Julia Tillinghast-Akalin began teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at English Time in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2004, and since then has taught ESL at The Michigan Language Center, Tudem Özel Turizm Meslek Lisesi, Istanbul Bilgi University, Virginia Tech, Columbia School of English, Lewis and Clark College, and Portland State University, as well as Freshman Composition and Introduction to Creative Writing at Virginia Tech. Most recently, she spent four years teaching at Lewis and Clark College's Academic English Studies Program, as well as tutoring students in English, Academic Writing, and Creative Writing. Please email to request a teaching resume, and click to read a statement of teaching philosophy.

Julia is offering private tutoring in English as a Second Language and private consultation in college and graduate school applications. For beginning through advanced private English tutoring for children or adults, or for assistance writing a college essay, statement of purpose, cover-letter, etc., please email juliactil@gmail.com