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Writing Tutor

Dexter, Michigan, 48130, United States
November 26, 2017

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Ann Arbor, MI, USA


Dexter, MI, USA


Ann Arbor, MI, USA

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Ann Arbor, MI



Professional, experienced, and enthusiastic writing tutor with three years of experience in helping students improve their essays and achieve the grades they want. Skilled at aiding students in understanding the writing process and developing their confidence in writing, editing and proofreading their papers. Also excellent at communicating with students in-person and online, as well as providing a comfortable tutoring environment. Can teach students MLA, APA, and AAA citation styles, and can also teach English grammar and punctuation. Experienced in tutoring students across a wide variety of ages and educational backgrounds, including ESL students. Stays current with the latest tutoring methodologies. Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts: Bioethics [Pre-Med]

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3.78 GPA

High School Diploma

Dexter High School

Cumulative GPA: 3.94

Summa Cum Laude

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) Training

Huron Valley Ambulance

Ongoing, completing training in Dec. 2017


Writing Center Tutor

University of Michigan Sweetland Center for Writing Worked one-on-one with a wide variety of college students pursuing different majors and educational interests- Natural and Physical Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, and numerous other fields

Helped students understand and work through the writing process, including brainstorming, formulating arguments, gathering evidence, writing a thesis, and many other skills Worked with students at a variety of different stages in the writing process, whether they were just starting their essay or had finished it and just wanted it proofread Edited and proofread papers

Taught students how to edit and proofread their papers Taught grammar and punctuation when necessary, as well as performing citations using MLA, APA, and AAA

Worked with both native English speakers and ESL students Performed online and in-person tutoring

More than 300 hours of experience over 3 years

Excellent listening and communication skills- Was awarded the "Best Listener" Award by Sweetland Writing Center in 2016

Received excellent testimonials from students

Excellent time management skills- always finished sessions within the allotted 30 min-1 hr appointment slot without sacrificing quality of tutoring instruction, productivity, and student improvement Relevant Coursework:

6897 North Meadows Way, Dexter, MI 48130 H: 734-***-**** C: 734-***-**** 06/2015 to Current

Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Writing 300: Seminar in Peer Tutoring (Grade received: A) Writing 301: Directed Peer Tutoring (Grade received: Credit Received) Volunteer English and Writing Tutor

Grace Care Center

Have online tutored children at the Grace Care Center orphanage in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, in English and Writing since June 2015

Volunteer tutored in-person at the Grace Care Center orphanage for 6 weeks in 2016 (from May 2016- June 2016)

Tutored children from age 7- age 17

Helped children understand the grammar, structure, punctuation, and pronunciation of both spoken and written English.

Aided children with written English assignments and papers Helped a number of children improve their grades in English classes Have received glowing testimonials from orphanage children, as well as excellent reviews from orphanage staff and supervisors


Strong communication skills, both in-person and


Aiding students through the writing process-

brainstorming, creating a thesis, formulating an

argument, following the rubric, researching a

topic etc.

Teaching students the structure and mechanics

of writing papers- how papers can be structured

via an Introduction, Thesis, Topics sentences,

conclusion etc.

Aiding students with a variety of different types of papers- Humanities essays, scientific research

papers, resumes, professional school admissions

essays etc.

Teaching students grammar and punctuation

Editing and proofreading papers

Teaching students how to edit and proofread their


In-depth knowledge of and experience teaching

MLA, APA, and AAA citation styles

Tutoring ESL students

Experienced in using Microsoft Office, Google

Docs, and GraphPad Prism

First Aid and CPR Certified

Can operate basic emergency medical devices,

including supraglottic airway devices, AED,

Bag-Valve Mask (BVM), and oxygen delivery

using nasal cannulas and nonrebreather masks

Can perform basic emergency extrication

procedures using spinal immobilization

backboards, KED boards, ambulance stretchers,

and direct extrication techniques.

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