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"I am a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and San Diego State University, and possess degrees in English and Creative Writing. In the fall of 2012 I moved to Fort Worth, where I am currently pursuing my PhD in American Literature, in addition to tutoring for Varsity. On the personal side, I enjoy interior decorating, baking, and playing bass guitar. In addition to my work in education, I volunteer at the Fort Worth Humane Society and makes sure to visit my grandparents once a fortnight..."
- Gustavus Adolphus College - B. A., English
- San Diego State Univeristy - M. F. A., Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:History, Algebra 2, ACT, Reading and 23 other subjects.
"...I also worked as an Editorial Assistant at the Gallery and was active in numerous other dance groups on campus. I studied abroad in Paris during the fall of my junior year where I attended a French university and worked at a contemporary art gallery. Most recently, I was a finalist for the UK Fulbright scholarship, and I am now pursuing a career in Choreography and Dance Writing..."
- Yale University - BA, History of Art and French
Tutoring Subjects:History, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English and 21 other subjects.
"... As soon as I graduated with my MA in History, I began instructing an intensive summer semester, college-level course in Western Civilization through Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) which blended history with subjects like art, music, science, and social sciences. This allowed me to find innovative ways of connecting students to history through their own interests and pursuits. I utilized modeling exercises and coursework in my course based upon research into effective learning strategies and my years of experience as a tutor..."
- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) - BA, History
- UCCS - MA, History
Tutoring Subjects:History, AP United States History, ESL/ELL, IB History HL and 12 other subjects.
"I graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Italian. I am taking the year off from school to work and apply to medical schools. I began tutoring in high school through the National Honor Society and have continued to tutor mostly high school students through out college..."
- Villanova University - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:History, AP European History, AP Biology, Italian and 10 other subjects.
"... Teaching basic facts was not my goal from the onset, but rather to give students the practical use of history in many disciplines. My fiancé' is also a teacher, specifically 4th Grade Special Education. Her experiences, anecdotes and obstacles everyday reflect how rewarding our profession can be. As stated before, seeing the complete cycle from when children are gaining their love of learning through their higher education experiences as adults is perhaps my greatest asset as a potential tutor..."
- Seton Hall University - BS, Secondary Education
- Seton Hall University - MA and Ph.D. (in progress), MA: Instructional Design and Technology/ Ph.D.: Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:History, Writing, College Essays, AP European History and 4 other subjects.
"I'm a graduate student studying to complete my MBA at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Since graduating from high school at 18, I've done everything from working on a cattle ranch in the Sierra Nevada mountains to deploying to northern Afghanistan for a year. I've always been driven by the books I read to pursue a life of challenge and continual growth..."
- Columbia University - BA, History
- University of Texas Austin - MBA, MBA - General Management
Tutoring Subjects:History, SAT Verbal, GMAT, World History and 9 other subjects.
"...I have tutored in a wide range of subjects, from Elementary School Math to AP English Essay-Writing. I've also worked with students on History, Social Studies, and standardized test prep. My favorite subject is Writing, especially writing about history, but I also love helping students break down great works of literature..."
- UMBC - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:History, Algebra 2, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP Macroeconomics and 40 other subjects.
"...I eschew tricks and gimmicks for getting to the right answer. You will know the answer, not arrive there via educated guessing. I am a seasoned financial services professional, and bring that professionalism and attention to detail to all my endeavors. We will apply ourselves and take full advantage or our time together..."
- University of Notre Dame - BA, English
- London Business School - MBA, International Business
Tutoring Subjects:History, College Essays, Literature, ESL/ELL and 6 other subjects.
"I love helping people understand material that they have trouble working through on their own. Everyone learns differently and there is a way to teach everyone once you breakdown the information to its most basic concepts and build up from there. I am sure that together we can set you on the right path to understanding the subject matter at hand.."
- Hollins University - BA, Chemistry, Physics
- University of Missouri St Louis - MS, Inorganic Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:History, AP Physics C: Mechanics, Elementary Math, Advanced Placement and 35 other subjects.
"...While absorbing content is important, the way we look at the question being asked and the way we understand the test itself is just as crucial to success, especially in standardized testing. Therefore, no matter what subject I tutor, it is my goal not just to help the student memorize information and facts, but to lead them towards understanding the underlying goals and structure of the test or assignment itself. To this end, in my lessons I often incorporate cutting-edge mindfulness-awareness and associative memory techniques based both on ancient tradition and cutting-edge brain science to aid my students towards deeper understanding, increased scholastic confidence, and reduced stress..."
- Northwestern University - BA, Theater
Tutoring Subjects:History, College Essays, Summer, SAT Mathematics and 48 other subjects.
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