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I graduated from UCSD last June with a BA in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish Literature. I have tutored students in all levels of Spanish. I also remember what it is like to learn Spanish as a non-native speaker, and have a lot of strategies to make my students' work less tedious and their conversation more fluid. I love Spanish, but recognize that not everyone does; I aim to share my enthusiasm without alienating my students.
At UCSD I was a tutor for an undergraduate poetry class. I met weekly with a group of eleven students, gave feedback on their work, and led discussions. I've been tutoring in San Diego for about a year now, and I really enjoy establishing connections with students and watching them grow. There's nothing cooler than bringing someone to their "aha!" moment of the day.
I applied to and got into UCSD in high school, and helped friends write essays that were part of successful applications to prestigious schools such as Penn State, NYU, Stanford, and USC. In addition to WyzAnt tutoring, I've been tutoring SAT and ACT prep for the last year and a half, and provided assistance to dozens of high school seniors in all parts of their applications. As part of my standardized test prep experience, I've had to stay on top of trends and developments in the college application process, and am very well qualified to help students craft essays, decide which tests to take when, and set up timelines for finishing applications.
University of California, San Diego (Lit and Writing)
Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00
Cancellation: 12 hours notice required
Stephen will travel within 25 miles of San Diego, CA 92104.
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