SAT Prep Fredericksburg VA - Stafford VA - Spotsylvania VA - Math Tutor - ACT Prep

Tutor name: Natalie
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical Sciences from Hollins University, Master of Science in Computer Sciences from Wake Forest University, Virginia Professional Teaching Certificate through Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
Tutoring experience: 14 years
Subjects: Pre-Algebra up through Pre-Calculus. ACT/SAT prep – for math, reading, writing, English, and science. Academic coaching, Latin, AP, and general computer science. 
Notes: Natalie has worked at local Virginia secondary schools and community colleges. She's taught Algebra I & II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, and Mathematical Analysis. She has also tutored for Kaplan, with regard to math subject tutoring and SAT test prep. While working as a Geometry teacher at a private boarding high school, she lived on campus and was a dormitory counselor for students. She helped many of the students build their confidence and self-esteem. She is currently a math teacher at a local high school. Natalie teaches at a school in Stafford VA and resides in Fredericksburg VA. Natalie tutors in Stafford VA, Fredericksburg VA, and Spotsylvania VA.


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Tutor name: Graciele
Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Federal University of Lavras, Master of Science in International Business Adminstration from Stratford University
Tutoring experience: 9 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, AP calculus, calculus AB, calculus BC, differential calculus),ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – math sections only. Chemistry: general through AP/Honors   
Notes: Graciele currently tutors full-time – on weekdays and weekends. She’s been working as a math and chemistry tutor in the DC area since 2013. She’s worked for several other tutoring organizations. While earning her undergraduate degree, Graciele was a student teacher for various calculus classes. She says she has a passion for teaching and loves being a lifelong learner. She is flexible and adjusts sessions based upon the learning styles of the student. She has experience working with students that have ADD/ADHD. She enjoys music, playing the guitar, and traveling. Graciele resides in the Arlington VA area. She loves helping students with ACT and SAT math prep! She tutors throughout the Northern VA and Washington DC area: McLean VA, Great Falls VA, Vienna VA, Falls Church VA, Oakton VA, Fairfax VA, Alexandria VA, Arlington VA, and others. 


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Tutor name: Heather
Education: Bachelor of Science in Physics from Old Dominion University
Tutoring experience: 5 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, AP calculus, calculus AB, calculus BC, differential calculus), Physics and AP/Honors Physics, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: math, science, verbal, reading, writing, and English sections
Notes: Heather graduated from ODU in 3 years; she was in the Physics Honor Society and also earned an academic scholarship. She also held the position of Vice President in the Society for Physics students. She was a committee member on the ODU Women’s in Physics organization. Heather represented career fairs in order to talk to high school students about careers in STEM fields. She had a research assistantship at the Old Dominion University Physics Department Nuclear Group. For a semester, she taught students in a classroom environment at AstroCamp in California. Heather earned an award for “Excellence in Undergraduate Research” while working at the Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory in Newport News, VA.  Heather recently moved from Fredericksburg VA to Alexandria VA. Heather is now accepting students in Northern Virginia: Arlington VA, Falls Church VA, Vienna VA, Oakton VA, Springfield VA, McLean VA, Manassas VA, Clifton VA, Centreville VA, Fairfax VA, Annandale VA, Burke VA, Lorton VA, Washington DC, and others. 


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Tutor name: Briana
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Mathematics from State University of New York College (SUNY)
Tutoring experience: 7 years
Subjects:  ACT/SAT/SSAT prep - for English, reading, writing, math, essay, and verbal sections. Academic coaching. World & US history. Subject math tutor for pre-algebra, algebra I & II, geometry, and trigonometry. AP/honors biology and AP/honors chemistry.
Notes: Briana tutors full-time and covers most of Central and Northern Virginia. She tutors from Richmond all the way up to NOVA. She teaches ACT/SAT prep, high school math and science, and academic coaching. She did an internship with the Fish and Wildlife Service at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, where she did research on brown bears and shorebirds. After getting her Bachelor of Science in Biology, she took a seasonal position with the Institute of Renewable Natural Resources at Texas A&M, mapping and surveying endangered warblers. She was also a Fisheries Observer and spent 3 months at sea working for NOAA. Parents love Briana and many have wished to clone her! She relates to students extremely well. Briana always has a good attitude; she is flexible, and able to think quickly on her feet. She currently resides in the Fredericksburg VA area. Briana tutors throughout a wide span of areas: Richmond VA, Stafford VA, Woodbridge VA, Spotsylvania VA, Warrenton VA, Gainesville VA, Bealeton VA, Manassas VA, Bristow VA, and others. 


