STEVEN MARK BASS
S. Mark Bass has a BS in Technology Education from BYU, and earned his MBA from the University of Utah. He is currently a GMAT prep instructor. When Mark took the GMAT, he scored a 750 (top 1% nationally).Mark has worked in the print industry in Utah for about 10 years, as a trainer, workflow analyst, IT analyst, and accounting manager.
Sam Dunn holds BAs in History and Scandinavian Studies from UCLA and an M.F.A. in Theater-Film from the University of Utah. He was a law student. He is a filmmaker and he works for the Sundance Film Festival. He has taught courses for the University of Utah's Department of Film and Media Arts since 1992 and he has taught courses for the University of Utah's Honors College since 2010. He speaks Swedish fluently and he reads all of the Germanic languages, including Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon. Sam enjoys gardening, hiking, reading, and movies.
Charly Kuecks is a first-year MBA student at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. She has tutored mathematics, test prep, and AP coursework at the Waterford School, Huntington Learning Center, and Zaniac, and is thrilled to be joining Continuing Education. When she's not in class or tutoring the ACT, you can find her reading European literature, taking Argentine tango lessons, or on her snowboard.
By day, Julie Jensen Nelson is an appellate attorney at the boutique law firm, Zimmerman Jones Booher LLC. Evenings and weekends, she teaches preparatory courses in LSAT, GMAT, and GRE. She has also taught ACT and SAT. She started teaching these classes at Kaplan, and moved to Continuing Education in 2003. Julie earned an Honors BA in English Literature from the University of Utah and was initiated into Phi Beta Kappa in 1999. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Utah in 2003. After law school, she clerked for four judges at the Utah Supreme Court and Utah Court of Appeals. She has two rambunctious but adorable sons, one rambunctious but adorable dog, and a very patient husband. The #1 item on her bucket list is to visit all 50 states before she turns 50.
Jeanette Pack is enthusiastic about teaching math to students of all ages. She completed her undergraduate degree in math education and then received a Masterâ€™s degree in statistics and econometrics from the University of Utah. Over the last 20 years, Jeanette has taught math at the Jr. High and High School levels, tutored veterans at SLCC, and worked with students at Mathnasium. Her teaching career with Continuing Education began in 2003, teaching Math 1030 as an independent study course. More recently, over the last 8 years, Jeanette has taught several courses in the Test Prep department- including the Math Refresher class, ACT Review, and Praxis Test for Educators course at the University of Utah. Jeanette has also designed and developed exciting summer math camps for kids and taught them as part of Youth Ed at the U. In her spare time, Jeanette enjoys being outside growing a garden, exploring the mountains, and travelling the world. She is an avid reader and canâ€™t imagine life without a book in progress. Most of all, Jeanette loves to hang out with her family.