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Eric H.

Lewes, DE

$45/hour

Retired attorney proficient in writing and history

In-person lessons

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University of Delaware
political science
Duke University
J.D.

Education

University of Delaware (political science)

Duke University (J.D.)

About Eric

In college I was an honor's student (elected member of Phi Beta Kappa), an undergraduate teacher's assistant and a part time tutor. I chose to major in Political Science over English and History only late in my college career as at that point I had adequate credits to have chosen any of the three. After college, my career in law made me proficient at English composition and the persuasive use of language. I have remained an avid reader, particularly of history. When not reading history, I prefer fiction, typically southern literature.

Effective writing, whether done to persuade, entertain or explain, is a skill that is often overlooked, but one which can be acquired. My love for the subject matter and previous experience make me an effective teacher. Although I do love to read and write, I also love the outdoors and almost any sport (I could be labeled an avid cyclist, logging over 7000 miles on the road per year). I believe that the variety of my interests increases my relevance to youths of any age, but particularly to teenagers.

I studied English literature and composition extensively in college. Although I have not tutored for compensation since college, throughout my career I have mentored and assisted younger attorneys on writing skills.

I love the study of History and believe that this love for the subject matter can be infectious to young students.

I look forward to hearing from you.
In college I was an honor's student (elected member of Phi Beta Kappa), an undergraduate teacher's assistant and a part time tutor. I chose to major in Political Science over English and Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Lewes, DE 19958
In-person lessons
English:
Literature, Writing
History:
American History, European History, Political Science

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University of Delaware
political science
Duke University
J.D.

Education

University of Delaware (political science)

Duke University (J.D.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Travel policy

Eric will travel within 35 miles of Lewes, DE 19958.