Erin is a dedicated and driven McGill psychology student, minoring in English cultural studies. She is set to commence her graduate studies in the fall of 2023, to begin her track towards receiving a Master and Doctorate of psychology. She works to enrich the English reading and writing skills of students at the university level and below and offers Intensive aid for research papers and literary essays, including thesis formatting, paragraph structuring, and strategies for syntax and grammar. She assists students enrolled in high school AP psychology, as well as those taking psychology courses in CEGEP and university.
Larissa graduated from the University of British Columbia with an Honours BSc degree in Cellular, Anatomical, and Physiological Sciences. Currently, she is completing her MSc in Neuroscience at McGill University as a McCall MacBain Scholar. She volunteers as an educator for Concussion Legacy Foundation and BrainReach, leading community outreach programs in elementary schools around Montréal. In her 6 years of working in research, she has authored papers examining lifestyle impacts on cognitive processing (i.e. executive functioning skills) in children with learning disabilities.
She has tutored students up to the undergraduate university course level in biology, chemistry, psychology, and English. Her success comes from her unique approach to tutoring and career consulting that draws from her versatile background as a licensed pilot, ski coach of Alpine Canada Coach Education, violin teacher with an Associate Diploma (ARCT) from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and an Advanced Medical First Responder to name a few. As an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves, she instructs aviation theory, leadership and communication skills; she also specializes in instructing university and scholarship application writing within and outside of the Forces.
Being born and raised in British Columbia, she is an avid backcountry skier and hiker. When she’s not on a mountain, you could find her exploring the city by bike.
“I love tailoring my examples to fit my students’ interests. Theories and concepts also feel less daunting and more interesting when they can be applied to their lives – and it makes the learning process more fun!”
McGill University Bachelor of Commerce
McGill University PhD: Psychology
Katherine has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at McGill. She has a strong foundation in statistics, math, and research methods, and would be happy to help you in those areas. She can also help you refine your English and French writing skills. Additionally, she can assist you in developing your general organization skills and problem-solving abilities to promote your independence regarding your academics.
McGill University Bachelor’s Degree, Honours in Psychology