"Writing, English, History, Software and Publishing"
I have a BA in English & American Literature and a MFA in Film Production. I have a published book of short stories and poetry and regularly write blogs, newsletters, essays and other professional literary pieces. I am also well-versed in business correspondence and communication via social media. I can tutor students in essay writing, English, literary criticism and interpretation, reading and other aspects of creating well-written school projects and pieces for publication. ... More
"Experienced Tutor for Music Theory, Composition, and Electronic Music"
I taught music theory, composition, and ear training at Chapman University (Orange, CA) for three years as both an assistant professor and an instructor. Prior to that I was an instructor in composition and electronic music at the Eastman School of Music, while completing my doctorate. Additionally, I taught ear training courses as a graduate student at the University of Iowa. ... More
"Super-Tutor! Battling the forces of homework, tests, & evil teachers!"
I am unique in that I specialize in "troubleshooting". My goal is always threefold: to help the student get up-to-speed with assignments AND subject matter; to equip them with new academic skills; and to pump up their self-confidence.
I am a professional writer and photographer. In addition, I excel in scientific subjects, primarily biology.
My test prep shows students how to score high in standardized tests, including: ACT, SAT, Praxis, Advanced Placement (AP). I TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF TEST... ... More
"University of Chicago Philosopher Ready to Tutor!"
I have a keen eye for details and I'm usually the first person my colleagues and friends turn to when they need critique.
I have mastered the fundamentals of technical writing but also I value eloquence and beauty in a turn of phrase. I can make any paper not only good on a basic level but great in that it will dazzle with its style and subject matter.
Also, I have taken a year long course with one of the premier writing consultants in America. Larry McEnerney of the University of Chicago. He is the director of the writing program and not only specializes in teaching academics how to ... More
Thore is great! He is very patient, methodical and thorough. He covers all topics to facilitate my daughter's success. He encourages my daughter with each accomplishment, which gives her the enthusiasm to try harder! He has given her the confidence to be able to score higher in her ACT (she scored a 33!!!). Thank you, Thore!
Pat D. from Chaska, MN
"Successful ACT Tutor"
*At this time, I am only accepting ACT students. Please read my full bio for a description of how I approach preparing students for the exam.
**Thank you for your interest, but I am no longer accepting new students for the April exam. If you would like to discuss scheduling for the June exam, I'm happy to do so.
In his eighth year of tutoring, Thore has logged thousands of one-on-one hours with students. Named a National Merit Scholar in 2008, he holds a Bachelor of Music in vocal performan... ... More
"Enhance your literacy skills and proficiency, reading and writing"
There are many clues to understanding what you are reading besides just the words themselves. I have taught pre-reading strategies to students that helps them pick up some signs they may be missing in written language. The results have been helpful for them. ... More
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