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Matthew

I haven't always enjoyed learning. As a student, I have consistently found subjects like math and science difficult to understand. The hard sciences have always been challenging for me, but when I went to college, I was able to focus on what I am good at, reading and writing. As a student at Virginia Tech, I studied Public Relations and German. As part of my education, I read, wrote, and edited hundreds of pages worth of material, covering topics as varied as the ethics of a documentary to the influence of German Expressionism on punk music.
I know from experience that not everyone is cut out to be an actuary and not everyone is cut out to be the next great novelist. My goals as a tutor are to help my students boost their grades, learn to think critically, become better readers and writers, and discover their passions.

Undergraduate Degree:

 Virginia Tech - Bachelors, German and Public Relations

Music, Playing Guitar and Banjo, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Reading, Photography

American Literature

College English

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

What is your teaching philosophy?

My teaching philosophy is to help students improve their grades, learn skills that they can use in the real world, and discover what they are passionate about.