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Michael E.

Mishawaka, IN

$35/hour

Former attorney is an experienced, effective and patient teacher

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Indiana University
Economics
valparaiso university
J.D.

Education

Indiana University (Economics)

valparaiso university (J.D.)

About Michael

Following a 17 year career as an attorney I pursued a career in teaching. In the South Bend schools I have taught classes in nearly every grade level at a number of different schools. I last taught at a charter high school where I taught business, computer, personal finance and algebra. I taught the LSAT course at the Kaplan Center in South Bend for 4 years where I helped many college students prepare for law school. Given my experience with many students with a broad range of interests, abilities and goals, I understand how to evaluate and serve the individual needs of each student.

I enjoy teaching students of all ages and the challenge that comes with adapting material and strategies to present the subject matter to benefit each individual. I am always focused on the student and continuously adapt to the student's needs. Finally, I foster an environment in which the student feels comfortable asking questions because otherwise the student will not master the subject nor develop the necessary interest.


I performed well on the LSAT before I applied for law school and learned a lot more about the test during the 4 years I previously taught the Kaplan Center LSAT course. I enjoy the logical nature of each of the LSAT test sections which test your ability to solve problems in brain teaser fashion.

I have run several of my own business including a law office, a delivery service and a classic car restoration business. I earned a B.A. in Economics at I.U. and I have always been interested by the overlap and interplay between economic and business principles.

I have loved the study of history since I was in elementary school. I believe that it is important for everyone to understand history in order to understand ourselves, how we got to where we are, and to understand where we are likely to go into the near and distant future. The study of the United States, the world, governments and politics is vital to growing as an informed, well-rounded person.

I believe that I am able to engage students in a tailored, organized, pleasant way that will peak their interest in any subject and maximize their success. I also think I bring interesting examples and anecdotes to take the subject outside a textbook.
Following a 17 year career as an attorney I pursued a career in teaching. In the South Bend schools I have taught classes in nearly every grade level at a number of different schools. I last taught at a charter high school where I taught business, computer, personal finance and algebra. I taught the LSAT course at the Kaplan Center in South Bend Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Mishawaka, IN 46544
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
LSAT
History:
American History, Government & Politics
Business:
Economics, Law

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Indiana University
Economics
valparaiso university
J.D.

Education

Indiana University (Economics)

valparaiso university (J.D.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 20 miles of Mishawaka, IN 46544.