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Jesse S.
100/hour

Experienced and Engaging Educator--SAT, ACT, AP English, College Essay

As an undergrad, I had the good fortune to study abroad in Oxford, England. It was there that I had one of my most significant educational experiences while studying poetry with Dr. Robert Osborn. It became clear to me that education was... read more

100/hour
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2,751 hours tutoring
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As an undergrad, I had the good fortune to study abroad in Oxford, England. It was there that I had one of my most significant educational experiences while studying poetry with Dr. Robert Osborn. It became clear to me that education was... read more

Geoff P.
45/hour

Writing Tutor for Secondary School & College Students

Fees Initial interview sessions (30 minutes) are free -- to answer questions, etc., and see if we would be a good match. Hourly rates -- $45/hr. for poetry reading/analysis; $50/hr. for poetry writing -- negotiable... read more

45/hour
5.0 (74)
229 hours tutoring
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Fees Initial interview sessions (30 minutes) are free -- to answer questions, etc., and see if we would be a good match. Hourly rates -- $45/hr. for poetry reading/analysis; $50/hr. for poetry writing -- negotiable... read more

Nathan A.
80/hour

College Application Essay Coach

...subject since 2008. I have a bachelor's degree in Literature, and my doctoral dissertation deals with American literature and poetry.... read more

80/hour
5.0 (59)
120 hours tutoring
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...subject since 2008. I have a bachelor's degree in Literature, and my doctoral dissertation deals with American literature and poetry.... read more

Claire S.
45/hour

An English Tutor, for All Your Language and Literature Needs!

...through the University of Southern Maine's low residency MFA Creative Writing program. I'm well-versed in British prose and poetry from the 19th and 20th centuries, have a background in English linguistics, and am an extremely knowledgeable writer of... read more

45/hour
5.0 (504)
1,339 hours tutoring
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...through the University of Southern Maine's low residency MFA Creative Writing program. I'm well-versed in British prose and poetry from the 19th and 20th centuries, have a background in English linguistics, and am an extremely knowledgeable writer of... read more

Sylvie M.
59/hour

Enthusiastic and Creative French Tutor

-As a volunteer judge for the American Association of Teachers of French for three years, I am also aware of French contests contents. I can help with guided speaking, prose and poetry reading exercises which improve pronunciation for... read more

59/hour
5.0 (1706)
3,412 hours tutoring
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-As a volunteer judge for the American Association of Teachers of French for three years, I am also aware of French contests contents. I can help with guided speaking, prose and poetry reading exercises which improve pronunciation for... read more

Susan-Skye B.
50/hour

Tutor for voice & piano, math, reading, handcrafts, & computer skills

I have written poetry, essays, and novels all of my life. I have won awards for my writing. I have performed my poetry live on several occasions to acclaim. read more

50/hour
4.9 (342)
1,097 hours tutoring
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I have written poetry, essays, and novels all of my life. I have won awards for my writing. I have performed my poetry live on several occasions to acclaim. read more

John S.
95/hour

Columbia Grad with PhD in Literature (Emory '12)

Published translator of Spanish poetry, former Spanish-English interpretation volunteer at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD read more

95/hour
5.0 (52)
125 hours tutoring
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Published translator of Spanish poetry, former Spanish-English interpretation volunteer at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD read more

Mason G.
86/hour

Online Calculus, Physics, SAT, ACT, English Specialist

I have a minor in English-Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. I have designed and taught writing curriculum for students and adults with the UA Poetry Center. read more

86/hour
5.0 (1241)
3,591 hours tutoring
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I have a minor in English-Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. I have designed and taught writing curriculum for students and adults with the UA Poetry Center. read more

Anna R.
35/hour

Master's student able to tutor a wide variety of subjects

2nd year MLIS degree B. A. in English Literature with Honors 1 English publication English thesis in Romantic Poetry read more

35/hour
4.7 (30)
79 hours tutoring
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2nd year MLIS degree B. A. in English Literature with Honors 1 English publication English thesis in Romantic Poetry read more

Stacey M.
70/hour

Admissions Essay Editor for College and Graduate Personal Statements

BA in English and Creative Writing, specialty in screen writing, stage writing, poetry, novels, blogs, newspaper articles, and comedy writing. read more

70/hour
4.9 (172)
287 hours tutoring
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BA in English and Creative Writing, specialty in screen writing, stage writing, poetry, novels, blogs, newspaper articles, and comedy writing. read more

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