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Ms. Lacey S.

specializes in Harvard Med Student & Patient/Enthusiastic Tutor · female

"I take great joy in teaching and have tutored extensively!

I was a teacher's assistant in college for Anatomy/Physiology, have tutored in multiple academic disciplines, taught English and Math while on a public health fellowship in Haiti for a year, and have coached students on how to develop a strong academic portfolio for competitive graduate school programs. My mother is a School Psychologist, and more...

"I take great joy in teaching and have tutored extensively!

I was a teacher's assistant in college for Anatomy/Physiology, have tutored in multiple academic disciplines, taught English and Math while on a public health fellowship in Haiti for a year, and have coached students on how to develop a strong academic portfolio for competitive graduate school programs. My mother is a School Psychologist, and I feel I have additionally gained incredible knowledge from her not only regarding how to maximize my own learning, but also how to tailor my advice and support to my students for their particular learning needs. I know how hard school can be, and am kind, supportive, and ready to help you meet your learning goals.

Even though I am now at Harvard med, I have always found science particularly challenging -- in college I frequently attended office hours, sought extra help from my peers, and put in long hours both studying and tracking down additional resources. This process, however, motivated me to become a teacher's assistant and is the reason I enjoy tutoring in the sciences now. I understand how it can be difficult, and how sometimes it takes multiple methods of explanation before comprehension begins. In the sciences, I focus on setting a foundation for my students -- ensuring they understand the basic physiology or biological concepts before delving into more integrated ideas.

I scored a perfect score on the ACT reading section in high school and placed in the 99th percentile on the reading comprehension section on the MCAT. Even though I am building my career in the sciences, I have always loved stories and human expression through narrative. I can absolutely help with explanations to complicated multiple choice questions in English/Reading sections on standardized tests and enjoy aiding students in improving their own strategies for approaching passages. Furthermore, from applying and winning the Mitchell Scholarship in Ireland and applying to medical school, I have an excellent grasp on the personal stat" less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 5 miles
meeting type: online (only)

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Lacey S. is a certified tutor

Loyola Marymount University, Health Science

National University of Ireland Maynooth, Masters

Harvard Medical School, Enrolled

Boston, MA 02115

Subjects Tutored

Biology - Reading - Writing - Anatomy - Physiology - TOEFL - MCAT