My name is Nikhil Pratap. I'm 22 years old and I am currently attending UCLA as a history major. Outside of school, my interests are politics, law, and sports. Politics and law fascinates me, as well as play-off basketball. I'm very competitive so I love sports and games. I think students would enjoy knowing that I am an open-minded, caring, and sensitive person that wants people to achieve their goals.
I gained training as a tutor through American River College in Sacramento, California. I gained skills in creating a calm, welcoming environment for students and working through a person’s strengths to improve their weaknesses. I learned how to cultivate study habits in students. I observed other tutors to understand how to build rapport with students, how to use different styles of teaching, and important traits a tutor requires. I believe I have these traits. There are three characteristics that I think are vital to being a great tutor: