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I first discovered tutoring as a senior in high school after creating and teaching a creative writing class at my local library. I loved working with kids so much that I decided to start tutoring in reading comprehension and English composition. I am incredibly passionate about the written word and nothing is more fulfilling to me than promoting literacy while helping students learn the skills they need for lifelong educational success.

I graduated as the valedictorian of my high school, and subsequently received a full tuition scholarship at California State University, Long Beach. I am majoring in English Literature and Creative Writing and I am also in the University Honors Program. After going through the rigorous application process for my scholarship, I have enjoyed helping high school students craft the perfect college application essays.

I love tutoring English to all ages, whether you are looking for someone to help your child learn grammar and syntax or for someone to help you edit your essay on Beowulf. I spend my spare time reading, doing pilates, playing (very carefully!) with my pet tarantula, writing short stories, and revising my first middle grade novel.

Sarah’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: California State University-Long Beach - Bachelor in Arts, General Literature

Test Scores

SAT Composite: 1270

SAT Math: 600

SAT Verbal: 670

SAT Writing: 610


Reading, writing, surfing, going to Deaf community events

Tutoring Subjects

Adult Literacy

American Literature

American Sign Language

College Application Essays

College English

College Level American Literature

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing


English Grammar and Syntax


Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing


ISEE- Middle Level


Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing


PC Basic Computer Skills

SAT Reading

SAT Writing and Language


SSAT- Middle Level

Technology and Computer Science

Test Prep