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Emily

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A California native and recent graduate of Yale University, I have over five years of teaching and tutoring experience. Inspired by my love of reading, writing, and history, I volunteered as a Social Studies teacher's aide in local middle school classrooms throughout college. I graduated with a degree in history in 2015 and immediately moved to Saratov, Russia to teach English at a university there. While I am always eager to tutor American and Russian history, I am most passionate about tutoring everything related to writing, from outlining an essay to polishing a research paper. I love discussing different writing philosophies with students and helping them develop the skills to write compelling and effective essays. Outside of teaching, I enjoy learning new languages, traveling, and playing folk guitar.

Emily’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Yale University - Bachelors, History

Test Scores

SAT Composite: 2280

SAT Math: 710

SAT Verbal: 800

SAT Writing: 770

Hobbies

I enjoy running long distances, playing folk guitar, and learning new languages.

Tutoring Subjects

History

College Level American History

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing

English

ESL/ELL

Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American History

High School Writing

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing

Writing


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

An engaging and motivating educational experience is integral to shaping students' world views. I believe in helping students build the academic skills they need to prepare themselves not just for their current studying demands, but also for all of their future opportunities.