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Olya T.

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New York, NY (10024)

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I am a professional writer of commentary and literary essays. I have worked as a columnist and essayist for Newsday, The Philadelpia Inquirer, and other publications, including NPR, and have had my blog posts picked up by various online and academic outlets. My writing is also featured in a nonprofit website and in an international European forum.

I am multilingual and I taught essay-writing, literature, and ESL at UNC. I have taught upper level writing classes at other universities. I am also a judge of a literary essay contest, sponsored by a nonprofit.

I enjoy helping others improve their oral and written language skills and am gentle and encouraging of all student efforts. I have worked with middle schoolers, high school students, college students and adults.

In teaching writing, I stress clarity, organization, and support as a basis for all good writing. I include lessons on style and grammar when applicable. I relate these methods to all forms of writing and to all the disciplines. My goal is to help students develop the ability to think and write analytically, no matter what the topic and to enable them, through writing, to take part in a larger dialogue about the world.

My students show concrete improvement in their analytical skills and an improved ability to present a unified and tightly structured argument. Improvement is also reflected in their understanding of the writing process and in their own evaluations of their work. My students also report an enhanced interest in and a renewed excitement about the field of writing.

I am also a member of the New York Learning Specialists Group.

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Olya’s subjects

ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, LSAT, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading


Have taught writing, including grammar, on the college level. Am a writer. Have perfect grammar. Am very patient explaining explaining English grammar and usage.

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City University of New York, Brooklyn College (English)

Indiana University - Bloomington, IN (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Olya will travel within 2 miles of New York, NY 10024.

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