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The Best college essay Tutors in Gaithersburg, MD

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Laurie B.
68/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

College and Career Counselor

I have been doing career and college counseling for the past 3 years. I specialize in all types of college essays for undergraduates as well as personal statements for graduate school - especially in the medical fields. I help job seekers with resumes, cover letters, and mock interviews. I work for a Japanese... read more

68/hour
5.0 (515)
799 hours tutoring
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I have been doing career and college counseling for the past 3 years. I specialize in all types of college essays for undergraduates as well as personal statements for graduate school - especially in the medical fields. I help job seekers with resumes, cover letters, and mock interviews. I work for a Japanese... read more

GARY H.
40/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Experienced teacher looking for rewarding teaching

I am retiring from international school teaching to seek more relaxing and rewarding teaching opportunities. I'm a DC native looking to return to the area. What I enjoy most about tutoring is the relaxed learning environment created and the intimate nature of the learning. Working one-on-one benefits both student and... read more

40/hour
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I am retiring from international school teaching to seek more relaxing and rewarding teaching opportunities. I'm a DC native looking to return to the area. What I enjoy most about tutoring is the relaxed learning environment created and the intimate nature of the learning. Working one-on-one benefits both student and... read more

Mary M.
60/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

PhD Tutor: Biology, PSAT, SAT, ACT, College Applications

Hello! I am a patient and knowledgeable tutor and teach from a positive point of view. It is my love for education and dedication to my students that make me successful at what I do. After years of work and study, tutoring has been my sole occupation for 9 years, and I spend many hours outside each session focusing on... read more

60/hour
4.9 (157)
379 hours tutoring
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Hello! I am a patient and knowledgeable tutor and teach from a positive point of view. It is my love for education and dedication to my students that make me successful at what I do. After years of work and study, tutoring has been my sole occupation for 9 years, and I spend many hours outside each session focusing on... read more

Subhashini A.
70/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Research Scientist and Biomedical Engineering Graduate

In addition to science coursework, I am very passionate about writing and have always been recognized for my writing in both science and humanities courses. I currently also work as a freelance writer/blogger, and love helping students improve the quality of their writing. I know college essays can be one of... read more

70/hour
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In addition to science coursework, I am very passionate about writing and have always been recognized for my writing in both science and humanities courses. I currently also work as a freelance writer/blogger, and love helping students improve the quality of their writing. I know college essays can be one of... read more

Kenneth O.
45/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

College Essay Specialist with Admissions Committee experience

While earning business degrees from the University of Virginia (B.S.) and UCLA Anderson School (MBA), I also worked for my alma maters’ Admissions Committee as a student or alumni rep. Your high school teenager doesn't need an English teacher; he/she needs a Storytelling teacher. My background in Hollywood film/TV... read more

45/hour
4.8 (60)
155 hours tutoring
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While earning business degrees from the University of Virginia (B.S.) and UCLA Anderson School (MBA), I also worked for my alma maters’ Admissions Committee as a student or alumni rep. Your high school teenager doesn't need an English teacher; he/she needs a Storytelling teacher. My background in Hollywood film/TV... read more

Alex R.
50/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Proofreading/editing, reading/writing, Johns Hopkins School of Ed grad

I have over 15 years of experience tutoring all age groups (yes, including adults) in English, reading, writing, study skills, organization, outlining, presentation skills, memory development, and many more. I often work with students on organizing, editing, and improving their college entrance essays and... read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
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I have over 15 years of experience tutoring all age groups (yes, including adults) in English, reading, writing, study skills, organization, outlining, presentation skills, memory development, and many more. I often work with students on organizing, editing, and improving their college entrance essays and... read more

Ruth S.
60/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Experienced College Admissions Coach

Since 2014, I have worked with hundreds of college-bound high school students as they navigate the challenges of balancing their coursework, extracurricular activities, taking standardized tests and writing college application essays. Let me help you and your family stay abreast of changes with standardized... read more

60/hour
5.0 (1185)
3,130 hours tutoring
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Since 2014, I have worked with hundreds of college-bound high school students as they navigate the challenges of balancing their coursework, extracurricular activities, taking standardized tests and writing college application essays. Let me help you and your family stay abreast of changes with standardized... read more

Amy A.
85/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Conquer the College Essay with Author, Journalist and Writing Teacher

I am an award-winning author and journalist with bylines in The Wall Street Journal, NPR's magazine, and Village Voice Media (200+ articles published). As a communications consultant, my clients include the World Bank, World Vision International and George Washington University. I taught writing at Arizona State... read more

85/hour
5.0 (1185)
5,076 hours tutoring
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I am an award-winning author and journalist with bylines in The Wall Street Journal, NPR's magazine, and Village Voice Media (200+ articles published). As a communications consultant, my clients include the World Bank, World Vision International and George Washington University. I taught writing at Arizona State... read more

Kate M.
40/hour

Near Gaithersburg, MD

Writing Tutor * Spanish Tutor * ESL * Editor/Proofreader

I am offering 4 separate services: Writing Tutor, Spanish Tutor, ESL Tutor, and Editing and Proofreading. Writing Tutor Services I help prepare students for written exams (SAT, ACT, Cambridge, IB) and help them write the perfect college essay. I have taught creative fiction and participated in writing workshops,... read more

40/hour
5.0 (5)
5 hours tutoring
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I am offering 4 separate services: Writing Tutor, Spanish Tutor, ESL Tutor, and Editing and Proofreading. Writing Tutor Services I help prepare students for written exams (SAT, ACT, Cambridge, IB) and help them write the perfect college essay. I have taught creative fiction and participated in writing workshops,... read more

Nancy H.
75/hour

Gaithersburg, MD

Writing Specialist - 20 Years of Success

Not only can I help you attain a greater command of the written word, but I can support your endeavors across multiple forms of writing: academic, professional, college admission essays, etc. Patiently, I can assist young writers with spelling and grammar, proper sentence structure and skillfully crafted... read more

75/hour
5.0 (53)
197 hours tutoring
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Not only can I help you attain a greater command of the written word, but I can support your endeavors across multiple forms of writing: academic, professional, college admission essays, etc. Patiently, I can assist young writers with spelling and grammar, proper sentence structure and skillfully crafted... read more

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