UMW Peer Tutoring

Meet Our Tutors


Jennifer Orellana

Hey! My name is Jennifer. I tutor in Accounting. I am a senior at the University of Mary Washington. I am majoring in Accounting with a minor in Data Science.

Fun Fact: I love doing hair and make-up so much that I even got my Cosmetology License! ?



Pary Aflaki


Hi everyone! My name is Pary Aflaki, I am a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Neuroscience and French. I love making people laugh and also being with friends and I hope to be a clinical psychologist one day.


Lisa Marie King


Lisa Marie is a Sophomore Spanish Major with a Minor in Contemplative Studies who will be tutoring Spanish. Outside the classroom, she is an Orientation Leader, Peer Mentor in the FSEM Program, and Secretary of UMW DiversAbility and UMW Paws. In her free time she likes to meditate, take day trips to the River and go to the gym.

Hoang Anh Tran


Hello! My name is Hoang Anh. I am a Senior major in Chemistry and concentration in Biology. My favorite color is green and like swimming.


Arfa Vasim


Hi 🙂 I'm Arfa Vasim. I'm a Senior double major in Business Administration concentration in Accounting and Mathematics. My life goal is to become a corporate lawyer. I LOVE making people laugh. And FOOD is life!!

Anushah Hassan

Hi 🙂 My name is Anushah. I am a sophomore and I plan on majoring in Accounting. I will be tutoring Economics and Statistics this year. I am part of Eagle Bhangra and am learning how to play the piano.


Clare Arrington

Hi there. My name's Clare and I'm a third year computer science major with a minor in mathematics. I'll be tutoring for computer science. I'm the president of DiverCS and a huge Pokémon fan.

Rebecca Alpern

Hi, my name is Rebecca Alpern! I am currently a Mathematics major, but I am in the process of switching to become a Spanish major for the Education program. I am a sophomore this year, and I will be tutoring Linguistics 101. Fun facts about me: I am obsessed with superheroes, Disney, and Pinterest, and I enjoy baking and embroidery. 🙂


Carina Lee

My name is Carina Lee. I am a junior majoring in Business Administration. I enjoy working with numbers so I will be tutoring in Finite Mathematics with Applications, MATH 110. I love cooking and running in my free time!

Mariela Valverde


My name is Mariela Valverde and I am a sophomore! I am majoring in Geology as well as doing the Secondary Education program, so I will be tutoring Earth and Environmental Science 111/112. I love being with people and 99% of the time I wish I was a mermaid.

Madeline Beasley

My name is Madeline Beasley. I am a senior double majoring in biology and psychology. I will be tutoring psychology and biology this year. Fun fact: I sank in quicksand once.

Riley Anderson

Hi, My name is Riley. I am a junior double majoring in Math and Studio Art. I will be tutoring Math 111-122. I was born in Alaska.

Olivia Blake

Hello everyone! My name is Olivia Blake and I am a junior from Bedford, NH pursuing a degree in Biology and Education with a minor in Neuroscience. I love being actively involved in the UMW community which is why, in addition to tutoring biology, I teach cardio kickboxing at the Fitness Center, am a member of the UMW Equestrian team, and a volunteer tour guide!

Ben Whipkey

Hello! I'm Ben. I'm a senior majoring in Computer Science, and I'll be tutoring CPSC 110/220 and DATA 101. I usually spend my free time reading old sci-fi, playing video games, and noodling around on the guitar and piano.