Meet Our Tutors

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Major: Biology
Minor: Chemistry

Biology & Chemistry Tutor

My name is Alyssa and I am a third-year Biology major and will hopefully be minoring in Chemistry as well. This is my first year working for LAP and I tutor the general chemistry and general biology series. I am from Hawai’i and love calling both Seattle and Honolulu my homes. In my free time, I enjoy singing, dancing, “gem painting,” meal-prepping, writing cute notes to my friends, and watching TikToks. I look forward to working with and getting to know you all!

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Major: Biochemistry

Gen Bio, O-Chem Tutor

Hi! My name is Abby and I am a third year Biochemistry major. This is my first year working for LAP and I am tutoring the general biology series and the organic chemistry series. I am from Deer Park, Washington but love being able to call Seattle my home. In my free time I enjoy baking, playing board games with friends, listening to podcasts, and playing with my puppy! I look forward to getting to know you all :)


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Majors: Design & Humanities
Minor: Japanese

Japanese Tutor

Hello! My name is Andrew, and I’m a third year with a double degree in (Digital) Design and Humanities, minoring in Japanese. This is my first year at LAP, and I tutor the first and second years of Japanese. Home for me is Hawai‘i, so I love exploring Seattle (and surrounding areas) whenever we have great weather! I’ve had several opportunities to study Japanese growing up, so I’m excited about helping others grasp the subject too—because the point of languages is to express yourself and communicate with others!

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Major: Social Work
Minor: Psychology

French Tutor

My name is Ariel and I am a Junior. I am majoring in Social Work with a minor in Psych. I grew up in Haiti where my first languages were French and Haitian Creole. I have been living in Seattle for 5 years now, and I miss the everyday sunshine. I spend a lot of time working with children and I am hoping to continue that after college. I love cooking, watching crime shows, and dancing. Let’s practice some French!

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Major: Physics
Minor: Math

Physics Tutor

My name is Caleb and I am a 3rd year physics major, who will also likely be getting a math minor. This is my first year with LAP, currently tutoring algebra based physics. I grew up in the SF bay area. I enjoy computers, fixing things, and scuba diving when I’m in a good location for it. Hopefully I can help you better understand how physics works!

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Majors: Humanities for Teaching and Spanish
Minor Latin American Studies

Spanish Tutor

Hi there! My name is Cecilia, but pretty much everyone who knows me calls me Ceci (pronounced “Sessy”). I am a fourth year Humanities for Teaching and Spanish double major, also minoring in Latin American Studies big aspirations to become a teacher after I graduate. I’m originally from Chicago, IL and I’m a big fan of the Cubs, Bears, and of course deep dish pizza. This is my first year as a Spanish tutor and I’m very excited to work with you! Last year I studied abroad in Puebla Mexico, and I’ve also lived in Perú and traveled in South America and Europe. I love to travel, learn languages, try new foods and meet new people. I’m looking forward to getting to know you and hopefully working together this year!

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B.S: Mathematics
Minor: Philosophy

Math Tutor

Hi there my name is Conor and I’m a fourth year math major. This is my second year tutoring math for LAP, and I absolutely love it. My favorite part about tutoring is helping students reach the very same “ah-ha” moments that I experienced in math classes as an underclassman. Outside of academics, I love making music with analog synthesizers, riding my bike around Lake Union, and cheering for Liverpool FC on the weekends.

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Major: Nursing

Nursing Tutor

Hi everyone! My name is Deanna and I am a second-year nursing student. This is my first year working at the LAP and I will be tutoring all freshmen level nursing biology courses, including Nursing Cell Bio, Microbiology, and A&P. Some of my hobbies and favorite things to be in my free time include trying new food places, thrift shopping, journaling, and spending many hours on TikTok. I’m super excited to be working with you all this year, and I can’t wait to meet you!

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Major: Biochemistry

OChem tutor

Hello there, I am Elliot. This is my second year tutoring. I’m a senior from Hawaii and thoroughly enjoy the water from surfing and spearfishing to water polo and swimming. I am currently the president of the water polo club here at SU. Chemistry is cool :).

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Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Math and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Major: Mechanical Engineering Minor: Math and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Math Tutor

Hey! I'm a 3rd year MechE and LAP services has really helped me with my courses, so now I'm here to give back by helping y'all :) I really look forward to helping you achieve your math goals and share how fun math can be. Outside of LAP,  I work at UREC as an aquatics manager and am involved with the Marianas Club.  Of course we can discuss math and school, but I also love corny jokes, good music/shows, and cooking.  I look forward to meeting y'all!

