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Kristina Mangan

English tutor/College Essay Coach

Kristi Mangan is an AP Literature and Composition teacher in Montgomery County. She has 20 years of experience teaching college- and high school-level English, with a focus on writing. Kristi holds an M.S. in Print Journalism and a B.A. in English from Northwestern University. She earned an M.A. in English with a focus on the teaching of writing and literature at George Mason University.

Kristi has guided students of all abilities through the phases of the writing process – from brainstorming, researching, outlining, drafting, editing, and revision – and supported seniors in crafting their college application essays. She has also taught every grade-level of the high school English curriculum, helping students to develop their reading comprehension, literary analysis, grammatical and mechanical skills, testing taking strategies, critical thinking skills, and more. She has taught college composition at Montgomery College and Northern Virginia Community College.

Most importantly, Kristi is mom to two sons who are in the MCPS system. She grew up in Europe, graduating from the American International School in Zurich, Switzerland, before attending Northwestern.

Kristina Mangan
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