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University of Notre Dame (Spanish, Great Books)
University of Notre Dame (MEd)
Lewis University (Master's)
In terms of tutoring, my most proficient area is Spanish having taught it for four years and having lived in Toledo, Spain. In addition to a bachelor degree in Spanish and Great Books from the University of Notre Dame, I studied pre-med in a post-baccalaureate program at Northwestern University and earned a master degree in counseling psychology from Lewis University. Though I do not have the same competency as with Spanish instruction, I can assist students with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Algebra I.
Currently, I'm a school counselor at a local public high school finishing my eighth year after teaching Spanish for four years. On the college counseling side, I have extensive knowledge of many two and four-year colleges having assisted over 500 secondary students in discerning the next step in their educational careers. My well-researched approach is geared toward finding a quality school at a price the family and student can afford.
Please feel free to contact me if you have further questions. In terms of tutoring, my most proficient area is Spanish having taught it for four years and having lived in Toledo, Spain. In addition to a bachelor degree in Spanish and Great Books from the University of Notre Dame, I studied pre-med in a post-baccalaureate program at Northwestern… Read more
Group tutoring sessions are billed per hour as follows: 2 students = $70 3 students = $90 4 students = $100 5+ students = $110
Mr. F is a great tutor on several fronts! He is very punctual and reliable. Mr. F was able to identify my son's strengths and weaknesses within a short amount of time which helped their time together be efficient and productive. Mr. F was able to put my son at ease, and his experience was very positive. I would definitely recommend Jim F.
Jim was very patient and reliable while tutoring my son in Spanish. He was always available when we needed him and he gave my son the support he needed to become a more confident student!
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Currently, I am in my thirteenth year as a professional educator, and I have served a couple roles including teacher, tutor, and counselor. I have worked with a range of students including students with ADD/ADHD. In addition, for the last year I have worked one-on-one a couple hours a week as a sort of big brother with a ten year old with ADHD. Finally, my master's degree in counseling psychology introduced me to some of the scientific understanding of ADHD as well as techniques for helping to mitigate some of its challenging aspects.
In addition to having studied math through college-level Calculus, most of my tutoring at the high school I work at has been for math. My first two years at the school were as an academic support teacher in which I helped students with Algebra and Geometry.
I have seven years of high school coaching experience at all levels, in addition to being an all-conference high school basketball player.
I serve as the college counselor at our high school, so I have had the opportunity to visit many colleges as well as to stay current with trends in higher education. I also have been a member of our state college counseling association for the past eight years, allowing me to attend our annual conference as well as national conferences three of the years. Every June, I coordinate a college application workshop for seniors at our high school.
I am an LPC (licensed professional counselor) with a master's degree in counseling psychology and currently work in a high school as a counselor.
I am a certified Spanish Teacher and taught Spanish for four years at the high school level. I majored in Spanish at the University of Notre Dame and spent sophomore year of college studying at a Spanish university and living with a Spanish family.
In my eighth year as a guidance counselor, study skills are a daily topic I address with students. In addition, my background in psychology including a master's degree in it and my own research make me well-versed in different techniques and research-based approaches to improving organization and study strategies. Currently, our school implements a structured executive functioning program for all freshmen.
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