I am an English, Writing (creative, expository, persuasive/research), and German tutor with several years of experience tutoring K-12 students in creative writing and literacy. I have an MFA degree in English and fiction writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and have taught classes in fiction writing at the University of Iowa. I have received a C1 certification in German through Middlebury College's rigorous German Language School, and completed an extensive German immersion program at the Freie Universität in Berlin. I am currently at work on an MSJ degree at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, as well as revisions on a novel.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Carleton College - Bachelors, Philosophy
Graduate Degree: University of Iowa - Masters, Creative Writing
ACT Composite: 31
SAT Composite: 2100
SAT Math: 500
SAT Verbal: 800
SAT Writing: 800
GRE Quantitative: 151
GRE Verbal: 165
Fiction writing, essay writing, movie- and concert-going, brushing up my German, Spanish, and Hindi
High School English
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
I believe in the combined powers of empathy and patience to help a student work toward achieving her personal goals.