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Pete C.

Denver, CO

$50/hr

If it's about high school English, I've taught it.

Usually responds in about 8 hours

If it's about high school English, I've taught it.

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Dartmouth grad. I've taught English for 24 years, and I can help you with reading literature, writing about literature, writing, grammar, study skills, vocabulary, college application essays . . . anything that takes place in a high school English class. Moreover, I have tutored dyslexic students for 6 years, so I know how to break down skills and teach to your learning style. My students have been successful: Dartmouth, Stanford . . . the colleges of their choice. Teaching English is what I do; I know I can help you. My education: Dartmouth BA, Boston University MAT, Middlebury Masters in English.

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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College Counseling

I have been helping students specifically on college application essays for over 10 years. This means I have worked on over 200 college application essays. My students have been accepted to the best colleges in the country, such as Stanford and Dartmouth.

This year I worked with a student applying to med school, and 2 students applying to 4 year competitive colleges.

Helping students with college app essays is a specialty.

English

English is what I do. I read, write, and think about English. And I have taught it for more than two decades. I am adept at understanding a student's needs and tailoring my instruction to that particular student. Over the years I have developed my own innovative methods. Still learning vocabulary by memorizing? How about associative techniques. Still getting stuck in grammar? I'll teach the "Golden Triangle"; it works. I teach transferable skills that you can use in high school, college, and graduate school.

Dartmouth College
Middlebury College
Master's
Boston University
Other

Education

Dartmouth College

Middlebury College (Master's)

Boston University (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Pete will travel within 15 miles of Denver, CO 80210.


About Pete

Dartmouth grad. I've taught English for 24 years, and I can help you with reading literature, writing about literature, writing, grammar, study skills, vocabulary, college application essays . . . anything that takes place in a high school English class. Moreover, I have tutored dyslexic students for 6 years, so I know how to break down skills and teach to your learning style. My students have been successful: Dartmouth, Stanford . . . the colleges of their choice. Teaching English is what I do; I know I can help you. My education: Dartmouth BA, Boston University MAT, Middlebury Masters in English.

Education

Dartmouth College
Middlebury College
Master's
Boston University
Other

Education

Dartmouth College

Middlebury College (Master's)

Boston University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Denver, CO 80210

Pete’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Pete C.

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