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Melanie tutors in New York, NY

Melanie S.

Private tutor in New York, NY

Melanie S.526

26 reviews

Education

Stanford University - BA, Public Policy , Columbia Law School - JD, N/A

Experience

I encourage my students while being both realistic and honest. I enjoy helping students prepare for college entrance exams and write admissions essays. I am open to the learning style and plan of action that best suits each student, and I enjoy helping students address their struggles through discovering and applying their own strengths and abilities. I am committed to seeing my students through their preparation with attention and integrity. I am available to tutor students in a number of subject areas including LSAT preparation, essay editing, study skills and organization, graduate test preparation, and public speaking.I completed my undergraduate work at Stanford University in California, where I studied public policy. I now attend Columbia Law School in New York City, where I sit on several boards: the LGBTQ students group, the Student Public Interest Network, and the animal law group. I spent a summer in Kampala, Uganda with a team of lawyers working to repeal that country's Anti-Homosexuality Act as well as working on other human rights issues. I have years of experience in tutoring, teaching, and editing. Outside of academics, my interests include ballroom dance, vegan cooking, skiing, musical theatre, participating in LGBT advocacy, and raising guide dogs.

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Ballroom dance, vegan cooking, skiing, musical theater, LGBT advocacy, and raising guide dogs.

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