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Claudia B.

Alexandria, VA

$55/hour

EXPERT College Writing Tutor/College Essay Tutor (ESL CERTIFIED!)

50+ Hours
4.8 average from 25 ratings
Knowledgeable and caring
— Larry, Mc Lean, VA on 3/29/16

$55/Hour


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Columbia University
English
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Master's
Catholic University of America
Master's

Education

Columbia University (English)

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) (Master's)

Catholic University of America (Master's)

About Claudia

Do you need help writing a research paper or thesis? Do you need an AMAZING college application essay or personal statement?

As a certified Higher Education Consultant, I can help you tremendously! I will help you write an effective and timely APA, MLA (or other format) college paper or application essay! I have over 20 years of experience helping students write effective essays and personal statements that help get them where they want to be in life!

For research essays, I am a TOP research writer and can help you with ANY research essay or college paper or even the whole course! Just let me know what you need and I can help you get an A paper! I have tons of student references from students I have helped get A's!

For admission essays, I have a PROVEN track record of getting students accepted at all the Ivy Leagues, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Brown, Princeton and MIT, and more. I specialize in knowing current admission standards at the top Virginia schools including UVA, VCU, Virginia Tech and William & Mary. If you need a TOP GRADE college admission essay you need ME! Examples of before and after essays I have worked on are always available to view before deciding to retain me to help you. After you see the difference, you will have no doubt that I can make any "before" essay shine!

If you are struggling with getting ideas across effectively because of a language barrier, you have come to the right place! I am a certified ESL tutor as well! With my help, your essay or research paper will reflect a strong command of the English language in addition to being exactly what is needed to succeed.

I help students who are undergraduates as well as Master’s and PHD's to write research papers, Capstone projects, thesis papers and dissertations. I have worked with every type of ethnicity at every type of school.

So, let's get started! What are you waiting for? Contact me today!
Do you need help writing a research paper or thesis? Do you need an AMAZING college application essay or personal statement?

As a certified Higher Education Consultant, I can help you tremendously! I will help you write an effective and timely APA, MLA (or other format) college paper or application essay! I have over 20 years of
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Travels within 40 miles of Alexandria, VA 22310

"Knowledgeable and caring"

- Larry, Mc Lean, VA on 3/29/16
English:
ACT English, English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading,
Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, College Counseling,
GED, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

College Counseling

I am a certified Higher Education Consultant and ESL trained tutor who has been helping students write amazing and effective college admissions essays, research papers, Capstone projects, thesis papers and dissertations for 20 years. As a graduate of Columbia University, I have helped thousands of students get into all the top colleges in the U.S. including the Ivy Leagues. I can help you too! I help foreign student with accent reduction in papers, grammar and diction, as well as ensure that all projects meet rubric requirements. I work with both ESL students and U.S. students, and with all degree programs from undergraduate to Master's to PHD's in all subjects.

English

Graduate of Columbia University with degree in English Lit. Master's degree. I have tutored hundreds of college students over 20 years in both English composition and English Lit. I am ready and able to help you TODAY!

ESL/ESOL

I am a certified Higher Education Consultant and ESL tutor who has been helping students write and learn effective public speaking for 20 years. I help foreign students with accent reduction in papers, grammar and diction, as well as ensure that all work is understood by the student. I have a specialty in Public Speaking and am active in Toastmaster's as well as have my own public speaking platform where I do motivational speaking.

Proofreading

I am a former editor and graduate of Columbia college with a degree in English literature. I can absolutely help ANYONE to be a better writer or simply proofread and edit your important work to make it shine! If you have already written your paper or book or even just chapters in a book or other written material and need a qualified e-editor to proofread it I am your person! I am a certified ESL instructor as well so I am used to working with foreign students to correct grammar, diction and accent reduction in any paper.

Public Speaking

I am an experienced and effective public speaker and instructor who has helped hundreds of students to become amazing public speakers! As a certified ESL tutor, I also work with ESL students and/or employees who want to learn to speak well in order to get ahead. Through my training with Toastmasters, as well as my 15 years experience in public speaking myself, I gained valuable insight into this fine art, including how to present yourself and how to keep an audience attentive. I can easily teach any student effective public speaking skills, including YOU! :)

SAT Writing

I am a highly skilled academic writer who has worked with students for over 20 years. I am a graduate of Columbia University and hold two Master's degrees. I have passed all the WyzAnt writing tests with scores of 100% , including SAT writing, which I am exceptional at helping students do correctly. I have ALL 5 star reviews on WyzAnt and on Yelp, which I am very proud of. I am a certified Higher Education Consultant, which means I have received specialized training in academic writing and communicating with student populations. I am very, very good at what do as I have been doing it for 20 years. I also have certificates in working with special needs students, including ADHD and dyslexia, as well as experience working with many different ethnicities. Thank you for considering me!

Special Needs

I have a Master's in social work and part of my training was working with special needs clients, including Autism, ADHD, developmentally disabled and traumatic brain injury individuals. I worked at The ARC of Northern Virginia for a year which is the Association for Retarded Citizens, the largest human services agency in the US for special needs individuals. I assisted special needs clients with creating resumes, job searching and getting their GED's, among other things.

Study Skills

I am a former high school English teacher (1987-2002) who helped children and young adults with their study skills for 15 years. I own and operate a career counseling service that has been in business in Virginia for 10 years. I am very experienced in study skills and counseling.

Writing

I am a certified Higher Education Consultant and ESL trained tutor who has been helping students write amazing and effective college admissions essays, research papers, Capstone projects, thesis papers and dissertations for 20 years. As a graduate of Columbia University, I have helped thousands of students get into all the top colleges in the U.S. including the Ivy Leagues. I can help you too! I help foreign student with accent reduction in papers, grammar and diction, as well as ensure that all projects meet rubric requirements. I work with both ESL students and U.S. students, and with all degree programs from undergraduate to Master's to PHD's in all subjects.

Columbia University
English
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Master's
Catholic University of America
Master's

Education

Columbia University (English)

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) (Master's)

Catholic University of America (Master's)

Knowledgeable and caring

Ms. Claudia communicates with clients very closely and listens very carefully. She is a dedicated consultant on providing needed information and is very good at following up. Thank you!

— Larry, Mc Lean, VA on 3/29/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Travel policy

Claudia will travel within 40 miles of Alexandria, VA 22310.