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|Jessica||Studied acting and creative writing at the University of the Arts. Currently a playwright, professional stunt woman, English geek, and aspiring pro wrestler. Passionate about well structured, creative essay writing.|
|Cherae||I'm a writer with an interest in war literature, world history, and languages. I've been a personal trainer, a creative writing teacher, and I write fantasy novels in my spare time.|
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|Michael||I was born and raised in New Orleans. I'm primarily a fiction writer, and am taking the next year or two to finish a novel and a book of short stories. In my free time I record music and perform stand-up comedy.|
|Andrew||I'm a writer and a teacher, a husband and father. Over fifteen years of professional writing experience and more than a decade of teaching experience. My motto: Make something awesome.|
|Jodi||I am a college student from Texas currently attending Angelo State University. I am double-majoring in English and Philosophy with minors in Spanish and Creative Writing. After getting my degrees, I plan to pursue a Master's in English and go on to become a book editor.|
|Lara||Hello. My name is Lara; while I love many of life's essential gifts, such as good campsites, good biscuits, good people and good dogs, above all else, I love the writing process. More than this, I take great pleasure in teaching other people how to love writing their own unique stories, and I really appreciate being able to show people how their writings can attain a tangible result, such as a scholarship, job interview, or college admission letter.|
|Elizabeth||I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Environmental Science. In my spare time I do lots of personal writing, and I blog about sustainability and ethical issues in fast fashion.|
|Karissa||Hi! My name is Karissa & I currently live in Texas, though I'm a Midwesterner at heart. I hold an MFA in Creative Writing & have worked as a teacher, tutor, & editor for almost ten years. Some of my hobbies include wrangling a very hyper cat named Groucho, football (go Chiefs!), basketball, fantasy sports, horse racing, The X-Files, & anything & everything related to Fleetwood Mac!|
|Lee Ann||Over seven years of experience working as a Director of Admissions at several California colleges. I also have experience in student orientation, academic advising, and student leadership programs. I earned a master’s degree from UCLA in counseling in student affairs and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Southern California.|
|John||I studied English literature and German language in undergrad because I love talking about language. When not writing or tutoring I'm usually chasing a frisbee or listening to music.|
|Rebecca||I'm an experienced editor, essayist, and journalist whose primary background has been in digital media and tutoring. I have a B.A. in History from the University of Chicago with additional educational experience in English, art history, business, and music production. The pride of my professional life is that the writers I work with have consistently said that they've walked away from working with me encouraged and as better writers.|
|Jacquelyn||I have a Bachelor's degree in Professional Writing from Purdue University. I love dogs and fish and providing essay feedback!|
|Nita||I grew up in Boulder, Colorado with a love for all things outdoor. I headed to the east coast for undergrad to major in theater and English, then spent a year studying and performing in London, then San Francisco then LA. I began teaching English and Theater about 9 years ago - and fell in love with it! After 5 years teaching in high schools, I decided to venture out on my own as a tutor, college counselor and mentor to young adults - and I absolutely love it! On the "side", I also have my own theater company and am the creative director of it - DogStar Theater Company. I keep myself busy indeed!|
|Philip||After a successful five-year career in business and real estate, I made the radical decision to go back to graduate school and pursue my passion, urban planning. Strong writing skills have served me well throughout my professional life. I've written a variety of documents, including feasibility studies for real estate executives and academic research papers in graduate school. I look forward to coaching you through your writing and helping you tell your story to the world!|
|Diane||I'm a Washington, DC native currently in Utah. I've also lived in Asia (China) and Europe (Scotland). When I'm not acting or editing, I'm usually practicing kung fu or reading.|
|Eszter||Lover of felines, long poems, avocados, good music and California beaches. I know more than I ever expected to about cars and I once marched in the Rose Parade. I take frequent road trips and love attending rock music festivals. I also paint and take pictures.|
|Megan||I have always had a passion for writing and throughout high school, my gap year, and now college, have enjoyed supplementing my academic obligations with time for editing and freelance content work. I am also an avid equestrian and traveller.|
|Abraham||I'm a recent Vassar Graduate with a passion creating imaginative, thought provoking content, and aiding others in their pursuit to do the same!|
|Carly||I am a 30 year old chicago native who has been living and working around the world since I graduated college in 2010, with degrees in English and Spanish Languages. After teaching English in Spain for 3 years, I switched to teaching online and freelancing in order to be able to work as I travel. I am currently in Bozeman, Montana, for the summer.|
|Marissa||Graduate Student at Hong Kong University|
|Lukus||I'm a 22-year-old Canadian with a passion for writing! I grew up in a quiet GTA suburb, before moving to Toronto for university. Despite having recently graduated, I hope to continue developing my writing skills.|
|Erica||I am currently employed by an English language college, where I get to work with students from a wide variety of backgrounds in my role as a part of Student Services. Before this I studied a dual undergraduate degree in Arts/Law, and have spent a considerable amount of time editing and proofreading essays, résumés and job applications.|
