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Kent O.

Specialist in Communication Skills

Specialist in Communication Skills

$90/hour

  • 29 hours tutoring

About Kent


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Currently teaching writing at the college level, I am a former book and magazine editor, New York state certified teacher in social studies, and freelance writer.

I have worked on both the process and product of professional writers, students in elementary school and those in-between. I have tutored students improving their language skills prior to taking the SAT, helped applicants write a "college essay" that gives a true picture of what makes them unique, and aided young professionals who...

Currently teaching writing at the college level, I am a former book and magazine editor, New York state certified teacher in social studies, and freelance writer.

I have worked on both the process and product of professional writers, students in elementary school and those in-between. I have tutored students improving their language skills prior to taking the SAT, helped applicants write a "college essay" that gives a true picture of what makes them unique, and aided young professionals who wanted their resume to market them effectively as a unique candidate.

If these are your communication goals or you have others, let's figure out what exactly what you want to achieve and work together until you are happy with the results.


Education

Columbia University
undergrad
CCNY Graduate Center
Other
Manhattanville College, School of Education
Masters

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $90
  • Travel policy: Within 10 miles of New York, NY 10031
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 2/24/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Elementary Education

Study Skills,

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.
Reading

English

English,

English

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Literature,

Literature

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. Graduate work was in American Studies, before I went on to receive an MA in teaching from Manhattanville. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism.
Writing,

Writing

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

History

American History,

American History

I am a New York State certified teacher of social studies for grades 5-12. Relevant graduate work was done at both the CUNY Graduate Center and Manhattanville College.
Social Studies

Social Studies

I am a New York State certified teacher of social studies grades 5-12. I also completed a master's degree in teaching at Manhattanville College. I look forward to working with you or your student.

Homeschool

English,

English

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.
Writing,

Writing

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Reading, SAT Reading

Most Popular

English,

English

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.
Writing,

Writing

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Reading

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.

Summer

Study Skills,

Study Skills

The key to good study skills is to find the resonance and relevance between the subject and the student. In my own pursuit of education and in work with students as a NY state certified teacher it is clear that anyone can cram data into their head that may or may not stay as long as an upcoming test. My goal in helping to improve study skills (by improving focus, note-taking, and time management) is to help students recognize that what they gain from timely preparation and active participation in their education is of much greater value to them than all the things they fear and think they dislike about the action of learning outside the classroom.
Writing,

Writing

My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. I have been a book and magazine editor. My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals.
Reading

Test Preparation

SAT Reading, SAT Writing

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