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The Best college essay Tutors in Montclair, CA

13 Montclair private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in Montclair

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Eric O.
125/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Professor and Professional College Counselor

I advise students on how to select colleges that would be a good fit for them, how to optimize their high school curriculum and activities to make themselves more attractive to colleges, and what admissions counselors are looking for in college essays. I also discuss the basics of financial aid and how they factor... read more

125/hour
5.0 (254)
927 hours tutoring
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I advise students on how to select colleges that would be a good fit for them, how to optimize their high school curriculum and activities to make themselves more attractive to colleges, and what admissions counselors are looking for in college essays. I also discuss the basics of financial aid and how they factor... read more

Cynthia L.
45/hour

Near Montclair, CA

SAT/ACT Math and English Test Prep Tutor

Cynthia has over 15 years of experience as a professional tutor working for several tutoring services in Orange and Los Angeles Counties. She specializes in SAT and ACT test preparation, high school math, and college/ high school literature and language arts studies. She additionally provides assistance with... read more

45/hour
4.8 (345)
1,320 hours tutoring
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Cynthia has over 15 years of experience as a professional tutor working for several tutoring services in Orange and Los Angeles Counties. She specializes in SAT and ACT test preparation, high school math, and college/ high school literature and language arts studies. She additionally provides assistance with... read more

Alma C.
40/hour

Near Montclair, CA

K-6 Math & Reading Tutor Using Behavior Learning Strategies

Please contact me with any questions, concerns or to schedule our sessions. I tutored K-6 on science lessons on and off for 10 years. I have a bachelor's degree in Psychology. I also edited and proofread college entrance essays for high school seniors and I have a Bachelor's degree in English... read more

40/hour
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Please contact me with any questions, concerns or to schedule our sessions. I tutored K-6 on science lessons on and off for 10 years. I have a bachelor's degree in Psychology. I also edited and proofread college entrance essays for high school seniors and I have a Bachelor's degree in English... read more

MaryAlison W.
50/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Credentialed Teacher + Elementary, Spanish, & Reading Skills Tutor

I can help you navigate the process from the basic college search, as you decide what schools make the most sense for you, to the actual application, assisting you with confusing application questions and college essay topics and revisions. read more

50/hour
4.9 (87)
517 hours tutoring
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I can help you navigate the process from the basic college search, as you decide what schools make the most sense for you, to the actual application, assisting you with confusing application questions and college essay topics and revisions. read more

James M.
40/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Berkeley grad with a doctorate

I've published two books and over twenty articles, so I'm at home in the world of English prose. I also have three degrees in higher education, so I'm used to crafting academic papers. I've helped students write college essays, grad school applications, and term papers, and I'm always... read more

40/hour
5.0 (374)
791 hours tutoring
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I've published two books and over twenty articles, so I'm at home in the world of English prose. I also have three degrees in higher education, so I'm used to crafting academic papers. I've helped students write college essays, grad school applications, and term papers, and I'm always... read more

Jessie W.
80/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Cornell Graduate helped many students to get into top US colleges!

If you are a rising 12th grader, I will help you to choose the right schools and majors based on your personality, and career goal. I think it's critical to have a stellar college application essays that the admission committees can easily connect with you and get to know who you are besides the... read more

80/hour
5.0 (3)
10 hours tutoring
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If you are a rising 12th grader, I will help you to choose the right schools and majors based on your personality, and career goal. I think it's critical to have a stellar college application essays that the admission committees can easily connect with you and get to know who you are besides the... read more

Anne K.
50/hour

Near Montclair, CA

A Top English Tutor

Results-oriented and efficient. Experience with tutoring international students. SUBJECTS Writing, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Literature from basic level, to high school & college, Study Skills, Exam Essays, Application Essays, and Proofreading/Editing. TEST PREPARATION PSAT, PACT, SSAT/ISEE, HSPT, SAT, ACT, AP,... read more

50/hour
4.8 (542)
1,611 hours tutoring
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Results-oriented and efficient. Experience with tutoring international students. SUBJECTS Writing, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Literature from basic level, to high school & college, Study Skills, Exam Essays, Application Essays, and Proofreading/Editing. TEST PREPARATION PSAT, PACT, SSAT/ISEE, HSPT, SAT, ACT, AP,... read more

Nancy V.
40/hour

Near Montclair, CA

MS in Education and Published Writer Helping Children and Adults

Though my schedule has rapidly started filling up, I am leaving my profile visible for those needing temporary assistance, such as the proofing or wording of college essays or help with MS Office related assignments. The weekly repeat tutoring spots do appear solidly booked at this point. Please let me know if... read more

40/hour
5.0 (391)
1,826 hours tutoring
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Though my schedule has rapidly started filling up, I am leaving my profile visible for those needing temporary assistance, such as the proofing or wording of college essays or help with MS Office related assignments. The weekly repeat tutoring spots do appear solidly booked at this point. Please let me know if... read more

Nirali K.
25/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Experienced SAT verbal tutor specializing in English

I have worked closely with many students to raise their SAT or ACT scores so they can go on to pursue their goals. I have also worked with students on college applications and essays. I have worked in classroom settings with large groups of students and with individual students as well. I am currently a... read more

25/hour
5.0 (3)
11 hours tutoring
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I have worked closely with many students to raise their SAT or ACT scores so they can go on to pursue their goals. I have also worked with students on college applications and essays. I have worked in classroom settings with large groups of students and with individual students as well. I am currently a... read more

Carrian S.
40/hour

Near Montclair, CA

Experienced Tutor, Specializing in English and ESL

I worked on everything from rhetorical analyses to technical writing for business to personal statements and research papers. I also spent two semesters in an online tutoring program for high school students to submit drafts of their college admissions essays for commentary. They could then make revisions... read more

40/hour
1 hours tutoring
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I worked on everything from rhetorical analyses to technical writing for business to personal statements and research papers. I also spent two semesters in an online tutoring program for high school students to submit drafts of their college admissions essays for commentary. They could then make revisions... read more

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