Kennesaw State University – B.A., Sociology
Hi, I’m Fili. I’ve lived in over four different countries, and I have had the opportunity to tutor both in a civilian and military setting, and to work with a variety of people from all over the world. As a tutor, I strive to address each student’s unique way of learning by carefully identifying his or her learning style and making necessary adjustments towards achieving that crucial theoretical and practical connection. Students can be sure they’ll receive nothing short of my focused and committed effort towards their success because of my passion for what I do. Ultimately, I believe uncovering the purpose behind any type of learning makes all the difference in anyone’s educational experience, which is why effectively communicating the “why” behind every “what” serves as the central piece in my tutoring strategy.
COMPASS TEST/ACCUPLACER TEST: 92%
Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Biology, Environmental Science, Economics, World Geography, World History, American History, Sociology, Political Science, English, Writing skills, French, SAT, ASVAB, COMPASS, ACCUPLACER
Colorado State University – B.S., Project Management (specialization in infrastructure security, hazard mitigation, and environmental concerns)
I’m an Atlanta native but was born in Germany. I earned my bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and am currently under review for readmission to Georgia Tech for my master’s degree in environmental engineering. I speak French, and I am working on improving my German and Spanish. My formal tutoring experience began in Savannah, Georgia with a large Brazilian community and the necessity of English proficiency. English as a second language tutoring is always interesting because you have to find a common language somewhere between English and, in this case, Portuguese and lead the student back the way you came. I’m a huge believer in knowing what level my students are and how they process their material. Tutoring will never have a cookie-cutter formula! I’m not there to be a boss or supervisor, nor a friend: I’m a guide, and every trip has its own requirements.
French, AP French Literature, AP French History, English, SAT, Latin, Writing, Study Skills, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP US History, AP World History, AP Environmental Science, SAT II: Literature, SAT II: US History, SAT II: World History, SAT II: French