Meet our Tutors

Student Assistants

Student Assistants

Abigail

Major: Hospitality Management​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Listening to music (especially Country), hanging out with friends, and working with kids ​

 “I chose to work at the Learning Commons because I like being around an environment where people help other people succeed with their classes and move on to bigger and better things.” 

Vic

Major: Education (EC-6th Grade) ​

From: Garland​

Interests: Selena & my cats​

“I became a student assistant because I had experience as a receptionist before and it matched my skill set.” 

Student Assistant
Student Assistant

Yareli

Major: Education​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Pottery​

 “I enjoy interacting with other students and meeting new faces. I believe the Learning Commons is essential to student success. Being a part of it allows me to gain new skills to help other students.”​

Sharese

Major: Psychology​

From: Tacoma, WA​

Interests: Early Childhood, Teaching, and Hair​

“ Teaching is my passion! The learning commons mission is to motivate, strengthen, and support students. When I was a teacher, it was my mission to do the same for children's development. I want to be apart of a team that makes an educational impact on others and to learn how to better support their learning process.”​

Student Assistant

Math Tutors

Professional Math Tutor

Laci

“Laci comes to us from Alabama is a graduate of the University of Alabama (“Roll Tide”), where she received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a B.A. in African American Studies. In addition, Laci recently received her MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain and Operations Management. She has over 5 years of tutoring experience and currently works for Texas Instruments Inc. She became a tutor because “ it’s one of the only jobs where you get to display knowledge by helping others expand their own. Tutors pour into those around them and that’s pretty powerful.” 

Anya

Anya grew up in Grand Prairie and is one of 13 siblings! Anya earned her Associates of Science from DCCCD in 2012, and graduated from UNT Dallas in 2016 with a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics and a minor in Sociology. Anya is glad to be a part of a growing university, and is dedicated to helping students build and hone a strong Mathematical foundation to build on and finesse throughout their academic and professional career.​

Professional Math Tutor

Samundra

Samundra was born and raised in Nepal, and graduated from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma with a Bachelors in Mathematics, Computer Science, and an Associates degree in Information Technology. He made record time obtaining these degrees by completing them in 3.75 years! Samundra has 5 years’ experience in teaching and researching mathematical concepts. He has published one research book, 6 research articles, and is currently writing another research book and research articles. Samundra is interested in research Numerical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Partial Differential equations, and Ordinary Differential equations. Samundra was also the youngest judge to  serve at the Largest Mathematical Meeting, and currently reviews 3 Applied Mathematics journals. Finally, Samundra enjoys playing the guitar in his free time.​

Professional Math Tutor
Math and Computer Science Tutor

Efrain

Major: Mathematics/Computer Science​

From: Englewood, CA​

Interests: Playing music and video games, coffee​

“I became a tutor because I want to be a math professor in the future, and tutoring math is a good way to practice teaching math to others. I also became a tutor because I am passionate about  math, and I want to help people be successful.”

Carlos

Major: Math​

From: Dallas​

Interests: Anime & walking my dog​

“I became a tutor because I want to be a teacher. This is a good way to get experience using different teaching methods and explaining materials to others.” ​

Math Tutor

Writing Tutors

Graduate Writing Tutor

Cynthia

Major: Clinical Mental Health Graduate Program​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Psychology, nature, animals, swimming, hiking​

“I became a tutor because I am good at writing. I love to write, and I love helping people learn how to write.”

Amy

Major: Political Science​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Hanging out with her dog, shopping, and going to concerts ​

“I became a tutor because I like writing and I want to help people.”

Writing Tutor
Writing Tutor

Victoria

Major: General Business/ Human Resources​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Fashion—President of the UNT Dallas Student Fashion Society​

“I became a tutor because I like to help people, and I like to feel helpful.” ​

Madisson

Major: Biology​

From: Cedar Hill​

Interests: Playing tennis & hiking​

“I wanted to become a tutor because I like to help people and I wanted to improve my writing skills” 

Writing Tutor
Writing Tutor

Taylor

Major: Applied Arts and Sciences with concentrations in Psychology and Sociology​

From: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA​

Interests: reading, history, dogs​

“I wanted to work at the Learning Commons to not only improve my own writing and gain some valuable experience, but also to learn how to effectively help others in improving their own writing skills.”​

Nick

Major: Psychology with an emphasis in the sciences​

From: Dallas​

Interests: spending time with family, trying out new places to eat, and traveling​

“I wanted to work at the LC because I believe the best way to strengthen my skills is to teach. I believe that working at the LC will further strengthen my writing and communication skills which is vital for medical school.”​

Writing Tutor
Professional Writing Tutor

Elizabeth

Elizabeth has been a professional tutor with UNT Dallas since 2017, drawn to the opportunity to serve and empower the campus’ diverse population of students. Passionate about serving people from other cultures, Elizabeth desires to pursue opportunities to teach and assist international students who wish to further their education in the US.​

Writing Tutor

Yesenia

Major: General Business​

From: Dallas​

Interests: Nature, Animals, and Art ​

“Working at the Learning Commons could give me a great opportunity to not only help others but also provide a beneficial experience that helps make the best of my education.”​

Professional Writing Tutor

Shailen

Shailen grew up here in Dallas, a few minutes from UNT Dallas’s campus. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in English Literature with a focus in Creative Writing. Shailen also holds an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Arcadia University. She ultimately hopes to better serve and inspire the community she grew up in, and UNT Dallas is representative of that community.​

Peer Tutors

Paul

Paul is a professional science tutor with over 10 years’ experience tutoring chemistry, biology, math, and writing. He is currently researching pnicogen-pnicogen through space interactions using computational methods at SMU, and enjoys cooking and playing the cello in his time off.​

Professional Science Tutor

Stephanie

Major: General Business and HR Management​

From: Puerto Rico​

Interests: Going to the beach​

“I became a tutor because I love helping people.”​

Graduate Stats Tutor
Statistics Tutor

Olga

Major: Organizational Behavior/Human Resources​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Spending time with my friends and family, chilling​

“I became a tutor because it seemed like a good learning experience.”

Garrett

Major: Accounting​

From: Winfield, Alabama​

Interests: Music, movies, and the outdoors​

“I wanted to work in the Learning Commons to help others and keep the accounting material fresh on my mind.” ​

Accounting Tutor
Science Tutor

Emily

Major: Biology​

From: Minneapolis, but grew up in Houston​

Interests: Reading (especially Sci-Fi/Fantasy), and her pets!​

“I became a tutor because I love knowing how things work and sharing my knowledge with others.”​

Jennifer

Major: Biology​

From: Dallas, TX​

Interests: Sleep and Chemistry research​

 (sodium nitrate's effect on human gastro functions)​

 “I became a tutor to spread knowledge.”​

Science Tutor