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The Best college application Tutors in District of Columbia

43 DC private college application tutors / Find the best local college application tutor in DC

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Tarela M.
65/hour

Washington, DC

Duke, Johns Hopkins University grad for College Application coaching!

... 233 low-to-moderate income high-achieving students virtually via email, video chat. I conducted 707 meetings on college applications, essays, financial aid and socio-emotional support resulting in 95% of 110 engaged students applying to top-tier... read more

65/hour
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... 233 low-to-moderate income high-achieving students virtually via email, video chat. I conducted 707 meetings on college applications, essays, financial aid and socio-emotional support resulting in 95% of 110 engaged students applying to top-tier... read more

Oghogho I.
100/hour

Arlington, VA

Career Development Tutor

I have a strong track record reviewing college and graduate school admissions applications. I have worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters, YMCA After School Program, and DC Public Schools. I reviewed college application essays and scholarship... read more

100/hour
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I have a strong track record reviewing college and graduate school admissions applications. I have worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters, YMCA After School Program, and DC Public Schools. I reviewed college application essays and scholarship... read more

Mark C.
100/hour

Washington, DC

Ivy League Tutor With Powerful Track Record

Hi, I'm Mark, and I have an impressive record of helping college applicants get into their dream colleges. The essays I've worked on have led to acceptances at the best universities in the country, including Harvard Business... read more

100/hour
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Hi, I'm Mark, and I have an impressive record of helping college applicants get into their dream colleges. The essays I've worked on have led to acceptances at the best universities in the country, including Harvard Business... read more

ROCHELLE D.
35/hour

Laurel, MD

Writing/English Tutor: High School, College, Grad School Students

I also have extensive experience in editing student papers (literature-based essays, historical and scientific research papers, and college/graduate school application essays). Rather than simply correcting students’ mistakes,... read more

35/hour
4.7 (17)
69 hours tutoring
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I also have extensive experience in editing student papers (literature-based essays, historical and scientific research papers, and college/graduate school application essays). Rather than simply correcting students’ mistakes,... read more

Jeanne T.
65/hour

Fairfax, VA

BA in English and Certified Toastmaster with Writing Experience

Experience in coaching working professionals and high schoolers in editing/writing college application essays, including personal statements, supplemental essays, scholarship applications and other written material. Also tutored... read more

65/hour
5.0 (33)
100 hours tutoring
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Experience in coaching working professionals and high schoolers in editing/writing college application essays, including personal statements, supplemental essays, scholarship applications and other written material. Also tutored... read more

Ben G.
80/hour

Washington, DC

Proofreading, Editing, Revisions, Feedback — 2000+ Hours on Wyzant

I’ve also worked with young professionals and retirees looking to improve their writing skills. I’ve proofread work correspondence, personal statements, cover letters, college application essays (undergraduate, graduate, law school,... read more

80/hour
5.0 (559)
2,074 hours tutoring
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I’ve also worked with young professionals and retirees looking to improve their writing skills. I’ve proofread work correspondence, personal statements, cover letters, college application essays (undergraduate, graduate, law school,... read more

Patrick T.
60/hour

Falls Church, VA

Expert College Admissions Guide, College Essay, and TJHSST Admissions

I also received admission in to top colleges, such as the University of Virginia, which I currently attend. I spent many months perfecting and tailoring my college applications. I know exactly what you need to do to get in to Thomas... read more

60/hour
4.7 (122)
556 hours tutoring
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I also received admission in to top colleges, such as the University of Virginia, which I currently attend. I spent many months perfecting and tailoring my college applications. I know exactly what you need to do to get in to Thomas... read more

Subhashini A.
70/hour

Rockville, MD

Research Scientist and Biomedical Engineering Graduate

...on all application materials. I am also more than happy to provide any assistance and insight with navigating the college application process. I scored 5's on AP Calculus exams and took several additional math courses as an engineering major in... read more

70/hour
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...on all application materials. I am also more than happy to provide any assistance and insight with navigating the college application process. I scored 5's on AP Calculus exams and took several additional math courses as an engineering major in... read more

Anna L.
100/hour

Washington, DC

College and Prep School Essay Writing Coach, Northwestern/Exeter Grad

For 7 years now, I've been a leading college and prep school application coach in Chicago, providing services in college essay writing, test prep, and counseling. I graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University and am an alumna of... read more

100/hour
5.0 (157)
370 hours tutoring
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For 7 years now, I've been a leading college and prep school application coach in Chicago, providing services in college essay writing, test prep, and counseling. I graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University and am an alumna of... read more

Sandra O.
150/hour

Silver Spring, MD

Multiple Ivy League Grad Admissions & Academics Coach

I am an educator with experience as a high school science teacher, high school counselor and SAT/ACT test prep tutor. My dedication to the academic, personal and professional growth of my students is evident in their amazing results. Throughout my... read more

150/hour
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I am an educator with experience as a high school science teacher, high school counselor and SAT/ACT test prep tutor. My dedication to the academic, personal and professional growth of my students is evident in their amazing results. Throughout my... read more

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