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I am a graduate of the University of Arizona with a BA in Political Science and a minor in German Studies. As a former client of Varsity Tutors, I understand what a special opportunity a positive learning environment can be. Whether one is confused and frustrated in a class they aren't particularly interested in, or simply overwhelmed by the scope of a class's content, I sincerely believe that fun and understanding can both be had if the material is approached in a structured, conscious manner. It's my job as a tutor to make this happen.

I've always had a passion for the humanities and social sciences and want to use that to help others. History and government can be tedious subject matters, but that shouldn't scare one away or stop an otherwise critical thinker. I look to achieve a casual conversation level of competency. Names and dates are important, but understanding trends and feeling connected to events in the past are just as important. Social science classes aren't just about one perspective, they're often about conflicting perspectives. Looking at an event from multiple perspectives has always helped me understand events better than a timeline ever did. As a result, I strive not only to memorize issues but converse about them. For example, let's talk about Abraham Lincoln's beard and how weird it must have been to see it in person. Does your daily life feel like the American Dream? Why or why not? I'm excited to help you or your child achieve!

Avery’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Arizona - Bachelors, Political Science and Government


Reading, watching at least one new movie/documentary a week, listening to a new album, playing basketball/rugby, eating curry

Tutoring Subjects


AP Comparative Government and Politics

AP U.S. Government & Politics

AP US History

College Level American History

College Political Science

Conversational German

European History


German 1

German 2

High School Level American History

High School Political Science

High School World History

IB Theory of Knowledge


Microsoft Office

Philosophical Ethics

Political Science

Social Sciences

Social studies

Technology and Computer Science

World History