Find your home essay tutor in Alexandria, VA.

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Meet 1:1 at home or nearby

Top-Rated Alexandria, VA essay tutors Nearby

86 Alexandria private essay tutors / Find the best local essay tutor in Alexandria

See more experts ›
Joy E.
55/hour

Silver Spring, MD

College Coaching: How to Get In, Get Out, and Get ROI

Based on my academic achievement, community engagement, and ability to write a compelling personal essay about both, I earned a full, merit-based scholarship to an Ivy League graduate school and (based on another essay) a $5,000... read more

55/hour
5.0 (240)
514 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Based on my academic achievement, community engagement, and ability to write a compelling personal essay about both, I earned a full, merit-based scholarship to an Ivy League graduate school and (based on another essay) a $5,000... read more

Dorothee B.
55/hour

Bethesda, MD

Efficient German Tutor + Native Speaker: HS, College, Business

Helped students to prepare for and pass their DSD I+ DSD II, Goethe German Language A1- C2 level exams, AP German Language and Culture exams, SAT German Subject exams. I successfully helped college students with essay writing and their... read more

55/hour
5.0 (50)
150 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Helped students to prepare for and pass their DSD I+ DSD II, Goethe German Language A1- C2 level exams, AP German Language and Culture exams, SAT German Subject exams. I successfully helped college students with essay writing and their... read more

Marilyn K.
65/hour

Annandale, VA

College essay coach and storyteller with STEM credentials

I can show you how to tell a coherent, compelling, and true story to busy admissions officers, and give you the tools to write your essays yourself, in your own words. Together, we'll explore moments in your life that showcase your... read more

65/hour
5.0 (357)
903 hours tutoring
Offers online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I can show you how to tell a coherent, compelling, and true story to busy admissions officers, and give you the tools to write your essays yourself, in your own words. Together, we'll explore moments in your life that showcase your... read more

Christopher G.
195/hour

Arlington, VA

Harvard and Yale graduate + experienced college consultant

I graduated from Dartmouth with highest honors and the college's top thesis award before earning graduate degrees from Harvard and Yale. I have counseled extensively in college targeting, application tips, essay brainstorming and... read more

195/hour
5.0 (200)
741 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I graduated from Dartmouth with highest honors and the college's top thesis award before earning graduate degrees from Harvard and Yale. I have counseled extensively in college targeting, application tips, essay brainstorming and... read more

Julio P.
25/hour

Arlington, VA

Former professor and native Spanish Speaker

I have over 23 years teaching both English and Spanish to students at both a secondary education settings and at university settings. I am a native Spanish speaker. I provide expert essay review and test preparation for both English and... read more

25/hour
5.0 (18)
20 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have over 23 years teaching both English and Spanish to students at both a secondary education settings and at university settings. I am a native Spanish speaker. I provide expert essay review and test preparation for both English and... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private essay tutoring lessons

Wyzant Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

Tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $88
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets