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Brett Murphy Hunt, M.A. 

Dynamic Education Professional

Lecturer, Tutor, Entrepreneur, & Writer

Brett teaches English at Northeastern University as well as MBA courses in Assumption College's Grenon School of Business. She owns Brett E. Murphy Tutoring & Consulting, Inc., in the Boston area. She is a doctoral candidate in the Doctor of Education program at Northeastern University.

She has written for numerous publications, including The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Teaching Professor, and Shakespeare in Southern Africa. A well-known college essay advisor, she has been featured in MONEY Magazine, US News & World Report, FOX Business, Business Insider, and The Boston Voyager. Above all, her students are her life, and she enjoys teaching—really teaching—her students of all ages how to improve their writing.

Education & Certifications

Northeastern University

Doctor of Education, Organizational Leadership

(4.0 GPA, ABD)

University of Massachusetts,

Master of Arts, English Composition 

Assumption College

Bachelor of Arts, Global Studies

Minors: English, Music, Women's Studies

summa cum laude

Licensed Massachusetts English Teacher
Grades 5-8, 8-12, Preliminary
Certified Master Tutor
College Reading & Learning Association, 2011 


  • Brett E. Murphy Tutoring & Consulting, Inc.
    • Founder, manager, tutor; full-service community tutoring business in Metrowest Boston
    • Personally tutor between ~20 private weekly students from elementary to college/adult learners
      • Writing​, test prep, college applications, homework support, mentoring
      • Develop gifted students for national writing contests and competitions
      • Support students with learning challenges starting from elementary school
      • Unparalleled parent references testifying to students' measurable progress in writing
    • Specialty in assisting with college & graduate school/medical school application writing
      • Clients/students have been accepted to a multitude of prestigious universities, medical schools and residency programs, including Harvard Medical School​
    • Support and manage 6 additional tutors 
    • Consult on editing & writing projects for small businesses and websites; perform writing projects​
  • Lecturer, Northeastern University 
    • Specializing in distance learning
    • Curriculum development experience 
    • Courses:​
      • Writing for the Professions​
      • Literature & Business Leadership
      • College Writing II
      • Western World Literature
      • Writing to Inform & Persuade
  • Lecturer, Assumption College MBA Program
    • Courses:
      • Technical & Professional Communication Seminar​
      • Organizational Behavior
      • Small Business Management
      • Ethical Leadership
      • Organizational Communication

Sample Publications 


  • Creative/Literary 

    • "Borders,"​ VIA: Voices in Italian Americana, 2021

    • "soul,"​ Horn Pond Review, 2020