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Rosa M.

Ph.D. Grad from UC Berkeley, for all levels of Writing and Reading

Ph.D. Grad from UC Berkeley, for all levels of Writing and Reading

$125/hour

  • 225 hours tutoring

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I'm Professor Rosa M., and when I'm not teaching writing and literature courses at California State University, Sacramento, I enjoy tutoring high school students and mentoring young professionals. I have had great success working with students outside the classroom, ranging from high school juniors and seniors to college freshmen to Ph.D. candidates to nontraditional students. My subjects range from tutoring in College Essay Writing, American Literary History, English Literature and...

I'm Professor Rosa M., and when I'm not teaching writing and literature courses at California State University, Sacramento, I enjoy tutoring high school students and mentoring young professionals. I have had great success working with students outside the classroom, ranging from high school juniors and seniors to college freshmen to Ph.D. candidates to nontraditional students. My subjects range from tutoring in College Essay Writing, American Literary History, English Literature and Composition, Exam Preparation (such as SAT, GRE, MTEL), Creative Writing, College Applications & College Preparation, Graduate School Applications (for MA and Ph.D. programs), and Professional Guidance.

I have extensive experience working with all types of students and at different stages in their schooling and academic paths and at various campuses -- Rocklin High, Sierra College, Sac City College, American River College, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, MIT, Boston University, Northwestern University and Harvard.

How I Tutor: Tutoring students via Wyzant's platform brings me a lot of joy. Working one-on-one is especially impactful for student growth and maturity. Because I feel very passionate about literature and writing, I am very effective with my students. My tutoring emphasizes various pedagogical practices that will assist students in "how to write well" and "how to think critically," but also, "how to think creatively, strategically, and responsibly." Students leave sessions feeling empowered and equipped with skills that they can apply and re-apply across disciplines.

My Goal for Each Session: I aim to assist students with current assignments by addressing but moving beyond grammar and editing, and instead, to begin thinking carefully around more important aspects of writing that they can apply in other classes. I teach my students a patience with reading strategies as well as writing, that is, sharpening interpretation into critical analysis. In terms of writing, my students focus on understanding sentence structure and the imp


Education

California State University, Chico
English
University of California, Berkeley
PhD
Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Other

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  • Hourly Rate: $125
  • Rate details: My base rate is $70 in-person and $60 online for one-hour lessons. Please contact me for more details regarding Wyzant's online platform. It is easy to use, convenient, and effective.
  • Background check passed on 6/28/2016

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Subjects

English

English,

English

I am an English professor (with a background in literature, composition, and creative writing). I am currently working with college students (teaching university courses and mentoring graduate students). I have taught at UC Berkeley and MIT, and also work with students at those campuses as well as Harvard, UC San Diego and Sacramento State.
Literature, Writing

History

American History

American History

PhD in American history/literature. Studied at UC Berkeley and MIT. Also teach college courses in American literature (1550s to the present). Range of topics from canonical to noncanonical writers.

Homeschool

English,

English

I am an English professor (with a background in literature, composition, and creative writing). I am currently working with college students (teaching university courses and mentoring graduate students). I have taught at UC Berkeley and MIT, and also work with students at those campuses as well as Harvard, UC San Diego and Sacramento State.
Writing

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English,

English

I am an English professor (with a background in literature, composition, and creative writing). I am currently working with college students (teaching university courses and mentoring graduate students). I have taught at UC Berkeley and MIT, and also work with students at those campuses as well as Harvard, UC San Diego and Sacramento State.
Writing

Other

College Counseling

College Counseling

I have extensive experience as a college counselor, having mentored undergraduate and graduate students in several fellowship and advanced programs at UC Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I have led workshops on the graduate school application process, lectured on faculty-student rapport, and coordinated minority graduate student orientations.

Summer

Writing

Test Preparation

College Counseling

College Counseling

I have extensive experience as a college counselor, having mentored undergraduate and graduate students in several fellowship and advanced programs at UC Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I have led workshops on the graduate school application process, lectured on faculty-student rapport, and coordinated minority graduate student orientations.

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