Loyola University Maryland

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Our STEM Tutors

Caroline Arpin

Caroline Arpin

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I have traveled to 10 different countries.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2022
  • Subjects tutored: Biology and chemistry courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don't wait until the last minute to study for exams! Studying in smaller chunks each day during the week leading up to the exam is much more effective.

Bailey Barnes

Bailey Barnes

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I have 36 first cousins!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2021
  • Subjects tutored: Cyber security, forensics, psychology, and statistics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Make sure to set aside time to focus on the subject you find difficult!

Casey Brown

Casey Brown

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I’m on the men’s swimming and diving team.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Chemistry courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Time management is key.

Marissa Carlone

Marissa Carlone

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I love to visit natural history and art museums!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2021
  • Subjects tutored: Biology and history courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Keep an agenda! Writing everything down in one place can help with organization and help you focus on what is ahead.

Sara Coyle

Sara Coyle

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I like to collect enamel pins!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Cellular and Molecular Biology; BL*121 Organismal Biology; BL*201 Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity; EC*102 Microeconomic Principles; EC*103 Macroeconomic Principles; MA*151 Applied Calculus; MA*251 Calculus I; and MA*252 Calculus II
  • Tutor’s tip: Try different ways of studying! There is no one set way that works for everyone. Use a variation of study skills to more effectively learn the information.

Taylor Dolan

Taylor Dolan

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: My favorite place to vacation is Disney World, and my favorite park is either Animal Kingdom or Epcot! I hope to do the Disney College Program after graduation.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: BL*113 Human Biology; BL*118 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology; BL*121 Organismal Biology; BL*201 Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity; BL*346 Plant-Animal Interactions; CH*301 Organic Chemistry I; CH*302 Organic Chemistry II; HN*232 Honors Seminar: Introductory Psychology; SC*105 Education in U.S. Society; SN*104 Intermediate Spanish II and below; and SN*380 Modernismo
  • Tutor’s tip: Doing a little bit of studying a day and pacing yourself will help your test scores (and personal stress/anxiety!) so much more than studying for long periods, cramming, and pulling all-nighters. Keep track of tests and quizzes so you can spread out and maximize your study time beforehand!

Ashley Dwyer

Ashley Dwyer

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: During the summer of 2020, I visited six national parks: Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, and Bryce Canyon.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Math and physics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Study for quizzes and exams according to your learning style. Studying in a way that allows you to absorb the information best—for example, making flow charts if you are a visual learner or doing example problems if you are a kinesthetic learner—will allow you to retain information more easily and understand the material better.

Kyle Gunzy

Kyle Gunzy

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I’m from Arizona and am on the swim team here at Loyola!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology, BL*121 Organismal Biology, CH*101 General Chemistry I, and CH*102 General Chemistry II
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to ask questions! Your professors are here to help you in any way they can!

Cecylia Guye

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I have an extremely long list of movies I want to see (like 120+ movies).
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Math courses and PH*201 General Physics 1
  • Tutor’s tip: Plan when to work on assignments ahead of time so you don’t fall behind or miss something.

Abigail Hamilton

Abby Hamilton

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I’m on the volleyball team!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Engineering, math, and physics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Make a master list of all your assignments and exams at the beginning of the semester to stay organized!

Nikki Hugelmeyer

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love to paint my nails!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and math courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Make sure you stay on top of your work, and if you feel yourself falling behind, go to office hours or get a tutor!

Alexandra Jerrett

Alexandra Jerrett

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I am a twin.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Biology and chemistry courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Try to spread out studying every day; cramming doesn’t work.

Nada Jokhadar

Nada Jokhadar

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I can fluently speak Arabic!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2022
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and psychology courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Rewriting your notes truly helps you solidify your understanding of the material!

Sylvia Lei

Sylvia Lei

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I ate cicadas while working on a farm!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2021
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Cellular and Molecular Biology; BL*121 Organismal Biology; BL*201 Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity; CH*101 General Chemistry I; CH*102 General Chemistry II; CH*301 Organic Chemistry I; CH*302 Organic Chemistry II; and CI*101-104 Chinese I-IV
  • Tutor’s tip: Make to-do lists and put even the little things on there. This keeps you motivated and feeling productive!

Grace Li

Grace Li

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I am a co-host to a podcast called Athletic-ish.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: EG*301 Statics, MA*251 Calculus I, MA*252 Calculus II, MA*301 Introduction to Linear Algebra, MA*304 Ordinary Differential Equations, MA*351 Calculus III, PH*101 Introductory Physics I, PH*102 Introductory Physics II, PH*201 General Physics I, and PH*202 General Physics II
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to ask questions; a tutor is always willing to work with a tutee!

Christina Lutton

Christina Lutton

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love to knit!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Computer science, political science, and statistics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to meet with a tutor! I think there is sometimes an unfortunate stigma related to receiving tutoring, but it is so foolish. I am both a tutor and a tutee, and tutoring through The Study has been so helpful on both sides!

Allison Lynn

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I am on Loyola’s club tennis team.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and physics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Keep up with studying, practice a lot, and do not be afraid to ask for help.

Marty MacStudy

Marty MacStudy

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I learned how to juggle in high school!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2021
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Cellular and Molecular Biology; BL*121 Organismal Biology; and BL*201 Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity
  • Tutor’s tip: Draw out pictures of the material when you're able to; that way, you can visualize the information!

Patrick McGinnis

Patrick McGinnis

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: At my old job, I used to handle snakes.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, philosophy, and theology courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Utilize office hours and build relationships with each professor.

Tommy Noone

Tommy Noone

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I'm on the Swim and Diving Team here at Loyola.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2022
  • Subjects tutored: Engineering, math, and physics courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Manage your time and engage with your course material in meaningful ways. Never be afraid to ask questions!

Molly O'Hare

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I was a competitive figure skater for 10 years.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Computer science and core courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Stay on top of assignment due dates and aim to be ahead of schedule!

Grace Potter

Grace Potter

  • Class year: 2023
  • Fun fact: I collect vintage Pyrex and have a bunny named BunBun!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2022
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and math courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Agendas and daily planners are your best friend! Keeping yourself organized and aware of the forthcoming days helps so much in avoiding cramming for tests or forgetting assignments!

Grace Schilling

Grace Schilling

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I’m a member of the women’s club soccer team!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Biology courses, CH*101 General Chemistry I, CH*102 General Chemistry II, CH*301 Organic Chemistry I, and CH*302 Organic Chemistry II
  • Tutor’s tip: Always reach out to peers and friends in your classes for support and set up times to study together. Explaining concepts out loud to other people in my own words always helps it stick in my mind.

Audrey Schoonover-Brown

Audrey Schoonover-Brown

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love running!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Psychology and speech-language-hearing sciences courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Be confident and try different methods of studying. What works for others may not work for you, but eventually, you’ll click with something!

Will Stann

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I love rock climbing!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2020
  • Subjects tutored: EC*103 Engineering and Society: Engineering, Design, and Creative Problem Solving in the Built World, EG*301 Statics, EG*302 Dynamics, EG*380 Thermodynamics, MA*251 Calculus I, MA*252 Calculus II, MA*301 Introduction to Linear Algebra, PH*101 Introductory Physics I with Lab, PH*201 General Physics I, and PH*202 General Physics II
  • Tutor’s tip: Stay organized with your class work and your schedule. Don’t be afraid to go to office hours to get extra help; teachers usually love to meet with students. Never be afraid to ask for help and guidance. Always do the optional practice problems!

Kelly Waters

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I have a twin.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and French courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t try to compare your study methods to anyone else’s; only do what works for you!