I was admitted "early acceptance" to Harvard College, and understand the "ins and outs" of the college selection and application process. I have worked with high school students on college application essays as a writing coach, and have tutored high school students for the SAT. As a professor at Lesley College, I serve as an academic counselor to my students. So too, I counsel my students who are applying to graduate school.
I am an Instructor of English at Lesley University who studied English Literature at Harvard College. In addition to teaching and tutoring, I also have work experience as an Editor, Proofreader, and Writing Coach. My own articles, essays and creative pieces have been published in magazines, academic journals, and anthologies. I enjoy tutoring students of all levels in English grammar, writing and literature.
I have taught ESL classes to high school students and adult learners in the Boston areas. Also, I was a visiting professor of English at the Catholic University of Valparaiso, one of Chile's most prestigious universities. There, I taught Chilean college students studying to become translators and interpreters.
I have worked with many individuals of all ages and ability levels as an ESL tutor, and have many excellent references available.
In addition to my work with individuals as a tutor, I am an adjunct professor of English, Spanish and the humanities at Lesley University.
I am an Instructor of two literature classes at a university: Postcolonial World Literature and the Senior Seminar for English majors.
I studied Romance Languages and Literature and English at Harvard College, and did my Masters in Latin American literature at New York University.
I enjoy exploring both the great books and lesser known texts, and sharing this passion with my students.
I possess over ten years of experience as a professional editor and proofreader, including work on magazines and published books. I enjoy helping students improve their expository writing skills and achieve excellent grades on essays and research papers. I also proofread college theses and doctoral dissertations in a variety of disciplines.
An avid reader and professor of English and Humanities at Lesley College, I earned a perfect score on SAT reading. As an undergraduate, I studied Romance Languages and Literature, with the equivalent to a minor in English, at Harvard College. I went on to specialize in Latin American literature and literary translation as a graduate student at New York University.
I have helped many young people to become thoughtful and efficient critical readers; it gives me great joy to witness a student actively derive more knowledge-- and pleasure-- from the act of reading.
I received a perfect score of 800 on the SAT Writing Exam and am a professional writer and editor.
I possess ten years of experience tutoring writing and greatly enjoy helping students improve their mastery of the English language.
I am fluent Spanish speaker and teach the language at Lesley University and Wellesley College, as well as tutoring students of all levels. I possess a BA with honors from Harvard University in Romance languages and literature (concentration in Spanish) and an MA with a GPA of 4.0 from New York University in Latin American literature and literary translation. I also studied Spanish in Madrid, Spain. In addition to teaching and tutoring Spanish, I work as a translator of literature from Spanish to English, in which capacity I have translated two full-length books of poetry and fiction. I recently served as a visiting professor of translation and literature at the Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile.
I possess over 10 years experience helping students with academic organization, homework, test preparation, and study skills.
As an instructor at Lesley College, I encourage strong study habits in my students. I often counsel them one-on-one in how to study more effectively during weekly office hours.
I get great satisfaction from teaching students how purposeful organization and time-management skills encourage a natural growth in self-discipline and sincere enjoyment of study time.
I possess experience teaching classes in English as a Second Language to high school and college students, as well as adult learners. I have worked with many individuals as an ESL tutor, and test preparation is one of my specialties.
In addition to working as a tutor, I am an adjunct professor of English at Lesley University, and was recently a visiting professor of English Writing and Translation at the Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile.
It would be my pleasure to help you gain the fluency and confidence you need to ace the TOEFL exam and achieve your educational goals at a US university.
I am a professional writer and editor. My articles, essays and creative pieces have been published in magazines, academic journals, and anthologies.
I possess ten years' experience tutoring students in writing, and currently teach for the Departments of English and Humanities at Lesley University.