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I love to work with high-school students and help them become better writers! Whether the challenge involves class writing assignments or college entrance-exam and application essays, teachers, parents and students have valued my assistance.

Jon Zion

BACKGROUND: I'm most proud, together with my wife, a college professor, to have raised two outstanding sons in our village near the Hudson River. A Northwestern University art-history grad minoring in English literature, I worked for more than two decades overseas and in the U.S. as a writer, editor and operations manager in the fields of international business and website development. From 2004 until 2021, when its long-time owner retired, I was the writing instructor at highly regarded Young's Test Prep on Long Island. Since then, I've enjoyed writing fiction both for children and adults, in addition to tutoring privately.

PHILOSOPHY: guided learning in a relaxed, good-humored atmosphere. While aiming to bolster students' confidence no matter their skill level, I offer practical advice for improving writing skills, crafting appealing content and raising essay scores.

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