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Jacob Friedman | Elance
 
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Jacob Friedman

Expert writer, ivy-league grad
   United States
  |   Berkeley, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Cornell graduate in comparative literature with highest honors. Writer with experience in SEO, investigative journalism, arts journalism, and blogging. Three years experience as a writing tutor at Cornell. Experience working in a startup environment. Experienced ESL and SAT instructor. Advanced in French reading and writing (lived in Paris for one year). Scored in 97th percentile of GRE reading section, 96th percentile of writing section. Beginning PhD program at UC-Berkeley in late August.

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Aug 21, 2012|Ghost Writing|$955|Working
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Portfolio

Two one-page blog posts on serious current event topics. The first one covers JobCorps,...
19-page academic paper dealing with literary and philosophical topics.
27-page academic paper on literature and cognitive science.

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Academic Writing
English
Business Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
Translation French English

Employment

Global Mission School
English as a Second Language Instructor
2012 - 2012
• Created and taught lesson plans for ESL students of varying ages and skill levels. • Helped instill a culture of achievement in a school that has struggled to earn federal accreditation.
SkilledUp.com
Journalist and Copywriter
2012 - 2012
• Wrote consumer-facing copy for online-education startup company. • Researched and commented on pertinent current events as part of site’s thought- leadership initiative. • Consulted directly with...
Knight Writing Institute at Cornell University
Peer Mentor and Walk-in Tutor
2009 - 2011
• As a tutor, worked with students struggling with any aspect of the writing process. • As a mentor, worked throughout the semester with first-year students in an introductory writing course.
Cornell Book Review
Editor and Contributor
2008 - 2011
• Wrote one long-form piece in each edition of the publication, which was released once per semester. • Reviewed a wide range of books, including a postmodernist literary novel, a journalistic...

Education

Cornell University
Bachelor of Arts
2007 - 2011
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