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About Jessica H.

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New York, NY
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About Jessica
I am an experienced ESL, Writing, Speech, Literacy, Accent Modification coach and teacher. I have been doing this for the past 10+ years. I offer my students a structured and comprehensive curriculum that will change your English, speech, and grammar forever.

I have a ton of resources, know which textbooks to use for the best results and will provide my students with a variety of training videos that will help reinforce learned concepts outside of the class. I assess my students throughout their learning process.

I am very comfortable working with clients and colleagues of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities. Most of my work has been with individuals and businesses on a private basis.
I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you over the phone to discuss how I can be a valuable contributor to your education.

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I hold a Bachelors in Psychology from George Washington University, a Masters in Clinical Counseling from John Hopkins University and I am also certified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from The Georgetown University.
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Jessica H.

New York, NY 10075
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$35 / 30-min

About Giuseppe B.

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Ridgewood, NY

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About Giuseppe
Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image Retouching/ Manipulation. My forte' are Drawings, Acrylic Paintings, Charcoal Drawings, Photography and Digital image manipulation. I have been published in Art and Fashion magazines for my art. My goal is to teach you how to see the world around us as a canvas and cull your visions from it and recreate it to your desires. My goal is to have you gain a deep understanding of yourself as an artist and how to translate that onto/into your media of choice.
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Paul July 20, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Explained what I needed to know very nicely and kept his teaching at a level very suitable for my current skill level. Will work a bit on the stuff we went through and do another follow-up lesson. Thanks
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YUSI Z. June 1, 2019
· Photography · In home
Guiseppe is great! He explained basic techniques very well and make sure I understand all before we move on the next.
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Deborah May 27, 2019
· Photography · Online
Great at making what seems hard become easy!!!
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Giuseppe B.

Ridgewood, NY 11385
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$75 / 60-min

About Sylvia L.

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New York, NY
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About Sylvia
Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education classes such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, mathematics, english, science, dancing salsa and cha cha, painting, illustrating fashion, sewing, computer coding, playing the violin, to personal training.

I have always had many interests and luckily I worked hard at them with great teachers to achieve great levels. I went to University of New South Wales and earned a degree in Software Engineering in 2003, and also Sydney TAFE to earn a Fashion Design degree in 2009.

I'm a friendly and understanding person and my teaching style is patien
t, motivating, and positive. I believe everyone can achieve what they want with the right mindset and the right opportunity. My aim is to help you reach your goals and make you feel accomplished!
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Raphael September 23, 2019
· Adobe Illustrator · In studio
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.
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Jessan M. December 16, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · In studio
Sylvia was excellent! I came to her class with very little knowledge of the subject but she was patient and taught me step by step on the topics I wanna learn. She was very knowledgeable of Adobe software, professional and very understanding of my schedule. I am confident now on using the program after our classes. I highly recommend her! Thanks Sylvia!
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Michelle August 14, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · In studio
Sylvia was patient , knowledgeable and kind! I really appreciated her help in even trouble shooting how to approach my project.
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Sylvia L.

New York, NY 10002
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$58 / 30-min

About Chris M.

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Hackensack, NJ
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About Chris
Hello I'm Chris! I am a Senior Software Developer specialized in website development. I graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and a specialization in Web Applications.

I am tutoring students in computer knowledge and Information Technology since the beginning of the year.
I worked as a Web Producer at Barnard College in New York City for a full semester and I also worked as a Lead Developer during three years.
I currently work full time as a Software Developer with a start-up in New Jersey and I am also finishing my Master's degree in Information Systems.

Learning about computers, development in school and knowing how hard it can be, I came to a realization that what we learn is most of the time not what is being used on the job. Therefore I try to teach and give my students the exact skills they will
need in order to succeed in their careers and personal endeavors.

My lessons aim to everyone: children, teenagers and adults with all levels.
The method I use is based on active learning with interaction in order to make my students practice what they learn directly on their computers.

As a tutor but also as a professional, I want to benefit the students I work with as much as possible to achieve that I make sure that my lessons are always tailored to the students and as personal as possible. I am also open to suggestions because the most important thing for me is that the students enjoys our lessons.

I am very easy going and will always answer you as fast as I can so please feel free to reach out to me with any questions!

