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My name is Blake W. and I am available to teach a wide range of subjects. I'm a recent Master's graduate of Texas A&M University. I received my graduate degree in public policy/public administration. My graduate degree focused on health policy, particularly the implementation of health policy in hospital settings.
I received my undergraduate degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Political Science from the University of North Texas in 2012. I have experience tutoring multiple subjects and have guest taught political science courses for my professors at Texas A&M. While at the University of North Texas, I tutored many individuals in government, biology, chemistry, and microbiology. I'm currently a full-time political lobbyist and adjunct professor of political science at Lone Star College in Houston. I teach both federal and Texas government to students in an online and face-to-face setting.
My approach to learning is that each student has a different learning style and I am equipped to tailor my approach to each student's needs.
I am very flexible with my availability and I am willing to travel to meet with a student.
As a student at the University of North Texas, I served as Student Body President. In this role, I delivered speeches to multiple groups of people, ranging from 50-10,000 in size. These groups have ranged from speaking to fellow students at orientation to addressing a group of university fundraisers. I have introduced many important political figures (Suze Orman, Robert Gates) before large crowds. Additionally, I have coached multiple individuals on public speaking.
As both a college graduate and current doctoral student, I have been dedicated to my education from the beginning. In my time as an undergraduate at the University of North Texas, I developed exceptional study skills. I taught myself and my peer group how to improve note-taking, retain information and understand concepts. Study skills start in the classroom, from taking extensive notes that can be used later to asking the right questions of your instructor. I understand each student has a unique learning style and I am prepared to offer guidance tailored to meet your needs.
I have lived in Texas since I was born and I have been taking the TAAS/TAKS exams since third grade. I made perfect scores on almost all of these exams and have helped many peers in the past. Additionally, I have a degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry/Political Science and am well-informed on all of the subjects covered by these exams. Doctoral students must have excellent reading/writing skills and my experience in the program at Texas A&M has only strengthened these skills.
University of North Texas (Biology)
Texas A&M University (Master's)
High energy and an upbeat, helpful demeanor! — What we appreciate most about Blake is his positive energy and desire to help you achieve your goals. As a parent, I have certain ideas about how I want him to help my son and my son has his! Blake quickly assessed my son's learning style and challenges and adapted accordingly. I find that Blake can be intellectually aggressive, which is exactly what my son needs. He provided great suggestions wit ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $48.00
Cancellation: 8 hours notice required
I currently charge $48 per hour for lessons that are 1-2 hours each. If your session will be more than 2 hours, my rate drops to $40/hour.
Blake will travel within 40 miles of Houston, TX 77059.
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