I graduated from UC Irvine in Spring '12 with an English major and a Comparative Literature minor. My cumulative GPA was 3.5, in courses that span Western literature (Arthurian, Victorian, Renaissance, Enlightenment) and other genres (Middle Eastern, Chinese, Indigenous/tribal), as well as poetry, plays, science fiction, short story writing, and marketing.
In high school I scored a 5 in AP English Language and a 4 in AP English Literature. My SAT English was 770 (writing) and 690 (reading), and a perfect 12 on the essay.
For teaching experience, I spent one quarter of college in UCI's Humanities Out There program, which connects students to local high school English classes to teach literature. We taught and analyzed a classic high school level novel (The Scarlet Letter) with junior year students. I also taught middle-school level ESL in Taiwan this past summer. I enjoy helping others brainstorm for essays- finding interesting connections between characters, or between events in the book to general truths or ideologies. If you've already written your essay, I can help you flesh it out and edit grammar and syntax.
If I haven't read the text you need help with, I'm also willing to look into it on my own time. I love adding more books to my library :)
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