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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 teens.
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Julie D.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Photojournalist Photographer of the Year - 2009 from Professional Photographers of California
  • 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 Middle School, High School, College
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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
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 35; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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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
  • BS Art education; ASL from Harding University
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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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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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
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Nick P.

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Our understanding of and ability to utilize language has a major impact on the course of our lives. Personally, it affects the way we communicate, develop, and even behave in everyday interactions and relationships. Professionally, it dictates how efficiently and effectively we communicate with employees, colleagues, managers, and clients, which in turn affects our performance, potential, and ultimately, our income.

I work with writers, editors and publishers, students, linguists from translators to quality managers, and a variety of professionals who seek ways to get the most value out of their content.

Language should always have a function. My main goal is to help you ensure that your language and content function in the most valuable way possible for either yourself or your business.

For over half a decade I worked in the Language Service Provider (LSP) industry in multiple roles such as: Project Management, Operations, Client Relationship Management, and Account ...

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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Leigh B.
If you ever need a dedicated language arts warrior, he is the one to choose! He works really hard to help you understand each facet of the area you are working on, in order to master the craft. Sometimes even in overtime which was very appreciated.
He really went above and beyond in helping me to pass my essay exam. Out of all the help, I enlisted, he was the only one that was instrumental in improving my writing which resulted in my passing the exam
I AM ETERNALLY GRATEFUL !!!!!!
Omar
When it came time to apply to graduate school, I wanted to express every ounce of appreciation for public health – except I struggled with transferring much of that admiration into writing. I could easily call up experiences and memories during conversation, but to fashion them into a fluid essay remained a tall task. This is where Nick really shined. We spent hours talking through these experiences with a focus on harnessing their emotional footprint. It took some open-mindedness, plus the will to resist the inertial tug of old habits, but with Nick’s help I was able to write from a place of passion for the first time in my life.
Mitch
Nick helped me plan, outline, and proofread my essay for finals
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Rebecca H.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 to 25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches High School, College
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Rebecca H.

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I work with students to ensure that their college admissions essays and common applications are complete. I have helped many students with applying to schools-working with them to not only craft their essays, but also helping them complete the Common Application activities list, and develop answers to the supplemental college questions. I also review their applications prior to submission. I discuss school choice with my students as well and then outline a plan to achieve the goal of being accepted to the school of their choice.

My students have been accepted ED to Cornell, St. Lawrence (Full scholarship), University of Michigan, Wellesley (ED), Yale, Villanova, Fordham, University of Tampa, Wake Forest, University of Richmond, Georgetown Medical School, Columbia University, etc.

About Rebecca

Hi-I have been working with students for more than five years-mostly face to face but have recently moved to online lessons. I believe that each student I work with has the potential to achieve greatness. If they are preparing for the ACTs/SATs, I make sure that my students know that these tests ar

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Catherine
I can't say enough about the knowledge and support Rebecca provided for my daughter while preparing for college exams. Rebecca offered test insights and clues to breakdown difficult passages and tricky answers - boosting my daughter's scores significantly! Happy to share that my daughter is accepted by her first choice college. Rebecca is professional, tenacious, positive and a joy to work with. Wish I could give her 10 stars!
Andrew
Very helpful, nice, and professional!
Mario
Becky was a tremendous help to my twin boys when it came to SAT prep. With her guidance and teaching, both scored over 1500 on their SATs. Their English scores were above 750, highly recommended!!!

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Is your dream academic tutoring teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Academic Tutoring Lessons for Teens

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
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$81 average

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