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Caroline C.

Published Essayist, Writing Coach, Screenwriter

Published Essayist, Writing Coach, Screenwriter

$40/hour

  • 435 hours tutoring

About Caroline


Bio

I just received my Masters of Fine Arts in Non-Fiction at the prestigious New School. You might have spied my work published on SlashFilm, The Cougar, The Mary Sue, Gurl, Birth Movies Death, or Texas Living magazine. I have checked hundreds of essays, short stories, poems, and college application personal statements. My coaching methods frequently involve quick, succinct impromptu feedback with critique and positive reinforcement. Essays, short stories, poems, college applications,...

I just received my Masters of Fine Arts in Non-Fiction at the prestigious New School. You might have spied my work published on SlashFilm, The Cougar, The Mary Sue, Gurl, Birth Movies Death, or Texas Living magazine. I have checked hundreds of essays, short stories, poems, and college application personal statements. My coaching methods frequently involve quick, succinct impromptu feedback with critique and positive reinforcement. Essays, short stories, poems, college applications, screenplays, you name them!

When reviewing college admission essays, I ascertain that the student/applicant maximizes all potential selling-points for their narrative. If you just want to hand over an essay without a meet-up session, I charge about 1 hour for 100-900 words and charge more for additional extensive work.

Even in English classes at the University of Houston, I was the class bookworm. I was a known feedback giver among fellow Creative Writers, whether it was skimming for grammar or the logistics of the narrative storytelling. I analyze classics from the pop-cultural hit Harry Potter to the conventional classics like the Scarlet Letter.

Although my days of taking ACTs and SATs have long been past, that doesn't mean I don't have the deductive tricks (courtesy of Latin classes) to test sections involving reading comprehension (I applied these tricks to the pesky vocabulary section).

I was a history gal in my circle of friends in high school and was often approached to guide them through the history materials. I may be no Lin-Manuel Miranda, but I can compose poetic trivia of history to memorable facts about history. I possess a BA in filmmaking and have script consulted for Houston short films. And I know Final Cut 10 and Adobe Premiere. I have tweaked screenplays and treatments.

I enjoy utilizing the Wyzant online platform to have examples on display, but I can meet with fellow students in-person, although I do have a policy of not meeting new clients in their homes for safety measures. Please also mind the 24-hr canc


Education

University of Houston
English-Communication
The New School
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $40
  • Rate details: There's a pandemic going on and some of you are college students, so I'm open to negotiation.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/27/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Film,

Film

At the University of Houston, I have been a Media Production Assistant for three years, guiding students around studio functions and checking in-out camera equipment. I have taken Digital Cinematography and made a music video and a few short films and served as audio engineer and editor in various projects, including commercials and comedy sketches. My greatest strengths also are in analyzing a film, its lighting, its mood, and its script.
Theater,

Theater

I have acted in few productions, including School House Rock, The Vagina Monologues, and Wozyeck. I know the basic fundamentals of theater coaching and improv exercise. In addition, I have studied play text like Shakespeare and Arthur Miller and composed my own plays in my spare time.
Video Production,

Video Production

I have handled various cameras, Sonys and DSLRs, as a Media Production Assistant for 3 years. I also have partaken in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut editing for various gigs including short films and wedding videos. I have created my own short films.
Adobe Illustrator

Business

GRE

GRE

My specialties are in the verbal comprehension as I can guide students through interpreting the contexts of the passage and show deductive tricks of solving unknown vocabulary words. I am familiar with writing a succinct outline and thesis within the first five minutes of the timed essay sections and know the intricacies of the "Analyze Issue" and "Analyze Argument" sections. I can also throw in some math.

