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Jacob O.

Sometimes English Professor with Extensive Tutoring Experience

Sometimes English Professor with Extensive Tutoring Experience

$49/hour

About Jacob


Bio

I have a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature with a wide area of expertise including English, writing, history (US/Europe 1600 – Present), philosophy, and social sciences. My teaching experience includes students ranging in age from 10 to 55--I've tutored high school and middle school students, served as college prep counselor, help older adults with continuing education, and taught at the University of Washington for 5 years.

I have a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature with a wide area of expertise including English, writing, history (US/Europe 1600 – Present), philosophy, and social sciences. My teaching experience includes students ranging in age from 10 to 55--I've tutored high school and middle school students, served as college prep counselor, help older adults with continuing education, and taught at the University of Washington for 5 years.


Education

University of Central Arkansas
History
University of Chicago
Masters
University of Washington
PhD

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $49
  • Rate details: Cancellation fee of $25 if less than 6 hours prior to scheduled lesson. Group rates available (please inquire).
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Art Theory

Business

Law

Corporate Training

Law

Elementary Education

Reading, Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I tutored standardized testing in English, reading, and writing, for five years, including what's on the ACT.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have 5+ years experience tutoring and teaching ACT English/Language Arts, and I am completing a PhD in the field.
English,

English

I have 5+ years' teaching and tutoring experience in English, literature, and composition to students of all ages. I taught lit and comp at the college level at the University of Washington, as well as taught students aged 10 to 18 as a private tutor. I am also experienced in helping students apply to college, write their letters, and maximize their chances at being accepted at their dream schools.
Literature,

Literature

I taught English literature and comp for 5 years at the University of Washington and tutored middle/high school students in the same subjects for AP, standardized testing, and general education.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have tutored students through standardized testing, including ACT and SAT, for more than 5 years with successful results.
Writing,

Writing

I taught literature and composition in the English department at the University of Washington for five years and tutored middle/high school students preparing to enter college in the same subjects.
Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary

History

American History,

American History

I have a BA in history from the University of Central Arkansas and an MA in social sciences and American history from the University of Chicago. I've also taught both subjects at the college level and tutored high school students in the same.
Bible Studies,

Bible Studies

The Bible was a major component of my Ph.D. exams and dissertation, particularly reading the Old Testament in reconciliation with the New. I am also ordained and intend to begin ministry in the future.
Government & Politics,

Government & Politics

M.A. Social Sciences (American History and Politics), University of Chicago; PhD English (teaching experience in political writing), University of Washington
Philosophy,

Philosophy

PhD University of Washington; philosophy and literature; cognitive philosophy and epistemology.
Political Science,

Political Science

I have 5+ years' teaching and tutoring experience at the University of Washington and in private tutoring centers for high school students. I have taught materials in political science for my entire teaching career, and often incorporate it into other subjects as well. I have also tutored in AP Government, US History, and World History.
Social Studies,

Social Studies

I have a Master's in Social Sciences Analysis from the University of Chicago.
World History,

World History

BA History, University of Central Arkansas; MA Social Sciences (history), University of Chicago; PhD 18th-19th C. Literature and History, University of Washington.
European History, Geography

Homeschool

English,

English

I have 5+ years' teaching and tutoring experience in English, literature, and composition to students of all ages. I taught lit and comp at the college level at the University of Washington, as well as taught students aged 10 to 18 as a private tutor. I am also experienced in helping students apply to college, write their letters, and maximize their chances at being accepted at their dream schools.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have tutored students through standardized testing, including ACT and SAT, for more than 5 years with successful results.
Writing,

Writing

I taught literature and composition in the English department at the University of Washington for five years and tutored middle/high school students preparing to enter college in the same subjects.
Reading

Most Popular

English,

English

I have 5+ years' teaching and tutoring experience in English, literature, and composition to students of all ages. I taught lit and comp at the college level at the University of Washington, as well as taught students aged 10 to 18 as a private tutor. I am also experienced in helping students apply to college, write their letters, and maximize their chances at being accepted at their dream schools.
Writing,

Writing

I taught literature and composition in the English department at the University of Washington for five years and tutored middle/high school students preparing to enter college in the same subjects.
Reading

Other

Bible Studies,

Bible Studies

The Bible was a major component of my Ph.D. exams and dissertation, particularly reading the Old Testament in reconciliation with the New. I am also ordained and intend to begin ministry in the future.
Government & Politics,

Government & Politics

M.A. Social Sciences (American History and Politics), University of Chicago; PhD English (teaching experience in political writing), University of Washington
Philosophy,

Philosophy

PhD University of Washington; philosophy and literature; cognitive philosophy and epistemology.
Geography, Law

Science

Philosophy

Philosophy

PhD University of Washington; philosophy and literature; cognitive philosophy and epistemology.

Summer

Writing,

Writing

I taught literature and composition in the English department at the University of Washington for five years and tutored middle/high school students preparing to enter college in the same subjects.
Reading

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I tutored standardized testing in English, reading, and writing, for five years, including what's on the ACT.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have 5+ years experience tutoring and teaching ACT English/Language Arts, and I am completing a PhD in the field.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have tutored students through standardized testing, including ACT and SAT, for more than 5 years with successful results.
SAT Writing

Examples of Expertise


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$49/hour

Jacob O.

$49/hour

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