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Sarah G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 25, 2013

Sarah G.

Math minded proofreader and editor
   United States
  |   Mundelein, IL
  |  1:56 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I am a Northwestern University graduate with a passion for proofreading. Meticulous nearly to a fault, I pay crazy attention to detail. I enjoy spotting and correcting typos everywhere I go, including websites, emails, and menus! I strive to bring this obsession to those who may find it useful.

I have an engineering degree with a background in environmental and safety services. This includes, but not limited to: regulatory compliance, indoor air quality, inspections, and training. A stickler for rules, it's no surprise I am also...

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Portfolio

Ongoing copyediting services provided for the popular website, www.whoknewtips.com, by...
http://www.whoknewtips.com/kids/easy-cardboard-project-kids-toy-car.html

Skills (10)

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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Service Description

Allow me to be that all-important second set of eyes on your work. Websites, articles, blogs, manuscripts, documents, you name it, I will proofread it. I currently edit a quarterly newsletter on a volunteer basis - purely because I enjoy improving written material to make it the best it can be.

I have extensive experience with Microsoft Office including report writing, templates, spreadsheets, and databases.

I have impeccable communication skills. I believe clear, efficient communication is vital in any type of business. Most conflicts, if not all, simply disappear when all parties are engaged and can exchange ideas effectively.

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Education

Northwestern University
BS, Environmental Engineering
1999 - 2003
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Engineering
Safety
Proofreading
Editing
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SarahGrover
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