MEET THE TUTORS

Please call us to determine the best tutor for your individual situation. Some of our tutors excel in certain subjects. We want to make sure your tutor is a great fit with your specific needs. Feel free to browse through the bios of our tutors below. We look forward to hearing from you very soon!

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Adam

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Hello friends! My name is Adam, and I am a sophomore at CLU working towards a B.S in Biology. I am studying here with the goal to apply and attend medical school, for the opportunity to be a surgeon. I can help you learn many subjects, such as Biology, Math, and English. When I am not studying, I am trying to relax by reading, listening to music, or enjoying films. During high school, I would always help my peers with their work when they didn't understand it, and I always enjoyed it. That passion has taken me here, where I hope to assist you with your work.

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Ale

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Hey there! My name is Ale (pronounced Aly) Eckelberry and I have a passion for learning and a passion to teach! I just recently completed my BA in Art Education and Graphic Design at CSUN and also hold an AA in Studio Art. I was an English tutor for several years at Los Angeles City College and loved every minute of working with the students. In addition to English, I am also comfortable with tutoring subjects such as Algebra I, History,  Art, Critical Thinking, Writing, Design (Adobe Creative Cloud), Spanish, and American Sign Language. When I’m off the clock I love to crochet, create sculptures, and learn new craft and fiber art techniques. I’m excited to work with you and help you achieve your academic and creative goals!

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Alex

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My name is Alex Kovner and I am passionate about helping children succeed! I was born and raised in Thousand Oaks and will be attending CSU, Northridge for my Master’s in School Psychology. I have experience mentoring and tutoring middle school students with social, emotional, and academic difficulties. I can tutor students K-8 and help with general academics as well as organizational skills and study habits. In my free time, I enjoy hiking and taking Zumba classes.

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Allyssa

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Hey everyone! I’m Allyssa Reyes and I am a sophomore at California Lutheran University. Currently I am majoring in Communications with an emphasis on Film and T.V. Production. I aspire to become a part of the film industry in any way I can after I graduate. Though I tutor a variety of subjects, my strongest ones include Algebra 1, English, and Biology.  Some of my hobbies include hiking, doing beach clean ups, and watching movies! I also love helping students learn about ideas and concepts that they can apply to their everyday lives! I am very excited to assist you in obtain all the skills necessary to not only do well in your class but also in life!

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Angelie

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Hi! My name is Angelie Laurent, and I am a 3rd year Aerospace Engineering transfer student at UCLA. Before UCLA, I was a student at Moorpark College, making the Dean's List multiple years and completing my Associate's Degrees in Mathematics and Physics. I previously tutored students of all ages at the Mathnasium of Westlake Village as its Assistant Center Director for many years. I wholeheartedly enjoy teaching students by explaining difficult concepts in a simple way. I can tutor math up to Calculus and high school Physics. In my spare time, I enjoy trying new food, watching and critiquing films, and going to the gym. I look forward to working with you and helping you succeed! 

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Anthony

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Hi! My name is Anthony Wermers, I am a senior at Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks double majoring in Film and Business Entrepreneurship! I graduated from Newbury Park High School after completing the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. I am a strong student, and really believe in the power of studying and putting your mind towards accomplishing something. I especially feel comfortable with English and Math! When I am not in school, I am, like many people near LA, trying to become a successful actor. I mostly do voiceover, improv, stage, and some film work! I also love being outdoors, going camping or backpacking, and horseback riding. I look forward to working together to accomplish your educational goals!

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Barret

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Hey there! My name is Barret. I'm a pre-med student currently taking classes in order to obtain both Biology and Computer Science degrees! I am a native Angeleno, born and raised in theLa Cañada foothills, but went to high school in Nashville where I graduated with honors. I spent a year at Middle Tennessee State University before moving back to the area to pursue work and further my education in my home town. I thoroughly enjoy learning and hope to help you find the fun in every subject, no matter how you currently feel about it! I'm confident in my abilities in Math (through College Algebra), English, Chemistry, Biology, Art, History, Photography, and Music, as well as preparing for the ACT and SAT. When it comes to tutoring I feel the best approach is to have fun while learning, so it doesn't feel like a chore. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your goals!

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Daniel

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Hello! My name is Daniel, and I'm a recent graduate from UCLA. I studied Neuroscience and Psychology, with an emphasis on behavioral/developmental neuropsychology. I'm currently doing research at UCLA in the field of unconscious bias, which is a relatively new and popular topic amongst psychologists. My ultimate goal is to complete an MD/Ph.D. program, and provide educational/medical resources to those who cannot afford it. I have four years of tutoring experience, working with children and teens at every grade level, and feel truly passionate towards inspiring individuals through academic achievements. My passion for teaching and learning drives me to be the best possible role model for those who struggle academically, and I hope to continue providing these opportunities for a long time to come!

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Emely

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Hi! My name is Emely Pineda and I'm currently a freshman at CSU Northridge. I plan to double-major in Politcal Science and English. I feel confident tutoring English/writing, Social Sciences (government, history, politics etc.) and Spanish 1. I graduated as valedictorian in high school and I'm currently in the honors program at CSUN. I love learning and I am a strong advocate for education, so I look forward to tutoring you and making it a fun experience! On my spare time I enjoy going on hikes, playing tennis, and spending time at the beach. I can't wait to help you succeed!

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Emily

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Hello! My name is Emily Sneed, I’m a recent graduate from California State University Channel Islands. I majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. I’m applying for masters programs in agriculture for next year. My plan is to have a career in soil science. My favorite subjects are math, history and science. In my spare time I like to bake, hang out with my friends and take my golden retrievers to the park. I really enjoy helping others and I look forward to meeting you soon!

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Emily

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Hey there! My name is Emily Rukstales and I'm a junior at California State University, Northridge. I'm a Chicago native, but I moved to LA in 2018 to pursue a degree in marine biology after attending a school in Ohio for two years. After I finish my undergraduate studies, my goal is to continue on to graduate school, eventually obtain a Ph.D., and conduct research and teach at a university. My academic studies have included lots of science and math classes, and I can tutor biology, chemistry, and math up to pre-calculus. When I'm not studying, you can find me volunteering at the Heal the Bay Aquarium, helping out in one of CSUN's marine biology labs, or reading all sorts of nonfiction books. I have always been a very academically-focused person, and I look forward to helping other students achieve success in their studies!

