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The Best Writing Tutors in Oakland, CA

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Kenneth O.
60/hour

Near Oakland, CA

PhD Candidate in English with Half a Decade of Tutoring Experience

As a PhD student in English, I use my lifelong skill as a writer to help others succeed. I teach writing and literature classes at Harvard and Northeastern University, and tutor graduates, undergraduates, and high schoolers as well. Prior to my graduate studies, I scored a perfect 800 on the SAT Writing,... read more

60/hour
4.9 (39)
22 hours tutoring Writing out of 85 hours
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As a PhD student in English, I use my lifelong skill as a writer to help others succeed. I teach writing and literature classes at Harvard and Northeastern University, and tutor graduates, undergraduates, and high schoolers as well. Prior to my graduate studies, I scored a perfect 800 on the SAT Writing,... read more

Jim B.
20/hour

Oakland, CA

ESL

I have a TESOL Certificate from UC Riverside, experience teaching other subjects at a corporate level, and experience working with new arrivals. I am a retired Systems Analyst, and I want to start a new adventure. I studied English and Theater at UCLA then transferred to CSU East Bay where I received a B.A. in Liberal... read more

20/hour
4.5 (4)
10 hours tutoring
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I have a TESOL Certificate from UC Riverside, experience teaching other subjects at a corporate level, and experience working with new arrivals. I am a retired Systems Analyst, and I want to start a new adventure. I studied English and Theater at UCLA then transferred to CSU East Bay where I received a B.A. in Liberal... read more

Joseph N.
75/hour

Oakland, CA

Professor of English with MFA in Writing and Poetics

I have 6+ years of writing instruction and tutoring experience in Colorado and California. read more

75/hour
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I have 6+ years of writing instruction and tutoring experience in Colorado and California. read more

Marshal Y.
65/hour

Oakland, CA

Yale History graduate with Kaplan teaching credential

After working with me in Reading and Writing, an ESL community college student improved her grades dramatically, matriculated to USF where she received Cum Laude Honors, and eventually earned an auditing position at PwC. I've had similar success tutoring 1st generation grade school children in English... read more

65/hour
4.2 (13)
82 hours tutoring
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After working with me in Reading and Writing, an ESL community college student improved her grades dramatically, matriculated to USF where she received Cum Laude Honors, and eventually earned an auditing position at PwC. I've had similar success tutoring 1st generation grade school children in English... read more

Susannah W.
35/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Improve Your Writing & Analysis Skills!

I am qualified to teach writing because I am a professional, award-winning grant writer, former journalist and English teacher. I have a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Writing from UC Berkeley and currently serve as grant writer for the Armenian Women's Archives and Actors Ensemble of Berkeley.... read more

35/hour
4.8 (196)
370 hours tutoring Writing out of 562 hours
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I am qualified to teach writing because I am a professional, award-winning grant writer, former journalist and English teacher. I have a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Writing from UC Berkeley and currently serve as grant writer for the Armenian Women's Archives and Actors Ensemble of Berkeley.... read more

John R.
70/hour

Oakland, CA

Tutoring Homeschooling

I have been tutoring homeschoolers for many years. They have ranged from kindergarten age to the high school level. We have developed a complete curriculum for Arabic, English, writing, logic, rhetoric, Islamic studies, history, and philosophy for homeschoolers. Homeschooling is far superior to public... read more

70/hour
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I have been tutoring homeschoolers for many years. They have ranged from kindergarten age to the high school level. We have developed a complete curriculum for Arabic, English, writing, logic, rhetoric, Islamic studies, history, and philosophy for homeschoolers. Homeschooling is far superior to public... read more

Amy M.
55/hour

Oakland, CA

Language Arts Professional With 15+ Years Teaching Experience

I absolutely love working with children and young adults. My work will improve writing techniques in functional, structural and creative writing (including essay writing and basic writing skills), reading and comprehension, and utilize many writing techniques designed to increase... read more

55/hour
5.0 (5)
4 hours tutoring Writing out of 8 hours
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I absolutely love working with children and young adults. My work will improve writing techniques in functional, structural and creative writing (including essay writing and basic writing skills), reading and comprehension, and utilize many writing techniques designed to increase... read more

Amber S.
115/hour

Oakland, CA

Learn the keys to good writing from an experienced professional!

Writing and editing are integral parts of my work. I also served as an editor on two separate student journals, published an article while in grad school, and had four separate professors request to use papers I wrote as examples for future classes. read more

115/hour
4.9 (103)
7 hours tutoring Writing out of 346 hours
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Writing and editing are integral parts of my work. I also served as an editor on two separate student journals, published an article while in grad school, and had four separate professors request to use papers I wrote as examples for future classes. read more

Suzanne R.
80/hour

Oakland, CA

Creative and Inspiring Tutor: English, History, Writing, Test Prep

In addition to tutoring, I earn my living as a writer. I am expert at research and paper writing, and also have solid experience in helping students to write everything from cover letters, to statements of purpose, to theses. read more

80/hour
4.9 (81)
119 hours tutoring Writing out of 741 hours
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In addition to tutoring, I earn my living as a writer. I am expert at research and paper writing, and also have solid experience in helping students to write everything from cover letters, to statements of purpose, to theses. read more

Alyssa M.
120/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Experienced Math and Organization Tutor

I am a math/reading/writing and organizational skills tutor for students from kindergarten to college. A little bit about me: In May 2015, I graduated summa cum laude from the Dominican University of California, where I earned a BA in Liberal Studies/Teacher Education, a minor in mathematics and... read more

120/hour
5.0 (172)
108 hours tutoring Writing out of 1,018 hours
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I am a math/reading/writing and organizational skills tutor for students from kindergarten to college. A little bit about me: In May 2015, I graduated summa cum laude from the Dominican University of California, where I earned a BA in Liberal Studies/Teacher Education, a minor in mathematics and... read more

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Oakland Writing Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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