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Yakov B.

Male, Part-Time tutor , New York, NY
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age
27
hourly rate
$ 40 - 50
experience
6 yrs
Has Transportation
Willing to travel 8 mi
Non-smoker
Computers
English
Math

Meet Yakov

I am currently a Ph. D. student in clinical psychology. I have been an academic tutor for over six years. I have a Masters degree in education, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology (specializing in adolescent development, cognition and learning) with minors in English and film, television, and digital media. I have worked with students ranging from early high school to college level, and have experience accommodating many learning styles, including various special needs. My teaching emphasizes a relaxed but goal-driven approach, and skills... more
I am currently a Ph. D. student in clinical psychology. I have been an academic tutor for over six years. I have a Masters degree in education, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology (specializing in adolescent development, cognition and learning) with minors in English and film, television, and digital media. I have worked with students ranging from early high school to college level, and have experience accommodating many learning styles, including various special needs. My teaching emphasizes a relaxed but goal-driven approach, and skills including time and homework management, study and memory retention strategies and success-oriented self-motivation.

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Experience

Computers - Basic
Computers - Computer Basics
Computers - Desktop Publishing
Computers - Macintosh
Computers - Microsoft Excel
Computers - Microsoft Office
Computers - Microsoft Powerpoint
Computers - Microsoft Windows
Computers - Microsoft Word
Computers - Outlook
Computers - Photoshop
Computers - Windows
English - English
English - Grammar
English - Language Arts K-6
English - Literature
English - Public Speaking
English - Reading
English - Writing
Math - Algebra 1
Math - Algebra 2
Math - Calculus
Math - Elementary School Math
Math - Geometry
Math - Integrated Math
Math - Linear Algebra
Math - Logic
Math - Middle School Math
Math - Pre-Calculus
Math - Probability
Math - Statistics
Math - Trigonometry
Special Education - ADD/ADHD
Special Education - Dyslexia
Special Education - General
Special Education - Mildly Handicapped
Test Prep - 3rd grade SOL
Test Prep - 5th grade SOL
Test Prep - ACT
Test Prep - Elementary Standard Testing
Test Prep - GED
Test Prep - GRE
Test Prep - Middle School SOL
Test Prep - Private School Entrance
Test Prep - PSAT test
Test Prep - SAT Math
Test Prep - SAT Verbal
Test Prep - SSAT
Test Prep - TOEFL
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Education

Columbia University

2010
Other Qualifications, Certifications and Credentials
Communication skills, working with children, accommodating special needs higher level mathematics, adept computer/internet usage, group leadership, and music composition.
Languages
English

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sharon W. says:
This young man is patient, non-judgmental,
and willing to research to get the answers you need. I am old enough to be his mother, but never once did I feel a lack of compassion for my confusion and he goes the extra mile. Also, he's able to put himself in my shoes and help me at my level.
Posted: 04:48 PM, Oct 10, 2007

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Early Morning6am-9am
Late Morning9am-12pm
Early Afternoon12pm-3pm
Late Afternoon3pm-6pm
Early Evening6pm-9pm
Late Evening9pm-12am
Overnight12am-6am
Yakov is available for: Part-Time
Yakov is available on short notice (Backup Care)
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