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Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia (History)
As a recent graduate from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, it is my ultimate goal to complete my Master's in Secondary Education at the University of Florida. Hampden-Sydney is renowned for its emphasis on the arts of writing and persuasion. A tough liberal arts curriculum demands that students succeed both in and outside of their respective majors. According to a survey by CBS News, Hampden-Sydney College ranks among Ivy League Schools as one of the toughest grading schools in the nation. As an honor student, a member of several Honor Societies, and a varsity athlete, I am proud to have graduated with a 3.3 GPA and Bachelor of Arts in History.
So Hampden-Sydney is great, but it's not ME. My passion for working with kids reaches back to a summer camp in Sterling, VA. Five years and six summers were more than enough to show me my calling. In addition, working with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) helped me get a headstart on the path to a career in education. Since 2011 I've worked with kids and students aged 18 months to 18 years. I currently work at Oak Hall School as a teaching assistant and look forward to helping students in their academic goals.
As an undergrad, I studied world history extensively. From United States history to classical studies to the Mongol Empire, I have experience in every relevant subject area. In addition, my time as a collegiate TA, in LCPS, and at Oak Hall School have given me the patience and strategies necessary to successfully improve academic results.
I am excited to meet new students and help them reach their goals! As a recent graduate from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, it is my ultimate goal to complete my Master's in Secondary Education at the University of Florida. Hampden-Sydney is renowned for its emphasis on the arts of writing and persuasion. A tough liberal arts curriculum demands that
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I took Latin for 6 years, focusing not only on the language but also Greco-Roman cultures. In addition, I am a member of Hampden-Sydney College's Classical Studies Honor Society. Courses such as "Classical Themes in Films and Television" helped draw parallels between Greco-Roman culture and modern western cultures.