Loyola University Maryland

The Study

Our Language Tutors

Julia Cataneo

Julia Cataneo

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I teach yoga at the FAC!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Italian courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Get started on everything as early as possible. Even if it takes a while, just getting a jump on an assignment will help you finish on time and stress less!

Haley Farmer

Haley Farmer

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love anything Disney!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: German courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Flashcards are a great way to condense information for studying.

Mackie Libsack

Mackie Libsack

  • Class year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I’ve hiked Acadia, Glacier, Grand Teton, Kings Canyon, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and Yosemite National Parks!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: All levels of French courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Limit distractions! Mute your phone, find a quiet corner, put on headphones—do anything to help you focus on what you’re doing.

Francesca Minicozzi

Francesca Minicozzi

  • Class year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I am fluent in Italian and studied abroad in Newcastle, England, for the spring 2020 semester!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2018
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology, BL*431 Biochemistry I, and all Italian courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to ask for help, especially before a major assignment or exam! Take advantage of office hours to ask questions and get to know your professors; they want to get to know you, too, and are there to help!

Madison Ross

Madison Ross

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love writing!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Spanish courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to speak up and ask questions if something doesn’t make sense!

Amelia Salvatore

Amelia Salvatore

  • Class year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I was raised in Miami, Florida!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Introductory and intermediate Spanish courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Give yourself some time to prepare. Don’t cram a lot into the night before; instead, study in smaller sections a few days prior and then just review the night before!

Isis Santoni

Isis A. Santoni

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I love reading and Egyptian mythology due to my name.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Spanish courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Always be empathetic towards those you’re helping.

Kathleen Stringer

Kathleen Stringer

  • Class year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I studied abroad in Spain!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2018
  • Subjects tutored: 100-level Spanish courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to reach out for help! Professors are always willing to work with you and tutors are always available!

Sydney Votruba

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I run track at Loyola.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: MA*251 Calculus I and Italian courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Always be on top of your work and ask help when you need it.