Rancho Santa Margarita, California

Mr. Mooney, author of Acing the Admissions Essay

Mr. Mooney, author of Acing the Admissions Essay

image27
image28

About Us

AP English Language & Comp

image29

Mr. Mooney has been teaching AP English Lang and Comp at Tesoro High since 2002.  Through the years, Mr. Mooney's students have typically earned an 88-93% pass rate on the exam, and even more importantly, drastically improved their writing skills.

Find out more

Summer Admissions Essay Workshops

image30

Each summer, Mr. Mooney hosts several 4-day workshops focusing on writing drafts for college admissions essays.  This is a great first step in writing successful UC essays and Common App essays for college admissions. The workshops include his book, Acing the Admissions Essay. 

Find out more

Sophomore English

image31

Mr. Mooney has been teaching sophomore English since 2001, and Lord of the Flies and Catcher in the Rye are among his favorite novels.  The awesome argument unit on the "Age of Responsibility" is a newer addition to the English 2 curriculum. Click for resources.

Find out more

Contact Us

Get in Touch

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Mr. Mooney's Website

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 2:45 pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed