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The Best Writing Tutors in San Jose, CA

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Tim C.
42/hour

Near San Jose, CA

Succees for students k-12 Reading/Writing/SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS & CBEST

Acquiring effective writing skills is a something that can be learned by paying attention to basic skills and organizing a composition according to the structure of the conventional essay. Vocabulary acquisition is also a prerequisite as is reading, students need to read to acquire ideas and they must have a... read more

42/hour
4.7 (934)
3,055 hours tutoring Writing out of 5,887 hours
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Acquiring effective writing skills is a something that can be learned by paying attention to basic skills and organizing a composition according to the structure of the conventional essay. Vocabulary acquisition is also a prerequisite as is reading, students need to read to acquire ideas and they must have a... read more

David C.
50/hour

San Jose, CA

PhD Education and Writing, MA English, 10+ Years Teaching Experience

I have a recent PhD in Education and Writing, and an MA English. I have over 10 years of teaching and tutoring experience. I enjoy working with high schoolers, college students, and grad students to help them achieve their English and writing goals. read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring Writing out of 5 hours
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I have a recent PhD in Education and Writing, and an MA English. I have over 10 years of teaching and tutoring experience. I enjoy working with high schoolers, college students, and grad students to help them achieve their English and writing goals. read more

John K.
99/hour

Near San Jose, CA

Stanford Engineering PhD student, Experienced Chemistry and Math Tutor

Hello! I'm John - I have a B.S in chemical engineering from Yale, where I took three years of chemistry in addition to a rigorous sequence of mathematics, physics, and engineering courses. I have been tutoring regularly since high school via honor societies, independently, and through various tutoring companies. I also... read more

99/hour
5.0 (161)
6 hours tutoring Writing out of 449 hours
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Hello! I'm John - I have a B.S in chemical engineering from Yale, where I took three years of chemistry in addition to a rigorous sequence of mathematics, physics, and engineering courses. I have been tutoring regularly since high school via honor societies, independently, and through various tutoring companies. I also... read more

Brian W.
35/hour

San Jose, CA

Film, English, History and Accounting Tutor with experience and an MBA

I have many years of experience writing multiple papers in school. No matter what the subject matter was, whether it was grade school or college, whether it was an English class or one of my undergraduate film classes or one of my graduate business classes, I always got As or Bs, usually As, on my papers. I passed... read more

35/hour
4.8 (20)
29 hours tutoring
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I have many years of experience writing multiple papers in school. No matter what the subject matter was, whether it was grade school or college, whether it was an English class or one of my undergraduate film classes or one of my graduate business classes, I always got As or Bs, usually As, on my papers. I passed... read more

Aayush S.
45/hour

San Jose, CA

STEM Tutor, College Admissions Advisor and EECS @UC Berkeley

Hi! I am Aayush a current Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student at UC Berkeley. As an individual who has been surrounded by STEM my entire life, I have had great success in both learning and teaching the various subjects of this field. I have attained perfect scores in various science and math based... read more

45/hour
4.8 (5)
10 hours tutoring
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Hi! I am Aayush a current Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student at UC Berkeley. As an individual who has been surrounded by STEM my entire life, I have had great success in both learning and teaching the various subjects of this field. I have attained perfect scores in various science and math based... read more

Lauren T.
35/hour

Near San Jose, CA

Experienced and Detail-Oriented Essay and College Essay Writer/Editor

As a recent college applicant and AP Literature student, I am uniquely qualified to help students improve their writing skills in many different aspects. I have tutored students on their college essays to help meet the prompt, style, and appropriate content. I also tutor students in their everyday Literature... read more

35/hour
5.0 (27)
22 hours tutoring Writing out of 131 hours
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As a recent college applicant and AP Literature student, I am uniquely qualified to help students improve their writing skills in many different aspects. I have tutored students on their college essays to help meet the prompt, style, and appropriate content. I also tutor students in their everyday Literature... read more

Jennie E.
50/hour

Near San Jose, CA

Experienced, patient tutor

I'm Jennie. I have over four years of teaching and tutoring experience, including ESL, Spanish, math, essay writing, phonics, and early reading. In order for students to learn in a way that works best for them, I aim to personalize my lessons. While I come to class with a plan, I am open for suggestions and... read more

50/hour
5.0 (22)
48 hours tutoring
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I'm Jennie. I have over four years of teaching and tutoring experience, including ESL, Spanish, math, essay writing, phonics, and early reading. In order for students to learn in a way that works best for them, I aim to personalize my lessons. While I come to class with a plan, I am open for suggestions and... read more

Jacinda T.
50/hour

San Jose, CA

UC Davis graduate with extensive biology & physiology knowledge.

I recently graduated from University of California, Davis with a bachelor's degree in Biology. My coursework includes physiology lecture and lab, anatomy, cell biology, and biochemistry where I was the top of my class. Moreover, I have both learned and experiential knowledge in molecular biology laboratory techniques... read more

50/hour
5.0 (11)
27 hours tutoring
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I recently graduated from University of California, Davis with a bachelor's degree in Biology. My coursework includes physiology lecture and lab, anatomy, cell biology, and biochemistry where I was the top of my class. Moreover, I have both learned and experiential knowledge in molecular biology laboratory techniques... read more

CHRISTOPHER P.
40/hour

San Jose, CA

English Language and Literature Tutor

My teaching of writing has included the teaching of correct grammar, syntax, spelling, composition of various types of writing, and proofreading. One of my emphases has been on the benefit of exposure to great works of literature for the development of writing skills. In five years of English... read more

40/hour
4.9 (17)
5 hours tutoring Writing out of 72 hours
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My teaching of writing has included the teaching of correct grammar, syntax, spelling, composition of various types of writing, and proofreading. One of my emphases has been on the benefit of exposure to great works of literature for the development of writing skills. In five years of English... read more

Bryan H.
120/hour

San Jose, CA

College Professor, Linguist, Speech & Written Language Specialist

I work at the San Jose State University Language Development Center and the San Jose State University Student Athletic Success Center coaching students in critical reading, writing, and development skills. read more

120/hour
5.0 (423)
102 hours tutoring Writing out of 1,394 hours
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I work at the San Jose State University Language Development Center and the San Jose State University Student Athletic Success Center coaching students in critical reading, writing, and development skills. read more

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