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Tutor profile: Alex L.

Alex L.
PhD Student with 1.5 years teaching experience and 6 years tutoring experience.
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About Alex

About Alex
I am a PhD student at the University of Missouri, St. Louis studying the evolution of pollination systems in these really neat flowers found in the Andes of South America. My research allows me to do what I love-explore nature and be outdoors. In my spare time I love playing and watching sports-mainly soccer, reading of any kind, walking with my dog, going on adventures with friends, and of course doing anything in nature. If I’m not knee deep in mud and surrounded by venomous snakes, then I’m planning my next trip. As a tutor I strive to make...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I started my tutoring in high school when my math teacher nominated me to help a few classmates. From there I branched out and did a little private tutoring through word-of-mouth. I tutored Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus. During my undergraduate, I worked for the Writing Center at my university. This job focused on helping fellow college students in everything from ESL development, to grammar and sentence structure, to literature analysis, and essay and application writing. After college, I joined Varsity Tutoring and worked with clients both...
University of Missouri
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2018 - 2022
University of California - San Diego
Ecology, Behavior and Evolution
Bachelor's Degree
2012 - 2017

Work Experience

Work Experience
Varsity Tutor, Personal Tutor
2014 - 2018
One-on-one tutoring mainly with high school and college level students. I covered everything from writing to math to biology and to test prep.
Writing Center, University of California, San Diego, Writing Tutor
2013 - 2015
I was nominated by my humanities professor to tutor at the Writing Center at my undergraduate university. I helped fellow college students with basic grammar and writing, essay composition, literature analysis, and application writing.

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