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Fariba

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Hi there! My name is Fariba Yegan. I recently graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Biology. I studied Biology because I was always curious about the organization of the world around me. Studying Biology also prepared me for my future goal of becoming a physician. I enjoy learning new things and sharing them with others and tutoring allows me to do just that. The topics that I enjoy tutoring are Algebra, Sciences, and English. I love traveling and seeing different cities and meeting new people. So far, I have visited 10/50 states and I can't wait to visit the rest. I am excited to meet you and help you on your path to success.

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Holly

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Hello! My name is Holly Donohue, and I graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and just completed the Single Subject Credential (English) program from Cal Lutheran this past May. My favorite moments, over the last year, during my student teaching were student’s “ah-ha” moments when they finally understood a concept that had been alluding them. I helped many students discover what kind of learner they are, and helped them in the style of learning that worked best for them. For my students that are auditory learners I provided audio books and ample time for discussion. My kinesthetic learners required movement breaks during reading. I am very attentive to student’s needs and I have helped them discover their learning style by working with students in a way that works for them. I specialize in English Language arts for grades K-12, Math, Science and Social Studies for grades k-8, and SAT Prep. I love the arts and can be found at a museum, the ballet or at live theater when I am not working with students.  I look forward to working with you!

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Hugo

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Hello, I am a senior at Pierce College that specializes in Computer Science and Foreign Languages. As a young child, I was introduced to the fascinating world of language learning by my family in Guadalajara. I am one of the two students at Pierce college to ever receive a scholarship for excellence in the French language. As a non-native polyglot, I know better than most, how difficult it is to acquire literacy in a foreign language. I have experienced every misstep, misunderstanding, and frustration that comes naturally with learning a new language. However, I’ve done so out of love for the journey of learning which I’d like to share with you.

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Gabrielle

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Hi I am Gabrielle. For the last decade, I been educating people of all ages throughout the Conejo Valley. With a degree in Journalism and a focus on public relations at CSUN, I have become excellent at writing, editing, researching and analyzing. My writing has been published online and also in magazines. My top priority is educating people to be the best they can be and helping improve grades in English, writing, reading and more.

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Hello! My name is Ilan Harari and I am a computer science major at Moorpark College, where I participate in the Enthusiastic Programmers’ Society and work as a Professor’s Assistant. I love to tutor in math, physics, and English. In my free time I like to practice music and swim- in my time at Agoura High I participated in Choir and Jazz Band as well as Theater Arts and swim team. I look forward to helping your child excel!

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Jake

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Hello! My name is Jake Kelman and I am a junior and business major at California State University Channel Islands. My current goal is to work in the field of finance long enough to feel comfortable enough to try and bring my business ideas to life and start my own company. Tutoring has been a significant part of my life ever since junior year of high school when I initially started working for Danny’s Tutoring. Since then, I have tutored for the Athletics Department at California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo, in addition to attaining clientele on my own. I have a very strong background in Mathematics, able to tutor all levels from elementary Mathematics up through college level Calculus and Linear Algebra. I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve all of your academic goals!

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Julia

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Hi there! My name is Julia Gallegos and I am currently a sophomore at California Lutheran University. I am a psychology major with a Spanish minor and I plan to become a Marriage and Family Therapist in the future. I have a passion for teaching children and youth of all ages! My favorite subjects to teach are English, Spanish 1-3, Algebra 1 and 2, Finite Mathematics, and Psychology. My goal is to create a fun environment where students enjoy learning. I look forward to working with you!

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Katie

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Hello! My name is Katie S. Chong and I am recent graduate of Smith College—a private liberal arts women’s college in Massachusetts. I double majored in Spanish as well as Anthropology, with a focus on global politics. I am currently taking a gap year, preparing for my matriculation into Law School. I have been tutoring for over seven years in many different forms and faculties, and was previously a Danny’s Tutor when I attended high school. I am very excited to join the team once again as a tutor, and can provide my expert assistance and guidance in many subjects and areas such as: Spanish, Korean, English, History, Math, General SAT/ACT Prep, as well as College Application Prep (Personal Statement, Resume, Interview Prep etc). When not tutoring, you can find me exploring LA with my dog by my side! I look forward to working with you, to achieve your goals!

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Kayla

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Hello! My name is Kayla Peralta and I recently received my Single Subject Teaching Credential in English from California State University Channel Islands with a goal of becoming a full time teacher in the Fall. Before that, I earned a double major in Communication and Multimedia from California Lutheran University with a minor in English, graduating Manga Cum Laude. I love stories, reading, writing and watching them. I also have a passion for the arts. I was able to tour oversees and dance for our troops stationed in the Middle East, as well as perform with various other artists over the years. I adore working with children of all ages, and I look forward to working with you! 

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Ken

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Hello!  My name is Ken and I recently graduated with my Master’s degree in International Affairs from the London School of Economics.  Before that, I graduated magna cum laude from Chapman University with a degree in History and a minor in Political Science.  I have been blessed to have worked and lived all over the United States and even the world, fueling my love for all things history, government and politics related.  I enjoy telling the story of history and making it exciting and relatable for middle school and high school students.  I also have a background in leadership development and public speaking, where I will help you succeed not only inside the classroom but outside of it as well.  During my free time, I am a diehard sports fan, specifically the LA Angels, LA Rams, LA Clippers and Anaheim Ducks.  I am excited to work with you as a partner in your academic success!

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Kevin

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Hi, I'm Kevin I'm a senior at Cal Lutheran studying history and completing my medical school required courses. The diversity of courses I've taken has given me the opportunity to hone a variety of skills. I'm very strong and knowledgeable in the humanities, from English to philosophy and of course history. I also became a very strong writer and am currently a member of the honors history club at Cal Lutheran. I had planned to attended law school but later decided to shift my goal to attending medical school. I shifted focus and am now completing my medical school required courses. I can tutor biology, and later once more of my medical school pre-requisites (chem, biochem) are complete would be able to tutor those subjects as well. I'll be bringing the same focus and commitment to my tutoring sessions as I bring to my own studies, and I take those extremely seriously. For my commitment I received a merit scholarship to Cal Lutheran and have been featured on the dean's list for every semester I've been attending CLU. I'm here to help you reach your goals! 

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Lee

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Hi, my name is Lee Feldman! I recently graduated from Chapman University, where I got my bachelor's degree in creative writing and my master's degree in English, although I have a great appreciation for all aspects of the humanities. I excelled in all areas of liberal arts, including history, philosophy, rhetoric, and composition. When I'm not tutoring students, I can be found playing video games, practicing martial arts, and working on publishing my first book. I look forward to working with you and helping you grow!

