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Helen H. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Helen H.
40/hour

Near Irvine, CA

English as a Second Language Instructor and Citizenship/Tutor

You can confide in me with your concerns with the language and I will help you overcome them. I will be available to you at any time when you are writing an email, business letter, or have a grammar question for an essay. I have a warm, caring personality. I am flexible with scheduling. I will drive 8-10 miles... See Helen's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (348)
877 hours tutoring
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You can confide in me with your concerns with the language and I will help you overcome them. I will be available to you at any time when you are writing an email, business letter, or have a grammar question for an essay. I have a warm, caring personality. I am flexible with scheduling. I will drive 8-10 miles... See Helen's full profile

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

Irvine, CA

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

I am detail-oriented when it comes to preparing for tests or essays. I think that proper studying starts with note-taking in class, and relying on notes and readings to create study guides, flashcards, and memory exercises. I have tutored 6th-8th grade in multiple subjects and helped prepare them for standardized... See Erin's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (252)
1,340 hours tutoring
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I am detail-oriented when it comes to preparing for tests or essays. I think that proper studying starts with note-taking in class, and relying on notes and readings to create study guides, flashcards, and memory exercises. I have tutored 6th-8th grade in multiple subjects and helped prepare them for standardized... See Erin's full profile

Robert R. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert R.
100/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Professional Screenwriter available as writing tutor

If you're frustrated and tired of staring at your screen with writer's block, or you're wondering how to make what you've already written even better, I can assist you from brainstorming through final draft. From professional writing to blogging, homework assignments to college essays, I would... See Robert's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (381)
1,006 hours tutoring
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If you're frustrated and tired of staring at your screen with writer's block, or you're wondering how to make what you've already written even better, I can assist you from brainstorming through final draft. From professional writing to blogging, homework assignments to college essays, I would... See Robert's full profile

Andy L. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andy L.
50/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Expert Calculus, AP Calculus, and Business Calculus Tutor

In general, I love to figure out math problems, especially calculus problems. I guess because there is always a right answer and there can be many ways of going about getting that answer. Unlike English, an essay can never be perfect, it can never be completed—there is always something more that can be done. I... See Andy's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (523)
1,817 hours tutoring
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In general, I love to figure out math problems, especially calculus problems. I guess because there is always a right answer and there can be many ways of going about getting that answer. Unlike English, an essay can never be perfect, it can never be completed—there is always something more that can be done. I... See Andy's full profile

Steven W. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steven W.
55/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Math can be fun! Experienced tutor in Algebra, Calculus, Geometry

I took the GRE during my final year of my undergraduate and scored above the 90 percentile across all test sections. I can help improve your score in for both the math, the English and even the essay portion of the exam. See Steven's full profile

55/hour
4.9 (411)
2,443 hours tutoring
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I took the GRE during my final year of my undergraduate and scored above the 90 percentile across all test sections. I can help improve your score in for both the math, the English and even the essay portion of the exam. See Steven's full profile

Alexandra F. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alexandra F.
21/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Essay Writing and Algebra

I've worked with three elementary school students, focusing on English, math, social studies, and science. I've specifically targeted writing and comprehension skills, as well as improving essay writing, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. I create presentations for my students and find worksheets, as... See Alexandra's full profile

21/hour
4.9 (79)
155 hours tutoring
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I've worked with three elementary school students, focusing on English, math, social studies, and science. I've specifically targeted writing and comprehension skills, as well as improving essay writing, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. I create presentations for my students and find worksheets, as... See Alexandra's full profile

Matthew C. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matthew C.
25/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Undergraduate student at UCLA studying Data Theory/Data science

Learning assistant for Kumon Local tutoring with math and college essays See Matthew's full profile

25/hour
5.0 (10)
13 hours tutoring
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Learning assistant for Kumon Local tutoring with math and college essays See Matthew's full profile

Melissa W. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Melissa W.
45/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Tutor Prioritizing Student Performance, Engagement, and Confidence

Furthermore, my undergraduate thesis is on the road to publication. My assessment experience is strong. Most recently, I worked for an anthropology professor for one year. My responsibilities included grading exams and essays and assessing student performance. I often provided guidance and feedback as students... See Melissa's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (34)
182 hours tutoring
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Furthermore, my undergraduate thesis is on the road to publication. My assessment experience is strong. Most recently, I worked for an anthropology professor for one year. My responsibilities included grading exams and essays and assessing student performance. I often provided guidance and feedback as students... See Melissa's full profile

