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The Best college essay Tutors in Thousand Oaks, CA

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Nicole H.
95/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Psychology PhD: 5-star Research, Writing, and Statistics Instructor

I also have several years of experience in teaching and mentoring graduate, college, and high school students in formal academic writing. I edit and proofread theses, college essays, and research papers. I also teach students how to format their paper in APA style. read more

95/hour
5.0 (358)
1,055 hours tutoring
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I also have several years of experience in teaching and mentoring graduate, college, and high school students in formal academic writing. I edit and proofread theses, college essays, and research papers. I also teach students how to format their paper in APA style. read more

Randall M.
125/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Professional Screenwriter

I have won several prestigious writing awards, including the Nicholl Fellowship, Samuel Goldwyn Award and UCLA Television Writing Competition (First Place). I have also assisted students with their college essays and helped many other writers with their screenplays and other forms of writing over the past 10+... read more

125/hour
7 hours tutoring
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I have won several prestigious writing awards, including the Nicholl Fellowship, Samuel Goldwyn Award and UCLA Television Writing Competition (First Place). I have also assisted students with their college essays and helped many other writers with their screenplays and other forms of writing over the past 10+... read more

Jim S.
50/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Caltech alumnus - SAT/ACT, College Apps, Math/Physics, French/Mandarin

...to discover additional colleges they ought to be considering based on their interest and achievement profile. I also assist them to optimize their college admission essays and how they present their credentials to each college. I have special expertise in how to get into science and engineering programs at elite schools... read more

50/hour
4.8 (342)
1,509 hours tutoring
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...to discover additional colleges they ought to be considering based on their interest and achievement profile. I also assist them to optimize their college admission essays and how they present their credentials to each college. I have special expertise in how to get into science and engineering programs at elite schools... read more

Kiley A.
100/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Hi! Highly Experienced College Essay coach and SAT/ACT tutor

... have the power to keep scoring higher and higher until you reach your goals. I would love to show you what I know. COLLEGE ESSAYS Just as much as I love test prep, I love helping with college essays! I am so inspired and energized when I get to know a student on a more real level, and help them produce the best essays... read more

100/hour
5.0 (4)
9 hours tutoring
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... have the power to keep scoring higher and higher until you reach your goals. I would love to show you what I know. COLLEGE ESSAYS Just as much as I love test prep, I love helping with college essays! I am so inspired and energized when I get to know a student on a more real level, and help them produce the best essays... read more

Elizabeth A.
45/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Language arts instruction with a professional writer

Do you struggle with writing? Would you like to improve your spoken English? Could you use a hand with college application essays? How can I help? I am an experienced editor and a published writer. I can help you perfect your essay style, widen your vocabulary, and read fiction and non-fiction... read more

45/hour
5.0 (52)
153 hours tutoring
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Do you struggle with writing? Would you like to improve your spoken English? Could you use a hand with college application essays? How can I help? I am an experienced editor and a published writer. I can help you perfect your essay style, widen your vocabulary, and read fiction and non-fiction... read more

Julie T.
50/hour

Thousand Oaks, CA

UCLA Grad for English, Math, Science, Test prep

I love to help students with their math and writing, as well as anatomy, physiology, psychology, and algebra. I am especially good at helping students with ACT test prep, and writing college essays. I understand math well and and able to explain it in different ways until your student understands the material. My... read more

50/hour
4.9 (66)
168 hours tutoring
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I love to help students with their math and writing, as well as anatomy, physiology, psychology, and algebra. I am especially good at helping students with ACT test prep, and writing college essays. I understand math well and and able to explain it in different ways until your student understands the material. My... read more

Jennie W.
45/hour

Thousand Oaks, CA

PhD in Counseling (ABD) with 10+ years of experience

I have had the opportunity to tutor students in English subject areas for the last 10 years. This includes spelling and grammar, writing and essay composition, English literature and analysis, and crafting college admissions essays. I enjoy editing essays, theses, and dissertations, and have an advanced... read more

45/hour
4.9 (84)
209 hours tutoring
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I have had the opportunity to tutor students in English subject areas for the last 10 years. This includes spelling and grammar, writing and essay composition, English literature and analysis, and crafting college admissions essays. I enjoy editing essays, theses, and dissertations, and have an advanced... read more

Sharon L.
40/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Triumphant Tutor

I'm a born teacher who's creatively and passionately taught students of all ages from diverse backgrounds for over 15 years. I can easily troubleshoot any challenges a student may have with learning, and just as easily help him/her overcome them, as they thoroughly enjoy the learning process. I excel in teaching... read more

40/hour
4.0 (59)
216 hours tutoring
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I'm a born teacher who's creatively and passionately taught students of all ages from diverse backgrounds for over 15 years. I can easily troubleshoot any challenges a student may have with learning, and just as easily help him/her overcome them, as they thoroughly enjoy the learning process. I excel in teaching... read more

Jake G.
25/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Perfect GPA Senior at Columbia University

While my expertise is in social and political philosophy, I'm well-versed in all social sciences and can research accordingly to suit each student's needs. My essay editing services include college admissions essays, and I've successfully guided numerous New York high school students through... read more

25/hour
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While my expertise is in social and political philosophy, I'm well-versed in all social sciences and can research accordingly to suit each student's needs. My essay editing services include college admissions essays, and I've successfully guided numerous New York high school students through... read more

Jeni V.
60/hour

Near Thousand Oaks, CA

English Teacher - Stronger Writing & Reading Skills

I also have done tutoring and editing outside of my job. I have tutored middle school students in English and in organizational/life skills. I’ve edited/helped high school students with their college entrance essays. I’ve edited esssys for a variety of college students. Lastly, I have edited a... read more

60/hour
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I also have done tutoring and editing outside of my job. I have tutored middle school students in English and in organizational/life skills. I’ve edited/helped high school students with their college entrance essays. I’ve edited esssys for a variety of college students. Lastly, I have edited a... read more

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