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Chanel tutors in San Antonio, TX

Chanel S.

Private tutor in San Antonio, TX

Education

I am a rising junior at Wellesley College, a high-ranking liberal arts institution in the Boston area. I have earned a GPA of 3.6 in my two years at Wellesley, and will graduate in 2019 with a BA in Psychology. While my major is in the social sciences, I have a well-rounded writing background given the diverse curriculum of my college.

Experience

I work as a trained and paid Peer Writing Tutor at Wellesley College. I provide my services at the college's Learning and Teaching Center. I have experience tutoring undergraduate students with writing assignments in subjects such as English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Art History, Media Studies, and Ethnic Studies, to name a few. I applied for the competitive Writing Tutor position last year at the enthusiastic recommendation of my writing professor (with whom I took WRIT 164 - How the Supreme Court Shapes America). Though I was only a first-year at the time, I was hired due to my strong writing and interpersonal skills. I began working when I entered my sophomore year in the fall of 2016, and quickly came to love the job. It has made me all the more enthusiastic about writing, and I often feel I learn as much from my tutees as they do from me. I will continue tutoring my peers until I graduate in 2019. Most of my tutees request help with thesis-driven essays or research papers. I am well-equipped to provide assistance with those types of assignments and many more, including response papers, summaries, memos, abstracts, and case reports. I can help you at any stage in the writing process, whether you're brainstorming, outlining, drafting, revising, or proofreading/editing. Whether you come to me with a literal blank page, notes, a working thesis statement, a few paragraphs, or a nearly finished draft, I'll be at your service! I can also provide tutoring services for high school-level writing assignments, college admissions essays, internship/job applications, cover letters, and resume writing. I have been overjoyed to see a few of my tutees successfully apply for jobs with my writing assistance. It is important to bear in mind that I am here to provide you with guidance on your writing, rather than to assist with content knowledge in any particular discipline. In other words, I can help you write a stellar essay, but I can't tell you the specific facts you need to know about your subject since I likely haven't taken the class you're in. I can, however, advise you on incorporating sources in your essay, whether they come from your class materials or are external. I can also connect you with resources to assist with any research you may need to do for your assignment. As for my own writing background, I have written an abundance of thesis-driven (persuasive/argumentative) essays, research papers, abstracts, case reports, personal responses, and more for my courses in Writing, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Astronomy, Geosciences, History, Music, Cinema and Media Studies, and East Asian Studies. I feel it is also worth mentioning that in high school, I earned a score of 750 on the SAT Writing section (this was the older version of the exam) and a 5 on the AP English Language and Composition exam. I am confident that these scores, along with my college admissions essays and other qualifications, made me a strong applicant to Wellesley College.

Availability

Weekends after 1PM, Any day in the evening

Can Meet

Up to 15 minutes away for no additional charge, Up to 30 minutes away for a flat fee

Hobbies

When I'm not occupied with academics or tutoring, I spend my time watching films, listening to music, cuddling with pets, knitting, reading, journaling, practicing piano, and indulging in adult coloring books.

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