Compass EducationEmpowering the Individual Learner


susanSusan A.

English, writing, literature, college essays and applications, AP English, exam taking strategies, US History, students on IEPs,  SAT/ACT, SSAT/ISEE, GRE, MTEL, business writing and presentations, legal writing

Susan Alves taught high school and college literature and writing for 25 years.  She enjoys tutoring students because it allows her to put skills that she honed in teaching to good use in a one-on-one and/or small group setting.  Among the subjects in which Susan is proficient are: literature, writing, the college essay and college application, as well as the SAT/ACT, SSAT/ISEE, GRE, Mass Teachers Exams.  She is adept at tutoring in history, humanities and in writing for the sciences.  She is comfortable working with students on IEPs and with executive function and organizational challenges. Susan has experience working with business professionals on writing tasks and preparing for presentations.  As well, she skilled in assisting law students with the conventions of legal writing.  Susan holds a Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. in English.  Tutoring with Compass brings Susan back to the joy of supporting and mentoring individuals as they strive to reach their potential.