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Ithaca College (Psychology)
Columbia University - Teachers College (MEd)
Columbia University-Teachers College (Master's)
My name is Tanesia H. and I am here to help all of you out there who are struggling academically! I believe I have what it takes to help you conquer the many subjects, assignments and material you find challenging! I most recently graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University and received a Master of Education and a Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling. I believe teaching and helping others is my calling. I value education because I see it as a passport to liberation.
My history with educating others starts from when I was in high school. I worked for AmeriCorps After School Corporation in after school programs helping NYC elementary students do their homework and enhance their reading and math skills. During my undergraduate years in college when I would come home for breaks, I tutored students in elementary and junior high school throughout NYC and Yonkers again to help them build their math and literacy skills, as well as prepare them for yearly standardized tests.
In addition to working with elementary and junior high school students, I have also worked with college students teaching new student seminar courses that serve to help students get oriented and adjusted to the college environment, as well as, learn how to be successful throughout the college experience. In my seminars, I covered topics like time management, study skills, and taking advantage of the college's resources to name a few. I began working with college students while I was in graduate school at Columbia University. In addition to teaching, I have also served as an Academic Advisor and Personal/Career Counselor to college students at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY.
I am very familiar with the college application process as I received my associate's degree from Farmingdale State University, then transferred to Ithaca College for my Bachelor's. As mentioned above, I then went on to receive 2 master's from Columbia University. At each school my major was different, I have my Associate's in Liberal Arts, my Bachelor's in Psychology and Communication Disorders and my Master's in Psychological Counseling. So, I know how it feels to go through the tedious process of applying to different schools, transferring and figuring out what major to study, as well as, all the emotions that come along with the experience.
Since I have degrees in Liberal Arts, Psychology, Counseling, and Speech Pathology I am knowledgeable in an array of areas where you may need help. With that being said, I am eager to begin providing you with the assistance that you need so please do feel free to reach out to me so we can get started!!!
Tanesia H. Good Day,
My name is Tanesia H. and I am here to help all of you out there who are struggling academically! I believe I have what it takes to help you conquer the many subjects, assignments and material you find challenging! I most recently graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University and received a Master of Education and a Master… Read more
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I am an experienced Career Counselor who has counseled hundreds of students at LaGuardia Community College. I also directed multiple career development seminars where I utilized theories of career development to help students identify their skills and interests; moreover, to explore suitable major and career options. I'm confident with all my experience I can help lead you to your desired career and/or promote you to a higher level for those who want to grow in their current field.
I am an experienced Academic Advisor/Counselor who has advised and counseled hundreds of diverse students at LaGuardia Community College. The population of students I worked with were aged seventeen and above from different racial/cultural backgrounds, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
I facilitated academic advisement and career counseling to help students explore their values, career goals and educational options. Additionally, I also directed multiple orientation classes which served to aid freshman and transfer students with acclimating and adjusting to the college environment.
Generally speaking, the seminars assisted students with course selection, developing an academic plan for graduation and becoming familiar with the college‘s resources, as well as its requirements, policies and procedures.
I am also adept at helping students with applying to college as far as writing admission essays, preparing for interviews, and coping effectively with all the emotions that the college application process brings forth. My calming spirit, strong knowledge of college admission and exquisite counseling skills will ensure that you have a beneficial college counseling experience.
I have strong reading comprehension skills, and an excellent vocabulary and command of the English Language including the ability to spell and write well. Additionally, working as a tutor previously, I was able to strengthen academic skills for children in grades 3-8 by providing home based tutoring services in math and reading.
I also have experience assisting head teachers in summer elementary school programs to help improve math and literacy skills of children in grades 1-5. With that being said, I would love to begin helping your youngsters in grades k-6 with improving their academic performance!
I am skilled in the area of Public Speaking as I was a Lecturer for multiple New Student Seminars at LaGuardia Community College in New York City, as well as, an Advisor/Counselor to hundreds of diverse students at the College. The population of students I worked with were aged seventeen and above from different racial/cultural backgrounds, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
I have taken multiple courses in college where I learned how to present speeches to large groups of students. I have also conducted many power point presentations throughout College and Graduate School to large audiences.
Additionally, during my undergrad years I was a member of a social judgement research team and had to recruit participants from large lecture halls on a weekly basis, as well as present research at the American Psychological Association's annual conference. With that being said, I am no stranger to public speaking.
I know how anxiety provoking and nerve wrecking the thought of speaking in front of a lot of people can be. I can help reduce your anxiety and ease your nerves with my calming nature and impeccable counseling skills. I will help coach you through organizing and practicing whatever you need to present and make you feel secure and confident that you will conduct an excellent presentation!
I am an Ivy League Graduate who is very detail oriented with excellent organization skills. I have the attentiveness, patience, and focus necessary to help others create a plan likewise schedule to enhance their study skills! I believe practice makes perfect, thus taking time out to study always helps to boost academic/testing performance. I actually have previous experience tutoring elementary students to ensure improvement in test performance. With that being said, I am ready to use my skills to help students like yourself boost their academic/testing performance!!!
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