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Noor Abdelfattah

Noor Abdelfattah

Year: Senior

Major: Psychology and Political Science

Minor: Spanish

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, organization, and sentence structure

Languages: Arabic and Spanish

Personal Interests: Reading, writing, traveling, and talking

Diana Aguirre

Diana Aguirre

Year: Sophomore

Major: Criminal Justice & Criminology

Minor: Philosophy

Specialties: Brainstorming, essay/paragraph organization, and developing outlines

Personal Interests: Learning about different cultures, watching Korean dramas, dancing, and signing

Aqsa Ahmed

Aqsa Ahmed

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Minor: Spanish

Specialties: Brainstorming, organization, punctuation, and forming topic sentences

Languages: Urdu, Punjabi, and Spanish

Personal Interests: If I’m not spending quality time at the WC, I’m probably studying, painting, watching a movie, at a wedding, or convincing someone that one day Chicago sports teams will indeed reign!

Hanaa Barakat

Hanaa Barakat

Year: Sophomore

Major: Nursing

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, organization, and sentence structure

Personal Interests: Traveling, spending time with friends and family, reading, and shopping

Ariel Dougherty

Ariel Dougherty

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Special Education

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis/topic development, organization, punctuation

Personal Interests: Spending time with family & friends, shopping downtown, eating ice cream, Alpha Delta Pi

Sarah Eden

Sarah Eden

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: History

Minor: Theology

Specialties: Brainstorming, outlining, thesis construction, and the overall organization of an essay

Personal Interests: I've recently started becoming a major Theater junkie!  I also enjoy collecting rare (and expensive) sneakers and streetwear as well as spending time at home cooking, playing video games, and tending to my cat, Charlemagne! 

Aleena Ferozuddin

Year: Sophomore

Major: Psychology

Minor: Biology

Specialties:  Brainstorming & Idea development, organization, sentence structure

Personal Interests: Traveling, finding new restaurants in Chicago, baking, spending time with friends/family

Alex Figueroa

Alex Figueroa

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology 

Minor: Criminal Justice & Criminology

Specialties: Thesis development, sentence structure, APA format

Personal Interests: Running, traveling, and my pug

Kaitlyn Foust

Kaitlyn Foust

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology and Criminal Justice 

Specialties:  Brainstorming, thesis development & execution, structure/organization

Language: Italian

Personal Interests: Talking, reading, exploring, binge-watching 

Julia Gaubert

Julia Gaubert

Year: Sophomore

Major: Marketing

Specialties: Brainstorming, Thesis development, Sentence structure, Organization

Personal Interests: Coffee, Donuts, Shopping, and YouTube videos

Kathleen Harmon

Kathleen Harmon

Year: Sophomore

Major: English

Minor: Psychology and Visual Communications

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, essay/paragraph organization

Personal Interests: Writing, music, exploring Chicago, Argo Tea, and food

Christian Hecht

Christian Hecht

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, MLA format, and organization of thesis

Personal Interests: Baseball, autosports, bass guitar, trivia, reading, and traveling

Cailey Howard

Cailey Howard

Lead Tutor

Year: Senior

Major: Nursing

Specialties: I enjoy helping clients at the start of the writing process with brainstorming and thesis development and throughout the paper with organization by creating outlines and focusing on topic sentences.

Personal Interests: I love traveling, biking, kayaking, shopping at thrift stores, watching documentaries, and eating cinnamon rolls.


Tarek Jaber

Tarek Jaber

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Minor: Spanish

Specialties: Thesis development, organization/ structuring, brainstorming and constructive conversation

Personal Interests: Traveling and learning about cultures and their history, medicine, global justice, and sports

 

Sumerah Khatoon

Sumerah Khatoon

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorm, organization, Bibliography/Citation formation (MLA&APA), Spelling & Grammar, Sentence Structure

Languages: Urdu and Spanish

Personal Interests: When I’m not tutoring at the WC, I work as a private academic tutor for younger children. When I’m not doing THAT, I indulge in unhealthy eating habits and touring new and different coffee shops with my buddy, Alex.

 

Sarah Kincius

Sarah Kincius

Lead Tutor

Year: Senior

Major: English

Minor: Spanish Language & Literature and Psychology

Specialties: Everything, but especially grammar

Personal Interests: Tom Selleck, cooking, running, cows, singing (in the shower), candles, and plants

Andrea Kirincic

Andrea Kirincic

Year: Sophomore

Major: Neuroscience

Specialties: Organization, brainstorming, analysis, thesis development

Personal Interests: Movies, reality t.v.,  traveling, and good food

Sarah Kowalkowski

Sarah Kowalkowski

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Social Work

Minor: Leadership Studies 

Specialties: Brainstorming, creative writing, organization/structure, and thesis development

Personal Interests: Hallmark movies, Gardening, Reading, Traveling, Writing

 

 

Hannah Kreischer

Hannah Kreischer

Year: Sophomore

Major: Political Science

Minor: Sociolegal Studies

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, structural formatting and organization

Personal Interests: Traveling, writing, Jeopardy trivia, and eating international cuisine (despite her lack of genuine culinary skills) 

Samantha Liu

Samantha Liu

Year: Sophomore

Major: Molecular Biology

Minor: Spanish

Specialties: Thesis development, grammar, organization/flow, and counterargument development

Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, traveling and learning new languages, and playing with any type of animal (especially my dog) 

Khadija Mansoor

Year: Sophomore

Major: Health Systems Management

Minor: Psychology

Specialties: Brainstorming, essay/paragraph organization, MLA format, and developing outlines

Personal Interests: Eating ice cream, visiting aesthetic cafes, and walking along the lakeside 

Sara Marshall

Sara Marshall

Year: Junior

Major: English; Creative Writing 

Minor: Marketing and Ceramics; Sculpture

Specialties: Brainstorming, MLA format, thesis development, creative writing, and resume development 

Personal Interests: Coconut and pineapple flavored things, rainstorms, jazzercise, and bubbles

 

Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Global & International Studies and Spanish

Minor: Criminal Justice & Criminology

Specialties: Organization, thesis/topic development, transitions, brainstorming, and outlining

Personal Interests: Photography, boxing, writing, making to-do lists, finding new music, doing crossword puzzles until 3 am, and Bruce Springsteen.

