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Personal Statement

Emily, a current doctoral candidate in History at the University of Oxford, completed her B.A. in English and European History at Northwestern University in 2015 and her M.St. in British and European History at the University of Oxford in 2016. She has tutored students --both virtually and in person -- in writing and humanities subjects since 2015, and she has helped students improve their coursework and skills, gain admission to top universities, and win scholarships. In conjunction with her detail-oriented approach to writing and editing, Emily guides students through strategies that help them gain confidence and think critically throughout the writing process and many forms of academic analysis. She also tailors her approach to each student's particular needs, making sure that they feel comfortable and appropriately supported along the way.


  • D.Phil. - University of Oxford - 2016-Present

  • B.A., Magna cum Laude & History Dept. Honors - Northwestern University 2015;┬áM.St., Distinction - University of Oxford


IB History
Essay Editing
US History
SSAT Reading
European History
SAT Writing and Language
ACT Reading
ISEE Reading
ACT English

Awards and Recognitions

  • Crewe Graduate Award, Lincoln College-2018

  • Honorable Mention/Runner Up, Grace Douglas Johnston Prize for Best Senior Honors Thesis in History, Northwestern University-2015

  • Roger Boye Oxbridge Bursary, Northwestern University Office of Fellowships-2015

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Membership-2015

  • Developing Learning and Teaching certification from the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)-2020


  • "Emily is such a wonderful tutor in many aspects. She is very knowledgeable, flexible, and professional. I have had several big projects with close deadlines and Emily always helped me in making those perfect. My writing also improved so much after each session. I love how she is so understanding and patient. I highly recommend Emily for writing needs and suggestions!" - Aimee, student since 2015

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