As a Software Developer I am very competent with basic computer programming. I have a very good knowledge of HTML, Javascript, CSS, JQuery, Angular and other front-end languages. I also teach about content management systems such as Wordpress and Magento.
Having worked at an IT help desk, I also have very good knowledge of computers in general such as Macbook and Windows based computers.

Please reach out if you are interested in learning about website development or just computers in general. I can not wait to help you reach your goals!
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Yasmin K. September 15, 2018
· Computer Programming · In studio
very good
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Nalini M. August 15, 2018
· WordPress · Online
Very pleasant and diligent
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Terrence November 4, 2017
· JavaScript · Online
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Chris M.

Hackensack, NJ 07601
(7)
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$40 / 30-min

About Mark Y.

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Greenwich, CT
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About Mark Onewolf
I began photographing family events at the age of 8 years old. I was always fascinated with how things work and the camera was no exception.

I learned to shoot with Film cameras. First with my Dad's Pentax and when I was employed I purchased my own. During my time in the Navy and Army I became good friends with a combat photographer who mentored me in photography. Long deployments were perfect to cultivate my skills and there was no shortage of people places and things to photograph.

So what makes me a good Instructor? My education background is Avionics and Electronics Engineering. I am a math and logic minded person which enables me to reverse engineer processes and break them down. I have experience teaching ESL to foreign exchange students which often requires me to understand the task from the perspective of the client
so that I am able to help them understand in the way they learn.

I come from a Artistic family, Music, Art, Dance, Singing etc and being a musician myself I am not just a 1's and 0 person. Photography is a very logical subject not unlike music. There are rules to bent and offers structure yet has a creative release for those of us seeking that.
My clients find that I am patient and laid back and able to explain things in multiple ways until they get that ah ha moment. I am passionate about photography and I hope my enthusiasm is contagious.

As a Professional photographer I see so many bad photos from family and friends and others posting on social media and in forums. Someone took the time to show me and feed my passion so I want to do the same and help to create better photographers and hopefully better photographs.

Mark
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Kim May 17, 2019
· Photography · Online
Mark is a thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and encouraging instructor. I just completed a series of lessons with him to learn the basic elements of my new camera and settings so that I can go beyond the auto settings before embarking on a trip to Peru. I couldn't be happier with what Mark taught me. In addition to the basics of aperture, shutter and program auto modes, he provided very practical information on things like tripods, storage, programs and apps. I can't wait to take more lessons from Mark when I return from Peru!
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Jess May 7, 2018
· Photography · In studio
Mark has taught me a lot of lessons in photography. Very knowledgeable in a broad range of disciplines (i.e. long exposures, head shots, weddings, street, editing, portraiture, product, and more). Covering so many categories of photography I feel gives him the ability to answer many questions that a specialized niche photographer would lack. I am a photographer and I get paid gigs, that's how good Mark is. I received my ROI 100x over. Highly recommended.
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Dan January 10, 2018
· Photography · In studio
Just had a photography lesson with Mark last night. He was great. He explained everything in a clear and concise manner that I could easily understand. He also listened to what I wanted to topics that I wanted to learn and tailored his presentation to cover those topics. Thanks, Dan.
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Mark Y.

Greenwich, CT 06830
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$100 / 45-min
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About Joshua G.

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Teaneck, NJ
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About Joshua
Hey future students!

A while back, I taught myself photoshop. Since then I perfected my craft and have had hundreds of clients in my own freelance business.

Yes, hundreds.

And they always love my work!

But what was more important for me was being able to create anything I could imagine and share that with the world.

Photoshop is a tool that lets you bring your thoughts to the screen and being comfortable in the program is like having a super-power.

So how do you get this ability?

I’ll tell you...

I will teach you everything from the ground up so you become a Photoshop master. Starting with the basics and then moving to advanced concepts.

You will know all the tips, tricks and hot-keys that will have you buzzing about the app like a wizard. . When you are able to utilize Photoshop like this, people are so impres
sed they might hire you or share your work with their friends… i.e. you end up going viral. You might think of the next great business Idea and now you will finally be able to create your vision.

This may just be the most powerful course you take to date.

So click the link and let's get started right now…

It’s going to blow your mind when you learn how much power Photoshop actually gives you.

