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University of Rhode Island (Animal Science)
Hello! My name is Kim. I just moved to Florida following a year in Philadelphia. I served as a City Year Americorps member; a volunteer position with a mission to improve urban education through focused mentorship and tutoring in math and literacy. My service also allows me to teach math in a fifth grade setting. I finished up my year in Philly as an adult education teacher for a local non-profit, with a focus on building GED and high school equivalency skills.
I have a passion for learning and education. I know that all students learn differently, and this is where my tutoring is unique. I adapt my lessons around my students' individual goals and preferred learning styles.
I was certified as a tutor through Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, a non-profit in Rhode Island. I also tutored through Tutor Doctor of RI. My specialty was GED and all levels of test preparation. I also got the opportunity to help students who were often left behind academically due to ADD/ADHD find their true potential!
I have a long history of helping students pass the GED, improve in school and excel on standardized tests. I look forward to the opportunity to help you or your student succeed and foster a lifelong love of learning!
My approach to the SAT is on improving basic math skills, but also understanding the structure of the test itself. I believe that reducing test anxiety is key to improved exam performance.
I have experience tutoring both the GED and ASVAB. I am currently serving as a sergeant in the Army National Guard, and my ASVAB students in the past have appreciated my knowledge of their future path. n If the only obstacle between you and serving your country is the ASVAB, we can conquer that obstacle together! I have helped students join all branches of the US military.
Thank you for taking the time to check out my profile. I look forward to hearing from you! Hello! My name is Kim. I just moved to Florida following a year in Philadelphia. I served as a City Year Americorps member; a volunteer position with a mission to improve urban education through focused mentorship and tutoring in math and literacy. My service also allows me to teach math in a … Read more
Kim L. has really helped me learn a lot during our first session. She has taught me years worth of math in just 2 hours! I highly recommend Kim for anyone who is struggling and needs a tutor. She'll definitely be my tutor for as long as I need one. Thank you Kim!
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I passed my ASVAB with a 98 and have been tutoring ASVAB preparation for over 3 years. My students typically go from scoring 7-20 to scoring 40-60 after 3-5 2 hour sessions. I am currently serving as a military police sergeant in the Army National Guard, and students tend to appreciate my military knowledge as well as my subject matter expertise on the test itself.
I was certified as a literacy tutor with Literacy Volunteers of Kent County in RI, with a specialization in GED. I believe that everyone has the ability to succeed academically, and understand that often adult learners have had struggles with the educational system. I shape each session around the individual student's learning style and goals to ensure rapid progress. If you don't understand something, we have all been there! I will repeat a topic until you understand it and never berate you or become agitated!
I was a copy editor (2 years) and later editor-in-chief (2 years) for my school's student newspaper. I have experience proofreading and helping with planning and structure of papers, as well. My focus is on proper grammar and spelling, but also creating a well structured, coherent piece of work.