Education: Harvard College ’18, B.A. in English, cum laude
Years of Tutoring Experience: 1
Subject(s) you tutor: College Applications, English, Literature, Poetry, Writing, Creative Writing, Literary Arts, Cover Letters, Copy editing, Proofreading
Relevant Test Scores: SAT Reading 800, SAT Writing 800, SAT Math 700
Miles graduated cum laude from Harvard College, where he received a B.A. in English. His senior thesis, a collection of poems entitled “The Candle is Forever Learning to Sing,” won several awards, including the Lloyd McKim Garrison prize for best poem by a Harvard undergraduate, and the David McCord prize for unusual creative talent.
As a tutor, Miles has mentored college applicants, PhD dissertations, blossoming creative writers, high school and undergraduate English students, and more. Last year, his high school students received offers of admission to Stanford, the London School of Economics, University of California Berkeley, NYU, various Top 20 8-year undergrad/medical school programs, and the London School of Economics.
In high school, Miles attended the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics in Vancouver, WA. In 11th grade, Miles won national recognition at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. He would go on to be named one of five National Student Poets, an honor conferred by the Library of Congress and the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. His year as a National Student Poet included leading workshops, giving readings, implementing a community service project, and a private meeting with the Obamas. He was invited to teach at the Between the Lines program at the University of Iowa in 2016.
Miles is also an accomplished musician, and has toured solo and with his band The Solars through 18 states along with Canada and Europe. The Solars’ latest release, Retitled Remastered, was named one of the best local albums of the year by DigBoston.
Miles tutors a variety of writing-related subjects, including college applications, English, creative writing, and the humanities.