College Essay; Writing Tutor; English Literature Tutor

  Summer is ending and we can feel the fall arriving.  Schools are doing their best to open safely, so it’s time to plan ahead.

  I’ve been receiving calls from parents wanting to know how I can help their high school students with the hybrid learning they see being planned. The spring semester came upon us so quickly; no one was prepared.  Now in this new semester, teachers have created their plans for working both in person and on-line.  But students may require support at home to help them navigate the shifts that are bound to come in these next months. We all know that things can change at a moment’s notice.

  I’ve been a PRIVATE ENGLISH TUTOR since 2003.   I tutor students in middle school, high school and college – including AP English, AP History, and AP Government.  

  I serve Weston, Westport, Wilton, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Greenwich, Darien, Norwalk and Fairfield, as well as New York.  Now, more than  ever, I provide services via phone, FaceTime, Zoom, and google.docs anywhere in the country.

          Please contact me for a free consultation:  203 454 2629 or WriteMentor@gmail.com.

    “I can’t say enough about the help that Deirdre gave my grandson.  She was genuinely interested in his success throughout the whole process.  She helped, not only with his SAT preparation, but also with his senior year homework, filling out the Common Application, his essays, and even suggesting colleges.  I am very grateful to Deirdre for providing outstanding support for my grandson and for making the experience so much less stressful with her caring and enthusiastic encouragement.

– Sandy Goldman, Westport, CT


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  1. we are interested in tutoring for my son Tucker he is taking the ACT test. Wanted to know your rates and availability
    We are first timers for this process so we could use some guidance. Tucker goes to Fairfield Ludlowe High School. I believe you are tutoring my niece Taylor Rochlin

    • Hello Samantha,

      Thank you for your note. I would be happy to help Tucker prepare for the ACT. More and more, colleges are turning to this test.
      My area of expertise includes English, Writing and Reading. A colleague, Kathy Lott Smith, works as a partner when needed on the math portion. As for the science portion,
      I help with strategies for reading and test taking in general.

      My normal hourly rate is $100, but I am very happy to discuss what works best for you and your family. In addition to face to face meetings, I offer online help
      when schedules get crazy for you and Tucker.

      Please let me know when you would like to meet for a complimentary info session. I can meet at a library close to you or at your home.
      Feel free to call or text me: 203 454 2629
      Deirdre Doran

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