About

ESL Write Away was founded in 2014 based on the principle that a strong ability to write and communicate in English opens doors to international travel, professional and education opportunities. As English becomes an increasingly global language, ESL Write Away beyond a writing and tutoring service to encompass consulting on many platforms of English language learning. We look forward to working with you to take your goals for international education and language learning global!

About the Founder: Mariel Tavakoli

Mariel is a native of the NYC area in the United States and graduated with a B.A. in Public Policy and Sociology from The College of William and Mary in 2013. She has a background in international education, specializing in international undergraduate and graduate admissions. Mariel loves to travel and has found writing to be an important skill in order to access scholarships, jobs and study programs abroad.

She was inspired to start ESL Write Away after spending a year teaching English in a public high school in the Czech Republic through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. As an English Teaching Assistant, Mariel gained experience assisting her students, friends and friends of friends with their writing in English. Mariel then went on to work with English language learners from around the world  as a volunteer ESL teacher at a community organization in NYC. For two years she worked at the Institute of International Education advising international students on the U.S. admissions process as part of the Foreign Fulbright Student, Brazil Scientific Mobility, Boeing-Uzbekistan Airways and Study America Undergraduate Programs. Mariel currently works with global businesses to develop web content in English that promotes international exchange.  She looks forward to working with you to help you to achieve your English language goals. Check out other students’ experiences!

Learn more about Mariel on her personal website.