EducationBA, University of Denver 2005 - History and Judaic Studies
Paralegal Certificate, Suffolk MS in Information - University of Michigan, coursework toward a MA in Russian and East European Studies
ExperienceI have been tutoring elementary students since I myself was an elementary school student. Over the years I have continued to tutor, as well as teach through the Girl Scouts of America and Headstart. In the past few years I have tutored many college students who had studied English in their home countries but were not 100% sure of their ability to be understood. I was not only able to help with their pronunciation but with their general understanding of American culture, idioms, and sayings. I have spent extensive time abroad studying foreign languages and I believe my experience being an outsider in a strange place has given me unique insight into the exchange student or immigrant experience.
I can't remember my SAT, GRE, and LSAT scores off the top of my head but I can tell you that for my undergraduate program and subsequent graduate programs, I only applied to one institution (per program)and I was accepted with funding.
I want to be a tutor because it is something that I know I'm good at. I have taken students from a D average to an A minus average. I love imparting knowledge. I also love to see a child who is struggling and feeling down realize that he or she isn't stupid but maybe is better learning math/science/english/etc in a different way.
I have had many different jobs in my life. I have gone to a host of different schools. I have studied at least half a dozen different topics in great depth. I have lived in many different places and under a variety of different circumstances. Because of these things, I have many different areas of expertise.
I am comfortable tutoring younger and older students from every walk of life.
If you have any questions about which subjects I tutor, please send me a message with the subjects you are interested in and I will let you know!
Hobbiesice skating, singing, reading, volleyball, music, painting, writing, trivia, swimming, foreign language study, travel, composing, cooking, watching tv, skiing, stargazing, smiling
AP United States History, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP European History, American History, ACT, 8th Grade Science, 8th Grade Reading, 8th Grade math, 8th Grade, 7th Grade Science, 7th Grade Reading, 7th Grade math, 7th Grade, 6th Grade Science, 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade math, 6th Grade, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History, World History, World Civilization, Voice, US History, Singing, Reading, PSAT, Piano, Languages, GRE Verbal Reasoning, GRE Verbal, Graduate Test Prep, Flute, European History, Essay Editing, Computer Skills, College Essays, 5th Grade Science, 5th Grade Reading, ACT Writing, ACT with Writing, 9th Grade Writing, 8th Grade Writing, 7th Grade Writing, 6th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Writing, 4th Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Writing, 1st Grade Writing, 12th Grade Writing, 11th Grade Writing, 10th Grade Writing, GRE Subject Test in Literature in English, English, AP English Language and Composition, Creative Writing, PSAT Writing Skills, SAT Writing, 5th Grade math, 5th Grade, 4th Grade Science, 4th Grade Reading, 4th Grade math, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade Science, 3rd Grade Reading, 3rd Grade math, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade Reading, 2nd Grade math, 2nd Grade, 1st Grade Reading, 1st Grade math, 1st Grade, Writing, ACT English
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