Tough subjects

Biology Tutoring
What was the toughest subject for you in school? For me, I'd say chemistry. Memorizing all the functional groups in organic chemistry, among other things, was very difficult. But having some degree of understanding of chemistry and biology serves me well today. I probably apply that knowledge on a daily basis,whether be related understanding why a medication works or cooking at particular temperatures.
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Subjects

What subjects do we tutor? Math (including statistics), chemistry, biology, physics, test prep and even computer science. If there's something not listed, shoot us a message and I'll see if any of the tutors have expertise to help you. The photo above came from a geometry session. tap to send SMS text message
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A new year, and more options

Molly's bad hair day reminds me of Albert Einstein. While we're not all as sharp as the famous physicist, hard work can take you a long ways. When your kids get stuck on a problem, it's important that they find the help they need to push forward. Sometimes that may be from a parent, a teacher, their book, or online. If those options aren't working, we have several new tutors available to help. Shoot us an email, text or give us a call to see if one of us may be a good fit. For questio...
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Tutor options

We offer a variety of tutors with a range of backgrounds. Does your child have a learning disability? We have a tutor with expertise in that area. Does your child need help with standardized test prep? We have tutors with expertise in the SAT, ACT and SSAT. How about executive functioning issues? Several of our tutors have a lot of experience with that.
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Does STEM reign supreme?

It's hard to read the papers and not be sold on the importance of education in STEM. So what role does the humanities and social science have in the education of today's students? A new book by George Anders argues that we must not discourage folks from majoring in liberal arts, as these careers sharpen critical thinking skills and help develop skills in a variety of new professions. As someone who's worked in a variety of positions, I believe it's best to follow your strengths, but make sure...
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Looking for specific traits in a tutor?

We've just added a few more tutors to the team, beyond what you see listed on the tutors page. Some have experience working with autistic kids, other tutors can help with less common subjects like computer science and psychology. Let me know if there's something specific you're looking for in a tutor. And we can give you a range of prices depending on where you can meet. For questions about the test or tutoring, send us an email [email protected], or call/text 206.999.0...
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Hate reading? That can open new opportunities.

Dyslexia is a learning disability. While it makes reading challenging it can also create new opportunities. Take Jack Horner, a professor who was never able to complete an undergraduate degree because of it. But today he boasts an honorary doctorate, a career as a professor, and an adviser to Steven Spielberg in Jurassic Park.
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1st Day of School Approaches

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While some kids dread the end of summer, many parents look forward to the reduced parental obligations that school offers. Here's a breakdown of some of the local schools and their start dates: Seattle Public Schools 9/6 Bellevue Schools 8/31 Seattle Prep 8/25 Lakeside Upper 9/6, Middle 9/7 Bush 9/7 For questions about the test or tutoring, send us an email [email protected], or call/text 206.999.0666 . I typically respond within 2 hrs.
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Learning Disability Scholarship

The Seattle Tutoring Services Learning Disability Scholarship was created to recognize the challenges some students face in their academic and professional careers. As tutors, we work with students with identified and unidentified learning disabilities. Many people without learning disabilities do not fully appreciate the challenges they face and the persistence required to be successful. The aim of this scholarship is to offer a reward to those who have pushed forward in the face of these ob...
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