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Mike W.

Friendly, laid-back, versatile tutor

Aurora, CO (80015)

Travel radius
25 miles
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I currently work in higher education at the University of Colorado Denver, and previously worked at the University of Notre Dame as a Web Content Editor. Prior to Notre Dame, I worked for newspapers for about 14 years as a reporter, editor, and managing editor.

When I lived in Iowa City, I worked on a contract basis with Pearson, where I graded ACT essays, so I am familiar with the rubric needed to garner high marks.

I am a graduate of the University of Iowa, with a degree in journalism and mass communications. In elementary school, junior high, and high school, I was in all honors classes. In high school, I took AP (advanced placement) classes in U.S. History and Calculus, worked as a writing center tutor, and also played football and baseball.

My mother was a teacher (she's now retired), and it's a profession that I considered but did not pursue. I think I have a knack for teaching and tutoring.

I am married with a 2-year-old daughter and also two stepsons, who are 12 and 8.

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Mike’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Word, Proofreading
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Poker, Softball
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Microsoft Word
Adobe Photoshop, Photography, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, General Computer, HTML, Macintosh, Microsoft Word, Photography, Video Production
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

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University of Iowa

Awesome. Mike was great explaining to me how things work. He brought me a "cheat sheet" with the basics I needed to know. He was clear on his answers to my questions. Have another session scheduled. Look forward to reaching my goals with his help. ...

— Abby from Aurora, CO on 9/25/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mike will travel within 25 miles of Aurora, CO 80015.

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