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Joan K.

Expert Editing & Editorial Services; SAT Tutoring

Expert Editing & Editorial Services; SAT Tutoring

$75/hour

  • 15 hours tutoring

  • Washington Depot, CT 06794

About Joan


Bio

Expert Editing & Editorial Services:

With more than two decades of proven success as a professional writer and editor of eighteen published books, as well as countless academic papers, marketing materials and business reports, my credentials clearly demonstrate the extensive experience, acknowledged expertise, and unfailing commitment necessary to help you achieve success with your project in a timely, stress-free process of respectful collaboration.

I graduated after three years from...

Expert Editing & Editorial Services:

With more than two decades of proven success as a professional writer and editor of eighteen published books, as well as countless academic papers, marketing materials and business reports, my credentials clearly demonstrate the extensive experience, acknowledged expertise, and unfailing commitment necessary to help you achieve success with your project in a timely, stress-free process of respectful collaboration.

I graduated after three years from Connecticut College with Honors, and Distinction on my thesis, and did my graduate work at Yale. My reputation for outstanding skills in editing is fully established.

I would be delighted to help you prepare your manuscript for publication, submission for academic review, or personal distribution to family, friends, or colleagues. My work is focussed on ensuring that your manuscript – of whatever length and complexity – conveys maximum impact through clarity, seamless narrative and organizational cohesion, while respecting appropriate rules of grammar, syntax, and punctuation.

You will have my full attention and the timely completion of your final manuscript. Confident that working together will result in your achieving the goals you have for a successful outcome for your project, I am eager to be of service to you!

SAT Tutoring:

With extensive tutoring experience and proven success as a professional communications specialist, I'm dedicated to helping you achieve your greatest success on the English SAT, or simply focus on increasing your verbal and written proficiency in English. For the test we focus on sharpening your essay writing skills, building vocabulary, improving grammar and reading comprehension, understanding test format and developing strategies for best performance. My goal is to educate, empower, and encourage you to find and execute the best in yourself as you develop self-confidence and trust in your ability to succeed. My greatest strengths as your mentor are my ability to relate to you as unique and special individual and identify the most effective techniques for helping you achieve your goals. My professionalism, experience, skill and dedication ensure a successful collaboration. Most often asked about how I manage to be so good at what I do, I answer: practice, practice, practice! I love what I do and relish seeing the joy I have in doing it reflected in the joy I see in my students as they progress toward achieving their goals.

An honors graduate of Connecticut College after three years, who completed graduate course work at Yale University, I have tutored students in English privately and as a volunteer in the non-profit Minds Matter English writing program. Many students in the New York metropolitan area public and private schools attended my Money Matters to Kids financial literacy seminar programs in preparation for managing their financial health and well being in college and beyond. You can count on me to help you succeed – but the real success comes from you. Consider the following before hiring a tutor to ensure your greatest success: Are you serious about making this commitment to improving your knowledge and skills? The best tutor in the world can only add great value if you have the desire to improve and are willing to put in the necessary focus, time, work and discipline. I hope we can work together!


Education

Connecticut College New London CT
American History
Yale University
Graduate Coursework

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $75
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Washington Depot, CT 06794
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 3/24/2015

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Joan hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Grammar, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

Proven expertise in all areas of English to improve all necessary skills and build maximum self-confidence in reading comprehension, writing effectively, and building vocabulary.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

Expertise in: Test taking strategies Building vocabulary Increasing reading comprehension Writing effective and compelling essays
Writing,

Writing

Wrote and edited more than a dozen published books. Tutored adults students for more than two decades. Particularly effective with guiding students who are writing academic papers. Truly enjoy tutoring and have proven success in doing so.
Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary

Homeschool

English,

English

Proven expertise in all areas of English to improve all necessary skills and build maximum self-confidence in reading comprehension, writing effectively, and building vocabulary.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

Expertise in: Test taking strategies Building vocabulary Increasing reading comprehension Writing effective and compelling essays
Writing

Writing

Wrote and edited more than a dozen published books. Tutored adults students for more than two decades. Particularly effective with guiding students who are writing academic papers. Truly enjoy tutoring and have proven success in doing so.

Most Popular

English,

English

Proven expertise in all areas of English to improve all necessary skills and build maximum self-confidence in reading comprehension, writing effectively, and building vocabulary.
Writing

Writing

Wrote and edited more than a dozen published books. Tutored adults students for more than two decades. Particularly effective with guiding students who are writing academic papers. Truly enjoy tutoring and have proven success in doing so.

Summer

Writing

Writing

Wrote and edited more than a dozen published books. Tutored adults students for more than two decades. Particularly effective with guiding students who are writing academic papers. Truly enjoy tutoring and have proven success in doing so.

Test Preparation

SAT Reading

SAT Reading

Expertise in: Test taking strategies Building vocabulary Increasing reading comprehension Writing effective and compelling essays

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Knowledgable and truly cares about the student

Joan has had a positive impact on my daughter's outlook towards taking the SAT exam. She is patient, knowledgeable and gears her lessons to the learning style of her student. Both my daughter and I highly recommend Joan as a tutor.

Annette, 6 lessons with Joan

$75/hour

Joan K.

$75/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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