Megan Snider

Freelance Article Writer & Creative Writer

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Location:Centre, Alabama, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/megansnider
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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished online tutor and freelance writer with four years’ experience. Looking for online work opportunities only. As a tutor, has teaching experience with English and German grammar concepts from college courses. Tutored many students on independent basis. Taught college course under supervision of adjunct English faculty member at Jacksonville State University. Successfully passed an aptitude test at Tutor.com to be placed as an English tutor. Has experience tutoring elementary, high school, and college level writing and grammar concepts. Has in depth knowledge of grammar of English as well as several different languages and is able to communicate complex ideas of usage and rules. As a freelance writer, demonstrated strict working guidelines and ability to repetitively meet studio guidelines. Ability to research, fact check, proof read and edit own work in timely manner. Can provide in-depth information quickly and easily which is relevant to a learning situation. Publication in two volumes of Something Else magazine.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
~Tutoring Experience~

Tutor.com; Online Enterprise

English Tutor (on “Waiting List”) (Present)
Passed extensive test of English knowledge for tutoring aptitude and experience; placed on tutor.com “waiting list” due to an overflow of tutors in English area

• Ability to explain abstract ideas in grammar and writing
• Strong English background and knowledge of rules of language
• Ability to forge relationships with students and engage them in learning

Jacksonville State University; Jacksonville, Alabama

Substitute Teacher (2009)
Taught a class session on original poetry under supervision of adjunct English professor. Worked with peers in classroom setting.

• Critiqued and discussed works of original poetry
• Engaged other students in meaningful dialogue and interpersonal relations
• Examined relationships between words and their functions such as meter, rhyme and metaphor

Coosa Christian High School; Gadsden, Alabama

Freelance English Tutor (2006-2009)
Worked one-on-one with student to explain abstract rules of English applying to grammar and usage. Guided student through several examples and formed bond of trust with student

• Need to explain abstract ideas in grammar and writing
• Usage of English background and necessary knowledge of rules of language
• Ability to forge relationships with students and engage them in learning

Shorter College; Rome, Georgia

German Tutor (2005)
Tutored peers on German language, engaged them in dialogue and conversations, aided them with their homework and utilized the language outside of classroom setting

• Critiqued peers’ usage of spoken and written German
• Explained complex rules of usage and grammar such as voice, adjective ending, tense, and inflection
• Worked with German professor on strategies to motivate other students in their pursuit of the mastery of the German language

Louisa Muscatine Elementary; Letts, Iowa

Peer Helper (2002-2003)
Worked one-on-one with elementary students and their teacher as a classroom aide, helping them learn their curriculum and complete their daily work

• Ability to explain concepts to young minds
• Need to engage student and express desire in their lives
• Ability to work with teacher on aspects of molding student learning and behaviors

~Freelancing Experience~

AOL’s SEED; New York City, New York

Freelance Writer (Present)
Write essays of opinion on topic of personal choice. Be creative, original, engaging and able to attract new readers to site.

• Reliance on own editing and proof-reading skills
• Ability to create unique articles that answer objectives of assignment
• Strong need for originality and creativity to attract audience

Associated Content; New York City, New York

Freelance Writer (Spring 2009 to present)
Research or provide opinion on topic of personal choice. Present information that is creative, original and able to attract new readers to site.

• Reliance on own editing and proof-reading skills
• Ability to create unique articles up to studio guidelines
• Strong need for originality and creativity to attract audience and keep studio appearing innovative and unique

HELIUM; Andover, Massachusetts

Freelance Writer ( 2009 to Present)
Research or provide opinion on topic of personal choice. Present information that is creative, original and able to attract new readers to site.

• Reliance on own editing and proof-reading skills needed
• Ability to create articles up to studio guidelines
• Strong need for originality to attract audience and keep studio appearing innovative and unique

Suite 101; Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Freelance Writer (Spring 2009)
Write content that fits into pre-determined online magazine sections. Work must be unique and attract new readers on a consistent basis. Creation of articles of at least the length of two pages. Reliance on fact checking, proof-reading and editing needed to polish articles’ content.
• Demonstrated ability to adhere to online magazine standards
? Explored unique topics in education and mental illness fields
? Began to expand knowledge of internet SEO writing standards and abilities to attract readers

EDUCATION / TRAINING

MUSCATINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Two years of college journalism experience ~ Completed honorary English course with top grades ~ Graduated AA in Liberal Arts

SHORTER COLLEGE
Mastery of German language ~ Specialized English courses ~ Awarded for dedication to German language

JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSTIY
Mastery of French Language ~ Linguistic and advanced English courses ~ Awards in original writing contests ~ Publication in two volumes of Something Else ~ Allowed to teach course on independent poetry under professor’s supervision~ Graduated with BA in English Literature
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Creative Writing