In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find college essay tutors in Stamford, CT

Pay-as-you-go private college essay tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best college essay Tutors in Stamford, CT

30 Stamford private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in Stamford

See more experts ›
Ella R.
85/hour

Near Stamford, CT

versatile/diverse/great with kids/Russian/English/Math

I an avid writer. I majored in Journalism at NYU. I help with College Essays in the Community and those who need it. I also draft letters on a daily basis (mostly work related to HR/Employee issues). Since I have a son in College and a daughter in Junior High I tend to read the writing assignments as well.... read more

85/hour
4.6 (18)
101 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I an avid writer. I majored in Journalism at NYU. I help with College Essays in the Community and those who need it. I also draft letters on a daily basis (mostly work related to HR/Employee issues). Since I have a son in College and a daughter in Junior High I tend to read the writing assignments as well.... read more

Andrea C.
120/hour

Near Stamford, CT

Maximize Your Chances of Admission to Best Fit Colleges!

Maximize your chances of gaining admission to your “reach” colleges! 92% of college application essay writers who worked with Andrea gained admission to “top 50” colleges, including 7 of the top 10 and 18 of the top 25 schools. 100% of their personal statements and supplemental essays have been... read more

120/hour
5.0 (626)
2,249 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Maximize your chances of gaining admission to your “reach” colleges! 92% of college application essay writers who worked with Andrea gained admission to “top 50” colleges, including 7 of the top 10 and 18 of the top 25 schools. 100% of their personal statements and supplemental essays have been... read more

Starlyte H.
65/hour

Near Stamford, CT

Ivy League Tutor

I work to instill fundamental rules, reinforced by examples, that will allow students to achieve mastery of the subject. As an editor, I will proofread your pieces (college admissions essays, lab reports, professional writing) in order to ensure that your ideas are best communicated to the reader. I will... read more

65/hour
5.0 (732)
2,373 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I work to instill fundamental rules, reinforced by examples, that will allow students to achieve mastery of the subject. As an editor, I will proofread your pieces (college admissions essays, lab reports, professional writing) in order to ensure that your ideas are best communicated to the reader. I will... read more

Sam H.
150/hour

Near Stamford, CT

Expert SAT/ACT Prep & College Admissions

While an undergraduate, I took three courses in writing and was editor of the Journal of Law and Society at the University of Southern California. College Admissions Essays: ------------------------- I am available to help students with their college admissions essays. I have worked with... read more

150/hour
4.9 (129)
654 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

While an undergraduate, I took three courses in writing and was editor of the Journal of Law and Society at the University of Southern California. College Admissions Essays: ------------------------- I am available to help students with their college admissions essays. I have worked with... read more

James B.
47/hour

Near Stamford, CT

SAT, ACT, and college essay specialist

I am so excited to be your tutor! I have been tutoring and teaching professionally for over 18 years now, mainly to students in the 12 - 18 age range for the ISEE, SSAT, SAT, and ACT. I got my start helping college students while at Fordham with their writing, then in 2002, joined Kaplan, where I tutored for the next 16... read more

47/hour
4.9 (16)
89 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am so excited to be your tutor! I have been tutoring and teaching professionally for over 18 years now, mainly to students in the 12 - 18 age range for the ISEE, SSAT, SAT, and ACT. I got my start helping college students while at Fordham with their writing, then in 2002, joined Kaplan, where I tutored for the next 16... read more

Ann C.
100/hour

Near Stamford, CT

MAED, Special Education, 30 years teaching experience

I have a Master's degree in Learning Disabilities. I have worked on the middle and high school level for 30 years working with students on their college essays and college prep tasks. I feel comfortable working with students applying to colleges and have sharp vocabulary/grammar skills. Thank you. read more

100/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have a Master's degree in Learning Disabilities. I have worked on the middle and high school level for 30 years working with students on their college essays and college prep tasks. I feel comfortable working with students applying to colleges and have sharp vocabulary/grammar skills. Thank you. read more

Nira P.
99/hour

Near Stamford, CT

College Essay Tutor: because you are more than a transcript

Prior to that I worked as a copywriter at an ad agency which meant I actually got paid to write TV commercials. Ironically, ads are based on simple yet creative ideas - just like a college essay. When I began using this method at school, the weirdest thing happened. Students hunted me down with exciting news... read more

99/hour
19 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Prior to that I worked as a copywriter at an ad agency which meant I actually got paid to write TV commercials. Ironically, ads are based on simple yet creative ideas - just like a college essay. When I began using this method at school, the weirdest thing happened. Students hunted me down with exciting news... read more

Gregory L.
85/hour

Stamford, CT

Efficient Social Studies Tutor Specializing in SAT and Writing Skills

In my free time, I spend it writing book reviews and composing my own novels. Whether you need help in writing a book report, historical research paper, or college essay, I can make your writing stand out. read more

85/hour
4.9 (49)
115 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

In my free time, I spend it writing book reviews and composing my own novels. Whether you need help in writing a book report, historical research paper, or college essay, I can make your writing stand out. read more

Eve P.
75/hour

Near Stamford, CT

A Tutor Who Cares! Expert Test Prep, Essay Writing and Algebra!

Six years of success tutoring SAT Verbal and Writing. Connecticut certified teacher. Accomplished professional writer for business and public relations. Writing teacher for college essays and resumes. Scored in 99th percentile in SAT Verbal in two consecutive tests. Named "Most Promising Writer" in... read more

75/hour
5.0 (565)
2,247 hours tutoring
Offers in person lessons
See Tutors Like This

Six years of success tutoring SAT Verbal and Writing. Connecticut certified teacher. Accomplished professional writer for business and public relations. Writing teacher for college essays and resumes. Scored in 99th percentile in SAT Verbal in two consecutive tests. Named "Most Promising Writer" in... read more

John S.
40/hour

Near Stamford, CT

Passionate Adolescent English Teacher!

I look forward to helping you do this in the near future! Comprehensive English Regents and Advanced Placement Language and Composition exam prep experience, college essay writing and enhancement, SAT prep, proofreading, public speaking, confidence building. I am patient, down-to-earth, and love what I do.... read more

40/hour
Offers in person lessons
See Tutors Like This

I look forward to helping you do this in the near future! Comprehensive English Regents and Advanced Placement Language and Composition exam prep experience, college essay writing and enhancement, SAT prep, proofreading, public speaking, confidence building. I am patient, down-to-earth, and love what I do.... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private college essay tutoring lessons

Tutors on Wyzant Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

Tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $88
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets