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Jolyn B.

Friendswood, TX

$75/hour

Teacher with Master's Degree available for SAT and ACT test prep

4.3 average from 4 ratings
Very thorough and helpful with SAT English
— Lisa, Pearland, TX on 8/21/15

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Univ of Houston
Business
Univ of Houston- Clear Lake
MEd

Education

Univ of Houston (Business)

Univ of Houston- Clear Lake (MEd)

About Jolyn

I'm a former English and Reading teacher with a Master's degree in Education. I have over six years of experience as a public school teacher, three years as a college instructor and two years as a school administrator.

I also help students prepare for college. I assist with SAT/ACT prep, college applications and essays, and tutor high school subjects.
I'm a former English and Reading teacher with a Master's degree in Education. I have over six years of experience as a public school teacher, three years as a college instructor and two years as a school administrator.

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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Friendswood, TX 77546

"Very thorough and helpful with SAT English"

- Lisa, Pearland, TX on 8/21/15

"Great tutor!"

- Tonya, Friendswood, TX on 2/11/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Career Development,
College Counseling,
GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, STAAR,
TAKS,
TEAS,
TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Business,
Career Development,
GRE, Law, Marketing,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I'm certified in Special Ed as a Texas public school teacher, which includes ADD/ADHD.

Business

I have a Bachelor's degree in Business (and a Master's in Education). I run my own business and have continued to take Master's level Business courses to expand my knowledge.

Career Development

I'm a career counselor who assists high school students with career planning, including assessments, career profiles and job shadowing or internships to help them narrow down their intended college major or career field. I have been working with high school students since 2003 and have been offering career planning services since 2009.

College Counseling

I'm a college consultant who has helped over 100 high school students prepare for college admissions, including essays, college applications, scholarships and test prep. I also have my Master's in Education.

ESL/ESOL

I'm a certified ESL teacher through the state of Texas.

Marketing

I have a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Marketing. I also conduct marketing and social media strategies for a nonprofit organization in Houston.

STAAR

I'm a certified public school teacher with several years of experience teaching students for material on the TAKS and STAAR tests.

Study Skills

I'm a certified school teacher and have 15+ years' experience helping students with study skills. I'm certified in English, Reading, ESL and Special Ed. The Special Ed certification and training also taught me how to help students with executive functioning, organization and studying.

TAKS

I'm a certified teacher with a Master's degree in Education. I taught TAKS - related subjects and grades for more than 10 years.

TEAS

I'm a certified teacher with experience assisting students in test prep, including the TEAS, which includes basic Reading, Math, Science and English/Language Arts.

Univ of Houston
Business
Univ of Houston- Clear Lake
MEd

Education

Univ of Houston (Business)

Univ of Houston- Clear Lake (MEd)

Very thorough and helpful with SAT English — With only a couple weeks before the SAT to fit in some tutoring, Jolyn helped my daughter with strategies for the SAT English test. I can't say what improved score she got because the test given in June, 2015 had an error and only part of it actually got scored. After tutoring with Jolyn, however, my daughter felt much more confident in taking the test, and felt better prepared. ...

— Lisa, Pearland, TX on 8/21/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jolyn will travel within 15 miles of Friendswood, TX 77546.