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Teachers College, Columbia University (MEd)
Marshall University Graduate College (Enrolled)
I'm a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn, and transplanted to southern WV in 2006 for a great job at WVU Tech as Director of their Student Support Services program. Before moving to WV, I earned my Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Pace University and my Master's in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, all in NYC. After completing my Master's, I worked for Pace University as a Career Counselor for 11 years, and then at Iona College for 3 1/2 years, also as a Career Counselor where I provided counseling and career assessment using the Strong Interest Inventory.
Upon moving to WV in 2006, I worked at WVU Tech, providing study skills support services and career counseling for students in their Student Support Services/TRIO program.
I left Tech in 2009 in order to work part-time as a Learning Skills Specialist at Marshall University's School of Medicine. At that time, I needed more flexibility in my schedule so I could travel to NYC to care for my mother. I provided individual and small group tutoring sessions on study skills and developed plans for improvement. I also administered and interpreted The Learning & Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) to all first year students.
I resigned Marshall University in October of 2012 to relocate home to Brooklyn to care for my mother. After a few years there, I've returned to WV to complete my doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration at Marshall University. I am currently writing my doctoral dissertation. I've recently taught English and Research Skills at a local college, and would welcome the chance to tutor writing, grammar, and the fundamentals of English.
I've recently taught English and Research Skills at a local college, and would welcome the chance to tutor writing, grammar, and the fundamentals of English. I also am available to provide individual and/or small-group career counseling and study strategies for success. Thank you. I'm a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn, and transplanted to southern WV in 2006 for a great job at WVU Tech as Director of their Student Support Services program. Before moving to WV, I earned my Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Pace University and my Master's in… Read more
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Based on my Master's degree in Psychological Counseling with a specialty of Career Development, and my 25 years of experience providing career counseling to students in various colleges and universities in NYC and WV, I believe I'm qualified to provide tutoring in courses such as "Assessing Career Development" and "Career Exploration". I also can provide individual and small-group career counseling, either in-person or online.
Since 1990, I've worked in public and private colleges and universities in NYC and WV as a counselor and academic advisor. During that time, I directed Student Support Services programs at both Iona College in NYC and then at WVU Tech, where I provided individual and small-group sessions on improving study skills. I also administered and interpreted The Learning & Study Strategies Inventory for students, and worked with them individually to develop action plans for improvement. I've also taught a "Strategies for Academic Success" course to international students at Marshall University.
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