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The Best essay Tutors in Trenton, NJ

27 Trenton private essay tutors / Find the best local essay tutor in Trenton

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Rebecca S.
100/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

JD/PsyD with college teaching experience

Students looking to make decisions about college sometimes find it helpful to talk with people who have insight into the process, can review their essays, or can help them determine which schools they should consider applying to. I have 6 years experience in helping students research and make these decisions and... read more

100/hour
5.0 (62)
213 hours tutoring
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Students looking to make decisions about college sometimes find it helpful to talk with people who have insight into the process, can review their essays, or can help them determine which schools they should consider applying to. I have 6 years experience in helping students research and make these decisions and... read more

Janna B.
50/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Phi Beta Kappa Rutgers Graduate Who Loves to Teach

The main focus of both my majors has been in analyzing literary texts, and this has given me experience writing hundreds of pages of analytic essays that analyze varied written texts with depth. Additionally, I have completed advanced coursework in English literature (two classes at junior level, one at senior)... read more

50/hour
5.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring
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The main focus of both my majors has been in analyzing literary texts, and this has given me experience writing hundreds of pages of analytic essays that analyze varied written texts with depth. Additionally, I have completed advanced coursework in English literature (two classes at junior level, one at senior)... read more

Arlene G.
75/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Caring and Patient Professional Writer/Editor Who Motivates Students

As a writer/editor with over 25 years of experience, and an MA in Communications/Public Relations and a BA in English, I have enjoyed writing and editing for print and the Web. College entrance essays, personal communications, newspaper articles, webpages, business writing, master degree theses, and... read more

75/hour
4.9 (178)
699 hours tutoring
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As a writer/editor with over 25 years of experience, and an MA in Communications/Public Relations and a BA in English, I have enjoyed writing and editing for print and the Web. College entrance essays, personal communications, newspaper articles, webpages, business writing, master degree theses, and... read more

Noam M.
40/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Junior at Princeton University

I scored a perfect score on the essay portion of the SAT, a 780 on the reading/writing portion, and a 5 on the AP Language and Composition exam. read more

40/hour
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I scored a perfect score on the essay portion of the SAT, a 780 on the reading/writing portion, and a 5 on the AP Language and Composition exam. read more

A.J. N.
175/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Expert Writing Tutor (Former Attorney and Ivy-trained Journalist)

The ideal time for a student to seek my input on college application essays is before choosing a topic fort he Common Application essay. However, I can help students regardless of whether they are just starting to think about topics or have already written a complete essay. I am a thorough and... read more

175/hour
4.9 (93)
269 hours tutoring
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The ideal time for a student to seek my input on college application essays is before choosing a topic fort he Common Application essay. However, I can help students regardless of whether they are just starting to think about topics or have already written a complete essay. I am a thorough and... read more

Aasha S.
100/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Yale Law Student - 175 LSAT

I scored an 800 on the SAT II, Math Level 2 subject test. I scored a 2370 on the SAT - 800 reading, 800 writing, 770 math (1 question wrong), and an 11 on the essay (out of 12). I received a 175 on my first take - the July 2019 LSAT, which was the half-online, half-paper test. I have tutored dozens of students... read more

100/hour
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I scored an 800 on the SAT II, Math Level 2 subject test. I scored a 2370 on the SAT - 800 reading, 800 writing, 770 math (1 question wrong), and an 11 on the essay (out of 12). I received a 175 on my first take - the July 2019 LSAT, which was the half-online, half-paper test. I have tutored dozens of students... read more

Jiayi C.
60/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Princeton student specializing in Standardized Testing and STEM

With my standardized testing services, I also provide college application mentoring. This includes providing insight into what top colleges are looking for from test scores, extracurriculars, and the application essays. Together we will build a plan to optimize your child's chances of success in the often... read more

60/hour
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With my standardized testing services, I also provide college application mentoring. This includes providing insight into what top colleges are looking for from test scores, extracurriculars, and the application essays. Together we will build a plan to optimize your child's chances of success in the often... read more

Neelofar T.
25/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Effective Algebra 1/2, SAT Math, Science, AP Biology, Writing Tutor

I can share the tricks it took me long hours of studying to figure out to ace honors/AP Biology. I have taught English writing to foreign language speakers. I am taking AP Literature and I am quite good at writing quality essays in a short period of time. I can help students with ideas of what to write,... read more

25/hour
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I can share the tricks it took me long hours of studying to figure out to ace honors/AP Biology. I have taught English writing to foreign language speakers. I am taking AP Literature and I am quite good at writing quality essays in a short period of time. I can help students with ideas of what to write,... read more

Niarah R.
40/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Graduate Student at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

I also have extensive experience helping my peers and students who where in Algebra, Calculus, and Pre-Algebra math classes. Additionally, I run a business helping pre-health students with personal statements, essays, and resumes. As a Women's Studies major, I have experience with writing essays,... read more

40/hour
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I also have extensive experience helping my peers and students who where in Algebra, Calculus, and Pre-Algebra math classes. Additionally, I run a business helping pre-health students with personal statements, essays, and resumes. As a Women's Studies major, I have experience with writing essays,... read more

Brendan P.
70/hour

Near Trenton, NJ

Brown and Yale grad for help in reading, literature, and French

What I love about tutoring is that I can combine all my different skills to create sessions tailored to an individual student. If I am working with a middle schooler on a literary essay, for example, I use my background as an educator to build specific skills ranging from reading comprehension to prose... read more

70/hour
4.9 (33)
131 hours tutoring
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What I love about tutoring is that I can combine all my different skills to create sessions tailored to an individual student. If I am working with a middle schooler on a literary essay, for example, I use my background as an educator to build specific skills ranging from reading comprehension to prose... read more

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