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Tutor name: Trevor
Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Delaware
Tutoring experience: 5 years
Subjects: High school math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. ACT/SAT Prep – ACT science, ACT/SAT math, ACT reading, and SAT reading   
Notes: Trevor currently teaches math in Gainesville VA. He’s been a teacher there for 3 years. He’s the adult sponsor for the Bull Run Engineering Club and he coaches volleyball as well. He spent 2 years tutoring under the AVID program for Fairfax County Public Schools. In this setting, he tutored a small group for 7-10 students. He was also a tutor at Huntington Learning Center in Manassas for 1 year. He also taught at Woodbridge Senior High School for 1 year. He taught Pre-Calculus, Pre-AP Geometry, and Principles of Engineering. In a professional setting, he worked as a Field Engineer for Columbia Gas of Virginia. He worked for Washington Gas & Light as an Engineering Specialist for 2 years. Trevor is a certified welding inspector. Trevor was the assistant crew coach at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology. He was VP of Operations and Co-Head coach of the Still Water Rowing Club in Fairfax, VA. He was the Head Crew Coach at W.T. Woodson HS for 4 years as well. Trevor was awarded the 2010 NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice & Education. Trevor resides in Manassas VA and tutors throughout the Northern Virginia area; this includes Haymarket VA, Warrenton VA, Gainesville VA, Centreville VA, Clifton VA, Fairfax VA, and others. 
 


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Tutor name: Rakhee
Education: Master of Science in Bio-engineering from University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Minor in Chemistry from University of Connecticut       Tutoring experience: 9 years
Subjects: All levels of math (pre-algebra through AP calculus), AP/honors biology, AP/honors chemistry, reading, writing, academic coaching, SAT/ACT/SSAT prep - for math, reading, writing, English and science test prep
Notes: Rakhee scored a 2300 out of 2400 on the SAT overall in high school. Scored in the 98th percentile on the GRE's in math and 97th percentile on the GRE's in verbal. She scored a 100% on our chemistry tutor diagnostic test, she got 30/30 correct; and 95% correct on our biology tutor diagnostic test. She says her greatest strength is being able to breakdown problems easily and at the student's pace. Rakhee goes through problems together and then has the student work it out to watch his/her approach. She currently works at a biological laboratory in Manassas VA and resides in the Warrenton VA area.  
 


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Tutor name: Maria
Education: Master of Science in Clinical Counseling from Post University and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from State University of New York.
Tutoring experience: 10 years
Subjects: Academic coaching, special needs, reading, writing, English, ACT/SAT prep for English, reading, writing, and essay
Notes: Maria worked as a Mental Health Counselor and a Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor for 8 years in the home, community, and school system. Using a psycho-educational approach, she provided behavior-specific interventions, instructional programs, and social and recreational activities to help students learn adaptive strategies and improve their academic performance. As a Mental Health Counselor, she handled intake assessments and designed individualized service plans and treatment goals conducive to higher levels of functioning and independence. Maria is also a writer who has been freelancing for various magazine and newspaper publications since 2000. Currently, Maria is the Assistant Director at VHES. Maria is a tutor as well; she tutors throughout Warrenton VA, Haymarket VA, Gainesville VA, Nokesville VA, Bristow VA, and other locations. 


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Tutor name: Katherine
Education: Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from College of William & Mary
Tutoring experience: 5 years
Subjects: High school math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. Biology, Chemistry, ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – ACT science, ACT/SAT/SSAT math, ACT/SAT/SSAT reading, SSAT verbal, ACT English, SAT writing    
Notes: Katherine has taken the MCAT, and in high school, she took the ACT and SAT. She also took the SSAT in middle school. She is pursuing two career tracks 1) Pre-Med or 2) PhD in Education. She either wants to be a medical doctor or college professor. Katherine has been a surgical floor volunteer at Riverside Doctor’s Hospital in Williamsburg. She completed an INOVA Hospital Trauma Externship in Fairfax, VA. Katherine enjoys tutoring in the Northern VA area: Arlington VA, Alexandria VA, McLean VA, Falls Church VA, Vienna VA, Washington DC, and others. Katherine also worked on Mathematical Modeling of Neurodegenerative Diseases. She held the position of a Cell Designer, where she focused on Parkinson’s Disease. Recently, she has been working as a Medical Scribe and Analyst in order to continue her education path. 


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Tutor name: Jeff
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from University of Utah, Master of Arts in Statistics from University of Utah
Tutoring experience: 16 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, AP calculus, calculus AB, calculus BC), reading, academic coaching, SSAT/SAT/ACT prep - for math, reading, writing, English, and science test prep
Notes: Jeff has 20 plus years of classroom teaching instruction. He’s taught math classes at the middle school, high school, and college level. He’s served as a mathematics department chair. Jeff taught mathematics, grades 7 through 12; courses included pre-Algebra, algebra, geometry, college algebra and trigonometry, mathematical analysis, discrete mathematics, AP calculus AB and BC, AP statistics. He’s also tutored for Tutor Doctor and taught evening math classes at a community college in Salt Lake City. Jeff lives with his wife in Richmond and he enjoys swimming, hiking, and cycling. Jeff tutors throughout the Richmond VA area: Henrico VA, Chesterfield VA, Glen Allen VA, Mechanicsville VA, Midlothian VA, Tuckahoe VA, and other nearby areas. 
 


