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Anna M.

Huntington Beach, CA

$35/hr

English, Composition, Writing, Creative Writing, and More!

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— An, Westminster, CA on 4/13/13

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California State University, San Bernardino
English
Spalding University
Master's
Capella University
Graduate Coursework

Education

California State University, San Bernardino (English)

Spalding University (Master's)

Capella University (Graduate Coursework)

About Anna

Anna is an author, professor, and tutor, specializing in writing of all sorts. From English composition to creative writing, Anna has you covered! Anna will explain how to accomplish your writing goals in detail, step by step. Organization is key to writing, and there are formulas to follow for each style and writing goal. If grammar is giving you headaches, Anna will explain the grammar and mechanics in question in ways that may be easier for you to understand, using examples and practice sets in order to improve your success. Anna is an author, professor, and tutor, specializing in writing of all sorts. From English composition to creative writing, Anna has you covered! Anna will explain how to accomplish your writing goals in detail, step by step. Read more

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Travels within 40 miles of Huntington Beach, CA 92647

"Fast response."

- An, Westminster, CA on 4/13/13
Anna replied on 4/15/2013

Thank you, An! It was a pleasure to assist you with your project. I look forward to assisting you again.

Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Proofreading

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ACT English

I have experience teaching and tutoring English-related subjects. I can provide helpful study hints and tips regarding taking this test. Exercises regarding related subject matter may also be provided in tutoring sessions.

ACT Reading

I have been a reader and a writer since I could talk. I can assist students with developing the reading skills necessary to pass this test. Related materials, hints, tips, and study guides may be provided in tutoring sessions to enhance these reading skills.

English

I am a published author and an English professor. I hold an MFA in writing, which is a terminal degree, and a BA in English. I am well-versed on all subjects within this category and will tailor tutoring sessions to the student's current English-related needs.

Grammar

Not only do I hold an MFA in writing and a BA in English, but I am a published author and an English professor. I have taught intensely focused grammar classes at the college level for four years, and I am very familiar with all aspects of learning correct grammar. Materials and lessons will tailored to the student's individual grammar-related needs.

Literature

Since I hold an MFA in writing and a BA in English, I have reviewed many forms of literature in-depth over many decades. I am well-versed and familiar with multiple genres. I will provide individualized learning opportunities for students.

Proofreading

While I earned my MFA in writing and BA in English, I worked as a legal secretary for over 17 years. Part of my duties was to proofread all divisional materials for this county government office. In addition, I have performed contract work as a proofreader and copyeditor in the recent past.

Reading

I have an intense relationship with the written word. I have knowledge of reading skills that help students to best comprehend and retain concepts. I will tailor individual tutoring sessions to students' reading-related needs.

SAT Reading

Since I earned a bachelor's degree in English in 2006 and an MFA in Writing in 2008, I am very familiar with the reading process and how to retain the most information from the written word. I can formulate lesson plans according to different learning styles for each individual tutoring session. I understand how important it is to study and develop skills in order to pass the SAT.

SAT Writing

Since I am a writer by profession and hold an MFA in writing and a BA in English, I am uniquely qualified to instruct writing. I am currently an English professor, specializing in developmental composition for multiple institutions. I would be happy to tailor individual lesson plans for tutoring students who are studying for the SAT.

Vocabulary

My personal vocabulary is extensive. I would be happy to pass on hints and tips to students in order to further develop budding vocabularies. All materials for each session will be tailored to the vocabulary-related needs of the student.

Writing

I earned a bachelor's degree in English in 2006 and an MFA in Writing in 2008. I currently teach English composition, creative writing, and other writing-related subjects at the college and university level. I also have worked as an online writing tutor and teaching assistant, and I serve as a faculty mentor in the English Success Center of the community college where I currently teach.

California State University, San Bernardino
English
Spalding University
Master's
Capella University
Graduate Coursework

Education

California State University, San Bernardino (English)

Spalding University (Master's)

Capella University (Graduate Coursework)

Fast response. — I needed help and Anna replied and helped me right away. All the tutors that helped me have been great, so I wont compare her with other tutors. But I can say Anna was quickly responding to my need. ...

— An, Westminster, CA on 4/13/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Anna will travel within 40 miles of Huntington Beach, CA 92647.

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