Computer

Video Production,

Video Production

I have handled various cameras, Sonys and DSLRs, as a Media Production Assistant for 3 years. I also have partaken in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut editing for various gigs including short films and wedding videos. I have created my own short films.
Adobe Illustrator

Corporate Training

Proofreading,

Proofreading

In terms of essays and creative-writing fiction, as an editor with three years of University writing workshops, I can whip up quick critiques and list out common shortcomings that pop up on a rough draft. Depending on face-to-face session, I often like the students to read their paper aloud since that has been an effective trick of them catching their own errors. When scheduling a session with me, you're free to send in your paper and brainstorming notes ahead of time so I can be ready for face-to-face.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

Studies in Clear Horizons Early College taught me many exercises of memorizing vocabulary, whether it's putting them into a sentence or story. As a brain trainer intern at Learning RX, I know memory games that help cement vocabulary words into a child's consciousness. In addition, two years of Latin studies has help me develop deductive tricks and studies of contextual meaning, which has helped me in the SAT, ACT, and GRE vocabulary questions.
Grammar, Reading

English

ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have been prepped with techniques in reading comprehension, whether it's figuring the main idea of a passage and analyzing its context. Due to Latin studies, I have utilized the study of root words when teaching kids deductive tricks to weeding out the right answer choice in the vocabulary section.
English,

English

With an English B.A., I have three years of writing workshop experience, proofreading and offering constructive criticism for short stories, academic papers, and personal statements on college applications. I also have been a 3-time participant at the Boldface Writing Conference. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Literature,

Literature

With three years of American and British literature studies at the University of Houston, I have a sharp eye for symbolism, motifs, figurative language, intertexuality, etc. I coach students into sprucing up their thesis for their literary analysis paper and weave their ideas and brainstorming into a coherent outline toward a conclusion. Even if presented with a project or paper regarding a piece of literature I never read, I can still use the student's notes to guide them through organizing the ideas they've acquired themselves.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

In terms of essays and creative-writing fiction, as an editor with three years of University writing workshops, I can whip up quick critiques and list out common shortcomings that pop up on a rough draft. Depending on face-to-face session, I often like the students to read their paper aloud since that has been an effective trick of them catching their own errors. When scheduling a session with me, you're free to send in your paper and brainstorming notes ahead of time so I can be ready for face-to-face.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

The reading comprehension is my specialty due to being subjected to much reading in Clear Horizons Early College. Due to Latin studies, I have utilized the study of root words when teaching kids deductive tricks to weeding out the right answer choice in the vocabulary section. As someone who studied up to Algebra I in college, I can throw in math lessons.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

Studies in Clear Horizons Early College taught me many exercises of memorizing vocabulary, whether it's putting them into a sentence or story. As a brain trainer intern at Learning RX, I know memory games that help cement vocabulary words into a child's consciousness. In addition, two years of Latin studies has help me develop deductive tricks and studies of contextual meaning, which has helped me in the SAT, ACT, and GRE vocabulary questions.
Writing,

Writing

I completed three years of fiction creative writing workshop experience at the University of Houston and it has shaped me to whip up quick critiques for fiction and essay materials. I am the Editor of InStory Houston and Mosaics magazine and know the mechanics of writing quality stories and essays for publication. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Grammar, Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL

History

American History,

American History

History is not about memorizing dates and timelines, it's about being intimate with the subject matter. I'm a firm applier of using specific examples to learning about the effects of the time period, such as discussing how a specific colonist family would be affected by the Redcoats occupation of their home. In addition, I can use rap lyrics, a la-Hamilton, to make a concept humorous and memorable.
European History, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

English,

English

With an English B.A., I have three years of writing workshop experience, proofreading and offering constructive criticism for short stories, academic papers, and personal statements on college applications. I also have been a 3-time participant at the Boldface Writing Conference. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

The reading comprehension is my specialty due to being subjected to much reading in Clear Horizons Early College. Due to Latin studies, I have utilized the study of root words when teaching kids deductive tricks to weeding out the right answer choice in the vocabulary section. As someone who studied up to Algebra I in college, I can throw in math lessons.
Writing,

Writing

I completed three years of fiction creative writing workshop experience at the University of Houston and it has shaped me to whip up quick critiques for fiction and essay materials. I am the Editor of InStory Houston and Mosaics magazine and know the mechanics of writing quality stories and essays for publication. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Algebra 1, Reading

