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Jaclyn delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 12+

Teaching since:
August 2012

*** Meet the Tutor ***

Truth be told, personalities blending well is often more important to a good tutor-student team than any qualifications, so let's start here.

I'm an avid reader, gamer, and writer, and I'm a casual cosplayer (meaning I make and wear costumes from multimedia stories at conventions). Students with an interest in the typically "nerdy" subjects and hobbies have enjoyed my tutoring in the past, as much as I enjoy teaching them.

But I am also a tutor, so I am an intellectual at heart. In short, I can show equal enthusiasm discussing the meaning of warfare in the latest Wonder Woman film as I would captioning a screenshot of a video game.

*** Tutoring Experience & Style ***

I gained my level two CRLA tutoring certification while attending Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). In my tutoring experience, I have instructed second graders up to adult students on various topics. Even so, most of my students have been from middle school to high school in age.

While acquiring my tutoring certification, I also composed study guides on select topics for the university's learning center. The subjects I've tutored range from English literature, writing, reading comprehension, study and computer skills, SAT reading and writing preparation, pre-algebra, Microsoft Office, and geometry.

I have also worked with students with IEP's, learning disabilities, or English as a non-native language, but please note that I am not specifically certified to do so.

My tutoring sessions have varied from hour long sessions once a week to three-hour sessions five days a week. In all cases, I have always sent reports to parents and/or teachers for each session.

*** Lesson Details ***

Overall, my tutoring methods involve tailoring lessons to fit a student's learning style. This has proven to help them to realize they can accomplish what they once believed was too difficult and equips them with an understanding of how to best apply their skills to any obstacle.

My goal as a tutor isn't just to teach each student, but to show them how to enjoy learning and provide them with the confidence to be self-reliant both in school and in life.

*** Travel Equipment ***

• Citation handbook
• World history
• Creative writing guides
• Writing prompts and exercises

Other Supplies
• Pens, pencils, erasers, and highlighters
• Notebooks
• Assorted writing prompt supplies

*** Specialties ***
• British Literature
• American Literature
• Postcolonial Literature
• Creative writing (fiction)
• Poetry fundamentals
• Screen and playwriting fundamentals
• Narrative design

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Writing & Storytelling Panelist
Oct 2015 - Present
Volunteer Work (Conventions across New England)

• Host discussion panels on several storytelling topics to audiences of various ages & size
• Create a presentation to cover the subject and suit the given time frame
• Set up and break down presentation supplies in a timely fashion
• Compose panel proposals on subject matter, relevance to the convention audience, and the resources needed

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Academic Tutor
Jul 2013 - Apr 2015
Educational Success Tutoring Services

• Instruct students in SAT, SSAT, and general test preparation
• Review academic papers and provide constructive feedback
• Accommodate learning disabilities in lesson plans
• Submit lesson summaries to parents digitally
• Provide brief lessons for students to work on outside of tutoring
• Compose syllabi for long term students learning multiple subjects

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Oct 2012 - May 2013
Character Creation Workshop

Arrange meetings, design writing exercises, establish and uphold workshop rules, and provide creative writing guidelines and resources.

Editor of The SNHU Literary Magazine
Aug 2012 - May 2013
The Manatee (SNHU Literary Magazine)

• Review student submitted literary or visual works and provide feedback regarding their suitability for publication
• Discuss feedback and magazine progress in review sessions throughout the editing period

Writing Tutor
Aug 2012 - May 2013
Southern New Hampshire University Learning Center

• Guide students (college, ELL, or adult learners) in revision of assigned papers
• Compose written study guides on select topics for the SNHU Learning Center
• Participate in courses to refine and practice tutoring techniques
• Submit written lesson summaries to writing tutor coordinator

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B.A. in Creative Writing
Aug 2009 - May 2013
Southern New Hampshire University


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


CRLA Level 2 Certification
May 2013
College Reading & Learning Association

License Program # NH-0584_A1


National Society of High School Scholars
May 2009

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.

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Photo by Jaclyn B.

Photo by Jaclyn B.

Photo by Jaclyn B.


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