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Amber S.

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Washington, DC (20001)

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Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hello! I am excited to introduce myself as a new WyzAnt tutor. I am a recent M.A. graduate from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). I truly believe in the power of education to lead to a more fulfilling life - the world is a big place and I would love to help you uncover it.

My general credentials thus include an MA from SAIS in International Economics and International Relations with a 3.7 GPA, a cum laude BA in Global Affairs, French, and Art History, from George Mason University, and a GRE score of 167 (verbal) and 159 (quantitative).

My tutoring strengths include:
- French. I have studied the beautiful language since 7th grade, including during college both in the classroom and studying abroad, and in preparation for passing a French proficiency exam in order to receive my MA.
- Economics. I took several classes as an undergrad as well as received my MA in international economics. I am thus comfortable with both basic economics as well as intermediate and more advanced and applied economics, including econometrics.
- Writing. I served as an editor on two separate student journals and in a professional setting, published an article this past spring, and have had three separate professors request to use papers I wrote as examples for future classes.
- In addition, I am comfortable tutoring for SAT or GRE prep, English, and math (calculus, algebra, statistics, econometrics).

As a new WyzAnt tutor, I am offering a free 20 minute consultation where we can discuss your tutoring goals and develop a plan moving forward. I do have a 24-hour cancellation policy, but I am willing to work with you to schedule a make-up classes within a few days.

I am eager to meet you and help you on your path to success! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to me.

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Amber’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Economics, ESL/ESOL, French, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Proofreading, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, English, ESL/ESOL, French, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Business:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Econometrics, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, SAT Writing, Writing

Econometrics

Having just finished my master's in international economics, I have completed multiple econometrics courses. I received As in these courses, which include econometrics, applied econometrics and microeconomics of development. I am proficient in the relevant mathematical proofs and concepts as well as how to use Stata to apply these concepts. I am also comfortable with panel, time-series , and cross-sectional data.

Economics

I have a master's degree in international economics, specializing in development economics. I received As in a majority of my economics classes, which include principles of micro and macro, intermediate micro and macro, trade and monetary theory, microeconomics of development, and econometrics, among others. I frequently assisted friends and classmates in many of these classes.

Microsoft Excel

In addition to working in Excel for a number of years to perform a variety of tasks such as budget formulation and record keeping, I completed graduate-level coursework that required an advanced-level of knowledge in this versatile software. For example, I have built complicated financial models involving multiple worksheets and complex formulas.

Writing

I have served as an editor in both professional and academic settings. As a graduate student, three separate professors requested to use papers I wrote as examples for future classes. And, most recently, I published my first article in an academic journal.

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Education

George Mason University (Global Affairs)

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Amber will travel within 5 miles of Washington, DC 20001.

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