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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your academic tutoring lessons are live, interactive, and customized for adults.
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Julie D.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2000
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Julie D.

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How to Start a Business in Five Easy Steps - MENTORING AND/OR TRAINING

Mentoring

30-minute sessions can be scheduled to discuss your business startup questions. You may present specific or general questions or just bounce ideas off me. Sometimes it just helps to have someone who is impartial with whom to talk about your ideas.

Startup Milestones

In five (5) sessions you will write a business plan, choose your business structure, create and register your business name and brand, obtain your business license and any permits required, set up your bookkeeping and tax payment process.

About the Instructor

Julie possesses a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree and has more than 25 years’ experience running a small business. In addition, Julie has experience in the transportation, hospitality, and aerospace industries, software development, and legal fields. Her experience includes clerical to management positions but thrives as a small business owner. ...

About Julie

How to Take an Online Class - Julie will teach you the process of signing up for and taking an online class. We will go through every step so you can be successful in today's world of online learning and work. Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessi

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Carter
I learned a great deal from working with Julie in a very short amount of time. She's extremely knowledgable and very patient. I look forward to continuing sessions with her in pursuit of achieving my goals.
Maria W.
I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me.
Aurora Hogden
I very much enjoy my lessons with Julie. She listens to what i'm interested in pursuing and guides me accordingly. She shares ideas and advice and most of all is supportive and encouraging.

Marwa A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical engineer from Ain Shams University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marwa A.

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I am teaching common core Math for almost 2 years

About Marwa

I am currently a math teacher. I teach Algebra I&II, Geometry and pre-calculus at the high school level. I have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering, master degree in engineering management and master degree in education leadership. I am certified Math teacher 7-12 and Arabic language k-12.

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Donna B.
Donna3 minutes agoThank you Marwa for all you help in understanding Statistics. This is not an easy course for me as Math is my least favorite subject. It takes patience and no judgement to help others. I appreciate your guidance and encouragement during each lesson!

Donna
Jane
My grandson was having difficulty with beginning Algebra, until Marwa began
tutoring him. Within 2 weeks, he gained confidence and his grades went from
F to A. Marwa gave him the support and skills he needed to tackle this subject
and move forward. My grandson tells me often how he appreciates Marwa and
the hours she spends with him weekly.She really cares about her students and
wants them to do well. She's very smart, considerate and patient.She
understands teens and their learning styles.

Janalee C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Chemical Engineering - Bachelor of Science from Manhattan College
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Janalee C.

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I'll help you prepare for this exam by exploring the six elements of effective writing including: punctuation, grammar and usage, sentence structure, strategy, organization, and style.

If you are in need of a Usage/Mechanics review we can practice:

Punctuation- conventions of internal and end-of-sentence punctuation; the relationship of punctuation to meaning for avoiding ambiguity an indicating appositives.

Grammar and Usage - agreement between subject and verb, between pronoun and antecedent, and between modifiers and the word modified; verb formation; pronoun case; formation of comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs; and idiomatic usage.

Sentence Structure - we can also practice relationships between and among clauses, placement of modifiers, and shifts in construction.

If you need to brush up on your Rhetorical Skills:

We can delve into Strategy - together we can develop topics by choosing expressions appropriate to an essay's audience and ...

About Janalee

I am heavily invested in helping the student meet their potential and then pushing that threshold.

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Tammy C.
Great!! She does a great job with breaking down information to make it easier to understand and learn the content. She wants you to be successful in learning the material. If there is something you do not understand,she will go over it until you comprehend the information. Janalee is a true teacher because she is very patient and understanding when it comes to your learning style.
Edward
I must say Janalee is a phenomenal tutor. Her lesson plans are well structured and well thought out. Before studying under her tutelage , I was extremely nervous about taking my GRE. Not only did I pass my exam, I surpassed my own expectations.

Thank you Janalee, you played a pivotal role of my success !!!!
Nicole A.
I like that she get's straight to the point and her hours are extremely flexible. Janalee has helped me master all subject areas of the NCLEX and in the past she has helped me brush up on the mathematics logic section of the GRE
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Tony S.

105 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks ASL, BSL
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • BS Art education; ASL from Harding University
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Tony S.

