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Mr. Micah D.

specializes in Dedicated Tutor for Reading, Writing, Math, and Test Prep · male

"Hi, my name is Micah and I look forward to the opportunity of bringing my years of educational experience to your tutoring needs. But first, let me tell you a bit about myself. I have worked for many years with students from different age levels and across many different areas of interest. I completed my B.A. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2007, where I graduated summa cum laude. During more...

"Hi, my name is Micah and I look forward to the opportunity of bringing my years of educational experience to your tutoring needs. But first, let me tell you a bit about myself. I have worked for many years with students from different age levels and across many different areas of interest. I completed my B.A. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2007, where I graduated summa cum laude. During college, I worked as a writing tutor for students seeking to help with a variety of different kinds of assignments. After graduation, I worked to implement curricula of personal development and leadership training among both middle and high school students. More recently during my doctoral work at the University of Miami (where I graduated with honors), I spent four years designing and teaching my own classes, in addition to grading my students' assignments and meeting with those requiring individual attention outside of the classroom. This experience allows me to bring a unique set of skills to my tutoring.

I am very passionate about teaching, and love the experience of helping a student realize that he or she is capable of understanding what before was thought to be too difficult. I am whole-heartedly dedicated to the success of my students, and work tirelessly to present the material in the clearest possible way. Academic success does not come from rote memorization; it comes from understanding the concepts and being able to put things in one's own words. Towards this end, I strive to make sure that my students have mastered, and not merely memorized, the material. I arrive punctual and well-prepared for my sessions, and I ask for my students to do the same.

At the moment, I tutor primarily in middle and high school math, though I also have experience as a tutor for the ACT and have seen the improvement in test scores of several of my students. As one recent example, I was able to help one student raise her ACT score from a 21 to a 28. She now has the highest level of TOPS, and is eligible for a varie" less...

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fee: $40 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 30 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Micah D. is a certified tutor

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Philosophy

University of Miami, PhD

Carencro, LA 70520

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Algebra 2 - Grammar - Geometry - Prealgebra - Reading - Writing - English - Literature - Proofreading - GED - ACT Reading - ACT English - ACT Math - ACT Science - Elementary Math - Elementary Science - Study Skills - Logic