A little bit about me: I am from a suburb of Columbus, OH where I graduated highschool with over a 4.0, played soccer and lacrosse, and was heavily involved in peer collaboration, both in school and out of school, for students with disabilities. I went on to attend the University of Michigan where I graduated Honors in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Applied Statistics. During which time, I lead informal tutor and study groups for my peers in difficult courses such as microbiology, organic chemistry, and biostatistics, to name a few. Since graduating, I have moved back to my hometown where I worked as Data Analyst for roughly 8 months before changing paths and shifting back to medicine where I work now as a Medical Assistant for a local dermatology practice. I plan to get my Master's in Physician Assistant Studies in the new few years.
As I mentioned above, I have a passion for helping those excel, where they may not feel the most confident. While my areas of strength are in math and science, I, myself, have struggled in other areas and have had to ask for help. So, I understand first-hand that everyone's learning techniques are different and, if a student is not understanding a concept while being taught one way, there needs to be a shift in methods to try and convey the message differently. I have informally taught many students over the years, and each one of them learned differently. What helped things "click" in one student's mind, was not quite the same as another's. I'd like to continue helping students find what "clicks" for them and excel in their troublesome area!
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - Bachelor of Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology
ACT Composite: 30
ACT English: 32
ACT Math: 30
ACT Science: 31
Health/Fitness, Running, Hiking, Baking, Volunteering (Children with Disabilities and Humane Societies), Equestrian Riding