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Lindsay

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Hi! My name is Lindsay Carpenter, let me tell you a little about myself! I am the oldest of 4 kids, and grew up helping to raise and teach all of my younger siblings, some of whom are over 10 years younger. I have experience with and love helping out kids of all ages! I graduated Magna Cum Laude from California Lutheran University with a BS in Biological Sciences and made dean's list every semester. My future plan is to obtain my MS in Cell Biology and then possibly pursue a PhD. I have a strong background in biology, math and chemistry. I can tutor honors and AP sciences such as AP Chemistry, AP Biology, as well as Anatomy/Physiology. I have taken AP Calculus, AP Statistics and college calculus and am also able to tutor in Algebra, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus and Physics. Because one of my favorite subjects is history, I have experience taking all of the AP history classes including AP Euro/AP World History, AP US History and AP Government. I love writing and reading and have experience with honors english, AP Language and Composition as well as AP Literature. Having taken 4 years of Spanish, I have previous experience tutoring up to Spanish 4. In terms of college entrance exams, I have previously studied for and took the ACT with writing 3 times and received a high score. My hobbies include painting, sewing, cooking, reading up on history and hiking when I have free time! I look forward to meeting you and helping you learn and succeed in your academic career!

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Lexi

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Hi my name is Lexi! I am currently a sophomore at Cal Lutheran. My current major is Chemistry. I am very passionate about tutoring and enjoy helping kids learn new concepts. The main subjects I tutor in are: Chemistry, Forensics, Biology, English, American Sign Language and Math including Precalculus, Algebra 1 & 2, and Geometry. In my free time, I enjoy the outdoors. From playing soccer to hiking trails I love it all. Beyond the outdoors, I enjoy baking and watching Netflix. Some of my favorite shows are crime fiction series (NCIS). Thanks for reading about me and can’t wait to schedule a session!

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Mara

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Hello! My name is Mara Abesamis and I’m currently working on my Masters of Arts in Early Childhood Education at Ashford University. I’ve always enjoyed learning new things, so I plan on making my career out of helping others learn new things! I grew up in West Hills, and graduated from El Camino Real Charter High School in 2015. I was a member of the school’s Academic Decathlon Team during my senior year, and managed to take 10 AP classes throughout my high school career. I am comfortable with almost all levels of mathematics and English, as well French 1-2, economics, and psychology! In my spare time I love being with my family, drawing, and doing crochet and cross-stitch. I also love all things Disney! I can’t wait to learn some things about you and what your goals for the future are!

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Meg

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Hello! My name is Meg Berkowitz. I’m a graduate UC Santa Barbara where I majored in Global Studies in the Honors Program. I had a cumulative 4.0 GPA for all of my schoolwork at UCSB, and I graduated from Agoura High School as Salutatorian with a 4.3 GPA. I was also on the cheerleading teams at both AHS and UCSB, so I know how difficult it can be for students to balance their extracurricular activities with their education! That’s why I’m happy to help students understand difficult schoolwork and form good study habits. I especially love helping students with math, as I was a tutor with the Agoura High School Math Honor Society for 3 years. In addition to math, I enjoy tutoring a range of other subjects including science, history, and French. I recently returned from a semester abroad in Bordeaux, France, which broadened my perspective and renewed my passion for learning and teaching. I look forward to meeting you and helping you succeed!

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Natalie

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Hello! My name is Natalie Dobrinska and I am currently in my second year at Moorpark College. I am majoring in Computer Science and my goal is to eventually transfer to UCLA. I have always enjoyed problem solving and mathematics; as well as communicating and helping others succeed. My favorite and strongest subject to teach is math: courses up to Calculus 1. In my spare time, I enjoy being outdoors and staying active, such as going to the beach, skiing, and playing tennis. I also love to cook and go to museums. I am very excited to get to know you and work with you!

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Nicolle

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Hello! My name is Nicolle Kaiser-Brower and I’m a Junior English Major at California State University Northridge. I recently transferred to CSUN after obtaining my Associates Degree in English from Moorpark College. As you may have guessed my favorite subject is English, however I additionally really enjoyed and excelled in Biology and Honors Spanish in High School and I love tutoring in those subjects as well. In my free time I like to read, write, make tea, and pet my dogs. Most of all, I enjoy helping people and guiding them to successfully learning and having fun with their classes! Looking forward to working with you!

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Nathan

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Hello! I am Nathan March and I am currently a sophomore at California Lutheran University studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. In addition, I am joining Dr. Hoffmann in a research study of DesD which is an enzyme whose function is critical to the survival of many pathogenic bacteria. After completion of my undergraduate work, I intend to continue my studies as I pursue a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. I am here to help with mathematics up to integral calculus, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. When I am not studying I am representing the University on both the Men’s Water Polo and Swim teams. I am looking forward to helping you succeed in your studies! 

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Nick

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Hey! I'm Nick Haddad, a freshman at Moorpark College majoring in computer science. Before that, I spent some time working at a video game studio in Santa Monica. Before that, I was a student at Agoura High School, where I graduated as a Salutatorian. I hope to transfer within the UC system, most likely to UC San Diego, to complete my bachelors in C.S. I love learning as well as sharing that knowledge with others through tutoring. I'm most comfortable tutoring Math, be it any level ranging from addition and subtraction up through Calculus I. I also am comfortable tutoring English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, History, and some French, as well as SAT prep. Outside of the classroom, I love to play video games, hike, and watch movies, especially films by Bong Joon Ho, Quentin Tarantino, and Christopher Nolan.

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Noam

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Hi there! My name is Noam, and I’m a recent UCLA graduate with degrees in communication and psychology. I have a penchant for writing and I've been tutoring students of various ages, backgrounds, and skill levels for 5+ years now. Most recently, I worked at UCLA's writing center to help my peers with academic papers as well as professional materials like graduate school applications and personal statements. I’ve also helped high school students prepare for the SAT, and I’ve worked with adult ESL learners to improve their English literacy skills. I’d love to help you with any aspects of English (grammar, reading comprehension, etc) as well as all types of writing (SAT, academic, college essay, resume). I’m also happy to discuss time management, good study habits and organizational skills. We can focus on whichever areas you like, in a way that fits your individual learning style. In my spare time, I enjoy painting and hiking, and I’m always on the lookout for good Netflix recommendations. I look forward to meeting you and making progress together!

