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Georgeanna B.

Gulfport, MS

$75/hour

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Background check passed as of 7/26/12
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University of Mississippi
Master's
University of Phoenix-
PhD

Education

University of Mississippi (Master's)

University of Phoenix- (PhD)

About Georgeanna

Hi!

I am Dr. Georgeanna B., and I'd like to be your tutor. I have more than 20 years' work experience, and I am currently working as a researcher. My interest is in helping Veterans when they return from active duty. Some Veterans have difficulty adjusting to civilian, or non-military life, and I hope my research makes things better. My work requires me to write all of the time.

Since I have been working for so many years, I have been able to master skills such as using Microsoft and Excel. Both applications are used quite often in the work I do: in preparing proposals, analyzing data, and writing articles discussing research findings. I have a master's degree in social science, and a doctoral degree in health administration. I believe learning should be painless, and as a tutor, I create a learning experience that gives you the best value for your time and resources. I believe in explaining concepts and working with the student until he or she feels comfortable using the functions in Word or Excel. One little known fact with Microsoft programs--there is always more than one way to accomplish a task. As your tutor, I help you find those ways to become proficient.

As your tutor, I think it is important for you to know that I know you have things to do, and it is my purpose to make sure you spend only the time it takes for you to master a function in Excel, or learn a way to fully justify your document in Word.

I hope what you have read interests you, and I look forward to working with you to reach your goals.
Hi!

I am Dr. Georgeanna B., and I'd like to be your tutor. I have more than 20 years' work experience, and I am currently working as a researcher. My interest is in helping Veterans when they return from active duty. Some Veterans have difficulty adjusting to civilian, or non-military life, and I hope my research makes things better. My
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Gulfport, MS 39501
Background Check: Passed
English:
English,
Reading,
Writing
Elementary Education:
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Accounting

Tutoring concentrates on the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Topics will include: analyzing, journalizing and posting transactions, adjusting entries, completion of the work sheet, financial statements, and the closing process for a service business. Accounting for Cash, Payroll Accounting and the Combination Journal are also covered, along with accrual-based accounting concepts, internal controls, financial statement preparation, and business accounting elements. Budgeting, profit analysis, product pricing and reporting are also available.

English

I have tutored English majors at the K-12 and university level for more than 15 years.

Microsoft Excel

Tutoring concentrates on how to open a workbook; formulate basic calculations and apply calculations accurately with cell references; how to format cells, tables and entire worksheets quickly with styles and style galleries; understanding spreadsheet terminology, including worksheets, workbooks, columns, rows and cells; working efficiently with Excel's tool ribbons, gallery commands, and Live Preview feature; mastery of shortcuts to quickly navigate through multiple pages of data; merging cells; automatically display numbers as percentages, currencies, fractions, dates or in the format of your choice; easily change chart types, without modifying the data; hide columns and rows, as needed, to emphasize key data; define page breaks at logical points in your spreadsheet.

Microsoft Word

Tutoring concentrates on how to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval; edit documents by locating and modifying text; format text; format paragraphs; add tables to a document; add graphic elements to a document; control a document's page setup and overall appearance; modify the appearance of text, insert tables, objects and special characters; proof documents, control page appearance and printing features; set tabs; align paragraphs; add borders and shading; grammar and spell-checking; using the clipboard; adding and changing styles; changing codes that seem to be invisible or embedded.

Reading

Tutoring in reading will include vocabulary, phonics, and comprehension. To become proficient in reading, assignments will focus on an area of interest to the student. Use of spelling, pronunciation and elocution are important aspects in acquiring effective reading skills and the goal of this instruction is to engage the learner to be able to obtain these skills effectively and efficiently. There will also be assignments in repetition, and holistic learning modules will be employed. Skill-building exercises will also focus on comprehension, and subject matter from the learner’s background will be used to build these skills.

Writing

Tutoring will focus on developing skills in understanding, reviewing, and analyzing all assignments; creating writing topics to meet course requirements; creating and editing reports, research papers and theses; and creating and editing persuasive and expository writing assignments. Tutoring will also incorporate word processing tools to aid in perfecting writing assignments, thereby adding to the learner’s skill set.

University of Mississippi
Master's
University of Phoenix-
PhD

Education

University of Mississippi (Master's)

University of Phoenix- (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Georgeanna will travel within 40 miles of Gulfport, MS 39501.