Dear parents and students,

In today’s intensely competitive educational system, students must develop strong writing and reading skills to achieve high grades, superb ACT and SAT scores and write effective college admission essays. Each of my tutoring programs emphasizes those much needed skills so that students can thrive in school and, later, at work.

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Each student who walks into my office has specific learning needs. My goal is to tune into those particular needs and find the teaching key that will promote self confidence with writing for a life time.

“Over the last two years, Denise has motivated, supported and guided me towards writing proficiency. She is the most amazing teacher I have ever had.”

Sandra Shu, Millbrae

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I have learned that there are no bad test takers. With the right guidance, and some hard work, any student can significantly increase his or her scores.

“When I studied for the SAT with Denise, I was scoring around 1450. After studying with her for half a year, I took the January SAT and scored 2020, a 570 point increase.”

Wilford Lee, Los Altos

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Writing highly effective essays for admission to college is an art. Truly outstanding essays make admission officers feel that they must have a particular student in their university.

“Denise helped me craft my college essays in a way that no counselor or academic adviser can. Because of Denise, I have received a variety of congratulations for being accepted to Yale, the college of my choice.”

 Justin Chan, Hillsborough

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“Denise has been a great help to my son, Nicholas. She helped him increase his SAT score by 350 points and maintain A grades in his AS and AP English classes. She was especially helpful to him with writing his college admission essays. It was quite a struggle for him to find what to write about. Denise patiently asked about various topics. After some weeks of discussion and sample essay writing, they were able to produce excellent admission essays, that got him accepted to three top UC colleges. We cannot thank Denise enough for her dedication and skill.”

Yvonne Tsui, Belmont

“Mrs. Boulange has been tutoring my 9th grader for the last three years. She has an incredible patience and passion for the language, a signature for an outstanding teacher. She delves with the nuances of the language and has the ability to constantly motivate my daughter in a very positive way to bring out her best. Her calm demeanor certainly helps my daughter to interact with her in a positive and engaging way to the extent that my daughter’s love for advanced literature and critical understanding has exceeded my expectations significantly. I strongly recommend her to anyone who wants to excel in their academic endeavor.”

Sudip Majumder, Foster City

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Get in touch any time to ask questions or to set up a free consultation boulange@alumni.stanford.edu

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