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Major: Cell & Molecular Biology

Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, & Physics Tutor

Hi! My name is Hailey Pausz and I’m a tutor for calculus, physics, the general biology series, and the general chemistry series. I’m a junior cell and molecular biology student with a pre-med focus. I’ve been tutoring at SU for nearly two years and would absolutely love to connect over the many subjects I tutor. Outside of tutoring, I love going to the beach, finding new restaurants, or forcing my friends to do workout classes with me. Another favorite pastime is talking about calculus or gen chem so I’m excited to start tutoring this quarter!

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Major: International Studies and French

French Tutor

Hey there, my name is Jada, but in the French-speaking realm you’ll probably hear me referred to as Jeanne (think Jean Valjean, not blue jean). I’m currently a fourth year International Studies and French major and this will be my first year tutoring at LAP. In my free time I love to write and create art, as well as binge-watching the Avatar series. Besides being a full-time student and tutor, I’m also a community organiser with Anakbayan Seattle, therefore community education and community learning are very close to my heart. I hope to take the skills I’ve learned over the years in making our sessions fun and accessible and I’m excited to get to know you and learn alongside you!

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Major: Civil/Environmental Engineering

Math Tutor

Hello! My name is Juliana, and I'm a 2nd year Civil/Environmental Engineering major, and this is my first year working with LAP. I'm from Hawai'i, and I love exploring the PNW, and trying new foods around the city! In my free time I like to cook, hike, surf, and hang out with friends. I'm looking forward to working with and getting to know you!

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Major: Biology & Pre-Med

Biology & Chemistry Tutor

Hi! I’m a 3rd year Biology Major and pre-med. It’s my second year tutoring the gen bio and gen chem series. I also facilitate the gen chem series so if I don’t see you in tutoring hopefully I’ll see you in study group! To me, tutoring is a time and place where you get to engage in material outside of class, you get to talk to someone who has taken the class about any tips or strategies, and you can ask questions to clarify concepts. Hopefully this will not only help you succeed in your current class but also allow you to discover and develop learning strategies for future classes. I look forward to working with you this quarter!

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Major: Nursing
Minor: Psychology

Nursing Tutor

Hey everyone! My name is Lindsey and I’m a fourth year nursing student with a minor in psychology. I’ve been a tutor with the LAP for 3 years and I tutor the majority of the nursing courses. I love being able to connect with other nurses students not only to help y’all succeed but to also be a resource and advocate. Outside of class and being a tutor at the LAP, I work as a student ambassador with Undergraduate Admissions, am involved with Vietnamese Student Association, United Filipino Club, and can be found exploring and trying new foods all over Seattle. I look forward to meeting y’all this quarter!

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Major: Biology

Chemistry and Organic Chemistry Tutor

Hello, my name is Max and I am a third-year biology student, also minoring in computer science and chemistry. This is my first quarter working as an LAP tutor and I have been tutoring general chemistry 3 as well as organic chemistry. My hobbies include outdoor activities, such as hiking and kayaking, working out, watching soccer, hanging out with my kitten, and being involved in other jobs and clubs at SU. I look forward to meeting you guys in the future!

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Major: Nursing

Nursing Tutor

What’s up! My name is Nicole and I am a third year nursing student. I tutor all nursing prerequisites courses. I utilized our tutoring resources my first two years and am now working for the LAP. I absolutely love meeting you all and supporting your success in our BSN program! I strive to be a helpful resource these coming quarters as we all navigate unprecedented challenges. I currently live in Cap Hill and am in my OB clinical rotation at Swedish Issaquah. Besides being a tutor, I am a first gen student with an unhealthy obsession for yerba mate, a love-hate relationship with indoor cycling, and a constant craving for my coastal beaches and concerts.

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Samantha T.

Major: Nursing
Minor: Psychology

Nursing Tutor

My name is Samantha, and I’m a third year nursing student minoring in psychology. I tutor all of our nursing courses, and I’ve been looking into some promising resources for online tutoring this quarter. I love nursing and I hope I can be a resource for other students making their way through the prereqs. Outside of class, I’m a club officer for Leaders in Nursing and Allied Health, I work part time as a barista (I love coffee!), and I can often be found taking a walk around my neighborhood looking for friendly cats. I’m looking forward to working with you!

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Major: Forensic Science
Minor: Chemistry

Gen Chem, O Chem Tutor

My name is Trenten and I’m a 3rd year forensic science science major and chemistry minor. This is my 1st year working with LAP and I am tutoring general chemistry and organic chemistry. I am from Minneapolis, Minnesota. In my free time, I like to listen to music, specifically rock and k-pop, reading, listening to podcasts, playing video games, and watching tv and movies. I hope to be able to help with all your chemistry questions!