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Administrative Assistant Medical

North Carolina
March 08, 2019

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Nancy Merlin 347-***-****


Duke University ’19, B.A Theater Studies, Min. English GPA 3.73

Work Experience

SAT, ACT and Writing Tutor, Wyzant Jan 2018 - Present

Used an online platform to prepare students for the SAT and ACT, on average improving scores SAT scores by at least 100 points and ACT scores by at least 6.

Helped students with undergraduate and graduate school application essays. Acceptances include University of Southern California (undergrad) and University of Michigan, Duke University, and UNC-Chapel Hill (medical school)

Edited and provided feedback on high school essays. college capstone projects and resumes

Office Librarian and Proctor, Mindspire Tutoring March 2017- May 2017

Wrote sample SAT and ACT questions for a testing app that Mindspire was asked to help develop

Kept stock of and catalogued Mindspire’s test prep material

Administered and graded free practice SAT and ACT tests on weekends.

Had to leave due to medical complications

Company Member, Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern December 2015- May 2017

Acted in, stage managed, and dramaturged several productions

Student Researcher, Duke Bass Connections June 2015 – December 2015

Helped research the extent to which federal government agencies carried out Retrospective Regulatory Review

Proposed solutions to make the review process more efficient at state level

Interviewed NC policy officials about challenges they faced while conducting the review

Contributed to a final report that summarized our research

Tutor, Power of Intellect Tutoring Center October 2013- June 2014

Helped Russian-speaking children in grades K-8 improve their English reading comprehension and writing skills

Prepared students for City and State-Wide English Language Arts exams, SHSAT, and SAT

Made lesson plans and followed up with parents on students’ progress

Special Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Illustration; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Adobe Photoshop; Fluent in Russian; Beginner Spanish and German; Experienced in working with ESL students and adults, primarily Chinese and Russian-speaking students

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