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The Best essay Tutors in Washington, DC

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Michelle R.
115/hour

Washington, DC

Bar Exam Tutor With Over 15+Years Legal Experience

Studying for the Bar requires not only review, memorization and understanding of legal concepts but also demands strong issue identification and clear outlining of each legal and factual issue for the essay portion. I strive to ensure that... read more

115/hour
5.0 (59)
241 hours tutoring
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Studying for the Bar requires not only review, memorization and understanding of legal concepts but also demands strong issue identification and clear outlining of each legal and factual issue for the essay portion. I strive to ensure that... read more

Susan K.
75/hour

Washington, DC

Ivy League English/ESL teacher focusing on speaking, writing and TOEFL

I will create personal lessons based on your needs from basic vocabulary and grammar skills to more complex grammatical structures and academic essays. I look forward to helping you build your confidence and competency with the English... read more

75/hour
5.0 (82)
316 hours tutoring
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I will create personal lessons based on your needs from basic vocabulary and grammar skills to more complex grammatical structures and academic essays. I look forward to helping you build your confidence and competency with the English... read more

Sarah W.
40/hour

Washington, DC

Lifelong and Award-Winning Writer; BA in English and Film & Media

I would be thrilled to impart my knowledge and passion on creative writing (poetry, fiction, screenwriting, etc.) as well on essays or other academic/non-fiction papers. I can also help with reading and literary analysis; spelling,... read more

40/hour
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I would be thrilled to impart my knowledge and passion on creative writing (poetry, fiction, screenwriting, etc.) as well on essays or other academic/non-fiction papers. I can also help with reading and literary analysis; spelling,... read more

Brittney G.
35/hour

Washington, DC

Diverse, experienced English Tutor (reading, writing, ESL etc.)

I have mainly worked with college students on reading strategies and essay writing, and I have mainly worked with ESL students. However, I could definitely help out your child with 5th grade work. I know what is expected for English skills... read more

35/hour
4.5 (10)
85 hours tutoring
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I have mainly worked with college students on reading strategies and essay writing, and I have mainly worked with ESL students. However, I could definitely help out your child with 5th grade work. I know what is expected for English skills... read more

Jonathan F.
60/hour

Washington, DC

SAT and College Essay Specialist -- Princeton and Cambridge Grad

Hi! I'm a recent recipient of an master's degree from Jesus College, Cambridge who is looking to help students with their reading and writing skills. In particular, I specialize in American History, but I also have experience teaching politics and... read more

60/hour
5.0 (6)
10 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm a recent recipient of an master's degree from Jesus College, Cambridge who is looking to help students with their reading and writing skills. In particular, I specialize in American History, but I also have experience teaching politics and... read more

Lindsay S.
50/hour

Washington, DC

Experienced English Teacher

...each student and each task. Whether I am helping with the first steps of idea generation for an essay or proofreading the final draft of their essays, my students quickly find that, after working with me, they are writing more productively, read more

50/hour
1 hours tutoring
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...each student and each task. Whether I am helping with the first steps of idea generation for an essay or proofreading the final draft of their essays, my students quickly find that, after working with me, they are writing more productively, read more

Sarah S.
70/hour

Washington, DC

Experienced English Teacher - SAT, AP, and College Essay Tutoring

I'm interested in working with students on a variety of subjects, including SAT writing, SAT reading, college application essay writing, AP English, or any other high school reading or writing skill. After nearly a decade of writing... read more

70/hour
5.0 (13)
21 hours tutoring
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I'm interested in working with students on a variety of subjects, including SAT writing, SAT reading, college application essay writing, AP English, or any other high school reading or writing skill. After nearly a decade of writing... read more

David M.
30/hour

Washington, DC

Successful English, History, Spanish Tutor

In most cases, students have demonstrated noteworthy improvement in score performance after tutoring. In addition, I have helped students edit and successfully prepare essays for college admissions and scholarship applications. read more

30/hour
4.9 (97)
268 hours tutoring
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In most cases, students have demonstrated noteworthy improvement in score performance after tutoring. In addition, I have helped students edit and successfully prepare essays for college admissions and scholarship applications. read more

Kyle S.
40/hour

Washington, DC

MisterKyle Good for Social Studies, English, Religious Studies

The students had a range of writing abilities, and I helped them engage primary sources and develop analytical essays. Students who struggled to get a thesis written developed a solid five-paragraph essay by the end of the week. My... read more

40/hour
1 hours tutoring
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The students had a range of writing abilities, and I helped them engage primary sources and develop analytical essays. Students who struggled to get a thesis written developed a solid five-paragraph essay by the end of the week. My... read more

Karen M.
40/hour

Washington, DC

Johns Hopkins Graduate Student (Education)

I'm a dual language (English and Spanish) teacher at a DC Charter School and a student at Johns Hopkins School of Education. I'm an excellent writer and can help you brainstorm, (learn to) structure your essays and/or edit... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring
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I'm a dual language (English and Spanish) teacher at a DC Charter School and a student at Johns Hopkins School of Education. I'm an excellent writer and can help you brainstorm, (learn to) structure your essays and/or edit... read more

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