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The Best essay Tutors in San Marcos, CA

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Esther L.
35/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Experienced Mentor and Doctorate level Reviser/Editor/Proofreader

Need a set of eyes and ears for your presentation? I’m all yours. If you have any literary need, I’m your girl. As a current doctoral student, I know what every CV, admissions paper, cover letter, essay, and poster needs to stand out from the rest. But the services don’t end there. I have served as a... read more

35/hour
4.2 (5)
14 hours tutoring
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Need a set of eyes and ears for your presentation? I’m all yours. If you have any literary need, I’m your girl. As a current doctoral student, I know what every CV, admissions paper, cover letter, essay, and poster needs to stand out from the rest. But the services don’t end there. I have served as a... read more

Katarina C.
40/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Chemical Biology Undergraduate Researcher and CalTeach Intern

... have also helped students gain a deeper understanding of -- and raise grades and scores in -- higher-level math and science classes, SAT I and II exams, and essay writing. Through these experiences, I have gained the adaptability and flexibility required of teaching, and I structure lessons based on student needs and desires... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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... have also helped students gain a deeper understanding of -- and raise grades and scores in -- higher-level math and science classes, SAT I and II exams, and essay writing. Through these experiences, I have gained the adaptability and flexibility required of teaching, and I structure lessons based on student needs and desires... read more

Jeffrey W.
75/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Harvard Student w/ Extensive Counseling Experience

As someone with extensive humanities (nationally-recognized essayist and published poet) and STEM (published researcher/olympiad competitor) experience, I can help craft the perfect essay assemble applications to tell the right story. Everything is done 1-on-1 in meticulous detail. Please reach out via Wyzant. read more

75/hour
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As someone with extensive humanities (nationally-recognized essayist and published poet) and STEM (published researcher/olympiad competitor) experience, I can help craft the perfect essay assemble applications to tell the right story. Everything is done 1-on-1 in meticulous detail. Please reach out via Wyzant. read more

Adam C.
45/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Multiple college essays were procured by professors to use as examples

In my first semester of college, I took a junior level Human Sexuality course. The paper we were asked to write involved our experience buying an indiscriminate item from a sex shop. I wrote my paper as a comparison and contrast on the environments of two shops, as I did not believe the first experience did not provide... read more

45/hour
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In my first semester of college, I took a junior level Human Sexuality course. The paper we were asked to write involved our experience buying an indiscriminate item from a sex shop. I wrote my paper as a comparison and contrast on the environments of two shops, as I did not believe the first experience did not provide... read more

Donni S.
49/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Tutor in psychology/neuroscience and SAT reading/writing

I am extremely passionate about the work that I do and I love to share my passion for psychology with others and love teaching and tutoring I can tutor SAT/ACT reading and writing, psychology, neuroscience, and/or biology. I am also an avid reader and enjoy editing and providing feedback to essays in any... read more

49/hour
5.0 (40)
86 hours tutoring
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I am extremely passionate about the work that I do and I love to share my passion for psychology with others and love teaching and tutoring I can tutor SAT/ACT reading and writing, psychology, neuroscience, and/or biology. I am also an avid reader and enjoy editing and providing feedback to essays in any... read more

Vivian H.
60/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Incoming medical student

As Vice President of a peer counseling organization at my undergraduate university, I am well versed in guiding pre-health professionals in their personal statement, secondary essays, and interviews. read more

60/hour
4.9 (16)
40 hours tutoring
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As Vice President of a peer counseling organization at my undergraduate university, I am well versed in guiding pre-health professionals in their personal statement, secondary essays, and interviews. read more

Natalie M.
67/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Effective & Engaging Spanish Tutor with Bachelor's Degree

In my last year of college, one of my Spanish professors appointed me Teaching Assistant for one of his students. In that role, I met with one student over the course of the semester, helped to clarify the materials, proofread her essays, as well as provided insight and support. I see working with students 1-on-1... read more

67/hour
5.0 (152)
495 hours tutoring
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In my last year of college, one of my Spanish professors appointed me Teaching Assistant for one of his students. In that role, I met with one student over the course of the semester, helped to clarify the materials, proofread her essays, as well as provided insight and support. I see working with students 1-on-1... read more

Isha D.
45/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Experienced K-12 and Lower Division Tutor Specializing in STEM

I aspire to be the same guiding hand for my students as mine were to me. 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, thus... read more

45/hour
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I aspire to be the same guiding hand for my students as mine were to me. 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, thus... read more

Kate K.
55/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

Professional Language Tutor

Most everyone needs an extra pair of eyes to read over their work. What makes sense to us, makes sense to us...which is why proofreading is so important. I have helped many students with proofreading homework, essays and research papers. I have also assisted acquaintances in proofreading resumes and personal works... read more

55/hour
5.0 (18)
59 hours tutoring
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Most everyone needs an extra pair of eyes to read over their work. What makes sense to us, makes sense to us...which is why proofreading is so important. I have helped many students with proofreading homework, essays and research papers. I have also assisted acquaintances in proofreading resumes and personal works... read more

Cole S.
45/hour

Near San Marcos, CA

2020 USC Grad for Spanish, Math, History, Science & English Tutoring

I'm a 2020 USC graduate who has been tutoring local K-12 students since 2017 in Spanish, English, essay writing, math, history and science. I'm available to immediately help your student catch up, advance, gain confidence and improve his or her grades. A little about me: --2016 Torrey Pines High... read more

45/hour
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I'm a 2020 USC graduate who has been tutoring local K-12 students since 2017 in Spanish, English, essay writing, math, history and science. I'm available to immediately help your student catch up, advance, gain confidence and improve his or her grades. A little about me: --2016 Torrey Pines High... read more

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