easy to work with"

- Karen, Bridgeville, PA on 12/18/13
Suzanne replied on 12/19/2013

Thank you, Karen!

Science:
Nursing,
Pharmacology
Test Preparation:
NCLEX

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.

NCLEX

I am a BSN, MSN, and have a current Pennsylvania RN license with 20+ years experience nursing, including 10+ years teaching classroom and clinical and 900+ hours tutoring including NCLEX-RN preparation.

Nursing

Time management of study activities, Fundamentals, Professional-Legal, Pharmacology, Med-Surg I & II, Research, Health Assessment/Advanced Health Assessment, Leadership, Critical Thinking, Test-Taking skills. BSN, MSN, 20+ years nursing experience, including 10+ years experience Nursing Classroom & Clinical Instructor; 900+ hours private tutor teaching the nursing curriculum and successful test taking skills for NCLEX-RN.

Pharmacology

Learn pharmacology through understanding, not memorization; how medications affect the body, which medications are used and why, side effects, dosage calculations. Learn time management of your study activities. I am a BSN, MSN, and have a current Pennsylvania RN license with 20+ years experience nursing, including 10+ years teaching classroom and clinical and 900+ hours tutoring experience.

Los Angeles Pierce College and Graceland University
AS Nursing, BS Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
Master's
Drexel
Master's

Education

Los Angeles Pierce College and Graceland University (AS Nursing, BS Nursing)

University of Pittsburgh (Master's)

Drexel (Master's)

Experienced and insightful tutor

I am taking some rigorous graduate nurse practitioner courses, Suzanne has helped me to formulate my thoughts for an upcoming paper. She has assisted me with time management skills. She taught me some tips and skills on how to use an ophthalmoscope. I look forward to future tutoring sessions with Suzanne.

— Carissa, Ellensburg, WA on 10/4/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

1. Sunday sessions (scheduled on an exception basis) are $55/hr. 2. On the second cancellation or no-show for online sessions, a cancellation fee is assessed.

Travel policy

Suzanne will travel within 0 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15226.