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James L.

Houston, TX

$30/hour

Highly Rated Veteran Instructor for GRE and GMAT

In-person lessons
4.9 average from 28 ratings
An 'outside-the-box' kinda thinker
— Jamie, Spring, TX on 6/21/16

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University ofTExas at Austin
Rochester Institute of Technology
MBA

Education

University ofTExas at Austin

Rochester Institute of Technology (MBA)

About James

I am a former classroom instructor and tutor for a major test prep provider. I have taught and tutored the ACT, SAT, GMAT and GRE for more than 15 years. I have been consistently successful in establishing very close rapport with the students, and they consistently rate me very highly. Comments often focus on my caring about the students' success, my accessibility outside class and my ability to make the test less daunting to them. I am a very strong proponent of learning the processes that produce solutions. In a tutoring role I focus on the areas that have the greatest potential payback for the test taker in terms of a higher score. I use the Socaratic approach in that environment. I am open, forthright, friendly, respectful and have a wry sense of humor.

I am also an adjunct faculty member at University of Houston, where I also have received excellent evaluations from my students. Again, their comments focus on my concern for their success, my accessibility and my skill at making difficult topics more understandable. I am known to them as a mentor and many seek my opinion on topics related to their careers and education.

I would be delighted to help you prepare to conquer either the GRE or the GMAT!
I am a former classroom instructor and tutor for a major test prep provider. I have taught and tutored the ACT, SAT, GMAT and GRE for more than 15 Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

Base rate of $30 applies when lesson begins and ends when lesson ends

Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Houston, TX 77041
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"An 'outside-the-box' kinda thinker"

- Jamie, Spring, TX on 6/21/16

"Excellent"

- Chris, Spring, TX on 2/23/16

"Excellent!"

- Alicia, Sugar Land, TX on 9/10/15

"James Is Fantastic!!!"

- Jeren, Houston, TX on 1/15/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GMAT, GRE

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University ofTExas at Austin
Rochester Institute of Technology
MBA

Education

University ofTExas at Austin

Rochester Institute of Technology (MBA)

An 'outside-the-box' kinda thinker — James is excellent in inspiring his students in thinking of ways and strategies that you have never thought of. He understands how you might deal with a problem on the GMAT, and he will simplify your method by a step or two. ...

— Jamie, Spring, TX on 6/21/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Base rate of $30 applies when lesson begins and ends when lesson ends

Travel policy

James will travel within 35 miles of Houston, TX 77041.