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BA from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (English)
East Carolina University (Master's)
A lifelong learner, I have always had a passion for reading and writing. I devoured books as a child (and now, when time allows), and I long to share that passion with others. I have over 4 years experience teaching writing, composition, and grammar for a local community college, and have recently started tutoring younger students in reading and writing (both college prep and test prep).
I love tutoring because I love getting to know new students. More than anything, I love the look of pride and satisfaction on a student's face when they finally feel confident in the work they are doing! I want to make reading and writing both fun and enjoyable for my students, so I am always looking for new ways to make these tasks understandable, attainable, and interesting.
I have extensive experience as a technical writer for government and military organizations. I am a skilled editor and proofreader. I also have several years experience in basic writing composition instruction, so I have extensive skills and lessons in how to make students successful as writers.
I would love to get to know you and discuss how we can help you (or your children) accomplish your goals as a reader and / or writer! My availability is flexible, and I am happy to work with unique schedules in order to make you successful! A lifelong learner, I have always had a passion for reading and writing. I devoured books as a child (and now, when time allows), and I long to share that passion with others. I have over 4 years experience teaching writing,
My standard rate is $35/hour. I am willing to work with families to offer a discount for multiple session bookings, multi-hour lessons, or homeschooling support.
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