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I graduated in May, 2016, with a finance degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. That being said passions lie in writing and language.

Throughout college I taught English for a program called Conexo Mundo in Brazil. I obtained a one-year degree from Fundao Getlio Vargas, where I took all my classes in Portuguese, and gained fluency.

After graduating I accepted a job as a journalist for an NGO called Aliana da Terra, where I made a mini-documentary about the firefighters helping to save burning indigenous lands. I also lived with an indigenous tribe called the Kamayura, where I lived totally nude, fished and hunted to eat, and began writing my first novel, to be published in 2018.

Next, I moved to So Paulo, where I worked on my book and to make ends meet, edited college essays for Brazilian students hoping to go to college in the US. My students were accepted to Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Georgia Tech, and Columbia, just to name a few.

Currently, I work as the writer for a creative collective called Hot Mess, consisting of actor/model Luka Sabbat, and photographer Noah Dillon. We have created an exhibition consisting of photo stories, where I wrote short stories and poetry to provide a cohesive narrative to coincide with Noah's photos. Our first two exhibits were at Milk Studios in New York and Los Angeles, and we are headed to Tokyo in January for the next show.

Writing and reading are my passions, and when it comes to language, I have no doubt I can help with any need you may have, whether it be eliminating passive voice, or finding a voice of your own.

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Curtis’ Qualifications

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Undergraduate Degree: University of Colorado Boulder - Bachelor in Business Administration, Finance


Reading literature, creative writing, traveling, getting out of my comfort zone, speaking Portuguese, skiing, finding obscure music, thinking of startup businesses

Tutoring Subjects

ACT Reading

ACT Writing

Adult Literacy

American Literature

College Application Essays

College English

College Level American Literature

COMPASS Reading Prep

COMPASS Writing Skills Prep

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing


English Grammar and Syntax


Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing


Public Speaking

Spelling Bee

Test Prep


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