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Joseph H.

Poli Science, English and Test-prep specialist

Germantown, TN (38139)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I specialize in different areas due to my varied interests. I have worked as an AP U.S. History instructor and TOFEL tutor. I also worked as an English writing instructor at China's top university, Peking University. I have an MA in International Relations from The American University in Cairo where I wrote my thesis on Qatari policies and Gulf dynamics. In my undergrad at Baylor, I triple-majored in English, Philosophy and Political Science graduating in four years in two programs within the Honors college. I wrote my thesis on Frederick Douglass and have a solid grasp on American literature, particularly the transcendentalists, the Civil war era, and then later, 20th century American poetry, Frost, Stevens, Ashbery and Stein particularly. I also attended a summer program at the China University for Political Science and Law and can help you understand not only international legal issues but also there political and economic ramifications.
I can see things from different perspectives having lived in three countries outside the U.S., Egypt, China and Colombia. I am currently working on the LSAT and have consistently scored in the high 160s, although not yet on an LSAC-administered exam. I will help you learn, succeed and stand-out in any of these areas with my hard work and hyper-specific advice. Hope to connect with you soon.

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Joseph’s subjects

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Political Science, World History
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, LSAT, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Political Science

I have an MA in Political Science from the American University in Cairo where I specialized in International Relations. At Baylor University I majored in Political Science and was named an Outstanding Political Science Student my senior year.

Public Speaking

I served as the HS Principal of an international school in Bogota, Colombia which allows me to make presentations in front of a variety of audiences on a daily basis. Also, I have taught age groups ranging from 4 year olds to adults and know how to hold the attention of an audience. I have also studied particular speaking techniques from Dale Carnegie and Andy Andrews through their books and recordings.

Track & Field

I ran track and cross at Baylor University for three years, one of the top Division programs in the country. In two of those years we finished ranked in the top-ten in indoor track and in the top twenty-five in outdoor track. I completed in a variety of mid-distance races and in championship level events in the Big XII. I also was an accomplished state runner in TN, winning the state championship in 4x800 meter relay my junior year.

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Education

Baylor University (Eng, Phil, Poli Sci)

The American University in Cairo (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 15 miles of Germantown, TN 38139.

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