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Natalie
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Professional writing coach and editor for children, teens and adults, 12+ years of experience
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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 since 2009, 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 strengthen their writing skills. For over 12 years, I have professionally edited numerous graduate and undergraduate research papers, college essays, college application essays, high school and middle school essays, personal statements, cover letters, resumes, short stories, and scripts. While proofreading is correcting grammar and punctuation mistakes, revision is analyzing content for relevance and text for fluency and clarity (sentence structure, paragraph organization and development). Together, they form the complete editing process, which I teach and demonstrate to students so they can self-edit as part of their own writing process. My constructive criticism always includes detailed feedback and support to help them learn from their writing and improve it. I also offer editing and proofreading services: I have great turnaround and can generally complete edits within a 24-48 hour period (30-minute minimum for all editing projects).
About Natalie

For more than 12 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. 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 my help. For every student I work with, I customize our online lessons to fit their needs. I also provide homework, online resources and enrichment learning. Contact me today to set up a risk-free first lesson and let me guide you to successful learning!

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Teaching since 2010

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High School Diploma

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$110
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My daughter wanted help in math for Precalculus for school and to boost her SAT score. Natalie thoroughly reviewed my daughter's math quizzes and tests and helped her prepare for her final exam. My daughter scored the highest she's ever scored on a final exam; she was so happy. As for the SAT prep, Natalie's strategy was perfect. My daughter's score was boosted dramatically, almost 100 points in the Reading/Writing section alone.

Posted Sep 11, 2022
Teacher's Studio

Natalie took her time to understand my kids needs and create lessons to fill gaps in their math knowledge and build from there. She gave some homework throughout the week to help my kids catch up in basic math. Natalie was great at communicating with me after every session. She always gave a detailed summary and the plan for next week. Thank you!

Posted May 9, 2022
Teacher's Studio

Natalie G. is a thoughtful, generous, and helpful tutor. She does an assessment for her planning of support. The content instruction offers a clear understanding to achieve measurable goals. In addition, she provides resources for continued learning and study. Extremely satisfied with this fantastic tutor for my middle schooler.

Posted Feb 5, 2022
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Freelance Editor
Aug 2010 - Present
Self-Employed
I have revised and proofread academic documents (primary, secondary, and post-secondary school) for content, clarity, organization, structure, correct language and grammar, style usage (MLA and APA formats); film scripts; and personal documents, including court statements, fiction short stories, and letters.
Freelance Writer
Aug 2010 - Present
Self-Employed
I have accepted commissions issued by private clientele and have composed résumés, personal statements, cover letters, web text, radio ads, and advertising.
Private Tutor
Aug 2010 - Present
Self-Employed
I have tutored students in grades 1–12, college, and university, as well as working adults, in: *Mathematics: basic (elementary) math, pre-algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2, trigonometry, geometry, precalculus, beginning linear algebra, finite math, beginning statistics, competition math *English: grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary, reading comprehension, literature, composition, spelling, handwriting *Latin: translation, grammar, vocabulary *Test preparation: all sections of the SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, PSAT, GRE, GED, CBEST, ASVAB (AFQT), TEAS, Accuplacer, AFOQT, TABE, Praxis, COOP/HSPT, CPT (ERB), SCAT, CogAT, STAAR, SBAC, PARCC *Financial accounting
Script Writer
Nov 2012 - Jan 2017
Theme Parkology
I wrote and edited scripts for the production of historical documentaries (short films). I also researched and provided extensive sources per script; revised and proofread projects for clarity, grammar and accuracy; and helped develop 8+ scripts into produced featurettes (DVD releases).
Book Critic and Movie Critic
Jan 2010 - Apr 2012
Examiner.com
I reviewed literature (adult fiction & nonfiction, young adult fiction & nonfiction, children's literature) and films (all genres) for online-only newspaper as Fresno Literature Examiner and Fresno Movie Examiner. 600 reviews in total were published.
High School Diploma
Aug 2006 - May 2009
Kolbe Academy
High School Diploma
Aug 2005 - May 2006
Fresno University High School
English
Native Proficiency

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Instructor details
Writing
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
60 minutes
$110
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