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Kristin T.

Salvete Discipuli! Passionate and Patient Latin and English Tutor

New York, NY (10003)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am a Nonfiction Writing MFA candidate at the New School for Public Engagement. I graduated from Skidmore College with a BFA in both English and Classics. I received the Helga Doblin Prize, awarded to a senior classics major who has demonstrated academic excellence in ancient languages and literature as well as classical civilization. I also earned departmental honors in Classics and English while graduating summa cum laude, which requires maintaining a 3.8 GPA.

I have a passion for both subjects and I am eager to teach and grow with my students. I have particularly strong editing skills, with an eye for detail as well as the ability to recognize organizational issues in a piece. I also have in depth experience workshopping creative writing and essays, including attending the New York State Summer Writers Institute where I studied with authors Philip Lopate and Jim Miller.

I am well versed in Latin, having studied Catullus, Horace, Ovid, Virgil, Suetonius, and Cicero among other great Roman authors. I gained hands on experience when I studied abroad in Rome for a semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, run by Duke University. I also worked on an archaeological dig at the Roman Villa of Poggio del Molino in Tuscany in 2011. I have twice presented original scholarship at the Parilia conference held by Union college, Colgate University, Hamilton College, and Skidmore College.

I understand that everyone prefers to learn in their own specific way and I am very open to adapting my tutoring style to meet the needs of the student. I have experience working with middle school through college age adolescents as well as adults.

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Kristin’s subjects

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English, Literature, Reading, Writing
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English

I earned a BFA in English from Skidmore College and graduated with departmental honors. I have also attended the New York State Summer Write'rs Institute.

Latin

I received the Helga Doblin Prize from Skidmore College, awarded to a senior classics major who has demonstrated academic excellence in ancient languages and literature as well as classical civilization. I also earned departmental honors. I gained command of Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary by studying Catullus, Horace, Virgil, Cicero, and Ovid among other great Roman authors. I gained hands on experience when I studied abroad in Rome for a semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, run by Duke University.

Reading

I am passionate about advocating for accessible quality education and literacy.

Writing

I am especially interested in creative writing and completed a thirty page memoir as my senior undergraduate thesis.

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Education

Skidmore College (English and Classics)

The Best Latin Tutor Kristen is a tremendous tutor. My son has been struggling with Latin he has had the opportunity to be tutored by Kristen and the results were immediate. I could not recommend a better tutor terrific style and the results speak for themselves. As a parent exceeded my expectations. Grade A Plus if I could grade higher I would. ...

— Joseph from Morrisville, PA on 7/25/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kristin will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10003.

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