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Meet Our Tutors

The Study's peer tutors are Loyola students who offer support for courses taught at the University. Learn more about some of our tutors through the profiles below.

Kate Breton

Kate Breton 

  • Class year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I studied abroad in Granada, Spain and Bangkok, Thailand in 2019.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2018 
  • Subjects tutored: Biology, chemistry, and Spanish courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Never be afraid to go to office hours; your professors want to see you succeed!

Emma Calabrese 

  • Emma CalabreseClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I studied abroad in Copenhagen.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2018
  • Subjects tutored: BL*118 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology, BL*121 Organismal Biology, BL*431 Biochemistry, CH*301 Organic Chemistry I, and CH*302 Organic Chemistry II
  • Tutor’s tip: For biology majors, I feel that it’s super important to stay on top of your notes every day! Although school may get hard, don’t get discouraged; these are the best four years! 

Andrew J. Cooney

  • Andrew CooneyClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I speak Spanish, Portuguese, and English!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2017
  • Subjects tutored: Mainly all levels of Spanish
  • Tutor’s tip: Always make your tutee feel welcome and comfortable. The best way to learn is to have fun doing it!

Julianne D’Andrea

  • Julianne D'AndreaClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I have swum with hammerhead sharks.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: AC*201 Financial Accounting, AC*202 Managerial Accounting, AC*301 Intermediate Accounting I, AC*303 Intermediate Accounting III, and LW*406 Commercial Law
  • Tutor’s tip: Keep up with assigned readings! Even if it seems like you won’t need them, you may find knowledge and clarification you can’t get from just attending class.

Ann Ernst

  • Ann ErnstClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I grew up in Chicago, Illinois. 
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2019
  • Subjects tutored: Engineering and math courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Make a detailed study guide before each test so for the final, you can compile them all and just review instead of making a new one. Color-coding is fun and helps with organization! 

Matthew Ferioli

  • Matt FerioliClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I have been to China and Vietnam with Loyola over the past two Christmas breaks.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2019
  • Subjects tutored: 100-level economics, FI*320 Financial Management, and FI*380 Fixed Income Securities: Valuation and Markets
  • Tutor’s tip: Start studying early for difficult classes to give plenty of time for your tutor to help explain the topics you don’t understand!

Sarah Kujala 

  • Sarah KujalaClass year: 2020 
  • Fun fact: I was a ballet dancer for 15 years. 
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2017
  • Subjects tutored: Introductory biology courses, CH*301 Organic Chemistry I, and CH*302 Organic Chemistry II
  • Tutor’s tip: Try to find ways to reorganize your notes through rewriting them (e.g., charts, single study sheet, pictures). You’ll remember it because you came up with it! 

Angela Miceli

  • Angela MiceliClass year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I studied abroad for a semester in Athens, Greece!
  • Tutoring experience: Began in fall 2018
  • Subjects tutored: I mostly tutor in psychology major courses as well as 100-level core classes, such as history, philosophy, and English.
  • Tutor’s tip: Always space out your studying! Waiting until the last minute always leads to stress, so start by making a game plan and create a study schedule a week before any exams or quizzes!

Ciera Miller

Ciera Miller

  • Class year: 2022
  • Fun fact: I’m studying abroad in Newcastle, England for the fall 2020 semester.
  • 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, CH*102 General Chemistry II, introductory and intermediate Latin courses, PY*101 Introduction to Psychology, and MA*251 Calculus I
  • Tutor’s tip: Plan ahead so you don’t fall behind.

Jacob Rombach

  • Jacob RombachClass year: 2020
  • Fun fact: I’m the manager for Loyola’s NCAA women’s volleyball team.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2019
  • Subjects tutored: PH*201 General Physics I, PH*202 General Physics II, mechanical engineering courses, materials engineering courses, and 300-level and lower math courses
  • Tutor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to go to your professor’s office hours and ask questions!

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!

Anthony Taylor

  • Anthony TaylorClass year: 2021
  • Fun fact: I am a hard-core horror movie fan, but the vacuum cleaner from “Teletubbies” gave me nightmares as a kid.
  • Tutoring experience: Began in spring 2020
  • Subjects tutored: Introductory and advanced 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: No matter how tempting it seems to pull all-nighters, 8 hours of sleep before an exam will always give you a much better advantage. Wake up early and go over the material again before the exam; it sticks much better that way.