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Tiantian

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I am a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Education. I received my Master of Education in
Prevention Science and Practice with a focus on Counseling for Adolescents. I received my Master of Arts in English Literature at Peking University in China. Since college, I have
been enjoying working with young people, tutoring college students in writing academic, and application essays; children and college students in Mandarin Chinese; adults in Newton who are trying to improve their English (ESL); and high school students in English, Algebra, and study skills. While I tutor several subjects, I am most passionate about Mandarin Chinese and essay writing. In my experience
helping students who take an interest in learning Chinese and Chinese culture, I always found that learning and teaching can happen to both the tutor and the client. I also found that helping students construct their academic or application essays is a good chance for me to know my client and to help the client build a better academic future. I am a believer of "Education can change people and society". I believe that problem solving skills, study skills and autonomy are highly related with each other, and encouragement always works as a catalyst in learning. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, listening to music, writing stories and blogs, swimming, and playing table-tennis.

Tiantian’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Peking University - Bachelor in Arts, English Literature

Graduate Degree: Harvard Graduate School of Education - Masters in Education, Prevention: Counseling/Adolescence

Test Scores

GRE: 1350

GRE Quantitative: 800

GRE Verbal: 5

Hobbies

Singing, Classical music, Creative writing, Table-tennis, Swimming

Tutoring Subjects

Conversational Mandarin

Languages

Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese 2

Mandarin Chinese 3

Mandarin Chinese 4

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills and Organization

Summer