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Daniel

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As a young child, I always enjoyed traveling—but seldom left the house. Instead, I journeyed to Hogwarts, Middle Earth, and other fantastic places through the pages of books. As I grew older, I wrote in countless personal journals and continued to make endless visits to the public library, dealing with the stress of school by stacking my mental bookshelf with Dickens, Shakespeare, and Hemingway. Literature and writing helped me maintain resilience during my childhood and I desired to share my passion for English with others.

When I began my undergraduate career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I was immediately able to pursue my passions. As a freshman, I joined the Flash Fiction student organization as a submissions editor, offering personal feedback to the university’s student population. I enjoyed tutoring so much that I applied to be a University Writing Fellow two years later, providing guidance to students in writing classes while also helping the professor craft assignments. When I graduated with a double major in English and Journalism, I knew that I wanted to continue down this path of mentorship. During my post-graduate transition, I took up a job as the Assistant Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Center, where I further honed my tutoring skills while working with a wide range of students and staff.

As a tutor, I am understanding and patient—I know that the tutee’s feedback is sometimes more important than my own, so I make sure to leave room for those valuable conversations between us. I find that writing can sometimes be hard to reveal, so I always treat every writer with the utmost respect. I always tell writers that I’m not here to tell them what they did wrong in
red ink—I’m here to help them express themselves in the clearest way possible. I am immensely grateful to Varsity Tutors for allowing me this opportunity, and I hope to continue my development as a mentor for all.

Daniel’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin-Madison - Bachelor in Arts, Journalism

Test Scores

ACT Composite: 32

ACT English: 32

ACT Math: 28

ACT Reading: 36

ACT Science: 30

Hobbies

When I'm not reading a good book or writing in my daily journal, I enjoy tracking all Wisconsin sports--you could call me a pretty big fan!

Tutoring Subjects

ACT English

ACT Reading

ACT Science

ACT Writing

American Literature

AP English Literature and Composition

Business

Business Writing

College Application Essays

College English

College Level American Literature

English

English Grammar and Syntax

Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

Journalism

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills and Organization

Test Prep

Writing