I am recent grad of Dartmouth College and graduated cum laude with High Honors in Biology, modified with mathematics. I graduated Mercer Island High School as a valedictorian and math award recipient in 2014. At Mercer Island High School, I was the president of the school's tutoring club, Kids Corps. This fall, I will begin a PhD program in Immunology at the University of Washington.
I've spent extensive time abroad and love to learn and teach language. Most recently, I spent a winter in Quito, Ecuador, interning with the NGO Care International. My junior year of college, I spent a quarter abroad in Berlin, immersed in German language and culture. I am excited to tutor Spanish up to the level of working proficiency, and German to intermediate conversation level.
I have always had a passion for math, calculus especially, and even as a high school student, enjoyed helping others learn concepts and engage in critical problem solving.
These critical thinking skills transfer over well to test-taking, and I am happy to serve as a tutor for the ACT, as well as the GRE, which I took last summer in preparation for my gradate program at the University of Washington. I have past experience tutoring ACT, specifically with a focus in the Reading and English sections of the test.
Lastly, I have been playing classical piano since age 5. I continued lessons through college and won second place in a college-wide piano competition my freshman year of school. Music is a passion of mine, and I am excited to share my love for the instrument with students eager to learn.
I am thrilled to begin tutoring with Varsity, and to help others engage with the subjects for which I have so much passion.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Dartmouth College - Bachelor in Arts, Biology, General
Graduate Degree: University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Doctor of Philosophy, Immunology
ACT Composite: 35
ACT English: 35
ACT Math: 35
ACT Reading: 35
ACT Science: 35
SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1510
SAT Math: 700
SAT Verbal: 800
GRE Quantitative: 164
GRE Verbal: 163
SAT Mathematics Level 2: 800
SAT Subject Test in U.S. History: 800
SAT Subject Test in Spanish: 760
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