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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Ambitious Pre-Medical Student with exceptional skills and performance at individual, team, state, and national levels. Sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology, general chemistry, biology, and psychology with an understanding of medical terminology and health science. Strong leadership abilities with a passion for learning new tasks and concepts quickly. To obtain a breadth of experience and undertake challenges; utilizing excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and strong communication skills.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Gifted & Talented Program
  • 'A' Honor Roll
  • AP Capstone Diploma
  • 1st place Essayist for HOBY Leadership Foundation
  • Vice President of National Honor Society
  • National Technical Honor Society
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Ambassador for National Society of High School Scholars
  • Winner in 20th Annual National H.S. Poetry Contest (LPS)
  • Published in poetry anthology: "Inside of Me"
  • Numerous Regionals, State, and National awards and accolades
  • Over 200+ hours of Community Volunteerism
  • Renowned Neighborhood Baker
Research & Leadership

Proficient in Advanced Reasoning & Research

  • Capstone Program: Conducted research thesis on relationships between OTC pain medication and their effects on lessening pain quickly for High School adolescents
  • AP Capstone Diploma; successful completion of AP Research & AP Seminar
  • Ambassador to NSHSS
  • Health Volunteer; initiating several blood drives on campus

Freshmen Mentor Program at UT-Dallas

  • Mentor to incoming freshmen students at UTD (2019-)
  • Provide and discuss academic, social, & health resources to support and foster interpersonal growth for first-year students

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)

  • 2nd Place State Qualifier: Health Education (2018)
  • 2nd Place State Qualifier: Researched Persuasive Speaking (2017)
  • 3rd Place State Qualifier: Nutrition (2016)

BPA (Business Professionals of America)

  • Head Ambassador
  • 1st Place State Qualifier: Fundamental Accounting (2017)
  • 2nd Place State Qualifier: Interview Skills (2018)
  • 2nd Place National Qualifier: Interview Skills (2018)
  • Ambassador, Executive, Statesman, & Diplomat Torch Awards (2018)

Academic Decathlon

  • Honors Team in Academic Octathlon (2015-2016)
  • Honors Team in Academic Decathlon (2017-2018)
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2018
Heritage High School - Frisco, TX
Status -
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Top 2% of Class
  • A Honor Roll
Bachelor of Science: Neuroscience, Expected in 2022
The University of Texas At Dallas - Richardson, TX
Status -
  • Recipient of Full Tuition Academic Excellence Scholarship, with stipend
  • Majoring in Neuroscience
  • Member of Hobson Wildenthal Honors College
  • Dean's List Spring 2019
  • Elected to Head Ambassador for Business Professionals of America in 2019
  • Member of Unicef, Molding Doctors, & Active Minds
  • Member of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)
  • Strong compositional skills
  • Scheduling and Instructional design
  • English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi fluency
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Diverse groups presentations
  • Creative imagination stimulation
  • Active listening
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management
  • G Suite knowledgeable
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Strong collaborator
  • Critical thinking
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Patient-focused care
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Medical records management
Work History
Freelance Photographer, 01/2017 - Current
Altice Usa Inc. Bishop, CA,
  • Established and maintained productive, professional working relationships.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations and made strategic decisions.
  • Developed marketing and sales strategies to maximize business success.
  • Managed customer expectations with open consultations and frequent communication.
  • Provided high quality results in timely manner.
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and Internet distribution.
  • Inspected proofs to ensure quality of prints, adjusting and retouching as necessary.

Academic Tutor , 01/2015 - Current
Charter Schools Usa Troutman, NC,
  • Tutored over 30 struggling, average and advanced students in Science and Math course materials.
  • Developed student confidence though attentive instruction in AP and STAAR test preparation, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Educated students on strategies for effective studying, note taking and test taking.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Stressed importance of good study habits and developed homework schedules, encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Held meetings with parents and guardians each month to discuss students’ progress and respond to concerns.
  • Responded to after hours email and telephone requests to provide assistance with specific questions.
Home Childcare Provider, 01/2012 - Current
Marten Transport Terrell, TX,
  • Offered top-notch care to 4+ children at once, ranging in age from 2 to 17.
  • Added daily log information to permanent records outlining observations, meals and any medications administered for acute or chronic conditions; CPR Certification (2016)
  • Instructed children in crafts and other activities to promote gross and fine motor skills, including creating paintings, drawings, paper crafts and decorations.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
Summer School Teacher Assistant, 06/2019 - 07/2019
Frisco Mosque City, STATE,
  • Increased student utilization of available resources by 50%.
  • Performed various administrative functions, including filing paperwork, delivering mail, sorting mail, office cleaning and bookkeeping.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans.
  • Increased student satisfaction by frequently communicating with students about needs and adapting lessons to interests and classroom progress.
  • AP Capstone Program
  • Successful completion of AP Seminar (2017)
  • Following completion of AP Research, I will earn the AP Capstone Diploma, spring of senior year (2018).
  • AP Scholar with Distinction (2017)

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School Attended

  • Heritage High School
  • The University of Texas At Dallas

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance Photographer
  • Academic Tutor
  • Home Childcare Provider
  • Summer School Teacher Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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