In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find college essay tutors in Newton, MA

Pay-as-you-go private college essay tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best college essay Tutors in Newton, MA

75 Newton private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in Newton

See more experts ›
Skylar F.
50/hour

Near Newton, MA

Ace your college essays and writing assignments!

I have an extensive writing background as a journalism major, writer for my university's newspaper, and recipient of a fellowship in journalism. I specialize in essay writing, for college essays and otherwise. I help students in all stages of their essay production from brainstorming ideas to synthesizing... read more

50/hour
5.0 (3)
15 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have an extensive writing background as a journalism major, writer for my university's newspaper, and recipient of a fellowship in journalism. I specialize in essay writing, for college essays and otherwise. I help students in all stages of their essay production from brainstorming ideas to synthesizing... read more

Jonathan P.
90/hour

Near Newton, MA

Articulate Yale Grad with Strengths in STEM Subjects and Humanities

I work partly as a free-lance writer. I've worked with students helping them to develop college essays as well as helping them to prepare for the ACT and SAT writing sections. read more

90/hour
4.9 (388)
1,767 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I work partly as a free-lance writer. I've worked with students helping them to develop college essays as well as helping them to prepare for the ACT and SAT writing sections. read more

Samantha F.
65/hour

Near Newton, MA

Patient, Passionate Educator, 10+ Years Experience, Fulbright Scholar

I enjoy guiding students through all aspects of the college application process: application organization, brainstorming and editing personal essays, portfolio preparation, resume review, mock interviews, etc. I work closely with students to develop Common App and supplemental college essays that present their... read more

65/hour
5.0 (103)
189 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I enjoy guiding students through all aspects of the college application process: application organization, brainstorming and editing personal essays, portfolio preparation, resume review, mock interviews, etc. I work closely with students to develop Common App and supplemental college essays that present their... read more

Josh B.
100/hour

Near Newton, MA

LSAT and Admissions Essays Tutoring by Harvard Law School Student

I'm Josh B. and I am a student at Harvard Law School. I previously graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from NYU. In the last 12 years, I've had the opportunity to teach and tutor students in numerous subjects, ranging from music theory to geometry. This experience has given me a strong ability to discern... read more

100/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I'm Josh B. and I am a student at Harvard Law School. I previously graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from NYU. In the last 12 years, I've had the opportunity to teach and tutor students in numerous subjects, ranging from music theory to geometry. This experience has given me a strong ability to discern... read more

Gabrielle M.
35/hour

Near Newton, MA

College Adviser with College Advising Corps

My goal is to support primarily first-generation, low-income students in applying to schools or choosing appropriate alternatives. I've received 200+ hours of training in college list building, financial aid/scholarships, reviewing college essays and more. Since beginning this position in the fall,... read more

35/hour
5.0 (8)
14 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

My goal is to support primarily first-generation, low-income students in applying to schools or choosing appropriate alternatives. I've received 200+ hours of training in college list building, financial aid/scholarships, reviewing college essays and more. Since beginning this position in the fall,... read more

Sabrina K.
35/hour

Near Newton, MA

College Essays

I have been involved in editing college essays, specifically supplementals and common app. I have taught classes on how to apply to college for about 2 years read more

35/hour
5.0 (8)
32 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have been involved in editing college essays, specifically supplementals and common app. I have taught classes on how to apply to college for about 2 years read more

Steve M.
175/hour

Near Newton, MA

SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT. PhD w/15 years exp. In-person or Online sessions

Hi! I'm Steve, I live in Newton, MA, and I've spent nearly 15 years coaching students and adults in academic areas ranging from test prep to college/grad school application essays, personal statements, and professional and academic grant proposals. My background is extensive--I received a PhD in archaeology in London,... read more

175/hour
5.0 (19)
222 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Hi! I'm Steve, I live in Newton, MA, and I've spent nearly 15 years coaching students and adults in academic areas ranging from test prep to college/grad school application essays, personal statements, and professional and academic grant proposals. My background is extensive--I received a PhD in archaeology in London,... read more

Nancy N.
180/hour

Near Newton, MA

Engaged, Experienced Teacher of English, History, AP, Test Prep, ELL

As a college professor and high school tutor, I have worked extensively with high school students to improve their English skills in writing, grammar, vocabulary acquisition, and reading comprehension in preparation for taking the ACT and SAT. I have also tutored students in how to write a winning college essay,... read more

180/hour
5.0 (272)
995 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

As a college professor and high school tutor, I have worked extensively with high school students to improve their English skills in writing, grammar, vocabulary acquisition, and reading comprehension in preparation for taking the ACT and SAT. I have also tutored students in how to write a winning college essay,... read more

Ryan E.
50/hour

Near Newton, MA

Medical Doctorate Student

To get to where I am today, I've written multiple personal statements/college application essays. I wrote a significant amount during college as I was a Poverty Studies Minor and elected to take creative writing courses, such as the American Short Story and Introduction to Poetry. I earned all... read more

50/hour
5.0 (13)
17 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

To get to where I am today, I've written multiple personal statements/college application essays. I wrote a significant amount during college as I was a Poverty Studies Minor and elected to take creative writing courses, such as the American Short Story and Introduction to Poetry. I earned all... read more

Tara S.
150/hour

Near Newton, MA

Fulbright Scholar, Northwestern Grad: College Essays & More

I’m here to help you write successful applications, which will unlock opportunities and advance your career. Whether you’re working on a college essay, a grant application, or an English paper, I’ll help you leverage the power of writing and discover your inner Hemingway. About Me After graduating from... read more

150/hour
5.0 (605)
2,025 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I’m here to help you write successful applications, which will unlock opportunities and advance your career. Whether you’re working on a college essay, a grant application, or an English paper, I’ll help you leverage the power of writing and discover your inner Hemingway. About Me After graduating from... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private college essay tutoring lessons

Tutors on Wyzant Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

Tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $88
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets