Tutor profile: Ben E.
College-level tutor with student-specific teaching styles
I am a graduating senior at Columbia University studying Neuroscience. Growing up in a home of educators (my father is a writing center director and my mother a children's dance teacher), teaching has always both surrounded and fulfilled me. I find joy in helping a student identify their specific barriers to comprehension and working through them in the ways that work best for the student, with spectacular results! I believe that each student has different learning styles and use all of the skills in my arsenal from experience as a tutor...
Throughout high school, I worked as a teaching assistant in a 3rd grade classroom as part of The GO Project, an academic enrichment program that provide academic and social support to struggling students as part of a "6th day of school." In college, I carried on this passion by working as a tutor for Columbia's student-athletes, whom I have tutored in subjects ranging from biology to international politics to music history, as well as performing private tutoring. I have also served as a Teaching Assistant for the Psychology Department at...
2016 - 2020
Columbia Business School, Behavioral Research Lab, Research Assistant
2018 - Present
Assist in lab duties including experimental roles, data scoring, grant proposals, and participant coordination
Columbia Athletics Department, Columbia University, Student-Athlete Tutor
2018 - 2020
Courses tutored: Literature Humanities, Contemporary Civilizations (philosophy), Masterpieces of Western Music, Science of Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology I, Social & Personality Psychology, Introduction to International Politics, US Foreign Policy
Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Teaching Assistant (Introduction to Social Cognition)
2019 - 2019
Held office hours and review sessions to assist students with course material, performed quiz and exam grading
Metacognition and Memory Lab, Columbia University, Research Assistant
2018 - 2018
Performed data collection in field experiment investigating different methods of learning from error among middle school students
The GO Project, Teaching Assistant
2014 - 2016
Provided third grade students with academic and social support through a weekly academic enrichment program
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