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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.

Alexandra’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Bucknell - Bachelors, History, English, and Spanish Triple Major

Test Scores

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

Tutoring Subjects

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

Adult Literacy

African-American History


College Application Essays

College English

College Essays

College Level American History

Comparative Literature

Conversational Spanish


English Grammar and Syntax


Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American History

High School Writing

Homework Support



Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing


Persuasive Writing

Public Speaking


SAT Writing and Language

Social studies


Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish 3

Spanish 4

Test Prep


Q & A

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.