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Mr. Jonathan K.

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"My passion is mentoring bright students with their essay writing. My primary focus is helping high-school seniors with strategizing, planning, and revising their college application essays. I also frequently work with students on:

- Transfer application essays

- Graduate School application essays

- Scholarship application essays

- Essays (LEQs and DBQs) for AP History Exams (US more...

"My passion is mentoring bright students with their essay writing. My primary focus is helping high-school seniors with strategizing, planning, and revising their college application essays. I also frequently work with students on:

- Transfer application essays

- Graduate School application essays

- Scholarship application essays

- Essays (LEQs and DBQs) for AP History Exams (US, European, and World)

- Academic essays of all kinds, especially in history and literature

- Multi-source, thesis-driven research essays

- Lincoln-Douglas debate cases

- Personal essays (creative nonfiction writing)

With twenty-five years' experience in teaching writing, I've earned a solid reputation for helping applicants garner admission to top-tier universities like Yale, Columbia, MIT, Princeton, and Brown.

PUTTING YOUR MIND AT EASE

With a personal statement and a dozen or more supplement essays to write--from scratch--the college application process can be immensely daunting, for students and parents alike. If you work with me, my first priority is to put you at ease by explaining how I will:

(a) break the workload down into achievable pieces;

(b) support you as you tackle the challenges of each essay; and

(c) help you make meaningful progress in every session.

Our very first meeting will identify goals and topics for the Common App personal statement (the "main essay") so we can begin writing immediately. By our third meeting, we'll have a comprehensive action plan, including a strategy for saving time and effort with supplement essays without sacrificing quality.

KEEPING YOU IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT

My professional philosophy is that every essay you write needs to reflect *your* ideas and resonate with *your* own authentic voice. My job is to support you through each step of the writing process by:

- Strategizing with you to choose options and topics that effectively convey your most compelling strengths to admissions officers;

- Asking you detailed questions to guide your brainstorming and freewriting;

- Crafting a th" less...

Details

fee: $180 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Jonathan K. is a certified tutor

Yale University; summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Archaeology, with distinction

Tufts University; Education with concentration in English, MEd

New York, NY 10018

Subjects Tutored

American History - European History - Writing - English - Literature - Social Studies