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Grace O.

Atlanta, GA

$70/hour

Interactive Tutor for SAT/ACT, History, Geography & College Prep

Background check passed as of 3/19/15
4.8 average from 9 ratings

$70/Hour


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Spelman College
Sociology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Master's
University of Michigan
Enrolled

Education

Spelman College (Sociology)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Master's)

University of Michigan (Enrolled)

About Grace

I look forward to helping you (or your student) achieve your educational goals, and discover new personal strengths in the process. I am completing a joint PhD in Anthropology and History. I have formally taught for 2.5 years at University of Michigan and Spelman College, but I have several more years of tutoring, mentoring, and college advising experience as well. I have also supervised other tutors, developed success strategies, consulted on curriculum development, and conducted major research on academic advising. I enjoy broadening students' educational horizons and perceptions through using film/TV clips, role-play, show-and-tell, and relevant cultural metaphors to illustrate or elaborate key concepts and stimulate discussion.

I am particularly interested in helping students navigate the college admissions and pre-medical/pre-dental admissions processes, and enjoy working with multicultural, multilingual, and international families to address their particular concerns. I am proficient in French and Twi, and lived in West Africa for 15 months. I can assist with improving writing and reading techniques for class assignments and standardized tests, as well as training clients how to use various computer applications, conduct library research, and design equitable group projects.
I look forward to helping you (or your student) achieve your educational goals, and discover new personal strengths in the process. I am completing a joint PhD in Anthropology and History. I have formally taught for 2.5 years at University of Michigan and Spelman College, but I have several more years of tutoring, mentoring, and college advising Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Atlanta, GA 30349
Background Check: Passed
Science:
ACT Science, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Career Development, College Counseling,
GMAT, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
French, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development, GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

College Counseling

I provide customized, comprehensive college admissions and scholarship application support for individual clients and college preparation workshops for nonprofit organizations.

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, where I also earned a master's degree. I attended Stanford University and Spelman College during my undergraduate education. I have also taught writing-intensive classes at Spelman College and the University of Michigan.

Since 2006, I have helped several students gain admission to selective colleges and universities ( including an Ivy League business school) and to improve their test scores. The difference lies is my approach to working with students to keep them organized and motivated, and in helping them to recognize their strengths.

As a high senior senior, I applied to 20 colleges and universities, was awarded several thousand dollars in merit scholarships ( including many full- or half-tuition awards), and gained admission to 4 of the 8 Ivy League institutions (University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Yale, Brown; Harvard -waitlisted, Princeton - rejected). Because of my high performance on the SAT, I was also designated as a National Achievement Finalist.

I look forward to working with your student to achieve his or her goals.

Spelman College
Sociology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Master's
University of Michigan
Enrolled

Education

Spelman College (Sociology)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Master's)

University of Michigan (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $70.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Grace will travel within 10 miles of Atlanta, GA 30349.