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John M. - Tutor

Experienced, Friendly, Ivy League Tutor
Hourly Fee: $75
Location: Berkeley, CA
Travel Radius: 40 miles
In-person + Online
Your first hour with any tutor is always 100% refundable!

Personal Statement

I hold a PhD in Anthropology from Columbia University. I have a lot of teaching experience, from lecturing in 300 student classes to one-on-one tutoring. I've taught children with reading problems in Holt Michigan, and taught English as a second language to children in Hong Kong, where I also worked as a private tutor. I have taught archaeology and anthropology classes at Columbia University in New York City and at Community College in Baltimore. In sum, I have taught a variety of subjects t...


John M. helped me with each of the four sections on the ACT to make sure I was prepared for the upcoming test. He gave me some useful strategies that helped me increase my accuracy, and also taught me how to time myself. The stress of taking the ACT has been relieved a little bit, and I feel more prepared. He was super nice and helpful, and he made studying for the ACT more approachable.
- Helena R. from Reno, NV
Had our first lesson. Looking forward to more! Very knowledgeable. Answered our questions about best courses to prep for college and strategies. Gave my son some writing samples to work on. Clearly knows what he is doing
- Danica B. from Alameda, CA
John was great in helping me formulate the sentences, topics, and thesis of my paper. He focuses a lot on how the theories and topics of the essay are analyzed and can be incorporated. I highly recommend!
- Autry J. from East Lansing, MI
Topics in logic and argument, permutations, inductive and deductive arguments, valid conclusions, probabilities He was ver patient and knowledgeable, he included a lot of practice of problems as presented throughout the book
- Elizabeth M. from Arlington, MA
Great session, helped me understand the material I was previously confused about. John has a deep understanding of philosophy and can explain any topic without any difficulty.
- Artem D. from Lake Worth, FL
John is very kind and truly willing to help. I am not really familiar with the topic that I am about to learn, but he just started to explain everything to me from zero.
- Kelvin C. from New York, NY
John worked on a philosophy course with me, he was prepared, really understanding, flexible with my learning style, I felt really comfortable. A perfect experience, I felt like my learning disabilities didn't exist.
- Jack L. from Irvington, NY
AP World History. Our son was struggling with understanding History and John's session made it interesting and fun to learn of History! He went over the concepts and things to focus on when reading the chapters and taking notes.
- Priyanka S. from Union City, CA
He ran a session with my son and John was very helpful from the very start and explained very clearly and accurately what we needed to know and work on. Lots of work for one lesson, thank you, hope to continue to work with you Nellya
- Nellya S. from Elmhurst, NY
John is incredibly knowledgeable and a highly adept instructor, making even the most complicated concepts instantly relatable. I highly recommend him to anyone stuck in the philosophical mud!
- Sean L. from New York, NY
Reading a complicated book in Philosophy and John helps break things down for me to understand it better and be able to answer the questions and when I can?t understand it he is super patient with me and will continue to explain it in ways that I am able to understand it better.
- Patricia M. from Bakersfield, CA
John was very helpful, friendly, and responded quickly to all my questions and messages. My assignment was reviewed quickly and his feedback was very helpful!
- Gina S. from Denver, CO
John is a very good tutor and he helped my son finishing his English assignment in 3 lessons. My son likes the way he worked with him, very organized tutor. Looking forward for more lessons in the near future.
- M B. from Shrewsbury, MA
John gave me very useful advice with how to structure the entire paper proposal. Thank you very much for the help!
- Jeh G. from New York, NY
Thank you for creating a good start to this tutoring engagement. Anna will upload slides for review. Looking forward to next week.
- Pat F. from Marietta, GA
Incredible session! John was able to provide a lot of clarity during our session. Couldn't thank him enough! Will surely schedule another session with John. Thank you again John.
- Duncan J. from Los Angeles, CA
John is knowledgeable and intellectual -- not just informed but a solid thinker; he was able to make clear suggestions for me to proceed. I look forward to working with him again very soon.
- Judy G. from Englewood, NJ
John taught me the proper way to conduct research in a very process oriented way that made the process less stress inducing and more enjoyable. Highly recommended
- Ariel B. from New York, NY
My son was happy with how things went with John preparing for a history midterm. We have scheduled another appointment. His flexibility in scheduling is great!
- Connie L. from Ada, MI
Great first lesson that left the student optimistic about going 0-90 in four months for an AP test. Thank you.
- Vara R. from Los Altos, CA