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Jason tutors in Houston, TX

Jason R.

Private tutor in Houston, TX

Jason R.514

14 reviews

Education

UTSA - BA, History , University of Houston - PhD, History

Experience

I am a tutor with an extensive background in a variety of different subjects. I attended the University of Texas, San Antonio and the University of Houston. I am comfortable tutoring students in a wide range of subject areas, including American history, grammar and mechanics, geography, social studies, and English. I am also available to help students prepare for standardized tests, including the GMAT, the GRE, and the SAT. My philosophy as a tutor emphasizes hard work, discipline, and a positive attitude. The world can be quite difficult. However, I believe that with those three principles it is possible to overcome anything the world happens to throw at you. While I am a firm believer in hard work and discipline, I also understand the value of having fun. My goal as a tutor is to create an atmosphere that helps students feel comfortable. This allows students to take risks. I feel like students learn best when they take risks, even if they wind up failing. An example of this is the process of writing. I want my students to write whatever they feel like writing because this helps them create a sense of ownership. When students own their writing, they become invested in it and want to succeed. Once a student writes what they want, it is my job to edit it for them and help them work on it until it is correct. 

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Writing

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