I'm an easygoing, experienced, creative teacher and coach. (Please review my feedback.) For the past few years, I've been working with doctoral candidates, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as high school seniors working on their college essay applications and college papers. My students have gone on to Berkeley, Colorado College, Johns Hopkins University, NYU, Oberlin, Pratt Institute, Santa Clara University, Sarah Lawrence, UCLA, UC San Diego, University of Virginia, University Honors College at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Puget Sound and many other wonderful schools.
In the past, I've taught Advanced Screenwriting at USC, Business and Personal Writing at DeVry University, high school English and Speech, and I continue to lead College Essay Writing Workshops, as well as Memoir Writing Workshops. As a writer myself, and a member of the Writers Guild of America, I also consult with professional writers.
My tutoring style is tailored to your needs, time frame and personal preference. I work hard to find just the right prompt, exercise or explanation and have a wealth of materials and experience to draw from, permitting me to customize each session.
Those I coach are always surprised at how quickly the time goes when we work together. I don't believe one can teach well without being vibrant, clear and engaging so should we work together, you will feel both energized and more confident at each session's end. I refuse to be bored and I know you'll benefit from my insistence that the work be stimulating.
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