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Olivia

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Hi there! My name is Olivia and I recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from USC with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Screenwriting. I graduated from Moorpark High School in 2015 as the Valedictorian with a 4.54 GPA and still cultivate a continued love for learning and academic growth. My favorite subjects to tutor are most math subjects, including Algebra I/II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Statistics, Spanish (all levels, including AP), and English (AP Lang or Lit). I also love to help students prepare for the SAT/ACT, as well as SAT subject tests like Math II. Finally, I’m super passionate about writing, and love to help students with their college admissions essays. I’m really looking forward to working with you and helping you in your academic journey! 

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Parsa

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Hi! My name is Parsa Zamani-Farahani and I am a Senior at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). I am a Political Science major and a Sustainability minor with the goal of doing humanitarian work in the United Nations. During my time in college, I was awarded “Best Writer” in the National Model United Nations conference at Washington D.C. On top of that, I have earned a spot on the Dean’s list for two years straight.  From my perspective, great writing skills can be obtained by a foundational understanding of grammar and a solid grasp on whatever writing topic is at-hand. That is why I have always been excited to help students with their writing, for once it is mastered, students can express themselves in ways that were previously seen as unimaginable. I specialize in English, Writing, and History. On my free time, I enjoy go-karting, playing music, and being a Sonic Adventure enthusiast. Moving forward, I hope to assist in your academic career, so that you may thrive in the classroom!

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Ruthie

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Hello! My name is Ruthie and I am a Biological Sciences major and Art minor at California Lutheran University. I hope to one day become a Pediatrician! In my free time, I love playing tennis, drawing, and going to the gym. I also love working with children, and have been a camp counselor, babysitter, and a tutor. I have years of experience tutoring elementary school students with subjects such as Language Arts, Social Studies, and Math. I attended Oak Park High School, where I excelled in (and now tutor) courses such as AP Macroeconomics, AP U.S. Government, AP Psychology, AP English Language and Composition, and World History. I find the process of tailoring lessons to each student’s needs and helping them achieve their unique goals to be very rewarding.  I’m eager to work with you and create a game plan to achieve your academic goals!

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Roy

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Hi there! My name is Roy Vaknin and I’m a computer science major on a pre-medicine track at California Lutheran University. I’m currently on the presidents list for academic achievement and am driven to become a doctor and pursue medical school. I’m tutoring in the subjects of mathematics: Kindergarden-8th grade, pre-algebra, algebra, and algebra 2. I am also tutoring in English K-12 and the sciences, mainly Chemistry. Looking forward to working with you!

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Sam

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Hi there! I am Samantha (but you can call me Sam) and I have had a lifelong passion of working with children and their specific needs in academics. I am currently a masters candidate at California Lutheran University for a Master’s in Education and I am a fully credentialed and licensed teacher (TK-8) with the state of California. I have a B.A in Philosophy from UC Santa Barbara and hold a multiple subject credential in elementary education from California Lutheran University. My background is in elementary education and I have worked with students who are on the autistic spectrum (low functioning and high functioning), students with attention needs, twice- exceptional, and other exceptional needs students. I have also taught in Pre-K, Kindergarten, first, and fourth grade classrooms. During my free time I enjoy being with my family and fiancé and taking our dog to the dog park. Being a teacher, I know a thing or two about what it takes to help a child be successful l and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work one on one with students. I look forward to meeting with you and working together to advance your child!

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Stacey

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Hi there! My name is Stacey and I am currently a senior at California Lutheran University finishing up my degree as a Psychology major. I aspire to be in the field that aids the youth with academic confidence and for raising the advocacy for the Mental Health Awareness Campaign. Learning is a supplemental tool necessary for future success and throughout my years of experience in the field, I have learned to utilize and facilitate applicable methods making academics an engaging experience for the individuals I have worked with. I am thrilled to collaborate with you through your scholastic endeavors!

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Tanya

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Hi there! My name is Tanya Nguyen and I am a senior at Mount Saint Mary’s University studying Biochemistry B.S. I was originally from Minnesota and came over to California for school a couple of years ago. I am studying the track of pre-dental and hoping to get into dental school a couple years from now. I also do research and work as a dental assistant on the side. I've been working with Danny's Tutoring for years and have a ton of experience with tutoring throughout all of high school and has worked with kids of all ages. Looking forward to working with you!

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Tito

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Hi, my name is Tito Rosales and I am currently in my third year at California Lutheran University. I am an Exercise Science major with an emphasis in Human Performance. Being the son of a rocket scientist really gave me an edge on understanding Math and Science throughout school. I took many AP courses including AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Microeconomics, AP Government, and AP Psychology. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going to movies, and working out. I look forward to working with you!

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Thomas

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Hello everyone! My name is Thomas Stevens, and I am a current Senior at CSUN. I am a Mathematics - Secondary Education major with plans to graduate Spring of 2020. I have a passion for teaching, so much so that I plan to further hone my ability to teach through CSUN's master's program in Secondary Curriculum and Instruction. In my spare time, I enjoy playing video games with my friends, watching shows, and breakdancing! The subjects I am strongest in are definitely anything math-related. I am confident in my ability to help others learn a variety of math, from basic arithmetic to high-level calculus. I am super excited to meet you all and help you succeed in every academic endeavor you take on!

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Trevor

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Hi everyone! My name is Trevor Egan and I am currently a senior at California Lutheran University. I plan on graduating with a bachelor of science in mathematics, as well as minors in computer science and physics. I played four years of college baseball while maintaining a 3.2 cumulative GPA. For hobbies, I really enjoy snowboarding, which I have been doing for the past 16 years, as well as surfing, which I picked up in high school. I am looking forward to helping you excel in school!

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Zach

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Hi! My name is Zach Tripp and I currently attend the University of Utah as a member of the Honors College. I am majoring in psychology and I am on the pre-med track. My cumulative college GPA is just over a 3.9. I graduated as a salutatorian from Agoura High School. As the oldest child in my family, I have been teaching my siblings for my entire life. I enjoy being a mentor as a coach, friend, and sibling. My favorite subjects are math and science, however I can tutor in any subject. In my free time, I enjoy hiking with my dogs and playing nearly any sport. During any down time, I watch sports and talk to my friends. I look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals. 

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Anais

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Hi I’m Anais Fuentes. I’m a San Francisco State University graduate with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Sociology.  After graduating I moved to Barcelona, Spain where I received my CELTA Certification and I’ve been teaching ESL since then. Ive lived and taught in several countries including Spain, Chile, Argentina, and China. Being raised in California with two catalan parents, I speak fluent Catalan and Spanish. I look forward to working with you!

