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University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
Hello. I’m Maurice. I am a near-native French speaker who lived in French-speaking country for 15 years before moving to the United States. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in May, 2013. I double majored in French and Business Administration with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems along with a minor in Global Business. I am outgoing, and I love martial arts and reading. As some might know, French is the second-most studied language in the world after English but many believe it is difficult to learn. I am here to help them think otherwise and get them to be excited about learning it by using fun and creative tutoring techniques because there are several methods for learning a language. I have extensive experience translating texts from French to English and from English to French, as well as helping other college students that are majoring in French understand the material. I turned down a tutoring job on campus due to schedule conflicts, but I would be happy to provide recommendations from my professors if needed.
I am also passionate about technology and computers to be more specific. I consider myself very knowledgeable when it comes to “geeky” technology related questions concerning software and hardware and web development. I am proficient in HTML language, CSS and CMS (Wordpress, Ingeniux and Joomla to name a few).I am currently learning PHP and ColdFusion in addition to two programming languages. I love using Adobe Dreamweaver and I know my way around it. I am currently working for a renown financial company in Denver as an Instructional Developer.
I always bring hard-work, discipline and passion to the table and I hope to instill those values in my potential students. For me, learning is a two-way street affair so I am hoping to learn from my students as well and serve as their mentor if needed. I see teaching as a learning process for the instructor and I’m always open-minded. The way I see it, with a good energy, a positive attitude, and the right tutor, anyone can do anything they set their mind to do. Hello. I’m Maurice. I am a near-native French speaker who lived in French-speaking country for 15 years before moving to the United States. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in May, 2013. I double majored in French and Read more
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As a first generation college student, I've had to work harder than most to understand how the higher education system works. Having done some extensive financial aid research, created my own four-year plan when college counselors weren't much help and received additional funds from the Colorado College Fund upon writing a letter addressing my situation, I have a great degree of insights and experience in college counseling.
I am able to help students who are planning to go to college and provide them with all the necessary advice that will help them avoid the pitfalls uninformed students often fall in. As part of my current job, I host workshops when I give junior and senior high school students advice on how to prepare for college.
I have a degree in computer information systems form the University of Northern Colorado as part of a business program. We had to use Dreamweaver for several projects over four years and I also worked at the campus recreation center as a web designer where I was in charge of re-designing the site from scratch. It was done using Dreamweaver.
I've been a mac user since the release of the iPod and I own both Macintosh and PC devices (computers to be specific). I know my way around those device and can troubleshoot most software related issues on a Macintosh.
I hold a bachelor in computer information systems and have been a consultant in Web Development for 3 years now.
Maurice A. passed a background check on 3/11/14. The check was ordered by Maurice through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
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