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Meri T.

Qualified in Business, English, Public Speaking, Standardized Tests

Auburn, AL (36830)

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I am an experienced instructor and substitute teacher. I have earned a BS, MBA, and completed coursework in a PhD program. My BS and MBA degrees are from Auburn University in Auburn, AL. I completed coursework for a PhD at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. My MBA and PhD coursework concentrated on business classes and content. I have an understanding of subjects that pertain to these degrees including: business, economics, statistics, finance, accounting, and public speaking. I am also competent in writing, English, proof reading, and history.

In addition to traditional courses and coursework, I am also adept in helping clients prepare for taking standardized tests. I have completed several of these tests in the past, for my own education, and am familiar with the formats. I have also helped a plethora of others study and review for standardized tests including: GED, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and PRAXIS I & II.

To facilitate a productive learning environment I encourage the student to e-mail me in advance any specific instructions or questions pertaining to the tutored subject or any special needs he or she might have. This way, I can be prepared ahead of time of any particular areas that need extra attention. I also feel It is important to recognize that people learn in many different ways. I am cognizant of this fact and will utilize several ways to stimulate and educate the student including: real life examples, flash cards, thorough explanation, quizzes, etc.

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Meri’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Criminal Justice, Economics, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Proofreading, Public Speaking, SPSS
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, Career Development, GED, GRE, Praxis, PSAT
Accounting, Algebra 1, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Criminal Justice, Social Studies, World History
Microsoft Excel, SPSS
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Logic, SPSS
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing


I can help you get ready for the Praxis. I have helped many people prepare for the Praxis I and Praxis II exams. I have also coached many people as they prepared for other standardized tests. The techniques I use come from my personal experience in standardized test taking and from coaching others. I have many different methods that I utilize to help you as we work together, after a few sessions I will be able to recognize which technique is best for you. I also go over test taking strategies and tips for the week of the test.

Public Speaking

I have a plethora of public speaking experience. In graduate school, both for my master’s degree and for the work I completed working towards a Ph.D.; I had to present information to various groups on a regular basis. For this, I would have to put together a concise and structured presentation in a manner that would inform, influence, or entertain my audience. Often, these presentations required PowerPoint slides and handouts. I have several years of experience presenting papers at international and national conferences. I have also taken an undergraduate course on public speaking.

I can help you with some of the daunting tasks of public speaking; including selecting what to include in a speech and how to present it. If handouts or slides are needed for the speech I can help you with this as well. I can also assist with the delivery of the speech and how to prepare for being in front of people and speaking to a whole group effectively.

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Auburn University

Yes (Graduate Coursework)

Auburn University (MBA)

Excellent! Meri was patient and very well versed in excel. I was a nervous wreck before our session but am now calmly calculating frequency distributions and looking forward to pivot tables :) ...

— Kimberly from Saint Francisville, LA on 9/13/11);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Meri will travel within 20 miles of Auburn, AL 36830.

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