Over 10 tutoring hours

Killian Y.

Cresskill, NJ

$40/hr

Northwestern journalism graduate specializing writing and editing

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Replies in 20 hours
Background check passed as of 10/7/14
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20hrs Response Time

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Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism
Journalism Major, Sociology Minor

Education

Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism (Journalism Major, Sociology Minor)

About Killian

Hi,

My name’s Killian Y.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

I have interned with Rolling Stone, SPIN and Consequence of Sound. I have continued to work as a music writer for Consequence of Sound in my free time. I work full-time in New York City as an Assistant Account Executive at a PR firm, and my availability generally falls on the weekends.

I hail from a sleepy suburb of New Jersey outside of New York City.

My previous work experience includes being an editorial intern for Rapp (an advertising agency), a tutor in high school, and a second-grade teacher's assistant at Oakton Elementary School in Evanston, Ill.

My experience working with younger kids has taught me that establishing a friendly relationship with the student is key to getting results. The way I conduct tutoring is always very low-key and low-pressure with positive encouragement. I want the student to feel that his or her tutoring session isn't a chore or punishment, but rather more along the lines of receiving academic help from a friend.
Hi,

My name’s Killian Y.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

I have interned with Rolling Stone, SPIN and Consequence of Sound. I have continued to work as a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Cresskill, NJ 07626
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Discrete Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Biology
Computer:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop
History:
American History, European History, World History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism
Journalism Major, Sociology Minor

Education

Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism (Journalism Major, Sociology Minor)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Killian will travel within 20 miles of Cresskill, NJ 07626.

Background Check Status for Killian Y.

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