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Destiny H.

Duke Grad English, Social Studies, ACT Tutoringand College Admissions

Duke Grad English, Social Studies, ACT Tutoringand College Admissions

$45/hour

About Destiny


Bio

I’m Destiny, and I am a recent college graduate. I specialize in literature, grammar, composition, social studies, college prep, and development of study skills.
I first began tutoring in high school as part of a school program designed to help student athletes with their homework. As a summa cum laude graduate, I continued to develop study skills and habits that allowed me to thrive under such a rigorous course load. I shared these skills with my peers by assisting them with coursework,...

I’m Destiny, and I am a recent college graduate. I specialize in literature, grammar, composition, social studies, college prep, and development of study skills.
I first began tutoring in high school as part of a school program designed to help student athletes with their homework. As a summa cum laude graduate, I continued to develop study skills and habits that allowed me to thrive under such a rigorous course load. I shared these skills with my peers by assisting them with coursework, helping them create and maintain structure for studying, and editing their papers.
Upon graduation, I spent a year at a local high school as a college adviser. As a college adviser, I assisted students with preparing for college admissions exams (SAT and ACT); editing and revising college admissions essays; and developing study skills suited for the rigor of college. Outside of my role as a college adviser, I tutored a college student in English language composition.
My approach to tutoring and college prep is both product-oriented and process-oriented. I help students identify specific goals (i.e. improving grades or scoring well on a test) and help them construct a plan that is conducive to the achievement of those goals. At the same time, I want my students to be invested in what they are learning and why it is important. Thus, my sessions involve discussions about the texts we read to hone their critical thinking skills and facilitate self-discovery. For this reason, I prefer one-on-one tutoring for in-person engagement. Finally, I want students to develop increased confidence in and sense of independence in their capacity to learn, so it is important to me that my sessions equip students with necessary study skills and structure that they carry with them and build upon beyond our sessions.
I am a new Wyzant tutor and look forward to helping you achieve your goals!


Education

Duke University
Literature

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $45
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Columbia, SC 29209
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 11/29/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar, Spanish

Elementary Education

Study Skills,

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have always loved vocabulary and grammar mechanics, which allowed me to score well on the ACT English portion when I was in high school. As a college adviser, I was required to keep up with the format and structure of college admissions tests. Thus, in addition to helping students build a basic foundation of vocabulary and grammar knowledge, I am able to equip them with the test-taking strategies that will help them succeed on the ACT English section.
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Study Skills,

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.
English, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish, Spelling

Language

Spanish

Math

Prealgebra

Most Popular

Study Skills,

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.
English, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.

Summer

Study Skills,

Study Skills

Having graduated summa cum laude, I know what it takes to study efficiently and effectively. I help students identify tangible goals (i.e. improving grades or test scores) and help them develop the means to develop the structure and time management strategies that fit their needs. At the same time, I ask questions and promote discussion that invites critical thinking so that students are not only absorbing information but are also synthesizing it with other information. Finally, I provide both support and encouragement for what can be an overwhelming and frustrating process.
Reading, Spanish

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I have always loved vocabulary and grammar mechanics, which allowed me to score well on the ACT English portion when I was in high school. As a college adviser, I was required to keep up with the format and structure of college admissions tests. Thus, in addition to helping students build a basic foundation of vocabulary and grammar knowledge, I am able to equip them with the test-taking strategies that will help them succeed on the ACT English section.
ACT Reading

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knowledgeable and patient tutor.

Destiny taught me about reading strategies and she really has pedagogy when teaching , I understood very clearly the passage and she explained everything in a way that was very practical and understanadble

Rebeca, 1 lesson with Destiny

$45/hour

Destiny H.

$45/hour

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