Masters of Education, Boston University School of Education, 2010
Bachelor of Arts, History, Union College, 2006
Massachusetts Educator’s License, Moderate Disabilities 5-12, English as a Second Language K-12; Biology 5-12; History 5-12
Greg has 15 years of experience tutoring students in 4th grade through high school. He is currently a High School Biology teacher for students in grades 9-12, and he also tutors basic Math, Geometry, Algebra, Physics, English/Reading Comprehension/Writing, History, and ESL. Greg prepares students for all sections of the ISEE, SSAT, HSPT, GRE, TOEFL, SAT, and MAPs tests, in both one-on-one and group settings. He is also fluent in Spanish and tutors the subject at all levels. Greg is Special Education Certified and is experienced in adjusting his teaching methods and materials to support each student’s individual needs. He is experienced in preparing teachers for the MTEL Test in Foundations of Reading, General Curriculum, Literacy and Communication, History and Biology.
Greg says, “Hi there! I am a Boston-based High School Biology teacher who earned a Masters in Education from Boston University in 2010, and an undergraduate degree from Union College in 2006. I have over 14 years of tutoring experience for students on the ISEE, SSAT, HSPT, as well as the SAT, ACT. While I enjoy teaching Biology, I also provide weekly homework help for Math, ELA and History. I currently teach in Quincy, Massachusetts and I enjoy helping students broaden their perspectives on science topics while providing highly engaging lessons. I enjoy playing tennis, reading, and spending time with my family. I have lived abroad and enjoy traveling and learning new languages!”
“In the future we absolutely look forward to working with you and Greg Conklin again… When we had talked last August, you were confident that you had a solid match for us in Greg and you were 100% right! Greg was so wonderful with our sons – he was patient, corrected them in a very kind manner, was completely engaged, and supported them through this entire process. Greg worked very hard to relate the material to the boys (e.g., lots of sports examples!) and that really helped the learning process. Greg was also a total professional when it came to communication, schedule changes, being on time, etc. and we really appreciated that… We know that Greg helped to put the boys in the best position possible to do well on their entrance exams and we are so very grateful! When the next set of exams are upon us, we will be sure to loop back with you.” -Jessica G., Needham
“Just wanted to bring you up to date regarding our daughter’s grad school efforts. She was accepted to a grad school of her choice in the Boston area. The GRE tutor, Greg Conklin, you selected was a perfect match for our daughter’s needs. Thanks for your great service.” -I.Z.
“I write this recommendation with great pleasure. Greg Conklin has tutored my son in High School Biology for several semesters and I am very pleased with the progress he is making. My son has learning difficulties and attention challenges. Greg has worked through them, kindly, and with great patience. I also like the fact that he uses a lot of different materials – starting with the Biology textbook, to using flashcards, quizzes, and several other online resources to help him memorize the course material. Whenever his attention wanders, Greg has switched tactics to use a different teaching method so he remains attentive and engrossed. My kid’s school teacher has asked me more than once to have me record a video of Greg tutoring so they can utilize some of the same methods at school! Thank you very much for helping him pass the required Biology course. Your help is truly appreciated.” -A.G.