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Gerald H.
40/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Master teacher specializing in writing, public speaking, reading

The writing assignments that I have taught include the following: the persuasive essay, the synthesis essay, the research paper, the college application essay, the SAT Writing essay. All writing is persuasive by nature. Since the purpose of writing is communication, we writers want to ensure... read more

40/hour
4.9 (177)
1,124 hours tutoring
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The writing assignments that I have taught include the following: the persuasive essay, the synthesis essay, the research paper, the college application essay, the SAT Writing essay. All writing is persuasive by nature. Since the purpose of writing is communication, we writers want to ensure... read more

Sasha A.
50/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Expert MCAT and Science Medical Student Tutor from a Top 20 School!

Prior to teaching full time at the secondary school level, I also worked with students in a variety of subjects spanning from AP biology to MCAT to English or college admission essays. I have experience in coaching one-on-one for ACT, AP, and MCAT after receiving top scores (ACT: 32, AP Scholar with Distinction... read more

50/hour
4.9 (9)
20 hours tutoring
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Prior to teaching full time at the secondary school level, I also worked with students in a variety of subjects spanning from AP biology to MCAT to English or college admission essays. I have experience in coaching one-on-one for ACT, AP, and MCAT after receiving top scores (ACT: 32, AP Scholar with Distinction... read more

Scott G.
125/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

5-Star College Admissions Essay Editor

The average time needed to edit the undergraduate Personal Statement is 4-6 hours. Supplemental Essays typically require 1 - 1.5 hours of editing each. Undergraduate College Essay Editing is billed at a rate of $175 per hour. Graduate school essay editing is billed at a rate of $125 per hour.... read more

125/hour
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The average time needed to edit the undergraduate Personal Statement is 4-6 hours. Supplemental Essays typically require 1 - 1.5 hours of editing each. Undergraduate College Essay Editing is billed at a rate of $175 per hour. Graduate school essay editing is billed at a rate of $125 per hour.... read more

CATON B.
50/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

I'm a big guy with a big passion for learning!

I was also previously a reporter for Rambler Newspapers out in Irving, Texas. As such, I have an extensive amount of experience writing and editing copy for a wide variety of mediums, including online articles, essays, short stories, and screenplays. I am also very knowledgeable of the MLA and AP formatting... read more

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I was also previously a reporter for Rambler Newspapers out in Irving, Texas. As such, I have an extensive amount of experience writing and editing copy for a wide variety of mediums, including online articles, essays, short stories, and screenplays. I am also very knowledgeable of the MLA and AP formatting... read more

Michael D.
50/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Math/Accounting/Business/Social Studies/ELA and Test Prep Tutor

I have successfully supported many students in their preparation for all aspects of the SAT and ACT exams, as well as for other standardized tests. In addition to my focus on math, I have supported students in reading and writing preparation, including the creation of persuasive essays. read more

50/hour
5.0 (683)
2,718 hours tutoring
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I have successfully supported many students in their preparation for all aspects of the SAT and ACT exams, as well as for other standardized tests. In addition to my focus on math, I have supported students in reading and writing preparation, including the creation of persuasive essays. read more

Vidya B.
40/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Versatile CMB Grad Tutoring Biology, Spanish and English-Language Arts

...school chemistry, IB Chemistry, introductory chemistry) - Spanish I & II (high school) - English (high school, AP/IB) - SAT prep (Verbal, Essay) - ACT prep (Reading, English, Science, Essay) Please don't hesitate to contact me. I'd love to help!... read more

40/hour
5.0 (12)
46 hours tutoring
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...school chemistry, IB Chemistry, introductory chemistry) - Spanish I & II (high school) - English (high school, AP/IB) - SAT prep (Verbal, Essay) - ACT prep (Reading, English, Science, Essay) Please don't hesitate to contact me. I'd love to help!... read more

Christopher R.
43/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

PhD Candidate in Philosophy and Writing Tutor

+JMJ I typically explain the method for writing an essay as follows: The introductory paragraph states the thesis and the topics of the essay's body. After this, all the succeeding paragraphs following the introduction must point back to the introduction as a reference point. Finally, the concluding... read more

43/hour
4.0 (10)
50 hours tutoring
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+JMJ I typically explain the method for writing an essay as follows: The introductory paragraph states the thesis and the topics of the essay's body. After this, all the succeeding paragraphs following the introduction must point back to the introduction as a reference point. Finally, the concluding... read more

Ginger G.
45/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Creative and Relatable Writing Specialist

Hello, I have been a writing tutor at Richland College for over nine years now, and I have taken on several private students over the past eight years. If you need extra help organizing and developing an essay, resume, or speech, I would like to assist you. If you have family or friends in high school,... read more

45/hour
5.0 (6)
19 hours tutoring
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Hello, I have been a writing tutor at Richland College for over nine years now, and I have taken on several private students over the past eight years. If you need extra help organizing and developing an essay, resume, or speech, I would like to assist you. If you have family or friends in high school,... read more

James D.
38/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Lecturer and Published Author with 12+ years experience, Engaging

I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and technical writing. read more

38/hour
5.0 (702)
1,761 hours tutoring
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I'm a published poet and a teacher with a double BA in Psychology and English. Currently enrolled in graduate school for an MFA. I can help with grammar, essay writing, phonics, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, and technical writing. read more

Shane C.
56/hour

Near Duncanville, TX

Grammar Specialist, Certified University Writing Center Tutor

I have conducted thousands of tutorial sessions with a focus on grammar and sentence structure. I quickly identify trends in errors, and I can explain them in a simple way. I specialize in ensuring papers/essays convey a clear voice, use strong and precise verbs, and avoid redundancy. I am also a stickler for... read more

56/hour
4.9 (205)
609 hours tutoring
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I have conducted thousands of tutorial sessions with a focus on grammar and sentence structure. I quickly identify trends in errors, and I can explain them in a simple way. I specialize in ensuring papers/essays convey a clear voice, use strong and precise verbs, and avoid redundancy. I am also a stickler for... read more

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