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The Best college essay Tutors in Sacramento, CA

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Sam K.
60/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

Worked at College Counseling Clubs

I have worked with many high school students to help them with their college applications and essays. I am a part of a club at my university where we help local high school students with college mentoring. read more

60/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
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I have worked with many high school students to help them with their college applications and essays. I am a part of a club at my university where we help local high school students with college mentoring. read more

Midori S.
30/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

Journalist and writing coach specializing in essays and writing

Hi! My name is Midori and I really want to help you to feel more confident about your communication and writing skills! I went to UC Berkeley and majored in Rhetoric because I had a dream of becoming a news reporter, just as my father was. I worked as a reporter in various cities, such as Eureka, Las Vegas and most... read more

30/hour
5.0 (2)
15 hours tutoring
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Hi! My name is Midori and I really want to help you to feel more confident about your communication and writing skills! I went to UC Berkeley and majored in Rhetoric because I had a dream of becoming a news reporter, just as my father was. I worked as a reporter in various cities, such as Eureka, Las Vegas and most... read more

Madison F.
30/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

UCD Graduate Helping Students Succeed in Math and Science

Over the years, I have tutored 25+ middle school, high school, and college students for over 275 hours in subjects ranging from pre-algebra to college level chemistry both online and in person. I received professional tutoring for the SAT, ACT, and college application essays not too long ago myself and... read more

30/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
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Over the years, I have tutored 25+ middle school, high school, and college students for over 275 hours in subjects ranging from pre-algebra to college level chemistry both online and in person. I received professional tutoring for the SAT, ACT, and college application essays not too long ago myself and... read more

Elyse G.
50/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

Yale Grad Tutoring English, Writing, College Counseling, SAT Prep

Specialty in tutoring writing and English for all levels, as well as in advising high school students writing college application essays. Skilled in helping students discover new ways to acquire and practice the skills they need to improve their grades and advance in school, using a mix of worksheets,... read more

50/hour
4.9 (61)
201 hours tutoring
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Specialty in tutoring writing and English for all levels, as well as in advising high school students writing college application essays. Skilled in helping students discover new ways to acquire and practice the skills they need to improve their grades and advance in school, using a mix of worksheets,... read more

Alex S.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

Writing Tutor, Specializing in High School and College Writing

I worked as a writing tutor for 4+ years, while volunteering as a college essay tutor for 2 years. I've also worked with multilingual students who want to gain more confidence in US college writing as I worked at a writing center in Shanghai and am TEFL certified. Since I also majored in Biology, I am... read more

40/hour
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I worked as a writing tutor for 4+ years, while volunteering as a college essay tutor for 2 years. I've also worked with multilingual students who want to gain more confidence in US college writing as I worked at a writing center in Shanghai and am TEFL certified. Since I also majored in Biology, I am... read more

Maheen A.
20/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

Undergraduate Student With Experience In Grading Student Essays

I have very strong writing and reading skills from my love of literature and writing, and I have worked with many students on their essays by providing feedback that specifically addresses the strengths in their paper as well as ways they could improve. As a college student, I've written many college essays,... read more

20/hour
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I have very strong writing and reading skills from my love of literature and writing, and I have worked with many students on their essays by providing feedback that specifically addresses the strengths in their paper as well as ways they could improve. As a college student, I've written many college essays,... read more

Anthony H.
35/hour

Sacramento, CA

History, Literature & Public Speaking Tutor

I have over eight years of history teaching experience, working abroad at an American School in Morocco after college and in numerous Arizona schools after returning to the United States. I served as a peer tutor in high school, and edited college admissions essays while attending university. By giving... read more

35/hour
4 hours tutoring
Offers in person lessons
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I have over eight years of history teaching experience, working abroad at an American School in Morocco after college and in numerous Arizona schools after returning to the United States. I served as a peer tutor in high school, and edited college admissions essays while attending university. By giving... read more

Mary Lee D.
48/hour

Near Sacramento, CA

Enthusiastic French and English tutor specializing in Language

I am familiar with diagnostic tests which college planning centers use for their clients. I worked as an assistant for Dollars for College in the Fair Oaks area helping students write college essays and narrow their choices for college application. I have gone through the application process with my own daughter... read more

48/hour
4.7 (30)
71 hours tutoring
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I am familiar with diagnostic tests which college planning centers use for their clients. I worked as an assistant for Dollars for College in the Fair Oaks area helping students write college essays and narrow their choices for college application. I have gone through the application process with my own daughter... read more

Sarah G.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

Experienced English and Theatre teacher

I am a caring teacher who supports the emotional needs of my students as well their curriculum goals. I will work hard to help you with any assistance that you may need. I have helped students write their college essays, as well as many, many essays in class. I have taught students with lower reading lexiles... read more

40/hour
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I am a caring teacher who supports the emotional needs of my students as well their curriculum goals. I will work hard to help you with any assistance that you may need. I have helped students write their college essays, as well as many, many essays in class. I have taught students with lower reading lexiles... read more

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