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Kathleen M.

Award-winning Stanford professor, admissions/education consultant

Award-winning Stanford professor, admissions/education consultant

$70/hour

About Kathleen


Bio

After 25+ years at Stanford, UCLA, relocated to Triangle. Received Stanford's top teaching award. Education and international studies specialist, with cross-disciplinary training in humanities and social sciences. Prize-winning creative writer, excellent training in grammar and language structure. Skilled in research development and methodology. Also a championship sports coach. Love working with students on college planning/admissions, member of NACAC.

After 25+ years at Stanford, UCLA, relocated to Triangle. Received Stanford's top teaching award. Education and international studies specialist, with cross-disciplinary training in humanities and social sciences. Prize-winning creative writer, excellent training in grammar and language structure. Skilled in research development and methodology. Also a championship sports coach. Love working with students on college planning/admissions, member of NACAC.


Education

Smith College, Northampton, MA
undergrad
UCLA
Masters
UCLA
PhD

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Subjects

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

My credentials in public speaking include 25+ years of university lectures as well as workshops in public speaking, training in dramatic arts, and 5 years of improvisational comedy.

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

My credentials in public speaking include 25+ years of university lectures as well as workshops in public speaking, training in dramatic arts, and 5 years of improvisational comedy.
Spanish,

Spanish

Very high fluency in Spanish. Formal study through graduate-level literature classes. Residential experience for extended periods in Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a doctorate in education and have a special interest in pre-K and elementary education. I have worked with students at all levels, but have specifically tutored elementary school-age children (in reading and language arts). I also co-founded a non-profit organization that addresses the educational needs of under-served children beginning in pre-K.
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

My credentials in public speaking include 25+ years of university lectures as well as workshops in public speaking, training in dramatic arts, and 5 years of improvisational comedy.
Writing,

Writing

Talented and versatile writer, with numerous academic, journalistic, and creative writing publications. Specialized expertise in proposal and grant writing.
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

History

Anthropology,

Anthropology

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences.
Social Studies,

Social Studies

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences. Additional degrees and advanced expertise in Latin American studies (AB, MA). I have also taught social studies at both the middle and high school levels.
Sociology,

Sociology

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences. I have authored juried articles in the Journal of the Sociology of Education.
World History,

World History

Taught courses in Latin American, U.S., world, and Asian history. In addition to extensive reading in these areas, I'm widely read in European history (primarily 20th/21st century) and African history (especially late- and post-colonial).
American History

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a doctorate in education and have a special interest in pre-K and elementary education. I have worked with students at all levels, but have specifically tutored elementary school-age children (in reading and language arts). I also co-founded a non-profit organization that addresses the educational needs of under-served children beginning in pre-K.
Spanish,

Spanish

Very high fluency in Spanish. Formal study through graduate-level literature classes. Residential experience for extended periods in Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico.
Writing,

Writing

Talented and versatile writer, with numerous academic, journalistic, and creative writing publications. Specialized expertise in proposal and grant writing.
English, Reading, Spelling

Language

Spanish

Spanish

Very high fluency in Spanish. Formal study through graduate-level literature classes. Residential experience for extended periods in Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a doctorate in education and have a special interest in pre-K and elementary education. I have worked with students at all levels, but have specifically tutored elementary school-age children (in reading and language arts). I also co-founded a non-profit organization that addresses the educational needs of under-served children beginning in pre-K.
Spanish,

Spanish

Very high fluency in Spanish. Formal study through graduate-level literature classes. Residential experience for extended periods in Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico.
Writing,

Writing

Talented and versatile writer, with numerous academic, journalistic, and creative writing publications. Specialized expertise in proposal and grant writing.
English, Reading

Other

College Counseling,

College Counseling

I hold a PhD in Education, have taught and advised students at the university level for over 25 years, served as a graduate admissions chair for 10+ years, have worked with both graduate and undergraduate students on theses and dissertations, have tutored high school students who are preparing college admissions applications (including statements of purpose). I have also worked with families seeking counseling on college admissions (appropriate college choices, financial aid, etc.).
Sociology

Sociology

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences. I have authored juried articles in the Journal of the Sociology of Education.

Science

Anthropology,

Anthropology

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences.
Sociology

Sociology

My PhD in Comparative and International Education involves application of social science methodology to the field of education in its broadest sense, e.g., my dissertation was a study of politics and educational reform efforts in Chile under three successive regimes. I have taught university-level courses with anthropological and sociological content and methods (e.g., "Children and Urban Poverty"), as well as courses in advanced research methodology for the social sciences. I have authored juried articles in the Journal of the Sociology of Education.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a doctorate in education and have a special interest in pre-K and elementary education. I have worked with students at all levels, but have specifically tutored elementary school-age children (in reading and language arts). I also co-founded a non-profit organization that addresses the educational needs of under-served children beginning in pre-K.
Spanish,

Spanish

Very high fluency in Spanish. Formal study through graduate-level literature classes. Residential experience for extended periods in Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico.
Writing,

Writing

Talented and versatile writer, with numerous academic, journalistic, and creative writing publications. Specialized expertise in proposal and grant writing.
Reading

Test Preparation

College Counseling

College Counseling

I hold a PhD in Education, have taught and advised students at the university level for over 25 years, served as a graduate admissions chair for 10+ years, have worked with both graduate and undergraduate students on theses and dissertations, have tutored high school students who are preparing college admissions applications (including statements of purpose). I have also worked with families seeking counseling on college admissions (appropriate college choices, financial aid, etc.).

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Kathleen was very good at fine-tuning my essays. She prompted me to write more while improving and editing what I already had. Would highly recommend her.

Ethan, 5 lessons with Kathleen
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Kathleen M.

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