|Member Since:||January, 2013|
|Education:||Dec. 2012, Virginia Commonwealth University - BA in Spanish.|
|Experience:||● Bachelor's degree in Spanish from Virginia Commonwealth University with a 4.0 GPA.
● Relevant Courses: Advanced Grammar, Advanced Conversation, Latin American Literature, Spanish Literature, Translation & Interpretation
● Full-immersion experience in Chile where I taught high school English.
● Volunteer Spanish interpreter and translator at the Office of Multicultural Affairs of Richmond (formerly Hispanic Liaison Office).
● Over 100 hours of private instruction
|Hobbies:||Soccer, Tennis, Skiing, Guitar, Piano, Songwriting, Camping, Hiking, Traveling, Languages, World Cultures|
Ryan worked with my son who is a college freshman that passed out of 2 levels of Spanish and this past semester had to take the last class of his school's language requirement. It was a double credit grammar and communication intensive course which my son's HS never prepared him for. He was in way over his head and basically had to get up to speed quickly and stay on top of a 5 day per week class. He could not have done it without Ryan's help. His grade improved a full letter once Ryan got involved for the 2h of the semester. In addition Ryan was a good person and related well with an 18 year old that wanted to drop the course and find an easier way to satisfy the requirement during the summer or may term. Ryan instilled confidence in my son and got him to persevere which was probably the best lesson learned in addition to the language.I would highly recommend Ryan as a tutor. My son is very perceptive and would not tolerate someone portraying themselves as anything less than well qualified for this task. Ryan passed with flying colors.