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William D.

Carlisle, PA

$40/hour

Entertaining and Enlightening Analyst for American History

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Shippensburg University
History

Education

Shippensburg University (History)

About William

I am graduating from Shippensburg University in December with a bachelor's degree majoring in History with a minor in International Studies. My QPA is a 3.6 out of a 4.0 with a vast amount of knowledge in historical fields primarily focusing on American History. My expertise is geared more towards the United States post World War II, but I have taken several course prior to that time period that include the U.S. Civil War and Early American History. I have retained all of my books that I have used in college for history courses as well as notes to accompany those classes.

My experience includes tutoring primarily Freshmen and Sophomores that need assistance with World History or other history courses they are obligated to take both last spring and this fall semester. Although my expertise is in American History, I have taken courses on the French Revolution and Enlightenment, Medieval Europe from 300 to 1250, Latin America from 1500 to 1900's, and Islamic lands from 500 to 1700. Therefore, I well rounded in different historical topics and I have a minor in International Studies which assists with understanding different cultures and how people interact. My tutoring methods place the student in the driver seat where they discover the fascination and importance of history as I guide them along. I can assist with study habits, historical knowledge, and how to articulate one's self both orally and through writing essays. People use the phrase, "those who fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it." However, that is certainly not true as history is never the same because circumstances are always different. Through learning about our past, we receive a better understanding of why things are the way they are and it makes it a really fascinating subject.
I am graduating from Shippensburg University in December with a bachelor's degree majoring in History with a minor in International Studies. My QPA is a 3.6 out of a 4.0 with a vast amount of knowledge in historical fields primarily focusing on Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Carlisle, PA 17015
In-person lessons
Science:
Anthropology
Music:
Music History
English:
Grammar
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Political Science, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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Shippensburg University
History

Education

Shippensburg University (History)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

William will travel within 30 miles of Carlisle, PA 17015.