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Vicki H. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Vicki H.
150/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

UC Berkeley Grad and Current Physician with 10+ Yrs Mentorship

I have had 10+ years of college counseling experience, as I used to be a student and later physician advisor for many high school and college students alike trying to get into their dream schools. I have witnessed many of my mentees get into a University of California or Ivy League school, or the health... See Vicki's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (10)
4 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 50 hours
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I have had 10+ years of college counseling experience, as I used to be a student and later physician advisor for many high school and college students alike trying to get into their dream schools. I have witnessed many of my mentees get into a University of California or Ivy League school, or the health... See Vicki's full profile

Susan Yen Xuan L. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Susan Yen Xuan L.
45/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Patient and Knowledgeable Tutor in the Arts and Many Other Subjects

Back in school, I used to be a peer mentor to struggling students with Chem, Writing, Math, Nursing school pre-req classes, ATI Teas, and even College Counseling. After I graduated high school, I found that teaching is my passion. I love to see the aha moments in students, and just seeing students pass their exams... See Susan Yen Xuan's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (104)
150 hours tutoring
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Back in school, I used to be a peer mentor to struggling students with Chem, Writing, Math, Nursing school pre-req classes, ATI Teas, and even College Counseling. After I graduated high school, I found that teaching is my passion. I love to see the aha moments in students, and just seeing students pass their exams... See Susan Yen Xuan's full profile

Alyssa C. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alyssa C.
85/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

EPPP & Psychology Coaching/Tutoring Psy.D-Licensed Psychologist

As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, I strive to assist those studying for licensure. It is my firm belief while in school we never truly learn how to study for and take licensing exams, and my goal is to help you pass! I currently work for the LA County Department of... See Alyssa's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (113)
206 hours tutoring
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As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, I strive to assist those studying for licensure. It is my firm belief while in school we never truly learn how to study for and take licensing exams, and my goal is to help you pass! I currently work for the LA County Department of... See Alyssa's full profile

Alana G. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alana G.
65/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

TUTOR College Essay Counselor, English, Social Studies, ACT

Hi! My name is Alana and I am here to help your student feel more confident about their academic abilities! My specialties include K-12 English and Social Studies, ACT, and college/transfer/graduate school essays. I am patient, understanding, and dedicated to making sure that my students have adequate help and resources... See Alana's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (62)
71 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 310 hours
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Hi! My name is Alana and I am here to help your student feel more confident about their academic abilities! My specialties include K-12 English and Social Studies, ACT, and college/transfer/graduate school essays. I am patient, understanding, and dedicated to making sure that my students have adequate help and resources... See Alana's full profile

Henrik H. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Henrik H.
150/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Literary Analysis + College Prep Tutor, Deep Springs College Graduate

For 7 years I have tutored over 100 students in all areas of the standard K-12 core curriculum, whether it be in test prep, college counseling or general academics. My educational background Literature, Philosophy and Human Geography, and I graduated from both Deep Springs College and UC Berkeley. See Henrik's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (48)
73 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 152 hours
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For 7 years I have tutored over 100 students in all areas of the standard K-12 core curriculum, whether it be in test prep, college counseling or general academics. My educational background Literature, Philosophy and Human Geography, and I graduated from both Deep Springs College and UC Berkeley. See Henrik's full profile

Joseph L. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Joseph L.
180/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Elite College Admissions Expert

After spending years working in the field of college admissions, I've since switched jobs and decided to start working directly with students. My focus in educational consulting is to bring expert guidance to families of high school students. My experience comes from having worked for some of the country's most... See Joseph's full profile

180/hour
5.0 (24)
80 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 101 hours
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After spending years working in the field of college admissions, I've since switched jobs and decided to start working directly with students. My focus in educational consulting is to bring expert guidance to families of high school students. My experience comes from having worked for some of the country's most... See Joseph's full profile

Phoebe C. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Phoebe C.
150/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

UNMATCHED Professional English Services!

I am also adept at simplifying the SAT and ACT and ensuring success with college applications. Please see my testimonials for much more on this topic. General College Counseling: I am the former president of the Smith College Club of Orange County, so I have conducted multiple interviews for prospective students... See Phoebe's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (3161)
892 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 10,423 hours
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I am also adept at simplifying the SAT and ACT and ensuring success with college applications. Please see my testimonials for much more on this topic. General College Counseling: I am the former president of the Smith College Club of Orange County, so I have conducted multiple interviews for prospective students... See Phoebe's full profile

Erin M. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erin M.
100/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Proven results in Writing, English, ESL, Test-Taking and College Prep!

