Weekends at any time
EducationCalifornia State University, Bakersfield - BS, History (Political Science Minor)
ExperienceI made the decision when I was still in high school to become a teacher, and there is nothing I enjoy more than helping a child to become proficient in writing, reading, analytic skills, and history. A graduate of California State University in Bakersfield, I have a bachelor's degree in History, with a minor in Political Science, and am continuing my studies at Texas State. There, I am working on my master's in Comparative European and Middle Eastern History. After that, I plan to go for my PhD at the University of Texas.It is the one-on-one experience of tutoring that I most enjoy. By reviewing an essay or a paper a student has written for school and discussing changes that might make it better, I find that I can effectively encourage the student to rewrite it for a higher grade. Subjects that I tutor include AP courses in Biology, Psychology, European, U.S., and World History, Government, Human Geography, and English. I have also been very successful preparing students for standard testing and college placement exams. I design my sessions based on the student's age and individual learning style.In my spare time, I enjoy kayaking, playing chess, listening to music, and reading.
HobbiesI love to play chess, kayak on Lake Austin, listen to great music, and read. My passion is helping students to master the skills and strategies needed to do well in school and enjoy learning!
History, Anatomy, AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, Astronomy, College Essays, Earth Science, English, Essay Editing, European History, GED, Geography, Gifted, Government, Graduate Test Prep, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE Analytical Writing, GRE Verbal, Literature, Other, Physiology, PSAT, PSAT Critical Reading, PSAT Mathematics, PSAT Writing Skills, Reading, SAT Critical Reading, SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M, SAT Subject Test in United States History, SAT Subject Test in World History, SAT Subject Tests, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Science, Social studies, Study Skills, Study Skills and Organization, Summer, Test Prep, World History, Writing
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