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Qualifications & Experience

I have tutored students in math from the elementary level to precalculus. I've also tutored students in standardized test prep (SAT, ACT, SAT subject tests, PSAT, SSAT, ISEE, etc.) and reading/writing (from students in preschool up to high school students applying to college). I have worked with special needs students and am trained in techniques for teaching students with ADD and ADHD or students on the Autism spectrum. I have a specialty in working on college application essays and can guide students from the brainstorming process through to the final edits to perfect their essays. I have a vast knowledge of literature, theater and the arts, so I particularly love tutoring in those areas. For standardized testing, I have lists of specific strategies that I teach all my students to help them play the test as a game. Once I’ve finished teaching these strategies, I move on to crafting a unique test preparation curriculum based on the student’s particular needs and performance.

I’ve worked with various tutoring and teaching companies in New York including Tutor Associates, EBL Coaching, NORY, Curated Care, Smart Alec, and Guo Consulting. I graduated from Princeton in 2016 with a degree in English. I earned top prizes from the English department, theater department and gender studies department for my thesis work in my senior year. Since then, I have been living in New York and teaching while working on my artistic practice in theater. I have acted in various productions and have also written, produced and performed three productions of two of my own original plays. I see my theater work and my teaching work as intrinsically connected. I am especially passionate about teaching writing to students, but, even when I am teaching math, I love being able to work one-on-one with students and discern their particular learning styles. I can then figure out how to teach them in the most effective way. This interpersonal understanding is something that I bring to teaching from my theater work.

If you have more questions about me, please feel free to get in contact. I am happy to explain more about my experience and teaching philosophy.

Education

2016

Princeton University

English

Awards & Honors

2016

Alan S. Downer Prize

2016

Frances LeMoyne Page Prize

2016

Suzanne M. Huffman Second Prize

Subjects

Math

Algebra 1 Algebra 2 Common Core Elementary Math Finite Math Geometry Linear Algebra Logic Prealgebra Precalculus Probability Trigonometry

Test Preparation

ACT Writing ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science College Counseling ISEE PSAT SAT Math SAT Reading SAT Writing SSAT

ACT

ACT Writing ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science

SAT

SAT Math SAT Reading SAT Writing

English

English (K-8) High School Level English College Level English Essay Writing Grammar Literature Reading & Comprehension Phonics Proofreading Study Skills Vocabulary

Social Studies

Social History of Art

Art

Art History Theatre

Nathalie ’s Rating

5.0
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Articulation
5.0
Proficiency
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Punctuality

Reviews

Rhonda W.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Great tutor! Works well with my daughter on multiple subjects! We are very happy with Nathalie .

4 months ago