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Ms. Yolanda D.

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"Hello. I’m Yolanda. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Spanish. I then pursued a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business and Healthcare. I later decided to further my education by obtaining my associate and a second bachelor’s degree in Nursing, graduating summa cum laude for the bachelor’s portion. I have been more...

"Hello. I’m Yolanda. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Spanish. I then pursued a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business and Healthcare. I later decided to further my education by obtaining my associate and a second bachelor’s degree in Nursing, graduating summa cum laude for the bachelor’s portion. I have been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society, which recognizes superior scholarship and academic excellence, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing, and as well as the Frostburg Nursing Honor Society.

I have been tutoring middle school and high school children for approximately six years as a freelance tutor in a non-classroom setting in the areas of math, English, and Spanish. When I have tutored, it has typically been in a fun, relaxed environment, usually in a home or library setting, ranging from tutoring one to four students at a time in-person. Although I have not provided tutoring in a school environment, my zest for knowledge, and drive towards helping others learn, equip me with the tools needed to successfully tutor others. Many of those that I have tutored have been able to improve their level of confidence and understanding in the subject they were being tutored in, and subsequently were able to improve grades on homework and classwork assignments, tests, and for the overall class. Proudly, some students were even able to increase their overall grade by one letter grade, for example, improving the letter grade from a B in the class to an A.

As an avid learner, I have a passion for knowledge and ensuring that others achieve their goals. My personal approach to tutoring uses lesson plans to gradually progress through the topic being taught, but first utilizes a preliminary test to gauge how much the student knows about the topic so that I have a better understanding of where to start the lesson based upon the student’s strengths and weaknesses. All students are not test takers, theref" less...

Details

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

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Yolanda D. is a certified tutor

Towson University, Frostburg University, Biology, Nursing

University of Baltimore and Towson University, MBA

Baltimore, MD 21239

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Prealgebra - Spanish - Anatomy