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Popular ACT Tutors Near Hoboken

Alex A.

Little Falls, NJ
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Patricia P.

Ridgewood, NY
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Nara L.

New York, NY
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Alex A. Little Falls, NJ

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Geometry, GRE, History, Language, Math, Music Theory, Physics, Piano, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Science, Songwriting, SSAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I have played in jazz, rock, and blues bands since college. I graduated San Francisco State with my Masters in Music Ed. with a concentration in Jazz Piano & Theory. I give my students a solid foundation in classical technique but I also stress music theory and ear training. As a pianist and keyboardist in a variety of bands I can offer training in improvisation, focusing on blues, gospel or jazz.

Having studied classical piano since I was five, I teach good piano technique first, but I also let students focus on ear training, theory, and improvisation if they desire it. I stress self-expression as the main goal of being a well-rounded musician and I make sure students take an active role in directing their own musical exploration.

*** Lesson Details ***
In order to ensure that the student has a good experience I ask that have students two 2 to 5 pieces that they work on at any one time for 15-30 minutes a day. For beginners I give flash cards because I feel that the ability to recognize notes quickly and accurately is the pianist's critical skill. Since music helps with reasoning and concentration skills the 15 minutes spent practicing won't affect children's grades. For kids twelve and under I ask parents to help them learn the notes using flash cards for ten minutes a day for the first month.

I carry a pocket recorder and make MP3s of practice pieces available so that students know what the pieces should sound like.

Students dabble in theory and improvisation to see if they enjoy it but ultimate control of how the time is spent is up to the student. For children lessons we focus mainly on the varieties of music they most, but during each lesson we will spend at least some time doing ear training for intervals and chords chords. Because I have a degree in music theory and I can improvise I make up my own accompaniments to the practice pieces; I believe that actually playing music with another person dramatically improves timing, confidence, musicianship, and love of music.

For the first three months most students play simple one note melodies. The next step is two-handed pieces. At around six months (depending on the student's age) they begin to sightread, improvise (if they wish), and start to become proficient enough to choose their own favorite pieces. .

*** Studio Equipment ***
Synthesizers, pianos, harmony and rhythm software.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have tons of songbooks. I use a pocket recorder with a USB adapter and leave students with recordings of the pieces they are learning. They can either download the recording at home or I can email them.

*** Specialties ***
I know jazz theory but I start out with the rudiments of classical theory and technique. I teach students about the circle of fifths, secondary dominants and sub-dominants, and I encourage all of my students to play small improvised jams which I accompany with them. I believe that knowing at least some theory is the key to becoming a good musician. I can teach blues, rock, gospel and jazz theory if students are interested.

Patricia P. Ridgewood, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, GRE, Math, Physics, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, SAT, SSAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I enjoy sharing my knowledge while helping others overcome academical challenges. I am very patient and I tutor through constant interaction and real life examples. I had won over 30 national and international mathematics and physics competitions. I have a professional yet warm presence and attitude.

Real Experience - I have tutored over 300 students in all areas of math including ACT/SAT math, algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, Algebra Regents, and more.

I teach students how to look at problems, how to break them down, which methods, strategies, and techniques to apply, and how to derive the quickest solution. I go through problems step-by-step and show students what to look for and what tools are necessary.

*** Lesson Details ***
I teach students how to look at problems, how to break them down, which methods, strategies, and techniques to apply, and how to derive the quickest solution. I go through problems step-by-step and show students what to look for and what tools are necessary.

*** Specialties ***
SAT / ACT Math

Nara L. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary Math, Geometry, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Math, MCAT, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, SAT, Science, SSAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I'm a 27 year old graduate of Columbia University, where I studied International Relations with a pre-medical concentration. Having taken a variety of courses and standardized tests, I'm intimately aware of what it takes to succeed in academic settings. I'm currently working towards a Master's Degree in Women & Gender Studies. Subsequently, I plan to apply to medical school.

Regarding tutoring, I have four years of experience and have several references. I've tutored all ages (elementary school students - graduate students) and specialize in math/science subjects. I also have achieved success with my students regarding the SAT, ACT, MCAT, GRE, and LSAT exams. My students have gone on to attend Ivy League undergraduate as well as graduate institutions.

