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Debra S.

Tempe, AZ

$40/hr

College Test Prep, Writing, Lit, Research Papers, Biz Writing

Usually responds in about 11 hours

College Test Prep, Writing, Lit, Research Papers, Biz Writing

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Specialist in College Test Prep (English), Reading Comprehension, Essay Writing, Argumentation, Business Writing, Technical Writing, Science Writing, Journalistic Writing and Personal Narrative/memoir. Widely published, international reputation as a writer and university professor.

What would you do if you could express yourself well in writing? I am a professional writer full of secrets that will unlock your confidence and help you do whatever you can dream.

I teach from experience, and am fully credentialed academically. Perfect and near-perfect test scores in Reading, Writing and Literature. Experience with college, high and middle school students as well as adults returning to school. I also have led professional writing workshops in editing, humor writing, journalism and fiction writing. Additional expertise in intercultural listening.
My students frequently ask me to write references for them, and I am honored to do so! Parents, I'll also provide a written report of student progress if you would like.

Let's get started today!

Testimonials

"Fantastic teacher!!!"

- Jackie, Mesa, AZ on 5/10/13
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Religion
Music:
Guitar
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Career Development, GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Chess, Cooking, Sewing, Table Tennis
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Roosevelt University in Chicago
National-Louis University
Master's
University of Maryland at College Park
PhD

Education

Roosevelt University in Chicago

National-Louis University (Master's)

University of Maryland at College Park (PhD)

Fantastic teacher!!! — Debra was a fantastic teacher! Not only is she patient (she had to be with me) she is extremely knowledgeable about writing. She taught me to express an argument is a persuasive, logical way that would use precise language to bring about a fluent essay. She is kind and flexible. I HIGHLY recommend her!!! ...

— Jackie, Mesa, AZ on 5/10/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Debra will travel within 35 miles of Tempe, AZ 85283.


About Debra

Quick Results.

Specialist in College Test Prep (English), Reading Comprehension, Essay Writing, Argumentation, Business Writing, Technical Writing, Science Writing, Journalistic Writing and Personal Narrative/memoir. Widely published, international reputation as a writer and university professor.

What would you do if you could express yourself well in writing? I am a professional writer full of secrets that will unlock your confidence and help you do whatever you can dream.

I teach from experience, and am fully credentialed academically. Perfect and near-perfect test scores in Reading, Writing and Literature. Experience with college, high and middle school students as well as adults returning to school. I also have led professional writing workshops in editing, humor writing, journalism and fiction writing. Additional expertise in intercultural listening.
My students frequently ask me to write references for them, and I am honored to do so! Parents, I'll also provide a written report of student progress if you would like.

Let's get started today!

Testimonials

"Fantastic teacher!!!"

- Jackie, Mesa, AZ on 5/10/13
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Education

Roosevelt University in Chicago
National-Louis University
Master's
University of Maryland at College Park
PhD

Education

Roosevelt University in Chicago

National-Louis University (Master's)

University of Maryland at College Park (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Tempe, AZ 85283

Debra’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Religion
Music:
Guitar
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Career Development, GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Chess, Cooking, Sewing, Table Tennis
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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