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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Political Science)
University of California at Berkeley (J.D.)
I'm an experienced tutor and coach in English (reading, writing, grammar, composition), government, political science, law and LSAT prep.
I can help you improve your grades or advance your career. I have a great deal of experience working with ESL learners, including speakers of Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, and other languages. I can work with you in person in the Bay Area (subject to a reasonable travel distance from Berkeley) or by email/online chat.
I can teach you how to write effective essays, academic papers, business presentations, website copy, marketing material, correspondence, emails, business plans, executive summaries, resumes, and many other types of writing. I have helped my students prepare successfully for the TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, the verbal portions of the GMAT and MCAT, and a number of other exams. I'm also available for quick editing and proofreading assignments.
If you're a law or paralegal student, I can teach substantive legal topics, legal writing and research skills, and exam prep.
Contact me, and I'll design a tutoring plan that best suits your needs! I'm an experienced tutor and coach in English (reading, writing, grammar, composition), government, … Read more
Janet has been a great tutor! She's been helping me with LSAT prep and comes to each session prepared with practice questions to go over. She's given me some great tips on test taking strategy and has been consistently patient and attentive during our sessions. I would definitely recommend!
Janet reviewed my prior essays in order to help me improve on this current essay. She really helped me organize the essay to make it more clearer! I would definitely recommend her!
Janet is a great tutor. She is really helping me with my writing, and most important, with my pronunciation problem. I strongly recommend her.
She improved my grammar and sentence structure greatly. She reviewed my essays on time and I was very pleased by services.
She is really an excellent tutor. She told me a lot about the culture, geography and something else about America. She always corrected my mistakes patiently. It was very lucky to be her student.
I'm from Korea and working at a company in bay area. I wanted to improve listening and speaking in English to communicate well with my co-workers. I learned a lot from Janet who is helping me learn many expressions and practice to speak in English well. Thanks!
Very helpful, Very professional and Very patient! Thank you so much for the help. I really appreciate the time and work.
I asked Janet to proofread my personal statement to a graduate program. She corrected my grammatical mistakes and helped me with word choices. By the time we finished working on it, my statement was so much better and more clear! I couldn't be happier. So if you need help with your writing, she is the person to go to! Also, Janet is professional in every aspect. She wrote me back within a few hours every time I had questions. She was flexible when I asked her to change the meeting time the night before our session. She wasted no time when I met her in person to go over the statement. I'm happy I spent some time to find the "right tutor" because I'm definitely seeking her help again in the future!
I met Janet in March 2014. We have already had at least 30 sessions. She is not only intelligent and patient but she is also very flexible. I just want to say "Thank you!" to her. Hopefully, when other students are looking for some serious help on their writing they will consider Janet. My favorite English tutor!
Janet is very patient, and helped me with my doubts. She came to my place on time and began to teach me what I really needed to know. Thanks, WyzAnt, for helping me find Janet.
Janet responded to my original request for tutoring within an hour and we arranged a meeting within 2 days. She is prompt, comes prepared, and she is very patient and understanding. She explains words and concepts in accessible language and provides excellent tips on improving critical reading and writing skills. I highly recommend Janet. If only I had found her years ago!
Janet gave me some career advice (tips on job questions and answers, translation issues, etc). Very helpful once again. Thanks!
I have been working with Janet for more than
18 months, and she is extremely reliable and knowledgeable. I have always been able to reach Janet. She has worked with me as late as 1 am in the morning. What else can I say!
This review is for a graduate course in the intersection of education and law. Janet is very patient, kind, and wants you to do well. It is wonderful to find a teacher/tutor that really cares. She is wonderful to talk about content, and she knows how to explain statutes in layman terms. She deconstructs tough text and explains it in a simple way. My point is that she is the best tutor, and I would recommend her to anyone who is struggling with issues with writing or breaking down complex text. She is wonderful.
Janet is one of the better tutors that I've had in the last few years. Janet was patient when I did not understand a concept that pertained to LSAT. I highly recommend her to anyone who is having difficulty with this test.
Janet is an incredible tutor. She adjusts her instruction to my specific needs and always comes with new ideas and worksheets to address those needs.
Janet is a great person to work with; she helped me with MCAT Verbal section and was very helpful. She gave me shortcuts to analyze passage and author's main idea. I would recommend her for composition analysis & comprehension. Excellent tutor.
Janet is an awesome tutor and a great person to work with. She has exceptional writing skills and knowledge of law. She is patient and kind and easy to work with. I am so glad that I found her here on WyzAnt. Thank you, Janet.
Janet is the most responsible, patient tutor for my daughter! She is excellent in tutoring my daughter in writing. My daughter has learned a lot from her!
Janet B. is one of the best and most dedicated tutor we have ever worked with. We are so thankful for her.
I had a great experience with Janet. She was always very responsive via both email and during our sessions. I really appreciated her clear explanations and her encouragement of sharing my own thoughts on the material. I would definitely request support from her again!
Janet does a fantastic job of making the material easy to understand. She has been an extraordinary tutor for my professional writing course. I highly recommend Janet.
Given the time and restriction, you still proofread in a timely and meticulous manner, and return my emails in a quick fashion. Your professionalism exceed my expectation. I appreciate that you're still patient when I repetitively show frustration and difficulty in grasping meanings on articles and tenses. Thank you for dedicating your time to help me.
Janet is a great tutor. She is professional, patient, non-judgmental, and she possesses a great sense of humor. She takes the time to explain the topics to you, answers all of your questions, and makes sure you understand before going on to the next topic.
If you need to work on improving your grammar, English for business or content development, she is the one. She will look for all possible resources and tailor the class to your needs.
I have been taking classes with Janet for over two months and I am so pleased with her teaching methodology. She is a professional in all senses!
Janet is both a good lawyer and a good teacher. She understands the law and is able to distill critcal elements into an outline.
She is affable, patient and knowledgeable. I will seek her advice whenever I need help.
Janet responses to my email every fast. She did a very good job in helping me proofread my papers.
I appreciate your help. If it were not for your help, I could not manage my life here. Thanks again! If you happen to come to my country, feel free to contact me. I'll treat you 'traditional food'.
Janet helped me a lot when I was preparing for law school finals. She makes the subjects easy to understand and helped me greatly with the analysis of my writing.
Janet seems to be more than a tutor. She mentors both of my daughter's who are in the 7th and 8th grade. She understood from almost the very first time, what they needed to work on and created a program that focused on those needs. She makes it entertaining, topical and most of all keeps the girls interested in writing. Could not give a higher recommendation than Janet!
Janet is very helpful with my paralegal studies especially on reviewing my homework, etc. Her work is very thorough and to the point. Thanks so much, Janet!
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I tutor English reading, writing and composition, and grammar. I’ve taught English in South Korea and have worked as a writing and grammar tutor for many years here in the U.S. I’ve worked with students of all ages and backgrounds, ranging from high school and university students to academics and business professionals. I have taught both native speakers of English as well as ESL students. I can help you master the nuances of grammar, polish your writing skills, increase your vocabulary and reading comprehension levels, improve your test scores, and enhance the effectiveness of your business communications. I’ll work with you to assess your individual needs and develop a customized study plan.
I have an undergraduate degree in Political Science (with a minor in Asian Studies) and a J.D. in Law. I have a background studying American government, the U.S. Constitution, the Federal Court system, and U.S. legislation and regulations. I have also studied political and economic development in Asia (with an emphasis on Korea and Japan). I can help you do research, write papers, and study for exams on a wide range of government-related topics.
I have a J.D. degree from UC Berkeley and am an active member of the California State Bar. I have handled litigation in both federal and California state courts, and I’ve also worked on a range of transactional and business matters (including contracts, licensing agreements, etc.). With this wide-ranging background, I have had a successful track record tutoring law students, paralegal students, and students training to be legal assistants. I can help you with your substantive law courses, legal research and writing, and exam prep. Whether you want to learn how to cite cases in a brief, how to understand procedural rules, or how to master writing answers to essay questions, I can be the resource you need!
I have a J.D. in Law from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). I have worked to help students improve on each section of the LSAT (reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and logic games). I work one-on-one with students to practice test-taking techniques and time management strategies. I am happy to help students enrolled in LSAT courses with extra practice, as well as students who are engaged in self-study.
Do you need someone to help you with your homework, essay, resume, article, or other document? I can help!
I proofread and edit a wide range of documents, including essays, academic papers, business documents (business plans, website copy, white papers, marketing material, etc.), letters, legal documents, books, articles, and much more! I work quickly and accurately, and I can show you what I corrected so that you can improve your own writing. I can also help you during the research and writing process, if necessary.
I am familiar with typical stylistic and citation formats, such as MLA, APA, Bluebook, CMS (Chicago) and AP. I’m happy to work with short deadlines!
The SAT Critical Reading section can be a challenge even for excellent students! I can help you learn how to read efficiently, how to approach the questions, and how to use your study time effectively. I can also help you build up your vocabulary so that you can achieve better results.
In order to perform well on the SAT Writing section, you need a firm understanding of the fundamentals of English grammar and style. I can help you learn the most important concepts that will be tested on the SAT. I can also teach you a strategy for approaching the questions and quickly eliminating incorrect answers.
I can also help you prepare for the essay-writing section of the SAT. I will show you how to structure your essay, select appropriate examples, use effective transitions, and create strong arguments.
I spent several years teaching students in South Korea to take the TOEFL exam. I have also worked with students from a wide range of other countries achieve the TOEFL score they need.
For the reading and listening comprehension sections of the test, I focus on vocabulary-building, reading/listening strategies, note-taking practice and question-type analysis. For the speaking and writing sections, I focus on creating answer templates, improving pronunciation and organization, and using transitions correctly.