SS Math/Science Tutoring
I am passionate about providing individualed tutoring and getting to know each and everyone of my students. I have had several years of volunteering in tutoring middle school and elementary school children and last summer I had a paid position as an SAT reading/writing tutor at a learning center. I am currently studying biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.
I most enjoy getting to help students enjoy the learning experience.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
First, I familiarize myself with exactly what the students are struggling with. Then, I help them get practice in those areas and help them with questions along the way. To close, I check back in with the progress in that area they've made and how they feel about what they're learning.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Washington University in St. Louis (current freshman), St. Louis, MO
George Mason University (Dual enrollment in Multivariable Calculus), Fairfax, VA
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA (2015 ~ Present)
GPA: 4.15 (out of 4.0): 7th Semester GPA: 4.6 (est.) SAT: 1580. ACT: 35. Math Level 2 SAT: 800. Chemistry SAT: 800. Coursework highlights: Honors Biology 9. Honors Design and Technology. Honors English 9-11. Honors Computer Science. German 2-3. AP Calculus AB (5). Honors World History. Honors Chemistry. AP German. Post AP German. AP Biology (5). AP Calculus BC (5). Honors Cryptography. Honors Neurobiology. Honors DNA Science. Honors Physics. AP Statistics (5). AP US History (4). AP Chemistry (4). AP Language. AP Government. Biotech Lab. Honors Geosystems.
NIH Career Development Series for High School Students, Bethesda, MD
Program designed to help career readiness for high schoolers interested in medicine and biology
National Student Leadership Conference Program, American University, Washington, D.C. Summer program designed to help exceptional high school students to hone leadership skills
Jump Start—Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program, College Park, MD
Highly-competitive science immersion program designed to prepare high schoolers for a career in biomedical engineering
Loudoun County High School (Dual Enrollment with Middle School), Leesburg, VA (2013-15) Enrolled in high school math while in middle school per county’s mathematics telescoping plan, in addition to skipping a grade while in elementary school per Gifted & Talented program’s assessment
COHERENCE LEARNING CENTER, Reading/English/Math/Science Teacher (Summer 2019)
Paid position as a teacher at a learning center teaching high school students to help improve their performance in academics
STEMBASSADORS, Ambassador/Teacher (Present)
Program where volunteers tutor underprivileged middle schoolers in Fairfax County that participate in the Young Scholars program
CAMP INVENTION PROGRAM, Leadership Intern (Summer)
Program designed to help boost creativity in young students & promote interest in the STEM fields
LIFT, Member/Mentor (Present)
Program designed to promote STEM to underprivileged middle schoolers and help to apply for TJHSST
LOUDOUN DIVERSITY COUNCIL, “Me Time” Teacher/Mentor (Middle School)
Program designed to provide remedial math and English lessons to minority and students in need
How did you get started teaching?
I have always enjoyed helping others and being a tutor allowed me to expand others' learning experience in ways that I benefitted myself from.
What types of students have you worked with?
I have mainly done volunteer work for underprivileged children. Last summer, I worked in a learning center without any specific type of student.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Look for a teacher that will help you feel comfortable with whatever you are struggling with.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What exactly am I struggling with?
Will having another person answer your questions help you or do you need to change some study habits?
What kinds of learning styles do you prefer?