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AP® English Literature and Composition


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Mary Filak

Instructor Mary Filak holds a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MA in English Literature from Simmons College, Boston and has done graduate work at Oxford University, Oxford, England.  She is a veteran of 30 years in the English classroom, including eleven teaching AP English Literature and AP English Language at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, NJ.  In addition to high school teaching, she has taught composition at colleges in Massachusetts, Virginia, New Jersey and South Carolina. She has been a reader and table leader of the AP English Literature exam for the past 18 years and is an endorsed consultant for the College Board, presenting workshops in English Literature and Composition.