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Heather N.
Heather N. is a private tutor in Hollywood Park TX
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English, Writing, and Literature Grad Tutor 
University of Texas at San Antonio

Fun Facts

My passion aligns very well with my tutoring specialties. I love English literature. I am a complete bookworm, and my favorites are classics,science fiction, and poetry. I can frequently be found at bookstores and libraries, reading all I can. I am the only child of my two parents, so I have been fortunate enough to travel to many parts of the world, including China, Germany, France, Spain, Egypt,England, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and many more.

About Me

I am a new graduate student at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) pursuing a Master of Arts in English. I graduated from UTSA in Summer 2015 Summa Cum Laude with a 3.91 GPA and a 4.0 GPA in my discipline. I received Presidential status in the National Society for Leadership and Success, was elected secretary for the honor society, Delta Alpha Pi, and I am currently vice-president/president-elect of the same chapter. Ultimately, I plan to be a professor.

Experience

I have tutored my classmates in various subjects since I was in middle school. In college, I mostly tutored them informally. I love helping other students understand the subjects they have difficulty learning. Seeing a student succeed with my help is nothing short of a joy. I am patient with students, and I have been a Sunday School teacher for 3rd grade at Trinity Baptist Church for two years.

Approach

I recognize that everyone learns in different ways, so I work to find out the best way for each student to learn. If one explanation does not click with them, then I try another until we reach mutual understanding. I try to incorporate study skills as well, so each student is prepared for future classes. I have a way of explaining concepts that students often tell me is clarifying and easy to understand without being overly simplistic.

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University of Texas at San Antonio

English

University of Texas at San Antonio

English

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English Tutoring

My degree is in English, so this is my specialty. This is also the degree I am working toward as a graduate student. I have never made any grade below an A in every college English course.

Literature Tutoring

Literature is an extension of English, but it is the area I am most passionate about in my field. Some of the courses I have taken in literature include Women in Literature, American Literature 1945-Present, The American Novel, Shakespeare: The Early Plays, and various Creative Writing courses (all scored A to A+).

Writing Tutoring

I am familiar with various forms of writing, as was necessary for my undergraduate degree. I can tutor in composition, creative writing, and essays. I am well versed in both APA and MLA styles of writing.

Writing Advance Tutoring

Not only did I finish my degree in English, but I received institutional honors and graduated with a 4.0 in my major. I am well versed in what constitutes good writing, given the scores my writing has received. I can help with all levels, from beginner to advanced.

AP English Tutoring

My degree is in English, so this is my specialty. This is also the degree I am working toward as a graduate student. I have never made any grade below an A in every college English course.I know what professors expect from a college-level course and can help high school students prepare to meet these high standards.

Reading Comprehension Tutoring

I am an avid reader, but reading is a skill, especially in more difficult texts. I can help students learn to decipher complex texts, asd that was an expectation of me as an undergraduate English student.

Math Elementary Tutoring

In high school, I took math classes all four years, including algebra and geometry. I earned an A in all of these courses. In college, I took college level algebra and received an A as well. I have a firm understanding of the foundations of math, which is vital to understanding math at an elementary level.

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