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University of North Texas (Biology)
Texas A&M University (Master's)
My name is Blake W. and I am available to teach a wide range of subjects. I'm a recent Master's graduate of Texas A&M University. I received my graduate degree in public policy/public administration. My graduate degree focused on health policy, particularly the implementation of health policy in hospital settings.
I received my undergraduate degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Political Science from the University of North Texas in 2012. I have experience tutoring multiple subjects and have guest taught political science courses for my professors at Texas A&M. While at the University of North Texas, I tutored many individuals in government, biology, chemistry, and microbiology. I'm currently a full-time political lobbyist and adjunct professor of political science at Lone Star College in Houston. I teach both federal and Texas government to students in an online and face-to-face setting.
My approach to learning is that each student has a different learning style and I am equipped to tailor my approach to each student's needs.
I am very flexible with my availability and I am willing to travel to meet with a student. My name is Blake W. and I am available to teach a wide range of subjects. I'm a recent Master's graduate of Texas A&M University. I received my graduate degree in public policy/public administration. My graduate degree focused on health policy, particularly the implementation of health policy in hospital settings.
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I currently charge $48 per hour for lessons that are 1-2 hours each. If your session will be more than 2 hours, my rate drops to $40/hour.
What we appreciate most about Blake is his positive energy and desire to help you achieve your goals. As a parent, I have certain ideas about how I want him to help my son and my son has his! Blake quickly assessed my son's learning style and challenges and adapted accordingly. I find that Blake can be intellectually aggressive, which is exactly what my son needs. He provided great suggestions with study skills and time management.
Blake is very helpful and knowledgeable about PowerPoint and did a tremendous job helping me to organize my presentation material.
Blake has met with our teenager only twice, and already we are seeing improvement. He is not only knowledgeable about the subject, but he is a great role model too! He responds quickly to our messages and seems to understand what our student needs.
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As a student at the University of North Texas, I served as Student Body President. In this role, I delivered speeches to multiple groups of people, ranging from 50-10,000 in size. These groups have ranged from speaking to fellow students at orientation to addressing a group of university fundraisers. I have introduced many important political figures (Suze Orman, Robert Gates) before large crowds. Additionally, I have coached multiple individuals on public speaking.
As both a college graduate and current doctoral student, I have been dedicated to my education from the beginning. In my time as an undergraduate at the University of North Texas, I developed exceptional study skills. I taught myself and my peer group how to improve note-taking, retain information and understand concepts. Study skills start in the classroom, from taking extensive notes that can be used later to asking the right questions of your instructor. I understand each student has a unique learning style and I am prepared to offer guidance tailored to meet your needs.
I have lived in Texas since I was born and I have been taking the TAAS/TAKS exams since third grade. I made perfect scores on almost all of these exams and have helped many peers in the past. Additionally, I have a degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry/Political Science and am well-informed on all of the subjects covered by these exams. Doctoral students must have excellent reading/writing skills and my experience in the program at Texas A&M has only strengthened these skills.
Blake W. passed a background check on 6/30/13. The check was ordered by Blake through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
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