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Rufina C. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Rufina C.
37/hour

Near Whittier, CA

English Major at UCLA, Aspiring Journalist

Since middle school, I have consistently received top marks on my writing assignments and essays. I was the #1 student in my year throughout high school and graduated with a GPA of 4.6. I have experience with tutoring in high school as a member of the National Honors Society. I helped students from freshmen to... See Rufina's full profile

37/hour
5.0 (4)
16 hours tutoring
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Since middle school, I have consistently received top marks on my writing assignments and essays. I was the #1 student in my year throughout high school and graduated with a GPA of 4.6. I have experience with tutoring in high school as a member of the National Honors Society. I helped students from freshmen to... See Rufina's full profile

Sonya E. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sonya E.
100/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Exceptional Writing, Literature, and ACT/SAT/GRE Tutor

However, I also have a strong math background and have helped numerous students prepare for and pass standardized exams. For the last three years, I have worked primarily as a private tutor specializing in ACT, SAT, GRE, English, college admission essays, and other forms of writing. It pleases me greatly to... See Sonya's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (554)
1,507 hours tutoring
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However, I also have a strong math background and have helped numerous students prepare for and pass standardized exams. For the last three years, I have worked primarily as a private tutor specializing in ACT, SAT, GRE, English, college admission essays, and other forms of writing. It pleases me greatly to... See Sonya's full profile

Robert P. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert P.
225/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Experienced College Counselor Guiding Students to Best-Fit Colleges

...writing waitlist/deferral letters, and planning the transition to college. When working with students on their essays, I guide them through brainstorming and give them regular feedback to push them to revise the essays to become insightful windows into the student's authentic inner life. The best time for students to start... See Robert's full profile

225/hour
5.0 (75)
120 hours tutoring
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...writing waitlist/deferral letters, and planning the transition to college. When working with students on their essays, I guide them through brainstorming and give them regular feedback to push them to revise the essays to become insightful windows into the student's authentic inner life. The best time for students to start... See Robert's full profile

Calina C. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Calina C.
275/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Harvard Grad/Duke PhD: Former Literature Professor, Essay Consultant

I received my PhD in English from Duke University and have taught English literature at the college and high school levels for a decade. I have taught English literature and freshman writing at Duke, literature at Emerson College, and upper-level English and freshman writing courses at the US Naval Academy, where I was... See Calina's full profile

275/hour
5.0 (10)
34 hours tutoring
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I received my PhD in English from Duke University and have taught English literature at the college and high school levels for a decade. I have taught English literature and freshman writing at Duke, literature at Emerson College, and upper-level English and freshman writing courses at the US Naval Academy, where I was... See Calina's full profile

Lauren B. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lauren B.
60/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Dartmouth Graduate with Years of College Counseling Experience

I am currently working in LA as a screenwriter, but I am passionate about teaching — at Dartmouth, I worked as a writing tutor for the RWIT center for writing and rhetoric. My specialties are in English and writing. When I was applying to college, I fell in love with the art of the personal essay and I believe... See Lauren's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (48)
130 hours tutoring
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I am currently working in LA as a screenwriter, but I am passionate about teaching — at Dartmouth, I worked as a writing tutor for the RWIT center for writing and rhetoric. My specialties are in English and writing. When I was applying to college, I fell in love with the art of the personal essay and I believe... See Lauren's full profile

Michael W. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
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... See Michael's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (123)
492 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... See Michael's full profile

Ryan Y. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ryan Y.
100/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Harvey Mudd/Cornell grad; multi-subject, empathetic tutor

I have extensive experience tutoring high school and college students in writing essays. I also have experience teaching and tutoring high school ESL students in English writing. I received a 5 on the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, and a 5 on the AP English Language and Composition Exam. I have... See Ryan's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (487)
1,892 hours tutoring
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I have extensive experience tutoring high school and college students in writing essays. I also have experience teaching and tutoring high school ESL students in English writing. I received a 5 on the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, and a 5 on the AP English Language and Composition Exam. I have... See Ryan's full profile

Alana G. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alana G.
65/hour

Near Whittier, CA

TUTOR College Essay Counselor, English, Social Studies, ACT

My name is Alana and I am here to help your student feel more confident about their academic abilities! My specialties include K-12 English and Social Studies, ACT, and college/transfer/graduate school essays. I am patient, understanding, and dedicated to making sure that my students have adequate help... See Alana's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (62)
310 hours tutoring
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My name is Alana and I am here to help your student feel more confident about their academic abilities! My specialties include K-12 English and Social Studies, ACT, and college/transfer/graduate school essays. I am patient, understanding, and dedicated to making sure that my students have adequate help... See Alana's full profile

Melissa F. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Melissa F.
100/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Cornell Graduate, Former Teacher and Experienced Tutor for all ages!

