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Jaswinder K.

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"Hello, I'm Jas! I studied Jazz Guitar Performance at USC, and Ethnomusicology from UCLA (I was a "straight A" student at both). During my time in school, my teachers made all the difference in my academic performance: they brought challenging subjects to life with their knowledge and passion for the material, and their deep and genuine commitment to the success of their students. Because of them, I became more...

"Hello, I'm Jas! I studied Jazz Guitar Performance at USC, and Ethnomusicology from UCLA (I was a "straight A" student at both). During my time in school, my teachers made all the difference in my academic performance: they brought challenging subjects to life with their knowledge and passion for the material, and their deep and genuine commitment to the success of their students. Because of them, I became sincerely motivated to not just earn a good grade but to really absorb the knowledge their courses offered me in the hope that it would enrich my life as it did theirs. I was fortunate to have outstanding role models of what a great teacher should be: knowledgeable, organized, and an exceptional communicator capable of adapting to the needs of the students.

I have been involved with academic tutoring and other forms of individual instruction for many years. I started volunteering as a tutor during after school daycare as early as junior high, and have been involved in tutoring and mentoring ever since. I've been teaching guitar lessons for 20 years, taught meditation for 7, and began a personal coaching practice, focused primarily on personal time management and goal setting, in 2015. I have 5 years of professional academic tutoring experience. While I've taught all subjects to students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade, I've focused primarily on English and related subjects with junior high and high school students.

English was always my favorite academic subject when I was a student. As child, I fell in love with the worlds that words could conjure in my head, and I quickly understood that new ideas, and new vistas of understanding, were often only a few pages away. Because of my love for the subject matter, I excelled in my coursework and read books outside of school that were often equally, and sometimes more challenging than what was assigned to me in school. In the years following my college graduation, I've worked as a professional content writer for five different companies, and have written" less...

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fee: $50 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Jaswinder K. is a certified tutor

University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology

San Francisco, CA 94133

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Music Theory - Writing - Geography - English - Literature - Proofreading - General Music - Guitar