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Andrew

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Hello, my name is Andrew Mishkin and I’m a recent grad from Northwestern University, cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in history. I’m passionate about education, and plan to get my teaching credential to teach history/social science at the secondary level. With over 5 years of tutoring experience in subjects ranging from English and history to Algebra and Calculus, I’m confident I can help your student succeed in any school subject. My teaching philosophy is centered on not only teaching content, but also instilling critical thinking and communication skills for students to apply to future problems. Outside of education, I am an avid crossword puzzler and film buff. I look forward to getting to know you and your student!

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Athena

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Hi! My name is Athena and I attend Los Angeles Pierce College and Valley College where I have made the Dean’s Honor List several times. My educational background has an emphasis in pre-nursing studies. I am currently taking business major prerequisites and planning to transfer into an Undergraduate Program of Business at California State University, Northridge in Spring of 2020. My passion and love for helping others has extended from healthcare and given me this wonderful opportunity to continue educating and advocating for students. I tutor in all forms of English, Math (up to Algebra 2), Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, Financial Accounting, and Microeconomics. I am well versed in Microsoft Office and Google Drive and can help you brush up on any skills you may need with those softwares. I truly enjoy being a tutor and my main goal is to make learning fun and keep you motivated. In my free time, I manage my own business as a makeup artist and photographer, and I also love listening to music, going to the beach, shopping, and hiking. I can’t wait to work with you!

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Alyssa

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Hi there! My name is Alyssa Abano and I am currently a senior at California Lutheran University majoring in biology. My goal is to obtain a Ph.D. in Immunogenetics for medical and research purposes. At CLU, I am a part of a research team directed by Dr. David Marcey. As an undergraduate research student, I examine fruit flies with strange eye and body mutations. Apart from my scholarly pursuits, I love to volunteer and play with my cat. I even taught my cat some cool tricks! Additionally, I am also a Peer Advisor and co-President for CLU Rotaract. As a Peer Advisor, I help freshmen learn more about academic and community resources available to them. I also equip them with the skills they need to be successful in college. CLU Rotaract is a community service club founded on the motto “service above self”. My passion is to help others, it’s what I love to do! Other than biology, I can also help students in Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry and Spanish 1. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you excel in your academics!

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Brad

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Hello! My name is Brad Billig and I am a recent graduate of the University of Southern California with a BS in Biology.  I am very passionate about all of the sciences and am working towards my goal of eventually achieving my PhD in genetics.  Born and raised in Oak Park I am very familiar with the schools in the area and the wonderful neighborhood.  Outside of the classroom I enjoy basketball, golf, snowboarding, and SCUBA diving.  I tutor all the AP science classes and look forward to working with you!

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Brianna

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Hello! My name is Brianna Medina and I am a junior at California Lutheran University. I am majoring in Exercise Science with an emphasis in health professions and minoring in Spanish. I am a Spanish native speaker and am happy to help with any area of the language. I am also comfortable tutoring biology and anatomy/physiology. After CLU, my goal is to get into a nursing program and become a registered nurse. Outside of school I am a Department Coordinator for the COPE Health Scholars program at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. I oversee and work with students volunteering in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In my free time, I love finding new TV shows to watch on Hulu or Netflix!

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Camryn

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Hey! My name is Camryn Force, and I am a senior at California Lutheran University. I will be graduating in May with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics! In my free time I love hanging out with friends and going new places. Something fun about me, I did gymnastics for 12 years and have coached ever since! I am available to tutor elementary, middle, and high school math from everything up to Algebra and Calculus. I look forward to working with you!

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Cayanne

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Hi there! My name is Cayanne and I became a tutor because writing is an art to me. Each time I help a student uncover his or her own unique voice and style, it is as though the world cracks open with new colors and possibilities. Since graduating from UCLA in 2017, I have spent over two years teaching English as a second language and assisting international students with their college applications and personal statements. While English will always be my first love, I chose to dive into advanced Spanish courses at UCLA with the goal of spending a year after college getting to know my family in Panamá and Colombia. In addition to K - 12 and college English, you can also count on me to help your student with Spanish 1 - 4. When I’m not tutoring, I practice yoga, sing with my nephew on Facetime, and have recently started learning how to write Mandarin Chinese characters. I look forward to getting to know you and your student!

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Chelsey

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Well hello there I'm Chelsey Maus and someone once told me I "have an element of humor in everything that I do". My sister always thought it made me dramatic, but it’s because I truly think all work can be fun, including schoolwork! I have always loved learning new things and love sharing that passion with children. I'm a small-town Minnesota girl who came out to the big city of Los Angeles to attend Pepperdine University and surprising to me the city life has started to grow on me. After graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in Theatre Arts, I began working as a substitute teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District in the spring of 2017. It turns out one of my favorite parts of the day is when I get to work one-on-one with a student helping him/her with his/her assignment. Thus, I decided to pursue tutoring as well so I could get more of this one-on-one time helping students. I can't wait to help your child achieve success inside the classroom. In high school I was valedictorian of my class completing every college level course my school offered. I therefore tutor in English, Reading, Writing, Public Speaking, Study Skills, Math up to Algebra I, History, ACT prep, and all subjects 8th grade and below. I have a huge passion for Theatre, Baking, Crafting and I try to get outdoors as much as I can. I especially love to get back to Minnesota to visit family so I can go to the lakes in the summer and enjoy the snow in the winter don’t’cha know!

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Cindy

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Hello, my name is Cindy Cooper and I have just received my Bachelors of Arts degree from California State University Northridge in Liberal Studies. During my time at CSUN I also completed the credential program for my multiple subject teaching credential. I have extensive training and experience working with different types of learners; including, students with learning challenges and special needs.  I am familiar with all elementary subject matter and I’m comfortable tutoring in: common core curriculum, elementary level mathematics, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Precalculus, Biology, Physical Science, Geology, English, writing, Reading Comprehension and ACT/SAT/ISEE preparation. I have a fun and outgoing personality. I enjoy working with students and helping them realize their potential.

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Dani

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Hi! My name is Dani Hazan and I am a current senior at California Lutheran University majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Family Development and minoring in music. I love working with children and I hope to work with them in the future. After I graduate, I plan to get my teaching credential and go to grad school to pursue a career in music education or elementary education. I am confident in my ability to teach at the elementary school level, English, Spanish 1-2, Algebra I, Psychology, Science, and Music. I am excited to find new and creative ways to teach students and to help them reach the "a-ha!" moment. During my free time, I enjoy playing my flute, journaling, and watching movies.

