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Terrin R.

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"Hello, I'm Terrin! I'm a passionate tutor who loves assisting with academic growth and helping students learn. I find it very rewarding to work in a session or over a period of time to collaborate with a student and help them problem solve and gain academic confidence. My educational background and previous tutoring experience have helped prepare me to be a well rounded tutor. I graduated with Distinction more...

"Hello, I'm Terrin! I'm a passionate tutor who loves assisting with academic growth and helping students learn. I find it very rewarding to work in a session or over a period of time to collaborate with a student and help them problem solve and gain academic confidence. My educational background and previous tutoring experience have helped prepare me to be a well rounded tutor. I graduated with Distinction from the University of Glasgow and magna cum laude from Goucher College. I have an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy and a Master's in International Relations.

I have extensive tutoring experience through working at the Goucher College Writing Center as a tutor and supervisor for three years. I received extensive training on best practices for helping students improve writing, study skills, and grammar. I use a non-directive method for tutoring, letting the student guide the session depending on what they need or want to work on. I also use a more direct approach, depending on student needs, which involves more explicit instruction and working to practice what the student finds challenging. As a writing and study skills tutor I can assist with issues of time management, studying for an exam or planning an essay in any subject area.

I am highly qualified to tutor any aspect of writing, as well as English and literature. As a tutor at Goucher College I was trained to assist students with any phase of the writing process which can include: brainstorming, essay planning, drafting, revision, and grammar. My background in both Politics and Philosophy helps me assist students with developing integral skills such as close reading and textual analysis. I take a tutoring approach of asking the student what they feel is best to work on and set an agenda for the session using feedback from the student. In terms of helping students with writing, I give specific feedback and provide examples and models of how students can grow as writers. As a writing tutor I like to not just give feedback and te" less...

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fee: $45 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Terrin R. is a certified tutor

Goucher College, Political Science

University of Glasgow, Masters

Baltimore, MD 21211

Subjects Tutored

American History - Writing - English - Government & Politics - Literature - Social Studies - Political Science