Fumiko Schaub Writing Advisor - MedSchoolCoach

Fumiko Schaub Writing Advisor

Fumiko Schaub, MedSchoolCoach, Advisor
With over 20 years of experience, in writing courses and tutoring, Fumiko can quickly recognize strengths in students' writings while identifying areas that would improve their skills.  Fumiko understands the frustrations and challenges of writing multiple drafts but helps students look forward to the rewarding feeling when completing a piece.

Coach's bio

Bio: Fumiko was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, and decided to pursue her college education in the States. She graduated from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California with a BA in English Literature.

She worked for a Saudi Arabian Petrochemical Marketing company in Japan for two years prior to earning her MA in English Literature from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She has been teaching college-level composition courses and tutoring at the writing center at various community and technical colleges for over 20 years.

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California Lutheran University
Portland State University

Fun Fact

Fumiko is bilingual and was once a hospital interpreter at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. She interpreted for patients and medical staff in various departments, including Pediatric Cardiology, Dermatology, and Orthopedics. She even attended and interpreted while the patient was in labor and delivered a baby.

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