Brenda Del Toro

Languages: English

Subjects: Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology, Chemistry 30A (Face-to-Face ONLY)

Spring 2023 Schedule:

Appointment link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/brenda-del-toro

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)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday 9am-1pm; Wednesday 1pm-2pm

Appointment link: 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), Math 3F (Differential Equations)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Friday 10am-12pm

Appointment link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/william-golovlev-cis-java

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!

Eric Long

Languages: English

Subjects: Microbiology

Spring 2023 Schedule: Monday 2pm-5pm, Friday 11am-2pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/eric-long

My name is Eric Long, and I am a recent graduate of UCSD. I am currently taking some prerequisite courses to apply to Optometry School. I was born and raised in the Bay Area. In my free time, I love going to the beach, hiking, and traveling. Some countries I have been to are Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, Spain, France, Mexico, and Canada. One of my goals is to visit all the countries in the world. If you need any help with Microbiology, please feel free to reach out!

Freddie Ika

Languages: Tongan & English

Subjects: Psychology and English, specializing in MLA, APA, Chicago 17 & Turabian formats

Fall 2022 Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11am – 1pm

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

My Name is Freddie Ika, and I will work in the Learning Center as a psychology tutor. I hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and a Minor in Psychology. Furthermore, I have a Master of Social Work (MSW) emphasis in clinical. I am a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology with an emphasis in Performance. For this Fall 2022 semester, I will work closely with students who come into the learning center with writing assignments across all disciplines.

My Vo

Languages: English

Subjects: Biology 1 (General Biology) ASME 30 – Asian & Asian-Americans Through Film)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday 12p-2p, Friday 1pm-3pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/my-vo

Professor Minyoung (Michelle) Lee

Subjects: Statistics

Spring 2023 Schedule: Friday 3pm-4pm

Appointment Link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/professor-minyoung-michelle-lee

Eve Arguette

Subjects: Biology 20A

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday 11am-1pm, Wednesday 12pm-3pm

Appointment Link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/eve-aruguete

Fear not, Eve is here to help you with your Biology and Physiology. Like many folks here at Merritt my focus is nursing. Nursing will be my second degree, my first degree was in fine arts. I ride an electric cargo bike and enjoy nature and animals. I know it seems hard sometimes, but I believe you can do it!  My goal is to help you gain confidence so that you ace exams and have a strong sense of accomplishment.

Professor Rebecca Uhlman

Subjects: Math

Spring 2023 Schedule: 

Zoom Link: https://peralta-edu.zoom.us/j/92679331279?pwd=YTFKNFdzRm1OVGZhZEJZNTZnNXEzdz09

    • Meeting ID: 926 7933 1279
    • Passcode: 2223

Professor Dan Lawson

Subjects: Math

Spring 2023 Schedule: Monday – Thursday 11:30am-12:30pm

Appointment Link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/professor-dan-lawson-math-statistics

John Aidun

Subjects: Intro Statistics, Medical Terminology. I am also willing to tutor any courses in Math, Physics, or Geology.

Spring 2023 Schedule: Monday 1pm-3pm, Tuesday 11am-1pm, Wednesday 10am-12pm, Friday 10am-12pm

Appointment Link: https://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/john-aidun

I recently retired from a U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory where I managed Ph.D. researchers investigating new materials and material behaviors for batteries, other energy storage methods, and technologies for future computers with expanded capabilities. My interest now is to help citizens better understand the science and technology that effects our lives daily. My goal as a volunteer tutor at MCC is to help students improve their proficiency with the science and math taught in their courses. Based on my knowledge and experience, I am able to provide assistance in any of the MCC courses in Math, Physics, or Geology.

Grace Bui

Languages: English

Subjects: English 1A

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday 2pm-5pm, Friday 10am-12pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/grace-bui

Amber Collins

Languages: English

Subjects: Pre-Calculus, Calculus I-III, Linear Algebra, Chemistry 1A/B

Spring 2023 Schedule: Friday 10am-12:30pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/amber-collins

Gisel Preciado

Languages: English

Subjects: English 264, 1A, ESOL, Spanish

Spring 2023 Schedule: Monday 1pm-4pm, Tuesday 1pm-3pm, Thursday 1pm-3pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/gisel-preciado-esol-english-1-a

Hello, my name is Gisel Preciado. I have been a tutor at Merritt Learning Center since fall 2021. Currently, I am a student at Merritt College planning on transferring to a 4 year institution to pursue a BSN, but take in-person classes at Berkeley City College as well. I am bilingual and speak English and Spanish.

Dana Rhodes, AKA Ms. Dana

Languages: English

Subjects: Writing Across the Curriculum

Spring 2023 Schedule: Monday 1pm-6pm, Tuesday – Thursday 3pm-6pm

Appointment Link: 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

Spring 2023 Schedule: 

Appointment Link: 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)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Thursday 11am-1pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/jiamin-sun-chdev-50-51-53

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.

Elias Tadesse

Languages: English

Subjects: Communications 20 (Interpersonal Communications)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Wednesday 9am-1pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/elias-tadesse

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), ASME 30 – Asian & Asian-Americans Through Film)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Friday 12pm-4pm

Appointment Link: 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.

Micah Burris

Languages: English

Subjects: Communications 45 (Public Speaking)

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday 1pm-3pm, Thursday 12pm-3pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/micah-burris-comm-45

Hello! My name is Micah Burris, I have recently joined the Merritt Learning Center this Fall 2022. I was recommended by Professor Hilary Altman and currently I am enrolled in English 5 and Art 20. I am available as a Communications 45 tutor. 

Yaa Owusu

Languages: English

Subjects: English

Spring 2023 Schedule: Wednesday 3pm-5pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/yaa-owusu

Call me YaaYaa! I am a Nursing Major. I have a passion for helping and serving others, which is why I chose a major that will teach me and allow me to do so full-time. It is also why I wanted to become a tutor. I was born and raised in the East Bay Area, and my current hobbies are dancing and roller skating. I love being outdoors, as I greatly appreciate nature, and I love being around people. To my future tutees, I look forward to working with you! 

Alina Miller

Subjects: SAS LRNERE; (HLTED1 Exploring Health Issues, COUN30 Personal Growth & Development, COUN57 Career & Life Planning, BUS201 Business Communications, CIS1 Intro to CIS, COMM45 Public Speaking, ENGL1A English, M/LAT 35 Ethnic Studies Women of Color).
Spring 2023 Schedule:
Hi everyone! My name is Alina and I go by she/her pronouns. I was born and raised in East Oakland, and graduated from OUSD schools. Currently I am a Health Sciences major here at Merritt College, and am planning to go into OBGYN Sonography working on reproductive justice for my community!
I can’t wait to assist in your educational success!

Polly Jones

Subjects: LRNRE 211, LRNRE 261/561, LRNRE 272/572, LRNRE 280 and SAS Students.

Spring 2023 Schedule: Friday 10am-3pm

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/polly-jones

 

Yuan Gao

Languages: English

Subjects: Pre-Calc, Calculus I, II

Spring 2023 Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday 12p-2p

Appointment Linkhttps://appt.link/merritt-college-tutoring/yuan-gao

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.