Academic support

Subject-specific tutoring for courses in the social sciences and humanities, such as: English, History, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, Film Studies, Media Studies, International Development, East Asian Studies, etc. Academic editing of publications, dissertations, and grant applications in all subjects.

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Application support

Application support for high school students applying to post-secondary school, post-secondary students applying for graduate and professional programs, and finally resume, cover letter, and interview support as students enter the workforce. Exam preparation for standardized exams required to enter post-secondary programs,

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Professional development

VIP Writing Instruction for clients who wish to improve their written communication at school or at work, as well as expand their literary and cultural understanding and knowledge. These services are geared towards both ESL clients and native speakers, depending on one’s needs and goals. Small Writing Classes in creative

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Improve your Communication Skills by Engaging with Poetry
Most people think of poetry as an abstract art form reserved for only the most accomplished literary masters, but that is not the case at all. Poetry is one of the most accessible written forms. It is around us everyday in in our thoughts, snippets of text, broken conversations, and of course, song lyrics. Whenever […]
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Holiday Hours
Happy Holidays ALL!! We will be closed Tuesday, December 24th to Tuesday, January 14th. I will be checking emails intermittently while away, but will be off the grid for most of my trip. I wish all of you a restful holiday seasons full of friends, family, and experiences that bring you joy. Merry Christmas! Happy […]
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Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event
Wanda the Witches gives her thoughts about the upcoming Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event for students and young adults sponsored by Pfau: Academic Writing. Check out more details about this event on our EVENTS page. You can also have the pleasure of being taught by Wanda, if you are registered in one of our Creative […]


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Jamil Wahid
    Standardized Test Prep Coach Jamil Wahid is motivated to help others reach their full potential on the exam page. Jamil is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Engineering at Ryerson University, and has substantial experience in both Canada and Bangladesh as a coach and mentor. He loves mathematical, logical, and verbal puzzles, and has successfully helped more than 50 clients with their GRE preparation - both in individual and group sessions. Jamil focuses on breaking down complex topics to byte size simple concepts and gradually working towards more difficult material. He is adept at creating personalized exam strategies and roadmaps to achieve desired results. He also shares actionable tips and tricks on test-taking, practice-material, and second-time round strategies. In his personal life - Jamil is passionate about soccer, loves spicy food and is a board game aficionado!
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Patricia Huang
Creative Content Specialist
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Daina Sparling
Academic Editor
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Lisa Pfau
CEO, Founder, and Senior Coach
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Christie Wong
Creative Writing Instructor and Coach

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