Friday, August 14, 2009

College advising and self-education coaching services

I am now offering college advising as well as academic and writing coaching services at a below-market rate through e-mail, phone, Skype, instant messaging, and in-person consultations.

I can help students of all ages reach their academic and professional goals. Whatever your goals and interests, whether you are preparing to apply to college, learn a language, or develop an interest into an area of expertise, creating a personal educational plan can be vital to your success.

My services include (but are not limited to):

-Assistance with identifying skills and growth areas and creating a self-education action map.

-Assistance with writing and editing college admissions essays, managing the admissions time-frame, and researching and selecting colleges.

-Assistance with learning a subject area inside or outside standard curricula.

-Assistance with selecting a major and planning college coursework.

-Assistance with turning an interest or hobby into a developed, actionable skill or credential.

My qualifications include:

-M.A. in International Relations and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

-M.A. in Education with Secondary Certification from the University of Michigan (in progress).

-Lifelong experience as a self-educator.

-99th percentile scores on the verbal GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and verbal SAT and a 97th percentile score on the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test).

-Extensive writing and editing experience, including articles published in national and regional publications.

-Work experience with three Fortune 500 companies.

Please contact me today, and consider taking a moment to mention my services to friends and colleagues who might benefit from them.