In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find college essay tutors in Compton, CA

Pay-as-you-go private college essay tutoring in-person or online

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.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best college essay Tutors in Compton, CA

48 Compton private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in Compton

See more experts ›
Susyn D.
85/hour

Inglewood, CA

Experienced Math, Science and English Tutor Ready to Help

While mathematics, life sciences, English, and SAT test preparation are my specialties, I also tutor in accounting, economics, finance, college/graduate school essay and application preparation, proofreading/editing... read more

85/hour
4.5 (136)
959 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

While mathematics, life sciences, English, and SAT test preparation are my specialties, I also tutor in accounting, economics, finance, college/graduate school essay and application preparation, proofreading/editing... read more

Colin D.
150/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Patient, Experienced Multi-Subject Tutor (Harvard Grad & J.D.)

in most high school subjects, with an expertise in and emphasis on Math (Pre-Algebra through Calculus AB), English (AP Literature and Language, British and World Literature, College Application Essays, Writing and Composition, SAT... read more

150/hour
5.0 (1291)
11,543 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

in most high school subjects, with an expertise in and emphasis on Math (Pre-Algebra through Calculus AB), English (AP Literature and Language, British and World Literature, College Application Essays, Writing and Composition, SAT... read more

Alan R.
50/hour

Torrance, CA

English Reading, Writing, and Speaking by Columbia U. Grad

I have taught classes and tutored individual students in the SAT at Flex College Prep (essay writing), the A-1 Learning Center (entire verbal section of SAT), and for Wyzant and Professional Tutors of America, as well as private... read more

50/hour
4.8 (35)
116 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have taught classes and tutored individual students in the SAT at Flex College Prep (essay writing), the A-1 Learning Center (entire verbal section of SAT), and for Wyzant and Professional Tutors of America, as well as private... read more

Anna L.
100/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Experienced College Admissions & Essay Consultant

I am passionate about teaching students to critically think, analyze, read, and write—whether that be for standardized tests, school assignments, college essays. My teaching pedagogy revolves around a student-focused teaching, as I... read more

100/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am passionate about teaching students to critically think, analyze, read, and write—whether that be for standardized tests, school assignments, college essays. My teaching pedagogy revolves around a student-focused teaching, as I... read more

Joshua T.
60/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Yale Grad for Science/Humanities Tutoring and College Admissions

I would love to help any student with learning and subject in STEM or humanities. I also offer test prep for pre- and college admissions, as well as college application essay writing and strategies for getting into your top choice... read more

60/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I would love to help any student with learning and subject in STEM or humanities. I also offer test prep for pre- and college admissions, as well as college application essay writing and strategies for getting into your top choice... read more

Eunice L.
80/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Energetic, versatile teacher with 4+ years of teaching experience

I have over two years of experience tutoring SAT and ACT (all sections), AP and Honors courses (math, science, English), and college application essays, in addition to ISEE (all levels), SAT II, GRE, and TOEFL. I have a masters... read more

80/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have over two years of experience tutoring SAT and ACT (all sections), AP and Honors courses (math, science, English), and college application essays, in addition to ISEE (all levels), SAT II, GRE, and TOEFL. I have a masters... read more

Katherine D.
75/hour

Los Angeles, CA

College Counselor - 5+ years experience + Master's from Columbia

Please contact me if you are seeking informative, step-by-step, individualized guidance about the college admissions process: college research and building a list; brainstorming, drafting, and editing college essays; crafting an activities... read more

75/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Please contact me if you are seeking informative, step-by-step, individualized guidance about the college admissions process: college research and building a list; brainstorming, drafting, and editing college essays; crafting an activities... read more

Sonya E.
90/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Exceptional Writing, Literature, and ACT/SAT/GRE Tutor

Whether you are tackling a creative or academic assignment, I can help you articulate and develop your ideas into polished, compelling work. Many students who come to me for test prep end up seeking help with college admission... read more

90/hour
5.0 (396)
1,029 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Whether you are tackling a creative or academic assignment, I can help you articulate and develop your ideas into polished, compelling work. Many students who come to me for test prep end up seeking help with college admission... read more

Alice C.
45/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Patient and Fun English and Math Tutor

I love working with children and have a great passion for education. My experience ranges from teaching children to read to helping high school and college students with essays. I also volunteer with Young Storytellers Foundation,... read more

45/hour
4.6 (21)
59 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I love working with children and have a great passion for education. My experience ranges from teaching children to read to helping high school and college students with essays. I also volunteer with Young Storytellers Foundation,... read more

Brooke H.
349/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Perfect Scoring SAT / ACT / College Essay Tutor, Author, Stanford BA

I've also coached a student to a perfect ACT composite score and have coached several students to 99th or 99th+ percentile scores on the SAT. I'm also a college essay specialist and consultant. My former students have attended... read more

349/hour
5.0 (603)
3,175 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I've also coached a student to a perfect ACT composite score and have coached several students to 99th or 99th+ percentile scores on the SAT. I'm also a college essay specialist and consultant. My former students have attended... 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 college essay tutoring lessons

Tutors on Wyzant 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