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The Best essay Tutors in Piedmont, Oakland, CA

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Jason H.
100/hour

San Francisco, CA

Highly Experienced Tutor

...the college application process. I assist students with developing and editing their personal statements and supplemental essays while counseling and preparing students for the transition to college life. ... read more

100/hour
4.9 (44)
107 hours tutoring
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...the college application process. I assist students with developing and editing their personal statements and supplemental essays while counseling and preparing students for the transition to college life. ... read more

Jeremy M.
95/hour

San Francisco, CA

Stanford Writing Tutor Knowledgable on Variety of Writing Styles

I work with students to understand general writing principles and techniques that will help their future essay composition as well as improve their current writings. I have taught a variety of writing styles including, but not limited to... read more

95/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
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I work with students to understand general writing principles and techniques that will help their future essay composition as well as improve their current writings. I have taught a variety of writing styles including, but not limited to... read more

Rana B.
45/hour

Pleasant Hill, CA

Law School Professor and Bar Exam Tutor

... classes at my former law school. Each week we go over at least one topic that is tested on the bar and apply it to the essays. We also review approaches and tactics for the MBE and performance test portion of the exam.... read more

45/hour
5.0 (7)
16 hours tutoring
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... classes at my former law school. Each week we go over at least one topic that is tested on the bar and apply it to the essays. We also review approaches and tactics for the MBE and performance test portion of the exam.... read more

Loren G.
20/hour

Berkeley, CA

Academic Essay Assistance: Research Skills, Editing, Proofreading

I have worked as a research assistant for two professors at Mills College, one in Social Sciences and the other in Letters. I reviewed their writing and researched supporting sources, and provided proofreading and editing services. I have... read more

20/hour
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I have worked as a research assistant for two professors at Mills College, one in Social Sciences and the other in Letters. I reviewed their writing and researched supporting sources, and provided proofreading and editing services. I have... read more

Nick S.
55/hour

Oakland, CA

Tutoring with a Graduate of Yale Law School

I understand that applying for law school can be super stressful, so as an extra service I would also be happy to take a look at your personal statement, short essay, statement of intent, or any other part of the application. read more

55/hour
4.9 (78)
735 hours tutoring
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I understand that applying for law school can be super stressful, so as an extra service I would also be happy to take a look at your personal statement, short essay, statement of intent, or any other part of the application. read more

Sarah R.
30/hour

Berkeley, CA

Experienced Essay Writing Tutor

Before that, I proofread books going to print as an intern at DK Books. I also have a great deal of experience writing and editing academic essays. I know how to work thoroughly and quickly; these are skills I can help students cultivate as... read more

30/hour
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Before that, I proofread books going to print as an intern at DK Books. I also have a great deal of experience writing and editing academic essays. I know how to work thoroughly and quickly; these are skills I can help students cultivate as... read more

Janet B.
35/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced editor and proofreader specializing in academic documents

Do you need someone to help you with your homework, essay, resume, article, or other document? I can help! I proofread and edit a wide range of documents, including essays, academic papers, business documents (business plans,... read more

35/hour
4.9 (1033)
3,045 hours tutoring
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Do you need someone to help you with your homework, essay, resume, article, or other document? I can help! I proofread and edit a wide range of documents, including essays, academic papers, business documents (business plans,... read more

Eric M.
50/hour

Walnut Creek, CA

English, Writing Tutor Extraordinaire; Patient and Knowledgeable.

I have always loved writing and teaching. I have published some of my essays and poetry and have been teaching and tutoring English and ESL for many years. I have worked, as well, as a social worker. I tutored English and ESL for the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (345)
639 hours tutoring
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I have always loved writing and teaching. I have published some of my essays and poetry and have been teaching and tutoring English and ESL for many years. I have worked, as well, as a social worker. I tutored English and ESL for the... read more

Tracy R.
60/hour

Berkeley, CA

Experienced Writing and SAT/ACT Test Prep Instructor

I offer personalized, high quality SAT/ACT verbal and writing sessions, as well as essay/literature responses and editing. SAT/ACT sessions include reading and essay strategies designed to maximize students'... read more

60/hour
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I offer personalized, high quality SAT/ACT verbal and writing sessions, as well as essay/literature responses and editing. SAT/ACT sessions include reading and essay strategies designed to maximize students'... read more

Marissa F.
95/hour

San Francisco, CA

Ivy League Grad with a Masters in Ed and Four Wheel Drive

I have worked for the past five years with students helping them select which colleges to apply to. Additionally, I aid them through the application process as well as helping them craft powerful application essays. All of my students... read more

95/hour
4.7 (105)
464 hours tutoring
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I have worked for the past five years with students helping them select which colleges to apply to. Additionally, I aid them through the application process as well as helping them craft powerful application essays. All of my students... read more

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