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Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself

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How To Write About Yourself...so that someone else wants to read it! This is the heart of this Coursera specialization in Memoir and Personal Essay. Masters of both genres share tips, prompts, exercises, readings and challenges to help every writer imagine, construct and write compelling pieces of non-fiction's most popular form: the personal narrative.

From Wesleyan University via Coursera
Hours 80
Instructors Amy Bloom, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Greg Pardlo, Ariel Levy
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

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From Wesleyan University via Coursera
Hours 80
Instructors Amy Bloom, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Greg Pardlo, Ariel Levy
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Contractor $25k

Senior Owner Personal Trainer $38k

Certified Personal Trainer/ Youth sports program Instructor $38k

Personal Protection and Safety Instructor $46k

Personal Representative Consultant $52k

Regional Personal Lines Sales/Service Manager $54k

Order Specialist- Personal Care $57k

Personal Support Center Specialist $58k

Temporary Personal Trainer $62k

Personal Service Representative Manager $67k

Supervisor Business Analyst - Personal Lines Operations $67k

Personal Banker- Merchant Marketing and Training Specialist Consultant 3 $77k

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