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Melissa M.

Chestertown, MD

$30/hour

English/Writing Tutor

In-person lessons
4.0 average from 4 ratings

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University of Tennessee
Journalism

Education

University of Tennessee (Journalism)

About Melissa

I grew up in a household surrounded by books. My love affair with reading began at a very young age, and continues to this day. As a child I wanted to grow up to be an author, a dream I am still pursuing, but in the meantime I split my time between teaching journalism and doing freelance copy writing/proof reading work.

I received my degree in journalism, with a minor in English and speech communication. I have more than 10 years of experience as an award winning journalist. Currently I am teaching a college-level journalism course and advising the student paper. The best thing about my job is getting to interact with students. I love being able to share my expertise and skills with them and help them pursue their goals with writing/English.

I have an eye for detail, great comprehension skills, I work well under pressure, and have an awesome personality. I am easy to work with and have a ton of experience turning my English minor into real world success. While I love English and literature, I know not everyone does. I am very good at breaking lessons down into easy to understand formats and key elements.

I would be happy to help future students learn how to survive high school English without hating reading for the rest of their lives. I want to show you that English can be fun, and there is a lot more to it than what you learn in school. Please contact me for more information.
I grew up in a household surrounded by books. My love affair with reading began at a very young age, and continues to this day. As a child I wanted to grow up to be an author, a dream I am still pursuing, but in the meantime I split my time between teaching Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Chestertown, MD 21620
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading

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University of Tennessee
Journalism

Education

University of Tennessee (Journalism)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 12 miles of Chestertown, MD 21620.