Cole D. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cole D.
50/hour

Near Irvine, CA

BS in Biology with a Passion for Writing

Throughout undergrad, I have written countless papers ranging from scientific writing to creative writing. I have completed timed essays, grant proposals, and several un-published research papers and reviews. I currently work primarily with middle and high-school students by providing suggestions to improve tone... See Cole's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (26)
40 hours tutoring
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Throughout undergrad, I have written countless papers ranging from scientific writing to creative writing. I have completed timed essays, grant proposals, and several un-published research papers and reviews. I currently work primarily with middle and high-school students by providing suggestions to improve tone... See Cole's full profile

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

Near Irvine, 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... 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... See Cherol's full profile

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

Irvine, CA

Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law with 10+ Years in Proofreading Essays

As a tutor and college counselor at GE College Prep, I provided academic, admissions, college, and career counseling for students to help organize their curriculums, study skills, proofread college application essays from the initial drafts to the final edits, mock interviews, & proofreading resumes. All my... See Ron's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (5)
24 hours tutoring
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As a tutor and college counselor at GE College Prep, I provided academic, admissions, college, and career counseling for students to help organize their curriculums, study skills, proofread college application essays from the initial drafts to the final edits, mock interviews, & proofreading resumes. All my... See Ron's full profile

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

Near Irvine, CA

UC Berkeley Grad, Physician for College/Med School/Residency Guidance

I'd love to be your next best (medical) friend and trusted advisor in your college, med school, or residency application process! What I would like to offer: - College, Medical School, Residency Application Guidance and Mentorship - Primary and Secondary/School-Specific Essay Proofreading/Editing... See Vicki's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (10)
50 hours tutoring
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I'd love to be your next best (medical) friend and trusted advisor in your college, med school, or residency application process! What I would like to offer: - College, Medical School, Residency Application Guidance and Mentorship - Primary and Secondary/School-Specific Essay Proofreading/Editing... See Vicki's full profile

Daniel T. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Daniel T.
65/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Skilled Writer and Editor for All Ages

I have worked with ESL students, AVID students, and honors students to help hone their writing. I am also a reader at the UCLA Alumni Association who reviews scholarship essays. See Daniel's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (300)
1,216 hours tutoring
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I have worked with ESL students, AVID students, and honors students to help hone their writing. I am also a reader at the UCLA Alumni Association who reviews scholarship essays. See Daniel's full profile

Connor B. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Connor B.
40/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Writing Tutor/Editor Specializing in College Essay-writing

I have been proofreading and editing academic essays and personal projects for friends and colleagues for years. I do my best when editing to help direct their writing towards a sharper, more realized version of their own voice. My favorite thing is to help people see how well they can write. See Connor's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (106)
369 hours tutoring
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I have been proofreading and editing academic essays and personal projects for friends and colleagues for years. I do my best when editing to help direct their writing towards a sharper, more realized version of their own voice. My favorite thing is to help people see how well they can write. See Connor's full profile

Candice T. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Candice T.
75/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Experienced, Positive AP and IB Biology Teacher. IA and EE help, too!

I have also taught Academic and Honors Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, and Algebra 1. I also help with IB Internal Assessments (IA) and Extended Essays (EE). I have successfully supported over 200 students! I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UC Riverside where my focus was in... See Candice's full profile

75/hour
4.9 (73)
122 hours tutoring
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I have also taught Academic and Honors Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, and Algebra 1. I also help with IB Internal Assessments (IA) and Extended Essays (EE). I have successfully supported over 200 students! I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UC Riverside where my focus was in... See Candice's full profile

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

Irvine, CA

UNMATCHED Professional English Services

The new SAT essay is very similar, foundationally, to the rhetorical analysis essay in the AP Language and Composition exam. As I am well-versed in rhetorical constructs and fully appreciate their relevance to informed thinking, the SAT essay is a joy to teach. See Phoebe's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (3160)
10,423 hours tutoring
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The new SAT essay is very similar, foundationally, to the rhetorical analysis essay in the AP Language and Composition exam. As I am well-versed in rhetorical constructs and fully appreciate their relevance to informed thinking, the SAT essay is a joy to teach. See Phoebe's full profile

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

Near Irvine, CA

College Prep + Admissions Essays Coach, Deep Springs College Graduate

This is especially relevant for college applications, because admissions offices look for essays that are irreplaceable and hard to forget. Each year, they read scores of essays from impressive applicants with impressive achievements. And yet, the essays by and large sound mostly the same. It’s... See Henrik's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (45)
152 hours tutoring
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This is especially relevant for college applications, because admissions offices look for essays that are irreplaceable and hard to forget. Each year, they read scores of essays from impressive applicants with impressive achievements. And yet, the essays by and large sound mostly the same. It’s... See Henrik's full profile

