Having been educated in private schools throughout elementary and high schools, I attended a small private college in Indiana. I graduated magna cum laude in 2003 with a major in History and a minor in Chemistry. I am currently in the Army Reserves, and I a firm believer in a disciplined style of teaching and learning. Using the maxim, "Repetition is the key to learning", I will incorporate plenty of practice not just to cram for a test but actually learn the material. Cramming for a tes... [more]
Government & Politics
As a parent of a 2nd grader, my wife and I have homeschooled our son for the past three years, and he is well-above his grade-level in every subject in standardized testing. I also have tutored/mentored elementary age students in academics as part of a church youth program.
I took the ASVAB less than two years ago as a pre-requisite to joining the US Army Reserves. Studying for two weeks was all of the time that I had at my disposal before I scored the highest GT score for the Duluth Army Recruiting Station. With a score of 128, I currently have the 2nd highest GT score of anyone in my Reserve unit.
Having taken this course in college, I excelled in this subject in addition to having tutored this subject to numerous students since college. I have also substitute taught this subject in high school when I was a teacher.
As a former history teacher, social studies was incorporated and interwoven throughout the curriculum in which I taught. In some school districts, the courses History and Social Studies are used interchangeably. Having a Bachelor's degree in History more than adequately prepared me to tutor in Social Studies.