|PSAT/SAT Prep||6/24-6/28, 2019||1:30pm-4:00pm||$500 or $105/day||M to F|
|PSAT/SAT Prep||7/8-7/12, 2019||1:30pm-4:00pm||$500 or $105/day||M to F|
|Essay Writing||6/24-6/28, 2019||9:30am-12:30pm||$500 or $105/day||M to F|
|Essay Writing||8/12-8/16, 2019||9:30am-12:30pm||$500 or $105/day||M to F|
|Speed Reading||7/15-7/19, 2019||10:30-12:30pm||$300 or $65/day||M to F|
|Critical Reading & Writing||7/15-7/19, 2019||1:00-4:30pm||$500 or $105/day||M to F|
|SSAT/ISEE||by request||$90/hr for tutoring||$30/each real released test practice including answer check|
|SAT/ACT test prep||Private lesson only|
|$30/each real released test practice including answer check|
|School Essay||Private lesson only||By appointment only.||$90/hr|
SAT/ACT Essay and English Literature Essays Training
Comprehension and Creation of Logical Argument in English Essays
In this class, students will first enhance their ability to analyze an author’s argument by learning basic text structures and studying passages from previous SAT and ACT papers. Students will then go on to put their learning into practice, constructing their own arguments in writing. The class will also cover key elements of literature essays such as theme, thematic statement, thesis statement, topic sentences, analysis, synthesis, and conclusions.
The class will be useful preparation for the SAT, ACT, and for AP English Language and Composition. It will also address common difficulties with English literature essays. Selected texts and passages will be short, allowing students more time to refine their skills. The class is designed for high school students, and it is intended to be both instructive and enjoyable.
3 hours/day. For high school students.
Juliet has successfully helped SpringLight's students with their college application essays, high school essays, and SAT/ACT preparation. Most of her students have been able to raise their test scores in a short period of time, and her students feel a heightened sense of responsibility and care when working with her. Students she has worked with for college applications have been admitted to Stanford, Yale, MIT, and more.
It has been proved that reading speed has great influence in the academic learning. It involves mental focus and phrase-reading. Student who can read fast has advantage in gaining high score in SAT/ACT test. In this course the instructor will teach how to strengthen your concentration, improve your comprehension, and become truly immersed in your reading. This course is designed for grades 8-10 or advanced grades 6-7 to improve a student’s ability to read thoughtfully, analyze important passages and quotes.
Critical Reading and Writing
This course is to teach students the art of critical thinking and effective note-taking when reading literature. Over the 5 sessions (3.5 hours/session), there will be lectures, discussions and five essay assignments.
One selected material will be assigned for each class. Students will be trained to finish the material in a short time. After exchange their understanding with their peers, students will be required to write an essay effectively and analytically.
This course is for advanced English learners who want to develop their skills as future scholars. It is designed for grades 8-10 or advanced grade 6-7 that equips students with strategies for active reading, critical thinking, and analytical writing.
Kenton Freemuth who graduated from Pomona College is a professional freelance writer based in San Francisco. At Pomona, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and double-majored in English and Philosophy, subjects in which he completed a writing portfolio and senior thesis respectively.
*All tuition fees are for group classes with more than four students