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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 2004
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Priscilla D.

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I will encourage you to creatively and philosophically the ways in which applied visual art practice and reflective assessment of culture interrelate. Your art knowledge will not only be enhanced by understanding contemporary artistic developments but your understanding of what is art in society will most absolutely be enriched.

About Priscilla

Hello, I'm here to inspire creativity while guiding the students through interactive technique and skills so that they may find their own voice and be motivated to express it through the arts. I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I was raised in a community here in the states infused wi

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Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
caroline
she always tries to help me improve while also encouraging me when I do something right and it makes me feel really good!
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I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.
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Julie L.

95 Reviews
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Starting at $31
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music Education, with honors from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julie L.

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unit studies, history through Literature

Combine subjects for a price break. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring TIME desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise

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Wow! I learned more about my voice in one hour with Julie than I have in years of teaching myself! Thank you so much! I am so excited to learn more!
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you are the best singing teacher ever
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Jillian V.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Awarded Hands on Assistance in Yoga, Advance Training from Yoga Haven
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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5 stars for best instructor ever
Steven F.
Great first day.
Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Colin S.

94 Reviews
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Starting at $250
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley
  • Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship from The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
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Colin S.

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Linear algebra takes a big leap into the abstract, and this can be a bit challenging after spending years doing analytical geometry. I once had a professor tell me that linear algebra didn't really have application to the real world, and that it didn't need to, because it was beautiful in and of itself. That's a nice sentiment, but it's not true, actually. Linear algebra is vital in engineering and the sciences precisely because it has some very real applications in regards to systems and their stability. I understand this, and I can help you form a solid understanding of linear algebra as well.

About Colin

Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have five years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Fransisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside fro

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Colin is very knowledgeable and my son is learning with Colin. He is flexible and adjusted time due to a conflict with my son schedule.
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My son said he showed him a new approach to algebra that really helped him understand. My 14 year old said it was very helpful.
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Saran E.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • BS Economics from Texas A&M
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
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Saran E.

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• 8+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 14+ years of experience with teaching, tutoring, training, education settings, instructional design, and L&D (learning and development) across multiple disciplines. • Consulting for L&D (HR) programs and elearning contexts (including multimedia content) for cross

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
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Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.
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Yasemin A.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Turkish, English
  • Ph.D & Philosophy from Muğla Sıtkı Kocaman University(Turkey)
  • Teaching since 2009
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Yasemin A.

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I am an expert on existentialism for more than ten years. I did my Ph.D. on Soren Kierkegaard's Concept of Anxiety. I published my Ph.D. thesis in 2015. I have several works on Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Ingmar Bergman.
I look forward to talking about meaning of existence with you!

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I am a professor of philosophy with a Ph.D. degree. I have been teaching more than eight years. Turkish is my native language. I can teach all level Turkish.

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Yasemin has a friendly disposition and seems to have a comprehensive approach, including culture, and history. I'm glad I picked her!!
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my teacher is wonderful
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The class goes by too quickly. Love every minute!

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