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Grant M.

Yale/Columbia-Educated Tutor for Debate, Writing, SAT Reading/Writing

New York, NY (10011)

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I love to teach and to help students improve. I am particularly passionate about helping students perform at an elite level.

I am currently a student at Columbia Law School and am a member of the Columbia Law Review.

I have a B.A., cum laude with Distinction in Political Science from Yale University. During college, I won the National, North American, Harvard, and Oxford debate championships.

After college, I was an Associate for two years at Bridgewater Associates, one of the world's largest hedge funds.

I have extensive experience with teaching and tutoring. For the last two years, I have privately coached debaters at Columbia. Before that, I coached the debate teams at Yale and Choate Rosemary Hall. During the time I coached Yale, the team was ranked first in the nation and the world. I coached the Choate team to its first appearance at the World Championships. I have experience coaching the following debate formats: Lincoln-Douglas (LD), Public Form (PF), Parliamentary, and Student Congress.

Some subject-specific experience is listed below.

English: I have extensive experience with writing, including the AP English Writing and English Literature exams. Received 5's on both AP exams.

SAT: I have a perfect score on the verbal and writing sections

US Govt and Politics: I have a Political Science degree from Yale: extensive knowledge of civics. I received a 5 on the AP US Gov't and Politics Exam.

Public Speaking: I have coached the following debate teams: Yale, Columbia, and Choate. I served as President of the Yale Debate Association. I won the North American and National Debate Championships.

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Grant’s subjects

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, Grammar, Law, Proofreading, Public Speaking

College Counseling

As a teacher/coach, I have helped many students successfully navigate the college admissions process. As a result, I have extensive experience with critiquing admissions essays and reviewing applications. As an undergraduate at Yale, I was a counselor for years at a high school feeder program run by the International Security Studies faculty.

Political Science

I have a B.A. from Yale with Distinction in Political Science. I studied U.S. and International Politics extensively as an undergraduate and I have continued to study political science after college in law school. My senior thesis, which earned distinction in the major, studied elections in authoritarian regimes.

Public Speaking

I have past experience both as a coach and as a public speaker. I currently coach the Columbia University Debate team. Prior to that, I coached the Yale Debate Association and the debate team at Choate Rosemary Hall. As an undergraduate, I personally won the North American, National, Harvard, and Oxford Debating Championships.

Social Studies

I have a degree cum laude from Yale with distinction in Political Science. My work as an undergraduate focused extensively on American government and politics. I have experience teaching on civics and social studies as a debate coach both at the secondary school and collegiate levels.

Study Skills

I have extensive experience with tutoring and teaching study skills. I was a peer tutor in college and high school and learned advance methods for organizing work and improving study habits.

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Yale (Political Science)

Columbia Law School (J.D.)

Great Tutor If someone looking a great tutor for teaching their kids how to debate, search no more. He can make your kids the best debater and most competitive. ...

— Amar from Forest Hills, NY on 2/1/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $440.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Grant will travel within 8 miles of New York, NY 10011.

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