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University of Mary Washington
University of Edinburgh (Master's)
I have a strong academic and professional background working with children. I have tutored a number of age groups previously and I enjoy working with children at all levels. I hope to work with your child to help them build the tools for success in their studies! Education is critical and I hope that my tutoring with help your child succeed.
I have a Masters of Sciences in Childhood Studies, from the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor's of Arts in International Affairs, from the University of Mary Washington, where I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.70 GPA. I graduated in two years (instead of four) and was awarded the Dean's List each semester. I also have an Advanced Studies Diploma from Stafford High School & Commonwealth Governor's School, where I graduated with a 4.58 GPA.
I have taken the following relevant courses in high school and college: European History, Earth Science, U.S. Government, U.S. History, Sociology, Psychology, Human Geography, English Language, English Literature, Spanish 1,2,3,4, and AP, Political Science, International Relations, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics.
I have also taken the following Advanced Placement tests: AP European History, AP U.S. Government, AP Comparative Government, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP U.S. History, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Psychology, AP Human Geography, and AP Spanish.
I am happy to work with students from Kindergarten through the undergraduate level, or with multiple students concurrently at a reduced rate. Please contact me for details. I have a strong academic and professional background working with children. I have tutored a number of age groups previously and I enjoy working with children at all levels. I hope to work with your child to help them build the tools for success in their studies! Education is critical and I hope that my tutoring with help your child succeed.
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I have spoken at numerous college and university events at local high schools in my area for five years. At each, I have met with parents and students to discuss the college application process, standardized testing, timeline, and application materials. I have worked with the high schools to help future college students navigate the complicated and often stressful process.
I have a Masters of Sciences in Childhood Studies and have worked extensively with young children. I have developed learning programs for children aged 4-12, implementing inclusive and fun educational activities. I have also tutored elementary-aged students.
I have been a Macintosh user for many years and have trained a number of both Windows and non-computer users how to utilize Mac's many features and applications. I have tutored a wide age range, including young people and the elderly in both basics and advanced skills.
I have extensively used Microsoft Outlook in a professional capacity. I am proficient in email (including rules, folders, autoreply, etc), tasks, address book, calendar and meeting features. I have trained multiple coworkers (at varying computer literacy levels) in the utilization of these features.
I have used Microsoft Windows for 15 years, including Windows XP, Windows 7, and now Windows 8. I have used the operating system extensively in my professional life, and am well qualified in all user-end functions of Windows. I have taught a number of users how to utilize Windows' many features, from basics (settings, folders, etc) to administrative settings (setting up networks, programs, etc).
I have taken a number of courses in both my undergraduate and graduate studies that have required a public speaking component. Additionally, I have spoken often at large public events (even daily), including groups as large as 800 people for previous jobs. Not only do I speak in small and large settings regularly, but I have also trained a number of people to do the same, especially young people in the age range of 14-18.
I have taken all required SOLs in Virginia and passed all of them with near perfect scores (all passed advanced). Additionally, I have taken numerous standardized tests including SOLs, SATs, and APs. In addition to my own extensive training in test taking, I have also tutored students in test taking strategies.
I have taken a high number of advanced level courses in high school, including 13 AP courses while in high school. I also participated in a high number of extracurricular activities. Because of these time constraints, I adapted very strong study skills and methods to ensure that I did well in my academic courses. I finished my undergraduate degree in two years, balancing high level courses with internships and other activities. I have shared my study skills with many younger students in recent years and all have found the strategies helpful.
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