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David

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Hi, my name is David Hall and I am currently a Junior at California Lutheran University. I am working toward a B.A. in Economics as well as Mathematics, and have a minor in Spanish. I plan on continuing onto graduate school to obtain my PhD in Development Economics one day. I have the most comfortability aiding in math classes: from Algebra I through AP Calculus AB/BC and AP Statistics, as well as Spanish and Economics classes at a high school or lower college level. I also have experience in test taking and can help in preparation for SAT/ACT. Academia aside, I enjoy playing golf and disc golf, watching the stock market, playing guitar hero or with a deck of cards, and attending events at Cal Lutheran. I'm excited to help empower you towards both a successful academic and personal life! 

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Ellie

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Hello! My name is Eliana Serpas but you can call me Ellie. Currently, I am a Business Accounting Major at Pierce Community College. My educational plan is to receive an Associates Degree from Pierce to then work towards my Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree. As an accounting major, math is one of my strongest subjects. All four years of highschool, I took math classes and finished my senior year with Precalculus. Although I am bilingual and proficient in Spanish, my first and fourth year of highschool, I took Spanish 1 and Spanish 2. Besides math and spanish, I dedicated my highschool career to orchestra and band. I love music! I’ve spent the majority of my time throughout highschool helping other students during all of our rehearsals and became section leader within my second year. After graduating, I took a small volunteering job at Van Nuys Middle School as the music teacher’s assistant. This motivated me to help other students outside of my age range and has brought me here! I enjoy helping others and seeing how everybody can learn and grow in any subject. I look forward to sitting with you and guiding you through any problems you may have! 

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Emma

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Hi everyone! My name is Emma King. I am 22 years old and currently in nursing school. My favorite subject is math, including but not limited to algebra, geometry, pre calculus and calculus. My favorite things to do in my free time include hiking and going to the beach. I grew up in Washington state but I have loved the sunshine here in California for the last 4 years. I have a passion for helping people and I am excited to help other succeed!

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Eden

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Hello everyone! My name is Eden Barrett. I am currently in my first year at Pierce College, majoring in Environmental Studies. In the future, I aspire to attend USC so as to become a wildlife conservationist and work to create a more sustainable world. I graduated from Cleveland High School's humanities magnet ("CORE") with high honors in June of 2018. "CORE" is a intensive interdisciplinary magnet that has allowed me to refine my writing skills, explore the world of literature, uncover a passion for philosophy (my favorite philosophers being Wittgenstein, Sartre, and Thoreau), all while learning to view the world through multiple perspectives. In addition to writing, I also love to tutor math and spanish. Viewing education as an opportunity to grow as opposed to a societal obligation has been integral in my academic success, and I would relish in the chance to pass on my excitement for learning with you! 

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Ellie

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Hello! My name is Ellie Barker, and I am a senior at California Lutheran University. I am majoring in History and Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations, and I hope to one day work in the field of diplomacy and international affairs. At CLU I have worked as a History Departmental Assistant since my sophomore year, a job that allows me to help my peers with history papers, research strategies, and exam preparation. Outside of class, I enjoy participating in Model United Nations and I voluntarily tutor English as a second language for adults. I am passionate about writing, reading, learning Russian, and traveling. These passions have encouraged me to study abroad in several countries like Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Georgia. I can tutor a variety of subjects, such as History, Government, Algebra 1 & 2, Chemistry, and English (including writing composition, citations, and personal statements). I look forward to meeting and working with you!

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Jace

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Hi! My name is Jace Decker, and I am going into my sophomore year at California Lutheran University. I plan on obtaining a degree in biochemistry or chemistry in order to continue my education in a medical school. I have done extremely well in all of math and science courses and can tutor any math including calculus, as well as biology and chemistry. I love any STEM courses and enjoy a lot of other activities, too. I like spending my free time playing basketball (especially the Lakers), going to the beach, playing video games, and hanging out with my friends. I love helping people obtain their goals and can not wait to get started!

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Jake

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Hello! My name is Jake Hitch and I’m a third-year student at California Lutheran University. I am a Exercise Science major with an emphasis in Health Professions and plan on attending nursing school after graduation. Throughout high school I took many difficult classes including AP Biology, Chemistry, AP Calculus AB/BC, Trig, AP Psychology, Anatomy/Physiology, and AP Microeconomics. I have a strong love for STEM subjects and enjoy working with other people. During my free time I enjoy playing baseball, basketball, and hanging with my family. I am excited to meet you and help you reach your educational goals!

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James

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Hi everyone I’m James! I’m a recent graduate of UC Berkeley with a BS in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and a minor in Pure Mathematics. I have 3 years of experience tutoring math from the middle school level up to the AP level and have seen that with a relaxed and steady approach, there is no bound to how high a student can grow their mastery. In my free time I enjoy skiing, backpacking and offroading the Sierra Nevada. In non-pandemic times I also love playing live and in the studio with bluegrass, jazz, blues, jam and afro-cuban bands. I’m looking forward to working with you!

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Julia

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Hi! My name is Julia Rale and I am currently attending my second year at Moorpark College. I am a Communications major and member of the Speech and Debate Team. I plan to transfer to UCSB after my third year at Moorpark with hopes of becoming an English teacher in the future. I absolutely love and have a lot of experience working with kids of all ages. My strongest subjects to tutor in are English and Spanish. In my free time, I enjoy playing guitar and piano, reading, and hiking. I am passionate about teaching and look forward to working with you!

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Jenna

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Hi! My name is Jenna Guerrero, and I am a senior at Agoura High School. As well as playing Varsity Girls Lacrosse all four years, I have excelled in Honors/AP courses in all subjects including Math, English, Science, and Spanish. I am passionate about teaching and am enrolled in a Careers in Education class at my school where I have the opportunity to be a Teacher's Assistant at elementary schools and learn everything there is to know about being an educator. I am excited to work with you and help you to excel in your courses as well!

