Melissa graduated magna cum laude from UC Irvine in 2019, where she earned Bachelor’s in Anthropology and Psychology and a minor in Linguistics. She was a member of the Campuswide Honors Program all four years and was awarded departmental honors for her undergraduate thesis in Anthropology.
Currently, Melissa is enrolled at Alliant International University to earn her Single Subject Credential in English and a Master’s in Education. Melissa is a passionate educator who inspires her students to actually enjoy what they are learning, especially because she is so enthusiastic about it.
She has tutored independently for the past three years, specializing in SAT/ACT prep, AP Language, AP Literature, and Honors English. Her instruction is results-oriented and focuses not only on learning content but even more importantly, on methods and strategies that her students can implement to succeed. She empowers students to study smarter!
When Melissa is not working, you can find her taking fitness classes somewhere in OC or walking her pup around Back Bay.