...I'm Talin! I graduated from UC Irvine with a BS in Biological Sciences and a Minor in Education. I went on to attend the University of Southern California (Fight on!) where I received my Masters of Arts in Teaching from the Rossier School of Education and a Masters in Public Health (with an emphasis on health education and promotion) from the Keck School of medicine. (read more)
...At Carnegie Mellon University, I taught three semesters of Intro to Theater, where I guided students new to the form in both written and in-class presentation skills, based on both general analysis and close reading. As a private tutor, I have worked with students from elementary to graduate sch... (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)
...Although I'm not fond of admitting to it, I was the kid in the class that would point out the teacher's mistakes. I continued to tutor and also began editing college papers and, later, screenplays and novels, which I still do today. Interestingly, I find that grammar mistakes are the most common sort of errors found in all types of literary works. (read more)
...The topics covered ranged from unit circle, trig. identities, trig. function graphing, and the application of trigonometry to science and engineering. I coached recreational and signature soccer for 8 years. I have an E coaching license in the state of California. (read more)