Registration for the next year's writing classes generally opens at the beginning of February. It continues until July 31st. PREP-1 is different, in that students can be enrolled up through the first class of 2nd semester. At any time before February, if you would like to be put on the email list for the coming … Continue reading When does registration for classes begin and end?
Do you offer any discounts?
As a thank you for people completing their registration before the start of the busy summer months, I offer an Early Bird discount for students who are registered, with a paid registration fee and completed registration form, by May 31st. No other discounts are offered.
How do you determine your class prices?
Writing is not only an academic subject but also an art similar to music. I determine my class prices by local prices for music lessons, taking into account the amount of time I spend in class and outside of class, evaluating homework papers, creating materials, and communicating with and helping parents and students. For examples of … Continue reading How do you determine your class prices?
How much do the classes cost?
Please see my Pricing page for the cost of classes and the payment schedule.
Can I get a refund for my fees if I change my mind?
No, I do not give refunds. Years ago I realized that some parents registered their students to hold a place while they decided on their school plan for the year. I was sometimes left without any compensation for unused materials and unfilled spots that could have been filled with other students. The "no refund" policy … Continue reading Can I get a refund for my fees if I change my mind?
Can you hold a spot for me while I decide whether to register?
No. Only students for whom I have received the registration fee and form are guaranteed a place in the class, for two reasons: In the past I have turned students away because I was holding a spot for a student who ultimately did not register, leaving me with an unfilled spot that could have been … Continue reading Can you hold a spot for me while I decide whether to register?
What grades do you teach?
My Level 1 classes are for 7th grade and up, Level 2 for 8th grade and up, and Level 3 for 9th grade and up. I do not make exceptions to this policy. PREP-1, my language development class, is for 6th grade and up.