I was born and raised in Irvine, CA and have attended some of the best schools in the nation - Bonita Canyon Elementary, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, University High School, UCLA, UCI, Saddleback College, and Irvine Valley College. My broad academic background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology from UCLA;... See Erin's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (252)
2 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 1,340 hours
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I was born and raised in Irvine, CA and have attended some of the best schools in the nation - Bonita Canyon Elementary, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, University High School, UCLA, UCI, Saddleback College, and Irvine Valley College. My broad academic background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology from UCLA;... See Erin's full profile

Michael W. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michael W.
125/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

UCLA Instructor / SAT ACT Expert

...successful in college. I have been counseling high school students and teaching SAT prep since 1998. A large section of the curriculum that I created includes college counseling in the areas mentioned above. ... See Michael's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (123)
38 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 492 hours
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...successful in college. I have been counseling high school students and teaching SAT prep since 1998. A large section of the curriculum that I created includes college counseling in the areas mentioned above. ... See Michael's full profile

Cherol K. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cherol K.
50/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Professor/Attorney, College Essays & Counseling

I have my BA in English, Juris Doctor in Law, and am a licensed/Credentialed Attorney, Professor, Director and Former Dean. I have successfully advised students in the college application process, and helped them complete their essays on the common app and individual college essays. I have taught students from the... See Cherol's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (3)
8 hours tutoring
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I have my BA in English, Juris Doctor in Law, and am a licensed/Credentialed Attorney, Professor, Director and Former Dean. I have successfully advised students in the college application process, and helped them complete their essays on the common app and individual college essays. I have taught students from the... See Cherol's full profile

Hassan A. Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hassan A.
55/hour

Costa Mesa, CA

UChicago Grad for English, Writing, and Arabic/Urdu Tutoring

Hello there! I’m Hassan, a language arts and intercultural educator with a passion for the power of words. My professional teaching experience includes 5+ years as a faculty at two international institutions where I designed and facilitated courses in Public Speaking, Analytical Reading, Business and Academic... See Hassan's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (30)
12 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 89 hours
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Hello there! I’m Hassan, a language arts and intercultural educator with a passion for the power of words. My professional teaching experience includes 5+ years as a faculty at two international institutions where I designed and facilitated courses in Public Speaking, Analytical Reading, Business and Academic... See Hassan's full profile

Ron R. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ron R.
100/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

CA Attorney & Certified IEC w/10+ yrs of College Counseling Experience

I am a certified independent educational consultant (IEC), I provided academic, admissions, college, and career counseling for students to help organize their curriculums, study skills, college application essays, mock interviews, & higher education academic planning. All my clients were admitted to... See Ron's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (5)
22 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 24 hours
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I am a certified independent educational consultant (IEC), I provided academic, admissions, college, and career counseling for students to help organize their curriculums, study skills, college application essays, mock interviews, & higher education academic planning. All my clients were admitted to... See Ron's full profile

Rachelle C. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for in-person tutoring
Rachelle C.
65/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Graphic Design and Art Teacher/Coach

I have an MFA and almost a decade of teaching experience. I have advised college students on a regular basis. Besides regular college counseling, I can also review art portfolios for Studio Art AP courses in high school as well as for entry to colleges. See Rachelle's full profile

65/hour
4.9 (10)
35 hours tutoring
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I have an MFA and almost a decade of teaching experience. I have advised college students on a regular basis. Besides regular college counseling, I can also review art portfolios for Studio Art AP courses in high school as well as for entry to colleges. See Rachelle's full profile

Ryan A. Near Costa Mesa, CA, available for in-person tutoring
Ryan A.
80/hour

Near Costa Mesa, CA

Experienced Tutor with MS in Physics Offering Multiple Subjects

I graduated with high honors from UC Merced in 2013 after only three years, and I graduated from CSU Fresno with an MS, also with honors. I've been tutoring since 2012, first at the Bali Learning Center in Merced (until Fall 2015), then privately once the travel became too much of a burden. As such, I have thousands of... See Ryan's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (20)
74 hours tutoring
Offers in person lessons
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I graduated with high honors from UC Merced in 2013 after only three years, and I graduated from CSU Fresno with an MS, also with honors. I've been tutoring since 2012, first at the Bali Learning Center in Merced (until Fall 2015), then privately once the travel became too much of a burden. As such, I have thousands of... See Ryan's full profile

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Trishala L.
35/hour

College, Interview, Resume, Project Management, SAT Prep and More

I am a Certified Project Manager and help students prepare for the PM exam as well as offer interview prep, resume development and college counseling. I tutor all age groups including students in elementary, middle and high as well as help... See Trishala's full profile

35/hour
4.9 (156)
315 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 442 hours
Offers online lessons
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I am a Certified Project Manager and help students prepare for the PM exam as well as offer interview prep, resume development and college counseling. I tutor all age groups including students in elementary, middle and high as well as help... See Trishala's full profile

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Jonathan K.
450/hour

Top Yale Grad Essay Mentor - College Essays / Transfer App Essays

My primary focus is helping university applicants with strategizing, planning, and revising their application essays: - College essays - Transfer essays - Graduate school essays - Scholarship essays With twenty-five years' experience in teaching... See Jonathan's full profile

450/hour
5.0 (1856)
5 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 4,822 hours
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My primary focus is helping university applicants with strategizing, planning, and revising their application essays: - College essays - Transfer essays - Graduate school essays - Scholarship essays With twenty-five years' experience in teaching... See Jonathan's full profile

