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Michelle P.

Tutor with teaching and real world experience.

Tutor with teaching and real world experience.

$35/hour

  • 6 hours tutoring

  • Palms Los Angeles, CA 90034


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About Michelle


Bio

My name is Michelle, and I have been teaching and tutoring a variety of subjects since 2005. I have taught MS Office products in a formal setting for a now defunct company in Santa Monica, CA. However, I have also been tutoring a variety of computer software programs with an emphasis on video editing informally for many years. Since I have been working as a video editor and web designer, I have real-world experience using programs like Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and Final Cut...

My name is Michelle, and I have been teaching and tutoring a variety of subjects since 2005. I have taught MS Office products in a formal setting for a now defunct company in Santa Monica, CA. However, I have also been tutoring a variety of computer software programs with an emphasis on video editing informally for many years. Since I have been working as a video editor and web designer, I have real-world experience using programs like Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro 7 & X. I have also solved computer problems online and offline for many years.

In addition to interest in video (Film/TV) and computers, I have a deep love of US History since the Civil War. I have corrected US History tests as a volunteer at a Los Angeles continuation high school. My BA is in Communications from UCLA with a 3.42 (I was in the honors program for most of my time at UCLA), and I have training as a journalist. I also have a lot of knowledge of math concepts through algebra and geometry. I have written and produced a variety of stories and editorials for written publications and radio. I’m excited about the opportunity to impart what I've learned to a variety of students young and old. It’s never too late to learn! I'm LGBTQ friendly.


Education

UCLA
Communications

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $35
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90034
  • Lesson cancellation: 1 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Video Production,

Video Production

I have a BA in Communications from UCLA. I have taken many film and TV courses both at UCLA as well as community colleges. The courses have been in film/TV development, production and post-production. At LACC I was put on the President’s Honors list for multiple semesters on the honor roll for the film/TV courses I completed. I have interned for Kathryn Bigelow’s First Light Company, where I read scripts and wrote coverage. I have worked as a PA and Second Assistant Camera on a variety of short films. I have worked as a video editor full-time from January 2006 through April 2008 and I have been working on a freelance basis since then. As a video editor I have used Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro. I also have experience doing sound design and creating motion graphics. My post production work can been seen upon request.
Adobe Photoshop

Business

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Macintosh,

Macintosh

I have been using Macintosh computers since the Mac SE. I have used all OS X version through Mountain Lion. I have created a multi-boot Vista/Leopard/Snow Leopard/Lion computer on an Intel based laptop. I also have my own G4 mirror door system and I have installed a SCSI Card 2906, USB 2 card, and a new graphics card (ATI Radeon 9600) in order to use Motion. I also have a home wi-fi network, which has a wireless printer, my multi-boot laptop, an Apple TV, iPod Touch and an Android Samsung phone. I have worked for Vivendi/Universal as a technical support representative where I assisted many young callers with problems with their game and educational software on both Mac OS X and Windows.
Microsoft Windows,

Microsoft Windows

I have been working with MS Windows from Windows 3.1 through Windows 8. I worked for Vivendi/Universal, Davidson & Associates, and Maxis Software testing and helping customers with their Windows software. When I would help a customer I had to know how to adjust settings in the Windows control panel and other advanced uses of Windows. I have an HP laptop where I had to partition the hard drive in order to create multiple OS booting including Vista and Windows 7.
Video Production,

Video Production

I have a BA in Communications from UCLA. I have taken many film and TV courses both at UCLA as well as community colleges. The courses have been in film/TV development, production and post-production. At LACC I was put on the President’s Honors list for multiple semesters on the honor roll for the film/TV courses I completed. I have interned for Kathryn Bigelow’s First Light Company, where I read scripts and wrote coverage. I have worked as a PA and Second Assistant Camera on a variety of short films. I have worked as a video editor full-time from January 2006 through April 2008 and I have been working on a freelance basis since then. As a video editor I have used Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro. I also have experience doing sound design and creating motion graphics. My post production work can been seen upon request.
Web Design,

Web Design

I have many years experience designing and coding websites, banners, e-mails, mini-sites, superstitials, and other tasks for a variety of companies including: GreyDirectWest, ABC.com, Disney, Earthlink, Guthy-Renker, Viv Publishing, The Daily Breeze and others. I am skilled in the use of all the other major web development tools (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, and Dreamweaver). I have sliced up and optimized PSD files; and I have experience creating websites using CSS and tableless design. I also have experience creating Flash websites and banners using actionscript 2. I have links to my work online.
Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Web Design,

Web Design

I have many years experience designing and coding websites, banners, e-mails, mini-sites, superstitials, and other tasks for a variety of companies including: GreyDirectWest, ABC.com, Disney, Earthlink, Guthy-Renker, Viv Publishing, The Daily Breeze and others. I am skilled in the use of all the other major web development tools (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, and Dreamweaver). I have sliced up and optimized PSD files; and I have experience creating websites using CSS and tableless design. I also have experience creating Flash websites and banners using actionscript 2. I have links to my work online.
General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Elementary Education

Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary

English

Reading, Vocabulary

History

American History, Government & Politics

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading

Math

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading

Other

Government & Politics

Summer

Algebra 1, GED, Geometry, Reading

Test Preparation

GED

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Very patient and thorough.

I scheduled 2 hours of tutoring sessions and Michelle was able to instruct me and at the same time do a return demonstration on what she taught. I highly recommend her. She's very easy to understand and not intimidating at all. Thanks Michelle!

Chardelle, 1 lesson with Michelle

$35/hour

Michelle P.

$35/hour

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