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Ms. Mariah B.

specializes in Dynamic English & Writing Tutor; College Application Mentor · female

"Hello! Welcome to my profile! I graduated cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University, where I earned my bachelor’s degree in English. I worked as a tutor through the Office of Disability Services during my time at college. In successfully navigating my own academically rigorous journey as an ADD/LD student, I learned that traditional study practices are not for everyone. As a result of my more...

"Hello! Welcome to my profile! I graduated cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University, where I earned my bachelor’s degree in English. I worked as a tutor through the Office of Disability Services during my time at college. In successfully navigating my own academically rigorous journey as an ADD/LD student, I learned that traditional study practices are not for everyone. As a result of my own experience, I am able to adapt to the educational needs of individual students and suggest helpful strategies for academic organization and success. Additionally, my journey has empowered me to become an advocate for myself: a skill that I impart to my students, particularly those that learn uniquely and/or possess outside-the-box gifts.

My keen intuition and desire to understand the inner-workings of my students’ minds make me a sensitive and flexible mentor to people of all learning styles. Not every student benefits from linear mentorship or tutelage. No matter the cognitive or emotional barrier, I relentlessly help my students succeed, going the extra-mile to make material come alive for them. I feel that learning ignites at the intersection of the personal and the academic. Exploring this space, my students begin to grow in meaningful and lasting ways.

My areas of expertise are English and writing, and I find nothing more exciting than watching my students fall in love with the art of self-expression through the written word. With patience, love, and persistence I have been able to help some of the most self-doubting, anxious writers truly come out of their shells and master the art of writing with significance and individuality. I have helped students write essays on subjects ranging from current scientific events to historical debates to English literary analysis.

I also prep students for various standardized tests, including all English-related portions of the ISEE, ACT, and SAT, and also serve as a mentor in the private school and college application process. I have led courses on" less...

Details

fee: $125 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 15 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Mariah B. is a certified tutor

Barnard College, Columbia University, English

Los Angeles, CA 90038

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Writing - English - Psychology - Literature - Proofreading - SAT Reading - SAT Writing - PSAT - Spelling - ACT Reading - ACT English - ADHD