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Crystal S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 17, 2015

Crystal S.

Proficient Proofreader, Excellent Editor
   United States
  |   DeKalb, IL
  |  11:43 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

Hello, my name is Crystal. I have experience in copy editing through being an editor at my school's literary magazine, being an intern with the Society of Technical Communications in Chicago, being a copy editor for my community college's newspaper, and proofreading friends' papers. I am currently in my second semester of grad school at Northern Illinois University. I am planning on getting my master's degree in professional writing/ editing. I received my Bachelor's degree in 2012 with a GPA of 3.75.

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Proofread for grammar, suggested edits to make meaning more clear, made certain paper...
Proofread mostly for content prior to publication. Suggested a few edits to help with...
Proofread for grammar and content, made certain paper was formatted in proper MLA...

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Service Description

I have copy edited and proofread various types of materials, including academic papers, newsletters, books , and short stories. I will happily edit for grammar, as well as larger issues such as conciseness and factual accuracy.

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Employment

Northern Illinois University
Teaching Intern
2014 - Present
Correct student papers, teach conventions of academic written English, proofread rough drafts submitted by students.
Thomas Lenkart
Proofreader/ Academic Editor
2014 - Present
Benjamin Hill
Beta Reader
2010 - Present
Katherine Lenkart
Proofreader/ Academic Editor
2010 - 2011

Education

Northern Illinois University
Master of the Arts- English
2014 - Present
Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of the Arts- English
2010 - 2012
Illinois Valley Community College
Associate of the Arts
2009 - 2010
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proofreader
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