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The Best essay Tutors in Whittier, CA

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Morgan M.
65/hour

Near Whittier, CA

USC Grad for Writing and English

I have five years of editing and writing experience at the college and graduate-level, in addition to writing for major corporations. Throughout my college, I edited a series of essays, articles, and books that were truly beneficial for my clients, in addition to myself. These years of editing have strengthened my... read more

65/hour
5.0 (6)
23 hours tutoring
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I have five years of editing and writing experience at the college and graduate-level, in addition to writing for major corporations. Throughout my college, I edited a series of essays, articles, and books that were truly beneficial for my clients, in addition to myself. These years of editing have strengthened my... read more

Eve B.
36/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Effective ESL, Writing, Copyediting, Communications

I am well read in classic and modern literature and short stories and am familiar with many great works. I have helped people with understanding literature and writing proper and compelling essays and reports. I copyedited the nonfiction book; "The Encyclopedia of Voice Over" by Kate McClanaghan. This... read more

36/hour
5.0 (362)
761 hours tutoring
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I am well read in classic and modern literature and short stories and am familiar with many great works. I have helped people with understanding literature and writing proper and compelling essays and reports. I copyedited the nonfiction book; "The Encyclopedia of Voice Over" by Kate McClanaghan. This... read more

Maria K.
125/hour

Near Whittier, CA

College Admissions Advisor

I have a PhD in English and have served for over ten years as a university College Admissions evaluator. I also have assisted many students in preparing their undergraduate and graduate school applications, from identifying target schools, assistance with essay writing and revision, and support in completing... read more

125/hour
5.0 (18)
72 hours tutoring
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I have a PhD in English and have served for over ten years as a university College Admissions evaluator. I also have assisted many students in preparing their undergraduate and graduate school applications, from identifying target schools, assistance with essay writing and revision, and support in completing... read more

Hanna W.
50/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Award-winning bilingual journalist teaching writing and Spanish

I have worked as a grant writer for non-profits, published my own literary blog, studied creative writing at the Iowa Writers Conference and edited legal documents for a law firm. With this background, I am prepared to take on many writing styles- from critical essays to creative vignettes to professional... read more

50/hour
4.9 (28)
35 hours tutoring
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I have worked as a grant writer for non-profits, published my own literary blog, studied creative writing at the Iowa Writers Conference and edited legal documents for a law firm. With this background, I am prepared to take on many writing styles- from critical essays to creative vignettes to professional... read more

Patricia D.
30/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Uplifting Tutor for Writing, ELA and Homeschool too!

I have been tutoring students in the Institute for Excellence in Writing method for more than a decade and the Evidence-Based method for several years. Literary analysis, essay writing, and creative writing all have special requirements that must be met in order to meet academic standards. I have effectively... read more

30/hour
5.0 (10)
11 hours tutoring
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I have been tutoring students in the Institute for Excellence in Writing method for more than a decade and the Evidence-Based method for several years. Literary analysis, essay writing, and creative writing all have special requirements that must be met in order to meet academic standards. I have effectively... read more

Scott P.
40/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Writing and Comprehension Tutor / MBA with Real World Management Exp.

I can help you write essays or write creative or both if you are so inclined! I can help you write under timed circumstances for tests. I've written plenty of term papers in college (and thankfully received a B or better), so I'm sure I can help you write a concise, on topic essay. read more

40/hour
5.0 (61)
113 hours tutoring
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I can help you write essays or write creative or both if you are so inclined! I can help you write under timed circumstances for tests. I've written plenty of term papers in college (and thankfully received a B or better), so I'm sure I can help you write a concise, on topic essay. read more

Michael W.
125/hour

Near Whittier, CA

UCLA Instructor / SAT ACT Expert

They just need to know the 10 major grammar rules that are showcased on the SAT. I help students focus on these to increase their scores. Students must also recognize the difference between an SAT essay and a school essay. My guidelines will make the essay easy--even for mediocre writers. I have a... read more

125/hour
5.0 (121)
475 hours tutoring
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They just need to know the 10 major grammar rules that are showcased on the SAT. I help students focus on these to increase their scores. Students must also recognize the difference between an SAT essay and a school essay. My guidelines will make the essay easy--even for mediocre writers. I have a... read more

James M.
40/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Berkeley grad with a doctorate

I've published two books and over twenty articles, so I'm at home in the world of English prose. I also have three degrees in higher education, so I'm used to crafting academic papers. I've helped students write college essays, grad school applications, and term papers, and I'm always... read more

40/hour
5.0 (410)
833 hours tutoring
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I've published two books and over twenty articles, so I'm at home in the world of English prose. I also have three degrees in higher education, so I'm used to crafting academic papers. I've helped students write college essays, grad school applications, and term papers, and I'm always... read more

Iffat A.
30/hour

Near Whittier, CA

College Essay Reader + Biology/Algebra 1 Tutor

I am a student at University of California San Diego with a Human Biology major and Human Developmental Science minor. I can help you with the following: 1. Writing your college application essays, scholarship essays, and college interviews! (I have won over 5 scholarships including the Horatio Alger... read more

30/hour
1 hours tutoring
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I am a student at University of California San Diego with a Human Biology major and Human Developmental Science minor. I can help you with the following: 1. Writing your college application essays, scholarship essays, and college interviews! (I have won over 5 scholarships including the Horatio Alger... read more

Chelsea S.
55/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Highly Experienced Proofreader of Both Essays and Résumés

I have extensive experience grading essays for both content and formatting due to my previous work as a Teaching Assistant. I have also always been my friends' go-to when it comes to editing anything from graduate thesis proposals, to scholarship essays, to résumés. read more

55/hour
5.0 (304)
318 hours tutoring
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I have extensive experience grading essays for both content and formatting due to my previous work as a Teaching Assistant. I have also always been my friends' go-to when it comes to editing anything from graduate thesis proposals, to scholarship essays, to résumés. read more

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