Edward B.


Edward B.

Tutor

New Orleans, LA 70119

Will travel 20 miles

$50 per hour.

4.0 3 ratings

Writing Tutor, Certified HS AP English Teacher with Three Degrees

If you want to master writing or just need someone to proofread an academic paper few other tutors can offer you the real and concrete lessons that I can. My unique qualifications and actual experience teaching writing to over six hundred students equip me with a set of tools that other teachers just don't have. As an author with experience writing legal briefs, novels, academic essays, and a former teacher I not only know how to excel as a writer but I also know how to teach others to be... [more]


Vocabulary

I am a certified high school English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar. My experience includes working as a writing tutor at Sarah Lawrence College and helping both undergraduate and graduate students on everything from one page papers to book length works submitted by graduate students for their master thesis, as well as teaching high school students how to improve their writing for both timed and untimed essays of various lengths and topics. I also can help students who struggle when it comes to timed writings such as those on the AP exams.


Grammar

I am a certified high school English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar. My experience includes working as a writing tutor at Sarah Lawrence College and helping both undergraduate and graduate students on everything from one page papers to book length works submitted by graduate students for their master thesis, as well as, teaching high school students how to improve their writing for both timed and untimed essays of various lengths and topics. I also can help students who struggle when it comes to timed writings such as those on the AP exams.


European History


Reading

I am a certified high school English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar. My experience includes working as a writing tutor at Sarah Lawrence College and helping both undergraduate and graduate students on everything from one page papers to book length works submitted by graduate students for their master thesis, as well as teaching high school students how to improve their writing for both timed and untimed essays of various lengths and topics. I also can help students who struggle when it comes to timed writings such as those on the AP exams.


Writing

I have an M.F.A. in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and I am a certified English teacher who taught AP English Literature and Pre-AP English 2 at a pubic high school in Houston from 2009-2012. The last two years I worked as one of three graduate writing tutors at Sarah Lawrence College and worked with undergraduates and graduate students to improve their writing. I tutored college students on everything from one page essay assignments to book length works that graduate students submitted for their master thesis requirement. During this time I worked on a regular weekly basis with students and I aided many students through the entire writing process and multiple drafts. I also had many short one time walk-in appointments. I tutored both native and non-native English speakers. My experience includes helping students with their academic, legal, creative writing, writing for AP exams and the SAT, and students' essays for college. Currently I am finishing a novel for publication and represented by an agent at Foundry Literary Media.


Geography


English

I am a certified High School English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar. My experience includes working as a writing tutor at Sarah Lawrence College and helping both undergraduate and graduate students on everything from one page papers to book length works submitted by graduate students for their master thesis, as well as, teaching high school students how to improve their writing for both timed and untimed essays of various lengths and topics. I also can help students who struggle when it comes to timed writings such as those on the AP exams.


Government & Politics


Literature

As an undergrad at Sarah Lawrence College I have a total of 35 credits from writing and literature classes and an additional 37 credits from my time at the University of Houston-Law Center and the graduate writing program at Sarah Lawrence College. In addition, having taken over 70 credits of literature courses I taught AP English Literature for three years in the Houston Independent School District. Not only am I still certified to teach English, I am also certified by the College Board to teach AP English Literature and AP English Language--courses considered to be college-level classes by the College Board.


Proofreading

I have an M.F.A. in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and I am a certified English teacher who taught AP English Literature and Pre-AP English 2 at a pubic high school in Houston from 2009-2012. The last two years I worked as one of three graduate writing tutors at Sarah Lawrence College and worked with undergraduates and graduate students to improve their writing. I tutored college students on everything from one page essay assignments to book length works that graduate students submitted for their master thesis requirement. During this time I worked on a regular weekly basis with students and I aided many students through the entire writing process and multiple drafts. I also had many short one time walk-in appointments. I tutored both native and non-native English speakers. My experience includes helping students with their academic, legal, creative writing, writing for AP exams and the SAT, and students' essays for college. Currently I am finishing a novel for publication and represented by an agent at Foundry Literary Media.


SAT Reading

As an undergrad at Sarah Lawrence College I have a total of 35 credits from writing and literature classes and an additional 37 credits from my time at the University of Houston-Law Center and the graduate writing program at Sarah Lawrence College. In addition, having taken over 70 credits of literature courses I taught AP English Literature for three years in the Houston Independent School District. Not only am I still certified to teach English, I am also certified by the College Board to teach AP English Literature and AP English Language--courses considered to be college-level classes by the College Board.


SAT Writing

I have an M.F.A. in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and I am a certified English teacher who taught AP English Literature and Pre-AP English 2 at a pubic high school in Houston from 2009-2012. The last two years I worked as one of three graduate writing tutors at Sarah Lawrence College and worked with undergraduates and graduate students to improve their writing. I tutored college students on everything from one page essay assignments to book length works that graduate students submitted for their master thesis requirement. During this time I worked on a regular weekly basis with students and I aided many students through the entire writing process and multiple drafts. I also had many short one time walk-in appointments. I tutored both native and non-native English speakers. My experience includes helping students with their academic, legal, creative writing, writing for AP exams and the SAT, and students' essays for college. Currently I am finishing a novel for publication and represented by an agent at Foundry Literary Media.


PSAT

I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar. My experience includes working as a writing tutor at Sarah Lawrence College and helping both undergraduate and graduate students on everything from one page papers to book length works submitted by graduate students for their master thesis, as well as, teaching high school students how to improve their writing for both timed and untimed essays of various lengths and topics. I also can help students who struggle when it comes to timed writings such as those on the AP exams.


SSAT


ACT Reading

I am a certified High School English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar.


ACT English

I am a certified High School English teacher and have three years of experience teaching AP English Literature and English IV Prep to seniors. I have helped prepare over six hundred students for college and for the ACT, the SAT, and the AP English Literature Exam. I can help students specifically with reading comprehension or the elements of English grammar.


ADHD

I am a certified High School English teacher with three years of teaching experience. During this time I worked with students with ADD/ADHD as well as many other different modifications. This includes students both in my advance placement classes as well as my preparatory classes.


TAKS

I am a Texas certified High School English teacher with three years of teaching experience who did not have a single student fail the reading or writing sections of the TAKS test.


Criminal Justice

I have a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and experience working in the legal field. I also have worked for the innocence project with a client on female death row in Texas and have extensive knowledge of both the court system and the inner workings of how prisons function.


STAAR

I am a Texas certified High School English teacher with three years of teaching experience. During this time I worked at a school chosen by the Houston Independent School District to be a test school for the STAAR test before it was implemented.