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Joseph S.

Buffalo, NY

$30/hour

English and Literature Tutor for All Ages

In-person lessons

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Rutgers
English
University at Buffalo
PhD

Education

Rutgers (English)

University at Buffalo (PhD)

About Joseph

I am currently a PhD student in English at the University of Buffalo. Before coming to Buffalo, I was a writing and English tutor for three years at Rutgers University, where I also earned a BA in English literature and a minor in French language. My main area of expertise is English literature, writing, and grammar. I am also capable of tutoring SAT English and Spanish. I have experience working with students of all ages, from 10-22, in a one-to-one and small group setting. I work with students to determine what they want to develop and to identify strengths and weaknesses in order to make learning student-motivated and student-led. I find this helps students of all ages feel more confident in their abilities and creates an encouraging learning environment. I am currently a PhD student in English at the University of Buffalo. Before coming to Buffalo, I was a writing and English tutor for three years at Rutgers University, where I also earned a BA in English Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Buffalo, NY 14228
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT English, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary

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SAT Reading

I scored at the 95th percentile in SAT reading.

Rutgers
English
University at Buffalo
PhD

Education

Rutgers (English)

University at Buffalo (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 20 miles of Buffalo, NY 14228.