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Elizabeth B.

52 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches College
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Elizabeth B.

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Tutoring or help with writing college and graduate school essays, papers, research projects, theses, and more. Help with grammar, mechanics, organization, format, body of paper, citations, bibliographies, and all pertinent aspects and skills in post-secondary school writing.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
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really good
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James B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Teaching since 1995
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James B.

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Prose, Some Poetry, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Essay preparation, Structure, Editing

About James

I have 20 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as we

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Lulu S.
James is very patient and encouraging. He definitely put me at ease for our first lesson. I can't wait for the second lesson.
Pia
James and I worked together for 4 months at an elementary school tutoring 3-5 graders in math and english. James is professional, intelligent, and creative. It was a pleasure working with him. He cares very much for the youth in our community.
We've stayed in touch via email and are developing a friendship I hope lasts a life time. He is good people.
gregory N.
james is a good voice instructor with many years of experience to share with you to get you to be the best singer you can be.
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Stephen A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Pittsburgh All Star Educator Award from University of Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Stephen A.

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I have over forty years of teaching and writing experience, from middle school writing, to high school, to the University level, including professional and business writing. I served as the Writing Specialist for the Pennsylvania's Department of Education and also was a founding member of the Pennsylvania Writing Project. My work on my Ph.D. took me to understanding composition at it's most basic level, and I studied carefully the advent of writing as a science and as a fundamental form of expression. My thesis centered around the development of grammars and the development of the paragraph. I've received many awards, positions, and commendations for my expertise and success of teaching writing at all levels.

About Stephen

I have 40 years of teaching high school and university writing and composition. I was a reader and a question developer for the SAT and the ACT program as well as the AP program. I can work with students who need assistance with their writing from grades 5 through 12 and also at the University leve

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Rebecca H.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 to 25
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Rebecca H.

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I help students create their best work by helping them formulate a thesis, write a 5 paragraph essay, utilize critical thinking, and create a powerful essay. I work with students on their academic writing or on their college applications, helping them craft a powerful personal statement and/or supplemental essays so that they can stand out!

About Rebecca

Hi-I have been working with students for more than five years-mostly face to face but have recently moved to online lessons. I believe that each student I work with has the potential to achieve greatness. If they are preparing for the ACTs/SATs, I make sure that my students know that these tests ar

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Jake S.
We really enjoy Becky as a writing tutor for our 13 year old son! She gets kids and figures out what interests them and gets them to write about topics that they are passionate about! Highly recommend for kids!
Catherine
I can't say enough about the knowledge and support Rebecca provided for my daughter while preparing for college exams. Rebecca offered test insights and clues to breakdown difficult passages and tricky answers - boosting my daughter's scores significantly! Happy to share that my daughter is accepted by her first choice college. Rebecca is professional, tenacious, positive and a joy to work with. Wish I could give her 10 stars!

Tamar M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Armenian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University
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Tamar M.

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Repetition, repetition, repetition. The more you write, the better you get at it.

I give my kids example prompts- we review them. For homework, I have them do a writing on their own and we make corrections together.

About Tamar

Hi families! A bit of information about myself: I have been tutoring for over ten years and am very familiar with the public and private school systems in Manhattan. I teach everything from Algebra II to American History, specializing in organizational and study skills. I am a Columbia Univ

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Jillien
Tamar is a professional. She works well with my son and understands where he should be with the subject.
jillien
Very patient and knows how to connect with her student
Christel
Tamar is a wonderful, dynamic and enthousiastic teacher and my 12 year old daughter had a great time with her.
Tamar knows when to slow down if her student is tired, but is also demanding so as to be sure that progress are made.
It was a pleasure seeing how fast my daughter improved her English and we both appreciated meeting Tamar, who is a great person :)
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Ally Z.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Psychology from Ohio University
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Ally Z.

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I've had many diverse experiences which qualify me to teach private writing lessons at an affordable price. I am a published poet, creative writer, and am currently in the editing stages of writing a book for publication. I edit papers for family and friends and took Advanced Placement writing courses in high school and writing and poetry courses in college. During graduate school, I was selected as a Graduate Assistant, editing book chapters and authoring and co-authoring articles for publication. I'd love to share my passion for writing and help you develop into an accomplished writer!

I'm an uplifting, hardworking, and caring person and my teaching style is encouraging, precise, and collaborative. My goal is to help you be "a cut above the rest". I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

About Ally

Hi, there! My name is Ally and I can't wait to meet you! I've been playing the clarinet for 15 years and teaching private lessons for 3 years. I have loved helping my students improve their sound, technique, and rhythm on the clarinet. I am proud to be able to teach private lessons at an affordable

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Aaron
Ally's a talented writer and poet. Her writings clearly reflect a mature, introspective young woman in tune with the human condition.
Scott
Allie is a very talented writer. Her creativity draws you in as a reader. Very talented.
Nick
Ally is a deep, introspective writer. She touches upon the human condition in her writing, which can be related upon by anyone.

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Des Plaines is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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$54 average
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
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"My son feels encouraged and interested in writing. That is a win!"
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"TAMAR IS A GEM

Tamar is a gem!

I have been working with her for the past year and she has helped me completely transform my academic situation.

I am a freshman in high school who struggles with ADHD. Tamar's patience and diligence is completely unsurpassed. She goes above and beyond to ensure that I am not only doing my work, but she breaks down the material for me in such a way that it is easy to understand. Tamar puts in hours of her own time to create tests and study guides which has helped give me the extra advantage i need. I recommend her to anyone. She is by far one of the best tutors and individuals ever."
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Took Writing lessons from Tamar M.
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"Out lined the direction to take and how I can tap into my interest too write something is interesting to the reader."
Paul
Took Writing lessons from Haley Shea B.
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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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"Today was my first lesson with Larry. He is a awesome guy and very hopeful and caring."
Eric
Took Writing lessons from Larry P.
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"My son said "she is good and nice"!"
Vladimir
Took Writing lessons from Elisa A.
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"Ally was a fantastic graduate assistant! She was extremely helpful in editing/writing and could be a real asset for those seeking some additional assistance and support in writing/editing!"
Matthew Paylo, YSU
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"Dr. Dianala has been instrumental with helping me develop reporting documents for my church. I was impressed with her help with another church where she helped develop fliers and letters of introduction to organizations to help with the church's soup kitchen initiatives. Overall, it seems to me that Dr. Dianala can develop writing documents for any situation...She is wonderful!"
William
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rudra
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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