Weekends at any time
EducationHaverford College - BA, History
ExperienceMy time at Haverford College, where I earned a bachelor's degree in History and Classics, instilled the desire to tutor in me. While spending a year at Oxford University, I received tutoring and realized how important it is for students who need it. I have either tutored or taught since that time. I began by tutoring chemistry and found it enjoyable. However, history and writing quickly became two of my favorite subjects to tutor. I enjoy history because the dynamics are so complex and writing because I get to help my students express their thoughts. In addition to those subjects, I tutor literature, ESL, geography, religious studies, and the subjects tested in the SAT. I believe in creating a pleasant environment of trust where students can focus on learning to decipher and communicate thoughts and ideas. I show students ways to determine how small parts fit into a whole - a skill that translates into other areas of life by helping them become thoughtful individuals. In addition to tutoring, I have taught ESL at a Chinese university. This experience also helped me further develop the strategies I use when I tutor. My interests outside of graduate school and tutoring include backpacking, playing the clarinet, hiking, reading, and learning new languages.
HobbiesHiking, backpacking, reading, music
History, Chemistry, College Chemistry, College English, College Essays, College Geography, College Level American History, College World History, Comparative Literature, English, English Grammar and Syntax, ESL/ELL, Essay Editing, European History, Geography, High School Chemistry, High School English, High School Geography, High School Level American History, High School World History, Literature, Other, PSAT, PSAT Critical Reading, PSAT Mathematics, PSAT Writing Skills, SAT, SAT Math, SAT Mathematics, SAT Reading, SAT Subject Test in United States History, SAT Subject Test in World History, SAT Subject Tests, SAT Writing and Language, Science, Social studies, Study Skills, Study Skills and Organization, Test Prep, World History, World Religions, Writing
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