Academic Mentor

Academic Mentor

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10 years in business

About this pro

Luis Freire is a Rutgers University alumnus. Luis mentors composition on an academic level as a prerequisite to advanced study, career objective, or professional development.

In 2009, I began work as an English mentor at Rutgers University. I successfully guide English students through the intricacies of composition, analysis, and research courses in order to meet graduation and scholarship requirements. The students achieve higher scoring and renewed interested in a vital skill, both for college survival and for career prospects; especially in key components of management.

Throughout the years I have devoted to mentoring others, I have seen students struggle with grammar, reading, or examinations with no definite plan or recourse. This has occurred equally across all school levels; from elementary school to doctoral students. The challenges are just as varied: from children struggling with limited resources to neglected skills in career-laden adults; notwithstanding, language difficulty experienced by foreign students.

The most important aspect of mentoring is the lasting contribution to another person by supporting them on their path to self-fulfillment. Everybody faces challenges when deciding to enter a new phase in life. That decision is made tenable through the nurturing presence of a mentor.

Although personal development is important throughout life, I realized through my current training responsibilities that success is partially defined by the degree to which you help others to achieve their specific goals. The knowledge that is shared through the learning experience is invaluable and far more satisfying than compensation alone. People fail to realize that cultural differences, matters of opinion, or business practices can be alleviated through knowledge. More importantly, learning does not stop at graduation, it continues beyond a career path, well into the senior years. Education can make life transitions more enjoyable and productive through healthy and creative pursuits.

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Plainfield, NJ 07069
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

A new student has the option to ask me questions about his difficulty with specific subject area or he can request proficiency with a particular skill.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have been working as a writing tutor at a university since 2009.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

The pricing reflects the level of achievement that is imparted to the student.


How did you get started teaching?

I earned high grades in the subjects I tutor. I retained precise skills from excellent college professors.


What types of students have you worked with?

The youngest was in the second grade and the most challenging one was pursuing a doctoral degree.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Providing writing and research support for an Honors English students.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Contact all the tutors first and work with the one that promises the best results.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Which course is the most important for future college success? Who can help me surpass that course expectation?


Lessons offered

ACT English Tutors ACT Reading Tutors American Literature Tutors American History Tutors AP English Tutors AP English Literature Tutors AP European History Tutors AP Exam Prep Tutors AP US History Tutors AP World History Tutors Economics Tutors English Literature Tutors Essay Writing Tutors European History Tutors Film Studies Classes GMAT Tutors GRE Tutors Grammar Lessons History Tutors Humanities Tutors