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Tutor name: Jenny
Education: Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Tutoring experience: 8 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, AP calculus, calculus AB, calculus BC, differential calculus), ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: for math, verbal, reading, writing, English, and science
Notes: Jenny scored a 700 on the GMAT. On the GRE, she scored a 790 math, and on the SAT, she scored a 750 math. She graduated with her BS having a 3.6 GPA. She earned her MS while graduating with a 3.7 GPA. Jenny instructs remedial algebra for a juvenile detention center in Midlothian. She also gets students prepared for the SOL. She has been a robotics instructor and coach. She also tutors for local private schools on campus. She does geometry and pre-calculus tutoring one-to-one. Jenny also tutors for Little Scholars of Richmond. Jenny has been a rock climbing instructor, energy analyst, nuclear reactor design intern, and an engineering reactor researcher. Jenny was a graduate researcher at the University of California Nuclear Materials Laboratory. In her spare time, Jenny enjoys running, rocking climbing, and ceramics. Jenny tutors throughout the Richmond VA area: Glen Allen VA, Henrico VA, Midlothian VA, Mechanicsville VA, Bon Air VA, Tuckahoe VA, and others. 


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Tutor name: Katheryn
Education: Bachelor of Science in Finance and Minor in Economics from University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects: Pre-algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Trigonometry, ACT/SAT/SSAT math, reading - elementary and middle school  
Notes: Katheryn has been a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club. She was also a cheerleader in college and a math tutor. She currently tutors for mathematics and reading. She was an active leader in the Women in Business Council at her school. She held a position on the leadership council for 3 years. She was a tour guide in the admissions office and also the vice president of the financial management association. She graduated with a 3.55 GPA while earning a degree in finance. For one year, she worked at Highland Catholic School in St. Paul as a classroom assistant teacher. She also held an internship as a finance and accounting analyst for one year. Katheryn is kind, warm, and charismatic. Katheryn tutors in Stafford VA and Fredericksburg VA. 
 


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Tutor name: Whitney
Education: Bachelor of Science in Foreign Studies from University of Minnesota, Master of Education from American College of Education
Tutoring experience: 11 years
Subjects: Reading, writing, academic coaching, Spanish, Japanese, ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – reading, verbal, writing, English, and essay sections   
Notes:  Whitney has taught English, reading, and writing classes at several different schools. She’s also held positions in the admissions office at two different private schools. She is proficient in Spanish and Japanese. She holds CELTA and TESOL certificates; she taught English overseas in Thailand, Japan, UAE, and Azerbaijan. She was previously the associate admissions director at St. Timothy’s School up until summer 2017. She taught Creative Writing and English at a school in London. Whitney is a member of Decoding Dyslexia – advocating for early literacy through expansion of public access via state and federal legislation and training. Whitney tutors in the Washington DC and Northern VA area: Alexandria VA, Arlington VA, McLean VA, Springfield VA, Burke VA, Annandale VA, and others. Whitney and her husband recently welcomed a new addition; she has availability in the evenings and on weekends.


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Tutor name: Courtenay
Education: Master of Teaching in Special Education from University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Virginia, Master of Science in Computer Science from George Mason University (expected 2019)  
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects: Academic coaching, special needs, reading, writing, English, HS math – pre-algebra, algebra I & II, geometry, and trigonometry, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep – math, reading, verbal, writing, science, and English    
Notes: Courtenay has taught and tutored students with ADHD/ADD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, autism, and Asperger’s. She’s currently a special education teacher in Woodbridge VA. She’s also taught in Bristow VA and Gainesville VA. She was an applied behavior therapist for 1 year. She is a certified special education teacher in VA for grades K-12. She’s also been a summer camp counselor and instructional attendant at a recreation center. While attending the University of Virginia, she was on the Dean’s List for every semester until graduation. She was in the top 12% of her graduating class at UVA. She is also a register behavior technician. Her caseloads of students have included the following: specific learning disability, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, emotional order, intellectual disability, and other health impairment. Courtenay resides in Gainesville VA. Courtenay covers Haymarket VA, Warrenton VA, Bristow VA, Manassas VA, Middleburg VA, Marshall VA, Aldie VA, South Riding VA, Nokesville VA, Manassas VA, Centreville VA, Clifton VA, and other nearby areas. 
 


Tutor name: April
Education: Associate of Arts in Special Education from Central VA Community College, Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Old Dominion University, Master of Arts in Reading Education from Old Dominion University  
Tutoring experience: 11 years
Subjects: Special education, reading, writing, language arts, academic coaching – ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: verbal, reading, writing, essay, and English sections
Notes: April started her teaching career as a substitute for Chesapeake and Portsmouth Public Schools. In 2009, she became a full-time Special Education Teacher for Chesterfield County Public Schools. She has also been a Title 1 Reading Teacher for Surry County Public Schools. She’s worked with students with IEPs and taught English, Reading, and Algebra I. She’s instructed reading and vocational groups. She’s taught students with ADD/ADHD, autism, dyslexia, dysgraphia, and emotional disturbance. April has worked with students from elementary school up through the undergraduate level. She’s helped students with low executive functioning skills stay on track and determine how to plan out their assignments. April serves the Richmond VA area; this also includes Henrico County, Hanover County, and Chesterfield County. Some of the areas April travels to are: Glen Allen, Tuckahoe, Mechanicsville, Ashland, Short Pump, Highland Springs, Lorraine, Midlothian, Sandston, Atlee, Bellwood, and others. 
 


