I have an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Science, Technology, and Society with a concentration in Biomedical Sciences. I graduated with honors as a University Scholar as well as appeared three times on the Dean's List. Additionally, I received a Master of Bioethics from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine I love teaching, learning, and the gratified look on a curious student's face when they finally understand a topic that previously eluded them. My goa... [more]
I have experience spanning teaching basic reading skills to young children to the specific skills required for reading comprehension (i.e., timing, annotating). On all standardized tests I have taken, ACT, SAT, GRE, and LSAT, reading comprehension is my strongest section. I am an avid reader and have been collecting books for "Lara's Library" as long as I can remember.
I have an undergraduate degree in which I was required to take 8 biology classes including molecular biology and genetics. I also discovered a protein in a gene pathway when working at Harvard Medical School for which I won an international science award. Additionally, I have 3 articles in peer-reviewed journals about cancer biology and the genetics of cell reprogramming.