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Roosevelt University in Chicago
National-Louis University (Master's)
University of Maryland at College Park (PhD)
Specialist in College Test Prep (English), Reading Comprehension, Essay Writing, Argumentation, Business Writing, Technical Writing, Science Writing, Journalistic Writing and Personal Narrative/memoir. Widely published, international reputation as a writer and university professor.
What would you do if you could express yourself well in writing? I am a professional writer full of secrets that will unlock your confidence and help you do whatever you can dream.
I teach from experience, and am fully credentialed academically. Perfect and near-perfect test scores in Reading, Writing and Literature. Experience with college, high and middle school students as well as adults returning to school. I also have led professional writing workshops in editing, humor writing, journalism and fiction writing. Additional expertise in intercultural listening.
My students frequently ask me to write references for them, and I am honored to do so! Parents, I'll also provide a written report of student progress if you would like.
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Specialist in College Test Prep (English), Reading Comprehension, Essay Writing,
Debra was a fantastic teacher! Not only is she patient (she had to be with me) she is extremely knowledgeable about writing. She taught me to express an argument is a persuasive, logical way that would use precise language to bring about a fluent essay. She is kind and flexible.
I HIGHLY recommend her!!!
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I am a writer who also teaches composition at the university level. My techniques for helping college students write better include teaching them 17 ways to develop content. I also enjoy working with high school students on developing their essays, helping all my students say what they have to say.
I can help you develop an argument, and teach you up to 17 different ways to develop the content. The GRE requires essays displaying a variety of these kinds of techniques based on prompts. Knowing these techniques and using them will help raise your score.
My specialty is humor writing, memoir and personal experience. Throughout the country I lead writing workshops in humor writing and memoir, with a strong following. We have fun! I currently am full-time writing faculty at Arizona State University. In addition, I am a veteran reporter with a focus on environment and science, and also feature writing in the literary journalism genre.