Tutor name: Kristin
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Art History from Mary Washington College  
Tutoring experience: 6 years
Subjects: English & AP/Honors, writing, literature, history, academic coaching – ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: verbal, reading, writing, essay, and English sections
Notes: Kristin scored in the 99th percentile on the Praxis II for English Language and Literature. She’s endorsed for English grades 6-12 – certified VA teacher. She completed the Licensure Program at EducateVA in Richmond. For 2 years, she was a homebound facilitator for Henrico County Public Schools. For 4 years, she taught English at J.R. Tucker HS. Her students had a 97% or higher student success rate on both the Writing and Reading SOL. Curriculums taught include: 9th, 11th, and 12th grade English—as well as Journalism. She had a 99% student success rate during an intensive remediation program. For 1 year, she was a GED instructor at the Mt. Vernon Adult Education Center. She was an Instructional Assistant at Glen Allen HS for 1 year. She also tutored for Little Scholars of Richmond for 2 years. She volunteers with the Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program. Kristin tutors in the Richmond VA area: Glen Allen VA, Henrico VA, Midlothian VA, Mechanicsville VA, Bon Air VA, Tuckahoe VA, Dumbarton VA, and surrounding others. 


Tutor name: Ester
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Washington, Seattle
Tutoring experience: 8 years
Subjects: Math: Pre-algebra up through AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: math, science, verbal, reading, writing, and English sections
Notes:  Ester is currently a PRN tech at a local hospital. She has a flexible schedule and she tutors when she’s not working at the hospital. She can do weekdays and weekends: morning, afternoons, and evenings. She has been tutoring one-to-one since 2009. She recently moved to Virginia and lived previously in Georgia and Washington. She’s tutored students from age 7 up through 19 year olds. Before joining our team, she’s tutored math, history, biology, chemistry, and ACT/SAT prep. She also volunteered as a mentor for high school students. In this role, she helped them decide what to do after high school. She was an assistant middle school instructor for two years in math and science as well. She was also a volunteer for The Rainbow House and worked with students that have learning challenges. Ester tutors in Culpeper VA, Warrenton VA, Bealeton VA, Remington VA, Madison VA, Opal VA, Charlottesville VA, Amissville VA, and Ruckersville VA; along with many other areas up and down route 29. 
 


Tutor name: Sean
Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Radford University
Tutoring experience: 3 years
Subjects: Math (basic, pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus), Science (biology, AP biology, chemistry, AP chemistry, earth science, geosystems, physical science, physics), English, reading, and academic coaching, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep – for math and science. 
Notes: Sean is a highly versatile tutor with a breadth of teaching, tutoring, and mentoring experience. He received excellent scores on all VHES diagnostic tests and is skilled at illustrating the processes of working out problems and arriving at correct answers. Sean has been working as a calculus, physics, and psychology teacher at Fusion Academy since June 2017. Prior to this, he was an instructor and Associate Director at Sylvan Learning Center, developing and implementing comprehensive lesson plans customized to each individual student based on his or her needs. Through work experience and personal interest, Sean is highly adept at teaching multiple math and science subjects, from the elementary level to advanced placement courses to college entrance exams. He is also formally trained in psychology and experienced in providing volunteer services as a counselor and professional services as an academic coach, utilizing a personalized approach to help students overcome learning and behavioral challenges that may be impacting their school performance. Sean resides in Chantilly VA and can tutor students in Fairfax, Prince William, and surrounding counties in the Northern VA area.  
 


Tutor name: Michael
Education: Master of Arts in English from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in English from Jackson State University
Tutoring experience: 13 years
Subjects:  AP/honors English, college level English, AP literature, language arts, reading, writing, government, political science. ACT/SAT/SSAT prep - for English, reading, writing, essay, and verbal sections. 
Notes: Michael was a full-time instructor at Central Piedmont Community College for 7 years. He was also an adjunct faculty member for 2 years. At CPCC, Michael taught a variety of English courses: technical writing, English 101/102, British Literature, American Literature, literature-based research, and argument-based research. He also worked at a tutor in the college learning lab. For 3 years, Michael taught English to first-year students at ECPI and ITT in Charlotte NC. Michael was the lead copywriter for Carolina Speech Services for 4 years. He’s also worked as a business writer and technical writer for Wells Fargo and Fontem. In these roles, he wrote, revised, and edited all internal/external communications. Michael tutors throughout the Charlotte NC area. 
 


