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Brienne M.

Coatesville, PA

$40/hr

Professor w/Grammar, HS, SAT 15+yrs Tutoring Experience

Background check passed as of 3/16/14
Usually responds in about 2 days

Professor w/Grammar, HS, SAT 15+yrs Tutoring Experience

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I am a college writing & literature Professor with extensive experience tutoring students from Pre-K through college.

I have worked as an independent tutor for private clients as well as for established Learning Centers. My tutoring experience spans reading comprehension, alphabet recognition, essay drafting, study & memorization strategies, and organization skills. Additionally, I am an experienced SAT test-prep tutor.


My goal is to ignite a genuine curiosity for knowledge-gathering by teaching my students how to apply their studies to their lives. My passion is to encourage students to become dignified & life-long learners.

English:
English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, European History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Art History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Reading,
SAT Reading,
Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

I employ concentration & relaxation techniques, critical thinking and study skills. I hold in-depth knowledge of current & historical events. I have previous experience working for Huntington Learning Center. I am a university professor.

Reading

Experience in grammar, vocabulary memorization, reading comprehension, word pronunciation. Research techniques. Literacy. Experiencing working with pre-K through college level, including grammar school, middle school, and high school. M.A. in English.

SAT Reading

Top-notch mnemonic device creator. Experience working as an SAT tutor for Huntington Learning Center. Familiarity with test material and test-taking strategies. Relaxation & concentration techniques.

SAT Writing

Appropriate grammar usage. Effective sentence structure. Critical thinking skills necessary for successful writing. Inward desire to express oneself. Confidence in generating thoughts and ideas. Strategies for writing a successful essay.

Study Skills

I hold my master's degree in English, a sure sign of my capacity to study ardently. I have taught study skills to students privately for over twelve years; I've also worked as an instructor for Huntington Learning Center. I currently teach a college-level student success course (INT100) to high school seniors through Delaware County Community College; I also currently teach other university writing courses.

Writing

Creative and technical writing. Essays. Poetry. Short Fiction. Appropriate grammar usage. Effective sentence construction and essay structure. Critical thinking skills. Self-expression/-reflection. M.A. in English. Experience working with students pre-K through college. Experience with learning challenges and enhancing self-esteem through reading and writing.

Eastern University St Davids, PA
Arcadia University Glenside, PA
Master's

Education

Eastern University St Davids, PA

Arcadia University Glenside, PA (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Sliding scale options available

Travel policy

Brienne will travel within 30 miles of Coatesville, PA 19320.


About Brienne

I am a college writing & literature Professor with extensive experience tutoring students from Pre-K through college.

I have worked as an independent tutor for private clients as well as for established Learning Centers. My tutoring experience spans reading comprehension, alphabet recognition, essay drafting, study & memorization strategies, and organization skills. Additionally, I am an experienced SAT test-prep tutor.


My goal is to ignite a genuine curiosity for knowledge-gathering by teaching my students how to apply their studies to their lives. My passion is to encourage students to become dignified & life-long learners.

Education

Eastern University St Davids, PA
Arcadia University Glenside, PA
Master's

Education

Eastern University St Davids, PA

Arcadia University Glenside, PA (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Sliding scale options available

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Coatesville, PA 19320

Brienne’s Subjects

English:
English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, European History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Art History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Reading,
SAT Reading,
Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, 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 Brienne M.

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