The middle child of two daughters, I was born in Israel and moved to Florida at age four amid growing political turmoil. I was always fond of STEM classes in school and disliked many humanities classes, especially foreign language. When I started learning how to play guitar at age twelve, I found math and music were strangely related. I consolidated these interests and for the next six years, I made professional performance my main extracurricular activity. This climaxed in my final three years of high school in which my jazz quartet played an...
I have professionally taught two main subjects: guitar and mathematics. In high school, I taught both music theory and many styles of guitar performance to my students. At my operation’s peak, I taught six students concurrently, each learning a different style of play.
Last summer, I completed a fellowship at Generation Teach, Denver -a seven-week initiative designed to teach a wide range of scholastic subjects to inner city youth. As a math specialist, I taught seventh grade students ratios, rates, and dimensional conversions. My students...
University of Southern California
2014 - 2016
Since freshman year, I have worked at the USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering’s online learning department. As a DEN Network Operator, I film and broadcast live graduate engineering lectures twelve hours per week.
University of Florida
2014 - 2014
The summer before attending USC, I conducted research concerning the predictability of wind patterns under Dr. Mrinal Kumar at the University of Florida. Because the project involved large systems of differential equations, I taught myself MATLAB and used it to test differential models drafted by Dr. Kumar and his doctorate students.