My name is Julie, and I am a recent magna cum laude graduate of the University of Washington. I have a B.A. with Distinction in English/Creative Writing, as well as a minor in Classical Studies. I've been tutoring, both professionally and through nonprofits, for many years now. I've worked with K-12 students in the Seattle Public Schools, as well as Seattle-area independent schools. I've also worked with college students using holistic tutoring strategies.
These are my areas of expertise:
-Any English subject, particularly: writing development, literature, English as Second Language/English as a Foreign Language (I have an official TESOL/TEFL Certification), poetry, narrative structure, grammar, essays, research papers, personal narratives, rhetoric, composition.
-History. Particularly Classical History/Classics, but I am also well versed in American, European, and World Histories.
-Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, or Latin (all up to level 4).
-Test prep: SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, ACT English, ACT Reading, SSAT, ISEE, TOEFL, A.P. exams, Gifted Program exams.
-Applications for college, prep schools, scholarships, etc. I can coach a student through the entire process.
-Study skills, executive functioning skills, organizational skills, notetaking skills.
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