Tutor name: Janine
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Temple University
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, AP calculus), ACT/SAT prep - for math, reading, writing, English, and science test prep
Notes: Janine worked as a teaching assistant for four years at both the high school and middle school level. She created and implemented lesson plans for Algebra I, Algebra II, and Trigonometry. She graduated from Temple University and moved to the Northern VA area from Philadelphia. She really enjoys tutoring and is well-versed in mathematics. She says she employs a high degree of integrity and enjoys studying child/adolescent psychology. Janine is motivating, friendly, upbeat, and responsive. Janine tutors throughout the Northern Virginia area. Janine loves to work with students on ACT math, SAT math, pre-calculus, AP calculus, algebra I, and other math subjects! Currently, Janine resides in Ashburn VA. She tutors throughout Loudoun County, plus several other Norther VA areas: Fairfax VA, Herndon VA, Chantilly VA, Centreville VA, Oakton VA, Vienna VA, Clifton VA, Manassas VA, Warrenton VA, Haymarket VA, Gainesville VA, Middleburg VA, Purcellville VA, South Riding VA, Aldie VA, and many more. 


Tutor name: Piarget
Education: Master of Management Studies from Duke University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in Art History, Minor in Chemistry from Duke University
Tutoring experience: 7 years
Subjects: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, ACT/SAT Prep – for Reading, Math, English, Writing, and Science  
Notes: Piarget graduated from Duke University in 2010. A few of his favorite subjects were: Spanish, Calculus, and International Art Markets. He studied abroad in Germany and Netherlands. For three years, he was a patient advocate leader for Duke University Medical Center. He was also a research assistant with the VCU Health System for one year. Piarget held an internship for Whitney Hill Partners in Charlotte NC for one year. He provided market analysis and valuation analysis for a managing partner of a graphite mine in the Madagascar region of Africa. For the last four years, he has worked for Virginia Premier Health Plan in Richmond. He has held the roles of System Analyst II and Project Management Consultant. Piarget started tutoring independently at Duke and continued after graduation. At Duke, he received the Dean’s Recognition Award while earning his graduate degree. Piarget was a Gates Millennium Scholar through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2006. Piarget resides in Glen Allen VA and tutors throughout the Richmond VA area. 
 


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Tutor name: Steve
Education: Master of Fine Arts in English with a Creative Writing concentration from Penn State University, Bachelor of Science in English from Northern Arizona University
Tutoring experience: 13 years
Subjects: Math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry), English, reading, writing, essays, ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – reading, writing, English, math, and science
Notes: Steve taught AP Literature for 10 years at a boarding school in Bethlehem, PA. For 5 years, Steve was a lecturer at Penn State University. He also tutored at the Penn State Writing Center. He was trained to teach Rhetoric and Composition. He taught Creative Writing for a total of 10 semesters. He was a substitute English teacher for Maumee City Schools for 3 years. Steve has also worked at Sylvan Learning Center. Steve says he first fell in love with teaching as a Graduate Assistant at Penn State. Steve is observant, direct, involved, and charismatic. Steve lives in Rixeyville VA and tutors from Culpeper VA up through Manassas VA. 
 


Tutor name: Laura
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Mary Washington
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, ACT/SAT Prep – for Math, Reading, Writing, English, and Science
Notes: Laura graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2016 and then went on to attend a certified nursing assistant training program at Riverside College of Health Careers in Newport News. She attended Colonial Forge HS in Stafford VA. She worked as a CNA before applying to graduate school. For one year, Laura worked as a teacher’s assistant at a public charter school in Houston TX. She worked 32 hours per week at the Raul Yzaguirre School for Success. She worked one-to-one with students in grade 6-12. She was also a substitute teacher at the Tejano Center. She also completed a mission year in which she partnered with local churches, non-profits, schools, community leaders, and activists, to support Houston’s impoverished communities. She lived fully integrated in low income neighborhoods in order to build relationships and understand the community’s needs. Laura was a Youth Ministry Leader for Young Life for three years. She was an assistant volleyball coach for one year at a school in Fredericksburg. Laura also placed 4th in the FIRST Robotics World Championships for design and construction. Laura works with students in the Richmond VA area and Fredericksburg VA area.  
 


Tutor name: George
Education: Ph.D. in Applied Science & Mathematics from College of William & Mary, Master's of Arts in Physics from Wesleyan University, Bachelor's of Arts in Physics from Rutgers University
Tutoring experience: 12 years
Subjects: AP physics and general physics, college level physics and mathematics, all levels of high school math (pre-algebra through AP/AB/BC calculus), SAT/ACT/SSAT prep - for math and science test prep
Notes: George is a semi-retired math and science professor from the University of Mary Washington. He was a college professor for 12 years. He also taught at a university in Texas. George also worked as a scientist for the Navy and for NASA. He says he does a good job at figuring out highly complicated problems that are complex in nature. He has a few patents through the US Navy. George is really outgoing, friendly, has a strong personality, and is fun to work with. He is energetic and relates to students easily. He scored a 100% on our physics tutor test and a 100% on our high school subject math tests (through AP calculus questions). Currently, George is a part-time instructor at Lord Fairfax Community College. George resides in Sumerduck VA and tutors throughout Stafford VA, Fredericksburg VA, Warrenton VA, and Culpeper VA. 
 


