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Since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015 with BA's in both Spanish Literature and Communication Arts, I have been focusing solely on teaching and tutoring as my career. I worked as full-time tutor and mentor with City Year Boston, with my role focusing on in-class and after school tutoring for high school students. After moving to Los Angeles in August of 2016, I began working as a Teaching Assistant at a local charter middle school. My role focused on co-teaching differentiated math courses for both seventh and eighth graders, with daily opportunities to teach small groups and tutor students one-on-one. I also had the privilege to lead the after school program, in which I was able to teach weekly enrichment courses that were tailored to students' interests (i.e. Hip-hop and critical poetry analysis, civics, sports history, etc.) I am now pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a focus on secondary English at USC, with the goal of becoming a high school English teacher. I am a highly motivated tutor with over two years of professional tutoring experience. My main focus is to support students achieve their academic goals by understanding that school/academics are for them. My style is open and friendly, and I take pride in my ability to build professional relationships with all students, regardless of background.

Jake’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin-Madison - Bachelor in Arts, Spanish

Graduate Degree: University of Southern California - Master of Arts, Language Arts Teacher Education


Spanish literature, education philosophy and pedagogy, hip-hop, and soccer.

Tutoring Subjects


American Literature

AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Conversational Spanish

Elementary School Math

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing


English Grammar and Syntax


Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Physics

High School Writing



Middle School Math

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing




Public Speaking

SAT Reading

SAT Subject Test in Spanish with Listening

SAT Subject Tests Prep

SAT Writing and Language



Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish 3

Spanish 4

Spelling Bee

Test Prep