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Arielle M.
440/hour

Students Average 515! | Top 0.23% Wyzant Tutor | 90%ile+ MCAT Expert

**Limited space remaining for March testers! Hi there! I am the founder of an MCAT prep business, with nearly five years of full-time MCAT prep experience. I'm excited to help you reach your full potential on your exam! Qualifications... See Arielle's full profile

440/hour
5.0 (1193)
78 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 4,896 hours
Offers online lessons
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**Limited space remaining for March testers! Hi there! I am the founder of an MCAT prep business, with nearly five years of full-time MCAT prep experience. I'm excited to help you reach your full potential on your exam! Qualifications... See Arielle's full profile

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John S.
85/hour

College Counselor - Berklee College of Music Graduate

I have more than 10 years of experience in college counseling! I have helped students get into Ivvy League Schools, Berklee College, Juliard, Stanford and many more! Together we can set specific goals and stay motivated so as to help you... See John's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (302)
1 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 1,075 hours
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I have more than 10 years of experience in college counseling! I have helped students get into Ivvy League Schools, Berklee College, Juliard, Stanford and many more! Together we can set specific goals and stay motivated so as to help you... See John's full profile

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Jase S.
88/hour

Relaxed, Nonjudgmental Tutoring

Feel anxious about asking questions in class? Procrastinate doing an assignment because you don’t know where to start? Overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Don't worry - I got you. You are not alone in struggling in class. Message me if... See Jase's full profile

88/hour
5.0 (4)
46 hours tutoring
Offers online lessons
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Feel anxious about asking questions in class? Procrastinate doing an assignment because you don’t know where to start? Overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Don't worry - I got you. You are not alone in struggling in class. Message me if... See Jase's full profile

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Barry B.
300/hour

Hopkins Medical Student with Extensive College Counseling Experience

As President of College Mentors for Kids at Notre Dame, as a counselor for high school students at the National Youth Leadership Forum, and as a BASE leader at Johns Hopkins (specializing in helping inner city youth from Baltimore gain entrance to... See Barry's full profile

300/hour
5.0 (163)
10 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 735 hours
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As President of College Mentors for Kids at Notre Dame, as a counselor for high school students at the National Youth Leadership Forum, and as a BASE leader at Johns Hopkins (specializing in helping inner city youth from Baltimore gain entrance to... See Barry's full profile

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Michael S.
47/hour

Professor, Tutor, Mentor, Psychologist, APA Researcher, Business Pro.

..., certified PMP™ Project Manager, DECA Judge, and experienced Business Professional. Wyzant Tutoring Expertise in College Counseling, Psychology, APA Writing, DECA competition, Certified PMP™ test preparation, SAT Test Preparation, Philosophy, Social... See Michael's full profile

47/hour
5.0 (69)
15 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 272 hours
Offers online lessons
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..., certified PMP™ Project Manager, DECA Judge, and experienced Business Professional. Wyzant Tutoring Expertise in College Counseling, Psychology, APA Writing, DECA competition, Certified PMP™ test preparation, SAT Test Preparation, Philosophy, Social... See Michael's full profile

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Alannah A.
60/hour

Personalized College Counseling and Tutoring for All Learners

I am a native Tucsonan and have taught and tutored for the past decade! I received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Occidental College in 2013, and spent the following year giving back to my community by teaching at my former high school.... See Alannah's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (16)
21 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 40 hours
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I am a native Tucsonan and have taught and tutored for the past decade! I received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Occidental College in 2013, and spent the following year giving back to my community by teaching at my former high school.... See Alannah's full profile

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Jimmy C.
125/hour

Effortless Mastery Music Teacher

With a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, I have been in many positions in the music industry. I worked as a voice teacher in a music school in Singapore, a concert producer for the Stop Asian Hate movement, a record producer for... See Jimmy's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (128)
1 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 359 hours
Offers online lessons
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With a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, I have been in many positions in the music industry. I worked as a voice teacher in a music school in Singapore, a concert producer for the Stop Asian Hate movement, a record producer for... See Jimmy's full profile

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Teagan L.
400/hour

Harvard Graduate with Extensive College Counseling Experience

I have counseled many highly competitive high school students on the best strategies to refine their college essays, interviews, and overall applications. Personally, I was accepted to Harvard, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and other private... See Teagan's full profile

400/hour
4.9 (578)
1,359 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 2,355 hours
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I have counseled many highly competitive high school students on the best strategies to refine their college essays, interviews, and overall applications. Personally, I was accepted to Harvard, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and other private... See Teagan's full profile

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Gabriel M.
125/hour

Experienced College Essay Coach with UCLA PhD in English

The essays are a crucial part of the application process. Working with a strong coach can make a huge impact on your ability to reach the college of your dreams. I hold an MA and PhD in English Literature from UCLA, where I taught for nearly a... See Gabriel's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (199)
462 hours tutoring College Counseling out of 526 hours
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The essays are a crucial part of the application process. Working with a strong coach can make a huge impact on your ability to reach the college of your dreams. I hold an MA and PhD in English Literature from UCLA, where I taught for nearly a... See Gabriel's full profile

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