Brenda Del Toro

Languages: English
Subjects: Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology
Summer 2022 Schedule: Unavailable

I am currently taking prerequisite classes to major in Nursing. I want a career that involves giving back to the community and helping those who need it. With everything going on in the world, my career path might change. My current hobbies include painting and eating, my two favorite things in life. I was born in Oakland and have lived in California my whole life. My only goal as of right now is to be happy and stay motivated. I don’t like planning my life out because things can easily change. In the end, I just want to be able to support my parents the way they supported me my whole life. Make sure to keep on smiling!

 

Cad Edward Dorsey Jr.

Languages: English
Subjects: History 7A (History of US to 1877), History 7B (History of the US Since 1865), English (Writing Assignments)
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday 10am-1pm
Appoint let: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/cad-dorsey-history-7-a-b

I was born and raised in the Bay Area around much diversity that would inspire me to major in History. I enjoy all aspects of History, although at times the truth could be difficult to hear. I believe we all deserve to be educated on matters even if there are no direct ties between the learner and the topic at hand. My goal is to do what makes me happy while continuing to better myself, leaving a positive impact on those around me.

 

William Golovlev

Languages: English
Subjects: CIS 5 (Intro to Computer Science), CIS 6 (Intro to Computer Programming) CIS 20 (Microcomputer Assembly Language), CIS 25 (C++), CIS 27 (Data Structures & Algorithms), CIS 36 (JAVA)
Summer 2022 Schedule: Unavailable

My major is Computer Science and I am an avid mountain biker. I love to be outdoors and stay active, but I also love learning about programming since I have to use my creativity. I can best help with Java, and know some C++. I am currently taking micro assembly language and data structures & algorithms, so I can expand my knowledge. If I don’t have an answer to your question I’m willing to help figure it out with you! 

 

Alisi Ika

Languages: English
Subjects: English, Communcations, Writing Assignments
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday & Wednesday 10am – 4pm; Tuesday & Thursday 10am – 12pm

Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/alisi

 

Freddie Ika

Languages: English
Subjects: Psychology, Writing Assignments 
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday – Thursday 11am – 4pm

Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/freddie-ika

 

Germ Lynn

Languages: English
Subjects: Child Development 51, 53 
Summer 2022 Schedule: Unavailable

My name is Germ, and I use they/them/theirs pronouns. I’m currently studying Child Development at Merritt College. My passions in life are learning, music, writing, and working to create safer, accessible spaces where anyone can learn. When I’m not tutoring at The Learning Center, I’m working as an assistant to a speech pathologist and as a curriculum developer teaching adults with developmental disabilities pre-vocational skills.  I also identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community and seek to enrich that community with resources to survive and thrive.

 

Leigh Nelson

Subjects: Biology 2 (Human Anatomy)
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday & Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Appoint let: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/leigh-nelson-biology-2/

I am a freelance scientific and medical illustrator, former opera singer, and perpetual student. I am currently applying to programs to become a Pathologists’ Assistant, because I would like a more stable career. Besides tutoring in Dr. Fouladian’s anatomy class, I’m also taking Pathophysiology at Merritt (online), Biotech with Lab at BCC, teaching Jazzercise aerobics, bartending, working for Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and rescuing/fostering homeless kittens.

 

Yulin Ou

Subjects: Math 3A (Calculus 1) and Math 3B (Calculus 2).
Summer 2022 Schedule: Tuesday – Thursday 12pm-2pm
Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/yulin

My name is Yulin, and you can also call my English name Allan. I am a student at Merritt College and an East Bay resident. I speak English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I intend to apply for transfer to the University of California system to continue my undergraduate degree in mathematics shortly. In addition, I would consider computer science as my academic minor. Mathematics has aroused my keen interest since I was young, and I like to learn more advanced mathematics knowledge to comprehend the truth of the universe. Since everything in the universe can be transformed into numerical form to manifest, I desire to do research and development work in the digital technology industry in the future.