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Tutor name: Kristin
Education: Master of Arts in English from University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from University of South Carolina
Tutoring experience: 17 years
Subjects:  AP/honors English, college level English, AP literature, language arts, reading, writing, government, political science. ACT/SAT/SSAT prep - for English, reading, writing, essay, and verbal sections. 
Notes: Kristin is a semi-retired junior college English professor. She taught at Danville Community College for 11 years. She was also an instructor at Columbia Junior College for 1 year. Kristin has instructed English College Composition I & II, US Government, Political Science, English Technical Writing, English Creative Writing, English Mythology, and English American Literature I & II. She taught in a classroom environment and also online. She tutors students one-to-one after her classroom hours and on the weekends. She currently resides in the Fredericksburg VA with her husband. She serves Stafford VA, Fredericksburg VA, Spotsylvania VA, and other nearby areas. Kristin has had 6 poems published over the years. Kristin is friendly, kind, caring, and engaging. 


Tutor name: Flora
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from University of Mary Washington   
Tutoring experience: 6 years
Subjects:  AP/honors biology, AP/honors chemistry, pre-algebra, algebra I & II, geometry, trigonometry, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep - for math, reading, writing, science, English, and verbal
Notes: Flora has worked as a Water Quality Lab Technician for 4 years. She has been a substitute biology teacher for Fauquier County Public Schools for 2 years. Currently, Flora works for Joiner Micro Labs in Warrenton. She performs bacteriological analysis on drinking and wastewater in accordance with NELAP regulations. She provides guidance to clients on which analysis to perform on their water samples. She also prepares biological materials and safely handles microbiological and chemical hazardous materials. Presently, Flora works for two different biological laboratories. Flora can tutor on both weekdays and weekends. She can tutor in Haymarket VA, Warrenton VA, Gainesville VA, Bristow VA, Bealeton VA, Nokesville VA, The Plains VA, Manassas VA, and other nearby areas. 
 


Tutor name: Jessica
Education: Bachelor of Arts in International and Social Relations Policy with honors from Michigan State University, Master of Arts in Special Education from George Mason University
Tutoring experience: 8 years
Subjects: Reading, English, writing, special education, academic coaching, algebra, geometry, SSAT/SAT/ACT prep - for math, reading, writing, English and science test prep
Notes: She is really easy to get along with and is good at building confidence/motivation. She has her DC teacher's license in secondary special education. She is certified in special education, and has worked as an inclusion teacher. She supports students with special needs, but also has worked extensively with all levels of students. Most of her students have learning disabilities, emotional disabilities, and/or ADHD. She focuses on reading, writing, and math skills to help students be successful in all of their classrooms.  In her spare time, Jessica enjoys cooking, baking, and reading. Her husband and her enjoy traveling, both domestically and internationally. She also has a one-year-old dog and enjoys trips to the dog park. Jessica tutors throughout the Washington DC area.


Tutor name: Anisa
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, with a Professional Writing Minor from Portland State University, Master of Arts in English, Teaching of Writing and Literature from George Mason University (expected May 2018)
Tutoring experience: 11 years
Subjects: Reading, Writing, AP English, History, ACT/SAT/SSAT/ISEE/HSPT Prep – for reading, language, verbal, writing, English, and essay sections
Notes: Anisa is in her last year of a master’s program at George Mason University. She is currently a tutor at the Northern Virginia Community College writing center. She was a substitute teacher for Prince William County Schools for 4 years. She was a writing coach in Portland, Oregon for 6 years. She was a writing instructor at Mt. Hood Community College for 2 years as well. Anisa has great communication skills and she is enthusiastic about grammar and editing. She tries to inspire all learners and enjoys customizing a plan based upon the student’s needs. She proofread and edited numerous papers and essays. She’s taught writing workshop classes at NOVA CC. She will then review their papers for: grammar, organization, spelling, and punctuation. She has experience working one-to-one with students that have ADHD and Autism. Anisa currently tutors throughout Northern Virginia: Manassas VA, Centreville VA, Herndon VA, Annandale VA, Clifton VA, Gainesville VA, Bristow VA, Nokesville VA, Warrenton VA, Haymarket VA, Springfield VA, Fairfax VA, Burke VA, and others. 
 


 ACT/SAT Tutor Charlotte NC

Tutor name: Jon
Education: Bachelor of Science in Classical Studies and History from Iowa State University, Master of Arts in Teacher Education from University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
Tutoring experience: 12 years
Subjects:  English, Spanish, Latin, Russian, reading, phonics, writing, US history, world history, civics, government, ESL, TOEFL, academic coaching, special needs, pre-algebra, algebra I, geometry, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep – English, reading, writing, and verbal sections. 
Notes: He has been an English teacher for 4 years. He was also a history teacher for 2 years. He taught at Edina High School in Minnesota. He was also an AVID tutor for 3 years for the Minneapolis Public School system. He tutored while attending Iowa State University. Jon lived in Moscow for 4 years and taught English at a local school. He has his teaching license in MN, but recently moved to Charlotte NC. He taught college prep classes to low-income urban students along with American History and American Government. He has a teaching license in history for grades 5-12. Jon can tutor intermediate Russian and Spanish. Jon tutors in Charlotte NC. He covers the following areas: Marvin, Matthews, Pineville, Waxhaw, Mint Hill, Monroe, Indian Trail, Wildwoods, Barclay Downs, Myers Park, Weddington, Dilworth, Woodford Green, and others. 