|Whittier||I grew up in a small town in Indiana, but my education has taken me around the world, from England to Alaska. At the moment, I live in Minneapolis preparing for my next big adventure. I share my life with an adorable little parrot named Buddy.|
|Carmen||I received my BA from New York University, my MFA from Columbia University, and am currently pursuing my PhD in English at the University of Miami. I was born and raised in New Jersey.|
|Hannah||When I'm not in school, I live in Oregon with my spouse and two cats. We enjoy crafting and watching reality television and documentaries.|
|Jackie||I'm Jackie. I'm passionate about writing and reading. I've taught university and college level courses in composition as well as a high school enrichment course in creative writing. I've had my creative work published in various literary journals and my academic work has been presented at various academic conferences, inclluding San Diego Comic Con's.|
|Elizabeth||Hi! My name is Elizabeth. I'm originally from the south and currently live in Brooklyn, where I manage a small real estate office. I studied political science and international studies in undergrad. When I'm not at work, I enjoy going to brunch, exploring NYC, baking, and going to plays.|
|Jenelle||I studied literature and creative writing in college and hold a Masters of Fine Arts degree in creative writing. My alter ego is a technical writer. I enjoy helping writers find their voice and craft compelling narratives!|
|McKenzie||McKenzie Lynn Tozan lives, writes, and teaches in South Bend, Indiana. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University, where she worked as the Layout and Design Editor for New Issues Poetry and Prose, and an Associate Poetry Editor for Third Coast. Her poems have appeared in Rogue Agent, Encore Magazine, Whale Road Review, James Franco Review, New Mexico Review, and Emerge Literary Magazine, among others, and her book reviews have appeared on The Rumpus.|
|David||I graduated from Harvard University with a field of study in creative writing, and a minor in computer science. I hold a Master of Fine Arts in writing, and have worked in publishing.|
|Michael||I have a passion for learning and enjoy and shared that love with others throughout my educational history and career as a Clinical Psychologist. I carefully guide students with compassion and sensitivity in understanding themselves in ways that assist them in reaching their personal goals and finding meaningful ways of living their lives. I have educated students in an academic environment and a university setting, assisting them in striving for and accomplishing their educational goals.|
|Lauren||My hobbies include reading, writing, and hanging out with my dog. My academic interests include English, biology, and history.|
|Rose||Teacher, writer, and poet, living in New York.|
|Christina||I have over five years of experience teaching composition and literature at the college level, both on the ground and online. I am a writer as well as a teacher; I have poems published in various literary journals. Although I grew up in New England, I currently reside in San Antonio with my son and our dog.|
|Leslie||I've been a writer and a teacher from the time I was young. I live in Michigan, not far from where I grew up in Detroit and where I attended the University of Michigan. I am a poet and have had a few short stories published as well. I'm a medicinal herbalist as well in my spare time. I look forward to working with you!|
|Paul||I am a devoted husband and father of three, always looking to improve myself and provide the best for my family. I am a proud Army veteran, serving 8 years on active duty after graduating from West Point, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. I am a licensed helicopter pilot and engineer. I have a technical background where clear communication is paramount. My education and career have always been focused on developing myself, and those around me. In my free time, you will find me travelling the US with my family, often at National Park or on a new Roller Coaster.|
|Mitchell||I am an English language teacher and traditional musician currently living in Galicia, Spain. I have worked with students of all ages and am excited to help you take your writing to the next level.|
|Jane||I'm an experienced AP English teacher, creative writer, and freelance editor who loves working in a wide variety of subjects including nature, history, science, politics, and literature. I graduated with my MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University and my nonfiction and fiction have been published online and in print. I've also worked with hundreds of students to polish admissions essays that have helped them get into their dream schools and internship programs.|
|Zoe||Born in Richmond, Virginia, with a foot in the James River and a book in her hand (well, kind of). From a young age, Zoe embraced a love of reading, writing, and red-lining double-spaced papers. After many years spent writing her own essays, as well as tutoring and teaching students of all ages, Zoe is thrilled to have finally found a way to use her voracious editing skills for good; to help you find that elusive synonym, craft that shrewd metaphor, and eradicate those pesky typos wherever she may find them. Zoe currently lives in New York City and enjoys kale salads, succulent gardens, and chocolate ice cream.|
|Sarah||I'm a freelance editor who works with authors across the interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences on manuscripts ranging from blog posts to monographs. I earned my PhD in History and Feminist Studies in 2014 from the University of California- Santa Barbara, and am working on a book manuscript about queen-mothers in Rwanda in the 18th and 19th centuries. When I'm not working, I enjoy cooking, gardening, sewing, and Netflix.|
|Solena||I entered the book industry in the 1990s and have never looked back. I've been a bookseller, book reviewer, newsletter and website editor, social media manager, author event planner, proofreader, cookbook editor, and academic editor. In college, I provided peer tutoring to other student writers, and now I'm a parent of high school writers.|
