University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Psychology)
My parents were missionaries, and as a result, I lived in Russia for 3 years when I was younger. I loved the people and the language both, and so I found myself coming back to the language repeatedly throughout my life. I went to the Defense Language Institute in Monterey for Russian for a few months, which is a long time, considering that you spend 8 hours a day on your language. When I went to school, I minored in Russian as a way of continuing to upkeep my Russian. My enthusiasm for the language makes me a highly effective tutor of the Russian language.
I have always had a great deal of interest in the field of psychology since I was very young, and I attended the University of Minnesota because it had the best undergraduate psychology program that the GI bill would pay for. I did very well in my classes, getting my degree with stellar grades. I was on the Dean's list for 3 separate semesters, and I never got below a B in a psychology course, most of them being A's and A-'s. Even the graduate level course I took my senior year was a B+. This, combined with my passion for the subject makes me an ideal tutor. Russian
My parents were missionaries, and as a result, I lived in Russia for 3 years when I was younger. I loved the people and the language both, and so I found myself coming back to the language repeatedly throughout my
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I lived in Russia for 3 years, attended the 8 hour a day Russian course at the Defense Language Institute for a few months, and when I got my degree at the University of Minnesota, I minored in Russian. I have spent quite a bit of time tutoring fellow students in my various classes in Russian, as I love the language very much.