I am a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin where I earned a Bachelors degree in History and Plan II, a multi-disciplinary liberal arts honors program. I graduated from Clements High School, Sugar Land, Texas, in 2013. Before my family moved to the USA in late 2010, I attended Sherborne School, a prestigious boys boarding school in the south of England. I am currently earning a certification to teach Social Studies for grades 7-12.
During my last semester at UT Austin, I tutored student-athletes for the school's Athletics Department. I tutored primarily in US government, history, literature, and pyschology, but I also have experience tutoring economics, geography, philosophy, and sociology. I am a proficient writer and editor with well-developed instincts for grammar, tone, style, and language mechanics.
I gain tremendous satisfaction from helping students understand the importance of the subject they are learning. Effective reading, writing, and critical thinking are crucial skills for any successful individual. The emphasis on STEM subjects in schools at the expense of the humanities and social sciences saddens me. I aim to help my students see the value of these areas of study.
Finally, I believe that education should primarily be about shaping the person you are, rather than just achieving a certain grade. I therefore emphasize effective study techniques, self-discipline, and self-organization as the foundations of an excellent student.
The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelors, Plan II Honors, History
SAT Composite: 2300
SAT Math: 710
SAT Verbal: 800
SAT Writing: 790
SAT Subject Test in U.S. History: 740
College Level American History
High School English
High School Level American History
Study Skills and Organization