I have worked with over 30 high school seniors on both SAT/ACT prep, college/university search/research, and also college application completion. I am very familiar with the structure of the common application, and have aided many students in creating unique college essays. See Melissa's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (88)
305 hours tutoring
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I have worked with over 30 high school seniors on both SAT/ACT prep, college/university search/research, and also college application completion. I am very familiar with the structure of the common application, and have aided many students in creating unique college essays. See Melissa's full profile

Mitchell G. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mitchell G.
225/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Award-Winning Writer & Admissions Essay Specialist

My essays have led to acceptances from prestigious schools like Duke, UCLA, USC, U Michigan, U Wisconsin, Emory University, Vanderbilt, and more, both in undergrad and graduate programs. When I’m not consulting on essays, I am an award winning professional writer with several screen credits to my name,... See Mitchell's full profile

225/hour
5.0 (73)
270 hours tutoring
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My essays have led to acceptances from prestigious schools like Duke, UCLA, USC, U Michigan, U Wisconsin, Emory University, Vanderbilt, and more, both in undergrad and graduate programs. When I’m not consulting on essays, I am an award winning professional writer with several screen credits to my name,... See Mitchell's full profile

Leila K. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Leila K.
90/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Law student: High school/College essay writing or 1L Tutor

I have guided many friends and family through the process and have received good feedback that my advice and essay editing was useful. I was a reverse splitter applicant (75%+ GPA, 25%- LSAT Score). Even with my LSAT score not aligning with my high GPA percentile, I was able to get into USC with over 50%... See Leila's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (3)
14 hours tutoring
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I have guided many friends and family through the process and have received good feedback that my advice and essay editing was useful. I was a reverse splitter applicant (75%+ GPA, 25%- LSAT Score). Even with my LSAT score not aligning with my high GPA percentile, I was able to get into USC with over 50%... See Leila's full profile

Alexandra F. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alexandra F.
21/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Essay Writing and Algebra

I've worked with three elementary school students, focusing on English, math, social studies, and science. I've specifically targeted writing and comprehension skills, as well as improving essay writing, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. I create presentations for my students and find worksheets, as... See Alexandra's full profile

21/hour
4.9 (79)
155 hours tutoring
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I've worked with three elementary school students, focusing on English, math, social studies, and science. I've specifically targeted writing and comprehension skills, as well as improving essay writing, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. I create presentations for my students and find worksheets, as... See Alexandra's full profile

Belinda F. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Belinda F.
65/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Elementary Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra

I also have an extensive tutoring background in a variety of subjects, including but not limited to Language Arts and Biology as well as Math. A sample of my experience consists of helping students write essays, interpret bio-scientific concepts, and solve quadratic equations. My specialized area is math with... See Belinda's full profile

65/hour
4.9 (116)
1,123 hours tutoring
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I also have an extensive tutoring background in a variety of subjects, including but not limited to Language Arts and Biology as well as Math. A sample of my experience consists of helping students write essays, interpret bio-scientific concepts, and solve quadratic equations. My specialized area is math with... See Belinda's full profile

Pallavi G. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Pallavi G.
100/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Caltech, CMU, and USC-trained biomedical engineer who loves to tutor

I have a BS in English and have significant experience tutoring students in essays, applications, and standardized tests including the SAT, ACT, HSPT, and GRE. See Pallavi's full profile

100/hour
4.6 (28)
147 hours tutoring
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I have a BS in English and have significant experience tutoring students in essays, applications, and standardized tests including the SAT, ACT, HSPT, and GRE. See Pallavi's full profile

Geoffrey B. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Geoffrey B.
80/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Phi Beta Kappa Tutor for College-level Essay Writing and Editing Help

My Bachelor's Degree in Classical Studies trained me to critically interpret texts and clearly express myself in writing. I can help students with these same skills by focusing on good writing habits, proper essay structure, and correct grammar and syntax. I believe in helping students understand what they... See Geoffrey's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (924)
3,510 hours tutoring
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My Bachelor's Degree in Classical Studies trained me to critically interpret texts and clearly express myself in writing. I can help students with these same skills by focusing on good writing habits, proper essay structure, and correct grammar and syntax. I believe in helping students understand what they... See Geoffrey's full profile

David F. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David F.
65/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Experienced Teacher In Legal Studies, Bar Exam, Science, Math and More

In addition, I have prepared students for the bar exam with outstanding results for over 25 years. In addition to having passed the California Bar Exam on the first try, one of my essay answers was selected as a model answer. See David's full profile

65/hour
4.9 (515)
2,295 hours tutoring
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In addition, I have prepared students for the bar exam with outstanding results for over 25 years. In addition to having passed the California Bar Exam on the first try, one of my essay answers was selected as a model answer. See David's full profile

Colin D. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Colin D.
150/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Patient, Experienced Multi-Subject Tutor (Harvard Grad & J.D.)

In my test simulations prior to the test, I routinely scored in the 90-95% range in multiple choice questions (sets of 100), and exceeded the maximum number of issues provided in the sample essays/outlines as provided in the BarBri essay workbook. I have assisted several... See Colin's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (1309)
11,830 hours tutoring
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In my test simulations prior to the test, I routinely scored in the 90-95% range in multiple choice questions (sets of 100), and exceeded the maximum number of issues provided in the sample essays/outlines as provided in the BarBri essay workbook. I have assisted several... See Colin's full profile

Anuj B. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Anuj B.
80/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Multiple Scholarship-Winning Essay Writer, 5+ years teaching writing!

