Caroline B.

Monmouth Junction, NJ


Amusing Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Reading Specialist

In-person lessons
Replies after +3 days

Message Caroline

Send Caroline a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Caroline or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive responses from additional tutors

If you select this option, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.

College of New Jersey
English, Education


College of New Jersey (English, Education)

About Caroline

Overview of
I am well versed in approaches to teaching grammar, vocabulary, and writing as well as reading comprehension and test taking.

*Certified English Teacher*
I have earned a degree in English and secondary education through The College of New Jersey and have taught middle school Language Arts classes through student teaching and as a full time teacher.

*Tutoring Experiences*
I tutored for a several months at an elementary school as well as with a local tutoring center in Piscataway, NJ where I tutored in all subjects include SAT prep, Praxis prep, and math.

I have also worked as a tutor through a very highly regarded tutoring company founded by two Princeton University graduates.

*Current Free-Lance Tutoring*
I am currently working with a number of students from 4th to 12th grade and am enjoying helping each of these students grow. Over the course of my teaching experiences, I have collated a number of resources and self-constructed lessons to address a variety of needs for a range of students' abilities.

*Teaching Philosophy*
My teaching style is very student-centered, utilizing methods in which students learn through creation or replication of model texts or through the application of words and concepts, rather than the mere memorization of them. Though I believe teaching does involve the collection of and development of knowledge, I also have come to believe that "education is the lighting of a fire" more so than "the filling of a pail," and so, I am committed to creating a personalized experience for each of my students, emphasizing subjects and aspects of writing that interest and motivate them.

*Vocabulary instruction is dependent upon the level of the student and the intentions of vocabulary study. I either focus on the meaning of word parts or utilize more creative means of learning words if studying for a test.

*Writing instruction is entirely driven by the student's strengths and weaknesses, as evaluated through the lens of the six-traits of writing. Conferencing, mini-lessons, student application of lessons, and authentic writing exercises are essential.

*Grammar instruction, also determined by the student's own knowledge, is aided by examples, counter-examples, creative mnemonic devices, and the application of correct grammar in writing.

*Reading Comprehension is driven by the observations of and analysis of each student's strengths and weaknesses. Though I have experience working with students who are having trouble decoding language (who thus need phonetic training), I am most comfortable working with students to develop good reading habits and developing critical thinking skills.

*Varying Approaches to Tutoring*
I can apply myself to tutoring a student with a specific writing or Language Arts assignment, as a supplement to the units being taught in a student's class, or as enrichment-- geared towards addressing students' individual weaknesses, as seen fit by my own assessments, your input, or a student's self-assessment.

For those interested in summer tutoring, homework and more intensive tutoring can be provided to whatever extent is desired.

*Meeting Logistics*
I am open to meeting in libraries, schools, or in-home. I am also open to group lessons and have experience working with multiple students at a time.
Overview of
I am well versed in approaches to teaching grammar, vocabulary, and writing as well as
Read more

3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
In-person lessons
ACT English, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Geometry, Reading, SAT Reading,
Test Preparation:
ACT English, College Counseling,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

College Counseling

As someone with a secondary education and English degree, I am qualified to help guide students in their decisions regarding colleges before and after being accepted.


English and Secondary Education magna cum laude graduate from The College of New Jersey

Currently the Director of Princeton Tutoring


-Praxis exam for students studying to become teachers-

On the Praxis II exam (which includes both English/Literature specific information and tests the writing, reading, and pedagogical knowledge of the test taker--slightly more comprehensive than the Praxis I reading/writing sections) I scored in the top 15th percentile.

My official score sheet can be produced upon request.

SAT Reading

*Magna cum laude English and Secondary Education graduate from TCNJ

*GRE Writing score in the 92nd percentile

*2100 on the SAT

*Director of Princeton Tutoring

SAT Writing

*English and Secondary Education magna cum laude graduate from The College of New Jersey

*GRE writing score in the 92nd percentile

*SAT Score 2100

*Princeton Tutoring Director

College of New Jersey
English, Education


College of New Jersey (English, Education)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Caroline will travel within 20 miles of Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.

Background Check Status for Caroline B.

Caroline B. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Caroline, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.