 

Gisel Preciado

Languages: English
Subjects: English 264, 1A, ESOL, Spanish
Summer 2022 Schedule: Unavailable

Student and Tutor at Merritt Community College planning to pursue a long, rewarding career in the medical field. Born and raised in the bay area. In my free time I volunteer, coach, and train in MMA to help students fortify their skills.

 

Dana Rhodes, AKA Ms. Dana

Languages: English
Subjects: Writing Across the Curriculum
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday – Thursday 11am-4pm
Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/dana

My name is Dana Rhodes (I prefer Dana or Ms. Dana). If you have questions or concerns about your writing assignments, I am available to answer them and make suggestions that will promote quality work. It is my goal as a writing tutor to help all students, become more familiar and comfortable writing the English language, utilizing proper MLA/APA formatting, developing sentence and paragraph structure, and assisting tutees to write at your best. Remember the students that take time for tutoring sessions and return sessions are the students that most likely will succeed in passing courses with a more than average grade. Looking forward to working/writing with each of you.

 

Charlotte Milton

Languages: English
Subjects: English, Communications, Administrative Justice
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday – Thursday 10pm-4pm
Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/charlotte-milton-communications-administration-of-justice-sas

Jiamin (Meily) Sun

Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Subjects: CHDEV 50 (Principles & Practices), 51 (Child Growth & Development), 52 (Observation & Assessment), 53 (Child, Family, & The Community), 54B (Introduction to Curriculum)
Summer 2022 Schedule: Unavailable

My name is Jiamin but you can call me Meily. I am currently studying Child Development at Merritt College. I speak Mandarin and Cantonese as well. and I’m planning to transfer to San Francisco State University in the 2022 Spring semester because the deadline to transfer for 2021 fall has passed. Hopefully, I can open my own preschool one day.

 

 

 

 

 

Xueyou Yang, AKA Yoyo

Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Subjects: CHDEV 50 (Principles & Practices), 51 (Child Growth & Development), 52 (Observation & Assessment), 53 (Child, Family, & The Community), 54B (Introduction to Curriculum)
Summer 2022 Schedule: Monday – Wednesday 1pm-4pm
Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/yoyo/

My major is Child Development. I love to play with children, especially reading stories with them. Young children always have incredible questions. And I also love to prepare and make crafts with children because they are so creative. I come from southern China and speak English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. In my free time, I love cooking and baking. During the pandemic, I tried to make different dishes. Some are good, whereas some taste weird. It was fun.  And I also love to watch Japanese Anime, such as Natsume’s Book of Friends, Castle in the Sky, One Piece. It helps me release stress and calms me down. I would like to become a caring and inclusive preschool teacher in the future. 

 

Briana Wing

Languages: English
Subjects: Biology 20 A/B Anatomy & Physiology, Statistics, Communications
Summer 2022 Schedule: Wednesday 10am-1pm
Appointlet: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/briana

I swam competitively for 14 years. I was born in San Francisco but grew up in Alameda. I earned a Bachelor of Arts from UC Irvine but wanted to make a career change and am now pursuing a career in radiology. I have taken Intro to Stats, Radiology Survey, Medical Terminology, and Biology 20A: Anatomy and Physiology at Merritt College. I spent six months teaching ESL at Qingdao Chungwoon Korean school and from that experience learned about the subtle nuances that make me appreciate being an American. I am grateful that we are a progressive country that is making steps towards racial and gender equality. My goal is to blossom in a career in radiology and improve my fitness levels to return back to competing in triathlons. Also, I plan to volunteer and learn more about the field of radiology. I enjoy cooking, baking and am an active officer of the Island City Toastmasters club. I cherish moments where I can help others. 

 

Lowell Bennett

Retired Managing Director and Global Investment Strategist with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, both from Stanford University.  He also is a CFA (chartered financial analyst) charter holder.  He is currently working at Merritt College as an Instructor, tutor, and mentor. He is the Tutor Training Instructor at Merritt and works with the English and Math Faculty in support of students. Lowell is also studying African American Studies and Administration of Justice as a Merritt College Student.