Not only do I have graduate credentials in American and other English literatures, I have years of teaching and tutoring experience in secondary and post-secondary education.
In particular, as a former college admissions adviser, I have helped students work on their college applications and essays. Many have been admitted to highly selective universities, e.g. Johns Hopkins, George Washington, UPenn, Yale, Brown, William & Mary, etc.
Learn more about my professional background via LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jung-calvin-lee
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I first meet with every new student free of charge, to see if s/he and I are a good fit for each other. Thereafter, I give an optional and comprehensive "level" test to determine the kind of individualized academic program that would really benefit the student.
I am a tenured professor of English literature and composition. Previously, I served as an admissions adviser for international students.
I have advanced degrees from Johns Hopkins (M.A. and M.L.A.) in cross-cultural studies and Modern American Literature, and a BFA in Painting from The Maryland Institute College of Art.
As a published poet and writer, I have had op-ed pieces in the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun. Moreover, my creative works have appeared in The Muse (Columbia, MD); Visions-International (Austin, TX); Old Hickory Review (Jackson, TN); and Important Words: A Book for Poets & Writers (Boynton/Cook Pub.), among others.
My rates are negotiable, but generally start at $50 an hour with a minimum of an hour session per week.
It was natural evolution. Although I have been involved in many other career pursuits before arriving at teaching in earnest, I have found teaching to be the most rewarding and satisfying.
All levels from K-12 to higher ed. As a college professor, I now mainly work with young adults.
Helping my missionary uncle in Tanzania start a boy's school in 2012. See https://www.facebook.com/LSBSTZ?fref=ts and https://www.facebook.com/tanga.mission/#
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