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Nick P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick P.

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Having to sit down and write a paper (whether it be your college thesis or a five paragraph essay for an elementary level English course) can be an intimidating and stressful if not overwhelming experience.

That's where I come in...To help you with both the assignment you are currently working on as well your writing process in general. Working on strengthening how you write will make writing easier and easier each time you do it, until you don't need my help at all.

Many people are not aware of the universal strategies and tactics that can be used in order to improve their writing at every stage in the process. Whether it be brainstorming, outlining, drafting, writing, editing, etc. Taking at look at and examining your writing process together will allow us to customize the tutoring session for your needs specifically.

Outside of helping to write papers I can assist with help in English grammar, Literature, Creative Writing, and many other related fields.

About Nick

I operate my own remote practice out of Brooklyn, NY and work with a variety of individuals and businesses. Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency

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Danielle
My daughter's lesson with Nick are very helpful and he interacts well on her level.
Kathlyn O.
I met him today and he’s amazing! He gets what I’m trying to gain from writing and I’m excited moving forward!
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Rebecca H.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • BA English from Yale University
  • Teaches students 10 to 25
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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!
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Michael R.

1 Review
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Journalism / history from Fresno State
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Michael R.

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I have an extensive background in writing and editing for a variety of media outlets -- newspapers, magazines, websites and more -- which means I have been required to produce high-quality material very quickly. You can do the same. I will work with you to learn techniques that will allow you to write quickly and clearly. It's not as difficult as you might think!

About Michael

Hello. I'm Michael. I consider myself a jack of many trades when it comes to tutoring. I've worked with students in a variety of subjects -- English, writing, reading, math, history and more. If I have a specialty, it's the language. I have devoted my life to the written word, both as a writer and

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Fisher P.
My son feels encouraged and interested in writing. That is a win!
Jane P.
Gary
Michael has used his great people skills to win over my son on a personal level and his great educational skills to move my son forward in the 5th grade.
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Bonnie K.

11 Reviews
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  • Awarded Writing Across the Curriculum from Madonna University
  • Teaching since 1997
  • 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

I am a veteran teacher 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 a Teacher-Consultant with the National Writing Project.

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Kind and helpful.
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Bill P.

55 Reviews
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  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • BA Radio & TV from Butler University--Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Teaches High School, College
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Bill P.

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Broadcast/Advertising Copy Writing. Learn from a professional ad copywriter/broadcaster the secrets to a successful career as a copywriter. Learn how to develop themes for commercials/ads/storyboards. Discover how to rewrite & edit copy. Learn appropriate ad/copy lengths determined by word count. Learn how to write and sell anything better by rising above the ad clutter and developing unique selling pitches and ideas.

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years. Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cr

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Dmitriy P.
Got a great idea of what I was doing right and wrong with my public speaking.
Russell D.
I am very pleased with the voice lessons Bill has given me.
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Jane
Taking lessons with Bill has improved my speaking voice tremendously. I have been taking six sessions in a row now, 1 lesson each week (30 or 45 min sometimes) and the lessons taught me control over my voice, finding the right pitch naturally (so that I have even no effort speaking in a busy loud restaurant) and just really starting to love my voice and what kind of voice I really have without these habitual restrictions I had. I was nervous sometimes as part of the exercises were to make sounds you usually don't do, but he teaches in such a loving professional way, just show a bit of your hidden "actor talent" :) and I believe you will soon see the progress. Thank you so much, Bill!
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Pre-Med from Harvard University
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Simeon S.

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Though I teach for a living while completing my degree, I'm also a writer. Research and analytical writing appeal to me especially, not to mention fiction.

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 re

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.

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The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons 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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"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."
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Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
Jørgen
Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"My son feels encouraged and interested in writing. That is a win!"
Fisher
Took Writing lessons from Michael R.
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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!"
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Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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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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"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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"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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"Allie is a very talented writer. Her creativity draws you in as a reader. Very talented."
Scott
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"I met him today and he’s amazing! He gets what I’m trying to gain from writing and I’m excited moving forward!"
Kathlyn
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Thanks teacher Bonnie for your lesson! My kid was engaged the entire time and came out feeling excited about his writing assignment. Looking forward to more of our lessons!"
Mal
Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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