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JD P.
250/hour

Near Astoria, NY

Experienced 5-Star Writing Tutor: From Essays to Business Plans

Then, my tutor taught me the fundamentals of clear, effective writing. It's confusing because, first, you need to learn all the rules of formal expository writing. You know, the five paragraph essay that starts with an Introduction with a thesis, has three body paragraphs each with a topic sentence, and ends... read more

250/hour
5.0 (577)
4,015 hours tutoring
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Then, my tutor taught me the fundamentals of clear, effective writing. It's confusing because, first, you need to learn all the rules of formal expository writing. You know, the five paragraph essay that starts with an Introduction with a thesis, has three body paragraphs each with a topic sentence, and ends... read more

KAREN G.
75/hour

Astoria, NY

WARM, PATIENT AND COMPASSIONATE WRITING/READING TUTOR -- ALL GRADES

I have a deep love for literature and writing and think it is at the core of being a successful student and human being. I am available to help with reading comprehension, essay and creative writing, ELA enrichment for all ages, and building my students' overall confidence! About me: I have worked as a... read more

75/hour
5.0 (4)
15 hours tutoring
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I have a deep love for literature and writing and think it is at the core of being a successful student and human being. I am available to help with reading comprehension, essay and creative writing, ELA enrichment for all ages, and building my students' overall confidence! About me: I have worked as a... read more

Otis F.
50/hour

Astoria, NY

Knowledgable Writing Tutor Specializing in Essays and Narrative

Writing is my passion. I love the English language, and helping others gain mastery over it. In my work as a copyeditor and ghostwriter, I help others transform their ideas into compelling short and long form pieces of writing. To date, I have worked with the CEO of a billion-dollar company, a named partner at a large... read more

50/hour
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Writing is my passion. I love the English language, and helping others gain mastery over it. In my work as a copyeditor and ghostwriter, I help others transform their ideas into compelling short and long form pieces of writing. To date, I have worked with the CEO of a billion-dollar company, a named partner at a large... read more

Zoya H.
50/hour

Near Astoria, NY

Fulbright Scholar and Columbia Grad Student for Essay Help

My name is Zoya and I've had 3+ years of experience in editing, proofreading, and publishing editorial work. I also specialize in helping students craft well-organized and compelling essays, personal statements, and speeches (and coaching public speaking), with clients gaining acceptance from Ivy League... read more

50/hour
5.0 (5)
6 hours tutoring
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My name is Zoya and I've had 3+ years of experience in editing, proofreading, and publishing editorial work. I also specialize in helping students craft well-organized and compelling essays, personal statements, and speeches (and coaching public speaking), with clients gaining acceptance from Ivy League... read more

Tyler H.
120/hour

Astoria, NY

Little Ivy Grad/NYU PhD for Test Prep, Writing, College Counseling

I offer comprehensive admissions counseling (covering everything from the application to the interview) as well as assistance with individual aspects of the application (essays, personal statements, CVs, etc.). In the past twelve months alone, I've guided successful undergraduate and graduate applications to... read more

120/hour
4.9 (75)
213 hours tutoring
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I offer comprehensive admissions counseling (covering everything from the application to the interview) as well as assistance with individual aspects of the application (essays, personal statements, CVs, etc.). In the past twelve months alone, I've guided successful undergraduate and graduate applications to... read more

Brady G.
50/hour

Near Astoria, NY

Experienced Editor and Proofreader

Having studied Literature at three universities and worked as an editorial assistant at two well-regarded publishing houses, I have edited and proofread more essays, book reviews, stories, and novel manuscripts than I can count. If you need help with proofreading, or you need someone to proofread your work, feel... read more

50/hour
5.0 (99)
216 hours tutoring
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Having studied Literature at three universities and worked as an editorial assistant at two well-regarded publishing houses, I have edited and proofread more essays, book reviews, stories, and novel manuscripts than I can count. If you need help with proofreading, or you need someone to proofread your work, feel... read more

Sarah E.
40/hour

Near Astoria, NY

Ivy League Grad/Paralegal with Academic/Professional Proofreading Exp.

I am extremely qualified to proofread academic essays, personal statements, resumes, and other documents because of my vast experience proofreading in both academic and professional settings. I graduated with top honors from Penn, where I completed an honors thesis and countless papers, all of which were... read more

40/hour
5.0 (288)
675 hours tutoring
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I am extremely qualified to proofread academic essays, personal statements, resumes, and other documents because of my vast experience proofreading in both academic and professional settings. I graduated with top honors from Penn, where I completed an honors thesis and countless papers, all of which were... read more

Maria E.
75/hour

Astoria, NY

Oxford grad and accomplished writer/educator

I’m Maria, and I’m a writer, educator, and Oxford grad who wants to help you with your college essay and writing. I have over ten years of experience, including with EFL students overseas. As a working writer, I've published everything from essays, articles, and criticism has been published in... read more

75/hour
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I’m Maria, and I’m a writer, educator, and Oxford grad who wants to help you with your college essay and writing. I have over ten years of experience, including with EFL students overseas. As a working writer, I've published everything from essays, articles, and criticism has been published in... read more

Jacob V.
65/hour

Astoria, NY

Believe in Your Music

CRLS journalism program freelance album reviewer New England Sports Museum essay contest winner Iowa Writers Workshop editor of Genes and Jazz narration about microbiology BFA minor in English read more

65/hour
5.0 (2)
12 hours tutoring
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CRLS journalism program freelance album reviewer New England Sports Museum essay contest winner Iowa Writers Workshop editor of Genes and Jazz narration about microbiology BFA minor in English read more

Ari F.
125/hour

Near Astoria, NY

Expert College Essay Help from Seasoned College Essayist

Unsure about your college entrance essay? I help students write winning essays that compel admissions officers to move students from "maybe?" to "accepted!" To briefly explain the process, I start by exploring a student's qualities. Together, we then sort through these qualities... read more

125/hour
5.0 (289)
947 hours tutoring
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Unsure about your college entrance essay? I help students write winning essays that compel admissions officers to move students from "maybe?" to "accepted!" To briefly explain the process, I start by exploring a student's qualities. Together, we then sort through these qualities... read more

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