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Michelle B.

English/SAT/GRE nerd looking to tutor you! =)

San Diego, CA (92120)

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With over 8 years of experience, I'm the perfect tutor for you if you need help with words (English, writing, essays, argument, grammar, reading) or the SAT or GRE. I scored in the 90th percentile on both of these standardized tests.

I have a Bachelor's in English, a Master's in Writing, and have worked as an associate editor/writer for over 5 years. I am currently a college writing professor at SDSU and Grossmont College and have tutored for the SAT and worked one-on-one with students in writing/reading for several years. I have also done resume writing on the side for several years if this is something you're interested in.

I would love to work with you. I am patient, good at explaining things, and flexible. Plus, I love when my students ask a lot of questions. That means they are eager to hear answers! And I try to make writing fun, although I know many people don't enjoy it! I hope to hear from you.

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Michelle’s subjects

English, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Elementary Education:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:

College Counseling

I’ve been a writing tutor and instructor for over 7 years. I have a Bachelor’s in English and a Master’s in Rhetoric and Writing, with an emphasis in Teaching. As an English professor at SDSU, I have read through entrance essays and graded them. I have also helped many students through Wyzant and other similar tutoring opportunities with their college entrance essays. I know the qualities readers look for and the techniques to strengthen the essay as a whole.

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University of California, Santa Barbara (English)

San Diego State University (Master's)

Excellent Writing Tutor — Michelle is an amazing writing tutor. She recently helped me with graduate school admission essays, and I was extremely impressed with her insight into what colleges are looking for. She provided me with great feedback on where my essays were lacking and gave me ideas on how to make them stronger. She was patient, caring, knowledgeable and went out of her way to help me meet my deadline. Her writi ...

— Rachel from San Diego, CA on 1/10/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92120.

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