8 College Counseling Tutors Found Near Fairfield, CA



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Alyza S.

College Counseling Tutor

Hercules, CA 94547

Will travel 7 miles

$40 per hour.

4.6 85 ratings

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Not afraid of Virginia Woolf or math formulas!

In addition to writing the letter that led to myself winning an academic scholarship two decades ago, I have coached more than a few students through the process of writing successful college application essays. Sometimes called a "personal statement"-- this document needs to show how the writer is a unique, special, and deserving applicant who is likely to make the most of her/his educational opportunity. The "judges" who read these essays may be looking over a hundred or more candidates' pieces, so YOUR words need to distinguish you from the crowd. Every sentence has to amplify the message [more]


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Ajit B.

College Counseling Tutor

Vallejo, CA 94591

Will travel 12 miles

$45 per hour.

4.82 77 ratings

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Knowledgable English, Math and Science Tutor

As college professor for about 9 years, I reviewed student grades and subjects studied in their high school/college (math, sciences, history, political science, English, economics), and Counseled them to take appropriate course work to purse for college degree. As research scientist, I published more than 20 research papers as first and second author on lab testing, and reviewed and advised/counseled students and other research scientists to improve their research work. I like tutoring and proud of teaching hundreds of high school, college, and university students. I tutor in my home offic [more]


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Mel P.

College Counseling Tutor

Napa, CA 94559

Will travel 35 miles

$75 per hour.

5.0 5 ratings

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Mel Independent College Admission Counselor

I am a graduate of the University of Southern California. I entered the field of College Admission in the mid-eighties and have witnessed the ever changing landscape and increased competitiveness of the admission process. In my role in higher education my experience includes having worked on what the college admission profession refers to as ?both sides of the desk?. At a local private school, I served as a college counselor where I advised students and their parents about the college search and application process, wrote letters of recommendation and presented to students and parents during [more]



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Heather F.

College Counseling Tutor

Concord, CA 94519

Will travel 15 miles

$65 per hour.

4.9 98 ratings

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Knowledgeable, patient specialist in Reading and Test Prep

I have worked in academia for the last 6 years as an Academic Support Specialist and as a faculty member. In these roles I have assisted students as they compose personal statements and application packets. Hello, I work collaboratively and patiently, giving you the tools needed to self-check and work independently. I teach writing at the college level at a small university in Pleasant Hill. When I'm not helping adults, I also tutor at the K-12 level. 2nd and 3rd graders catch up to grade level with my help! I use the Lindamood-Bell Learning Process for reading and comprehension. For high [more]


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Camille B.

College Counseling Tutor

Davis, CA 95616

Will travel 20 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 5 ratings

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Exceptional All-Ages English Tutor and Copy/ Line Editing Wiz

Over the last four years I have helped students--including many first generation college students--develop successful college application essays and personal statements. I work with students to find the right balance for their applications: helping to articulate their unique strengths in a way that communicates their merit to the institution while also showing their interests, personality, and individual voice. Our lessons will involve some research, brainstorming, and writing practice. The first lesson sets up a gameplan for producing the student's first draft(s) while the lessons that follow [more]


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R. Doreen H.

College Counseling Tutor

Pittsburg, CA 94565

Will travel 15 miles

$45 per hour.

4.84 83 ratings

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I will help you perfect your English Language Arts skills!

As a high school substitute teacher and recent teaching credential graduate, I have tutored high school and community college students on the importance of a stellar personal statement, focusing on the ultimate goal and not immediate roadblocks, how to approach the college experience with regard to appropriate study habits for college, and how to take intellectual advantage of every course taken, even those courses not in the major subject area. I have earned a B.A. in English; and I have Teaching Credential in English. I am also a published poet and short story writer. Currently, my tutorin [more]


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Elyse G.

College Counseling Tutor

Davis, CA 95618

Will travel 15 miles

$50 per hour.

4.81 26 ratings

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Yale Grad Tutoring English, Law, Study Skills and More

I have counseled students in writing college essays for several years, completed a course in "College Admissions Counseling" at UCLA's Certificate program in that subject as well as the course offered through UC Berkeley's Certificate program (also in College Admissions counseling) in counseling college applicants in the short essays as well as the "Personal Statement." In addition, I have successfully counseled high school students on writing their college applications as an essay coach for the college application writing expert Brenda Bernstein of TheEssayExpert.com. As an independent cont [more]


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David C.

College Counseling Tutor

Richmond, CA 94804

Will travel 40 miles

$170 per hour.

3.0 2 ratings

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Motivated, passionate, and dedicated educator

I have been a high school counselor for 5 years and have been accepted to all the top universities in California. I know college admissions from high school very well and know how to transfer from a 2-year college. I also know financial aid very well and help students daily with a wide variety questions. I have a Master's degree in school and career counseling. I am a Stanford University grad with many years of college counseling experiences and a M.S. in school and career counseling and 100% acceptance to all of the colleges to which I have applied (UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, Santa Clara-- to [more]