...One mantra to repeat on the Writing section is, "Get rid of the junk." Distill each clause into its subject, verb, and object by omitting the modifiers and appositives.
"The boy examines the document."
There really aren't many ways to trick the ear like this, so I will show you how to spot al... (read more)
...Even the most advanced and high-performing students can struggle to balance the high demands and heavy workload common in so many of New York's college preparatory schools. Today's school environment has become extremely competitive and challenging as students are asked to balance heavy academic... (read more)
...My freelance writing has run the gamut from general interest to literary profile to sports journalism. My experience with writers has included helping the very young to professionals. My undergraduate degree at Columbia was in English. (read more)
...While earning a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and English at UCLA, I also took creative writing workshops that developed my ability to critique other writing constructively. I became an ESL tutor at UCLA after taking a Linguistics course on teaching ESL effectively and found it a really reward... (read more)
I have taught creative writing at the undergraduate level at New York University, and I have tutored extensively at the college level (as a writing tutor for two years at Yale University). I also have experience tutoring elementary-school students. In addition, I have studied writing at the graduat... (read more)