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Being an AVID Coordinator in public schools I taught students each year how to be successful in class and in college.
I watched students grades move up one and two letter grades by implementing these strategies for success.
Want straight 'A's? Want to know how to get the absolute most out of your classes and subject matter? Let's map out your plan for success and get you on the best path academically! I can't wait to meet you and work with you!

About Tony

Thank you so much for checking out my profile! My name is Tony and I've been teaching formal and private lessons since 1996 and have loved helping my students learn American Sign Language while developing confidence in their skills. I went to Harding University and was trained and tutored by a Mast

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Casey R.
What a fantastic first lesson - it really charged me up and got me excited to keep learning ASL! I’m really looking forward to continuing learning with Tony! Absolutely recommend!
Kelcey D.
I really enjoy learning new languages, and I truly believe that having a great teacher is essential to success. Tony is AWESOME. He is so patient and kind. He really helps you understand why the signs are what they are and how the deaf community communicates even beyond signing. I am really enjoying our lessons and the 'homework' he assigns is fun and manageable. I highly recommend him!
Ella H.
Thank you Tony! This was a great first lesson.
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Nick P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University
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Nick P.

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Creative writing is all about you and bringing your unique perspectives, ideas, and thoughts to life through writing in a way that nobody else can. Creative writing is about being honest with yourself, finding your voice, and confidently and unapologetically bringing that voice to life.

I am here to help push you to that level where you can thrive on your own. In speaking with me, we will take a look at your writing and together, decide the areas you need most help with. Once we have diagnosed the issues you are having or the obstacles you need to overcome we can dive right into the strategies, tactics, and techniques that will separate you from all other writers.

About Nick

I operate my own remote practice out of Brooklyn, NY and work with a variety of individuals and businesses. Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency

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Hope
Nick is very engaged and has come up with a great game plan for our child.
Trishna C.
Ganiji
Nick helped me with my law school admission essay which gained me admission to the Melbourne University Law school. Nick was very patient, friendly and provided an outstanding service. I would not hesitate in recommending his services to anyone who needs help with writing.

Saad H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Charles Ives Fellowship from American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • Master of Music, Composition from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2016
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Saad H.

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I pride myself in helping students prepare for undergraduate and graduate admissions applications. I have personally been accepted into the following institutions and am looking forward to helping you achieve your goals: Columbia University, University of Southern California, Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, UC San Diego, and the CUNY Graduate Center.

About Saad

Saad is a composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and electroacoustic music who achieves a “remarkable fusion of idioms” (New York Times), most notably in his work exploring the disparate qualities inherent in Western art music and Middle Eastern musical tradition. His music delves into that relati

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Ethan
I started with Saad at a music camp upstate I was attending and of which he was composition faculty. Having taken plenty of music theory in the past but no formal composition, I didn’t know what to expect. First off, Saad’s manner couldn’t have been more calming or inviting from the very beginning, and that really built a great rapport between us and allowed me to do my best work. Secondly, based on my accounts of my past training, it took little time for Saad to identify what were my strengths and what we needed to study in order to ensure my best compositional outputs. We studied invertible counterpoint, a complex subject fundamental to nearly all forms of advanced classical counterpoint. Saad made the subject really approachable through intricate but understandable explanations of different concepts and provided really illustrative examples of each concept. Even a year after those several weeks of study, in which I have hardly written nearly the number of contrapuntal exercises as I did in the weeks during and after Saad’s tutelage, I still find canon and fugue writing to be doable and even fun, testament to how I was able to hold on to Saad’s teachings even long after working with him. I couldn’t recommend Saad’s abilities and qualities higher to anyone wishing to take composition lessons, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that he is an accomplished, experienced, fascinating, and highly-sought-after composer in his own right. Even after working with dozens of different teachers in different musical disciplines, I have found my studies with Saad to be among the absolute most rewarding.
Sam B.
Saad was able to guide me into directions in my compositions I wouldn’t have thought would be possible otherwise. I recommend him highly as he pushed me to work as hard as I could on my pieces, while at the same time highlighting pertinent contemporary repertoire in our lessons.
Luke
Such a patient knowledgeable tutor who really cares about his students’ progress and goes above and beyond to nurture their musical growth

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Average Cost of Academic Tutoring Lessons for Adults

The average cost of 60-minute academic tutoring lessons is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $300 per hour.
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$50 average
45 min
$64 average
60 min
$81 average

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