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Tara S.
65/hour

Master Writing Tutor for College Applications, Essays, & More

My goal is to help you become a masterful writer. My life-long love of writing was further developed by my study of English and Communications at Northwestern University, and deepened during my time as a Fulbright scholar. I'll show... read more

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My goal is to help you become a masterful writer. My life-long love of writing was further developed by my study of English and Communications at Northwestern University, and deepened during my time as a Fulbright scholar. I'll show... read more

Judy V.
65/hour

UBE Bar Exam, French, ESL, Job Interview Preparation, and Law

I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... read more

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123 hours tutoring English out of 763 hours
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I have experience teaching at all levels and to all age groups, from pre-school children to post-graduate level, including business people seeking to acquire a working knowledge of English as a Second Language or French. As a British... read more

Andrew F.
60/hour

Helping students crack the GMAT and ace B-school once they're in

My name is Andrew, and I'm a PhD student studying business and economics at Cornell University. As a researcher, my interests include corporate strategy, game theory, finance, and general management. As a tutor, my expertise broadly covers 4... read more

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343 hours tutoring
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My name is Andrew, and I'm a PhD student studying business and economics at Cornell University. As a researcher, my interests include corporate strategy, game theory, finance, and general management. As a tutor, my expertise broadly covers 4... read more

Kathleen V. S.
30/hour

Spanish, ESL, writing, grammar, SAT verbal tutor, lived in Spain

I minored in English at Agnes Scott College and have worked as a freelance writer for many years, as well as a science writer composing press releases at Penn State University. I enjoy helping students improve their writing style and... read more

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247 hours tutoring
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I minored in English at Agnes Scott College and have worked as a freelance writer for many years, as well as a science writer composing press releases at Penn State University. I enjoy helping students improve their writing style and... read more

Rachel D.
56/hour

Experienced and Energetic English Teacher and Tutor

I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Williams College in 2013. I studied extensively about analyzing different types of texts, from poems to short stories to novels. I then went on to teach English Language... read more

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253 hours tutoring English out of 743 hours
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I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Williams College in 2013. I studied extensively about analyzing different types of texts, from poems to short stories to novels. I then went on to teach English Language... read more

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How would you define English in your own words?
Nearly all endeavors of communication on any topic require language. This includes study and use of reading comprehension--surface fact to analytic and synthesizing levels—so that one can respond well and appropriately. We use language to express minute subtleties of ideas; the more vocabulary,... read more
Nearly all endeavors of communication on any topic require language. This includes study and use of reading comprehension--surface fact to... read more
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How would you define English in your own words?
There's no such thing as a wrong answer in English Literature. Generally speaking, your grade comes not from the validity of your opinions themselves, but from how well you articulate them. The question is not whether or not the tree in that novel is a symbol and of what, it's how completely... read more
There's no such thing as a wrong answer in English Literature. Generally speaking, your grade comes not from the validity of your opinions... read more
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Ellen S. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define English in your own words?
English is more than just learning how to read and write; English is about cultivating in students the necessary critical thinking skills for the future. According to the National Center on Education and the Economy, "this is a world in which a very high level of preparation in reading, writing,... read more
English is more than just learning how to read and write; English is about cultivating in students the necessary critical thinking skills for the... read more
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David M. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define English in your own words?
English is both the language and its infinite expressions in prose (fiction and nonfiction in an ever-expanding number of genres, for example), poetry in all its forms, drama, speech (from elevated and formal to rudimentary and profane) and numerous other forms. The tone, rhythm, syntax, diction,... read more
English is both the language and its infinite expressions in prose (fiction and nonfiction in an ever-expanding number of genres, for example),... read more
Answered • 03/19/18