Now, with this tutoring, I am giving you something valuable that took me a long time to master. Not everyone is willing to invest time and effort into improving themselves, but you are so you deserve the best.

In my course, you’ll learn:
Photoshop core and advanced functionality
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Why certain graphics look perfect while others are doomed from the get-go

The 3 simple traits that all great designs have in common

How to easily edit and retouch photos to make flawless or surreal content

And so much more...

- Josh
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Mindia A. October 11, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · In home
He is a great teacher and a very nice person. Can’t wait to have more lessons with him. I recommend to everyone to take him. Thank you!
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Mario Bryan September 20, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Great teacher.
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Imran August 26, 2019
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Joshua is a great instructor. He is very knowledgeable on the subject. He takes his time and makes sure you understand before moving on. I could not be happier. Thank you.
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Joshua G.

Teaneck, NJ 07666
(6)
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$17 / 30-min

About Kawin R.

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New York, NY

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About Kawin
Hi! I'm a statistics/Excel tutor with experience in AP, undergrad, MBA, and calc-based statistics. I know statistics can be unintuitive, and I'll work with you to reach your goals. I'll explain concepts and questions in coursework using relevant examples and plain English.

I'm available for long term tutoring as well as immediate assistance. I'm also used to teaching/drawing diagrams on online platforms, and can guide you through the process.

I’m a graduate from Cornell University and a former Accenture statistical analytics consultant. I received my Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Operations Research.

While at Accenture, I’ve taught clients introductory statistics to give them the tools to understand business data. I enjoy teaching Math, Statistics, and general digital marketing/statistics. I also have experien
ce in statistical data mining and script programming using R.

I’m passionate about making sure my students are equipped with a deeper understanding of seemingly difficult topics. I like using a combination of visuals and situations relatable to a students’ interests. In my experience, abstract topics like Statistics tend to be easier to understand when people visualize a concept on paper or online.

In my spare time, I follow the NBA and NFL. I’m also a semi-professional hip hop dancer.
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Brandon R. October 4, 2019
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Great as always!!
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Diana W. September 7, 2019
· Statistics · Online
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Brandon R. August 15, 2019
· Statistics · Online
Great lesson again, breaks it down, makes it simple and more importantly makes it specific to what you are doing so its easier to grasp.
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Kawin R.

New York, NY 10018
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$34 / 30-min

About Andres A.

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Bronx, NY
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About Andres
I have worked in the Graphic Design field professionally for more than 15 years. During this time I developed a strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite for which I have a Photoshop Associate's Certification. I taught Photoshop and the basics of visual design at New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities (HUM) for a school year, to 9th and 10th-grade students. I have experience converting complex graphic design processes into easy to follow lessons for absolute beginners, and intermediate users.
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Andres A.

Bronx, NY 10463
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$59 / 30-min

About Chris R.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Chris
With over 18 years of AutoCAD drafting and designing experience, I had the fortune of learning a much simpler program and slowly building my skills as it matured into its current sophisticated version. My teaching approach is to grow your skills in the same way, starting with the fundamental elements of drawing and leading you through a full exploration of the program. In addition to proficiency, you will learn how to draw with speed, accuracy and efficiency.

I am skilled in PC and Mac platform versions of AutoCAD, so whatever your background I am qualified to help you with your needs. I am an AutoCAD 2016 Certified Associate/Professional and registered with AutoDesk as a trainer/tutor. I have a background in Architecture, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and architectural/mechanical hand drafting. I currently hold an adjunct lectur
er position at Pratt Institute and New York Institute of Technology (Both Manhattan campuses). I am currently also an Autodesk Certified Instructor. With my vast experience and exposure I’m sure I can be of help in your learning needs and I look forward to be of assistance.
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Chris R.

Brooklyn, NY 11222
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$93 / 60-min

About Brittany D.

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Jersey City, NJ
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About Brittany
I have been a certified NASm Personal trainer since 2013. I personally feel that a person can achieve their fitness goals no matter what fitness level they start at. Fitness isn't something only a select few are good at. We ALL have the capability of achieving amazing results with we have a positive and motivated mindset. So you bring the optimism and I'll get you the results you are looking for!
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Brittany D.

Jersey City, NJ 07304
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$59 / 30-min

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