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Sofia W.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • English and Creative Writing from Occidental College
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Sofia W.

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I am a recent Occidental College graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. I am qualified to help students with all things related to writing.

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My name is Sofia and I'm a recent Occidental College graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. I have been a professional singer-songwriter since I was in high school, touring both the US and the UK. I have a passion for teaching students of any age and working to design a personalized

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Ulyana H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Science - earth sciences from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ulyana H.

8 Reviews
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I have a vast amount of experience in writing, given my high school, college, and graduate career. My experience ranges from essays (including the standard 5-paragraph one), to research papers with proper citations, to technical reports, to a dissertation (for my PhD).

About Ulyana

My name is Ulyana and I'm passionate about teaching and tutoring! I graduated with a B.S. from Rice University (Houston, TX), specializing in earth sciences (geology and chemistry). I did my Masters in planetary geology at Brown University (Providence, RI), and for my PhD, I trekked over 1500 miles

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Berret
Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson.
Alan Y.
Perfect lesson! Dr. Ulyana is very nice, patient, and very professional.
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Jasmine L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog, Italian
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Jasmine L.

15 Reviews
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Sessions include homework help, concept review, proofreading, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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excellent teacher
Peter R.
She was very easy to work with, to learn from and understand.She helped me alot. I will be using her going forward.
Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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Katrina Z.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Katrina Z.

16 Reviews
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Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Doris H.
We finished our first set of singing lessons. Katrina has a very efficient and organized methodology in her lessons. Also very caring and supportive. An excellent teacher! Highly recommend!
Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
Matt D.
She's teaching me different styles of music not that I'm not used to, which is helping my voice get better and better!
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Jillian V.

70 Reviews
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Starting at $90
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  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jillian V.

70 Reviews
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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I find

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Julie
If 5 stars is for Best instructor ever than Jillian is the winner! When I first started, I was so afraid of singing off pitch that I was afraid to sing! Jillian has helped me to gain confidence for singing from my heart, expressing emotion. I do not even worry about pitch anymore. All of Jillian's students are so lucky like me to have Jillian for support and guidance to make our dreams a reality!
Madeline P.
Great with my 8 year old daughter!
Jacquelyn W.
I ADORE Jillian! She is so sweet and encouraging. When my schedule is crazy she does everything in her power to accommodate me. It is clear that she knows what she is doing. After trying to teach myself guitar for YEARS, with the way she explains things, I am already further along after just 3 lessons. She also has a gorgeous voice! I can't wait to continue learning from her!
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Rachel O.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communication from Liberty University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Rachel O.

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Experienced teacher who wants to help people discover the joy of learning! I have tutored individuals in writing from an elementary to a college level, as well as invented unique writing curriculum as a nanny assisting with homeschooling. My experience ranges from helping 1st graders hold pencils and learn to form letters to assisting college students writing essays. Unlocking the joys of writing is a specialty that I would love to help with!

About Rachel

I am an experienced teacher passionate about English, History, Geography, and Writing. I love to make learning interactive, engaging, and fun. My experience comes from teaching, tutoring, and nannying while homeschooling for the past 6 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels, from

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in South Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in South Pasadena is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $110 per hour.
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"Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson."
Berret
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"Nick is a great teacher for two of my teenage boys. He showed them step-by-step writing techniques. Highly recommended!"
Ke
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Great tutor, caring and friendly"
Emre
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
Jørgen
Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Thanks Bonnie! Sophia loved the session and shared her writing with me."
Sophia
Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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"Very caring, empathetic manner. Able to easily connect with my 8 year old daughter."
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Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"We really enjoy Becky as a writing tutor for our 13 year old son! She gets kids and figures out what interests them and gets them to write about topics that they are passionate about! Highly recommend for kids!"
Jake
Took Writing lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Encourages you and helps make the writing subject the top of your list."
Sachin
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Nick is amazing very patient, knowledgeable and professional!"
Matthew
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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