Language

TOEFL

Math

Algebra 1

Most Popular

English,

English

With an English B.A., I have three years of writing workshop experience, proofreading and offering constructive criticism for short stories, academic papers, and personal statements on college applications. I also have been a 3-time participant at the Boldface Writing Conference. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Writing,

Writing

I completed three years of fiction creative writing workshop experience at the University of Houston and it has shaped me to whip up quick critiques for fiction and essay materials. I am the Editor of InStory Houston and Mosaics magazine and know the mechanics of writing quality stories and essays for publication. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Algebra 1, Reading

Other

Government & Politics

Science

Psychology

Summer

Writing,

Writing

I completed three years of fiction creative writing workshop experience at the University of Houston and it has shaped me to whip up quick critiques for fiction and essay materials. I am the Editor of InStory Houston and Mosaics magazine and know the mechanics of writing quality stories and essays for publication. When it comes to general tutoring, my method is to utilize fun prompts to have the student unwind and become more confident with their writing. I can assist in MLA and APA formats.
Algebra 1, GED, Reading

Test Preparation

ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have been prepped with techniques in reading comprehension, whether it's figuring the main idea of a passage and analyzing its context. Due to Latin studies, I have utilized the study of root words when teaching kids deductive tricks to weeding out the right answer choice in the vocabulary section.
GRE,

GRE

My specialties are in the verbal comprehension as I can guide students through interpreting the contexts of the passage and show deductive tricks of solving unknown vocabulary words. I am familiar with writing a succinct outline and thesis within the first five minutes of the timed essay sections and know the intricacies of the "Analyze Issue" and "Analyze Argument" sections. I can also throw in some math.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

The reading comprehension is my specialty due to being subjected to much reading in Clear Horizons Early College. Due to Latin studies, I have utilized the study of root words when teaching kids deductive tricks to weeding out the right answer choice in the vocabulary section. As someone who studied up to Algebra I in college, I can throw in math lessons.
GED, PSAT, SAT Writing, TOEFL

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Good feedback

The correction and revision tips provided were specific and helpful. Provides insights into what the reader can think by reviewing the essay together. The amount of time spent was well worth it. Also, she asks how she was helpful to get feedback from us at the end to self-evaluate.

Youn Kyeong, 1 lesson with Caroline

Format

Caroline Was awesome To work with she was quick responses great communication I will definitely use again she knows all the formats and excellent with proof reading

Stacy, 1 lesson with Caroline

Superb, Knowledgeable Teacher

My 12th grade daughter has been stressing about her college essay. She would start one but not confident enough to finish. Caroline was able to discuss and brainstorm ideas on her chosen topic. She now have a solid draft to work on after today’s lesson. Thank you Caroline. We will keep you posted on her progress.

Layley, 1 lesson with Caroline

Knowledgeable and patient

Caroline is very patient and good with my 8-year old son. She also designed many different exercises for my son to keep him focused and interested. My son even made a video after class with the poem he learned in class. Thank you Caroline!

JIewen, 19 lessons with Caroline

Doctoral Essay

Caroline is excellent! One of the best sessions I’ve ever had. She’s amazing at finding the story in your draft and developing a statement that captures any reader. I Highly recommend her.

Liz, 3 lessons with Caroline

A great writing tutor

Caroline is a knowledgeable and structured writing tutor. She is also very patient, flexible and inspiring. She uses different approach and guide my son through the different types of writing. My son has been enjoying the lessons with her very much. So if you are looking for professional writing teacher? Try Caroline!

lisa, 6 lessons with Caroline

APA style.

Very patient and answers all the questions you ask.Ready to make you learn and giving you many examples on how to tackle a question. Will schedule another session with her.

Janice, 1 lesson with Caroline

Engaging, well prepared teacher-

The lesson was very well prepared, she is clear about all concepts. My 12 year old son loved her lesson, it was engaging. We will continue taking lessons with her. A+!

Carla, 4 lessons with Caroline

Very professional

She is a very professional tutor throughout to the end; she knows what to do with the problems my project had. And the way she communicated me was very helpful finding out what the weakness I had. I learned a lot. I could not thank her enough and will def come back her in the future.

Haruka, 1 lesson with Caroline
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$40/hour

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