|Nkechi||Nkechi Jennifer Obi holds a MFA in creative writing and a BA in English. Having worked extensively in the customer service sector as well and privately and professionally dabbling in writing and editing, she is comfortable working with people especially in engaging them through their writing. The bulk of her freelance editing has been in the form of editing and critiquing short stories and outlines. She hopes to use these skills to help prospective college students in their college essay endeavors.|
|Ian Opal||During school semesters, I hold down the fort in Portland, Oregon while my spouse completes their MFA in Poetry at Indiana University. I'm currently assistant-editing a book with my former English professor (& current dear friend), and preparing to go back to school for traditional Chinese medicine. In my lazy time, I look after our medicinal plant garden & two cats. I also love knitting, and am making progress replicating a sweater my friend spotted on "Murder, She Wrote."|
|Debra||Fifteen years' experience as an editor and writer. Specializes in social sciences, ethics, women's and gender studies, history, language arts, and religious studies and holds two master's degrees. Applies this extensive knowledge to college admissions.|
|Sophie||I am a recent graduate from Bard College in Red Hook, New York. I majored in Environmental and Urban Studies, and through studying, developed a passion for environmental writing. I am also an environmental educator and an English teacher.|
|alexandra||I have spent most of my life focused on the written word either editing, writing or teaching writing. I was an assistant editor at Disney, a freelance children's book author, a freelance humorous greeting card copywriter, a grad assistant instructor of creative writing, and a creative writing instructor to at-risk elementary school children in New Haven and Bridgeport, CT. I am currently getting my certification in the Orton-Gillingham approach so that I can better assist students with dyslexia on their writing. I am also quite knowledgeable about many liberal arts colleges in the Northeast.|
|Jackie||I have my BA and MA in English-Creative Writing and I'm working on my MFA in Poetry. I've taught composition at the university and college level as well as creative writing for high school students. My creative work has been published in various literary journals and my academic writing has been recognized and presented at various conferences, including San Diego Comic Con.|
|Kelly||My writing career has spanned sports, theme parks, handbags, and everything in between! I love to tackle new subject matter, tidy up grammar, and help writers' authentic voices shine through.|
|Reina||Reina Hardy is a playwright and educator. Her plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been seen across the country, including at Rorschach Theatre in DC, the Vortex in Austin, and the 2013 NNPN National New Play Showcase. She’s a Michener Fellow, winner of the 2014 KCACTF TYA Prize, finalist for the Terrence McNally Prize and the recipient of an Interact 20/20 Commission. She can make things happen with her mind.|
|Lynsey||Hello! I am a trauma clinician and researcher in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When I'm not seeing patients or writing research papers, you can usually find me reading, hiking, or biking along the Mississippi River. I truly enjoy the editing process and look forward to working with you to create your very best piece of writing!|
|Beth||I'm a study in contrasts. I'm a native Californian born and bred, yet three of my four grandparents were immigrants. I love to travel and learn new languages: I spent a summer in Nigeria, learned to speak Czech during three years in Prague, and picked up some of the Queen's English over the course of a year in North Devon, England. At the same time, I love my native state, and I'm never happier than when walking my dog anywhere on the California coast. I love interacting with students from other cultures, teaching them English and learning about their native languages. And I love helping native English speakers to become more effective writers in their first language. I'm looking forward to working with you to become the best writer you can be!|
|Alicia||I'm originally from a small town in Georgia, and my passion for writing has taken me to the Iowa Writers' Workshop and to work toward a PhD at the University of Denver. I enjoy both creative and athletic pursuits—from cooking to designing clothing to whitewater paddling to yoga. Most of all love hanging with my dog, Tilly.|
|Blas||In 2009, I graduated with honors from the University of Texas-Pan American. I have a bachelor's in English and twenty-plus years of experience with editing and proofreading everything from creative fiction/non-fiction to academic papers. I've critiqued countless student essays (high school and college level) with a focus on grammar, structure, and overall content.|
|Anne||I am a passionate reader, writer, and artist, committed to helping others access their inner writer and/or artist. I firmly believe that everyone has it within them to create beautiful work with words and images, and may only need guidance drawing out these perhaps dormant abilities. I live in Saint Louis, Missouri with my two daughters and three cats.|
|Dana||I'm currently a freelance writer/editor based in New York whose work has appeared in Chicago magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Screen Rant, and Alternative Press, among others. I attended the prestigious (and rigorous) Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and have over four years of experience under my belt, including writing, editing, researching, and fact-checking.|
|Ariel||I'm passionate about providing young girls and women with the tools to set goals and achieve those goals. I also aim to educate these girls and women about the science behind what is going on in their bodies and providing them with the tools and vocabulary to discuss and manage their overall health. I believe learning how to write well is an extremely beneficial life skill that is not only important for essentially every career, but also important for self-understanding and interacting with others. I consider myself to be a multi-hyphenate and describe myself as a student of neuroscience, musician, actress, blogger, and cat lady amongst many other things.|
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