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Delaena K.

A sharp MBA interested in tutoring opportunities

Costa Mesa, CA (92626)

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Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hi there! I am an MBA from the Simon School - University of Rochester with concentrations in Finance and Competitive Strategy. I have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Ghana. Prior to school I was a consultant at Ernst & Young and prior to moving here I was working as a Financial Analyst for a small start up in Akron. I also have considerable tutoring experience from being an academic Coach at the University of Rochester.

In addition to my finance/accounting background I'm an avid world history enthusiast. I write extensively on global issues, finance and international affairs on my blog.

My teaching style includes using humor and practical examples to engage students. I have tons of real world experience to share with students and I have seen this approach work successfully with the first year students I mentored at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY.

I look forward working with local students to help them in areas such as Math, Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics, history, GMAT, GRE, SAT and career advice.

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Delaena’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, General Computer, GMAT, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
Career Development, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Writing
Business:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
History:
American History, Government & Politics, World History
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
Proofreading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Business

Hi there, I am an MBA from the Simon School, University of Rochester with concentrations in Finance and Competitive Strategy. Prior to business school I worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young. I have considerable business experience both professionally and as a mentor. Before moving to this area I worked with a start-up in Akron that was looking to commercialize two of its patents.

At the University of Rochester, I was an academic coach for first year students. I provided mentoring, tutoring, guidance and career advice to many first year students especially international students that needed help adjusting to US culture. I believe my background and experiences in business will be very relevant and beneficial to anyone that needs tutoring in all areas of business ranging from finance, accounting, economics and business strategy. I hope I can be of help.

Career Development

Hi there, I am an MBA from the Simon School, University of Rochester with concentrations in Finance and Competitive Strategy. Prior to business school I worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young. Before moving to this area I worked with a startup in Akron that was looking to commercialize two of its patents.

I have direct experience mentoring graduate students and prospective MBA students. At the University of Rochester, I was an academic coach for first year students. I provided career guidance to many students in the areas of networking, professional etiquette and business communication. I was also a Graduate Assistant for the Admissions office at the Simon School where I helped prospective students make informed choices about the MBA program, financial aid, student loans, among others.

I believe I will provide relevant and useful help to anyone in need of career guidance.

General Computer

Hi there, I am an MBA from the Simon School, University of Rochester with concentrations in Finance and Competitive Strategy. Prior to business school I worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young. Before moving to this area I worked with a start-up in Akron that was looking to commercialize two of its patents.

I have advanced computer skills with Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Macros. Specific examples of my advanced computer skills include: financial modeling in excel, DCF Valuation, Monte Carlo Simulation, Asset pricing, Budgeting & Forecasting. I also have experience with the following software: Northfield/BARRA portfolio optimization, Crystal Ball, CaseWare, Visual Basic, Excel Dashboards, Access, Bloomberg. In addition I have basic experience setting computer networks such as via a wireless router. I hope these skills will be of use to anyone that needs help with general computer knowledge.

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Education

University of Ghana (Accounting)

University of Rochester - Simon School (MBA)

Very Knowledgeable and very patient This is my first time using the WyzAnt website, but I must say, that I was so very relieved that my first lesson was a success. Being able to be one on one with Delaena made all the difference, whereas my conceptual understanding of some of the basics of accounting was greatly attuned during my time with him. I thought he was very patient with me and was not too much of an expert on the subject ...

— Erle from Richmond, VA on 2/28/12);

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Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

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Delaena will travel within 20 miles of Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

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