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Christopher Newport University (Communication Studies)
University of Mary Washington (UMW) (Graduate Coursework)
Greetings! I'm am presently a high school history teacher and college counselor at a private school in Ruther Glen, VA. I am licensed to teach English and History grades 6-12. I have extensive experience tutoring for the SAT, ACT, ASVAB, VA SOLs, and other standardized tests. I have experience tutoring students at all ages and grades and can help your son or daughter improve his or her academic skills. Greetings! I'm am presently a high school history teacher and college counselor at a private school in Ruther Glen, VA. I am licensed to teach English and History grades 6-12. I have extensive experience tutoring for the … Read more
Personally, my daughter and I chose Mr. R. since he was a teacher. This was by far, the best choice! He was very professional and did a wonderful job in tutoring my daughter for SAT's. I would highly recommend him for your tutoring needs. Thank you Mr. R! We will be in touch again for further assistance as my daughter gets ready for college.
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I successfully completed the Praxis I exams in English, Writing, and Math on the first attempt. I have also completed middle school English, English language/lit content knowledge, middle school social studies, and social studies content knowledge. I received a certificate of excellence for scoring in the 95th percentile in social studies content knowledge. I believe that my achievement on these exams qualifies me to tutor for the Praxis exam. Below are listed my Praxis scores:
Praxis I Reading: 184
Praxis I Writing: 177
Praxis I Math: 185
Eng Lang/Lit: 184
Middle English: 176
Social Studies: 192
Middle Social: 191
In addition to having taught Prealgebra for a year at the middle school level, I have tutored students in SAT and ACT math for several years. I frequently tutor students in Prealgebra over the summers.
I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from Christopher Newport University in Communication Studies. I have both delivered numerous speeches and taught public speaking to my high school students. I am skilled at organizing, writing, and speech delivery for a variety of situations.
I am skilled at breaking apart SAT reading questions into the basic, manageable parts. I will review some basic but effective reading strategies for both passages and sentence completion questions and practice these strategies with you to build your confidence in the critical reading section.
Presently, I am a licensed History and English at a private school in Virginia. I also serve as the school's college advisor. For several years I have tutored in SAT and ACT skills as well as a variety of other subjects. I have attended several conferences through VAIS and PCACAC and have honed my skills as a teacher and tutor. For these reasons, I believe that I am well qualified to tutor study skills.
I am a licensed English teacher through the state of Virginia and earned a BA in Communication Studies at Christopher Newport University. I completed graduate level several classes in secondary education at The University of Mary Washington. For the past several years, I have tutored students in reading and writing skill as well as SAT and ACT prep.