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The Best college essay Tutors in Wake County, NC

13 Wake County private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in Wake County

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Paula P.
45/hour

Knightdale, NC

Patient and experienced ESL and Portuguese Tutor

I'm an English tutor with years of experience helping students communicate their ideas clearly and effectively on their school papers and college essays. read more

45/hour
4.9 (36)
54 hours tutoring
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I'm an English tutor with years of experience helping students communicate their ideas clearly and effectively on their school papers and college essays. read more

Beth M.
72/hour

Cary, NC

Former teacher and occasional interviewer for prestigious scholarships

As an high school teacher, I helped students with SATs, college essays, application processes, and more. I've written letters of recommendation and seen some students go on to win full scholarships. I am also a Caldwell scholar... read more

72/hour
4.9 (1670)
6,070 hours tutoring
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As an high school teacher, I helped students with SATs, college essays, application processes, and more. I've written letters of recommendation and seen some students go on to win full scholarships. I am also a Caldwell scholar... read more

Nicole L.
50/hour

Durham, NC

Need to prep for a job interview in English? Contact me.

I have been working with my ESL student editing research papers, helping him study for the SAT writing portion and now assisting with college application essays. read more

50/hour
5.0 (50)
498 hours tutoring
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I have been working with my ESL student editing research papers, helping him study for the SAT writing portion and now assisting with college application essays. read more

Anna I.
37/hour

Carrboro, NC

Specialized in MCAT Prep, College Admissions Essays, and Physiology

Hi! I'm Anna (pronounced like AHna) and I'm so excited to meet you! I am a senior undergrad student at UNC Chapel Hill, where I am majoring in Health Policy & Management and minoring in Chemistry. In college, I had a lot of difficulties figuring... read more

37/hour
5.0 (3)
6 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm Anna (pronounced like AHna) and I'm so excited to meet you! I am a senior undergrad student at UNC Chapel Hill, where I am majoring in Health Policy & Management and minoring in Chemistry. In college, I had a lot of difficulties figuring... read more

Kirsten B.
40/hour

Raleigh, NC

Former College and Career Counselor with 5 years experience

I was a college and career counselor for two years and worked for academically gifted summer camps prior. Both of these roles allowed me to assist students in their journeys of applying to college and writing college application... read more

40/hour
5.0 (9)
58 hours tutoring
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I was a college and career counselor for two years and worked for academically gifted summer camps prior. Both of these roles allowed me to assist students in their journeys of applying to college and writing college application... read more

Samantha H.
65/hour

Chapel Hill, NC

Experienced Writing Coach | Professional Harpist

Writer's block keeping you from finishing your college application essay? Overwhelmed by grad school applications? Always wanted to play an instrument or learn music theory, but don't know where to start? Take a deep... read more

65/hour
5.0 (68)
327 hours tutoring
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Writer's block keeping you from finishing your college application essay? Overwhelmed by grad school applications? Always wanted to play an instrument or learn music theory, but don't know where to start? Take a deep... read more

Kendra A.
45/hour

Raleigh, NC

English Tutor For Middle & High School Students

I have tutored ESL students in English via an online platform, as well as local students. Typically, I tutor middle and high school students, but I can also assist in college essay writing and SAT/ACT preparation. Writing is a part... read more

45/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
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I have tutored ESL students in English via an online platform, as well as local students. Typically, I tutor middle and high school students, but I can also assist in college essay writing and SAT/ACT preparation. Writing is a part... read more

Maddie S.
40/hour

Chapel Hill, NC

SAT/ACT Tutor near UNC Chapel Hill

I am available to tutor other elementary, middle, and high school subjects and have been a straight A student all of my life. I am also available to help students write and edit college application essays. I have taken and... read more

40/hour
5.0 (21)
42 hours tutoring
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I am available to tutor other elementary, middle, and high school subjects and have been a straight A student all of my life. I am also available to help students write and edit college application essays. I have taken and... read more

Alexis C.
40/hour

Durham, NC

Elementary through high school teaching experience.

Some of which are learning English as a second language, and others who need assistance with reading and writing for their high school diploma, college essays, and entrance exams. Although my degree is in elementary education, I also have... read more

40/hour
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Some of which are learning English as a second language, and others who need assistance with reading and writing for their high school diploma, college essays, and entrance exams. Although my degree is in elementary education, I also have... read more

Benjamin W.
35/hour

Coats, NC

A college student looking to help other students

I find being a current college student it is easier to identify the needs and wants of modern teachers. In high school I took college English classes. Moving on to my current college career I have written multiple college essays for a... read more

35/hour
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I find being a current college student it is easier to identify the needs and wants of modern teachers. In high school I took college English classes. Moving on to my current college career I have written multiple college essays for a... read more

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