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Joanna

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¡Buenas! My name is Joanna Portillo. I am a senior at California Lutheran University and will graduate with my Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I am currently in the process of interviewing at graduate schools to obtain my doctorate in Genetics. I have found a passion for looking at the genetic code and the “messages” that are passed down (and altered) from generation to generation. I love solving puzzles and creating new solutions which is why I love research. Plus, I get to travel the country presenting and talking about my research! My family moved from El Salvador when I was younger, so my first language is Spanish. Throughout high school and college I have taken Spanish classes and love to share my language and culture with people. I have a lot of experience tutoring and currently tutor in Spanish (all levels), Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy/Physiology, Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Intro Calculus, Physics, and any improvement in study or organizational skills. I enjoy helping others with what I’ve learned and can’t wait to help it with you! ¡Gracias!

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Kim

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Hi there! My name is Kim Carter, and I am a senior at Cal State Northridge, graduating this Spring with a BA in Economics and a minor in creative writing. I took many AP classes in high school (world history, econ, gov, lit, you name it!) and was the President of my Science Club for 2 years. My background has given me the tools to be a well-rounded individual academically, though my favorite subjects to teach are Economics and beginning Spanish, surprisingly. Looked to as a source of knowledge by my peers growing up, I’ve come to love helping others in the pursuit of knowledge and life-long learning. Now, I hope to share my knowledge with you while we accomplish your educational goals! Though school is an important part of my life, I love spending time in the great outdoors when I can. That being said, I am usually found hiking, at the beach, or going to concerts around LA in my free time. Looking forward to working together!

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Justin

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Hello! My name is Justin Smith and I'm a Biochemistry major at California State University Northridge. When I'm not studying I like to watch television shows and movies, work out and go surfing. I hope one day to either be a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. The subjects in school that I am most passionate about would be Chemistry and Spanish. I have been a Dean's list student for the past two years, so I know how to succeed in school. I have accelled in the following classes and so I am available to tutor high school Chemistry, high school Chemistry (Honors), high school AP Chemistry, college level introductory or general Chemistry I/II, high school biology, high school Anatomy and/or Physiology, college level lower division Anatomy and/or Physiology, high school Algebra I/II, college Algebra, high school Statistics, college level introductory statistics, high school Spanish I/II/III/III(Honors), and college level Elementary Spanish I/II, and Intermediate Spanish I. I'm excited to meet you and help you succeed in your academic endeavors!

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Kylie

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Hi there! My name is Kylie Naveau. I grew up going to public school, juggling school work and competitive gymnastics. At that time, gymnastics was my life and in order to pursue this passion, I also had to do well in school. Because of my busy schedule, I learned effective ways to learn and study that resulted in excellent results. In high school my favorite subjects were science, math and history. To this day I still love learning about all of the amazing aspects of our world and how it has shaped our lives today. When I went to college, I understood that my skills in math and science could help me learn more about people, so I decided to study kinesiology, the study of human movement. I graduated from Boise State University in 2017 with a BS in Kinesiology with an emphasis in health education and promotion. I have, henceforth, gone on to become a yoga instructor and physical therapy aid as well as received my CBEST to substitute teach grades K-12. In my spare time I like to read, spend time with 6 nephews and nieces, and go to the beach. I also love to study french so that I can better communicate with my family in Belgium and France.

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Megan

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Hi! My name is Megan and I am a 4th Year Political Science major at UCLA. I am Pre-Law and am hoping to attend law school post undergrad, starting Fall 2021. In my free time I enjoy working out, reading, spending time with friends and family, and baking. I enjoy tutoring because I love helping students achieve their full potential and watching them become enthusiastic about subjects that they used to find difficult.

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Melia

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Hello everyone! My name is Melia Chenette.  I am a senior at The Master’s University majoring in Teachers Education and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I am very passionate about education and believe that it is something every person should find great joy and excitement in, and it is for this reason I wish to become a teacher overseas.  I feel most confident teaching any grade level pertaining to grammar, writing, and literature.  I am confident in my math abilities up to algebra 1. I will also help tutor both the math and reading/writing sections of the SAT.  In my free time, one can find me reading a book, singing a Disney tune stuck in my head, at the beach, or attempting to play the flute. My goal as a tutor is to make sure that those I tutor excel academically, yet also find excitement and joy in their learning. I am so excited and looking forward to working with you!!

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Mikko

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Hello there! My name is Mikko Virtamo, and I am a recent graduate from CSU, Northridge with a BS in Computer Science. I have lived in Virginia, Finland, and California where I met and married my wife. I have been a teacher’s aid, substitute teacher, and math tutor for several years, specializing in Calculus. My experience in education spans from middle school all the way up to college level courses. Outside of work, I like to play and make video games, read, watch TV and movies with my wife, and walk my corgi mix, Taro. I am grateful for the opportunity to meet you and work with you to achieve your academic goals!

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Makoto

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Hello! My name is Makoto and I am a current sophomore at CSUN studying Mechanical Engineering, hoping to work as an engineer someday! I am from Redondo Beach and I have experience tutoring students with subjects such as Algebra up to Calculus and Chemistry! I can also tutor Japanese if you would like to learn a new language! Whenever I am free, I am playing table tennis, cue billiards, listening to music, and getting to know all kinds of people! I am a visual learner so I tend to spend time on showing many visual examples to help students understand difficult concepts. I look forward to be working with you!

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Noah

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Hi! My name is Noah Marx. I am a 19 year old Computer Engineering student who is currently attending Pierce College on a leave of absence from UCSB. I am a guitarist and have a passion for music, movies, and art in general. I also have an interest in math, science and coding. I plan to either return to UCSB or transfer to another UC in the fall. After I complete college, I hope to move to a new city and to work as a software developer for a small company. I hope that through my tutoring I can not only help children improve in subjects that they’re struggling in, but catalyze a lifelong interest that far outlasts their tutoring experience. My interest in math and science was a direct byproduct of adults in my life that made these subjects engaging for me, and I hope to have a similar influence on the children I tutor. In high school, I excelled in difficult courses such as AP Calculus BC, AP Physics and AP English Lit. I studied extensively for the SAT, which paid off when I received a score in the 99th percentile in 2017. If you’re looking for help in any level of mathematics, physics, computer science or writing I’d love to help. The skills that I have developed over my years of study, along with my personability and extensive tutoring experience, make me a perfect candidate for any student in need of help.

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Noah

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Hi there! My name is Noah Millman, and I recently graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Cell Biology and a minor in History. This fall I will be attending USC’s Keck School of Medicine to pursue my dream of becoming a physician. Before that starts, though, I am so excited to tutor in biology, physiology, English, and algebra 1! Now, a little about me--I’ve lived in West Hills since I was little, and graduated from El Camino Real Charter High School in 2015. I loved my high school experience both in and outside of classes! In between my 8 AP courses, I competed in Science Bowl in my junior year and participated in my school’s Academic Decathlon team in my senior year. In my free time, I enjoy playing piano, designing logos, and baking! When I am not tutoring, I volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and spend time with my family.