As far as expectations, I expect my students to just try their hardest. I assign homework after every session and am big on giving and receiving feedback. It's important to me to that the student and/or parent is completely satisfied with my tutoring.

At the end of the day, my first priority are my students and ensuring that they understand and are comfortable with the material in question. Not only will this help with their overall self-esteem, but they'll be armed with the skills to tackle their academic obstacles.

While I do have a 36-hour cancellation policy, I offer makeup classes and try to be flexible.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you surpass your academic goals.

*** Lesson Details ***
As far as expectations, I expect my students to just try their hardest. I assign homework after every session and am big on giving and receiving feedback. It's important to me to that the student and/or parent is completely satisfied with my tutoring.

Schedule of Lessons
Weekly lessons must be a minimum of 2 hours (unless multiple sessions per week). If for any reason, the student must end the lesson earlier, the lesson shall be charged at the full rate.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Depending on the needs of the student, we'll use various study aids that I'll provide or ask the student to purchase before the start of our lessons.

*** Travel Equipment ***
N/A. If travel requires more than a metrocard, travel costs must be covered

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in math/science. To list a few specific subjects, I've tutored in biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. In terms of exams, I excel at tutoring for the SSAT/ISEE, SHSAT, SAT/ACT, GMAT, and MCAT exams.

Cynthia T.

East Islip, NY
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Daniel A.

New York, NY
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Akib A.

Jamaica, NY
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Cynthia T. East Islip, NY

Subjects Taught

Accompaniment, ACT, ACT Test Prep, Algebra, Anatomy, AP Exam Prep, Ballet, Basic Math, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Piano, Earth Science, Elementary Math, Genetics, Geometry, Math, Music Performance, Music Theory, Physical and Earth Sciences, Piano, Psychology, Reading, SAT, Science, Spanish, Statistics, Study Skills, Tennis, Test Prep, Ukulele, Violin

About Me

I am open to teaching students of any age, including those with special needs. I will accommodate any type of student and bring them to their highest potential!

Daniel A. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, ACT English, Acting, ACT Reading, ACT Test Prep, American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, Creative Writing, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Filmmaking, Film Production, Grammar, GRE, Humanities, Improv Acting, Literature, SAT, Shakespearean Acting, SSAT, Stage Performance, Test Prep, Theater Acting, Voice Acting, Writing

About Me

I taught Humanities, English, and Acting/Directing/Filmmaking full-time, at both middle and high school levels (the latter, a school devoted to film and television production and studies) for eleven years, and have been a private tutor during that time. (I hold a current New York State Certification in English/Language Arts (Grades 7-12), and two Master'¬ôs degree from the University of Pennsylvania: one in secondary education in English, the other in English, Comparative Literature and Theatre).

I left teaching full-time, and have gone back to acting/voice-over work/film-making, where everything started. I adore my work, yet also loved the opportunity to empower kids with their learning and in turn enhance their mastering and taking ownership of their material, building their confidence!

Akib A. Jamaica, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, ACT Math, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, AP Statistics, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Linear Algebra, Math, Physics, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, Science, SSAT, Statistics

About Me

I am eager and equally interested in applying to offer my skill. With the academic and leadership qualities that you are looking for, I believe I would be able to contribute to the objectives.
I am presently enrolled in New York Institute of Technology as a junior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and hopefully I will complete my bachelors by May 2015. I am thrilled to know that you are looking for a tutor and I feel that this is the perfect platform for me.
As a result of my previous work experience in the Learning Center in my college for the last couple of years, I believe I am well equipped with not only academic qualifications but also experience of working in an energetic and dynamic environment. I have been also serving for a tutoring Center, Math Matters and very much familiar with the new Common Core Curriculum. I am also familiar with Regions Curriculum I have also served as a Supplemental Instructor for Physics that adds to my leadership abilities.
An opportunity to be able to work will prove to be mutually beneficial. While I will be able to gain further experience about the real-world applications of teaching, I believe that will also be a great addition to the working teams and contribute to the your goals and objectives.
I am very enthusiastic about this opportunity and believe will be worthwhile for us to meet. I have enclosed my resume and would gladly answer any further. Please feel free to contact TakeLessons using the details mentioned.
Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

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