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Deborah S. Baltimore, MD, available for online & in-person tutoring
Deborah S.
40/hour

Literature and Literary Analysis; Essay Development

Literature is a great edifice of ideas, fascination and discovery. Studying literature will enhance your appreciation of all the arts. If you need help with assigned essays, or working on your own narratives, I can help out with a wide... See Deborah's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (363)
1,289 hours tutoring
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Literature is a great edifice of ideas, fascination and discovery. Studying literature will enhance your appreciation of all the arts. If you need help with assigned essays, or working on your own narratives, I can help out with a wide... See Deborah's full profile

Patrice R. Oak Lawn, IL, available for online tutoring
Patrice R.
45/hour

Proofreader of Essays and Dissertations

I am a freelance editor and proofreader of dissertations. My many years of grading and evaluating essays, ranging from secondary school to graduate school, helped me develop a keen eye for identifying grammatical errors and or sentence... See Patrice's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (211)
812 hours tutoring
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I am a freelance editor and proofreader of dissertations. My many years of grading and evaluating essays, ranging from secondary school to graduate school, helped me develop a keen eye for identifying grammatical errors and or sentence... See Patrice's full profile

Mikayla L. Three Bridges, NJ, available for online tutoring
Mikayla L.
50/hour

Experienced College Application Essay Editor

For one client, I went over her medical school applications, leaving detailed comments and revision suggestions to help her put her best foot forward. I am well versed in essay structure and grammar mechanics, and I have over 200 hours... See Mikayla's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (140)
796 hours tutoring
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For one client, I went over her medical school applications, leaving detailed comments and revision suggestions to help her put her best foot forward. I am well versed in essay structure and grammar mechanics, and I have over 200 hours... See Mikayla's full profile

Jaime M. Myrtle Beach, SC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jaime M.
70/hour

Do you need help writing/proofreading your essay? I will help you.

. :) Do you need help writing your essay or story? I love to write. I am currently writing a novel, so I put my writing skills to work every day. I have helped students write short stories, historical essays, research... See Jaime's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (928)
2,895 hours tutoring
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. :) Do you need help writing your essay or story? I love to write. I am currently writing a novel, so I put my writing skills to work every day. I have helped students write short stories, historical essays, research... See Jaime's full profile

Ben G. Washington, DC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ben G.
80/hour

Assists Prospective Students with Application Essay Writing Process

On Wyzant's platform alone, I’ve worked with prospective college, graduate, law school, med school, and vet school students to help them develop their application essays. I assist them with the various aspects of the writing process... See Ben's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (827)
3,501 hours tutoring
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On Wyzant's platform alone, I’ve worked with prospective college, graduate, law school, med school, and vet school students to help them develop their application essays. I assist them with the various aspects of the writing process... See Ben's full profile

Jon A. Missoula, MT, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jon A.
80/hour

Math, English Tutor

I can help you avoid common mistakes, such as misplaced modifiers, inconsistent tense/case, and dangling prepositions. Additionally, I can help you prepare for the essay in the writing portion of the SAT. See Jon's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (516)
2,016 hours tutoring
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I can help you avoid common mistakes, such as misplaced modifiers, inconsistent tense/case, and dangling prepositions. Additionally, I can help you prepare for the essay in the writing portion of the SAT. See Jon's full profile

Karen K. West Bloomfield, MI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Karen K.
90/hour

Proofreading, specializing in personal essays and college statements

I am an editing and proofreading tutor specializing in college essays and graduate school personal statements. See Karen's full profile

90/hour
4.9 (118)
470 hours tutoring
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I am an editing and proofreading tutor specializing in college essays and graduate school personal statements. See Karen's full profile

Jonathan R. Lancaster, PA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jonathan R.
90/hour

Skilled Editor and Writing Coach

Using my talent for explaining the fine points of grammar, diction, and argument, I have assisted many people with the planning, composing, and editing of their essays and papers. In particular, I have helped a number of students with the... See Jonathan's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (2866)
11,488 hours tutoring
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Using my talent for explaining the fine points of grammar, diction, and argument, I have assisted many people with the planning, composing, and editing of their essays and papers. In particular, I have helped a number of students with the... See Jonathan's full profile

Jennifer F. Philadelphia, PA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer F.
120/hour

College Essay Coach

...to write and those who don’t — to help them get their thoughts on paper in a way that is compelling and informative. My essay coaching students have had considerable success — they have been accepted to universities including Princeton, Yale, Penn... See Jennifer's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (47)
134 hours tutoring
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...to write and those who don’t — to help them get their thoughts on paper in a way that is compelling and informative. My essay coaching students have had considerable success — they have been accepted to universities including Princeton, Yale, Penn... See Jennifer's full profile

