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David N

ClassicCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a B.A. in US History from UC Berkeley
HobbiesHiking, movies, baseball, writing, amusement parks
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthselementary education, academic writing, creative writing, reading comprehension, literary analysissummer enrichment planning, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, resume review/evaluation, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, UC specialization, college research and advisement, humanities programs, college list building, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, film, television, and digital media
Related Experience3+ years experience as a college counselor; specialize in helping students create emotionally resonate and impactful narratives for application essays; film critic for The Daily Californian; UC Berkeley Human Rights Review writer; writer and editor for TheSocialTalks; writer for The Borgen Project; housing policy writer for The Association of Bay Area Governments