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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.
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 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.
Middlebury College (Master's)
Boston University (Other)
Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00
Cancellation: 12 hours notice required
Pete will travel within 15 miles of Denver, CO 80210.
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