Karen J. Great Falls, VA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Karen J.
120/hour

College Essays/Public Speaking Coach/Editor/Proofreader-20+ years

Communications professional ready to help you achieve your goals. From preparing and polishing speeches and college essays to editing and proofreading important materials, I’ll help you gain the skills and confidence to shine. I’ll... See Karen's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (26)
54 hours tutoring
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Communications professional ready to help you achieve your goals. From preparing and polishing speeches and college essays to editing and proofreading important materials, I’ll help you gain the skills and confidence to shine. I’ll... See Karen's full profile

Jesse S. San Diego, CA, available for online tutoring
Jesse S.
125/hour

Experienced and Engaging Educator--SAT, ACT, AP English, College Essay

I firmly believe that this combination is the key to successful scholastic interaction. I have significant experience in teaching test preparation (SAT-Verbal MC and Essay, ACT-English and Reading MC and Essay, PSAT-Verbal MC, and... See Jesse's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (1559)
4,022 hours tutoring
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I firmly believe that this combination is the key to successful scholastic interaction. I have significant experience in teaching test preparation (SAT-Verbal MC and Essay, ACT-English and Reading MC and Essay, PSAT-Verbal MC, and... See Jesse's full profile

Abby P. Miami, FL, available for online tutoring
Abby P.
130/hour

Certified College Counselor; ACT/SAT, English Expert; Macalester Grad

...potentials. My area of expertise is all things college prep: ACT test prep, SAT test prep, college application essay writing, general essay writing, college application completion, and college counseling. By choosing to work with me, you will receive... See Abby's full profile

130/hour
5.0 (531)
1,912 hours tutoring
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...potentials. My area of expertise is all things college prep: ACT test prep, SAT test prep, college application essay writing, general essay writing, college application completion, and college counseling. By choosing to work with me, you will receive... See Abby's full profile

Andrea C. Huntington, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrea C.
130/hour

Customized Writing Instruction for Grades 5-16!

My classroom and tutoring instructional experiences have strengthened my ability to guide students through the processes of crafting creative short stories, academic essays, research papers, narrative essays (including the Common App... See Andrea's full profile

130/hour
5.0 (697)
2,721 hours tutoring
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My classroom and tutoring instructional experiences have strengthened my ability to guide students through the processes of crafting creative short stories, academic essays, research papers, narrative essays (including the Common App... See Andrea's full profile

Taylor H. New York, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Taylor H.
130/hour

Personalized Essay Writing and Editing; Law School Admissions Coach

I know how to craft a successful, cohesive essay - whether it be for law school, college or grad school. I know how to write a compelling personal statement. With over four years experience helping students revise and improve their... See Taylor's full profile

130/hour
5.0 (109)
291 hours tutoring
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I know how to craft a successful, cohesive essay - whether it be for law school, college or grad school. I know how to write a compelling personal statement. With over four years experience helping students revise and improve their... See Taylor's full profile

Dr. Lauren J. Austin, TX, available for online & in-person tutoring
Dr. Lauren J.
140/hour

Get Help with Essays and Research Papers by Former Professor

Lauren, an academic writing and research coach. I work primarily with college and graduate students to conquer your writing and research projects, from short essays to dissertations and grant applications (and everything in between). I hold... See Dr. Lauren's full profile

140/hour
5.0 (98)
522 hours tutoring
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Lauren, an academic writing and research coach. I work primarily with college and graduate students to conquer your writing and research projects, from short essays to dissertations and grant applications (and everything in between). I hold... See Dr. Lauren's full profile

Joe H. Missouri City, TX, available for online & in-person tutoring
Joe H.
145/hour

Retired HR Manager with Master's in HR

My specific expertise in this area is business writing and college essay writing. I am able to get a point across in a very short, succinct, and precise manner. I have vast experience helping students and employees from many countries... See Joe's full profile

145/hour
5.0 (668)
808 hours tutoring
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My specific expertise in this area is business writing and college essay writing. I am able to get a point across in a very short, succinct, and precise manner. I have vast experience helping students and employees from many countries... See Joe's full profile

Benjamin P. Nashville, TN, available for online & in-person tutoring
Benjamin P.
149/hour

Master's in Social Studies Education, Experienced Essay Writer

I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond with a degree in American Studies. I have a lot of experience writing high school and college level essays. I can help prepare students for their AP History and College-Level... See Benjamin's full profile

