Mr Douglas S. of Blackwood NJ USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Mr Douglas S.
Gender: Male   Age: 41-50
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

I am a caring, patient, friendly, and knowledgeable tutor who is fiercely committed to the success of my students. I have been a teacher and tutor for more than 16 years, and have helped many students succeed in school classwork, college coursework, and standardized test preparation. Several of my former students scored perfect 800s on multiple sections of the SAT.

To keep my own SAT skills sharp, I personally take the SAT once each year. My most recent 2012 SAT scores are 800 math, 730 critical reading, 730 writing (2260 composite).

My particular teaching style is to break down complicated material into smaller, easy to understand, pieces. By breaking down the material, it becomes not only easier to understand but easier to internalize and apply. Remember, you can remember only what you are able to apply.

Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Elementary, College, Graduate
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $30.00 to $40.00
Sliding Scale: No.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: More than 10 years
Students Tutored: More than 50
Special/Focus Groups: Gifted/Talented,Home Schooling,Remedial
Educational Level: Ph.D.
Major: Education
School: The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Awards I graduated magna cum laude in 1992 from Temple University in Philadelphia with a bachelors degree in education.

In 2003 I was awarded a graduate teaching and research assistantship to Temple University in 2003, which was a full paid scholarship to pursue my masters degree in education.

In 2005 I was awarded a full doctoral teaching and research assistantship to pursue my Ph.D in education at the Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

I was awarded "Teacher of the Year" for one school district in which I taught, and was awarded "Teacher of the Month" several times throughout my career.

I have guided countless students through the college application process, and have helped them achieve admission to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the United States.

When I was young I earned my Eagle Scout badge in the Boy Scouts of America, and subsequently earned four palms in addition to that award.
Teacher Certification: Yes, Certified as a Teacher