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Subject Tutors

Biology

Angelo

My name is Angelo and I am from Westchester, New York from a small town called Pleasantville. I am currently studying Biology at SUNY New Paltz in hopes to complete a Biology B.A. Major with a minor in psychology. I have previous experience in studying breast cancer which lead me to study Biology for my undergraduate, in hopes to work in the medical field as a physician’s assistant. In my spare time I enjoy playing guitar, video games, or working out at the gym.

 

Hillary, entering her junior year as a Biology major

Hillary

Hey! I’m Hillary, and I am going to be entering my junior year as a Biology major. I will be tutoring introductory level Biology and Chemistry. Taking science classes are challenging, and there are numerous times when I did not fully understand everything that I was responsible for learning. I had discovered that the Center for Student Success offered tutoring for the classes I took, and I took advantage of every opportunity. From personal experience, I understand how difficult science classes are and, hopefully, I can provide the supplemental help needed to help you guys excel in these classes!

 

Business and Economics

Mauricio is a Finance and Accounting double major

Mauricio

Hello! My name is Mauricio (he/his) and I am a Finance and Accounting double major. I tutor in Financial Accounting and Pre-calculus – two of my favorite classes! As a tutor, I am ecstatic to meet new people, spread my love for mathematics, and help others succeed. I understand these two courses can be challenging, but with a little bit of help, you can overcome anything! I plan on graduating in May 2020. In my spare time; I love reading books, listening to podcasts, and socializing with friends. I am also a part of the Asian and Pacific Islander Student Association and Toastermasters. If you ever have a question, or need some help, stop by the Center for Student Success

 

Rory, an Accounting major and is expected to graduate in the Fall of 2019

Rory

Hello, I am Rory. My major is Accounting and my expected graduation date is Fall 2019. I am a subject tutor for Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics. I became a tutor to help my fellow peers gain important knowledge in the respected subjects. I aspire to become an Accountant and Volunteer Firefighter. 

 

Chemistry

Alexis is a Senior with a major in Biochemistry

Alexis

Hello, My name is Alexis and I am from Brooklyn, New York. I am a Senior with a major in Biochemistry. I tutor Organic and General Chemistry. I decided to become a tutor in order to support and guide other students with their coursework. Furthermore, I love to help other students and gather new ways to approach a question. I understand the major challenges and obstacles that many students face. I aspire to obtain a PHD in Biochemistry. In my spare time, I enjoy playing different sports including basketball and football, biking, reading, and going to the gym. In other words, I'm an active and energetic person. As a tutor, I will do my best to guide and open more doors for my fellow colleagues. 

 

Allie, a geology major with a Spanish minor is expecting to graduate in spring 2021

Allie

Hello! My name is Allie (she/her/hers) and I am a geology major with a Spanish minor and am expecting to graduate in spring 2021. My position at CSS is an online chemistry tutor. I chose to join CSS because I think that it’s really important that students have a way to get help in classes that are difficult and I wanted to be able to help. Especially with chemistry, I found a lot of study tricks for myself and want to be able to share that experience and knowledge. As far as my hobbies, I love hiking, reading, drawing, running, biking, writing, and playing the piano and the guitar! I hope to see you soon!

 

Ashleigh is tutoring General Chemistry! I am a sophomore majoring in Chemistry.

Ashleigh

Hi my name is Ashleigh and I am tutoring General Chemistry! I am a sophomore majoring in Chemistry. I became a tutor to help people understand a subject I enjoy. I love explaining concepts to people and showing them that chemistry is easier than it seems. I look forward to working with you this semester!

 

Dildora is a junior majoring in Adolescence Education with a concentration in Chemistry and minoring in Environmental Studies

Dildora

Hello! My name is Dildora (She, Her and Hers). I am a junior majoring in Adolescence Education with a concentration in Chemistry and minoring in Environmental Studies. I am Calculus and Organic Chemistry tutor in the Center for Student Success. I chose to join the Center for Student Success because I want to help students who need some study tips for these subjects. I want to share my knowledge about these subjects and also learn their knowledge to improve myself. I also want to strengthen my understanding of these subjects by communicated with students. In the future, I want to teach high school students and help them to grow to be students who can contribute their help to make a difference.   

 

Julian is a Biology Major with a Minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Class of 2019

Julian

Hello! I'm Julian (he/him or they/them). I am a Biology Major with a Minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Class of 2019. I am a tutor for Chemistry in the fall semester, and I hope to be able to help fellow students in a comfortable way that a professor may not be able to do, to teach them from a new perspective. I am the co-president of SUNY New Paltz PRIDE! and I plan on applying to medical school post grad.

