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Amy C.

Experienced Tutor in Sociology, English, SAS/SPSS, Computer Literacy

Raleigh, NC (27612)

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My tutoring focuses on three areas -- sociology/criminal justice, English, and SAS/SPSS programming. I have a PhD in sociology and 11 years of experience teaching full-time at the university level. My teaching has been at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. I can tutor in almost any sociology course, but most of my teaching experience has been in criminology.

I have worked with a number of students individually and really enjoy it. In addition to subject matter tutoring, I can help with term papers, research projects, theses, and dissertations. I can also help with English reading, writing, grammar, and ACT/SAT test preparation in these areas.

Effective writing has always been crucial to my work as an academician and researcher. I have helped many students improve their writing skills.

In addition, I have found that many students in the social sciences struggle with research methods and statistics more than any other courses. I very much enjoy helping students unravel the mysteries of these topics. My experience in research is not merely academic. For about 10+ years, I conducted research full-time. I can, therefore, bring real-world experiences to students who need help in these areas. My research experience also includes a number of years experience with SAS data management and statistical analysis programming. Learning SAS can be daunting, but I can help.

My general approach is to first understand your goals and expectations for the tutoring experience. Then we can determine the best approach(es) and tools to overcome any obstacles and to ensure your success. If a certain approach isn't working, we'll try something else until we find a solution. I'm not about what works for me. I'm about what works for you.

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Amy’s subjects

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Psychology, Sociology
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SAS, SPSS
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
English, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SPSS

Criminal Justice

I have a PhD in Sociology, with a specialization in deviance and social control. I have 10+ years of experience in criminal justice research in the public and private sector. I have 11+ years experience teaching criminal justice courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. I can tutor in almost all criminal justice courses, including research methods and statistics.


I have used SAS since about 1983. I have experience in data management programming and SAS procedures. Data management experience includes data step and SQL programming. I have experience with most of the Base SAS procedures. I have experience with quite a few SAS-STAT procedures (e.g., ANOVA, GENMOD, LOGISTIC, SURVEYLOGISTIC, PHGLM, REG).

I have primarily used SAS in social science research settings, but most skills are transferable to other substantive areas.


I have a doctorate in sociology. I have worked in social science research settings for over 13 years. I have taught sociology and criminal justice courses at the university level for over 11 years. I can tutor a wide range of sociology courses, including research methods and statistics.

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Southern Methodist University (Master's)

UNC-Chapel Hill (PhD)

Worth every penny! Thank you, Amy! — Amy is willing to give of her time and expertise, knowledgeable, qualified, intelligent, detail-oriented, MAD formatting skills! Not only is she willing to help, she did it on the spot for me, and I appreciate it more than I can explain. I feel so fortunate to have gotten such skilled help. ...

— Heather from Raleigh, NC on 10/3/13

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Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

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Amy will travel within 20 miles of Raleigh, NC 27612.

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