Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Essay Editing tutors in Washington DC
" In the past, I have tutored students for the SATs (I and II), AP exams, and in a wide range of subjects. I previously ran a writing center, helping students to improve their writing skills and revising college essays. I have been a parliamentary and policy debater for seven years and recently attended the World Universities Debating Championship in Bostwana, Africa. I am friendly, communicate well, and capable of adapting my teaching style to meet every student’s needs."
- University of Pennsylvania - BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, Biology, Algebra, Elementary Math, SAT Math, Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Writing, History, Microbiology, Calculus, French, Pre-Calculus, SAT, PSAT
"Aside from having strong content knowledge in various subject areas, I believe I am motivating, encouraging, and supportive of my students. Whether you hope to raise your grade in class, pass a test, or learn a better way to take notes, my approach to tutoring is based on your unique learning style. I look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals!."
- University of Arizona - BA, Political Science/Classics
- Radford University - MS, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Elementary Math, Reading, History, Essay Editing, Writing, Middle School Math
"More importantly, I've learned how to create connections within and between subjects. I am very enthusiastic about math and the sciences, and I strive to share that energy with my students. I've worked extensively with children and teenagers in the past, including leading 12 teenagers on a cross-country bike trip with an outdoor adventure company. What I've learned from my experiences is that a student who enjoys learning will excel."
- Hamilton College - BA, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:Organic Chemistry, Computer Science, SAT, Calculus, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, College Essays, Statistics, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Writing, Reading, ACT, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra
" I believe education should be a personal, empowering experience that changes people for the better. In all my teaching and tutoring, I seek to help students make personal connections to globally-relevant material, find creative ways to present information and engage students' interest, and offer students a healthy balance of challenge and support. I believe students always deserve a rationale for why what they are learning is important. I am a reflective learner as well as a teacher, always seeking to improve my own teaching practice." ...
- Grinnell College - BA, license, English, Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Reading, ACT English, ACT, History, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing
"I started tutoring when I was 15, and I was trained as a Student Teaching Intern with Breakthrough in 2010. I've tutored students ranging in age from 8 to 88. I love working with students individually or in small groups, and I readily change my lesson plans based on each individual's learning style."
- Smith College - BA, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, Elementary Math, Reading, Essay Editing, Algebra, Geometry, SAT Verbal, PSAT, SAT, SAT Writing, ACT, ACT Writing, Phonics, ACT English, Writing, College Essays, Middle School Math, SAT Math, Spanish, ACT Reading
"In pursuing that course of study, I developed strong reading, writing, critical thinking, and reasoning skills. I also learned the value of individual attention both in and outside the classroom. I look forward to sharing this experience with my students.."
- Alfred University - BA, Philosophy, Violence and Conflict Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Reading, SAT
"I ensure that the student has a solid knowledge base and we build from there with a specific goal in mind, whether it is to prepare for a standardized test or an academic one, or simply to get a better handle on a topic. One area in which I excel is crafting customized solutions for individual students. Each student is different and has his or her own unique needs and strengths. Having a set curriculum is helpful, but having one-on-one tutoring allows students to get individualized attention in the particular areas they need help with. My degree is in English with a concentration in writing and editing, but I am equally good with many math ...
- North Carolina State University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Algebra, SAT, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Essay Editing, PSAT, SAT Math, Elementary Math, Writing
"Presently, I work in the publications department for a non-profit health organization where I proofread, edit, and conduct research daily. While studying for my masters degree, I spent a semester back at National Geographic working with the children's publishing department, and another as an editorial intern at Penguin Books in NYC. I also plan to write my own children's book one day soon! I have experience working with children and students of all ages. I have extensive experience babysitting young children, and have also tutored both middle and high school aged students." ...
- University of Maryland - BA, Journalism; Philosophy
- Pace University - MS, Publishing
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, ACT Math, ACT, ACT Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, ACT English, Writing
" It taught me the patience and good humor needed to give students the confidence to excel as good writers. I can help students with any writing assignments including college essays. The steps for good writing are all at heart about thinking and planning ahead no matter if you are a high school freshman or a Ph.D. candidate. I am also happy to help with American History, Government, or English literature assignments.."
- Universtiy of Chicago - BA, Law Letters and Society
- The George Washington University Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, SSAT, Writing, History, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing
"Louis in May 2011 with Latin honors. I majored in Spanish and Latin American Studies. I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring. At Washington University, I tutored students grades K-12 in all subject areas through the Spanish Language Volunteers Program."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Latin American Studies and Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Algebra, College Essays, Writing, Reading, Middle School Math, Spanish, PSAT, Elementary Math
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