Kim Robertson

Kim R.

Brentwood, TN

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Levels Taught:
Middle School, High School
I know it sounds crazy, but I love the challenge that a standardized test presents. I earned a 750 on the SAT-Math and an 800 on the SAT-Verbal when I took it in high school, and I'll help you get your score as high as possible! We'll start by making a plan for your lessons based on the date of your next test. Then we'll assess your skills in math, reading, and writing to find your strengths and weaknesses, and then we'll work on practice problems in the areas you need most to get you ready for your test!
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Kim delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Looking for someone to help you get pumped about a challenging topic? I am your gal! The Lord has blessed me with enthusiasm for learning, and I will show you how to get excited about it too.

I earned my bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 2003. My highest degree is a PhD in psychology with a specialty in quantitative research methods, which I earned from Vanderbilt in 2012.

As a PhD student I taught courses in introductory statistics and tutored high school and college students in math. When I'm not tutoring, I teach my children, who are 6, 4, and 2, and run a printing business with my husband.

I love to work with students of all ages and skill levels. Click the green button, and let's get started!

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Aug 2017 - Present
Classical Conversations

I tutor students in 4th-5th grade with my local homeschooling community once a week. Each week we memorize facts in history, English, math, science, Latin, and geography. We complete a science project and a fine arts project, and each student gives a presentation. Finally, we spend some time reviewing all of the facts we learned in previous weeks.

I also support and encourage parents, because they are their students' primary teachers! Classical Conversations offers free parent training every summer.

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Substitute Tutor
Feb 2017 - Present
Tutoring Club – Nolensville, TN

I tutor in reading and math using the Tutoring Club curriculum, and help students with their homework and test prep. I also help students prepare for the ACT.

Homeschooling Mom
Jan 2011 - Present
My house

My husband and I currently teach reading, writing, and 'rithmetic (as well as Bible, history, geography, English grammar, Latin, science, and art) to our 3 children, who are 6, 4, and 2.

Taught Statistics for Psychology Majors
Jan 2009 - May 2010
Vanderbilt University

Taught introduction to statistics - including descriptive statistics (mean, median, mode, standard deviation, variance, correlation, regression), probability, and introductory inferential statistics (t-tests, confidence intervals).

Tutored high school and college math
May 2008 - Dec 2008

Tutored students in high school math and college-level statistics during free time while in graduate school


PhD, Psychological Sciences, Specializing in Quantitative Methods
Sep 2008 - May 2012
Vanderbilt University
MS, Psychological Sciences
Aug 2005 - Aug 2008
Vanderbilt University
BA, Psychology
Sep 2000 - May 2003
Northwestern University


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Grant to study for 10 months in Germany
May 2003
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
National Merit Scholar
May 2000
National Merit Scholarship Corporation

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Nina Jun 5, 2017
Statistics · In studio

Kim tutored me during my last semester of my senior year on statistics. I am SO thankful to have learned from her because, not only is she a welcoming person to meet with, but her help on statistics brought my grade average up by almost 2 letter grades!
I actually felt excited about this tough subject because Kim never had to graze over any subjects in the course; she always knew the subject and went in-depth when I needed it.

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Rachel Feb 5, 2017
Statistics · In studio

I worked with Kim on The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth at Vanderbilt. She is a brilliant statistician and a very patient teacher. She is able to work with the student or advisee on an individual basis by assessing the individual's educational needs. I would highly recommend her to any student who needs help in any field of mathematics.

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