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Tutor profile: Megan S.

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Megan S.
College graduate with degree in Journalism and professional writing experience and experience teaching and tutoring writing skills.
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About Megan

About Megan
I graduated from the University of Denver in 2015 with degrees in Journalism Studies and International Studies. I've always been a very strong writer with an eye for structure and grammar, and I would love to tutor people that need help with English or writing. I haven't taken the GRE yet, but I'm currently scoring a 165-166 on the verbal section. Professors in college consistently commented on the quality of my writing. I taught English to middle school and high school Mongolian students through the US Peace Corps. I am currently a...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have over a year of experience teaching ESL to middle school and high school students. I have extensive experience teach writing, especially to ESL learners. I've taught English in Istanbul, Turkey (experience totaled 350+ hours). I've also tutored non-native speakers in English and writing.
Education
University of Denver
Journalism
Bachelor's Degree
2011 - 2015
University of Denver
International Studies
Bachelor's Degree
2011 - 2015

Work Experience

Work Experience
Self-Help International, Director of Fundraising and Communications
2018 - Present
US Peace Corps, Mongolia, Secondary English Education Volunteer
2017 - 2018
-Worked with 8 Mongolian secondary school English teachers to achieve their career and English development goals -Planned and taught lessons with Mongolian secondary school English teachers according to the curriculum established by the Mongolian Department of Education; ran 5-8 English clubs every week -Conducted needs assessments of the host organization and community. -Worked with secondary school students to help them develop skills like leadership, critical thinking, and communication. Also worked with students on goal setting and...
English in Action, English Tutor
2016 - 2016
The Aspen Institute, Public Programs Intern - Scholar Support and Underwriter
2016 - 2016
40+ hours/week; assisted Public Programs staff with all aspects of organizing and producing the Aspen Ideas Festival; responsibilities included general administration and providing support for the Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar Program and Underwriter Management; coordinated all Scholar events; assisted Scholar Manager to communicate with all Scholars, answer questions, and coordinate all logistics; managed all Scholar invitation only events/dinners; served as the point of contact, along with Scholar Manager, for all Aspen Ideas Festival...
URJ Camp Kalsman, Unit Head/Bunk Counselor
2015 - 2015
Supervised approximately 20 staff members, 90 campers; organized staff scheduling; developed and oversaw successful implementation of unit and all-camp programs; oversaw health and safety of campers and staff; coordinated with other supervisors about program and staff logistics; communicated with parents and camp specialists about camper behavior ; provided constructive performance feedback to camp counselors
WorldDenver, Marketing Intern
2015 - 2015
Implemented the social media strategy and email marketing; drafted goal-oriented marketing calendars; wrote press releases for events; wrote and edited internet blog posts; handled online analytics tools to monitor website and social media traffic; worked with coworkers and committee members to plan marketing strategies for community events; helped carry out large community events
Koch University English Learning Center Kids Camp, English Mentor
2014 - 2014
Approximately 350 hours spent with English language learners ; participated in English language instruction for Turkish children; worked across cultural and language barriers in Turkey; developed plans for weekly “conversation lessons”; worked with an international team of people
University of Denver - The Clarion, Contributing Writer
2012 - 2014
Learned the basics of writing an article for a print publication; wrote both feature and news stories; refined interviewing skills; received feedback from student editors
The Jerusalem Post, Reporting Intern
2013 - 2013
Shadowed reporters on assignment and observed editorial meetings; overcame language and cultural barriers in Israel to conduct interviews; wrote both news and feature pieces; conducted internet research on a range of topics; took instruction and feedback from reporters and editors

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