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Kara P.
60/hour

Thorough and Detailed-oriented Proofreader and Writer

I am a postdoctoral researcher and academic writer with a passion for writing and revising. Every day in my full-time research position, I critically review scientific journal articles, website text, press releases, grant applications, and student... read more

60/hour
5.0 (48)
130 hours tutoring
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I am a postdoctoral researcher and academic writer with a passion for writing and revising. Every day in my full-time research position, I critically review scientific journal articles, website text, press releases, grant applications, and student... read more

Phillip P.
250/hour

PhD with Strong Proofreading Credentials

I have 10 years of tutoring experience working with high school and college students (undergraduate through Ph.D.) on proofreading their writing, offering revision and editing support. I did not hire an outside editor for my own 274-page... read more

250/hour
5.0 (516)
1,460 hours tutoring
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I have 10 years of tutoring experience working with high school and college students (undergraduate through Ph.D.) on proofreading their writing, offering revision and editing support. I did not hire an outside editor for my own 274-page... read more

Stacey M.
90/hour

Harvard Grad - Admissions Essay Writing & Editing

I specialize in helping people write and edit their admissions essays, statements of purpose, and personal statements for college, graduate school, post-doctoral programs, as well as fellowships, scholarships, and grant applications. I have a BA... read more

90/hour
4.9 (249)
336 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 432 hours
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I specialize in helping people write and edit their admissions essays, statements of purpose, and personal statements for college, graduate school, post-doctoral programs, as well as fellowships, scholarships, and grant applications. I have a BA... read more

Nathan A.
150/hour

College Application Essay Coach

I've tutored students in college-level writing for 9 years, and been an English professor since 2005. I've also worked as a proofreader for a top international law firm. read more

150/hour
5.0 (111)
266 hours tutoring
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I've tutored students in college-level writing for 9 years, and been an English professor since 2005. I've also worked as a proofreader for a top international law firm. read more

Stephen S.
80/hour

Professional book editor and proofreader

I edited K-12 educational materials for 13 years, supporting authors in content development, line editing, and final-stage proofreading. I can show you how to raise your grammar and syntax knowledge quickly to support self-editing. read more

80/hour
5.0 (492)
28 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 1,438 hours
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I edited K-12 educational materials for 13 years, supporting authors in content development, line editing, and final-stage proofreading. I can show you how to raise your grammar and syntax knowledge quickly to support self-editing. read more

Stephanie Y.
21/hour

Experienced proofreader

I am currently in the NYU Professional Copyediting, Proofreading, AND Fact-checking certificate program. I have a lot of experience proofreading and editing academic and literary essays. read more

21/hour
5.0 (842)
4 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 1,636 hours
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I am currently in the NYU Professional Copyediting, Proofreading, AND Fact-checking certificate program. I have a lot of experience proofreading and editing academic and literary essays. read more

Rose D.
65/hour

Skilled Proofreader and Editor with Master's Degree

I can help writers improve the style and clarity of their writing through accurate proofreading and stylistic editing. I have helped a wide variety of students, including students of nursing, literature, business, and general studies. I... read more

65/hour
5.0 (791)
15 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 2,548 hours
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I can help writers improve the style and clarity of their writing through accurate proofreading and stylistic editing. I have helped a wide variety of students, including students of nursing, literature, business, and general studies. I... read more

Kathryn P.
110/hour

English PhD: Award-Winning Instructor of Reading and Writing

...Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning. My subjects include: English, Writing, Reading, Literature, Proofreading, Grammar, US History, European History, World History, Time Management, Public Speaking, and College Application Help... read more

110/hour
5.0 (159)
361 hours tutoring
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...Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning. My subjects include: English, Writing, Reading, Literature, Proofreading, Grammar, US History, European History, World History, Time Management, Public Speaking, and College Application Help... read more

Katherine K.
48/hour

Personalized Lessons With a Dedicated Tutor

...research, persuasive, literary, TDA, etc.) and Creative Writing (narrative, reflective, poetry, etc.); Vocabulary; Grammar; Proofreading/editing; Science; Social Studies; SAT, GED and HISAT (all subjects), SSAT, and ISEE preparation; Study skills; and Test-taking... read more

48/hour
5.0 (782)
17 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 1,904 hours
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...research, persuasive, literary, TDA, etc.) and Creative Writing (narrative, reflective, poetry, etc.); Vocabulary; Grammar; Proofreading/editing; Science; Social Studies; SAT, GED and HISAT (all subjects), SSAT, and ISEE preparation; Study skills; and Test-taking... read more

Kimberly D.
45/hour

English, Writing, SAT Prep, and Proofreading Tutor

I have experience teaching SAT and ACT prep courses through a local tutoring center, and I have also created personalized test prep curriculum to help individual students meet their goals. I also offer proofreading and editing services... read more

45/hour
5.0 (352)
2 hours tutoring Proofreading out of 810 hours
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I have experience teaching SAT and ACT prep courses through a local tutoring center, and I have also created personalized test prep curriculum to help individual students meet their goals. I also offer proofreading and editing services... read more

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How would you define Proofreading in your own words?
Proofreading involves reading over what you have written for mistakes in grammar, usage, and mechanics (capitalization, punctuation, and spelling). As you reread your work, consider what method of expression will best communicate to the reader your ideas without altering your main ideas. That is,... read more
Proofreading involves reading over what you have written for mistakes in grammar, usage, and mechanics (capitalization, punctuation, and spelling).... read more
Answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Proofreading in your own words?
"Proofreading" and "revising" are often conflated in academia and beyond, but I see a stark difference between the two practices. Proofreading addresses local or “small picture” concerns of a draft (grammar, citations and references, sentence construction, and word choice) and should be completed... read more
"Proofreading" and "revising" are often conflated in academia and beyond, but I see a stark difference between the two practices. Proofreading... read more
Answered • 03/21/18

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How would you define Proofreading in your own words?
Proofreading is the opportunity to edit your writing to most impress your reader and receive the best outcome with your writing. By having someone else who is qualified read and evaluate your writing, you will improve your writing on many levels. Proofreading ensures that you have used correct... read more
Proofreading is the opportunity to edit your writing to most impress your reader and receive the best outcome with your writing. By having someone... read more
Answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Proofreading in your own words?
Proofreading is the careful and supportive process of helping a student through editing and revising their work. Mechanics, sentence structure, and grammar are important because there are conventional standards professional writers follow in order to share their ideas and stories with their... read more
Proofreading is the careful and supportive process of helping a student through editing and revising their work. Mechanics, sentence structure, and... read more
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David M. answered • 03/19/18

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