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I view tutoring as an opportunity to share my passion for languages, literature, and the law with my students. Using a student-centered approach, I aim to meet students where they are, develop a clear plan for their progress, and ensure they meet their goals. I use a variety of instructional techniques to engage with students of all different learning styles. While holding students accountable to their personally tailored goals, I also try to make learning enjoyable by exciting the intellectual curiosity of my students.

In terms of my language qualifications, I have received extensive training in language teaching techniques for both French and English as a Second Language. I was a French literature major who graduated cum laude and received highest honors for my senior thesis. I have spent hundreds of hours teaching English and French in classroom settings, and I bring all this experience to bear in my one-on-one tutoring sessions. I am prepared to help students of all levels improve their French and/or English language skills, from the fundamentals of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, to advanced grammar, composition, and cultural fluency.

As for test preparation, I draw on my personal success on the SAT (perfect verbal score of 800) and the LSAT (167/180, 94th percentile nationally) to provide insight on test-taking strategies and knowledge of specific content areas. I recognize the inherent stress involved in taking standardized tests under timed conditions, but I strive to empower my students to do their best on test day through diligent preparation beforehand, and by breaking down the seemingly overwhelming task into more manageable parts. It's a marathon, not a sprint!

Undergraduate Degree:

 Kenyon College - Bachelors, French Literature

Graduate Degree:

 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Masters, J.D. (law)

SAT Verbal: 800

LSAT: 167

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African History

African-American History

AP French

AP US History

CLEP English Literature

College English

College Level American History

College World History

Comparative Literature

Conversational French

French 1

GRE Subject Test in Literature in English

GRE Subject Tests

High School English

High School Level American History

High School World History

Latin America History


Legal Research

SAT Subject Test in French

SAT Subject Test in French with Listening

SAT Subject Test in Spanish with Listening

SAT Subject Tests Prep

Spanish 1

The Modern World

World Civilization

World Literature