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Lessons offered by Courtney
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • SAT prep
  • Rhetoric
Levels
  • All Levels

English Tutor with Four Years of Experience Working in Rochester, New York

Methodology

My teaching method is tailored to each individual and uses a lot of hands-on examples as well as personal experiences to illustrate concepts. I try to get to know each student as a person so I can understand how he or she learns.

Background

I am a summa cum laude English Writing graduate with four years of experience tutoring in all facets of research writing, rhetoric, literature, grammar, and document citation. I am passionate about helping others learn skills and do well within what they originally struggled.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Lessons offered by Courtney
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • SAT prep
  • Rhetoric
Levels
  • All Levels

Courtney's resume

EDUCATION
St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY May 2016
Bachelor of Arts in English; Minor in History, Summa cum laude GPA: 3.9
 Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society
 Recognition of Excellence in English—Highest GPA

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY May 2014
Associates of Science with Distinction in Liberal Arts and Sciences GPA: 4.0
 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
 Certificate of Academic Achievement for Academic Excellence; out of 2900 graduates, was one of ten to receive the bronze medallion.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Tutor, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY Jan. 2018-Present
• Instructed students in grammar, sentence structure, research writing, and study skills

Starbucks, Barista, Fairport, NY Dec. 2016-Present
• Headlined store’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (began March 2018)
• Prepared quality café beverages and food products
• Provided exceptional customer service by selling and recommending products based on customer wants and needs

Tutor, Self-Employed, Rochester, NY Aug. 2017-Nov. 2017
• Tutored student in elementary school—college-level mathematics to prepare for his GRE exam

Tutor, Wzyant and Varsity Tutors, Rochester, NY Sept. 2016-Dec. 2016
• Tutored high school students in-person and online in all facets of writing research papers and in beginning and intermediate Spanish

Tutor, Self-Employed, Rochester, NY Jan. 2016-Apr. 2016
• Tutored high school student for his first-ever research paper. Focused on teaching research, writing, grammar, and document citation.

Water for South Sudan, Inc., Social Media Intern, Rochester, NY Jan. 2016-Apr. 2016
• Proofread the organization’s website
• Compiled Water for South Sudan’s social media posts from November 2015-April 2016 and categorized them according to topic
• Wrote blog posts focusing on clean water’s impact on children and Water for South Sudan’s community events. These posts garnered 76 engagements across Water for South Sudan’s website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.
• Recorded social media metrics to observe the numeric increase in Water for South Sudan’s community engagement from the months of January-April

Editing and Publishing, Student, Rochester, NY Sept. 2015-Dec. 2015
• Project managed a team to write a successful grant proposal for Water for South Sudan. Won the grant through St. John Fisher’s Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement.
• Copyedited the blog posts of fellow team members
• Wrote blog posts for Water for South Sudan to increase community awareness of organization’s mission and donations to the organization. These posts garnered 33 engagements across Water for South Sudan’s website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.
• Served as liaison between team and Water for South Sudan’s Executive Director

Writing with New Media, Student, Rochester, NY Jan. 2015-Apr. 2015
• Acted as project manager and collaborated with a team to write a successful grant proposal for Cobblestone School, a private school that emphasized personalized teaching methods. Won the grant through St. John Fisher’s Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement.
• Oversaw the creation of an action plan for Cobblestone’s Facebook page. This included a brand identity report, competing brands analysis, SWOT analysis, content calendar, and sample Facebook posts.
• Served as liaison between team and Cobblestone’s Marketing and Admissions Director

Tutor, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY Sept. 2014-Apr. 2016
• Tutored English as a second language student in research and writing. Student ended up winning the Matthew Richards Prize in English.
• Tutored fellow students in beginning and intermediate Spanish

Barnes & Noble, Cashier/Customer Service, Rochester, NY July 2013-March 2016
• Marketed and sold memberships. Recognized several times by management for exceeding membership sales goals.
• Provided exceptional customer service by selling and recommending products based on customer wants and needs
• Handled cash, debit, credit, and check sales with accuracy and efficiency
• Assisted customers with returns, product lookup, and orders
• Cross sold products from other departments
• Handled customer questions and complaints, directing customers to appropriate departments

COLLEGIATE AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
• The ANGLE, Staff Writer, Spring 2016
• Cardinal Virtue, Staff Writer and Photographer, Spring 2016

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