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Ashley S.

Private tutor in Alabaster, AL


I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Alabama in Political Science, graduating in May 2016 with a 4.0 GPA. I graduated with my BA in International Relations and Political Science from Samford University with a 4.0 GPA in 2006. I have also trained with a test prep company to teach ACT, SAT, and PSAT prep and I have taught and tutored several of these courses.


Teaching Experience: -Instructor at University of Alabama (2008-present); courses taught: Intro to American Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Methods of Political Science -Teacher for Kaplan Test Prep (2014-present); courses taught: ACT prep, PSAT prep Tutoring Experience: -Private tutor for Kaplan Test Prep for ACT, PSAT -Private tutor for UAB courses in Political Science, International Studies and History (2013-present) What I am qualified to tutor: I have undergone training with Kaplan Test Prep for tutoring one-on-one for the SAT, ACT, PSAT and many AP courses. I have also taught courses on ACT and PSAT prep. In addition to test content, I teach test strategy--where to spend time to get the most points, what to prioritize in your studying, etc. My concentration in political science has been interdisciplinary, meaning I have taken a wide array of history courses on top of international studies and political science courses. I am qualified to teach any course within political science, international studies/relations, and history at the college level or below. Awards and honors: (a) Fellowships -Graduate Council Fellowship, University of Alabama, 2007-2008 (b) Travel Grants -University of Alabama Graduate School and Political Science Department for travel to the ISA-NE conference, 2008 -University of Alabama Graduate School and Political Science Department for travel to the Midwest Political Science Association conference, 2010 (c) Awards -Jackson Academic Debate Scholarship, Samford University -University Scholar Scholarship, Samford University -Political Science Outstanding Student (2002-2006), Samford University -Tower Medal (award for highest Political Science GPA for three years), Samford University (d) Assistantships Departmental assistantship, University of Alabama 2008-2012


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I enjoy keeping up with current events and reading. In my down time, I spend time with my two dogs and play too many video games. I also love going to the movies and incorporate many pop culture references into my teaching--it helps keep students interested.

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