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Maria D

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 5
Revisions/Order 0.20
Repeat Clients 25%
Last Login 10/27/2016
Location Lake Oswego, Oregon
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
Asset Type
Summary of Experience
Maria contributes to her own blog on the topics of personal finance, technology, self-help, and education. She has a Masters in Counseling. She is also a self-employed web consultant, and enjoys helping businesses grow through content marketing. As a mother of one adopted child and former foster mother, she has a lot of experience in parenting.
A few specialties include tech education, content marketing, personal finance, liberal arts studies, and entrepreneurship.
Some of Maria's many interests include gourmet cooking, alternative lifestyles/traveling, and urban homesteading.
Northwest University – Jul 2008
Counseling, M.A.

Maria obtained her M.A. in counseling at Northwest University. She wrote her thesis on hoarding.

University of Dallas – May 2006
Liberal Arts, Spanish

Maria graduated with a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Dallas, one of the better liberal arts institutions in the United States. She spent a semester abroad in Rome and Spain.

Honors and Awards
2nd place People's Choice Mobile App Maria won a 2nd place award for her team's mobile app that is designed to help young children learn to code in a fun way.

Psi Chi Maria was inducted into Psi Chi, a national honor society for graduate psychology students while studying for her Masters in Counseling.

Association Memberships
Psi Chi May 2006
Maria was inducted into the Psi Chi, a national honor society for psychology grad students.

Projects by Industry
Self Help

Maria worked as a counselor at a local nonprofit for adults suffering from severe mental illness. She received her M.A. in Counseling in 2008.


Maria took several classes in computer science before deciding to start her own web development company. She also enjoys teaching others to program in her local community.


Maria blogs about personal finance on her blog. She is an extreme couponer and reads finance blogs and books on a regular basis. She follows the investing news regularly, and enjoys teaching others financial wisdom.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Maria maintains her own Wordpress blog, where she enjoys writing about such diverse topics as education, finance, psychology, and STEM.


Maria often recommends products to friends on Facebook. She earns referral money and points on her favorite programs when she does this. Her friends appreciate all the great recommendation and see her as an authority on personal finance and STEM learning.

Facebook Post

Maria is an avid user of social media. She uses Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest on a daily basis, both on a personal level and to promote her web consulting business.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Maria is very comfortable writing research articles related to psychology. She is very familiar with the APA writing style. She wrote a thesis on hoarding while studying for her Masters in Counseling.

Projects by Writing Style

As a former therapist, Maria has a lot to say about the field of psychology and self-help. She wrote her thesis on hoarding, and she continues to stay abreast of the field of psychology by reading a lot of books, connecting with her colleagues, and listening to psychology podcasts.


Maria has written several product descriptions. Her understanding of human psychology through her experience as a counselor, combined with her wordcraft, knowledge of web content marketing, creativity, sense of humor, and thorough research makes her an excellent writer of product descriptions.


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