Tutor name: Sara
Education: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Conservation from The University of Southern Mississippi
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects:  Biology, physics, chemistry, earth science, physical science, geosystems, pre-algebra, algebra I & II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – for math, reading, English, writing, science, and verbal sections.  
Notes: Sara is currently a lab presenter in Charlotte NC. She teaches classes, scout workshops, and lab programming. She also assists with the development of units, events, and other classes for the labs. She provides care for the lab animals and plants. She helps maintain the 3D printing equipment and tools. Sara has also worked at the Hattiesburg Zoo. She took care of the animals and taught class field trips and special tours. She’s received training on animal husbandry and scheduling. Sara tutored throughout her college career. She started tutoring students in biology, math, chemistry, and English. She worked at the tutoring center and helped students prepare for tests, projects, and papers. Her responsibilities included: assessing student learning needs and weaknesses, explaining theory, helping with assignments, and recommending learning methods. Sara tutors throughout the Charlotte NC area. This includes Harrisburg, Mint Hill, Midland, Huntersville, Allen, Eastway, Matthews, Weddington, Myers Park, Pineville, and other nearby areas. 


Tutor name: Thomas
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Writing from Hampden-Sydney College, Master in Clinical Social Work (expected 2018), Virginia Commonwealth University, Studied at University of Oxford, England in 2010
Tutoring experience: 5 years
Subjects: English & AP/Honors, writing, literature, history, academic coaching – ACT/SAT/SSAT prep: verbal, reading, writing, essay, and English sections
Notes: Thomas studied at the University of Oxford in summer 2010. He enrolled in a summer program on renaissance era English literature. Prior to enrolling in his graduate program, he was a Richmond City secondary English teacher for 3 years. He was also once head residential instructor at Oakland School in Keswick, VA. Thomas worked in the college library for 4 years while attending Hampden-Sydney College. Thomas says he’s good at building relationships with both students and parents, in order to work towards making positive gains for each child’s education.Thomas is a full-time graduate student at VCU and has an internship as well. Thomas is good-natured, polite, supportive, and accommodating. Thomas tutors throughout the Richmond VA area. 
 


Tutor name: Richard
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education from Old Dominion University, Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication from Ferris State University, Associate of Applied Science in Communication from Northwestern Michigan College
Tutoring experience: 9 years
Subjects: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, English, Reading, Writing, Academic Coaching, ACT/SAT/SSAT Prep – for math, reading, writing, English, verbal, and science
Notes: Richard has been a tutor at Huntington Learning Center for 7 years. He tutors students K-12 in reading, writing, English, and math. He started tutoring for the ACT/SAT in 2012. He was a Title II teacher for 3 years in Virginia Beach, VA. Richard has also been a summer school teacher and Sunday school teacher. For 1 year, he was a site permanent substitute teacher for Granby High School in Norfolk, VA. He was also a long-term substitute teacher at Roscommon High School in Michigan for 1 year. He was also a math and science teacher at the Huntington Learning Center in Mooresville, NC for 5 years. Duties included: Tutor students grade K-12 and above in Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Writing, and Math. Richard once designed comic book illustrations and layouts as a freelancer. Richard serves students' homes in the Charlotte NC area. He travels to Concord, Davidson, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Mt Holly, Harrisburg, Hopewell, and others. 
 


Tutor name: Ousmane
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from University of South Carolina
Tutoring experience: 9 years
Subjects:  Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, ACT/SAT Prep – English, reading, math, writing, and science
Notes: While attending USC, Ousmane received the Howard Hughes undergraduate research fellowship in biotechnology and molecular genetics. He was also a graduate research assistant for 2 years at the USC Biological Sciences Department. He worked at the Molecular Evolution & Bioinformatics Research Laboratory. H attended graduate courses, tutored students, proctored tests, supervised lab sessions, managed equipment, supplies, and materials. He was also a student assistant at USC for 2 years at the Student Support Services Department. He assisted students with learning challenges and certain disabilities. He helped them use technology to complete their class assignments. Ousmane holds a Certified Pharmacy Technician license and is a member of the NC Pharmacy Association. He currently tutors full-time through several different organizations. In one of his roles, he interviews students and families to determine needs and an action plan. He is good at motivating and building confidence. He put an emphasis on critical thinking, reasoning, and problem solving, instead of leaving everything to memorization. Ousmane can also do test prep for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT. Ousmane serves the Charlotte NC area. He primarily tutors south of Charlotte, areas such as: Waxhaw, Weddington, Pineville, Matthews, Indian Trail, Marvin, Monroe, Wesley Chapel, Mint Hill, Myers Park, Barclay Downs, Ballantyne, Montclaire South, and others. 
 


