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Melissa M.

Multidisciplinary Educator & Writer | DePaul MEd with Distinction

Multidisciplinary Educator & Writer | DePaul MEd with Distinction

$60/hour

  • 10 hours tutoring

About Melissa


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My name is Melissa and I‘m a bilingual academic counselor experienced in serving students at various developmental stages. I work with the academic enrichment/tutoring center at a predominantly Hispanic-serving Chicagoland university where I help students identify both their learning challenges and strengths. I also teach courses on academic success and leadership development.

I have a bachelor’s degree from DePaul where I majored in communications and Latin American studies and minored in...

My name is Melissa and I‘m a bilingual academic counselor experienced in serving students at various developmental stages. I work with the academic enrichment/tutoring center at a predominantly Hispanic-serving Chicagoland university where I help students identify both their learning challenges and strengths. I also teach courses on academic success and leadership development.

I have a bachelor’s degree from DePaul where I majored in communications and Latin American studies and minored in Spanish. I have a graduate degree in education and am working on a secondary master’s in order to become a licensed clinical social worker. My skills are varied and have set me up to be a successful educator who is passionate about writing and communications skills, learning strategies, mental health and wellness, and the Spanish language. I look forward to serving you!!!

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela
-Have spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile)
-Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects
-Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian
-Tutored high school students in Spanish

-Studied communications in college
-History of achieving high success in writing courses as well as courses of various other disciplines which were writing intensive
-Assisted with peer reviews of papers and projects in college
-Wrote various theses during undergraduate and graduate studies

I very much look forward to serving you as you work to identify your academic skills and interests, cultivate your writing skills, and/or further embark on your Spanish language journey!


Education

DePaul University
Communications
DePaul University
MEd
Dominican University
Masters

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Subjects

Business

Career Development

Career Development

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education. I work with the academic enrichment team at a local institution where I serve as a student success coach and counselor. I serve students individually and in classroom settings to identify their strengths and interests so that they are set up for success both in college and beyond.

Corporate Training

Career Development,

Career Development

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education. I work with the academic enrichment team at a local institution where I serve as a student success coach and counselor. I serve students individually and in classroom settings to identify their strengths and interests so that they are set up for success both in college and beyond.
Grammar,

Grammar

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level, grammatically correct academic writing and attention to detail. I have written various theses and continue to channel my grammar skills as I navigate my second writing-intensive graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course and focus heavily on various aspects of student communication development.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level academic writing and attention to detail, as well as peer review sessions of other students' papers. I have written various theses and continue to channel my grammar skills as I navigate my second writing-intensive graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I help students with various aspects of their communication development, including writing skills, proof reading, etc.
Spanish

Spanish

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela -Has spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile) -Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects -Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian -Tutored high school students in Spanish

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level, grammatically correct academic writing and attention to detail. I have written various theses and continue to channel my grammar skills as I navigate my second writing-intensive graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course and focus heavily on various aspects of student communication development.
Spelling,

Spelling

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level academic writing and attention to detail as it pertained to spelling, grammar, use of vocabulary, etc. I have written various academic theses and continue to cultivate my vocabulary as I navigate my second graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course as well as a leadership development course. As such, I'm accustomed to being mindful of addressing student spelling challenges.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

I am currently working towards the completion of my second master's degree and have been exposed to a rich tapestry of verbiage. I'm eager to share my passion for writing and communication with you!

English

English,

English

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Current MSW student -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students
Grammar,

Grammar

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level, grammatically correct academic writing and attention to detail. I have written various theses and continue to channel my grammar skills as I navigate my second writing-intensive graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course and focus heavily on various aspects of student communication development.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level academic writing and attention to detail, as well as peer review sessions of other students' papers. I have written various theses and continue to channel my grammar skills as I navigate my second writing-intensive graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I help students with various aspects of their communication development, including writing skills, proof reading, etc.
Spelling,

Spelling

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level academic writing and attention to detail as it pertained to spelling, grammar, use of vocabulary, etc. I have written various academic theses and continue to cultivate my vocabulary as I navigate my second graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course as well as a leadership development course. As such, I'm accustomed to being mindful of addressing student spelling challenges.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

I am currently working towards the completion of my second master's degree and have been exposed to a rich tapestry of verbiage. I'm eager to share my passion for writing and communication with you!
Writing

Writing

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Familiar with most current versions of APA (6 and 7) -Current MSW student -Admitted PhD student (on deferral) -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students

History

World History

World History

I completed a secondary major in Latin American/Latino Studies whereby I learned about global events and challenges that impacted the discovery and development of Latin America. I have also traveled extensively to countries around the world and am well-versed in various historical and global topics. I am excited to bring my passion for history and culture to the table in our work together!

Homeschool

English,

English

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Current MSW student -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students
Spanish,

Spanish

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela -Has spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile) -Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects -Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian -Tutored high school students in Spanish
Spelling,

Spelling

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education, both of which required high level academic writing and attention to detail as it pertained to spelling, grammar, use of vocabulary, etc. I have written various academic theses and continue to cultivate my vocabulary as I navigate my second graduate program. Through my work with the academic enrichment/tutoring team at an institution of higher education, I teach an academic success course as well as a leadership development course. As such, I'm accustomed to being mindful of addressing student spelling challenges.
Writing

Writing

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Familiar with most current versions of APA (6 and 7) -Current MSW student -Admitted PhD student (on deferral) -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students

Language

Spanish

Spanish

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela -Has spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile) -Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects -Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian -Tutored high school students in Spanish

Most Popular

English,

English

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Current MSW student -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students
Spanish,

Spanish

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela -Has spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile) -Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects -Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian -Tutored high school students in Spanish
Writing

Writing

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Familiar with most current versions of APA (6 and 7) -Current MSW student -Admitted PhD student (on deferral) -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students

Science

Psychology

Summer

Spanish,

Spanish

-Minored in Spanish in college and studied abroad in Venezuela -Has spent considerable time in multiple Latin American countries (including Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and Chile) -Familiar with various colloquialisms and dialects -Of Mexican heritage and married to a Venezuelan-Colombian -Tutored high school students in Spanish
Writing

Writing

-BA in Communications from DePaul University -MEd graduate with distinction from DePaul University -Successful academic counselor and writer -Familiar with most current versions of APA (6 and 7) -Current MSW student -Admitted PhD student (on deferral) -Significant experience working with adult learners of ESL and bilingual students

Test Preparation

Career Development

Career Development

I have a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education. I work with the academic enrichment team at a local institution where I serve as a student success coach and counselor. I serve students individually and in classroom settings to identify their strengths and interests so that they are set up for success both in college and beyond.

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