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Working with a certified AP English Literature and Composition tutor can be a great way to increase your self-confidence heading into your exam. If you're concerned about the logistics of attending in-person study sessions, Varsity Tutors has created a Live Learning Platform that facilitates study sessions anywhere with a stable internet connection.

We can also arrange your choice of private or group tutoring on your behalf. Here are a few of the benefits associated with online AP English Literature and Composition tutoring:

  • The flexibility to choose your own learning environment
  • Every session is recorded automatically for future reference
  • Integrated practice questions to facilitate collaborative work with your instructor
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Boost Your AP English Literature and Composition Score

A private instructor can help you with every aspect of the AP English Literature and Composition Exam. Section I consists of five reading passages followed by multiple-choice questions.

Your instructor can show you how to jot down important information so you don't have to reference the passage every time you go to double-check something. Your tutor can also teach you how to rule out incorrect answer choices if you're stumped. Section II is comprised of three writing prompts, the last of which requires a literary analysis of one or more works read in the course. Your instructor can review each book you've read and provide tips on which works might work best for specific types of prompts.

Best Ways To Prep For AP English Literature and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition is all about understanding and evaluating fiction and writing effective argumentative essays supporting your position. These skills can be difficult to develop on your own, but thankfully an AP English Literature and Composition tutor can help you out.

For example, your academic coach can show you how to work from an outline to give your arguments a logical structure readers can easily follow. They can also review the rhetorical techniques fiction authors use to get their point across, making it easier to interpret works. Unfortunately, software-based test prep options are ill-suited to the type of creative analysis demanded by your course.

How much does an AP English Literature and Composition tutor cost?

The price of online AP English Literature and Composition tutoring depends on several different factors, including how often you meet your instructor and the specific concepts you'd like to review. For example, a student who wants a tutor to help them cram the day before their AP Exam would pay a different hourly rate than somebody who arranges regular weekly meetings with their instructor.

If you're on a budget, we can also enroll you in a Varsity Tutors AP English Literature and Composition class or set you up with group tutoring to deliver premium value for your money. Please reach out to a friendly Educational Director online or by phone to discuss more specific pricing information.

How do I choose an AP English Literature and Composition tutor?

A great AP English Literature and Composition tutor combines outstanding communication skills with a thorough knowledge of everything taught in the course. We thoroughly vet every instructor in our network, so the instructor who we recommend to you will bring both of these things to the table.

We also search for instructors who understand how to pinpoint the root cause of any learning obstacles that arise, making it easier for you to overcome them. Perhaps most importantly, we will connect you with a tutor who can teach to your innate learning style to improve your study efficiency. Why go through the hassle of finding a great tutor on your own when we make the process so easy?

Are AP English Literature and Composition tutors worth it?

Independent research suggests that as many as 80 percent of students can potentially benefit from private instruction, including high-achievers who already earn good grades. The AP English Literature and Composition Exam can be challenging, and you should look for every advantage you can get as you pursue college credit as a high schooler.

A private tutor can also help you develop superior study skills that you can use as an undergraduate and beyond. If you're ready to experience the difference that private instruction can make for yourself, please contact us using the "Get Started" tab above or the phone number on this page today! You'll be glad you did.

How can a AP English Literature and Composition tutor help you?

The AP English Literature and Composition exam is one of the most difficult exams on which to achieve a perfect 5. Not only do you have to be well versed in the traditional canon of English literature, covering everything from Chaucer to Fitzgerald, but you have to be ready to tackle both essay and multiple-choice questions that test your ability to recall, interpret, and expand upon key concepts, themes, motifs, and character traits. Although you may already be enrolled in an AP English Literature class at school, preparing for the AP English Literature exam with a private tutor could further help you boost that score toward a coveted 5.

Varsity Tutors helps you select a tutor based on your unique student profile, which accounts for your specific difficulties, strengths, learning habits, and concerns about the exam. Your instructor can help you become familiar with the types of multiple-choice questions on the AP English Literature exam, gaining the ability to answer with accuracy and speed. Each tutor has extensive experience in teaching effective test-taking strategies that are tailored to the AP English Literature exam. They have aced the exam, and regularly use the skills they gained through AP English and Literature. These tutors have hands-on experience that you can't get through a textbook.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by Cormac
Today we worked on responses to Freakonomics. We finished the first two chapters and she is going to work on the next four over the weekend. These will be done by Tuesday so next week we can start on a new book and a new set of assignments.
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Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by Danielle
The student and I reviewed one of his essays for English. He is an extremely bright student, very impressive but wants to improve his grades his is earning on his timed essays. We thoroughly examined and dissected what he wrote and the areas he needs to focus on to earn a higher grade. He has some slight trouble with proper word choice and being able to identify an author's tone and how to write and analyze that. I went over that with him and told him he needs to keep in mind the global idea and vision of what the author is trying to accomplish, keeping in mind the genre and rhetorical strategies the author is employing.
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Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by George
We went over the student's government, English, and chemistry material. Much of the session was spent reviewing what is currently being covered in his classes. We reviewed organization and study skills.
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Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by Marin
I helped get the student started on a research paper. She selected a prompt, brainstormed topic ideas, took extensive notes, developed a tentative thesis statement, and devised a plan for getting started on research.
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Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by Kate
The student and I worked through her annotated bibliography assignment, editing her existing sources and annotations as well as developing a number of additional possible sources. We discussed how the creation of the outline for her research paper influences the selection of her sources, and vice versa, and came up with a rough outline to guide her through the creation of the rest of her bibliography. We made plans to meet again on Thursday in order to edit the upcoming additions to her bibliography.
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Online AP English Literature and Composition Tutoring review by Lydia
During our session, the student worked on his rough draft for his Personal Statement while I proofread his rough draft for his Frankenstein assignment. Once I was done proofreading and he had written his rough draft, we edited his Frankenstein paper. He is going to print off the paper so I can do a handwritten edit of the rough draft and we can finish the final draft at our next session.
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