Patient, Creative and Effective Tutor/Instructor for All Subjects, All Ages, All Cities
Dear Parents and Students,
May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references and the highest ratings in this region. I graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University, where I earned a Provost Academic Scholarship for my excellent test scores and made the Dean's List.
In addition to teaching for public schools, I currently teach 20 private sessions each week, Kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as college students and business professionals. I have also served on the faculty at Cuyahoga Community College.
I am patient, friendly and many students tell me that I explain concepts more effectively than their teachers. I am available weekdays or weekends, days or nights, throughout the entire year. I would be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding my experience and teaching methods. While it should go without saying, I have a clean background that has been verified by the FBI and BCI. I appreciate your time and consideration and look forward to working with you!
Matthew J. Horwich
My subjects include:
Standardized Tests: ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, ISEE, HSPT, SSAT, TACHS, COOP, PSAT, NMSQT, ASVAB, AFQT, ASTB, OAR, GED, HiSET, TABE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, TEAS, HESI-A2
Mathematics: algebra I and II, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Tennis: groundstrokes, serves, volleys, grips, technique, strategy
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone
Job Seeking: resume writing, cover letters, T-Letters, LinkedIn, job search techniques
Professional Services: bookkeeping, AP/AR, property management, office automation
I graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1998. As a Provost Scholar, I earned a 50% tuition discount based on my test scores. I began tutoring math when I was in sixth grade, while in my my middle school's High Academic Potential Program. I have had my own private tutoring business, Matthew J. Horwich LLC, for over twelve years. Prior to Lessons.com, I had partnered with several other prestigious online education companies. Locally, I have worked with students and parents from several of the top college preparatory schools, as well as partnered with their guidance counselors and teachers. Some of the more well-known schools include Gilmour Academy, Hawken School, University School and St. Ignatius.
While past achievements of former pupils are not an indicator of how well a new student will do, this is my Wall of Fame:
Top Five ACT scores:
34 Solon High School - Joshua W.
33 Copley High School - Benjamin D.
33 Westlake High School - Avery B.
32 Gilmour Academy - Dennis G.
32 Elyria Catholic High School - Riley S.
I enjoy helping people succeed in their educational endeavors.
Matthew is a great tutor. He assisted me Math for ASVAB which is an entrance exam for the Military. He helped me refresh my math skills. Not only did he do a good job teaching me the material he also taught me in a way that I would be able to remember everything. He is also very flexible and definely cares about his students!
Easy to communicate with.
I hired Matthew based upon other reviewers' impressive reviews, and satisfaction of how well Matthew was able to teach their child. Others have stated how well Matthew was able to teach younger children successfully by identifying specific needs, and communicating in a way a younger person can understand the best. I agree. After spending many sessions with my 15 year old daughter, I saw that Matthew has the ability to identify specific needs quickly, communicate effectively towards the student's needs, and is passionate of the student's success. I enjoyed watching my daughter, Hannah, work together with Matthew. He really brought new confidence to Hannah, and was passionate about her succeeding. Although this year's tennis season is coming to a close soon, my daughter and I would like to continue sessions next season. Thank you very much Matthew!
Matt was very helpful with setting up my format for my research paper. He shared a lot of valuable information with me that could be used in the future while writing my essays and papers. Matt is very patient and very understanding to my situation. Thanks for all your help!
In addition to my personal strategies, I customize my tutoring to each student's individual needs, based upon feedback from him or her, and/or parent(s).
I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Case Western Reserve University where I was a Provost Scholar.
I began tutoring part-time over twenty years ago and now do it full-time.
I have worked with students:
as young as five years old in pre-school
junior high and high school
master's students and doctoral candidates
professional company employees
retired adults interested in learning new skills
I am very proud of my student who was an *Eighth* grader that took the ACT. He scored a 24 his first try. After just one summer of tutoring, he shot up to a 28, including a jump of 12 points in English.
Look first at experience and past results, then consider price afterwards.
I recommend interviewing two or three tutors to find the best fit. One trial lesson from each can help as well.
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