Kara K.

Reading, PA

$40/hr

Trained Writing Tutor

In-person lessons
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Penn State University
Professional Writing

Education

Penn State University (Professional Writing)

About Kara

Hello! My name is Kara, and I'm recent graduate of Penn State University's Berks campus. I have a BA in Professional Writing and a minor in English. Additionally, I spent almost three years working as a tutor at the Penn State Berks Writing Center, and I absolutely loved it!

As a lifelong writer and reader, I'm passionate about educating others in these fields, helping them to become a more expressive writer and critical reader. Before becoming a tutor, I completed a rigorous training course and subsequent interview process. In the past years, I have attended numerous tutoring conferences across the country, presenting at both the International Writing Center Association (IWCA) Conference in San Diego, California and the National Peer Tutoring Conference in Tampa, Florida.

I have worked with many different people during my time at the Writing Center ranging from college freshmen to senior citizens. I believe that anyone can become a great, confident writer if they are given the proper encouragement! I will work with you to help strengthen your skills and build your confidence as a writer.

Currently, I am available to tutor on Wednesdays, Thursdays, select Fridays, and weekends. I prefer to arrange a meeting place at a local Starbucks or a similar establishment if possible.
Hello! My name is Kara, and I'm recent graduate of Penn State University's Berks campus. I have a BA in Professional Writing and a minor in English. Additionally, I spent almost three years working as a tutor at the Penn State Berks… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Reading, PA 19610
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

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Penn State University
Professional Writing

Education

Penn State University (Professional Writing)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kara will travel within 25 miles of Reading, PA 19610.

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