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Hi! I'm Jessica!

With over 3000 hours of tutoring experience in test preparation, I have seen my students both here in the US and in China see improvement within the span of a few lessons.

Through a combination of catering to a student's individual learning style and working through problems patiently and with a step-by-step approach, then putting concepts into fun, real-world situations, my students have found many tough subjects to make a lot more sense.

As each lesson plan is customized and tailored to meeting students’ specific needs and achieving specific goals, progress is rapid and quantifiable.

My lessons are goal-oriented and emphasize time-management as well as consistency in study in and out of lessons. I keep detailed lesson notes and track students’ improvement, updating parents weekly on what goals students are pursuing and which areas can still benefit from more practice.

My lessons include: a personalized homework plan, comprehensive study skill instruction online (or in the comfort of your own home for students based in NYC), and weekly progress reports.

Subjects Available:

Reading & Writing: Essay Skills/Structure/Style, College Admissions Essays, Technical Writing, Grant Writing, IB Extended Essay, Creative Writing, Book Reports, Grammar & Syntax, Phonics, Penmanship, Critical Reading, Spelling Bee Preparation, Research Paper Writing, Literature, Reading Comprehension, and Speed Reading.

Exams: SAT / SAT 2 / ACT / PSAT / GED / GRE / ISEE / SSAT / SHSAT / TACHS / TOEFL exams, Private/Catholic School Entrance Exams, Regents, State Tests, AP/IB Exams, SAT Subject Tests, and Test Preparatory Study Skills!

Math: Addition/Subtraction, Multiplication/Division, Fractions, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Angle and Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Word Problems, Study Skills, and Test-Taking Strategies.

Social Studies & Science: Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Computer Literacy, Typing, Social Studies, and all levels of Latin.

Special Needs: I've worked with students with learning, attention, and behavior experiences
(ADD, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, Dyslexia, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
and have seen great success in designing study programs to fit their needs.

If you need special help with a subject or concern you do not see listed above, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask about it!

Additionally, study skills and test-taking strategies are extremely important for success in school. If you are concerned with your or your student’s ability to study or take tests effectively, I would be happy to help with these as well.

If you or your child would like to get ahead academically this winter, send me a message.

I look forward to getting started on our learning adventure!

Education

2012

Case Western Reserve University

Educational Psychology

Degree

2012

Bachelors

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