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The Best college essay Tutors in San Diego, CA

22 San Diego private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in San Diego

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Greg B.
45/hour

San Diego, CA

Duke, Johns Hopkins Educated - Test Prep/Writing/Essays/History

...San Diego. As an experienced teacher and tutor I greatly enjoy helping students improve their writing for school and college essays, standardized test prep, and general English skills. Those I tutor consistently provide feedback citing noticeable read more

45/hour
5.0 (10)
12 hours tutoring
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...San Diego. As an experienced teacher and tutor I greatly enjoy helping students improve their writing for school and college essays, standardized test prep, and general English skills. Those I tutor consistently provide feedback citing noticeable read more

Lisa H.
60/hour

San Diego, CA

It's Your Story...College Essays and Personal Statements

Hello! For two years in Bellevue, WA I assisted students how to dig deep and write successful college application essays. Recently, I have helped numerous Wyzant students complete their personal essays to public, private and Ivy... read more

60/hour
4.9 (345)
970 hours tutoring
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Hello! For two years in Bellevue, WA I assisted students how to dig deep and write successful college application essays. Recently, I have helped numerous Wyzant students complete their personal essays to public, private and Ivy... read more

Christina W.
65/hour

La Jolla, CA

Experienced PhD Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst

I am a strong writer and have helped children, teens, college, and graduate students with writing. I can help with creative, research, analytic argument, playwriting, and other papers. I can also help with college essays and SAT prep for... read more

65/hour
4.7 (12)
54 hours tutoring
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I am a strong writer and have helped children, teens, college, and graduate students with writing. I can help with creative, research, analytic argument, playwriting, and other papers. I can also help with college essays and SAT prep for... read more

Elizabeth W.
45/hour

Carlsbad, CA

Taking the frustration out of learning!

Mastering essay writing is a critical component for all high school students. Writing a college application essay is the perfect way for the student to reveal something unique about themselves to the admissions board. However, not... read more

45/hour
4.8 (215)
992 hours tutoring
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Mastering essay writing is a critical component for all high school students. Writing a college application essay is the perfect way for the student to reveal something unique about themselves to the admissions board. However, not... read more

Nicole P.
40/hour

Chula Vista, CA

Biology, Physiology, Spanish, French

...understand what elements are needed to be a successful applicant. My specific strengths are in writing and polishing college essays, as this is a central part of the application process at any academic level, for any degree and in all countries. read more

40/hour
4.9 (17)
60 hours tutoring
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...understand what elements are needed to be a successful applicant. My specific strengths are in writing and polishing college essays, as this is a central part of the application process at any academic level, for any degree and in all countries. read more

Jennifer T.
60/hour

San Diego, CA

Experienced Tutor and Certified Teacher

I make test prep fun by teaching tips and tricks that help all students feel confident going into the exam. I love to help with college essay prep and applications, and pride myself in making this stressful process feel manageable for... read more

60/hour
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I make test prep fun by teaching tips and tricks that help all students feel confident going into the exam. I love to help with college essay prep and applications, and pride myself in making this stressful process feel manageable for... read more

Emily N.
60/hour

San Diego, CA

Dr. Emily, San Diego

The areas I provide expertise with include: Writing assignments across the curriculum; successful study habits; preparation for standardized tests (SAT, GRE, TOEFL); grammar; research and citation skills; college entrance essays;... read more

60/hour
5.0 (15)
31 hours tutoring
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The areas I provide expertise with include: Writing assignments across the curriculum; successful study habits; preparation for standardized tests (SAT, GRE, TOEFL); grammar; research and citation skills; college entrance essays;... read more

Anna S.
30/hour

San Diego, CA

Effective ESL Tutor for Adults and Trained Literacy Coach

Hello, potential student! I minored in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (SDSU) and also have my University of Cambridge-issued CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) certificate. After earning my CELTA, I... read more

30/hour
5.0 (18)
122 hours tutoring
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Hello, potential student! I minored in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (SDSU) and also have my University of Cambridge-issued CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) certificate. After earning my CELTA, I... read more

Isha D.
45/hour

San Diego, CA

Experienced K-12 and Lower Division Tutor Specializing in STEM

STEM subjects seem brutal, but it does not have to be! Students can always ask for help outside of their subjects, such as College Essay reading and Community College advising. I want the students to benefit from the tutoring experience,... read more

45/hour
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STEM subjects seem brutal, but it does not have to be! Students can always ask for help outside of their subjects, such as College Essay reading and Community College advising. I want the students to benefit from the tutoring experience,... read more

Azra M.
35/hour

Chula Vista, CA

English/ESL teacher, Essay composition, Math tutor and Bosnian teacher

I'm an ESL/English teacher with 10+ years of experience. I taught ESL at public elementary school and as a Teaching Assistant at the University, I graduated from. I hold a Master's Degree in English Language and Literature. My tutoring classes are... read more

35/hour
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I'm an ESL/English teacher with 10+ years of experience. I taught ESL at public elementary school and as a Teaching Assistant at the University, I graduated from. I hold a Master's Degree in English Language and Literature. My tutoring classes are... read more

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