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Antonia

Personal Statement

Antonia is a very experienced and patient tutor who loves teaching. Her knowledge of classical languages enhances her expertise in instructing students not only in those languages, but also in English, social studies and the skills assessed in the critical reading and writing test sections of the SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, and AP Latin Exams. Having received a BA from Middlebury College and a MA from the University of Virginia in classical languages, Antonia recognizes how important grades and scores are in this competitive era. Her joy is to help students realize their potential. Students under her tutelage have met with extraordinary success in standardized tests, coursework and college, and independent school applications. She has taught in secondary schools and at the university level. Beginners of all ages and abilities are welcome, including college age and adult learners. Antonia’s method of tutoring is clear and direct. Antonia assesses the student's needs by listening and posing diagnostic questions to determine their course of study. Antonia is happy to work with any book or method that facilitates learning.

Education

    • Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, Education Specialist, Education Leadership, Management and Policy, May 2014
    • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Master of Arts, Classics, January 1996

Subjects

  • ACT English
  • AP Language
  • AP Latin
  • AP Literature
  • ISEE Reading and Writing
  • Latin
  • Reading
  • SAT Writing and Language
  • SSAT Reading and Writing
  • Writing
  • AP English
  • English
  • Awards and Recognitions

    • Middlebury College Prize for senior with highest GPA in Latin and Greek-1991

    • Teaching assistantship at the University of Virginia-1996

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