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Alexandra I.

Ann Arbor, MI

$60/hr

Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology

Background check passed as of 10/30/13
Usually responds in about 5 hours

Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology

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Hi!

I am very excited for the opportunity to tutor you or your child! I recently externed at an outpatient center where my primary role was to evaluate and assess children and adolescents for learning disabilities, ADHD, mood disorders, neurological conditions, and developmental disorders. However, I also love working with adults! I taught psychology courses and study skills courses at the college/university level. Prior to becoming a professor, I was a tutor at my university where I helped undergraduate and graduate students in writing and mathematics. Based on these experiences, I am most confident in my ability to tutor most any subjects K-8, algebra at the high school level, reading, and writing at any level.

I hope that all of these experiences demonstrates how passionate I am about helping others - both psychologically and academically! It is nearly impossible for me to describe how rewarding it is to see anyone learn and grow, and believe it to be an honor to be part of this process. I am patient and kind, but at the same time demand critical thinking skills; I try to use examples that are engaging and hope to (gently) push others to not only reach their potential, but more importantly, believe in it.

Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions. I would be happy to provide any more information you may need. I imagine that selecting a tutor is no easy task, as often it is not only about qualifications - but also a question of goodness of fit. And so, if there is anything I can do to make your process easier, please let me know.

I hope to speak with you soon! Should I not have the opportunity to do so, I wish you the best of luck in all your endeavors.

Alexandra

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I spent a year of training for my doctorate in clinical psychology at a pediatric developmental center diagnosing and providing recommendations for children with attention, learning and behavior difficulties. I spent another year at a similar site, where I learned a curriculum for executive functioning that helps students with ADHD and other difficulties in planning and organization. Furthermore, my dissertation is on children with ADHD and attentional difficulties due to mood disorders.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience tutoring children K-6 from a variety of experiences. I volunteered at Mujeres Latinas En Accion, and tutored children whose mothers were survivors of domestic abuse. I was also a private tutor for 2 years, tutoring 3 children grades 2-8.

Study Skills

I teach a college level course titled academic skills for success, which encompasses study skills; I worked at the academic learning center at my university where I helped students figure out strategies that helped them learn better; and I am getting training in an elementary level executive function curriculum that helps children stay organized, focus, and be able to plan ahead.

Northwestern University
Psychology
Roosevelt University- Chicago
Master's
Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
Enrolled

Education

Northwestern University (Psychology)

Roosevelt University- Chicago (Master's)

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alexandra will travel within 15 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108.


About Alexandra

Hi!

I am very excited for the opportunity to tutor you or your child! I recently externed at an outpatient center where my primary role was to evaluate and assess children and adolescents for learning disabilities, ADHD, mood disorders, neurological conditions, and developmental disorders. However, I also love working with adults! I taught psychology courses and study skills courses at the college/university level. Prior to becoming a professor, I was a tutor at my university where I helped undergraduate and graduate students in writing and mathematics. Based on these experiences, I am most confident in my ability to tutor most any subjects K-8, algebra at the high school level, reading, and writing at any level.

I hope that all of these experiences demonstrates how passionate I am about helping others - both psychologically and academically! It is nearly impossible for me to describe how rewarding it is to see anyone learn and grow, and believe it to be an honor to be part of this process. I am patient and kind, but at the same time demand critical thinking skills; I try to use examples that are engaging and hope to (gently) push others to not only reach their potential, but more importantly, believe in it.

Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions. I would be happy to provide any more information you may need. I imagine that selecting a tutor is no easy task, as often it is not only about qualifications - but also a question of goodness of fit. And so, if there is anything I can do to make your process easier, please let me know.

I hope to speak with you soon! Should I not have the opportunity to do so, I wish you the best of luck in all your endeavors.

Alexandra

Education

Northwestern University
Psychology
Roosevelt University- Chicago
Master's
Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
Enrolled

Education

Northwestern University (Psychology)

Roosevelt University- Chicago (Master's)

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Alexandra’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Alexandra I.

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