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Elizabeth C

ClassicAcademic TutorCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a Bachelors in Political Science with minors in American Studies and Psychology and a Master of Education from Vanderbilt University
HobbiesAuthor of a historical fiction novel about a World War II Naval aviator, tennis and Roger Federer, avid reader of classics, volunteer advocate for gifted learners, enjoys real estate open houses, ice cream and hot chocolate connoisseur
Test Prep
Academic SubjectsAmerican Literature, British Literature, World Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, Journalism, AP English Language & CompositionSpanish IPsychology, AP Psychology, Parenting & Child Development
General StrengthsNew England and Mid-Atlantic colleges, single-gender high schools and colleges, boarding and day school selectionacademic writing, organizational skills, speed reading skills, creative writing, study skills, reading comprehension, literary analysissummer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, financial aid (need-based aid), resume review/evaluation, transfer student application process, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, non-traditional student application process, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, college list building, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, high school selection, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, liberal arts school specialization, interview skills
Related ExperienceOver ten years experience in Admission and Financial Aid, served as Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid at nationally top-ranked liberal arts college, Associate Director of Admissions at nationally top-ranked all-girls boarding/day school, President of association advocating for gifted students and their families