Meet our Handpicked Tutors and their Stories

MANDY YOU

[Mandy's Greeting Video is coming soon]
  • School: Currently studying double majors in Computer Science and in Philosophy, Wellesley College, MA
  • Strength as a tutor
    • Very patient: I am always listening to students' perspectives and walking them through their problem or question. 
    • Knows both American and Asian cultures in studying 
  • 3 adjectives that best describes you
    • Perceptive
    • Self-Confident
    • Reassuring
  • Extra-curricular activities: I was in a debate team throughout high school and a chair on Wellesley's pre-law society. Now I am a volunteer English teacher and part of a research group at MIT.

Scheduling your Class: 

* Sign up for one session (as a trial): You can directly sign up for one session as a trial on our website. Or you can also skip the trial class. After your payment is made, our admin will send you a confirmation email that connects you and your tutor. After that  your tutor will send you a greeting email to schedule a class day/time with you and get ready for your lesson. 

* Sign up for one unit (8 sessions): If you confirm that you would like to sign up for one unit (=8 sessions), our admin will send you an invoice and a confirmation email that connects you and your tutor.  Your tutor will send you a welcoming email. 

Mandy's Availability 

  • Time Zone: EST
  • Preferred: Weekdays afternoon or evening EST 
  • Available:  Flexible (weekdays and weekend)
  • Unavailable:
    • Friday afternoon and evening

Students: grade K to grade 12

Available Tutoring:

  • Mandarin (Beginner & Intermediate, GK-G12)
    • Fluent in both standard Mandarin and English; Went to school in both mainland China and the US; native speaker, reader and writer of Mandarin;
    • Conversational Mandarin; Chinese literature intro and analysis (advanced); school-focused mandarin homework help and tutoring; 
  • Intro to computer science/ programming (G5-G9) 
    • Introduction to Python: Learning the fundamentals of programming with Python; creating fun projects such as building a mini -game or designing simple algorithms; We will use Visual Studio Code for the projects. 
    • Introduction to website design: Design your own website using HTML and JavaScript. By putting images, audio, video, links and texts; make your own mini-bank, artist website, gallery, fun facts, pets websites. We will use Visual Studio Code for the projects.
  • Math (GK-G11) 
    • We will practice select challenging problems (beyond school math) and explain the concepts behind them for advanced students. I have taught in Russian School of Math (RSM) tutoring. 
    • For students who need help with the school curriculum, I can help them make the math problem solving process explicit and identify weaknesses in the current study pattern.

Cancellation and Refund: 

  • You can cancel the classes any time. The cancellation should be made in advance in writing. The remaining untaught classes after the cancellation notification will be refunded.  
  • If you unable to attend a class you booked, our cancellation policy will be applied. 
    • You can cancel a class 24 hours before the start of the scheduled class without penalty. 
    • If you cancel it within 24 hours of the start time, there is a late cancellation fee ($10). 
    • If you miss a class without canceling ahead of time,​ the class will be counted as an absence, and there will be no refunds or rescheduling (100% class fee for the session will be applied) because the tutor’s hour was already taken.