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Megan M.

Souderton, PA

$75/hour

Your Perfect Prof w/a Ph.D/Professional U.S. History/English Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/22/14
4.9 average from 37 ratings
Perfect tutor for my daughter
— Denise, New York, NY on 8/6/14

$75/Hour


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University of Scranton
History
Villanova University
Master's
Fordham University
PhD

Education

University of Scranton (History)

Villanova University (Master's)

Fordham University (PhD)

About Megan

As a Ph.D. in U.S. History with a strong writing background, I am a seasoned, confident and passionate educator with six years of teaching and tutoring experience.

I seek to help all students succeed, having taught U.S. & European History surveys and advanced History courses alike. While teaching and tutoring, I encourage students to think critically about history, and to consider how the past impacts the present. In short, I seek to engage my students with the study of history, and to help it come alive for my students.

While I was an English minor in college, I have also taught English Comp. courses, having been specially trained in a year-long practicum to do so. In addition, I have five years of experience as a professional journalist and magazine editor. With respect to writing, then, I offer a unique skill set to help students to strengthen their writing skills, having excelled in both an academic as well a professional writing setting.

With my strong writing background, I can also help you to write exceptional college entrance essays, and to prepare for the verbal sections of your college entrance exams (both SAT & ACT).

If you're looking to excel in English/writing or History, I am the tutor for you!
As a Ph.D. in U.S. History with a strong writing background, I am a seasoned, confident and passionate educator with six years of teaching and tutoring experience.

I seek to help all students succeed, having taught U.S. & European History surveys and advanced History courses alike. While teaching and tutoring, I encourage students to
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Souderton, PA 18964
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Perfect tutor for my daughter"

- Denise, New York, NY on 8/6/14
Megan replied on 8/7/2014

I have greatly enjoyed working with your daughter. She is exceptionally bright, ambitious, and conscientious, and her dedication to and diligence in her SAT prep is impressive. Thanks for the opportunity to work with your daughter, and I look forward to our continued work on her SAT prep! Best, Megan

"Outstanding Tutor!"

- Kerry, Sandwich, MA on 5/30/14

"Wonderful tutor, highly recommend."

- Jessica, Osterville, MA on 5/28/13
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary
Business:
GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

Extremely solid performance on the verbal sections of standardized tests; equip students with study techniques to improve their own performance

ACT Reading

Strong performance on reading/verbal sections of standardized tests; ability to strengthen students' confidence in their performance, namely improving reading comprehension, as well as a student's ability to manage his/her time most efficiently while reading

American History

Ph.D. Candidate in U.S. History; extensive experience with, knowledge of and enthusiasm for American History; ability to make history come alive for my students, as well as encourage them to its study; four years of college teaching experience in U.S. History, both survey and advanced history courses

College Counseling

As someone who has worked closely tutoring college students in preparing essays for scholarships and writing papers for English courses, I believe I can be of great assistance to students in preparing college entrance essays. Since I am a graduate student who had to write several essays to apply for my graduate program, I also believe I know what college admissions officials are looking for in entrance essays.

English

Excellent in assisting students to appreciate and improve their English study and writing skills in tutoring sessions; in-depth writing/English/journalism background; experienced teaching Eng. Comp. courses

European History

Comprehensive background in all history specialties, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, while earning my MA, and (currently) working toward my Ph.D.

Geography

Comprehensive background in all history-related specialties, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, while earning my MA, and (currently) working toward my Ph.D.

Government & Politics

In-depth knowledge of American government, due to advanced graduate studies in American History

Grammar

Keen, nuanced grasp of the mechanics of English grammar; unmatched ability to communicate this expertise to my students; college teaching experience in basic Eng. grammar

GRE

Strong past performance on this exam, particularly in the Verbal and Writing sections

Literature

College teaching experience in Eng. Literature; extensive background in English and writing

Proofreading

Two years of experience as a magazine editor; superior proofreading skills

Reading

Understand the importance of reading to a student's academic success; easily able to assist students with improving their reading comprehension and study skills

SAT Reading

Very solid performance on the verbal and reading sections of standardized tests; equip students with study techniques to improve their own performance

SAT Writing

Very strong performance on the verbal sections of standardized tests; equip students with solid study techniques to improve their own performance

Social Studies

As a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. History, I believe that I am well-equipped to tutor students in Social Studies as well.

Vocabulary

Incredibly vast vocabulary, due to extensive career in academia; skilled in teaching students how to constantly strengthen their own vocabulary through consistent reading and writing on a daily basis

World History

Comprehensive background in all history specialties, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, while earning my MA, and (currently) working toward my Ph.D.; ability to engage students in the study of history

Writing

Professional and academic background in writing; equip students with tools to continuously and consistently improve their writing skills and creativity; strengthen students confidence in their ability to write well on their own

University of Scranton
History
Villanova University
Master's
Fordham University
PhD

Education

University of Scranton (History)

Villanova University (Master's)

Fordham University (PhD)

Perfect tutor for my daughter

Megan continues to be the perfect SAT tutor for my daughter. She is friendly, supportive, professional, and cares not only about how my daughter is progressing with her academic preparation, but also whether or not she is gaining confidence towards the material.

— Denise, New York, NY on 8/6/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Megan will travel within 20 miles of Souderton, PA 18964.