Claire C

Bio

Claire graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and honors in nonfiction writing. She now holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the New York Academy of Art.

Claire has taught English literature at a high school in Athens, Greece, and tutored students in SAT, SSAT, and writing in Toronto. Since 2016, she has been teaching high school English literature, including AP Literature and creative writing, at BASIS Independent in Brooklyn. She has extensive experience tutoring middle and high school students. Her core strengths as a tutor involve English literature, writing, and test prep for the SSAT/ISEE.

Outside of teaching and tutoring, Claire is an avid painter and singer. She mostly paints landscapes, and has an art studio that she shares with some friends in Red Hook. She also plays with a band throughout Brooklyn and NYC, and is currently writing songs for her first full-length album.

Education & Qualifications
  • New York Academy of Art, MFA in Painting 
  • Brown University, BA in English 
Specialties
  • Art History
  • English
  • History 
  • Creative Writing
  • Expository Writing 
  • ISEE
  • SSAT
  • High School Admissions
  • College Admissions
  • MD Admissions
  • MBA Admissions 
  • Graduate Admissions 
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