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The Best college essay Tutors in Evanston, IL

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Kelly C.
50/hour

Near Evanston, IL

ACE Certified Health Coach and Entrepreneur

I have completed college coursework consisting of Public Speaking, English 1 & 2, Marketing, Management, and Business Writing. I have written many high school and college essays, including scholarship essays, and corresponded with many business professionals as my role at the Business School having been... read more

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I have completed college coursework consisting of Public Speaking, English 1 & 2, Marketing, Management, and Business Writing. I have written many high school and college essays, including scholarship essays, and corresponded with many business professionals as my role at the Business School having been... read more

Maeve M.
40/hour

Near Evanston, IL

Experienced Writing Tutor

Besides being a current English major at DePaul, I received a perfect score on the Writing portion of the ACT, as well as a 5 on the AP Composition exam in high school. I'm practiced in classic academic writing structures (personal essay, college essay, rhetorical analysis, research paper, etc.) as well as... read more

40/hour
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Besides being a current English major at DePaul, I received a perfect score on the Writing portion of the ACT, as well as a 5 on the AP Composition exam in high school. I'm practiced in classic academic writing structures (personal essay, college essay, rhetorical analysis, research paper, etc.) as well as... read more

Natasha M.
60/hour

Near Evanston, IL

British Tutor for English, Writing, and Core Subjects

For high school students I specialize in Humanities based courses including but not limited to English Literature and Composition, Social Studies, History, Writing, AP Testing, SAT Reading and Writing, College Applications and Essays, Political Science, International and Global Affairs, US History, European... read more

60/hour
5 hours tutoring
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For high school students I specialize in Humanities based courses including but not limited to English Literature and Composition, Social Studies, History, Writing, AP Testing, SAT Reading and Writing, College Applications and Essays, Political Science, International and Global Affairs, US History, European... read more

Jennifer T.
50/hour

Near Evanston, IL

Graduate Student Tutor Specializing in English Literature

I am a current graduate student at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology getting my Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. I have had two years of tutoring experience in my undergraduate career and I love tutoring! During my time as a tutor, I helped college students with their essays, including subjects in English... read more

50/hour
5.0 (26)
165 hours tutoring
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I am a current graduate student at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology getting my Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. I have had two years of tutoring experience in my undergraduate career and I love tutoring! During my time as a tutor, I helped college students with their essays, including subjects in English... read more

Paris C.
40/hour

Near Evanston, IL

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Algebra and Biology

...their education. I've been a tutor for my university through the African American Academic network for 2 years, teaching a variety of subjects from college algebra to essay writing. My passion is to help others learn and I find it so rewarding when students of all ages have their "Aha!" moment for a topic that they'd been... read more

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...their education. I've been a tutor for my university through the African American Academic network for 2 years, teaching a variety of subjects from college algebra to essay writing. My passion is to help others learn and I find it so rewarding when students of all ages have their "Aha!" moment for a topic that they'd been... read more

Chaerim P.
50/hour

Near Evanston, IL

College Essay and Admission Guidance from USC Admit

From then on, we will focus on writing personal essays and professional essays in preparation for the Common Application and specific college essay questions. Please feel free to contact me to learn more about college essay and admission guidance. I am also willing to advise in any other writing support... read more

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5 hours tutoring
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From then on, we will focus on writing personal essays and professional essays in preparation for the Common Application and specific college essay questions. Please feel free to contact me to learn more about college essay and admission guidance. I am also willing to advise in any other writing support... read more

Madeline T.
60/hour

Near Evanston, IL

MFA in creative writing with 5+ years of tutoring experience

I have taught ELA and I have an MFA in nonfiction creative writing. I have tutored students in English and helped high school students with college essays and personal statements. Writing is my passion and it's my mission to make it more effortless for you. read more

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I have taught ELA and I have an MFA in nonfiction creative writing. I have tutored students in English and helped high school students with college essays and personal statements. Writing is my passion and it's my mission to make it more effortless for you. read more

Erin H.
60/hour

Near Evanston, IL

K-12 Credentialed teacher. College Apps, Essay Writing, and French.

I have been teaching and tutoring for 12 years. While I like being in the classroom, I really prefer the one-on-one or small group environment. I have taught French, English, AP prep, and SAT/ACT/CAHSEE prep. Writing is my favorite subject to tutor and I think it is such a crucial form of expression. I lived and studied... read more

60/hour
5.0 (21)
102 hours tutoring
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I have been teaching and tutoring for 12 years. While I like being in the classroom, I really prefer the one-on-one or small group environment. I have taught French, English, AP prep, and SAT/ACT/CAHSEE prep. Writing is my favorite subject to tutor and I think it is such a crucial form of expression. I lived and studied... read more

Linda X.
40/hour

Near Evanston, IL

Philosophy, Poetry, and Art

For English and writing tutoring, I can assist you with reading comprehension, grammar, argumentation, writing with cohesion, and freeing writer's block. I proofread and advise on writing for poetry, literature, philosophy, social studies, psychology, and college admissions essays. I also offer more... read more

40/hour
5.0 (18)
49 hours tutoring
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For English and writing tutoring, I can assist you with reading comprehension, grammar, argumentation, writing with cohesion, and freeing writer's block. I proofread and advise on writing for poetry, literature, philosophy, social studies, psychology, and college admissions essays. I also offer more... read more

Jamie F.
45/hour

Near Evanston, IL

English/Language Arts teacher specializing in grades 6-12

I offer tutoring in all Language Arts/English related areas: reading comprehension, essay writing, creative writing, ACT prep, spelling, and grammar. Whether you’re seeking a teacher to work intensively on an area of difficulty or an experienced pair of eyes to review your college admittance essay,... read more

45/hour
5.0 (35)
86 hours tutoring
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I offer tutoring in all Language Arts/English related areas: reading comprehension, essay writing, creative writing, ACT prep, spelling, and grammar. Whether you’re seeking a teacher to work intensively on an area of difficulty or an experienced pair of eyes to review your college admittance essay,... read more

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