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The Best English Tutors in San Mateo, CA

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Jim L.
64/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

Personable, effective English, Math and Science Tutor

I'm an expert in working with students to develop skills and to understand concepts. My expertise is especially strong in problem solving, and applying concepts to real world situations. I'm also very adept at online tutoring, with hundreds of lessons taught, for students as far away as Denmark and Qatar. . When my son... read more

64/hour
4.9 (2048)
372 hours tutoring English out of 6,497 hours
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I'm an expert in working with students to develop skills and to understand concepts. My expertise is especially strong in problem solving, and applying concepts to real world situations. I'm also very adept at online tutoring, with hundreds of lessons taught, for students as far away as Denmark and Qatar. . When my son... read more

Leon B.
180/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

I'm *NOT* your TYPICAL TUTOR | Internationally Renowned

You're busy but you're also looking for the perfect tutor so here's all you really need to know about me: 1) I've been teaching and tutoring since I was 16 years old 2) I went to Stanford University and I love academics 3) I'm an international DJ and social media influencer which allows me to quickly connect with... read more

180/hour
5.0 (15)
42 hours tutoring
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You're busy but you're also looking for the perfect tutor so here's all you really need to know about me: 1) I've been teaching and tutoring since I was 16 years old 2) I went to Stanford University and I love academics 3) I'm an international DJ and social media influencer which allows me to quickly connect with... read more

Steven G.
50/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

Experienced English, ESL, and Composition Writer and Teacher

MFA in English Creative Writing - Fiction - Iowa Writers' Workshop English Professor - National University of Rwanda (Peace Corps Service) Adjunct English Professor or Instructor - Bay Area colleges and universities including Berkeley Extension and College of Marin read more

50/hour
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MFA in English Creative Writing - Fiction - Iowa Writers' Workshop English Professor - National University of Rwanda (Peace Corps Service) Adjunct English Professor or Instructor - Bay Area colleges and universities including Berkeley Extension and College of Marin read more

Patara M.
50/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

English (CP, Honors, and AP Lang)

I will take the time to review your essay and if you need help writing one, we can brainstorm and learn the structures of what makes a good essay stand out. My mission will be accomplished once students need me less and less. I’ve always maintained a good grade in English and would love to help you overcome... read more

50/hour
5.0 (18)
27 hours tutoring English out of 36 hours
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I will take the time to review your essay and if you need help writing one, we can brainstorm and learn the structures of what makes a good essay stand out. My mission will be accomplished once students need me less and less. I’ve always maintained a good grade in English and would love to help you overcome... read more

John K.
133/hour

Near San Mateo, 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

133/hour
5.0 (222)
718 hours tutoring
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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

Francesca P.
60/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

College and High School Physics and Math

My best experiences as a tutor have been with the students who needed me most, learning how they needed to learn. I have been a tutor in one setting or another since childhood. As an undergraduate I was a teacher's assistant in English, German and Astronomy, a grader in Calculus and a tutor in Physics for... read more

60/hour
4.9 (985)
29 hours tutoring English out of 5,234 hours
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My best experiences as a tutor have been with the students who needed me most, learning how they needed to learn. I have been a tutor in one setting or another since childhood. As an undergraduate I was a teacher's assistant in English, German and Astronomy, a grader in Calculus and a tutor in Physics for... read more

Beatriz A.
200/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

Stanford PhD with 8 Years of Experience and 100% 5-Star Reviews

Tired of not understanding what’s going on in your math and science classes? Want to understand the material better before your final? Need to prepare for the SAT, ACT, GRE, or MCAT? I can help you! I graduated with a B.S. in Bioengineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and am currently earning... read more

200/hour
5.0 (66)
1 hours tutoring English out of 143 hours
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Tired of not understanding what’s going on in your math and science classes? Want to understand the material better before your final? Need to prepare for the SAT, ACT, GRE, or MCAT? I can help you! I graduated with a B.S. in Bioengineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and am currently earning... read more

Alejandro O.
30/hour

San Mateo, CA

It's my first language and tutored students in college Spanish classes

...listen to various Spanish genres. I have been tutoring students in Spanish 101, 102, 201, and 202 college level for 2 years now, and I have been teaching English reading, writing, and speaking to my nephews who are 8 and 10 years old for 4 months now. In high school I would read Spanish textbooks, and got a 4/5 on the... read more

30/hour
6 hours tutoring
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...listen to various Spanish genres. I have been tutoring students in Spanish 101, 102, 201, and 202 college level for 2 years now, and I have been teaching English reading, writing, and speaking to my nephews who are 8 and 10 years old for 4 months now. In high school I would read Spanish textbooks, and got a 4/5 on the... read more

Ludka K.
75/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

Experienced High School English Teacher

I hold a BA in English Studies and an MA in English Literature. I also hold an MA in Teaching High School English. I am a certified teacher in 8-12 English Language Arts. - I studied at four different universities and took classes specializing in grammar, literature, writing, analysis,... read more

75/hour
4.8 (50)
46 hours tutoring English out of 165 hours
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I hold a BA in English Studies and an MA in English Literature. I also hold an MA in Teaching High School English. I am a certified teacher in 8-12 English Language Arts. - I studied at four different universities and took classes specializing in grammar, literature, writing, analysis,... read more

Michelle T.
45/hour

Near San Mateo, CA

UCSF med student, tutor for high school, college, and medical students

I graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Public Health/Molecular and Cell Biology and a minor in Global Poverty and Practice. During college and afterwards, I spent time exploring learning theories and to apply learning techniques to different course materials for... read more

45/hour
3 hours tutoring
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I graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Public Health/Molecular and Cell Biology and a minor in Global Poverty and Practice. During college and afterwards, I spent time exploring learning theories and to apply learning techniques to different course materials for... read more

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