149/hour
5.0 (99)
252 hours tutoring
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I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond with a degree in American Studies. I have a lot of experience writing high school and college level essays. I can help prepare students for their AP History and College-Level... See Benjamin's full profile

H S. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
H S.
150/hour

College Grad School Essays Personal Statements|Resumes|Interview Prep

Whether providing them career guidance and support or helping them write standout essays and personal statements (i.e. for college, graduate school, ERAS, fellowships, etc.), as a trusted advisor, mentor, and coach I enable and empower... See H's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (17)
63 hours tutoring
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Whether providing them career guidance and support or helping them write standout essays and personal statements (i.e. for college, graduate school, ERAS, fellowships, etc.), as a trusted advisor, mentor, and coach I enable and empower... See H's full profile

Barbara L. New Preston Marble Dale, CT, available for online tutoring
Barbara L.
155/hour

Essay Proofreading

As a veteran high school teacher and a college consultant, I have been helping students write and refine their essays for almost 20 years. In addition to resolving any grammar and punctuation errors, I can provide meticulous feedback on... See Barbara's full profile

155/hour
5.0 (133)
520 hours tutoring
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As a veteran high school teacher and a college consultant, I have been helping students write and refine their essays for almost 20 years. In addition to resolving any grammar and punctuation errors, I can provide meticulous feedback on... See Barbara's full profile

Eitan G. New York, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eitan G.
155/hour

NYU Grad with Expertise in College Personal Statements & Resumes

I have assisted students through their college journeys since 2016. Since then, I have run large college essay workshops and have worked privately with individuals applying to top schools such as Stanford University, The University of... See Eitan's full profile

155/hour
5.0 (38)
241 hours tutoring
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I have assisted students through their college journeys since 2016. Since then, I have run large college essay workshops and have worked privately with individuals applying to top schools such as Stanford University, The University of... See Eitan's full profile

Erica F. Winston Salem, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erica F.
200/hour

Writing Coach & Essay Specialist (College + Grad/Med/Law School)

As a professional writing coach, I am committed to supporting you through every step of the writing process— from formulating ideas to submitting a polished final product that makes you proud. I specialize in helping students with personal... See Erica's full profile

200/hour
5.0 (465)
1,080 hours tutoring
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As a professional writing coach, I am committed to supporting you through every step of the writing process— from formulating ideas to submitting a polished final product that makes you proud. I specialize in helping students with personal... See Erica's full profile

Alan J. New York, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alan J.
300/hour

Stanford Grad for College Application Essays

The personal statement is my specialty. I coach students to write highly engaging and deeply personal application essays for college and medical school. The story is in you. As an experienced journalist and filmmaker, I know how to draw it... See Alan's full profile

300/hour
5.0 (698)
2,069 hours tutoring
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The personal statement is my specialty. I coach students to write highly engaging and deeply personal application essays for college and medical school. The story is in you. As an experienced journalist and filmmaker, I know how to draw it... See Alan's full profile

Kenneth O. Casa Grande, AZ, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kenneth O.
300/hour

Harvard grad – Common App essays college admission essays

I can help you find your voice and your story for Common App essays, Coalition App essays, college application essays, and college admission essays. Writing college application admission essays need not be... See Kenneth's full profile

300/hour
5.0 (1224)
2,702 hours tutoring
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I can help you find your voice and your story for Common App essays, Coalition App essays, college application essays, and college admission essays. Writing college application admission essays need not be... See Kenneth's full profile

Madeline G. Seattle, WA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Madeline G.
300/hour

Experienced Grad-School, Fellowship, and College Essay Tutor

I'm happy to work with you on any stage of the writing process, whether it be last-minute final edits, brainstorming content and outlining, or anything in between! College and graduate school essay coaching has been a focus of mine... See Madeline's full profile

300/hour
5.0 (329)
1,188 hours tutoring
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I'm happy to work with you on any stage of the writing process, whether it be last-minute final edits, brainstorming content and outlining, or anything in between! College and graduate school essay coaching has been a focus of mine... See Madeline's full profile

Teagan L. Austin, TX, available for online & in-person tutoring
Teagan L.
400/hour

Award-winning Harvard Grad / College Essay and Application Consultant

Throughout my tutoring career, I have helped numerous clients refine and polish academic papers, college essays, and applications. Whether you need assistance with your writing style, grammar, vocabulary, or paper structure, I can use my... See Teagan's full profile

400/hour
4.9 (543)
2,224 hours tutoring
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Throughout my tutoring career, I have helped numerous clients refine and polish academic papers, college essays, and applications. Whether you need assistance with your writing style, grammar, vocabulary, or paper structure, I can use my... See Teagan's full profile

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