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Elizabeth C.

Writing Tutor

Glendale, CA (91201)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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Hello,

My name is Liz, and I recently graduated from USC with an MFA in Writing for Film & TV. At USC, I worked as a Writing tutor and Learning Assistant for USC undergraduates. Prior to graduate school, I spent four years teaching dramatic literature and study skills at Besant Hills High School, a college preparatory school in Southern California. I have also worked as a proofreader for legal and financial firms in New York City and an acting coach for all ages from kindergarten through adult.

My specialty is proofreading and copy-editing academic papers. Narrative prose is my strong suit as I am a writer of original material, but I have also worked with students in business, public policy, history, arts & literature critique, econ, and law. Areas of expertise include grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, sentence structure, essay construction, and thesis development. I have also edited papers for ESL students from Austria, China, Iran, Lebanon and Russia and have several tips I can offer ESL students about American academic writing style.

I work with most students via email in Microsoft Word using track changes to show my proofreading edits and suggestions. I am also available for phone consultations to talk through any structural problems with a paper, or to meet in person in Glendale, CA.

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Elizabeth’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Language:
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Writing

ESL/ESOL

I have worked with ESL students from European, Eastern European, South American and Asian countries as a writing tutor at USC for international students.

Proofreading

I have five years experience as a legal proofreader for high-powered law and financial firms in both New York and Los Angeles. I also spent two years proofreading academic papers for college students at the University of Southern California. Narrative prose is my specialty as I am a writer of original material, but I have also worked with students in business, public policy, history, literature critique, econ, and law.

Writing

I hold a Master's Degree from USC's School of Cinematic Arts in Writing for Film and Television. While there, I tutored undergraduates in academic writing for all subjects - English, Business, Law, Public Policy, Econ, Religious Studies, and Art History to name a few. My specialty is proofreading and copy-editing, but I am also keen on structure and will help you stick to your thesis. I also love proofreading scripts to make sure they are error-free for submissions.

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Education

Kenyon College (Drama)

University of Southern California (USC) (Master's)

Simply Indispensable I will be eternally grateful to Elizabeth C. for providing her invaluable proofreading for my master's thesis. She was professional, prompt in her responses and made acute recommendations during our collaboration. I would most heartily recommend Liz as an excellent proofreader in such a capacity. ...

— Andy from Tujunga, CA on 11/12/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 10 miles of Glendale, CA 91201.

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