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Brent tutors in Portland, OR

Brent B.

Private tutor in Portland, OR

Education

Reed College - BA, Philosophy

Experience

I am a tutor with a passion for philosophy, writing, and literature. I'm here to help students in a multitude of subjects including writing, literature, philosophy, social sciences, and English. I'm also available to tutor French. I love working with students on their SAT test prep. I received my degree in Philosophy with a focus on Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics from Reed College. I spent part of my time as an undergraduate studying abroad at Paris IV-Sorbonne where I studied Media Theory and Philosophy. As a Reed student I had several of my writings published. I excel at philosophy and literature, and I'd love to share my passion about them with students. As a tutor I emphasize practice. I believe that practice makes perfect, and I give my students as many practice examples as I can so that they truly understand the material we are studying. I work towards finding the area that students struggle the most in, and then helping them bridge the gap in their understanding. In my spare time I enjoy being active. I like to run, workout, go camping, and hike. I'm also an avid reader and I love cooking, watching television, and working on computer programs. 

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

running, writing, camping, hiking, basketball

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