About Denise


After earning an outstanding academic record in major research universities, Denise Boulange is currently writing a dissertation at Stanford University on the process of adapting novels into films. She learned the art of teaching how to write academic essays of excellence in the highly praised Program of Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford. While there, she taught seminars in the freshman Composition program as well as sections in literature courses.

Denise is an engaging and supportive teacher who is an expert in composition, persuasive essays, and literary analysis, as well as in standardized test preparation. One of her specialties is the college admission essay.


  • PhD candidate in English, Stanford University
  • MA in English, Stanford University
  • BA in English, University of Michigan
    • Highest Honors
    • Awarded best senior thesis of the year
    • Awarded the Virginia L. Voss Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Writing
  • BA in Anthropology, UC Berkeley
    • Highest Distinction
    • Awarded the Regents Scholarship

Mission Statement

To foster curiosity and encourage dedication to learning by providing the tools to achieve excellence and to enrich students’ lives and the lives of their families.

Core values

I encourage learning for its practical rewards as well as for the pleasures that intellectual curiosity fosters. I thrive to achieve excellence in my teaching so that my students can reach their highest capabilities and achieve their own excellence. I am committed to render a high quality professional service that nurtures the growth and progress of the family as a whole.

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellence
  • Service
  • Growth
  • Family

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

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