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Andrew M.

Honors student teaching social science, English, public speaking, etc.

Menlo Park, CA (94025)

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English:
ACT English
ACT Reading
English
Grammar
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Science:
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Astronomy
History:
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World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Vocabulary
Business:
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Test Preparation:
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ACT Science

In 2008, I took the ACT and scored a 34 on the Science section. The skills involved in scoring well- taking apart a study, finding relevant data, and figuring out what information is important and what is just there to fool you- have been supplemented by a class in research methods, which along with another class in sociology led me to win the department prize in May 2013.

Economics

In 11th grade I took both AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics. This was supplemented by a college macroeconomics course in 2010 and an honor's course in American economic history. The latter included a presentation at the Cañada College Honors Symposium regarding original research I had done.

Government & Politics

Two years in high school, I was accepted to the Junior Statesmen of America summer program. Both years had a parliamentary debate workshop over various political and policy issues. I also took intensive courses in AP US Government and Politics, political communication, and Constitutional law. Senior year I completed AP Comparative Government and Politics as an independent study, scoring a 5 on the test.

In college, I have taken courses on comparative government, international relations, political economy, and American economic history.

Proofreading

During high school, a year as editor of the literary magazine and a year as co-editor of the newspaper means I proofread most (if not all) of what was published in those two works.

I have done freelance proofreading work for people for whom English is a second language, and also do so on a volunteer basis at Lang-8. The site allows English speakers to correct writing by people learning to learn the language.

Public Speaking

In 10th and 11th grade, I was accepted into the Junior Statesmen of America summer program, which included a daily debate program. In the latter session, I won a popular vote with a speech, rebuttal, and closing of a sensitive issue, facing off against a prominent student in the organization.

In fall 2012, I took Comm 110: Introduction to Public Speaking, for which I received an "A" grade. I also spoke at the Cañada College Honors Symposium, doing a presentation on environmental economics. In a non-academic setting, I have both given speeches and edit other people's speeches for protests or political campaigns.

Social Studies

In secondary school, I won the the 11th grade class award for United States History. The year after at the senior banquet, I received the social studies department prize as the best student in that subject over the course of four years.

College work includes honors work in economics, a department prize in sociology, and a perfect grade in indigenous anthropology.

I have tutored fifth and sixth graders in social studies as a volunteer of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula.

Writing

Co-edited the literary magazine in junior year of high school. Active writer on the newspaper sophomore and junior years, co-editor in chief senior year. Senior project was a newsmagazine written by young writers in high school in college, tackling literature, music, and politics.

Maintain an active blog at unspokenpolitics.net. Tutored writing and other subjects to 6th-8th grade children at Belle Haven Community School, a school with achievement problems and crime issues.

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