Meet the Course Tutors

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Alex C. N.
ECON 1050

Alex is majoring in Economics and Finance and he is from Pasadena, California. Due to excelling in his introductory courses, he enjoys applying concepts learned to his intermediate level courses.
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Bianca S.
BCOR 2110

Bianca, from Houston, TX, is a senior Accounting major, in the M.S. in Accounting 4+1 program. She is currently involved in Accounting Society, Marians Service Organization, Grupo Folklorico de LMU, and Mecha de LMU. She is excited to help fellow students with Financial Accounting!
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Boliang (Mike) W.
Chinese

Mike is a first-year grad student, majoring in Film & TV Production. He previously worked as a Chinese tutor at the ARC while pursuing his B.A. in screenwriting at LMU, and he feels grateful to be back. Mike wants people to know that Chinese and other Asians are not viruses: "We're also the same victims just like the rest of the world, and we will make it through these tough times together."
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Cian O.
ECON 1050

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Ella O.
Math 112, 122, 131

Ella (she/her) is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering student from Santa Barbara. At LMU she is a part of SWE and CLC. Outside of academics, Ella enjoys going to the beach, playing board games, and baking.
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Esme B.
Spanish & Spanish Composition

Esme is a senior Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies and Spanish double major from Sacramento, CA. During the Spring 2020 semester, Esme got the opportunity to briefly study abroad in Madrid, Spain. Esme has been a Spanish tutor since her freshman year, and she is looking forward to helping Spanish students practice speaking and understand course concepts in her last year at LMU.
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Haley L.
ECON 3100

Haley is a senior economics and international relations double major from Pleasanton, California. She is also one of the managing editors of the Loyolan. This is Haley's first semester tutoring at the ARC, but she is passionate about economics and very excited to help her fellow students in ECON 3100.
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Halley D.
Math 101, 102, 120

Halley is a junior undergraduate with a biology major and psychology minor. She enjoys music as much as she enjoys the sciences. Halley has been tutoring since middle school and this is her second year tutoring (writing & course tutoring) at LMU. She loves learning new things and meeting new people!
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Harrison P.
FNCE 3400, BCOR 3410, & BCOR 3750

Harrison is a junior Finance major from San Jose, CA. In his spare time, he loves to watch movies, try new restaurants, and play video games. On campus, he is a member of Delta Sigma Phi and the Finance Society. He is looking forward to helping his fellow Finance majors master their course material.
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Jeffrey H.
Math (general)

Jeffrey is a junior Mathematics major with minors in Computer Science and Physics. He has a small amount of experience in competition math and plays video games too much!
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Kalista M.
Spanish & Spanish Composition

Kalista is a junior Spanish and Political Science double major from Portland, Oregon. At LMU, she is a part of the ASLMU Cultural Affairs and Justice Team, Delta Zeta Sorority, LMU Women in Politics, LMU Choirs, and is also an LMU tour guide. In her free time, Kalista loves hanging out with friends, going to the beach, and exploring new restaurants in LA.
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Kristal S.
General Chemistry

Kristal is a junior biochemistry major from Dana Point, California. She is on the women’s rowing team and actively doing research in the chemistry and biochemistry department. She is looking forward to connecting and helping with chemistry course material!
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Lauren P.
General Chemistry

Lauren is a junior Chemistry major from Portland, Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys trying new shows, reading, hanging out with friends, and exploring Los Angeles. She is excited to help students with chemistry!
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Leili V.
German & French

Leili is a junior communications major from Tehran, Iran. She graduated from high school with the german Abitur diploma. With that, she also got a B2 level in French. Leili loves doing yoga and eating sushi in her free time.
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Leland W.
CHEM 220 Organic Chemistry

Leland is a senior biochemistry major from Portland, Oregon. He is a member of the academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa and participates in organic chemistry research. He is passionate about chemistry and enjoys developing relationships with others.
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Lise T.
Japanese Grammar

