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LOLA - Physics & Calculus

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Lola received a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. She tutored and taught engineering classes throughout her college career and had been working as a math and science teacher for four years before starting Spark Tutors. 

In her free time, Lola is pretty active; she loves to hike with her puppy, Loki, snowboard, and sail. She is also a botanist in training, with over one-hundred house plants!

Book

The Martian

Food

Tacos

Spirit animal

Penguin

TV SHOW

Psych

Sports

Boston Red Sox

Early Bird

Night Owl

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JAZ - Math

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Jaz earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics for Single-Subject Teaching from San Diego State University. She tutored throughout high school and college. Since then, Jaz has been teaching middle and high school math and Spanish for three years. 

 

When she’s not teaching or tutoring, Jaz spends time painting, learning a new recipe, or exploring different crafts. She’s a crafty gal and loves to make things!

 

RYOTA- Math, Biology & Chemistry

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Ryota received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering as well as a minor in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. As a student at WashU he was a teaching assistant for Anatomy and Physiology, which sparked his love for teaching.

 

In his free time, Ryota enjoys playing basketball with friends, kickboxing, and cooking new recipes.

 

KELSEY - Biology & Math

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Kelsey received her Bachelor's degree in Human Biology from UC San Diego. Since graduating, she has worked as a substitute teacher and science tutor in both Los Angeles and San Diego. 

In her free time Kelsey enjoys dancing (she was a member of the UC San Diego Dance Team) and hanging out with her dog!

EADOH - Biology 

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Eadoh earned a Master's degree in Marine Biology from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and earned his undergraduate degree in Marine Sciences with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Delaware. After finishing his degrees, he has worked as a Science Educator at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

When he is not teaching or talking about science, Eadoh loves to spend time outside snorkeling or hiking. He also loves to curl up with a good book.

 

YALI - Math

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Yali received her Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from San Diego State University. She was a college math tutor and it inspired her to become a high school math teacher. Since graduating, she has worked as a high school math teacher in San Diego.

 

In her free time Yali enjoys going on hikes, visiting new places and hanging out with her dogs!

 

MAGGIE - English

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Maggie earned her Bachelor’s degree in writing from Point Loma Nazarene University. She was homeschooled through elementary school so she really enjoys learning in creative ways outside the traditional classroom. She has worked extensively with children across multiple fields including swimming, ministry, and teaching English.

 

When not working, Maggie reads a book a day, watches anime, and works on her aerial silks skills.

 

CLARISSA - Elementary School

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Clarissa earned a Master's degree in Anthropology from San Diego State University in 2018. During her graduate studies, she tutored student athletes and facilitated an education outreach program focused on the history and culture of the Kumeyaay people. Her more recent experiences include working for a nonprofit focused on STEM education and teaching English as a Second Language online. 

 

In her free time Clarissa enjoys listening to podcasts, doing Pilates, and hanging out with her two cats: Kitty and Tajín. 

 

LENA - Biology & Chemistry

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Lena received her Bachelor’s degree in both Biology and Child and Family Development, and she has a minor in Arabic and Islamic Studies. She's been tutoring child and family development, biology, chemistry, and math for three years. She plans on attending medical school next fall.

 

During her free time she likes to hike, read, and do pencil drawings. She is currently working towards pursuing her medical degree.

 

SHANNON -  Math

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Shannon received her Bachelor of Science in Biostatistics from Emmanuel College in Boston. After graduating, she was a math teacher at Fusion Academy for five years, before going back to school and getting a Master’s in Statistics from SDSU.

 

In her free time, Shannon loves being outdoors. She enjoys camping, hiking, biking, or simply reading a good book on the beach.