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Need content edited or written for a blog or website? Need help editing a paper for school? Need something typed or formatted quickly and accurately? Look no further. I am a freelance writer and editor with experience as a staff writer and editor at a professional university publication. I have a broad range of editing, writing, and formatting experiences that include: -Website content -Academic papers -Employment applications -News stories -Contracts -Application essays -Marketing content Below you will find a link to my published work at my university's paper, my blog, and my resume. Other writing samples and references are available upon request. Please feel free to call, text, or email using the information below. --- Pricing Professional Typing and Formatting: $10 per single-spaced page in a word document with default margins. Editing: $15-20 per single-spaced page in a word document with default margins. Writing: $20-25 per single-spaced page in a word document with default margins. Obviously, most projects won't fit perfectly into these standards. As such, I'm very open to negotiation. Discounts for large projects are available. *(Method of payment is negotiable. However, payments made online will preferably be made through PayPal.) --- Writing Samples and Resume Professional Website (TESTIMONIALS AND REVIEWS CAN BE FOUND HERE) http://....com http://....com Portland State University Vanguard -- Published Articles http://....com/ Project Blog http://....com Resume EDUCATION PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY -- PORTLAND, OR September 2010 -- June 2014 B.A. in International Studies: Middle East; and a minor in Arabic ARABIC LANGUAGE INSTITUTE IN FES -- FES, MOROCCO Summer 2012 Intensive Arabic Language and Cultural Study SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY -- ASHLAND, OR September 2009 - June 2010 President's List (2010); Dean's List (2010) CERTIFICATIONS INTERNATIONAL TEFL ACADEMY & INTESOL WORLDWIDE TEFL Certification -- 170 hours June 2014 AWARDS Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship recipient 2012-201... Academic Year EXPERIENCE FREELANCE WRITER AND EDITOR -- LAS VEGAS, NV -- Present Owner/Writer • Write, edit, and format original content • Design graphics and layouts • Scheduling and coordinating with numerous clients • Consistently meet deadlines with quick turnaround time PERSONAL MUAY THAI/KICKBOXING TRAINER -- LAS VEGAS, NV November 2014 -- Present Owner/Trainer • Providing One-On-One and group lessons • Marketing services to a broad range of clientele • Scheduling and coordinating with numerous clients STARBUCKS -- LAS VEGAS, NV November 2014 -- Present Barista • Preparing beverages and food • Cash handling • Delivering excellent customer service CURRENT EVENTS -- LAS VEGAS, NV August 2014 -- September 2014 Customer Service Representative • Preparing quotes and pricing details for clients over the phone and in-person • Managing multi-line phone system • Utilizing Sirius database software • Processing cash and credit card transactions ANDEO INTERNATIONAL HOMESTAYS -- PORTLAND, OR October 2013 -- June 2014 Call and Event Team Member • Contacted and managed leads and families interested in hosting international students • Set up and worked company booth at community events • Utilized SalesForce software MIDDLE EAST STUDIES CENTER -- PORTLAND, OR April 2012 -- June 2012 Communications Intern • Publicized events through informational web pages, flyers, and mass emails • Assisted outreach coordinator with general office communications • Administrative duties PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY VANGUARD -- PORTLAND, OR June 2011 - November 2011 Associate News Editor • Proofread and edited submitted stories • Formatted page layouts • Maintained Staff News Writer duties PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY VANGUARD -- PORTLAND, OR September 2010 -- June 2011 Staff News Writer • Wrote stories on a variety of topics including gun control, the "Occupy" movement, and daily happenings around campus • Conducted interviews and desk research to inform content for news articles to ensure adequacy of information SELF EMPLOYED - PORTLAND, OR Summer 2008-201... Landscaper • Developed business performing landscaping and maintenance projects • Marketed services and established clientele • Managed multiple projects simultaneously and coordinated schedules SUBWAY - ASHLAND, OR Spring 2010 Sandwich Artist • Received and prepared customers orders -- in store, and over the phone • Operated and balanced cash register • Regularly cleaned and closed the store VOLUNTEER PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY KICKBOXING CLUB -- PORTLAND, OR September 2013 -- June 2014 Assistant Coach • Demonstrated techniques with head coach • Periodically ran classes in the absence of the head coach PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM -- PORTLAND, OR April -- June 2014 Tutor • Assisted Arabic speakers in developing their English language skills References available upon request

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