My name is Renee and I am an experienced tutor who focuses on a broad range of subjects. I have recently graduated with my MA in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Maryland. For undergrad, I attended Muhlenberg College where I graduated with honors with a major in Theatre and minors in Philosophy and Comparative Religion. My personal research examines the intersection of cultural studies, ritual, grief/trauma, and performance. Currently I am working full time as a subsitut... [more]
I began tutoring both American and world history when I was in high school. I took all honors and AP History classes and excelled in my course work. I strongly believe in the importance of studying history and learning from the past. I also know many students find history boring or difficult to relate to. I specialize in helping to bring history to life.
I excel in helping students develop their essay writing skills. I can offer guidance on effective research methods, understanding an assignment and creating a first draft, as well as proof reading and perfecting an essay. I tutored writing in high school and college. I know the format for writing papers for a variety of subjects. I can help students find their own voice in their writing.
I am adept with helping students grasp literary terms and concepts. I excel in helping students develop their essay writing skills. I can offer both guidance on understanding an assignment and creating a first draft as well as proof reading and perfecting an essay. I have a passion for reading books and writing. I can help instill this in others.
Government & Politics
I have experience tutoring American, Europian and world history. In high school I took AP US and AP Modern Euro.I understand the AP curriculum and can prepare students for the exam. I can help make history relevant and engaging
The key to academic success is developing good time management and strong study habits. In high school and college I took a heavy course load while being involved in clubs and activities. I had to learn how to balance homework and studying with my various activities. Everyone learns differently and I can help students identify study strategies that are effective for them. I can motivate and help students focus and excel in their academics. I teach organization, time management, test preparation, and finding a love for learning.
I worked as a tutor for the AVID program which prepares students for college. I specialize in helping with applications and college essays. I can offer guidance in researching and selecting schools. I can help with building the study skills necessary for success in college.
I have a passion for studying history, world cultures, anthropology, sociology and psychology. In college I double minored in comparative world religions and philosophy. I am particularly interested in analyzing other cultures and time periods to better understand society today and the intersection between human nature and cultural norms. I have experience tutoring middle school social studies and high school history courses (both honors and AP). I can help with understanding the course material as well as expressing that knowledge in essay format.