Chris Schlegel

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A 5 Part Plan to Studying SAT Vocabulary

Posted by Chris Schlegel on 5/17/19 4:09 PM

Hello! My name is Chris S., and I’m an SAT tutor with Cambridge Coaching. I’m also a PhD student in American poetry at Harvard. Like Mac S., who’s written about vocabulary studying, I think it’s unhelpful to worry too much about the millions of novels, essays, poems, and new words that exist—those mountains upon mountains of text. Instead, I like to de-stress vocab through the reinforcement of good habits—little fixes to the big question of improving English proficiency.

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Tags: English

The Writing Tutor: How to Love a Poem

Posted by Chris Schlegel on 9/10/14 10:16 AM


Hands, do what you’re bid;

Bring the balloon of the mind

That bellies and drags in the wind

Into its narrow shed.

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Tags: creative writing, English