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Carolyn S.

Latin, Greek, writing and study skills tutor

Philadelphia, PA (19130)

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I am a graduate school educated classicist (MA from UCLA) with extensive experience tutoring in the ancient languages, ancient history, and writing and study skills. I graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Williams College, and currently work as a high school teacher at a prestigious private school. I love to teach and am known by my students as approachable, fun, and down-to-earth. I look forward to working with all sorts of students to help them achieve their academic goals.

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Carolyn’s subjects

English, Grammar, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Classics, European History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills
English, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Greek, Latin


I have a BA and two MA's in Classics, with over 7 years' experience studying Ancient Greek. I have also taught Greek for two years at the high school level.


I have six years' experience teaching middle and high school Latin at all levels, from introductory to AP. I also have experience teaching western civilization and ancient history.

SAT Reading

I have tutored students in SAT writing and reading for several years.

Study Skills

I have over six years of experience as a high school teacher, during which time I have worked closely with students needing organizational and study skills assistance. I work with students on prioritizing their workloads, planning study time, developing effective study habits, developing reading comprehension strategies, and planning for multi-step projects. I have worked with many students with learning differences.

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Williams College (Classics)

UCLA (Master's)

university of london (Master's)

Extremely Helpful — Carolyn has been extremely helpful with Attic Greek. Her knowledge of the language is at a very high level, and has been a really great aid in clarifying and reinforcing some of the more difficult aspects of the language. ...

— Joshua from Mount Laurel, NJ on 7/12/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

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Carolyn will travel within 20 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19130.

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