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Nico Y.

USD $25/hr

Friendly College Student Here to Help You! - Tutoring Grades 6 through 12

1 hours

Discounted First Session for Advanced Scheduling

A discounted first session if you schedule two additional sessions in advance!

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3 hours

Partner Tutoring

Will do group tutoring sessions for $20/hr per person, rather than charging my normal rate of $25/hr.

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Tutor Information


Hi, I have been tutoring peers and younger students since middle school through volunteering programs. I have experience tutoring children from elementary to high school level. I will go through the work with you step by step. I am currently a full time student enrolled at Virginia Commonwealth University as a double major in Cinema and Business Management-Administration. I am also an Honors College student and a Presidential scholarship recipient. Completed the IB program, with HLs in English, Math, and Film; SLs in Global Politics, French, and Environmental Sciences and Systems. Can also tailor teaching to the IB program. Completed relevant college courses so far: A in HONR 200 (Rhetoric), HONR 250 (Expository Writing), and ECON 303 (Managerial Economics).


Richmond, United States


English, Bulgarian, French




Middle School
High School


Virginia Commonwealth University

2020 - 2023
Cinema and Business Management-Administration
Honors College student and Presidential Scholarship Recipient

Richard Montgomery High School

2018 - 2020
International Baccalaureate Diploma

Richard Montgomery High School

2016 - 2020
High School Diploma

Work Experience

Ajacent Pictures

February 2022 - present
2nd Producer
2nd Producer of "Matthew 8:29" • Edited Indiegogo page to include short film synopsis, budgetary needs, and cast biographies, thereby raising donations by 150% • Recruited VCU students as Production Assistants during shooting and post-production • Reviewed meeting agendas, storyboards, and call sheets for project needs and accuracy

New Surge Pictures

September 2021 - present
Producer of "Busker Jones" • Developed a pre- to post-production checklist, factoring in VCU's academic calendar to avoid coursework-related delays • Managed $3,000 budget according to production needs and coordinated over $1,000 in reimbursements to crew members • Co-wrote a detailed shooting schedule for each production day (3), accounting for potential delays due to actor experience level, coordination of extras, makeup changes, and company moves, to prevent working past the projected wrap time • Scheduled periodic meetings between the director and department heads to facilitate communal problem-solving and align department objectives with the director’s vision and project restrictions

Virginia Commonwealth University

September 2021 - December 2021
Producer of student short "Play Dead" • Developed a comprehensive pre- to post-production schedule, factoring in VCU's academic calendar to avoid coursework-related delays • Led weekly production meetings and check-ins with 30+ crew members to facilitate communal problem-solving and ensure production goals were met • Delegated production tasks efficiently across eight departments to fulfill production needs and director's vision • Managed budget of $1,500 with Unit Production Manager

Richmond International Film Festival

August 2021 - September 2021
Venue Manager
• Monitored event timeline behind-the-scenes for 1 of the festival days, communicating with festival staff and guests to ensure screening schedule stayed on track • Hosted engaging Q&A's with directors, bridging the gap between film lovers and filmmakers • Served as a liaison between the festival organizers and the Virginia Commonwealth University Cinema department, thereby increasing student participation and attendance by 200% • Checked-in and welcomed attendees and filmmakers to screenings and panels, respectively • Answered attendee and participant questions in a professional, personable manner

Goldfish Swim School

July 2021 - September 2021
• Brainstormed creative and innovative promotional content to meet client's specifications • Planned shoots based on footage needs (atmosphere, people, etc.) • Independently shot on location with own video equipment in accordance with photo release policies and facility guidelines • Edited footage into promotional material for social media platforms

Goldfish Swim School

June 2021 - August 2021
Front Desk Representative
• Answers telephones, responds to inquiries, takes messages and screens and directs phone calls in a professional, enthusiastic and timely manner • Processes student registrations using effective sales/customer service techniques • Resolves customer concerns/complaints using a professional approach • Assists members with purchases of merchandise and vending

Super Purposes

February 2021 - May 2021
Supervising Docuseries Video Producer
• Scheduled and led production meetings and check-ins with teammates to ensure production goals were met • Established and executed casting process • Created the production schedule • Outlined episodes (developed the foundation for episodes) • Gave constructive notes and pitched joke ideas on cuts to improve structure, continuity, humor, and the edit • Developed and maintained task organization and tracking system

City of Rockville

June 2019 - August 2019
Summer Camp Counselor
• Summer camp counselor for 3 sessions preparing a theatre show with campers between the ages of 8 and 12, scheduled camp days • Worked in three person staff team to prepare shows in two weeks for the local community • Worked as a lighting technician

Tutoring Volunteering

September 2015 - May 2018
• Academic tutoring ages 8 to 17 • Improved and implemented programs for English and French as a second language and for math levels from algebra to calculus


Nice tutor and a Good helper

Nicole is really a nice tutor and a good helper with my math subject and good to make me understand and doing the work by step by step and it didn't made me confuse anymore, especially when it is more online learning it was more confusing for me to do the work or understand, So I was so Gald and appreciated for the help that Nicole help me and it help with my grade as well. So yes it is really good her tutoring, So I will recommend her tutoring with any help that you might need.

Great College Essay Editor

Nicole worked with me to make my college essays sound cohesive and presentable. She gave amazing instruction with clear advice that improved both grammar and overall meaning. I have already received my first acceptance! I would definitely recommend her tutoring to anyone struggling with college applications or even general tutoring.
By: Alex H

Awesome math tutor!

I took a couple of math tutoring sessions with Nicole and she was able to help me with any questions I had. She explained concepts to me better than my teacher did, which really helped me understand the material and let me do better on homework and assessments.
By: Sresth V.