11 Writing Tutors Found Near Des Moines, IA



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Sharon J.

Writing Tutor

Des Moines, IA 50320

Will travel 20 miles

$32 per hour.

4.82 94 ratings

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retiredandreadyformore

People have always guessed that I was a teacher as if I had it emblazoned on my forehead! In fact, as a child I was the neighborhood teacher conducting class in our garage. In college I wanted to know French so well that I could teach English in France. However, after 6 years of French that never materialized, and I didn't make it to France until about 30 yrs later. Amazing how I could still carry on a conversation in French after all that time!! I truly love the language! I also love the En... [more]


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Anne R.

Writing Tutor

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Will travel 10 miles

$45 per hour.

4.97 157 ratings

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Let's Learn Using Your Best Learning Styles!

Writing: what a powerful tool! A skilled writer can change public opinion, warm hearts, educate readers, and bring laughter into a room filled with silence -- and that is just the start! Whatever your purpose in writing -- whether to persuade, to inform, or to entertain -- I welcome the opportunity to come alongside you! I will not *do* the work for you, but I will gladly **coach** you through the process, from start to finish, from rough draft to proofreading and polishing your final paper. Together we will check not only the "nuts and bolts" (grammar, punctuation, spelling), but we will [more]


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Andrew K.

Writing Tutor

Des Moines, IA 50315

Will travel 30 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 1 ratings

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Knowledgeable and Fun English Professional.

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English from Graceland University. While attending Graceland, I worked as a writing tutor for both graduate and undergraduate students. While working as a tutor, I provided proofreading and editing services, as well. I have taken classes in Modern Rhetoric, English grammar, Advanced Composition-Media Writing Advanced Composition-Business and Professional Writing, Advanced Composition-Technical Report Writing, and Creative Writing-Poetry. I also teach writing on a daily basis. [more]



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Brent H.

Writing Tutor

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Will travel 20 miles

$45 per hour.

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PhD Offering Tutoring Services in Reading, Writing, & Literature

While getting my PhD in comparative literature, I led discussion sections for various undergraduate literature courses and worked as a reader/grader of student essays. Hello! My name is Brent, and I?d like to tell you a little about myself. First, I love learning. After getting my BA in Spanish and Anthropology, I went on to get an MA and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin in comparative literature. Don?t worry, I won?t go into too much detail about my research! I?ll just say that it involved the close reading and analysis of literary, legal and historical texts in the original languag [more]


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Alex K.

Writing Tutor

Urbandale, IA 50322

Will travel 20 miles

$20 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Versatile Teacher, Passion for Music and English

I'm a recent graduate from the University of Iowa, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Bachelor of Music in Composition. In my time at the School of Music, I came to enjoy the personal and unique one-on-one interactions I had with many of my professors. It was through their expertise and engagement with my own way of learning that I came to enjoy the prospect of tutoring others with the same passion and effort. Even as I was passing through middle school and hi... [more]


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Monique E.

Writing Tutor

Johnston, IA 50131

Will travel 25 miles

$45 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Listen, you're using too many commas. I promise.

I specialize in analytical writing and grammar! Hello! My name is Monique and I am passionate about grammar and effective communication. One of my fun facts is that I can diagram sentences three (3) different ways! More seriously, I have extensive experience writing and editing papers, ranging from literature reviews to research papers to reflection papers. I was an English minor in undergrad and received my Masters of Science in Education in 2016, so have a wide variety of experience with writing and editing. My main priority is helpin... [more]


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Benjamin B.

Writing Tutor

Des Moines, IA 50309

Will travel 30 miles

$35 per hour.

4.25 8 ratings

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English, Literature, Math, Science

I am a TEFL-certified English teacher with two years of experience teaching children and adults, specializing in one-on-one and small-group instruction. Classes are tailored to the student's preferred and optimal structure, ranging from conversational to a more formal style if the student requests. I double-majored in Philosophy and History of Math & Science, and triple-minored in French, Classical Greek, and Music. These areas of study have prepared me to impart an intuitive understandi... [more]


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Kelli B.

Writing Tutor

Grimes, IA 50111

Will travel 40 miles

$50 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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I've been tutoring and training for years!

Both my undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and my master's degree in Adult Learning, Performance, and Development require taught and emphasized the importance of writing skills. I have since demonstrated these skills successfully in my career. I've tutored and trained several people of various ages on their writing skills. I believe we should never stop learning. I've loved helping others learn since I tutored in middle school and high school. I continued tutoring in college. I eventually earned my master's degree in Adult Learning, Performance, and Development and then [more]


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Meagan G.

Writing Tutor

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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English and Writing Tutor

The skill of communicating clearly and successfully in written form. Involves both technical knowledge of things like grammar, spelling and mechanics as well as instincts for flow, form and syntax. Hi there! As an experienced writer, I know how important writing and communication skills are. I have two years of writing tutor experience, and have been writing college-level papers and projects (both academic and creative) for the past four years. I can help with virtually any area of writing or literature, be it proofreading, grammar, spelling, form, content, mechanics, MLA/APA/Chicago formattin [more]


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Abigail W.

Writing Tutor

Des Moines, IA 50312

Will travel 3 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 4 ratings

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Math, Science and Engineering Tutoring 1st-12th grade

I've taught engineering to grades 3-12 for three years, and have my PhD in Civil Engineering from CU. I am passionate about helping students understand the material they are learning in school, and love seeing that 'light bulb moment' when my students grasp a new concept! I'm a fun, creative, compassionate tutor who always gets wonderful feedback from my students.... [more]