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Hi, my name is Ben. I am a graduate from the University of Bridgeport, a student of International Relations and Languages, and an expert paper writer. I can get your papers up to A+ strength, whether you need someone to help develop strong original ideas, or to simply help you go over your grammar and formatting.

I am also a well qualified ESL tutor for any non-native speakers looking for an edge. I specialize in helping non-native speakers correct their college papers, but would be happy to tutor other non-native speakers for any reason.

I'm a new New Haven resident. My favorite foods are New Haven Pizza, Broccoli, and Coffee (not all together typically), and my hobbies include gaming, archery, reading non-fiction, and watching old movies. If you become my client, expect a wry sense of humor, casual professionalism, and plenty of patience to go over anything. Look forward to working with you!

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Benjamin’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Bridgeport - Bachelors, International Political Economy and Diplomacy

Test Scores

GRE Quantitative: 153

Hobbies

Gaming, Reading, Archery

Tutoring Subjects

Adult ESL/ELL

AP European History

Business

College Level American History

College Political Science

College World History

Economics

English

ESL/ELL

Essay Editing

European History

GRE Analytical Writing

High School Economics

High School English

High School Level American History

High School Political Science

High School World History

History

Other

Philosophical Ethics

Political Science

Social Sciences

Social studies

World History

World Religions

Writing


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

My teaching philosophy is that you can't help someone learn by doing the work for them. The best teaching method is to lead students to answers and corrections, not to dictate.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Getting to know a new student is important. It makes everything more comfortable and gives me indications on how I should adapt my teaching style.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Helping students feel intelligent and confident in that intelligence is most important. Anyone can learn anything if they set their mind to it.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Failure is just a step to success. Learning how to accept your losses and come up with the best strategies to move forward aren't just an important part of school, but an important part of life.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

Trying to find something that the student understands already, and relate that to the problem at hand. For example, if I had to explain an abstract concept such as "Diminishing Returns," I might use a simple analogy, such as cookies becoming progressively more revolting the more you eat them.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

There are ways to practice reading all of the time. Read every billboard and every sign. Waiting in an office? Read a magazine. Watching Netflix? Put the subtitles on. Reading comes differently to everyone, but the only way to learn is by practicing.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

I need to spend some time getting to know my student and looking at examples of their work to get a general understanding of their strengths, as well as what I should focus my attention on. Tutoring should focus on honing skills to an edge, not trying to reinvent the wheel.


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