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Ms. Jennifer K.

specializes in Captivating College App Essays with a pro; Ivy League + UC experience · female

"I am an award-winning teacher and writing coach who shows students how to write captivating personal statements for college and scholarship applications. My students have been accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Penn, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCI, UCSB, UCSC, UCDavis, UCR, Harvey Mudd, Pomona, Tufts, University of Chicago, USC and more. I have taught 1000+ students how more...

"I am an award-winning teacher and writing coach who shows students how to write captivating personal statements for college and scholarship applications. My students have been accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Penn, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCI, UCSB, UCSC, UCDavis, UCR, Harvey Mudd, Pomona, Tufts, University of Chicago, USC and more. I have taught 1000+ students how to write this pivotal essay for their future. Testimonials available.

As a credentialed teacher for over 15 years, I use my proven 11-step Personal Imagery Method to draw authentic stories from students. I truly enjoy working with young people to help them find and tell their personal story -- and to celebrate their successes.

MIT recognized me as an influential instructor and UC Irvine honored me on its Educator Wall of Fame. I have held writing and journalism fellowships at Stanford, UCLA, and the University of Texas, Austin. I taught high school English for 11 years and served as a journalism adviser of nationally award-winning, student media for seven years.

My own writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, NPR, KCRW, KCET, East West Magazine, KoreAm Journal, and the Asian and Pacific Islander Calendar and Cultural Guide for the City of Los Angeles. I have an M.F.A. from UCLA film school and a B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I graduated from high school in the Midwest where I played three sports and earned Latin honors.

My Services: Interviewing you to help draw out your story; Leading you through writing exercises to help generate ideas, brainstorm, and craft your story; teaching techniques such as brushstrokes to improve imagery and sentence complexity (Painlessly improve your grammar, too!); Revising, editing, proofreading techniques; Providing samples of successful student essays.

Please contact me to alleviate your writer's block and stress. Get started on your essay now to make your school year less hectic. You can do it! :)" less...

Details

fee: $150 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 10 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Jennifer K. is a certified tutor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, B.A.

UCLA, Masters

Pasadena, CA 91103

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Writing - English - Proofreading - College Counseling