I scored a 34 on the ACT English section and 720 (out of 800) on the SAT and was exempted from College English at UT Austin. I have since won multiple scholarships at UT Austin and Austin Community College where essays were a critical component. I have been teaching English/writing at all levels from middle... See Anuj's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (107)
145 hours tutoring
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I scored a 34 on the ACT English section and 720 (out of 800) on the SAT and was exempted from College English at UT Austin. I have since won multiple scholarships at UT Austin and Austin Community College where essays were a critical component. I have been teaching English/writing at all levels from middle... See Anuj's full profile

Susan Y. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Susan Y.
62/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Full Potential Tutoring in Reading, Writing, and SAT/ACT Prep.

Students also learned to identify and write their own simple sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences, and compound-complex sentences. Students also learned to write essays, short stories, poems, and plays. They were encouraged to appreciate literature and learned about the elements of plot, theme,... See Susan's full profile

62/hour
5.0 (466)
1,431 hours tutoring
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Students also learned to identify and write their own simple sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences, and compound-complex sentences. Students also learned to write essays, short stories, poems, and plays. They were encouraged to appreciate literature and learned about the elements of plot, theme,... See Susan's full profile

Scott P. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Scott P.
50/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. See Scott's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (64)
117 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. See Scott's full profile

Zeinab M. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Zeinab M.
120/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Caltech, UCLA, Hopkins Grad - Expert Tutor

There is no right or wrong way to write a college or scholarship essay, but it is essential to write how you or your idea is unique. I have always treated Personal Statements as an opportunity to reflect on life experiences and to thoroughly examine my ideas and beliefs. Writing a Personal Statement is different... See Zeinab's full profile

120/hour
4.8 (57)
247 hours tutoring
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There is no right or wrong way to write a college or scholarship essay, but it is essential to write how you or your idea is unique. I have always treated Personal Statements as an opportunity to reflect on life experiences and to thoroughly examine my ideas and beliefs. Writing a Personal Statement is different... See Zeinab's full profile

Zhen L. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Zhen L.
60/hour

Near Whittier, CA

PhD in Engineering Education

I am very familiar with the application process to colleges and universities in the U.S.. I can advice students on selecting majors, especially in engineering, give helpful advice on their personal statements or essays, share my personal experiences, and answer their questions on college applications. I also... See Zhen's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (121)
326 hours tutoring
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I am very familiar with the application process to colleges and universities in the U.S.. I can advice students on selecting majors, especially in engineering, give helpful advice on their personal statements or essays, share my personal experiences, and answer their questions on college applications. I also... See Zhen's full profile

Sumeet S. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sumeet S.
15/hour

Near Whittier, CA

USC/JHU Grad w/ 99% ACT + Fulbright Scholar for Test/College Prep

My tutoring philosophy focuses on teaching you how to approach problems and also addressing any necessary gaps in knowledge, if necessary. In regards to aspects like proofreading essays, I hope to teach you how to recognize your own mistakes so that you can avoid them in the future and ultimately become a stronger... See Sumeet's full profile

15/hour
5.0 (7)
21 hours tutoring
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My tutoring philosophy focuses on teaching you how to approach problems and also addressing any necessary gaps in knowledge, if necessary. In regards to aspects like proofreading essays, I hope to teach you how to recognize your own mistakes so that you can avoid them in the future and ultimately become a stronger... See Sumeet's full profile

Vasisht C. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Vasisht C.
50/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Accomplished College Student with Strong Knowledge about College Apps.

As a current student at UCLA, I know exactly what it takes to have a strong application. My writing skills helped me craft essays that got me into many top schools and I hope to pass this knowledge on and help applicants write the best essays possible. I also have strong knowledge regarding the application... See Vasisht's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (4)
9 hours tutoring
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As a current student at UCLA, I know exactly what it takes to have a strong application. My writing skills helped me craft essays that got me into many top schools and I hope to pass this knowledge on and help applicants write the best essays possible. I also have strong knowledge regarding the application... See Vasisht's full profile

Maria L. Near Whittier, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Maria L.
125/hour

Near Whittier, CA

Top Notch Math and Language Tutor

...the LA public library, and everything in between. I’ve taught languages both already living (Russian, English (ESL/ESOL, SAT Reading, SAT Verbal, SAT Grammar & Essay, ACT Reading & English), French, Spanish) and those that need to be brought back from the dead dead (Latin, Ancient Greek, Sanskrit, and Old Church Slavonic)... See Maria's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (248)
1,223 hours tutoring
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...the LA public library, and everything in between. I’ve taught languages both already living (Russian, English (ESL/ESOL, SAT Reading, SAT Verbal, SAT Grammar & Essay, ACT Reading & English), French, Spanish) and those that need to be brought back from the dead dead (Latin, Ancient Greek, Sanskrit, and Old Church Slavonic)... See Maria's full profile

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