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Angel M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelors of Science in Natural Sciences from Excelsior College
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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

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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Awarded Top 50 Tutors, USA from WyzAnt
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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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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Donovan C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Montevallo
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Donovan C.

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Alongside working both as a writing center consultant and tutor for years, both paid and volunteer work, I hold a BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Montevallo as well as an MA in English from Tulane University. In addition, I hold a CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) and have some experience teaching pre-intermediate and upper-intermediate English language learners. With learners, I make a point of us working together to see what needs the most improvement for the sake of our shared work in learning. I would be happy to help you improve your English language use!

About Donovan

I am a writer. I graduated from the University of Montevallo with my BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies in May 2019 and, this past December 2020, received my MA in English from Tulane University. Recently, I received my Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languag

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Larry P.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Larry P.

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Writing, whether it is creative or for essays and/or research, has structure to it - We will discuss the structure of what writing needs to be done, as well as the best way to go about doing it.

About Larry

***My Takelessons Blog Posts:*** http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have two Master's Degrees in Education

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Keith B.
Lady is very clear in his directions and he provides a variety of options for writing style.
Keith B.
I enjoyed the session very much and because of it decided to change my schedule to weekly. Larry had many suggestions which were helpful to the type of writing I want to improve. I look forward to the next session.
Ritam R.
Mr. Larry is very knowledgeable and attention to detail. I enjoy lesson with him.

Adam G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
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Adam G.

3 Reviews
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I'm great with structure, word choice, meaning, and intention. I can help with every stage, from brainstorming and helping you organize your thoughts to proofreading and making it shine before you hand it in.

About Adam

Graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Majored in Dramatic Writing and minored in English

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jolie
Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further.
David
Adam Gaines is a godsend. I was really lucky to have his guidance over the years which helped my craft and dedication to the art of writing greatly. He is a proven writer with legitimate credits but also, he actually cares. He is always ready to help and takes your material seriously which is most important when you want honest feedback and guidance. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of films, screenwriting, and the industry that is both impressive and beneficial. He is a wonderful friend and mentor who will always have a great recommendation or suggestion ready for your work and/or career. Adam is an extremely open individual with an immense passion for film and the craft of screenwriting which becomes infectious. That trait is crucial since it keeps you driven to keep learning and grow. He is also an excellent conversationalist with his own voice which is truly refreshing. Highly recommend.
Shadia
Adam gives you insightful comments on how to make you a better writer. He knows what good dialogue sounds like and with a couple suggestions you instantly know how to re-work your writing to give it a natural flow.

Clifford K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, Romanian, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Computer Science & MIS from West Coast University
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Clifford K.

7 Reviews
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'Dr. Cliff,' a part-time college/university professor, teacher and tutor with 5 master's and 3 doctoral degrees in a variety of topics: Mathematics, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, MBA, Leadership, Education and Administration. He has always used proven educational techniques to instruct undergraduate students, graduate students and school children/teenagers (K-12). In addition, Dr. Cliff is a Certified Tutor by American Tutoring Association and National Tutoring Association (Math); he holds California Teaching Credentials in Math (CSET I,II,III), Business (I,II,III), and Educational Technology/Computers (I,II); he is a Sylvan Certified Teacher in Math and Arts/Language K-12.

About Clifford

****Dr Cliff requires that you contact him through the Ask-A-Question feature prior to booking lessons with him. Please be sure to provide him with the following: -Location -Age -Subject -Skill Level -Goals -Schedule request. 'Dr. Cliff,' a part-time college/university professor, t

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Michael
Great experience, very through, prompt with providing resources. Clifford is enthusiastic about teaching and went above and beyond to help me learn. Highly recommend!
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Beth
Dr. Cliff was great! He was patient, thorough, and kind. He even gave me a few extra minutes to be sure the material was covered completely. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Portland is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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$72 average
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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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"Very caring, empathetic manner. Able to easily connect with my 8 year old daughter."
Asha-Kaelyn
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My second grader joined one of Lisa's writing classes. It was 3 kiddos and they all LOVED! Even over zoom, Lisa made a connection with my child who simply adored her. After just a few lessons, my child said, "Lisa makes me feel like I'm a real writer." For a child who was a reluctant writer, I do not think think there is higher praise! I saw my child both become inspired to write and grow in confidence. I recommned Lisa without reservations!"
Cinzia
Took Writing lessons from Lisa F.
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"Dr. D helped me a lot when I was struggled with writing my personal statement and I totally learned a lot from her!"
Sam
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My introverted 8 year old found a small group that she could flourish with under Lisa's tutelage. Lisa introduced topics that kept the kids engaged and excited, and my daughter's writing continued long after the class was over. She was so excited about what she had written, she even shared some of her writing from this class with her regular school class! Lisa presents the material in a level appropriate and fun way, encouraging the students to create without fear of mistake, and with gentle guidance to the correct style or form."
Desiree
Took Writing lessons from Lisa F.
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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
April Stace
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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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Ally's a talented writer and poet. Her writings clearly reflect a mature, introspective young woman in tune with the human condition."
Aaron
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so much my lovely teacher"
Mehmet
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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