Kit K. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kit K.
65/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Tutor experienced in math, physics, & more. K-12 & college level

If you’re having trouble with Physics, I can pass on these methods to you. I’ve always enjoyed writing, and I tutor in English for anyone that needs help writing essays. I’ll show you how to give your teacher exactly what they’re looking for, and teach you useful techniques that you can carry with you as... See Kit's full profile

65/hour
4.8 (26)
117 hours tutoring
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If you’re having trouble with Physics, I can pass on these methods to you. I’ve always enjoyed writing, and I tutor in English for anyone that needs help writing essays. I’ll show you how to give your teacher exactly what they’re looking for, and teach you useful techniques that you can carry with you as... See Kit's full profile

Eric B. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eric B.
75/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Grader for Biggest Essay Contest in the World, 9+ years of experience

I have helped a couple of my students earn As on their college-level papers. I have over 200 hours of experience helping K-college students with their writing. Over the last few years, I have graded over 2,500 essays in the largest essay contest in the world. During my undergraduate years, I took... See Eric's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (132)
496 hours tutoring
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I have helped a couple of my students earn As on their college-level papers. I have over 200 hours of experience helping K-college students with their writing. Over the last few years, I have graded over 2,500 essays in the largest essay contest in the world. During my undergraduate years, I took... See Eric's full profile

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

Near Irvine, CA

UCLA Instructor / SAT ACT Expert

They just need to know the 10 major grammar rules that are showcased on the SAT. I help students focus on these to increase their scores. Students must also recognize the difference between an SAT essay and a school essay. My guidelines will make the essay easy--even for mediocre writers. I have a... See Michael's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (123)
492 hours tutoring
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They just need to know the 10 major grammar rules that are showcased on the SAT. I help students focus on these to increase their scores. Students must also recognize the difference between an SAT essay and a school essay. My guidelines will make the essay easy--even for mediocre writers. I have a... See Michael's full profile

Eliana V. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eliana V.
50/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Experienced Biochemistry B.S. Specializing in Math, English, Chemistry

It is my goal to help you take the mystery out of math. In English, I have extensive experience writing essays, long and short, and also specialize in helping students understand grammar and vocabulary. Writing, especially essays, can be daunting, but I want to help you learn to find joy in it and write... See Eliana's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (30)
104 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
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It is my goal to help you take the mystery out of math. In English, I have extensive experience writing essays, long and short, and also specialize in helping students understand grammar and vocabulary. Writing, especially essays, can be daunting, but I want to help you learn to find joy in it and write... See Eliana's full profile

V. Barbara M. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
V. Barbara M.
70/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Reading Spec'list: ADD/ADHD/Dyslexia/IEP; Math;Writing;ESL

I have a "bag of tricks" that always inspire math-challenged students. PROOFREADING/EDITING : Collaboration on any/all phases of academic writing, including: essays, reflections, narratives, double-entry journals, Masters' theses, books, blogs, and articles; from topic... See V. Barbara's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (272)
3,003 hours tutoring
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I have a "bag of tricks" that always inspire math-challenged students. PROOFREADING/EDITING : Collaboration on any/all phases of academic writing, including: essays, reflections, narratives, double-entry journals, Masters' theses, books, blogs, and articles; from topic... See V. Barbara's full profile

Patricia S. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Patricia S.
45/hour

Near Irvine, CA

Experienced Spanish tutor from Spain.

In the past, I also worked as a Spanish high school teacher in the United States. I can tutor any level of Spanish, as well as other subjects such as World and European History, essay writing, and English. In the past, I also taught Spanish and English at various European countries such as Sweden, Belgium and... See Patricia's full profile

45/hour
4.6 (8)
94 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
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In the past, I also worked as a Spanish high school teacher in the United States. I can tutor any level of Spanish, as well as other subjects such as World and European History, essay writing, and English. In the past, I also taught Spanish and English at various European countries such as Sweden, Belgium and... See Patricia's full profile

Hassan A. Near Irvine, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hassan A.
40/hour

Near Irvine, CA

College App Essay Tutor

As an English Language Arts faculty at two international colleges, I have mentored 100+ students, helping them to hone their writing skills and articulate who they want to be with more impact and confidence. I offer support at all stages of the college application essay writing process: brainstorming, outlining,... See Hassan's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (29)
83 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
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As an English Language Arts faculty at two international colleges, I have mentored 100+ students, helping them to hone their writing skills and articulate who they want to be with more impact and confidence. I offer support at all stages of the college application essay writing process: brainstorming, outlining,... See Hassan's full profile

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