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Emily S.

Mckinney, TX


Customized Lessons for All Ages and Stages

In-person lessons
Replies in 11 hours
Background check passed as of 12/4/13
4.9 Avg. Rating
80 Ratings
11hrs Response Time
Excellent at customizing to the student's needs
— Shannon, Longmont, CO on 10/4/13

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Metropolitan State College of Denver


Metropolitan State College of Denver (Mathematics)

About Emily

I am an experienced private tutor teaching several different subjects. I am passionate about teaching, and I, myself, adore the learning process!

I find passion in connecting with students, targeting their needs, and achieving their version of success. Every student is entirely unique and each teaching experience holds its own outcomes. My tutoring begins with the goals and hopes of the student. They establish their goals, and I write a lesson plan that will get them accomplished efficiently. I work with students current materials (notes, homework, or course materials) and also bring to the table my own tools and information to provide a well-rounded learning experience. I am always open to helping with a quick math problem, or additional questions that come up in-between lessons.

I tutor standardized tests such as the ACT, SAT, GED, TEAS, and HESI. I have years of experience in this area and truly enjoy this type of tutoring. I give students valuable test taking advice and help them get to know the material, rules, and format of their particular test. During my first meeting, I assess students with a comprehensive test which I use as my jumping off point. I also discuss the students goals, concerns, and results of past or similar tests. I develop a general impression of the students unique learning style during this meeting. I write customized lesson plans in each area targeting the students strengths, weaknesses, and individual needs. We move through the material at a pace appropriate for the student. It is exciting to see students go from nervous and concerned to relaxed and excited for test day!

I tutor biology, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology. I have excelled in these areas and find the subject matter purely fascinating. I love working with students to help them develop an understanding of scientific material and its implications in our world!

I offer tutoring in English, writing, and spelling. These subjects offer an important foundation for all studies, and I like to help students secure knowledge and comfort in these areas.

I also offer comprehensive tutoring (all subjects) for elementary students. This is such an important time for learning and elementary students are such wonderful listeners and learners! I find motivation in these young minds and their desire to learn and discover new material!

I believe tutoring can be an essential part of a student's education. Any student may excel at any subject given the right tools and guidance. My method of tutoring directly reflects this belief. The ultimate tutoring situation is one in which I can not only provide information to the students but also resources in which they may find their own information or further their own education.
I am an experienced private tutor teaching several different subjects. I am passionate about teaching, and I, myself, adore the learning process!

I find passion in connecting with students, targeting their needs, and achieving their version of success. Every student is entirely unique and each teaching experience holds its own
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2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Mckinney, TX 75071
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent at customizing to the student's needs"

- Shannon, Longmont, CO on 10/4/13

"Great tutor!!!"

- Patricia, Longmont, CO on 2/26/14

"Awesome Tutor!!!"

- Tom, Windsor, CO on 12/16/13

"Great Tutor! Very knowledgeable!"

- Anja, Half Moon Bay, CA on 7/19/13

"Excellent tutor."

- Diana, Longmont, CO on 5/16/13

"Great Tutor"

- Sherri, Longmont, CO on 3/6/13


- Jennie, Denver, CO on 3/6/13

"Great tutor and very knowledgeable"

- Tatjana, Aurora, CO on 2/27/13

"Excellent tutor- Highly Recommend"

- Carolyn, Parker, CO on 6/6/12

"Super Tutor"

- Christina, Wheat Ridge, CO on 7/17/11
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Psychology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, SAT Math, SAT Writing, TEAS
Corporate Training:

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Elementary (K-6th)

Elementary Education is extremely important. This is the time when students learn the basic skills that will set up the rest of their education. I have worked with Elementary (k-6) students in Math, Reading, Writing, Phonics and Spelling. I evaluate students specific weaknesses and create a customized lesson plan. This makes learning not only fun and interesting, but also targets the areas each student needs most, and avoids wasting precious time where they are not struggling. I love working with Elementary students because they are at their learning peak, and they grow right in front of my eyes!


Nursing/allied health exams such as the TEAS are very important to the admission process. Schools often establish a minimum score for admission, and higher scores can improve a students chances of admission.

I have years of experience working with the TEAS test as well as other Nursing/Allied Health entrance exams.

The TEAS exam contains 4 sections; Reading, Language Usage, Mathematics and Science. I use methods of study which integrate these subjects into day to day life, and day to day nursing. For example, when reviewing the Language Usage section, I encourage students to visualize themselves, in their profession, speaking to a co-worker or patient. This puts a realistic spin on the material,and makes it much easier for students to remember! When working through the Mathematics section, I provide students with examples where the math might be used in their future position. This helps bring home the importance of the information, and, again, make it more memorable.

Working with me before the TEAS test allows students to not only master the material on the test, but also the mindset, and skill-sets necessary in their future career!

Metropolitan State College of Denver


Metropolitan State College of Denver (Mathematics)

Excellent at customizing to the student's needs — Emily was extremely helpful in the process of preparing our daughter for the ACT. We were looking for a tutor with a strong science and math background as well as savvy strategies for standardized test- taking. We were very pleased with her experience in prepping students for this college entrance exam and appreciated her customized approach to our daughter's needs. Emily made observations and ...

— Shannon, Longmont, CO on 10/4/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $52.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Emily will travel within 40 miles of Mckinney, TX 75071.

Background Check Status for Emily S.

Emily S. passed a background check on 12/4/13. The check was ordered by Emily through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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