Saint Catherine University, Saint Paul, MN (English)
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (Master's)
I tutor because I enjoy working one-to-one with students to improve their writing, communication, grammar, proof-reading, and reading comprehension skills. I started tutoring at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where I taught First-Year (Freshmen) English courses and tutored in the writing center while pursuing my graduate studies. I have four+ years of writing and writing skills tutoring experience.
I have tutored both college and high school students, and adults returning to school. My students and I have worked on writing assignments/papers, admissions essays, essay questions, test-prep writing, writing skills, grammar and proofreading, and English as a Second Language (ESL) skills/issues. Although not specifically trained, I have worked with dyslexic students. I have even tutored PhD students--good writers are writers that have learned that writing is a process and that feedback only improves the product!
I have a Master's degree in English and American Literature, plus additional course work--basically, I have a Master's degree in reading comprehension and analysis. I have taught college-level writing courses--I know what it takes for students to succeed in college-level writing. I believe proofreading and editing are best practiced on revised drafts; don't be surprised that I will first go over the assignment and the draft with the student to make sure that writing fulfills the writing assignment and that ideas are well developed and complete before we tackle proofreading and sentence correctness.
I look forward to meeting students and learning with them. Please contact me for more information about my tutoring style and to schedule lessons. From what I am seeing, Common Core requires students to become strong readers and writers earlier than ever before. Let me help you succeed. I tutor because I enjoy working one-to-one with students to improve their writing, communication, grammar, proof-reading, and reading comprehension skills. I started tutoring at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where I taught First-Year (Freshmen) English courses and tutored in the writing center while pursuing my graduate studies. I
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