 

Communication Disorders

Danielle is a senior here at SUNY New Paltz. I’m ready to graduate in May of 2019, and am a double major in Communication Disorders and Spanish

Danielle

Hi! My name is Danielle (she/her/hers), and I’m a senior here at SUNY New Paltz. I’m ready to graduate in May of 2019, and am a double major in Communication Disorders and Spanish. This semester, I’ll be the Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Swallowing tutor. I’m looking forward to working with the students who are taking this class in the fall! Having tutored in the past, this experience is not new to me, and I love helping people grasp the topics and concepts that they previously had trouble with, bringing me to work here at the CSS.

 

Meghan is a senior from North Massapequa on Long Island.She is a Communication Disorders major with a Deaf Studies minor in hopes of becoming a future speech-language pathologist

Meghan

Hello! My name is Meghan and I am a senior from North Massapequa on Long Island. I am a Communication Disorders major with a Deaf Studies minor in hopes of becoming a future speech-language pathologist. My lifelong passion for helping others not only compliments my career choice, but also my decision to become a tutor. I look forward to tutoring Anatomy and Physiology in hopes that others will find light in challenging such a difficult course as I did. I plan to help each student expand upon their former knowledge by obtaining a better grasp of the course material with hopes of enhancing their interest. I’m thankful I have the opportunity to positively impact other students educational experience and look forward to watching them persevere!

 

Languages

Alexis

Hi! I’m Alexis, and I’m a junior here at SUNY New Paltz. I’m a Communication Disorders major and a Deaf Studies minor. My goal is to one day have a career as a bilingual speech pathologist. I decided to become a peer tutor to help other students grow and flourish in areas that they may be struggling with. I can't wait to see you all at the CSS!

 

Arya is currently a sophomore at SUNY New Paltz with a major in Economics and double minors in History and French.

Arya

Hi everyone! My name is Arya and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am currently a sophomore at SUNY New Paltz with a major in Economics and double minors in History and French. I chose to join the CSS because I know how challenging it can be to learn a new language and I want to make that process easier and more enjoyable. Since not every student learns the same way, I intend to adapt to the learning needs and styles of the student in order to help them effectively. I look forward to working with students in improving and enhancing their French! After college, I don't have anything specific I want to do but I hope to be working on improving the education policy across the country or working with lower income students. 

 

Corinne

Hey! My name is Corinne and my pronouns are she/her. I am a junior studying Digital Media Management with a minor in French. I am available as a subject tutor in FRN 101 and 102 (Elementary French) this fall semester. I am so excited for this opportunity to work with fellow students especially to help them strengthen their understanding of my favorite topic, French! I understand the challenges that come with classes, so I would love to motivate others to grow and succeed. I am also an RA in Scudder Hall and a DJ at our campus radio station. After graduation, I’m not sure where I want to end up, as long as I am doing something that makes me happy and benefits those around me as well.

 

Doug

Doug

Hi! My name is Doug, and I am currently a Spanish and Italian tutor here at the Center for Student Success. My major is Spanish, with a minor in Italian Studies. I love learning languages and being able to help others learn a new language. Learning a new language is hard, but with time, motivation, and practice, anybody is able to master a second language! In my spare time I like to read (Game of Thrones is my favorite book series), to play videogames, and to do outdoor activities (hiking is my favorite). If you ever need any help with languages, please do not hesitate to ask me!

 

Florent is from St. Louis, Missouri. A third year Secondary Education in Social Studies major and  tutors Italian 101, 102, and 201.

Florent

Hello! My name is Florent, Flor for short (they/them in English, lui in Italian), and I’m from St. Louis, Missouri. I’m a third year Secondary Education in Social Studies major and I tutor Italian 101, 102, and 201. I believe every student deserves individual, personalized attention; that’s why I love tutoring so much! My goal is ultimately to complete my masters and not only teach high school history, but make it relevant and accessible to every student. When I’m not studying, I love cartoons, illustration, and spending way too much time playing video games! 

 

Maddy is a senior majoring in French and Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations, and minoring in Asian Studies.

Maddy

Bonjour! My name is Maddy and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am a senior majoring in French and Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations, and minoring in Asian Studies. I will be graduating May 2019.

