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Sophia A.

Harvard Graduate in History & English

Harvard Graduate in History & English

$45/hour

  • Park Slope Brooklyn, NY 11215

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I've been tutoring since I was in high school, and continued to tutor peers (and, eventually, teach entire classrooms of students) through college and after graduation. As a tutor, I like to help students build on where they already have skills and strengths, and also challenge them to tackle skills or concepts that they find most challenging, without letting them become frustrated. My specialties are in English (including reading and writing, both for test prep and school) and History, ...

I've been tutoring since I was in high school, and continued to tutor peers (and, eventually, teach entire classrooms of students) through college and after graduation. As a tutor, I like to help students build on where they already have skills and strengths, and also challenge them to tackle skills or concepts that they find most challenging, without letting them become frustrated.

My specialties are in English (including reading and writing, both for test prep and school) and History, which were my majors at Harvard College. I've continued to work in these disciplines since I graduated, and I bring my passion for these subjects into my tutoring work.

I believe becoming a good reader and writer is at the heart of being a good thinker and communicator, and I am particularly passionate about giving people the tools to read and write with clarity and strength. I've helped students of many different ages and ability levels improve these skills. I was selected to be a Writing Tutor at Harvard College and the Harvard Extension School, where I helped students improve the organization, clarity, and elegance of their writing. I've also taught English to classes of 6th and 7th graders, and as a remedial subject for students at a whole range of ages.

In addition to English, I also studied History in college, and worked as a Teaching Assistant for a college-level class on American History. Since graduating, I've worked professionally as a historical researcher and writer. I love this subject, and love helping other people become excited about it, as well.

I'd love to learn more about your own interests and goals (what's a struggle for you right now? What skills are you hoping to develop? What do you want to achieve?), and then talk more about how you can get there. Please feel welcome to be in touch to learn more about me and my experience.


Education

Harvard College
History and English

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Lesson cancellation: 8 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

English

English, SAT Reading

History

American History, European History

Homeschool

English, SAT Reading

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English

Test Preparation

SAT Reading

$45/hour

Sophia A.

$45/hour

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  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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