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Popular GRE Tutors Near West Hempstead

Alex A.

Little Falls, NJ
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James D.

Astoria, NY
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Adina G.

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.

James D. Astoria, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Basic Math, Calculus, English, GRE, Math, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Reading, SAT, SSAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I have been tutoring full-time for 7 years in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. I have students all over New York City and Westchester County. I hold a Master of Fine Arts from the American Film Institute in writing and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.

I recently helped a student increase her SAT score by over 400 points. One of my recent ACT students was thrilled to go from a 27 to a 33. My students have been accepted to top schools including Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia, NYU, USC, UCLA, Vanderbilt, the University of Chicago, Amherst, University of Michigan, Tulane, and Auburn. I teach all sections of standardized tests. I have also been a substitute teacher, worked as an application essay coach, and trained other tutors. I believe in teaching test strategy as well as helping students master the concepts covered on standardized tests. I have also helped students with the ISEE and other private school entrance exams, provided subject tutoring in math, English and writing, and helped students taking the PSAT.

Not only do I achieve results, but students actually enjoy working with me. I have had extremely satisfied clients. I pride myself in not only being a tutor, but also acting as a mentor to my students. I use analogies (especially ones from sports!) to help students relate to difficult concepts. I also work to encourage and motivate my students to do their very best.

*** Specialties ***
SAT/ACT prep, math tutoring, writing tutoring, college essay consultation, SSAT/SHSAT/ISEE prep

Adina G. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Elementary Math, English, French, GRE, History, Language, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Speaking Voice, SSAT, Test Prep

About Me

~ With two years of high school teaching experience and even more years tutoring, I can help you grow not only in your subject area, but also in your motivation and study skills!

*** Lesson Details ***
~ With experience teaching a wide range of students with diverse strengths and needs, I cater my lessons to your particular learning style.

*** Studio Equipment ***
~ As a teach and tutor with years of experience, I have a large repertoire of lessons and numerous approaches to teaching different subject areas.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I'm happy to travel to you!

*** Specialties ***
~ Previous tutees tell me that I am a highly motivating tutor!

Patricia P.

Ridgewood, NY
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Bruce Alan M.

Brentwood, NY
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Nara L.

New York, NY
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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

Bruce Alan M. Brentwood, NY

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary Math, English, Geometry, GMAT, Grammar, GRE, LSAT, Math, MCAT, Physics, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Reading, Robotics, SAT, Science, SSAT, Statistics, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

Over 30 years college teaching as Adjunct Professor at several colleges
(appointments in: Computer Science; Math & Statistics; Physics; Business & Technology)
* Over 20 years private tutoring for High School Regents, AP, and college subjects - including mathematics (algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, etc.), physical sciences (physics, chemistry, earth science), computer science & programming, etc., plus geography, history, economics, and writing.
* Over 10 years of test-prep teaching and tutoring - SAT/PSAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT. (Trained and certified by both Kaplan and Princeton Review.)
* Curriculum developer and/or trainer for numerous employee training programs, as well as for vocational exams such as GED, ASVAB, Civil Service, Teacher Certification (NYSTCE), etc.

*** Specialties ***
Computer programming in most languages, including C/C++, Java, Perl, etc. as well as Fortran, Visual Basic, Pascal, and assembler.

Website development, including HTML/CSS, Javascript, CGI Perl.

Writing, grammar, editing, proofreading & rewrite, English communication skills, radio broadcasting & public speaking.

School science projects and robotics.

Math & science enrichment/motivation programs for young children.

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.

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