Nicole

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Hi! My name is Nicole Stepansov. I attend California State University, Northridge. When I attended Granada Hills Charter High School, I was am enrolled in AP and Honors classes and had a 4.0 GPA. While I excel in most subjects, my strongest subjects are English, Chemistry, and any Math courses up to AP Calculus AB. My hobbies include dance, self defense, and tutoring other students at my high school which makes me fully aware of the struggle of balancing academics and extracurricular activities. I love tutoring because helping other students and passing down my knowledge and tips for success brings me great joy and excitement to work with others! I am a very patient person who loves to help students grow and be at the top of their class as well as work through weak areas to make them the strongest. I look forward to meeting you and cannot wait to help your child succeed!

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Niki

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Hi! My name is Niki Roberts, and I am a junior at California Lutheran University. I am studying English, and I have an overall plan to become a high school English teacher. I transferred to Cal Lutheran from a community college in my hometown, Columbia College, and at Columbia College I maintained a 4.0 GPA every semester, made the President's List, and was selected as one of the top eight students at Columbia College by the faculty, receiving "Student of the Year" recognition. I tutor English, literature, and language arts and am comfortable tutoring students of all ages. I love to see students improve and overcome any challenges that they are facing. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with loved ones, adventuring outdoors, and enjoying a quiet movie night on occasion. I look forward to getting to know you and aiding you in your path to success.

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Reagan

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Hi, I’m Reagan! I am a sophomore at San Diego State and I am studying Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. I have built a strong foundation in many subjects including algebra, statistics, geometry, english, and history. I have tutored since my junior year of high school and really enjoy working one on one with students to help them better their study and organizational habits as well as gain belief in their own skills! I look forward to meeting you!

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Rab

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Hello! My name is Rab. I graduated with a bachelors in Chemical Engineering from UCR. I am currently employed at Amgen as an associate engineer. Tutoring comes very easily to me and I am very passionate about it, as I am able to help students learn about ideas, concepts and problem solving skills. Engaging students in a friendly open manner is one of my strength allowing me to understand them and the areas in which they need help on. I have been a tutor since my high school days and I guarantee that your son’s or  daughter’s grade will improve!

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Raz

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Hello! My name is Raz Moalem and I am a sophomore at Los Angeles Pierce College. I plan on graduating this June with three associate degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Anthropology. From Pierce, I will be transferring to a four-year university where I will major in biopsychology. Some of my passions include surfing, learning about the mind, and helping others uncover their true academic abilities. For me, tutoring is more than helping someone with their homework, but an opportunity to connect the individual to the material being taught. I tutor in a range of subjects, primarily Biology, English, Math (up to Algebra 2), Physiology and Psychology. In addition to tutoring, I work as a surf interventionist for Shaka Surf Club where I teach adolescents affected by substance abuse, mental health, and/or behavioral issues how to surf. I am looking forward to getting to know you and aiding you in your path to academic success!

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Sam

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Hello! My name is Samantha Canales and I recently graduated from UCLA with a major in English and a minor in Global and Public Health. I am currently taking a gap year to apply for a Master's program in Public Health. After I complete my Master's in Public Health I plan on applying to Law School to become a Public Health Lawyer. In high school, I excelled in all of my honors and AP courses including Spanish, English, Biology, Chemistry, Algebra, and Calculus. In college, I made the Dean's Honors List for my academic performances. When I'm not at work or studying, I love to read about all kinds of things from biographies about my favorite band The Beatles, to reading about the latest healthcare policies and regulations. I also love to spend time with my 10 year old dog and take him on hikes. Tutoring is something I have always enjoyed doing and my exposure to it started at an early age. Having a younger brother meant having someone to teach and help throughout their education, and this ultimately became my first opportunity to help others. I recently helped high school seniors, including my younger brother, with their college applications and found great delight doing so! I would love to be able to help anyone in any way possible, just as I have helped my little brother and other students through all stages of their academic life. I am really looking forward to meeting and working with you! 

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Sam

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Hello there! My name is Samantha Carranza or Sam for short and I am currently a sophomore at California Lutheran University. I am a Biology major and aspiring pre-med student. I hope to become a surgeon helping trauma victims as my specialty. My favorite subjects to tutor in are Math (up to Algebra 2), high school English, Spanish, psychology, and anything concerning Biology! I graduated from my all girls high school with above a 4.0 GPA taking about 10 AP/Honors classes while playing 2 Varsity Sports. I love staying active and am on the soccer and track team here at Cal Lu! In my spare time you can find me volunteering at a hospital, playing some kind of sport, or watching the US women’s soccer team win another World Cup! I can’t wait to help you manage your time and obtain the skills you need to not only survive, but thrive in all subjects!

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Sara

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Hey everyone! I am Sara. I just graduated from Soka University of America and am now starting my Masters of Arts in Teaching English at the University of Southern California! In my undergraduate program, I focused on Humanities and Environmental Studies. I love literature, art history, language, environmental science, and education. I have a diverse set of interests and a diverse set of skills because of that. I excel in English literature and language. Essay writing and reading analysis are some of my favorite things to do personally and to help students with. I love working with novels, poetry, and essays of all kinds! Beyond English studies and writing skills, I can help out in math subjects as well! I studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain for a semester and absolutely loved it. I feel confident in Spanish and can help others become confident in it too! Although my philosophy on education is always redefining itself, I will always believe its most important to teach not what to think but how to think. Can’t wait to meet you and to work together!

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Theo

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Hello! My name is Theo Buckwald, and I graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies. I love to tutor in English, History, and college prep for all ages. In my free time, I like to play guitar, go on hikes in nature, and go to the movies with my friends. Fun fact I have been to all 48 mainland states, but not Alaska and Hawaii. If you have any recommendations for those two states please let me know! I look forward to meeting and working with you! 

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Valentina

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Hello everyone, my name is Valentina Theoharides and I am a recent graduate from CSUN. There, I received my BA in Liberal Studies and my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. I am comfortable teaching all elementary subjects along with higher grades in English. I love teaching and working with children, and I am so excited that I get to tutor with Danny’s Tutoring! My passions include traveling, dancing, and acting. Above all, I love to show students how wonderful learning can be, and I am excited to meet you! 

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