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Rakeem C.

Quincy, MA


Philosophy, Writing, Poetry, Ethics, Criminal Justice, and Arbitration

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5.0 average from 17 ratings
Rakeem C - Outstanding tutor for my daughter.
— Taylor, Brookline, MA on 7/3/13

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Hamilton College
Boston University


Hamilton College (Philosophy)

Boston University (Master's)

About Rakeem

Mr. C. holds a master's degree in criminal justice from Boston University and a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College in philosophy. Subjects in which he has a wealth of knowledge include: forensic behavioral analysis; criminal justice ethics; the history of terrorism; the American prison system; criminal justice statistics and research methods; victimology; white collar crime; criminal law and procedure; and urban policy problems.

With abundant knowledge of the alternative dispute resolution process, Mr. C. can also advise and tutor on the neutral administrator process involved in effective dispute resolution. This might be of particular interest to business administration students as well as criminal justice majors.
Mr. C. holds a master's degree in criminal justice from Boston University and a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College in philosophy. Subjects in which he Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Quincy, MA 02169
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Rakeem C - Outstanding tutor for my daughter."

- Taylor, Brookline, MA on 7/3/13


- Talal, Boston, MA on 12/8/14

"Great Tutor"

- Shatha, Boston, MA on 3/12/13

"Very knowledgeable Tutor"

- Pam, Boston, MA on 3/6/13
Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Vocabulary, Writing
General Computer,
Microsoft Access,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
American History, Criminal Justice,
Geography, Music History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

Rakeem is an ordained Deacon in the church and on occasion teaches a Sunday School lesson. Also he plays a pivotal role in Bible Study. He serves as the editor of the Bible Study Teacher's lessons before they are presented to the class.

Criminal Justice

Rakeem holds his master's in criminal justice from Boston University and has studied subjects as such: Crime & Punishment, Forensic Behavioral Analysis, Terrorism, American Prisons, Victimology, Analytical Methods, White Collar Crime, Research Methods, Urban Problems and Policy Process, and Criminal Law & Procedure.

General Computer

Rakeem worked as a Student Technology Consultant at Hamilton College in the ITS department. He helped field questions on computers. He worked in the computer lab and assisted students when they had trouble operating the computers. He became an expert on iMovie as well as the Microsoft Suite.

Microsoft Access

Mr. C works extensively with Microsoft Access. He has built a database for a large local university and is knowledgeable when it comes to VBA coding as well as the building of forms and queries in Access. He has come across and solved a myriad of conundrums in his database.

Music History

While at Hamilton College, Rakeem took 3 music history courses all under Professor Michael "Doctah" Woods. The courses were as follows: History of Jazz; Topics in Jazz; and African American Popular Music. Rakeem received an "A" grade in each of the three listed courses.


Rakeem majored in Philosophy while attending Hamilton college for his undergraduate degree; he studied philosophy as his main course of study for four years. Rakeem has also had several successful tutoring sessions in Philosophy and he was able to draw on his undergraduate and graduate studies that related to philosophy to help students in need of further explanation and assist with philosophical writing.


Rakeem has taken a myriad of psychology courses throughout his time as an undergraduate and graduate student. Rakeem has studied the intersection of psychology with perception, memory, adult psycopathology, criminology and forensic behavioral analysis. He is prepared to help students grasp psychological concepts and put them in writing as well as present them via public speaking.

Public Speaking

Mr. C. attended Hamilton college as an undergraduate, an institution that prides itself on a tradition emphasizing public speaking. There he completed three courses proctored by the Oral Communications Department: Argumentation and Debate; Theories and Practice in Leadership; and Intercultural Communication. As a graduate student at Boston University, Mr. C. received an A+ in Forensic Behavioral Analysis, a course that had a specific emphasis on public speaking and presentation of the subject matter.


Mr. C. has a catalogue of more than 250 songs he has written himself. He is a writer of soul and gospel music. He started off as a poet and worked his way into songwriting and has been writing songs since 2005.

Study Skills

Throughout his academic career from his Bachelor's degree to his Master's degree Rakeem has honed his study skills and provides proven ways for students to organize their workloads and key techniques for studying. He has employed these techniques throughout his academic career and they have garnered him perfect scores in classes at the undergrad and graduate levels.

Voice (Music)

Mr. C. owns his own music production company and sings soul/inspirational and gospel music. He has trained under the tutelage of a Berklee College of Music gospel ensemble and professor and vocal coach. Mr. C. is also the leader of a praise team at a local church.


Rakeem specializes in helping students write philosophy papers, but because of the rigor of his specialization he is prepared to help students with a broad array of writing assignments. He graduated from Hamilton College with bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and he went on to write at the graduate level at Boston University.

Hamilton College
Boston University


Hamilton College (Philosophy)

Boston University (Master's)

Rakeem C - Outstanding tutor for my daughter. — My daughter was struggling with an Ethics class she was taking this summer - in fact the first in-class exam she received a 55. Her school does not offer tutoring services over the summer - so she felt she was up a creek. In researching, I discovered the WyzAnt service and subsequently discovered Rakeem C. as an expert tutor in this topic. He immediately jumped in and made himself available to ...

— Taylor, Brookline, MA on 7/3/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rakeem will travel within 12 miles of Quincy, MA 02169.