Qualifications & Experience

I specialize in standardized test preparation including SAT, ACT, PSAT, HSPT, COOP, TACHS, SSAT, and ISEE. I am professionally trained with 5+ years of experience in all sections including Language Arts, reading comprehension, essay, vocabulary, math, and science skills. I have worked with students at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels as a certified district tutor, substitute teacher, special needs educator. and one-on-one paraprofessional for over five years. I tutor students with an individualized approach to help with study skills, test-taking strategies, homework assistance, organizational tips, and retention tools.

I also have over five years of experience working at the collegiate level assisting students with the college admissions process, essay writing, career counseling, resume writing, internships, job interviewing and social media presence. In addition, I assist students and their families, throughout the application, essay writing and testing process to gain admissions to the preparatory schools and colleges of their choice.

Education

1988

Southern New Hampshire University

Business Management

Degree

1988

Bachelors

Subjects

Math

Algebra 1
Elementary Math
Prealgebra

Test Preparation

ACT Writing
ACT Math
ACT Reading
ACT Science
College Counseling
COOP/HSPT
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)
Essay Writing
Grammar
Literature
Reading & Comprehension
Proofreading
Study Skills
Vocabulary

Science

Earth Science
Physical Science
Sociology

Language

Public Speaking
Reading

Professional

Public Speaking
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Business
Career Development
Online

Social Studies

U.S. History
Geography

Computer

Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word

Other

Homeschool
Special Needs

Karen ’s Rating

5.0
5.0
Articulation
5.0
Proficiency
5.0
Punctuality

Reviews

COOP/HSPT
Tricia P.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Great tutor for my daughter's high school prep test. Karen gave her not only the skills but also the confidence she needed! Would recommend Karen 100%!

2 years ago
Tricia P. reviews Karen Salvi