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45 WA private college essay tutors / Find the best local college essay tutor in WA

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Jeremy C.
40/hour

Prosser, WA

Former High School Math Teacher, Current Finance Professional

I led my students to the highest standardized test scores in the district for three consecutive years. I founded a college prep academy for my students, offering SAT and ACT prep, resume workshops, and assistance in college essay writing. I... read more

40/hour
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I led my students to the highest standardized test scores in the district for three consecutive years. I founded a college prep academy for my students, offering SAT and ACT prep, resume workshops, and assistance in college essay writing. I... read more

Stephanie M.
50/hour

Redmond, WA

Private Tutor - English, Mathematics, and Study Skills

My name is Stephanie M., and I am an experienced tutor who loves reading, writing, and math. I was the valedictorian of my high school class and graduated from Rice University in May of 2011 with bachelor's degrees in mathematics, English, and... read more

50/hour
5.0 (699)
3,632 hours tutoring
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My name is Stephanie M., and I am an experienced tutor who loves reading, writing, and math. I was the valedictorian of my high school class and graduated from Rice University in May of 2011 with bachelor's degrees in mathematics, English, and... read more

Cecilia J.
45/hour

Portland, OR

Help with editing, writing essays, and college applications

Learning is a lifelong process, and my goal is to help you develop skills in the language arts that will help you throughout your life, wherever you end up. Whether you want a college essay edited, or need help writing a thesis, I'll... read more

45/hour
5.0 (4)
10 hours tutoring
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Learning is a lifelong process, and my goal is to help you develop skills in the language arts that will help you throughout your life, wherever you end up. Whether you want a college essay edited, or need help writing a thesis, I'll... read more

John B.
50/hour

Seattle, WA

Personal Statement Expert with Proven Track Record of Success

I am a certified editor and ESL & English tutor with over fifteen years of experience working for both a college writing lab and for my own freelance editing and tutoring business. My specialty is helping people write their college... read more

50/hour
5.0 (85)
398 hours tutoring
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I am a certified editor and ESL & English tutor with over fifteen years of experience working for both a college writing lab and for my own freelance editing and tutoring business. My specialty is helping people write their college... read more

Jay L.
80/hour

Beaverton, OR

Stanford Grad (B.S., M.S.)

Accepted into Stanford University (Bachelor's and Master's programs), helped numerous other students with their essays/college applications with acceptances into Stanford and Ivy League schools read more

80/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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Accepted into Stanford University (Bachelor's and Master's programs), helped numerous other students with their essays/college applications with acceptances into Stanford and Ivy League schools read more

Alexandra M.
60/hour

Astoria, OR

Passionate and Dedicated Italian, French, AP English & History Tutor

I adore languages and specialize in teaching Italian, French and English language and literature. I have taken AP Exams for the following subjects and have worked extensively with students prepare and successfully excel in the following subjects:... read more

60/hour
5.0 (60)
112 hours tutoring
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I adore languages and specialize in teaching Italian, French and English language and literature. I have taken AP Exams for the following subjects and have worked extensively with students prepare and successfully excel in the following subjects:... read more

Mary Ellen E.
45/hour

Portland, OR

Expert tutoring across a wide spectrum of skills and ages

Famous writers say it is a process that cannot be hurried and I agree whole heartedly. I've watched students who say "I cannot write!" finish with a beautiful college application essay, a poem, a long engaging... read more

45/hour
4.9 (52)
188 hours tutoring
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Famous writers say it is a process that cannot be hurried and I agree whole heartedly. I've watched students who say "I cannot write!" finish with a beautiful college application essay, a poem, a long engaging... read more

Ella Mae C.
50/hour

Redmond, WA

10+ Years Tutoring College Writing and Technology courses.

Although I have graduated from the Animation and Graphics program, I still tutor for Bellevue College, primarily in the Writing Lab. As a writing tutor I help students with grammar of all types, with improving vocabulary, college... read more

50/hour
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Although I have graduated from the Animation and Graphics program, I still tutor for Bellevue College, primarily in the Writing Lab. As a writing tutor I help students with grammar of all types, with improving vocabulary, college... read more

Sarah D.
65/hour

Seattle, WA

English Professor & Published Author with 8+ Years of Experience

...Amherst, Williams, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown, and Georgetown). I have a detailed process for helping students draft college admissions essays that allows students to present a detailed portrait of their passions and demonstrate to admissions panels that... read more

65/hour
4.3 (7)
15 hours tutoring
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...Amherst, Williams, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown, and Georgetown). I have a detailed process for helping students draft college admissions essays that allows students to present a detailed portrait of their passions and demonstrate to admissions panels that... read more

Bud L.
90/hour

Bellevue, WA

College counseling and essays

During my 25 years career in investment banking, international business, wealth management, life insurance, and tutoring, I have many opportunities to recruit talents, evaluate performances of subordinates, write and read essays and business... read more

90/hour
4.8 (133)
346 hours tutoring
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During my 25 years career in investment banking, international business, wealth management, life insurance, and tutoring, I have many opportunities to recruit talents, evaluate performances of subordinates, write and read essays and business... read more

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