Loyola University Chicago

ACE

Achieving College Excellence

Meet the ACE Tutors

‌‌‌ Meet our Class Subjects and Study Skills Tutors:

 

 

Lejla

Alibasic

 

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: International Studies and Political Science with a minor in Spanish

Subjects Tutored: English, History, Core classes 

Favorite Quote: "You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say." -Paulo Coelho 

Moheera

Athar


Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: Psychology

Subjects Tutored: Arabic, Theology, Psychology, and Philosophy

Favorite Quote: "To do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success." 

Mary

Bui

Hometown:  Joliet, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing:  BS in Biology with Biostatistics Minor

Subjects Tutored:  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Writing

Favorite Quote:  I have been bent and broken but I hope into a better shape" - Charles Dickens

Stephanie

Cardenas


Hometown: Joliet, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: B.S. in Biology

Subjects Tutored: Biology, Chemistry, and Math

Fun Fact: I am a DC Comic fanatic, and Batman is my all-time favorite superhero!

 

 

 

Amali

Fernando

 

 

Hometown: Woodenville, WA

Current Degree Pursuing: BS in Neuroscience and Biology

Subjects Tutored: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Physics, and Writing

Favorite Quote: "You have within you more love than you could ever understand" - Rumi

Dzejna

Habibovic

 

 

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: Marketing

Subjects Tutored: History, Writing, Marketing, Business Management

Favorite Quote: "There is nothing impossible to him who will try" - Alexander the Great

Hunter 

Hayes

 

 

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IO

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: B.A. in History and B.S. in Biology 

Subjects Tutored: Biology, History, Chemistry, Honors, Italian, Math & Spanish

Favorite Quote: “Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure" - J.K. Rowling

Zhizhuo

Li

Hometown:  Hunan Province (China)

Current Degree You Are Pursuing:  Accounting, Information Systems

Subjects Tutored:  Finance, Business Law, Statistics

Favorite Quote: The Master said, when you see a worthy person, think of becoming equal to him; when you see an unworthy person, survey yourself within. - Confucius

Suha

Moten

Hometown: Lincolnwood, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: Major in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience and Minor in Biostatistics

Subjects Tutored: Honors, Math, Science, Writing, limited fine arts classes (Phil/Sociology)

Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tom Notke

Rajavi

Patel

 

 

Hometown: Peoria, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: BS in Biology 

Subjects Tutored: Biology, Chemistry, Math, Sociology, and Paper Editing

Favorite Quote:  "If you hear a voice within you say, "You can not paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced" - Vincent Van Gogh

Sidra 

Sohail

 

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing:  BS in Biology with Molecular Emphasis

Subjects Tutored:  Biology, Chemistry, Math, Sociology, and Philosophy

Favorite Quote:  "Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas" - Marie Claire

Rekha

Thapa Chhetri

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Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Degree You Are Pursuing:  Major in Psychology; Minor in Psychology of Crime and Justice

Subjects Tutored: Psychology and Criminal Justice

Favorite Quote: "Never give up without trying and if you fail, try again differently," or "Don't only wish for it.  Work for it." 

 Dion

Valdecanas

   

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Current Degree You Are Pursuing: BBA in Accounting

Subjects Tutored: Accounting, Communications, Math, Writing

Favorite Quote: “Don’t give up on your dream because it is not going in the direction you want. There are different routes to the same destination.” – Anonymous