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Derek R.

Mechanicville, NY

$40/hour

Experienced English tutor with enthusiasm for subject

In-person lessons

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Marist College
Communications
Columbia University
Master's

Education

Marist College (Communications)

Columbia University (Master's)

About Derek

Derek is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York who loves all things writing. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in journalism, while double-minoring in creative writing and English literature.

He will attend Columbia University’s MFA Program for Creative Writing next fall.

He has written for newspapers like the Albany Times Union, magazines like Marist’s Diversity Works Magazine, and blogs like The Red Fox Report and Fox Tales. In the past year, his fiction has been published in Sink Hollow, Atticus Review, Potluck Literary Magazine, Crab Fat Literary Magazine, and the Mosaic Literary Journal.

In the fall of 2015, Derek was part of a team of students which won the Marist Communications Department’s “Best Overall Senior Capstone Project.” Their team created a non-profit website to alleviate homelessness in Dutchess County.

Derek is an avid traveler and spent five months studying abroad at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

-Master of Fine Arts candidate for Creative Writing at Columbia University

-English tutor at Marist College for one year

Derek is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York who loves all things writing. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in journalism, while double-minoring in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Mechanicville, NY 12118
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, TOEFL, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL

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Marist College
Communications
Columbia University
Master's

Education

Marist College (Communications)

Columbia University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Derek will travel within 40 miles of Mechanicville, NY 12118.