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Julia M.

UPenn Grad for English and Test Prep Tutoring

Philadelphia, PA (19128)

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I have taught in both classroom and one-on-one environments with students in middle school, high school, college, and graduate school. Regardless of the setting, the subject, or the level of instruction, my goal remains the same: I strive to motivate and inspire students to discover a learning style that will facilitate their academic growth and success. I value and respect the incredible variety of personalities that I encounter while teaching, and I greatly enjoy meeting students from various backgrounds. I understand that each student deserves specialized consideration in order to succeed, and I happily adapt my teaching methods to best meet their individual needs.

My teaching expertise lies in helping students develop strong communication skills. I have successfully taught reading comprehension, grammar, rhetoric, literature (poetry and fiction), and writing. I encourage students to incorporate their own personal interests into our discussions because I believe that the study of language is not merely a memorization task; rather, in the exploration of reading and writing, students discover and refine their own voices.

Education and Teaching Experience:

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English. I also hold an MA in English from the University of Oregon.

At the University of Oregon, I tutored in the undergraduate writing center, served as a teaching assistant in the literature department, and taught my own writing courses. Prior to my teaching experience at the University of Oregon, I tutored English and SAT prep for middle and high school students in the Philadelphia area.

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Julia’s subjects

English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Music Theory
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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University of Pennsylvania (English)

University of Oregon (Master's)

Professional and Patient Julia M. was extremely professional, patient, and knew EXACTLY how to assist me with my Music Therapy Board Certification Exam. She customized a study plan for my learning needs in an easy and concise manner. Julia M. is a very positive teacher, she targets the area of needs and strengths in a session and future sessions. I am very fortunate that she is my tutor and WyzAnt is very fortunate to hav ...

— Angela from Bryn Mawr, PA on 4/2/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Julia will travel within 7 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19128.

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