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The Best college application Tutors in Plano, TX

15 Plano private college application tutors / Find the best local college application tutor in Plano

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Cece J.
70/hour

Plano, TX

On the judges panel scholarship essay board

I am part of my local elementary school's scholarship committee for college applications. I have read many essays and know what to look for in a strong paper. I can help you to brainstorm and perfect your essays for school, college applications, scholarships, as well as to perfect your resumes and... read more

70/hour
4.9 (25)
56 hours tutoring
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I am part of my local elementary school's scholarship committee for college applications. I have read many essays and know what to look for in a strong paper. I can help you to brainstorm and perfect your essays for school, college applications, scholarships, as well as to perfect your resumes and... read more

Arlene C.
75/hour

Near Plano, TX

Ivy Grad and Certified Teacher for Test Prep, Admission Essays, ELA

In my previous role at a local test prep company, I have created student-facing essay workshops, trained college essay staff and provided approval on final drafts, and guided students through the college application process. Former students have gained admission to DUKE, Northeastern, UT Austin, and highly... read more

75/hour
5.0 (3)
3 hours tutoring
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In my previous role at a local test prep company, I have created student-facing essay workshops, trained college essay staff and provided approval on final drafts, and guided students through the college application process. Former students have gained admission to DUKE, Northeastern, UT Austin, and highly... read more

Gerald H.
40/hour

Near Plano, TX

Master teacher specializing in writing, public speaking, reading

The writing assignments that I have taught include the following: the persuasive essay, the synthesis essay, the research paper, the college application essay, the SAT Writing essay. All writing is persuasive by nature. Since the purpose of writing is communication, we writers want to ensure our readers understand... read more

40/hour
4.9 (186)
1,210 hours tutoring
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The writing assignments that I have taught include the following: the persuasive essay, the synthesis essay, the research paper, the college application essay, the SAT Writing essay. All writing is persuasive by nature. Since the purpose of writing is communication, we writers want to ensure our readers understand... read more

Shelby D.
40/hour

Near Plano, TX

Junior at the Wharton School at UPenn

I am currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school. I am very familiar with the college application process, as I have received admission to a number of Top 20 schools, including Duke, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, UChicago, etc. I specialize in helping reviewing/editing essays.... read more

40/hour
5.0 (14)
71 hours tutoring
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I am currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school. I am very familiar with the college application process, as I have received admission to a number of Top 20 schools, including Duke, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, UChicago, etc. I specialize in helping reviewing/editing essays.... read more

Paul W.
90/hour

Near Plano, TX

Harvard grad for PSAT prep

I have helped many students improve their PSAT scores, which can help qualify for National Merit scholarships, and is a good "dress rehearsal" for taking the SAT for college applications. read more

90/hour
4.9 (452)
3,045 hours tutoring
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I have helped many students improve their PSAT scores, which can help qualify for National Merit scholarships, and is a good "dress rehearsal" for taking the SAT for college applications. read more

Jillian D.
100/hour

Near Plano, TX

Columbia Grad, PhD in Rhetoric: AP Language, AP Lit, College Essays

I have taught English for ten years and have helped many of my students in the college application process. read more

100/hour
5.0 (769)
2,202 hours tutoring
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I have taught English for ten years and have helped many of my students in the college application process. read more

Bahram J.
59/hour

Near Plano, TX

PhD in Computer Science, Frisco ISD full-time Computer Science Teacher

..., in which talented students get prepared (through advanced lectures and practices) to compete in programming contests, and make a perfect resume for college applications.... read more

59/hour
5.0 (173)
458 hours tutoring
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..., in which talented students get prepared (through advanced lectures and practices) to compete in programming contests, and make a perfect resume for college applications.... read more

Robert P.
60/hour

Near Plano, TX

College Application? Scholarship Essays? Retired Dean Knows the Ropes.

I love teaching and tutoring. In fact, I so enjoy working with young thinkers that when I was in my forties, I went back to college and earned a Ph.D. Finally, I lived my dream of teaching full-time in a major university, and I even served as an associate dean in charge of student advising. So what? So now I have... read more

60/hour
5.0 (1)
6 hours tutoring
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I love teaching and tutoring. In fact, I so enjoy working with young thinkers that when I was in my forties, I went back to college and earned a Ph.D. Finally, I lived my dream of teaching full-time in a major university, and I even served as an associate dean in charge of student advising. So what? So now I have... read more

Fiona M.
70/hour

Plano, TX

Humanities, SAT/ACT, and Piano Tutor

...English, writing, history, government, and foreign language (French and Spanish), I also specialize in preparing students for college through SAT, ACT, and college application essay prep. More recently, I have begun taking on piano students, as my lifelong study and practice of the piano has left me with a passion for sharing... read more

70/hour
4.9 (99)
190 hours tutoring
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...English, writing, history, government, and foreign language (French and Spanish), I also specialize in preparing students for college through SAT, ACT, and college application essay prep. More recently, I have begun taking on piano students, as my lifelong study and practice of the piano has left me with a passion for sharing... read more

Rohit P.
40/hour

Near Plano, TX

Experienced in College Readiness

Additionally, I taught as a freshman seminar instructor and have multiple years of experience with college readiness programs. The focus of these programs was to help students gain the skills to transition from high school to college, which included understanding the college application process, how to get... read more

40/hour
5.0 (30)
61 hours tutoring
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Additionally, I taught as a freshman seminar instructor and have multiple years of experience with college readiness programs. The focus of these programs was to help students gain the skills to transition from high school to college, which included understanding the college application process, how to get... read more

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