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Nerdy Girl Secrets Finally Exposed

This Tutor in Tinseltown blog article by Stephanie Ortega explains to parents why it's important to her, as a tutor, that her students know it's OK if they are a nerdy girl or guy.

Ok… I have some thoughts on being a nerdy girl. Almost every time I’m meeting a new student, at some point in our first few sessions I tell them I’m nerdy, dorky, and geeky. They’re going to figure it out pretty quickly anyway, I’m not good at hiding it. And I wouldn’t want to hide it anyway. Like I tell my students, “nerdy” is just a word bullies use to make you feel bad about being smart. In reality, being […]

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