Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 11101
Joined on June, 2012
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EducationUniversity of Southern California | Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with honors and a minor in Public Health, Major GPA 3.68
ExperienceI am experienced in college admissions counseling and SAT preparation. I help students choose the perfect university and then get them in. I specialize in crafting personal essays for college applications and scholarships.
My SAT Scores: 2310 combined (800 Reading, 770 Writing, 740 Math); 780 Chemistry; 770 Literature; 800 Math Level II
*English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher - Used TPR and TPRS methodology while teaching at Escuela Rural Mixta Alvaro Contreras and Escuela Lic. Besser Arguijo, Cantarranas, F.M., Honduras (Sept. 2011 - July 2012)
*Freelance SAT Tutor - Worked one-on-one with students to improve SAT Math, SAT Verbal, and SAT Writing scores; Raised students' scores an average of 200 points (May 2011 - Sept. 2011)
*USC Street Voice Administrative Director - Coordinated 15 student volunteers to make weekly visits to Jovenes, Inc., a homeless shelter
and temporary housing provider in East Los Angeles, CA; Tutored 2 shelter members in ESL weekly; Contributed articles for the biannual newspaper, circulation of 1,000 (Aug. 2009 - Dec. 2010)
*USC ReadersPlus Central Site Coordinator - Created and edited the biannual program newsletter, circulation of 400; Supported program directors with tutor trainings and workshops (Aug. 2010 - May 2011)
*USC ReadersPlus tutor - Tutored 13 students in 1st – 7th grade in math and literacy at 32nd St. Magnet School, Los Angeles, CA (Jan. 2008 - May 2010)
*Primary Investigator - Conducted primary research and wrote Sociology honors thesis examining gender inequalities in the household division of labor, decision making power, and social capital in rural Honduran families; Presented research at The Levan Institute Ethics of State Involvement in Women’s Health Symposium (2010), The Eastern Sociological Society 2011 Annual Meeting, and The Pacific Sociological Association 2011 Annual Meeting (June 2009 - May 2010)
HobbiesI work part time for Hands for Americas, a non-profit NGO focused on making a difference in children's lives through sustainable development. When I'm not in the office or teaching, I enjoy learning to cook the local cuisine, hiking with my dog, Julian, and attempting to play soccer with the locals!
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