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Megan tutors in Nashville, TN

Megan E.

Private tutor in Nashville, TN

Education

Political Science Major at the George Washington University with minors in Spanish and Public Health, graduated in 2014 Completed all pre-medical requisites Awarded the Presidential Academic Scholarship to attend GWU due to merit-based accomplishments

Experience

SAT score: 2130 Former Health Educator in Washington D.C. public and charter schools-- taught 9th grade students sexual education - Spent 1 year doing HIV research in Cape Town, South Africa for the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation; researched focused around teens/adolescents born with HIV - Published a paper on the socio-behavioral effects of HIV among vulnerable populations in South Africa - Co-wrote a healthcare transition program for perinatally infected teens and adolescents at an HIV clinic in a township in Cape Town, South Africa - Currently writing a paper with Vanderbilt University on chronic pain and its role in the global burden of disease; this will be my second published paper - Currently doing research at Vanderbilt University for a global health organization that focuses on cost/access to surgery and anesthesia in low-income country - I was invited last year to present on global surgery on behalf of my non-profit organization at the Global Health Innovation Conference at Yale University. - I have a lot of experience with academic writing and have written several grant proposals. - My research-based work allows me to have a flexible schedule - I love working with kids, adolescents/teens and helping them better understand difficult subjects - In high school, I took: AP Biology, AP Spanish, AP English & Literature, AP European History, AP US History, AP Chemistry & AP Calculus AB - During undergrad, I took a number of Public health courses, Spanish courses, pre-medical requirements including Physics, Calculus, Biology, General Chemistry & Organic Chemistry, Political Science courses, and more. - I'm extremely patient with anyone around me, very friendly, and very understanding. I know that a lot of the subjects in school can be difficult and I believe that having a tutor who is understanding and who is willing to work at any pace is the key to seeing an improvement in academic performance.

Availability

Mon/Wed/Fri at any time, Weekends in the morning, Weekends in the afternoon

Can Meet

Up to 20 minutes away for no additional charge

Hobbies

- I love music; studied music theory and played piano at Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music throughout my high school years. I also played the alto saxophone in my high school jazz band. I currently continue to recreationally play piano and explore a variety of genres. - I love to cook; I find the process of cooking is very similar to scientific procedures (however slightly more relaxed!) - I'm very passionate about public health and global public health. - I am an avid reader; some of my favorite news publications include the New Yorker, the New York Times, National Geographic, the Washington Post, BBC, Al-Jazeera, Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and more. Some of my favorite authors include Zadie Smith, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Toni Morrison, Ernest Hemingway, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Elie Wiesel, and more. I also enjoy reading excerpts that highlight 20th century political thought including pieces from Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex", pieces from various works by Michel Foucault, and works by W.E.B. DuBois.

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