Tutor name: Candice
Education: Ph.D. in History from Cornell University, Master of Arts in History from Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts in History from Wheaton College
Tutoring experience: 22 years
Subjects: English, reading, writing, history (all levels, world history through AP history and government), SAT/ACT prep - English, reading, and writing test prep, academic coaching
Notes: Candice is also an English instructor at an institute in Manassas VA. She has been a college professor for 20 years. Candice says she works well with unmotivated students and she is good at revealing where students are at a certain point and defining what type of help they need. She has had nine papers published and has taught over ten different history courses. Candice is direct, motivating, supportive, and friendly. Candice can tutor throughout the Northern Virginia area. 
 


 Chemistry Tutor Haymarket VA

Tutor name: Sandra
Education: Master of Science in Chemistry from University of Colorado, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Geneva College
Tutoring experience: 27 years
Subjects: Chemistry and AP chemistry, college level chemistry
Notes: Sandra has retired from teaching and now tutors chemistry online, through group classes, and one-to-one. She taught chemistry at the college and high school level for over 30 years. Shortly after graduating with her MS in Chemistry in 1980, she started teaching at the University of Maryland. She started tutoring independently in 1989. In 2009, she started tutoring for various companies in Virginia. She also worked at NASA for two years and was a manager at a tutoring organization for six years. She also lectured at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, MD. She is direct, engaging, and solemn.
 


Tutor name: Rachel
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing, Minor in English from Houston Baptist University
Tutoring experience: 4 years
Subjects: English, reading, writing, phonics, government, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep – reading, verbal, essay, writing, and English sections
Notes: Rachel is organized, driven, and enjoys working with others. She encompasses a strong focus on the art of writing as a writer, how form and content come together to create a whole work, viewing both the macro and micro aspects of a work. Rachel enjoys writing and editing fiction and non-fiction prose and poetry. She is an active writer and experienced amateur editor in both fiction and nonfiction prose. Rachel is interested in how literature and art impact and illustrate ideas and culture. At a private school, she tutored students for reading and writing in small groups and one-to-one Rachel is calm, reserved, polite, and direct.  
 


Tutor name: Casey
Education: Bachelor of Science in Human Health and Biology from University of Tennessee, Master of Science in Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University
Tutoring experience: 5 years
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, AP English, Writing, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, SSAT Math, SSAT Reading, SSAT Verbal, ACT Reading, ACT English, ACT Science, SAT Writing, SAT Reading, ACT Math
Notes: Casey recently graduated with a master’s degree from Georgetown University. Her goal is to go on and earn her PhD, so she can become a college professor. She has been working part-time as an orthopedic technician. She grew up in Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a 3.7 GPA. She had a 3.9 GPA in her master’s program. She also completed a graduate certificate course in organic chemistry and molecular biology. She was enrolled in the UT Honors Seminar Program and was a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athlete. Casey is warm, friendly, sweet, and personable. Casey can tutor in Alexandria VA, Springfield VA, and Arlington VA. 


Tutor name: Vickie
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Secondary Education from Hood College
Tutoring experience:  23 years
Notes: Vickie has taught Spanish 1, 2, 3, and 4. Many of the students who have completed three/four years of study with Vickie have earned college credit via the CLEP test, the AP exam, or college entrance exams. She also studied in Mexico and Spain with the Universities of Arizona and Marquette. She has traveled extensively throughout Central and South America. She participated in 6 mission trips to Mexico, Honduras and Paraguay serving as a translator. She also taught Spanish 101 and Continuing Education Conversational Spanish at Lord Fairfax Community College. She focuses on all aspects of the language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Vickie also does piano instruction and puts together student European tours to: Spain, Ireland, Scotland, England, and France. 
 


Tutor name: Trent
Education: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from University of Oklahoma, Master of Education in Science Curriculum from George Mason University
Tutoring experience: 11 years
Notes: Trent is a current chemistry teacher for the Spotsylvania County school system. He was previously a chemistry teacher for Fairfax County. He has been with Spotsylvania County Public Schools for 8 years now. He is certified to teach secondary school education in Virginia. Trent is an accomplished and energetic teacher with a solid history of student achievement. He likes to motivate his students and utilizes his areas of expertise in: curriculum design, student learning styles analysis, and student remediation. He teaches general and honors chemistry in Fredericksburg VA. 
 


Tutor name: Kerrie
Education: Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Lynchburg College
Tutoring experience: 11 years
Subjects: English, reading, writing, history, pre-algebra, algebra I & II, geometry, trigonometry, ACT/SAT/SSAT prep - for English, math, science, reading, writing, essay, and verbal
Notes: Kerrie resides in Middleburg and is a current teacher. She also worked at Kaplan doing SAT prep at local high schools. She instructed group SAT test prep classes for 9 years. She’s been teaching for over 10 years. She is really good at watching a student workout a problem to see his/her approach, in order to find out where the holes are. She is able to breakdown strategies, so they are easier for students to understand. Kerrie usually has a flexible schedule. She can tutor a mix of weekdays and weekends. Kerrie tutors in Middleburg VA, The Plains VA, Purcellville VA, Aldie VA, and other nearby areas.