Lise is a junior International Relations major and Psychology minor. This is her first year working as a Japanese grammar tutor. She is also a member of the Pi Beta Phi panhellenic chapter at LMU. On her free time, she enjoys listening to music, art, and spending time with friends. She hopes to continue strengthening her Japanese language skills in order to spend some time living there in the future.
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Luis G.
Japanese Grammar

Luis is a graduate student in Computer Science. This will be his seventh semester tutoring Japanese Grammar. His hobbies include watching Anime and cooking.
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Marieann G.
Spanish & Spanish Composition

Marieann is a third-year Spanish and Education major from Los Angeles. She enjoys beading jewelry and drinking lots of iced coffee in her free time! She looks forward to chatting with and helping students with their Spanish classes.
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Matt M.
Math 112, 122, 131

Matt is a freshman Computer Science major from San Diego. He is a member of the LMU Track and Cross-Country team. In his free time, he enjoys surfing and hanging out with friends.
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Matthew C.
ECON 5300

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Michael O.
HHSC 155

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Nihar N.
Math 112, 122, 123, 131, 132, 234 & Math (general)

Nihar (he/him) is a junior electrical engineering major with an applied mathematics minor. He has taken math through Ordinary Differential Equations, including Linear Algebra, Methods of Applied Math, and Complex Variables. He is looking forward to working with his peers this semester!
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Olli P.
Italian

Olli is a junior Marketing and Psychology major from Milano Italy. This is her fourth semester as one of the Italian tutors. She is also on the LMU volleyball team and currently trying to learn how to surf.
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Rachel M.
Math 123, 132, 234

Rachel is a junior Mathematics major, German minor from Orange County, California. She tutored throughout high school, and she is excited to tutor math again. She hopes to show people how fun math can be. Outside of tutoring, Rachel is involved on campus as a Tour Guide and a member of Gryphon Circle, one of the service organizations on campus.
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Samir F.
Math 101, 102, 120

Samir (he/him) is a junior Mathematics major with minors in Computer Science and Philosophy. He has a passion for teaching and loves to watch others improve their mathematical skills. Since the 8th grade, he has tutored most classes from Algebra to Calculus, and he currently tutors on Saturdays at Mathnasium. When he's not doing math, or tutoring, he's usually playing with his dog, Oliver, reading a good book, or blowing off some steam playing video games!
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Sara E.
PSYC 2001

Sara is a sophomore Psychology major and Health and Society minor, from Los Altos, California. This will be her second semester tutoring for Statistical Methods for Psychology. She spent her summer working as a Rains Research Fellow while taking online research methods courses. When she is not studying psychology, she loves to hike, bake, play the piano, and hang out with animals.
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Sarah O.
Japanese

Sarah is currently an undergraduate student at the Bellarmine College of Liberal arts and she majors in Psychology. She has gone to an international school in Japan her entire life and grew up in Tokyo. She is in the LMU tennis club and her hobby is cooking. Sarah has found an interest in teaching after being an English teacher back in Japan. She hopes to become an elementary school counselor in the future.
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Shelby F.
Math 101, 102, 120

Shelby is a senior Math major and Computer Science minor from Maui, Hawai’i. She is on e-board for LoyolaMARS (Loyola Marymount Aeronautical Research Society), is a member of the rock climbing club, and she makes really good banana bread. She is excited to help other students improve in their math classes!
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Simon L.
ECON 3200

Simon is an Economics major with a minor in Applied Mathematics. This is his first tutoring experience. He will be tutoring online to help those who are in need of assistance regarding topics in Intermediate Macroeconomics.
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Ziortza "Z" M.B.
Spanish, Spanish Composition

Ziortza "Z" is a graduate student in the Film Production program. She got her B.A. in Film Production, African American Diaspora Studies and Languages, Literatures and Cultures from UNCG, NC. She was born and raised in Spain and her goal is to become a screenwriter.