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Tutor profile: Sophie Y.

Sophie Y.
Passionate Tutor of 10 Years | Graduate Student at Cornell University with a B.S in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University
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About Sophie
I graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Chemical Engineering and I am currently a graduate student at Cornell University. I absolutely enjoy teaching as I love breaking down complex concepts into simpler ones that students can easily understand. Being a tutor gives you a priceless experience of growing with the student and seeing them achieve the best of their potential. The best feeling is when I see my students grasp concepts a lot faster than day one and start enjoying the subject more than ever! Leave a message if you'd like...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I started teaching in 2011 and have experience in teaching the subjects below. I also consult for businesses (Healthcare, Food, Biotechnology, Agriculture) on the side, provide career counselling (e.g. resume/CV/cover letter building, interviewing, negotiation), and college application advice (e.g. Personal Statements, Recommendation Letters, strategy to get into Ivy League schools and more!). I would love to help you in any of these!
Cornell University
Food Science
Master's Degree
2021 - 2022
Purdue University
Chemical Engineering
Bachelor's Degree
2013 - 2017

Work Experience

Work Experience
Brighton Connection, Tutor
2020 - Present
Provide one-on-one academic support for underprivileged youths and children from a range of backgrounds and abilities (Subjects: English, Math, Mandarin)
Abbott Laboratories, Key Account Manager
2018 - 2021
Sales, Marketing, Account Management, Customer Relationship Management and Business Development, Sales Data Analysis, Market Research
FrieslandCampina, Food Process Engineer and Product Developer
2017 - 2017
Food Engineering, Processing & Simulation, Formulation, Food Chemistry
Purdue University Women In Engineering, Lead Mentor
2014 - 2017
I coached over 200 undergraduate students to help them assimilate into college engineering life which increased yearly program retention rates. I also led STEM outreach activities to mentor and inspire incoming students to become better engineers.

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