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The Best college essay Tutors in San Francisco, CA

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NICOLE S.
125/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Academic tutor and Executive functioning therapist.

I am a seasoned tutor in a variety of subjects, and have extensive experience as an executive functioning therapist supporting students with a variety of learning challenges. I also love working on high school and college essays with young people, and helping them prepare for their next academic experience. l I... read more

125/hour
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I am a seasoned tutor in a variety of subjects, and have extensive experience as an executive functioning therapist supporting students with a variety of learning challenges. I also love working on high school and college essays with young people, and helping them prepare for their next academic experience. l I... read more

Donna Ann P.
38/hour

San Francisco, CA

Experienced English Tutor: Essays, Term Paper Emergencies, and ESL

I have assisted many students with their college entrance essays and personal statements for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Basically, you need to tell the school why you are unique and what you can add to their student body as well as how their program will meet your unique needs. Stating simply... read more

38/hour
4.9 (846)
2,983 hours tutoring
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I have assisted many students with their college entrance essays and personal statements for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Basically, you need to tell the school why you are unique and what you can add to their student body as well as how their program will meet your unique needs. Stating simply... read more

Stephanie H.
135/hour

San Francisco, CA

Experienced College Essay/Application Guru to end Writer's Block

I taught at the university for three years at the Master's level in the Republic of Georgia at two universities, The Center for Social Studies and the Georgian University for Social Sciences. Additionally, I interviewed student, reviewed and ranked entrance essays and personal statements by measuring potential, passion,... read more

135/hour
5.0 (143)
275 hours tutoring
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I taught at the university for three years at the Master's level in the Republic of Georgia at two universities, The Center for Social Studies and the Georgian University for Social Sciences. Additionally, I interviewed student, reviewed and ranked entrance essays and personal statements by measuring potential, passion,... read more

Stephen B.
45/hour

San Francisco, CA

Writer with 9 Years' Teaching Experience

As we learned writing together, many of my students have expressed much greater confidence overall, and have happily earned improved scores with the SAT, ACT, and other high-stakes testing as well as success with college essays. read more

45/hour
5.0 (82)
710 hours tutoring
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As we learned writing together, many of my students have expressed much greater confidence overall, and have happily earned improved scores with the SAT, ACT, and other high-stakes testing as well as success with college essays. read more

Jason H.
120/hour

San Francisco, CA

Highly Experienced Tutor

I’ve been a private tutor for many years and also work onsite as a tutor at a college prep high school in San Francisco, CA. I provide academic support for all subjects K-12 and assist college students with math and writing. I’m also highly experienced with test prep for the SSAT, HSPT, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, CBEST,... read more

120/hour
4.9 (58)
133 hours tutoring
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I’ve been a private tutor for many years and also work onsite as a tutor at a college prep high school in San Francisco, CA. I provide academic support for all subjects K-12 and assist college students with math and writing. I’m also highly experienced with test prep for the SSAT, HSPT, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, CBEST,... read more

Sofia D.
60/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Online Tutor in Math, English, Spanish, Writing, Music Theory

In college, I majored in Literature and Education, and I have a passion for English and writing. I have been relied on by many to proof-read, edit, and provide feedback for all types of writing. This includes college admission essays! I am classically trained in piano, have completed my Certificate of... read more

60/hour
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In college, I majored in Literature and Education, and I have a passion for English and writing. I have been relied on by many to proof-read, edit, and provide feedback for all types of writing. This includes college admission essays! I am classically trained in piano, have completed my Certificate of... read more

Michael S.
60/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Experienced English teacher of 16 years. B.A. and M.A. in English

I have taught a variety of English classes in high school, such as Coming of Age in Literature, Literature as Social Commentary, Critically Reading Graphic Novels, AP English Language and Literature, Journalism, and Mythology. I have helped many students write scholarship and college application essays. I... read more

60/hour
5.0 (49)
176 hours tutoring
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I have taught a variety of English classes in high school, such as Coming of Age in Literature, Literature as Social Commentary, Critically Reading Graphic Novels, AP English Language and Literature, Journalism, and Mythology. I have helped many students write scholarship and college application essays. I... read more

Felicia J.
50/hour

San Francisco, CA

PhD Candidate in Political Science at Johns Hopkins

Hello, I have an academic background in Political Science, Political Theory and Philosophy. I am currently working toward my PhD at a top research university where I have had experience as a TA and writing tutor. I can provide essay feedback, editing and proofreading on research papers in the social sciences and... read more

50/hour
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Hello, I have an academic background in Political Science, Political Theory and Philosophy. I am currently working toward my PhD at a top research university where I have had experience as a TA and writing tutor. I can provide essay feedback, editing and proofreading on research papers in the social sciences and... read more

Sara C.
100/hour

San Francisco, CA

Worked as a College Admissions Tutor for 6 years

I have edited hundred of college admissions essays in the last six years. I have worked with dozens of students on their full applications. I have assisted professional college counselors with providing generalized admissions counseling to students. read more

100/hour
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I have edited hundred of college admissions essays in the last six years. I have worked with dozens of students on their full applications. I have assisted professional college counselors with providing generalized admissions counseling to students. read more

Michael H.
90/hour

San Francisco, CA

PhD in Humanities from Stanford with 7+ years coaching college essays

... are looking for in student applications, and I have also conducted extensive online research into how the most popular schools in the US appraise college application essays.... read more

90/hour
5.0 (2)
7 hours tutoring
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... are looking for in student applications, and I have also conducted extensive online research into how the most popular schools in the US appraise college application essays.... read more

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