“Jonathan, she has been raving about how helpful you’ve been to her. Thank you!!”
Helping Students Write: Clearly. Analytically. Persuasively.
Students today need extra confidence in their abilities to understand and analyze ideas, and to communicate their thinking clearly to teachers, peers, and soon enough, professionals.
I love helping young people clarify and develop their writing so they craft excellent essays for school and college applications. It is also a joy to help students perform excellently in school, and on standardized tests. With caring one-on-one instruction, in person or via Skype, your student’s abilities and confidence will shine.
– Jonathan Shapiro | (917) 819-1204
Jonathan Shapiro has been a teacher and tutor for more than twenty years. After teaching high school English in Manhattan for nine years, and serving as the school’s college advisor, Jonathan relocated to Seattle in 2001 on a Klepser writing fellowship from the University of Washington.
Born in Teaneck, New Jersey, Jonathan’s BA is in English from Rutgers College. He received master degrees in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Washington. Trained as a teacher at Columbia University’s Teachers College, Jonathan is licensed to teach English in New York State and Washington State; he has also won awards for his poems. Along with tutoring, Jonathan teaches writing and English at Fordham University.
“Just wanted to let you know that I was accepted at Yale! Thank you so much for all your help preparing me for the SAT and with the essays, it made a huge difference and I really appreciate it!