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The Best Writing Tutors in Des Plaines, IL

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Tammy L.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

Professional blogger, author, and writing coach works with all ages

I have always wanted to write books, and I recently finished my second one, which is a memoir. I am a community blogger for the Huffington Post, and now offer classes on how to write an effective blog. I've also taught creative... read more

60/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
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I have always wanted to write books, and I recently finished my second one, which is a memoir. I am a community blogger for the Huffington Post, and now offer classes on how to write an effective blog. I've also taught creative... read more

Sam V.
65/hour

Evanston, IL

Kellogg MBA, Marketing & Communications Expert, Admissions Essays

used words wisely and creatively to distinguish themselves from notoriously crowded and qualified applicant pools. I specialize in college entrance and application writing such as personal statements or statements of purpose. I tutored... read more

65/hour
4.8 (11)
43 hours tutoring
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used words wisely and creatively to distinguish themselves from notoriously crowded and qualified applicant pools. I specialize in college entrance and application writing such as personal statements or statements of purpose. I tutored... read more

Sarah-Lucy H.
100/hour

Chicago, IL

Your Writing & Reading Comprehension Guru

I earned my degree at Brigham Young University in Theater Arts, where I developed an encyclopedic knowledge of Shakespeare and other language-based plays. My years of obsessive reading and writing have perfectly positioned me to help you... read more

100/hour
4.9 (260)
703 hours tutoring
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I earned my degree at Brigham Young University in Theater Arts, where I developed an encyclopedic knowledge of Shakespeare and other language-based plays. My years of obsessive reading and writing have perfectly positioned me to help you... read more

Neil L.
70/hour

Evanston, IL

ACT English -- Master's degree in English and Writing

I have been successfully helping students widen their college choices by showing them how to substantially improve their ACT English scores. I bring a varied experience to this task, having specifically studied both grammar and linguistics,... read more

70/hour
4.9 (306)
1,553 hours tutoring
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I have been successfully helping students widen their college choices by showing them how to substantially improve their ACT English scores. I bring a varied experience to this task, having specifically studied both grammar and linguistics,... read more

Denise B.
50/hour

River Forest, IL

PhD, Professional Editor and Writer for more than 20 years

I worked for 15 years for a newsletter company, writing copy, editing and proofreading. As a freelancer, I have written, edited a proofread for a variety of clients, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Dominican... read more

50/hour
4 hours tutoring
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I worked for 15 years for a newsletter company, writing copy, editing and proofreading. As a freelancer, I have written, edited a proofread for a variety of clients, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Dominican... read more

Michael P.
70/hour

Chicago, IL

U of C alum. for Math, Physics, Economics, and Essay Writing

I have a year and a half of experience teaching academic writing at Chungdahm Institute in Pohang, South Korea, where I was promoted to Head Instructor after six months. I have completed two writing-based internships, and I have two years... read more

70/hour
5.0 (300)
1,144 hours tutoring
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I have a year and a half of experience teaching academic writing at Chungdahm Institute in Pohang, South Korea, where I was promoted to Head Instructor after six months. I have completed two writing-based internships, and I have two years... read more

Gretchen V.
40/hour

Evanston, IL

Northwestern Grad Student Specializing in Math, Reading, and Writing

What was a time I faced a challenge and what did I learn from it? It's hard to write about yourself, and even harder to write several essays on yourself! When I was applying to colleges, I was overwhelmed by the Common App and... read more

40/hour
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What was a time I faced a challenge and what did I learn from it? It's hard to write about yourself, and even harder to write several essays on yourself! When I was applying to colleges, I was overwhelmed by the Common App and... read more

Hanna A.
45/hour

Buffalo Grove, IL

Ivy League Law Student: English, Public Speaking, Writing, Philosophy

I have tutored native Spanish students in Elementary school and AP Spanish students in Language and Literature. Additionally, I have over five years of writing experience with a strength in writing and English tutoring. I scored a 36... read more

45/hour
5.0 (63)
159 hours tutoring
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I have tutored native Spanish students in Elementary school and AP Spanish students in Language and Literature. Additionally, I have over five years of writing experience with a strength in writing and English tutoring. I scored a 36... read more

Jennifer R.
30/hour

Harwood Heights, IL

Effective Writing & Grammar Tutor

I have been a 5th grade teacher, as well as assisting in a learning center and a tutoring center in writing and grammar skills. read more

30/hour
4.4 (7)
20 hours tutoring
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I have been a 5th grade teacher, as well as assisting in a learning center and a tutoring center in writing and grammar skills. read more

Gwyn D.
50/hour

Oak Park, IL

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable English/Reading Tutor.

I consider it my personal calling to share my love of reading and analyzing literature with anyone who will listen. I write well, I am a grammar nerd, I enjoy and I analyze literature from comic books to Canterbury Tales. I currently... read more

50/hour
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I consider it my personal calling to share my love of reading and analyzing literature with anyone who will listen. I write well, I am a grammar nerd, I enjoy and I analyze literature from comic books to Canterbury Tales. I currently... read more

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