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Ms. Abby K.

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"With more than 20 years of professional writing and teaching experience and a master's in journalism from Harvard, I know what it takes to write well, and I can teach you. I can help you conquer writer's block, say what's in your heart and mind, make yourself understood, stand out from thousands of applicants ... and get good grades. I also have a knack for explaining grammar to my students in a way that's more...

"With more than 20 years of professional writing and teaching experience and a master's in journalism from Harvard, I know what it takes to write well, and I can teach you. I can help you conquer writer's block, say what's in your heart and mind, make yourself understood, stand out from thousands of applicants ... and get good grades. I also have a knack for explaining grammar to my students in a way that's easy to understand.

CONTESTS:

I can help you craft and revise essays for contests! Editorials, Reviews, Narrative ... New York Times and Scholastic. I've taught several classes and my past students have won awards.

COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAYS:

I can help you craft a creative, compelling essay that showcases your strengths and individuality. We will take into consideration what the admissions folks are looking for and use some marketing savvy, but in the end it's all about you. I won't write it for you ... but I'll do everything I can to help you write an essay that will do you proud.

My students have been accepted at American University, Bates College, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin, Brandeis, Carnegie-Mellon, Colby, Columbia, Emory, Johns Hopkins, NYU, Northeastern, Princeton, RPI, Smith College, Tufts University, Tulane, UMass-Amherst, UGeorgia, UMichigan, USC, UT - Austin, Villanova, Wellesley College, and Yale.

WRITING: middle and high school, college

From choosing a thesis to logical structure to a memorable conclusion, I can provide guidance for your essay on any topic you need to tackle.

HIGHER LEVEL/BUSINESS/MARKETING WRITING

I've helped MIT MBA candidates with their theses, doctors with their research proposals, and career changers with their resumes and cover letters. Need to write better memos? An advertising campaign? An annual report? I can help.

SATs

I'll teach you how to: decide between two answers that both seem correct, make sense of the passages written in Ye Olde English, and tell the difference between a colon and semi-colon." less...

Details

fee: $145 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 6 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Abby K. is a certified tutor

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Political Science

Harvard University, M.A. Journalism, Masters

Brookline, MA 02445

Subjects Tutored

Grammar - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - Literature - Proofreading - SAT Reading - SAT Writing - PSAT - ACT English - Study Skills