...In addition to my PhD, I have a BA in English from the University of Chicago and an MA in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. At Northwestern, I taught my own classes in which I worked hard to develop my students’ essay writing abilities. This covered everything from grammar and mechanics, to bigger questions of how to build an argument and support a thesis statement. (read more)
...The ISEE exam is an Independent School Entrance Exam and consists of 3 levels: Lower Level (students going into 5 or 6 grade), Middle Level (students going into 7 or 8 grade), and Upper Level (students going into 9 thru 12 grade). Each exam is a 2 hr. 20 min exam consisting of multiple choice q... (read more)
...This section also presents some rhetoric-based questions, e.g. "should a writer add a sentence here and why"; for these questions, I teach my students tricks concerning what to look for and how to find it quickly. I teach my students to recognize the limited number of forms the questions take; l... (read more)
...I discovered that there is a huge need to cement math fundamentals at the earliest stages of education so that those wanting to pursue a technical education can do so with confidence and expertise. I tutor college-level calculus and differential equations and again discover a huge lack of fundam... (read more)
...In my free time, I enjoy going hiking to see the magnificent views the world has to offer! I also love seeing amazing weather phenomena, video games, being outdoors, and having a good time with friends and family.
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