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Alex C.

Alex- Writing Instructor, Master's in Education

Houston, TX (77001)

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ACT English

I have tutored several high schoolers in essay writing, sentence improvement, essay comprehension and vocabulary skills required for standardized tests. I have a knack for doing well on my own standardized tests. On my SAT, I scored an 800 on the verbal portion and an 800 on what was then called the "Writing SAT II." More recently, I scored in the top 92% of the Graduate Records Exam, a test required for entry into graduate school.

ACT Reading

I currently tutor several high school students in essay writing, sentence improvement, essay comprehension and vocabulary. Such skills are vital for success on standardized tests. On my SAT, I scored an 800 on both the verbal and writing portions of the test.

English

I taught high school English Mechanics and Composition during the 2010-2011 school year. Last year I attended Rice University's Master's in Teaching program, in which I focused on English for grades 8-12.

Grammar

I taught high school English Mechanics and Composition during the 2010-2011 school year. The class centered on improving writing skills; consequently, I covered plenty of grammar topics in depth. Last year I attended Rice University's Masters in Teaching program, in which I focused on English for grades 8-12.

Literature

Literature is my first love. I have written innumerable papers analyzing literary themes, the writing styles of varied authors, the context in which the work was written as well as many other aspects vital to the study of literature. I wrote such papers for undergraduate as well graduate literature courses, including my year-long thesis required by the honors program from which I graduated.

Proofreading

I graded many a student paper as a grammar and composition teacher, enabling me to quickly spot errors and suggest solutions. When writing my own papers, I enjoy editing and improving sentences more than any other aspect of the composition process. Additionally, I worked as a proofreader and copy-editor for a Houston publishing firm after graduating from college.

SAT Reading

I currently tutor several high school students in essay writing, sentence improvement, essay comprehension and vocabulary. Such skills are vital for success on the SAT. On my own SAT, I scored an 800 on both the verbal and writing portions of the test.

SAT Writing

I received perfect 800s on the verbal as well as writing portions of my SAT. I enjoy helping students improve in the variety of English skills necessary to perform well on the SAT.

Vocabulary

I received an 800 on the verbal/vocabulary portion of my SAT. I have taught high school English classes in which we discussed a new vocabulary word each day. I still love expanding my own vocabulary when I come across obscure words. I am talented in helping students use their vocabulary words the most appropriate context.

Writing

I received an 800 on the writing portion of my SAT. I have written hundreds of papers in my undergraduate and graduate career. In addition, I taught high school English Grammar and Composition. The "composition" portion of the class focused on the most effective means to convey one's thoughts and opinions through the written word.

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