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Jillian V.

64 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Jillian V.

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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I find

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Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Bonnie K.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Writing Across the Curriculum from Madonna University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bonnie K.

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As a Teacher-Consultant for the Wayne State University branch of the National Writing Project, I am able to remain current regarding best-practices in the teaching of reading and writing. Add to this my passion for writing, and you have a winning combination!

About Bonnie

Hello! I am a veteran teacher (Licensed in Illinois) with ample experience working with children and adults in an online format. I hold a BA in English and a MA in Teaching. I am also a Teacher-Consultant with the National Writing Project. I thoroughly enjoy helping students of all ages reach th

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Angel M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Angel M.

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I have maintained a perfect 4.0 in writing all throughout my school years and I would love to be given the opportunity to help other students succeed in writing as well. I can help with various projects, some of which include: essays, research papers, creative stories, annotated bibliographies, cover letters, and professional resumes. I can also help with APA and MLA writing style.

About Angel

Hello everyone! My name is Angel and I have been an online tutor for approximately 2.5 years. I have a bachelors degree with a GPA of 3.41 on the 4.0 scale. I have been a professional writer for about 12 years and have maintained a perfect 4.0 in writing all throughout my school years (including c

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Jillian V.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Jillian V.

64 Reviews
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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I find

Recent Reviews
Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Bob M.
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Natalie G.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Speaks English
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie G.

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Writing remains one of the most important skills everyone needs to succeed in life. I have worked as a professional writer for more than 10 years, with experience as a script writer, copywriter, blogger, and reviewer. Resume writing, cover letters, personal statements, web text, radio ads, and advertisement are my specialties. Additionally, 7 of my scripts to date have been produced as short documentary films and released on DVD. Since writing improvement is a long-term process, I coach how to brainstorm and create an outline for any assignment; balance sentence structure, word usage and conventions to form articulate paragraphs with transitions; practice self-editing; and correctly follow the format of academic writing at any grade level, especially for essays. I mainly use interactive tools and resources to assist students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. For college and university students, I work with them through regular critiques and feedback to help them ...

About Natalie

For over 10 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn any subject and how much harder it is to find the right teacher. Now I explain the same concepts I've mastered to countless children and adults who need m

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Pu S.
My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT.
Lynne
My 14 year old daughter worked with Natalie weekly over a 2 month period to prep for the SSAT and HSPT. She did a fabulous job helping my daughter prepare; she was super knowledgeable, patient, and supportive. My daughter has so much confidence going into her tests, thanks to Natalie. We highly recommend her!!!
Erwin
Natalie is a wonderful tutor who is extremely knowledgeable in many academic areas including math, language arts and specialized testing, including the CogAT. Our son has been tutored by Natalie for a year now and it has been an incredible experience to watch him grow academically. She is very thorough in her approach and knows how to engage her students to target specific areas of academic need as well as strengthen areas of existing knowledge through enrichment. Since starting with Natalie, his grades have skyrocketed and his test taking skills and abilities have improved to top tier levels. We can't say enough good things about her. We very highly recommend Natalie to anyone looking to tutor their child to academic success!
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Katrina Z.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Katrina Z.

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Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Learning more and more every week!
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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Los Gatos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Los Gatos is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $240 per hour.
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$56 average
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$71 average
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$76 average

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"My 11 year old daughter has learned a lot from Morgan in just a few lessons. Has been a good experience for her. Thanks Morgan!"
Gia
Took Writing lessons from Morgan L.
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"My daughter needed help with her writing portfolio for an audition. I knew that the competition was going to be fierce and while I believe that my daughter has real talent I also knew that she needed help organizing here ideas. Needless to say, she was selected to participate in the writing program. We both know that Jonita’s guidance and collaboration helped her achieve that goal. Jonita’s teaching style is exceptional and refreshing. My daughter hopes to work with her again as she transitions to the next stage of her journey as a young writer."
Greer
Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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"My kids' school teachers and classmates were very impressed with their writing skills after attending writing workshops with Jonita. She has a gift for inspiring children and they always have a great time."
Akindeji
Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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"Bonnie was easy to communicate with and her preparations before our lesson enabled efficient, effective session."
Sharon
Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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"Natalie knows how to write. More importantly, she truly knows how to teach you to write. She is patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. A great experience with a FABULOUS tutor! 😊"
Jez
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"When it came time to apply to graduate school, I wanted to express every ounce of appreciation for public health – except I struggled with transferring much of that admiration into writing. I could easily call up experiences and memories during conversation, but to fashion them into a fluid essay remained a tall task. This is where Nick really shined. We spent hours talking through these experiences with a focus on harnessing their emotional footprint. It took some open-mindedness, plus the will to resist the inertial tug of old habits, but with Nick’s help I was able to write from a place of passion for the first time in my life."
Omar
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson."
Berret
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"When I first started writing my screenplay for a short story I'm directing and producing, I had a limited time to write, direct, edit and submit to a "once a year" film festival in Orlando Florida. I ran into a bunch of obstacles, from using the correct grammar, to punctuation's, spelling and inconsistencies in the story line. She was very clear and concise when she spoke. I don't know what she did but her method of teaching allowed me to relax and open my mind, and allowed me to absorb and remember every single writing technique she's given me. I am proud to say that my short film was finished in time to enter the festival. Thanks to Jonita it is now 3 months later and I have finished my fourth short screenplay, now starting my fifth. She is just amazing, I'm so happy I found her to work with me."
Changa
Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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"A great resource for teaching young writers to elaborate and cite evidence. Both are key components to being a successful writer for the state writing Assessment."
Schandell
Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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"Wow! Very thorough and caring professional. Interested in evaluating where the individual's writing skills are; what are their goals; and how to develop a lesson plan based on the age and school district requirements. On our second lesson, my 13 y/o daughter's sentence structure has already noticibly improved! Can't wait to see how much more she improves!
Would recommend without hesitation!"
Danni
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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