Deema Martini

Deema Martini

Year: Junior

Major: Biology and Neuroscience

Minor: Global Studies

Specialties: Honors papers, brainstorming, sentence structure, and paper organization

Personal Interests: Traveling, photography, fashion

 

Christina Mathew

Christina Mathew

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Minor: Classical Civilization

Specialties: Organization, introduction paragraphs, thesis statements

Personal Interests: Memes, running, Law & Order: SVU, staring into space and pondering random philosophical enigmas, cats!

Natalya Merman

Natalya Merman

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Minor: Psychology

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, sentence structure, and organization

Languages: Russian

Personal Interests: Painting, running, and music 

Abrar Mian

Abrar Mian

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, organization, transitions, and conclusions

Personal Interests: Tennis, basketball, spending time with friends, and trying out new things

 



Imran Mian

Imran Mian

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, MLA format, and organization

Personal Interests: Basketball, Fishing, Ping Pong

 



Emily Miller

Emily Miller

Lead Tutor

Year: Senior

Major: Psychology and Criminal Justice & Criminology

Minor: Computer Crime Forensics

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, APA format, and organization

Personal Interests: Traveling, crime shows, The Office, choir, and Portillo's

Allison Monterastelli

Allison Monterastelli

Year: Sophomore

Major: Molecular Biology

Minor: English

Specialties: Thesis development, organization, topic brainstorming, and sentence structure 

Personal Interests: Mystery shows/novels, sit-coms, puns, the Oxford Comma, and Chipotle 

Olivia Oeff

Olivia Oeff

Lead Tutor

Year: Senior

Major: English

Language: Women's Studies & Gender Studies

Specialties: Brainstorming, outlines, organization, and thesis development

Personal Interests: Reading, yoga, Alpha Delta Pi, painting, dogs (!!!!!)

Waleed Omar

Waleed Omar

Year: Senior

Major: Biology

Minor: Molecular Neuroscience

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, structure

Personal Interests: Basketball, soccer, Netflix, and traveling  

Sydney Owens

Sydney Owens

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Multimedia Journalism

Specialties: Thesis development, organization, brainstorming, MLA format & mechanics

Personal Interests: Cats, reading, photography, playing guitar, and painting

Rajavi Patel

Rajavi Patel

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Specialties: Thesis development, organization, grammar 

 

Matti Porzenski

Matti Porzenski

Year: Junior

Major: Film and Digital Media Studies

Specialties: brainstorming, thesis/ topic development, organization, creative writing, sentence structure 

Personal Interests: Books, movies, spending time with family and friends, adventures, hot chocolate, the holidays, and expressing my creativity through the arts

Megan Prosser

Megan Prosser

Year: Junior

Major: Environmental Policy

Specialties: Organization, grammar, formatting, argumentative writing

Languages: Japanese

Personal Interests: Finding the cutest squirrels, rabbits, and dogs around campus

 

Jade Riedel

Jade Riedel

Year: Sophomore

Major: Psychology and Women’s Studies & Gender Studies

Minor: English

Specialties: Outlining, organization and brainstorming

Personal Interests: Trying new vegan foods, reading, binging Netflix (always looking for suggestions), exploring the city

Emily Robertson

Emily Robertson

Lead Tutor

Year: Junior

Major: Creative Advertising

Minor: Marketing

Specialties: AP style, MLA/APA style, brainstorming, organization, and thesis building

Personal Interests: Sailing, snowboarding, eating everything, advertising campaigns, and traveling

Madison Schaefer

Madison Schaefer

Year: Junior

MajorPsychology

Minor: Management and Leadership Studies

Specialties:  Thesis development, essay structure/organization, brainstorming

Personal Interests: Music, theatre, leadership, traveling, cheerleading

 

Clare Signorelli

Clare Signorelli

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology 

Specialties: Organization, brainstorming topics, and thesis development

Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling and finding great coffee

Jenna Swastek

Jenna Swastek

Year: Sophomore

Major: Social Work

Minor: Sociology

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, organization, and outlining

Personal Interests: Social justice, music/concerts, exploring Chicago, Alpha Delta Pi, and all things Michigan

 

Sydney Travis

Sydney Travis

Year: Sophomore

MajorPolitical Science and Global & International Studies

Specialties: Sentence structure, essay/paragraph organization, brainstorming

Personal Interests: Traveling, watching/playing soccer, Parks and Recreation, reading

 

Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent

Year: Sophomore

Major: English (Creative Writing) and Criminal Justice & Criminology

Minors: Psychology of Crime & Justice and Women & Gender Studies

Specialties: Honors, grammar, flow, creative writing, brainstorming

Languages: Arabic and Spanish

Personal Interests: Traveling, writing, trying new foods, and arts & crafts!

Abubakr Waheed 

Abubakr Waheed 

Year: Junior 

MajorNeuroscience and Biology 

 

Specialties: Brainstorming, thesis development, and organization 

Personal Interests: Traveling, basketball, and anime 

 

 

Kasi Woods

Kasi Woods

Year: Sophomore

Major: English and Sociology

Specialties: Thesis development, brainstorming, counterargument development, grammar, MLA format

Personal Interests: Playing drums, thrift shopping, activism, cooking, and memes