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Lessons offered by Solaia
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • All Levels

College student that grew up in Zurich, Switzerland speaking and learning in German.

Methodology

My teaching method is based on the type of student. I like to get to know the student to create a comfortable environment and then base my tutoring techniques on their learning habits and level of understanding. I have tutored young children in middle school and high school, as well as students my own age in college.

Background

I am a college student at Penn State and study at the Smeal College of Business and am studying a German minor. I've tutored 5 different students and speak German fluently, as I went to the Swiss public school before university. I love tutoring because of being able to see the positive results that came from helping the students.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $22/h
Lessons offered by Solaia
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • All Levels

Solaia's resume

The Pennsylvania State University
Smeal College of Business: Bachelor of Science, Supply Chain Management
Class of 2019
College of Liberal Arts: Minor, German Language
GPA: 3.76/4
Pennsylvania State University Dean’s List Awarded 5/5 Semesters

ANN INC. (Ann Taylor | LOFT | Lou & Grey)
Merchandise Planning and Allocation Intern
• Managed all aspects of inventory allocations for Lou&Grey to Freestanding, Canada, LOFT, and online stores by directing DC’s with instructions for new products by style, color, and size using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, LDC, and MID
• Presented L&G’s performance metrics and trends discussed during planning reviews at weekly allocation meetings and generated inventory analysis/reports on L&G for head of ANN INC allocations
• Assisted planning manager with pre-season merchandise planning and in-season planning by adjusting forecasts to trend while working closely with the merchandising team
• Produced and reviewed weekly and daily gross and net sales reports and internet metrics using Microsoft Excel and SAP, as well as ad hoc reports to reveal emerging trends in the business
• Created markdown suggestions to liquidate inventory by using numerous metrics to come up with a new price point
• Collaborated with four other interns from other cross functional teams for a project to develop a new idea for “store of the future” and presented it to the CEO and heads of departments
• Attended events, including touch points on each CFT, speaker series with the CEO, and volunteer and comp shopping days

Designers & Agents
Trade Show Staff Member
• Assist 195 designers with showcase booths and communicate with other staff to ensure client satisfaction
• Demonstrate proficiencies in telephone and front-desk reception within a high-volume environment
• Monitor storage and coat room as buyers arrive and resolve any emerging issues throughout the showroom
• Research and rapidly solve problems and rebuild client trust

Moocho
Campus Brand Manager
• Managed the marketing of a student payment app called Moocho on Penn State campus, and came up with concepts for PR
• Interviewed and built a team of 10 campus ambassadors to implement marketing campaigns around campus
• Trained and managed the schedule of all campus ambassadors, and implemented an incentive system to drive high performance
• Worked with East Coast Regional Managers and Director of Operations to ensure consistent growth and popularity of the app
• Consulted with up to 15 merchants around campus to ensure satisfactory and successful use of Moocho
• Dedicated 15-20 hours a week of work while balancing classes and school work through the use of strong time management

Pierre Loti
Bookkeeper and Hostess
• Maintained subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions to support general ledger control account
• Assisted with month-end financial reports and monthly tracking of physical inventory
Posted journal entries and helped with accounts receivable, payable and balance sheet reconciliation
• Accepted and organized reservations, prepared seating assignments prior to service, and greeted guests and seated patrons
• Ensured great customer service by addressing guest requests or complaints and created personal dining experience, answered questions, and offered information on menu items and specials

KPMG Switzerland
Audit Intern for US GAAP
• Utilized KPMG auditing software eAudit to analyze, review, and assess reliability and fairness of clients’ financial statements
• Completed quarterly reviews for multiple billion dollar corporations by assisting with audit testing and reconciling accounts
• Translated contracts from German to English for management
• Developed a system to organize and track client’s financial data which facilitated the access of documents for management
• Facilitated office’s work flow during Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) inspection

Kappa Alpha Theta
Finance Assistant
• Managed the procurement and payments for all merchandise and directed a finance committee of five people to help me
• Planned and organized the chapters budget dealing with around $180,000.00 for 236 members
• Administrated the online finance system which included billing members, balancing budgets, and creating financial statements
• Attended weekly 2-3 hour meetings with the sorority Financial Advisor and Chief Finance Officer
• Communicated with all other executives to participate in Chapter Activities such as Philanthropy and Sisterhood events
Active Member
• Collaborate with Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity to raise an average of $136,000 for pediatric cancer for THON every year
• Organize philanthropy events and cupcake sales to raise money for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
• Attend chapter meetings, professional development, philanthropy, and accreditation events 2-3 times a week

Academics Tutor
• Taught concepts of algebra and geometry to two students and elaborated on mathematical concepts and theorems
• Tutored college level students in subjects of accounting and finance, resulting in improved test scores
• Assisted students in mathematics, resulting in up to 25% grade improvements
• Customized teaching strategies for varied student learning approaches and levels

SKILLS
Fluency in English, Swiss German, and German | Partial fluency in French | Conversational in Italian

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