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With three graduate degrees in education (MEd), business (MBA), and finance (MS), I have worked as an educator, writer, editor, researcher, marketer, financial analyst, and artist. I grew up in Hawaii and have worked in Washington, D.C. and am currently living and working in Chicago. While in Hawaii, I tutored students in reading, English grammar, composition, and English as a second language. I have experience tutoring children and adults with reading disabilities. In my corporate career, I worked on proposals, marketing collateral materials, technical reports, and research materials for engineering and management consulting firms. In the financial industry, I worked as an analyst and researcher, passed the CFA Level 1 exam and studied for the Level 2 exam before leaving the industry. I did some freelance writing, editing, and research work for two university finance professors and worked as a researcher for a technology startup. I have created two blogs about arts, culture, and lifestyle in Chicago and have written several articles about Chicago for local papers and a prominent social networking site. For the past few years I have been studying art at various local schools, and I have been working as a freelance writer and researcher. I am in the process of writing and illustrating children’s books, which I hope to publish in a few years. My interests include writing, reading (world literature), art (watercolor and acrylic painting), playing the piano, and yoga.
I have an MBA with an emphasis in marketing, finance, and economics. I have worked for several consulting and financial firms and have held responsible positions in marketing, research, financial analysis, and operations. As a manager, I have trained a number of employees in business development and operations.
I passed the CFA Level 1 exam and studied the Level 2 for two years.
I have studied drawing for five years, and my work is for sale online and at a local frame shop / gallery in Chicago. I have taught drawing to children and adults in my home.
I currently tutor English grammar, usage, mechanics, and writing. As an experienced teacher and tutor, I have taught English grammar and writing to children and adults. In addition, I am a freelance writer/editor and blogger.
I have tutored children and adults in speaking, reading, and writing English as a second language. Sessions have included pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and usage, as well as conversational English.
I have a an MBA with an emphasis in marketing and finance, as well as a master's degree in finance. I have worked in the financial industry in research, operations, and management. While in the industry, I studied for the CFA exams and passed Level 1.
I have studied painting for five years, and my work is for sale online and at a local frame shop / gallery in Chicago. I have taught painting to children and adults in my home.
I have an Master's degree in education with a specialization in reading.
I am familiar with the Praxis ICTS Basic Skills Test. With three graduate degrees (education, business, finance) and past teaching experience, I am able to tutor all aspects of the test, including reading comprehension, grammar and usage, algebra and geometry, and statistics.
I taught study skills at several community colleges in Hawaii. The class content included note taking, outlining, mind mapping, time management, memorization strategies, exam strategies, and critical thinking.
Great Tutor — Mrs. Amy R., absolutely knows her finance. She really helped me understand some of the fundamentals I was missing in class. Although I am not 100% confident in my knowledge of finance she definitely put me on the right track. I really appreciate her taking out the time in her schedule to be patient and help me find the tools I need to understand what I should be grasping in my finance class. Thank ...
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