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Bryan
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Bryan
« Perfect! I'm a French Canadian who is learning English. Hillary is an excellent teacher. I am still impressed by her capacity to adapt her tutoring style to me. I'm not the easiest student to teach... she is doing great. I like being on our Friday night call. To learn English in a secure area and without pressure, I choose Hillary! »
$25/h
First lesson is free!
Profile and diploma verified
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Hillary
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Cégep

UWO Grad Student Assisting with Essay Writing Skills at all Academic Levels

Methodology

It is my preference to use essay outlines when starting a paper as they help you structure your ideas. I can help you with the formation of a solid and effective essay outline at the beginning of a project if this is a concern. I also believe that feedback is what helps essay writers improve and because of this I will provide you with detailed verbal and written feedback to refer to when editing.

Background

I am a graduate student and teaching assistant at Western University. I grade essays at the university level and provide students with feedback professionally. Reaching that minimum word-count or forming a strong argument can seem challenging but with help and feedback it can be a breeze!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 25/h
Lessons offered by Hillary
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Cégep

The 11 reviews on Hillary
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
Bryan

Perfect! I'm a French Canadian who is learning English. Hillary is an excellent teacher. I am still impressed by her capacity to adapt her tutoring style to me. I'm not the easiest student to teach... she is doing great. I like being on our Friday night call. To learn English in a secure area and without pressure, I choose Hillary!

Hillary's response

Bryan is a great student! He is always a lot of fun to teach and makes my job very easy. He is very interested in learning and is prepared to ask questions to get a more complete understanding of what he is practicing.

G
Gina

Perfect! Hillary is the best teacher I've ever had.Most intelligent.Most kind.Most enthusiasic teacher with caring manner.Absolutely best of the best.I'm so lucky to have her.Not afraid of writing Essay anymore..with her!!!!No.1.

Hillary's response

Olivia us a fantastic student. She always asks amazing questions and participates actively in every lesson.

J
Jennifer

Perfect! Hillary is an amazing, patient, and knowledgeable tutor who has taught my son so much about English essay research, writing, and organization! She makes learning fun and enjoyable and he has benefited greatly. It has been awesome to do some lessons via Skype as well when needed! Highly recommend her!

Hillary's response

Rowan is a very talented student. Tutoring is done with him mostly for enrichment and to help with building up skill sets that can improve more than just essay writing.

M
Melissa

Perfect! Hillary is an amazing tutor. Very organized, flexible, encouraging and her teaching style works very well for me. Most importantly she has built up my academic confidence. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a tutor.

Hillary's response

Great student that showed phenomenal improvement. Essay writing skills improved and became a talent for her!

Y
Yuko

Perfect! Her ways of teaching is very professional, and is also very neat. She always checks mistakes I made in my sentences and helps me to fix it. My English marks has improved very much since she started tutoring me. She even checks my work after tutoring and gives me the feed backs which is really helpful. If you are needing help with your grammar and essays, I totally will recommend you to take her lessons.

Hillary's response

Excellent student, asks questions and is an active participant in the learning process

6 recommendations

Bronte

Wonderful tutor and very helpful!

Sara

Hillary is a fantastic teacher! Always prepared and very organized. Would highly recommend!

M
Mervin

Hillary is completing her masters degree at Western University this spring and is well qualified in the field of anthropology. One of the her experiences that I found fascinating was her work with 3D printing of fragile artifacts so the originals could be securely stored' and the copies could be available for studies. Hillaryi is a hard working, knowledgeable, congenial person; you would do well to seek her services.

Y
Yuko

Her ways of teaching is very professional, and is also very neat. She always checks out the mistakes I have made in my sentences, and helps me to fix it. My English marks has improved very much after she started to tutor me in these past three months. She even checks my work after the tutoring and gives the feed backs which is really helpful. If you are needing help with your gramers and essays works, I totally will recommend you to take her session.

A
Austin

Hillary has helped me with numerous essays and assignments, proving herself to be very easy to work with and someone who can help you understand anything you need help with! I can personally recommend that she is one of the best tutors you can find!

S
Stephanie

Hillary is very intelligent, intuitive and caring. She will tailor a student's experience to what they need. She has a very good manner and rapport with people. She loves to teach and help people understand concepts.

Hillary's interview

QUESTION 01 | 05
When and why did you develop an interest in your chosen field?
Hillary — I began studying anthropology and archaeology after taking an aptitude test in high school. Archaeology blended a lot of my interests and became a bit of a passion for me. I started teaching while in grad school and loved it! I love sharing the writing skills that my disciplines have taught me.
QUESTION 02 | 05
What makes you passionate about your subject?
Hillary — Teaching in general is something I really enjoy because I get to see so much progress. Those improvements (major or minor) are what make me passionate about teaching.
QUESTION 03 | 05
What do you like about tutoring? What makes you a "Superprof"?
Hillary — I love learning from students. I used to think of teaching as really one sided where the instructor is the one giving instruction and feedback, but it is more than that. Teaching students at the high school level and above is so much fun because all students have so much to bring to the table. Some of the discussions that I have had with students about the books they are reading are so thought provoking and interesting!
QUESTION 04 | 05
Do you have any role models; a teacher that inspired you?
Hillary — I had an instructor that focused a lot on building up academic confidence in their students. This made a huge difference for me!
QUESTION 05 | 05
What are your keys to success?
Hillary — 1. Be yourself, don't worry about what your peers are doing and the grades they are getting.
2. Don't use a thesaurus unless you really know what you are doing (I promise it usually does not go well)
3. Stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone. It is easy to play it safe, but that isn't always the best way to learn.
4. Have fun!

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