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George K.

San Diego, CA

$45/hr

French language and culture enthusiast professor

Background check passed as of 7/25/14
Usually responds in about 2 days

French language and culture enthusiast professor

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I am a Graduate of the Yale University French Department with 2 Master's Degrees. I completed all courses to qualify for the Ph.D in French literature. I have lived, worked, and taught in multiple French-speaking countries (Switzerland, France, Cameroon). I retired from my career as financial planner to pursue my passion teaching French language, literature and philosophy to students. I also substitute teach French at San Dieguito Union High School and San Diego Unified School District.

I keep fluent in French by traveling to France and Europe once annually. I have close French friends who also visit me in San Diego. While in Europe I speak no English and carefully monitor and follow as many media sources as possible.

English:
ACT English, English, Literature
Language:
French, Spanish
Business:
Business,
Economics, Finance
Homeschool:
Economics, English, French, Spanish
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Corporate Training:
Business,
Economics, Finance, French, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Business

I worked for 21 years as a self-employed financial advisor with Ameriprise, the nation's largest financial planning company. I operated and ran my own franchise as an independent contractor and helped over 250 clients save, invest, and plan their financial futures. I spent a great deal of time coaching clients and their families on the details of how various financial products and services work. I successfully sold my financial franchise to another advisor last year, thus completing the business cycle of creating, managing, and selling my own business.

Pomona College
French
Yale University
Master's
Yale University
Other

Education

Pomona College (French)

Yale University (Master's)

Yale University (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

George will travel within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92116.


About George

I am a Graduate of the Yale University French Department with 2 Master's Degrees. I completed all courses to qualify for the Ph.D in French literature. I have lived, worked, and taught in multiple French-speaking countries (Switzerland, France, Cameroon). I retired from my career as financial planner to pursue my passion teaching French language, literature and philosophy to students. I also substitute teach French at San Dieguito Union High School and San Diego Unified School District.

I keep fluent in French by traveling to France and Europe once annually. I have close French friends who also visit me in San Diego. While in Europe I speak no English and carefully monitor and follow as many media sources as possible.

Education

Pomona College
French
Yale University
Master's
Yale University
Other

Education

Pomona College (French)

Yale University (Master's)

Yale University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92116

George’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, English, Literature
Language:
French, Spanish
Business:
Business,
Economics, Finance
Homeschool:
Economics, English, French, Spanish
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Corporate Training:
Business,
Economics, Finance, French, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for George K.

George K. passed a background check on 7/25/14. The check was ordered by George through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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