Writing is awesome. Whether you're telling a story, arguing a point, or just trying to express yourself clearly, writing is one of the best tools available for connecting and communicating with others. It's a shame, then, that for many students the rewarding skill of putting a persuasive, organized thought on paper?the skill of writing an essay--has been taught as a pointless exercise in saying a lot of words about a random topic for no particular reason, full of unexplained rules they have t... [more]
I currently teach an SAT class at Elite Educational Institute, and have both experience with and training in SAT instruction.
My degree in philosophy from the University of Miami required me to take several courses involving formal logic. While only one class was explicitly focused on symbolic logic, the techniques involved were utilized in many of my ethics and epistemology courses. Through my background in English, I have a great deal of experience with persuasive essays, the analysis and construction of which requires an understanding of logical principles.