I am a subject tutor for FRN 101, 102, 201, and 202. I have always loved language, but I know French can be really tough, what with the strange pronunciations and complex grammar. That’s why I joined CSS—I want to ensure that you don’t get discouraged with French and can learn to love it as much as I do. In my spare time, I enjoy drawing, writing, and learning other languages—I’ve studied Japanese and Vietnamese in addition to French. I also work at Sojourner Truth Library, so feel free to stop by and say hello over there! I look forward to working through French conjugation with you.

 

Math

Brooke is a third year student majoring in Early Childhood/Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics and a minor in Biology

Brooke

Hi, I’m Brooke! I’m a third year student majoring in Early Childhood/Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics and a minor in Biology. I’m a member of TBA Improv and Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity. I’m also a peer mentor for first year students. I’m so incredibly excited to be working at the Center for Student Success as a Peer Academic Success Coach because I have worked Orientation for the last two years and it has shown me how much I love helping other students succeed here at New Paltz! In my free time I love hanging out with pals, napping, and cracking jokes that are moderately funny!

 

Cole is a General Chemistry tutor.He is a second-year student double majoring in Physics and Astronomy.

Cole

Howdy! My name’s Cole, he/him/his, and I’m a General Chemistry tutor. I’m a second-year student double majoring in Physics and Astronomy. I love the conceptual aspects of science and helping people better understand them. Here at New Paltz, I’m actively involved in the Male Call a Capella group as well as club soccer and club tennis. I also love skiing, disc golf, and video games. I hope to one day earn my doctorate degree and research dark matter at a university.

 

Hoang

Hello my name is Hoang, He-him-him.  My major is Computer Science and I will graduate in 2019. I am currently a subject tutor, math to be more specific. The reason I chose to join CSS because I love helping people.  I want to share my knowledge with people.   When I work at the CSS I also have the opportunity to meet more people and learn a lot of different things from them. I also believe while teaching other people, you also learn and improve your knowledge as well. In my free time I read books, go to the gym, play video games, and my future career is to become a game designer.

 

Reshma

Hey everyone! I am Reshma. I was born in India and have been living in Suffern (Rockland County), New York for the past 4 years. I am currently a sophomore, majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology. After graduating from SUNY New Paltz, I want to get a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science and have a career as a DNA Criminalist. I became a tutor for two main reasons. First, my love for numbers, and second, to help my peers succeed in their classes in any possible way. I know math can be stressful but I am here to help everyone. If I am not in class or tutoring, you will find me hanging out with my friends and family, catching up on reading books or cooking Indian food.

 

Wendy is currently a sophomore and plans on majoring in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Mathematics

Wendy

Hi, I’m Wendy (she/her)! I am currently a sophomore and I plan on majoring in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Mathematics. My position at the CSS is a subject tutor for Precalculus (MAT181) and Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 1 (MAT140). I have always had a great love for math ever since elementary school and I have enjoyed learning more and more since then. Precalculus is one of my favorite math courses and I cannot wait to help others learn about it. I also really enjoyed Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 1 because I plan on becoming an elementary school teacher. I decided to apply to become a peer tutor because I love working with others and helping students learn something new as well as seeing others grasp a concept they did not fully understand before. Some of my hobbies include playing tennis and badminton, playing my flute, and reading outside on a nice day.

 

Psychology

Ash is a subject peer tutor in PSY275 (Psychological Statistics) here at CSS

Ash

Hi everyone! My name is Ash (they/them/theirs). I’m a subject peer tutor in PSY275 (Psychological Statistics) here at CSS. I am currently a junior studying psychology with a minor in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. After I graduate I hope to enroll in a graduate program with a focus on research and quantitative psychology. In my free time, I like playing video games, watching movies and TV, reading up on current events in politics and science, and going out to eat. I’m looking forward to helping foster in others the love and respect I have for statistics, as well as creating more personal relationships with others in the psychology program! I can’t wait to meet you!

 

Emely is from the Dominican Republic and is a student here at SUNY New Paltz

Emely

Hey! My name is Emely, I am from the Dominican Republic and I am a student here at SUNY New Paltz. I am going into my junior year with a major in Psychology and a minor in Women Studies and Sociology. I am currently a Psychological Statistics subject tutor and also a PASC (peer academic success coach) at the CSS. When I first took Psychological Statistics Fall’17 of my sophomore year I was overwhelmed because everyone kept warning me about this class when in reality it was nothing to be overwhelmed about! I believe that if you put the time and effort into anything, you will likely succeed.  I am looking forward to working with my fellow peers and helping them understand that Psychological Statistics isn’t as difficult as others portray it to be. And if it does become a challenge I am more than happy to help them overcome such challenge.