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Melissa K.

Zephyrhills, FL

$45/hour

Determined and Passionate Tutor

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
Background check passed as of 6/30/14
5.0 average from 6 ratings
Great algebra tutor, highly recommended.
— Betina, Tampa, FL on 12/28/13

$45/Hour


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University of Florida

Education

University of Florida

About Melissa

My name is Melissa, and I am a graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. During my time at the university, I also participated in research as well as various science and math courses due to my pre-med curriculum. I am currently studying microbiology at the University of South Florida, and I graduated from Walter Sickles High School with an unweighted GPA of 3.98 and a weighted GPA of 6.26.

I am very determined and organized with a desire to witness success and progress in others. I have tutored various subjects such as Genetics and Biology through the 4-H after-school program at Pineridge Elementary School. I have also lead studying groups and tutored university students in European History, American History, Civics, Criminology, English, and Writing. Due to my major and my pre-med courses, I have taken classes successfully in a wide variety of subjects.

I believe to progress in a subject, practice and organization are key, along with the ability to analytically understand the questions. It is my aim to not only allow for the complete understanding of the subject, but to also build a sturdy foundation for future learning and academic endeavors. Since every student is unique, I fit my teaching style to the individual. I emphasize practice and organization, as well as positive, personal interaction.

My experience in tutoring is predominately with Mathematics, English, Writing, and History, but I also greatly enjoy teaching other subjects as well. I am very passionate about teaching and find reward with my student's happiness and satisfaction. Thank you for your consideration, and I hope to hear from you in the future!
My name is Melissa, and I am a graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. During my time at the university, I also participated in research as well as various science and math courses due to my pre-med curriculum. I am currently studying microbiology at the University of South Florida, and I graduated from Read more

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Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Zephyrhills, FL 33542
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great algebra tutor, highly recommended."

- Betina, Tampa, FL on 12/28/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Biology, Genetics,
Microbiology, Psychology, Sociology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
American History, Criminal Justice,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History, Writing
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Criminal Justice

I have successfully completed my criminology major and have participated in mock trials during my attendance at the University of Florida. I have taken courses in a wide variety of courses such as criminological theory, homicide, and law and society.

Genetics

I have successfully completed both Biology I and II, as well as Genetics. In addition, I have taken courses to supplement my knowledge in Genetics including Cell Biology and Cell Metabolism.

Social Studies

I have taken a variety of courses in social studies with an emphasis in gender studies, social status, and the impact of culture and history on the modern condition. Courses I have taken include Men and Masculinities, Transnational Feminism, Women Studies, and American Sociology.

Sociology

I have taken courses in sociology specializing in gender, social class, crime, and social inequality. Courses that I have taken include Men and Masculinities and Deviance. In addition, I have taken many women studies and criminology courses which emphasize sociological conditions in both a historical and current context.

Writing

I have edited essays and tutored in writing for students at the University of Florida. Essays that I have edited include personal statements for medical school, college applications, science reports, and final essays for college courses. I have scored in the 700s for both reading and writing in the SAT. In addition, I am experienced in writing historical based, scientific based, and sociological based reports.

University of Florida

Education

University of Florida

Great algebra tutor, highly recommended.

I was very impressed with Melissa. She was able to clarify the algebra lessons and instill confidence in my daughter's test taking. My daughter aced her last 2 tests after meeting with Melissa.

— Betina, Tampa, FL on 12/28/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 15 miles of Zephyrhills, FL 33542.