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Elaine G.

Milwaukee, WI

$25/hour

Study Skills and College Counseling Tutor in Milwaukee Area

5.0 average from 14 ratings
Excellent and professional!
— Collin, Oak Creek, WI on 3/7/16

$25/Hour


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Lake Forest College
Biology
UW-Milwaukee
Master's

Education

Lake Forest College (Biology)

UW-Milwaukee (Master's)

About Elaine

I offer Academic Coaching, which is a one-on-one or small group service designed to help students build study skills such as reading comprehension, note taking, time management, goal setting, organization, basic writing skills, test preparation, and test-taking strategies. I am also qualified to help students cope with more personal issues such as test anxiety, low self-efficacy or confidence, and disability, including learning disabilities, ADHD, and physical and mental health conditions. I am a licensed Special Education Assistant in the state of Wisconsin.

I am offering private academic coaching to college, high school, and middle school students within the Milwaukee Area. Coaching is a personalized service which is customized to the specific needs of the student. The first coaching session will be an initial assessment where I will ascertain the students skill levels, discuss their specific concerns, and work with the student and parent or guardian to create a customized plan of action. All sessions following the initial assessment will be focused on skill building and students will often be required to complete assignments between sessions to practice skills.

My Qualifications

I have a MS in Higher Education Administration specializing in academic services, instructional design, and adult learning. My BA is in Biology, specializing in psychology and animal behavior. I have 6 year experience academic coaching undergraduate students and assisting with the development of the academic coaching program at a local university. I have been coaching privately for 1 year.

I believe academic coaching is a service students at all levels can benefit from, and am excited to expand my services privately to students in the Milwaukee Area. I truly believe that most students who don't like learning and struggle to be successful in traditional academic environments have underdeveloped study skills which make keeping up in the traditional classroom difficult. By improving these skills, students will also gain confidence and feel more comfortable seeking assistance and advocating for their own needs inside the classroom.

As a higher education professional I am also offering to help students navigate the college selection and admissions process.

Please contact me with any questions about my services or to schedule a coaching session or college counseling session. I look forward to meeting you, or your minor student, and addressing their specific academic concerns.
I offer Academic Coaching, which is a one-on-one or small group service designed to help students build study skills such as reading comprehension, note taking, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Milwaukee, WI 53202

"Excellent and professional!"

- Collin, Oak Creek, WI on 3/7/16
Science:
Biology,
Ecology, Psychology
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling
History:
American History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADD/ADHD

I am a WI state licensed Special Education Assistant with 1 year experience working with students K-12 with various disabilities including ADD/ADHD.

American History

I earned a 4 of 5 on the AP US History exam and my teacher was surprised i didn't earn a 5. i was also invited to TA a chinese history couse while in college. I enjoy history and have a knack for studying social science subjects.

Aspergers

I am a WI lisenced Special Education Assistant with 1 year experience.

Biology

I have earned a BA in Biology with Honors. My personal areas of interest include animal behavior, evolution, ecology, and population genetics. In college I studied the social spacing patterns of gorillas and chimpanzees.

College Counseling

I have a Masters in Higher Education Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee which gives me an in-depth understanding of the issues related to college admissions. In addition, I have successfully completed the college and graduate school admissions process personally, and have assisted classmates and friends in applying for graduate school.

Study Skills

I am a current Academic Coach, at a local University, who specializes in helping undergraduate students develop skills in test taking, note taking, reading comprehension, time management, goal setting, and academic anxiety. I have an MS. in Higher Education Administration from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Lake Forest College
Biology
UW-Milwaukee
Master's

Education

Lake Forest College (Biology)

UW-Milwaukee (Master's)

Excellent and professional! — Wow, such a great tutor! Elaine's knowledge of the subject, organizational skills, and being able to effectively communicate study strategies to help future goal setting was above and beyond what we could have hoped for. We are so very pleased and looking forward to our future lessons and watching my son gain confidence, knowledge and success! Thank you Elaine! ...

— Collin, Oak Creek, WI on 3/7/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elaine will travel within 7 miles of Milwaukee, WI 53202.