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Alex S.

Midlothian, VA

$40/hour

Writing, Proofreading, AP US History and US. Government

Background check passed as of 8/24/15
5.0 average from 3 ratings
Research lesson
— Cathi, Chesterfield, VA on 10/1/15

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Davidson College
Sociology

Education

Davidson College (Sociology)

About Alex

I'm a recent college graduate from Davidson College where I studied Sociology, Political Science, and US History. While at Davidson, I worked during summers as a full-time teacher for under-privileged elementary school students in English, Writing, and US History. I also tutored individual college students on proofreading and writing techniques. My reputation as a successful tutor grew to the extent that multiple professor personally recommended their students to work with me to improve their writing skills.

As a tutor, my goal is to provide my students with the tools necessary to critically engage and interact with new ideas and information they are learning. I push those I teach to think clearly, speak precisely, and learn openly.

I have over four years of experience of teaching proofreading and writing from the collegiate to elementary level.

My love for history started at a young age and has extended to this day. My college courses focused on American History, political science, and the ways in which current events are shaped by past events. During my time as a high school student in Chesterfield county achieved a perfect score on the AP US History test and scored in the top 98 percentile on the US Government Test.

I am willing and able to help anyone who wants to learn. I do this not for the money, but for the chance to provide the tools, knowledge, and experience needed to help them along their own academic journey.
I'm a recent college graduate from Davidson College where I studied Sociology, Political Science, and US History. While at Davidson, I worked during Read more

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Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Midlothian, VA 23112
Background Check: Passed

"Research lesson"

- Cathi, Chesterfield, VA on 10/1/15
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary

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Social Studies

I graduated from Davidson College with a degree in Sociology and a GPA of 2.7. I have taken multiple classes on American History, Political Science, Anthropology, and ethnographic at the collegiate level.

Writing

I am a graduate of Davidson College, rates the most difficult college in America by U.S. Rankings in 2015. I tutored writing students for the last four years at both the high school and collegiate level.

Davidson College
Sociology

Education

Davidson College (Sociology)

Research lesson — Great session with Alex. Alex showed me a really great tool to use in developing a hypothesis, research questions and from there I was able to narrow down and revamp my abstract. Thanks Alex I got a 100 ...

— Cathi, Chesterfield, VA on 10/1/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alex will travel within 25 miles of Midlothian, VA 23112.