I am a hardworking and dedicated individual who enjoys learning for the unadulterated sake of learning. It would be an honor to help you or your child love learning as much as I do.
I am originally from Los Angeles, but I moved to rural Pennsylvania for college. I fell in love with the east coast after my first fall season.
I recently graduated from Bucknell University, Summa Cum Laude, with a final GPA of 3.93. I pursued 3 majors: English, History, and Spanish, and was the President of Bucknell Student Government from 2015 to 2016. I worked in the Bucknell Writing Center, where I received formal education and instruction in tutoring and mentorship.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Bucknell - Bachelors, History, English, and Spanish Triple Major
SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1440
SAT Writing: 750
AP Biology: 5
AP English Language: 5
AP US History: 5
AP Spanish Language: 5
Politics, Law & Order, Will Ferrell, Hot Cheetos, Pizza, Cooking, Criminal Law, American History, Skiing, Nachos, The Los Angeles Kings, The Los Angeles Lakers, Georgetown Waterfront, Halloween, Hanukkah, Spending time with family, Kettle corn, Forrest Gump
10th Grade Reading
10th Grade Writing
11th Grade Reading
11th Grade Writing
7th Grade Reading
7th Grade Writing
8th Grade Reading
8th Grade Writing
9th Grade Reading
9th Grade Writing
College Application Essays
College Level American History
High School English
High School Level American History
High School Writing
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing
What is your teaching philosophy?
I believe that teaching should be catered to the needs of the student. There is no effective cookie-cutter method because each person learns in a distinct way.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I would try to help the student be comfortable with me. The best learning occurs when the student is at ease.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
My goal is to instill confidence in the student because that is where true progress is most evident.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I would try to find a nexus between the student's interests and the area of concern. There is always a way to connect something that seems daunting with something that a student is familiar with.