Writing Tutoring

Signet writing and creative writing tutors are mentors who guide you in the writing process. 

Our writing tutors are hand-selected not only for their writing abilities, but also for their ability to help students organize and articulate their own written ideas.

Our tutors will help you understand the basic mechanics of writing by working with you through brainstorms, outlines, rough drafts, and revisions until your paper, essay, dissertation, or thesis is up to par.

Signet writing tutors can help you organize your research, develop your thesis, plot your argument, strengthen your voice, and even motivate you over hurdles and writer’s block.

The result: not only will you write a great paper, essay, or story, but you will also learn about the writing process and how to manage it on your own. You’ll have a Signet tutor in your corner to answer questions, give you feedback, and prepare you for workshops or meetings with professors, editors, or publishers.

Our tutors are also very familiar with writing sections of the common standardized tests listed below, as well as writing conventions for the sciences, humanities, and business at the high school, college, and graduate levels.

We select Signet tutors in writing and creative writing from among those who hold doctorate and master’s degrees, PhD candidates, experienced composition and creative writing teachers, and published authors. Signet’s writing tutors have demonstrated their own excellent writing abilities throughout their academic and professional careers, and they are experienced at mentoring students of many levels through the writing process. As with all subjects, we screen candidates for the depth of their expertise and then hire tutors based on their proven ability as teachers.

Our Writing Tutors

Sheila A.
A former commodities trader on Wall Street, she enjoys teaching Math for the SAT and the GRE, because doing so calls on her quantitative abilities, honed during her undergraduate pre-medical years at Harvard.

Sheila grew up in Michigan, Virginia, and Massachusetts and has lived in New York, Los Angeles, and Bloomington, Indiana. After...
Sam A.
In addition to teaching, Sam has coached youth baseball for five years. While coaching, he developed his tutoring skills,...
Elisabeth B.
Elisabeth has traveled throughout Europe and completed a short-term study abroad program in Japan for a graduate level management class.

Elisabeth was active mentor with the Mentor Connection at Newton Community Service Center for over two years, and maintained...
Wyndy A.
Wyndy earned her EdD in Communities, Culture, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and recently became certified as a school counselor through Boston University.

Wyndy enjoys ceramics, traveling, and politics, and spends much of her "free" time with her husband, two young daughters, and...
Jay B.
Jay is the CEO of Signet Education. He has taken a broad academic path that spans the sciences and humanities, and was also a semi-professional jazz musician.

Jay's rigorous academic and musical paths have heavily influenced his methods as a tutor. Understanding the performative...
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Test Tutoring for Writing

  • SSAT/ISEE
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • GRE
  • GMAT
  • LSAT

Writing Tutoring Subjects

  • Creative Writing (poetry, prose, fiction, essays, journalism, etc.)
  • Business Writing
  • Lab Reports
  • Humanities Writing
  • Conference Papers
  • Seminar Papers
  • Research Papers
  • Literature Reviews
  • Theses
  • Dissertations
  • Academic Publications
  • Personal Statements
  • Supplemental Application Essays
  • Cover Letters

Boston

Our headquarters is in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. We tutor in our center and in-home around Boston.

Online

We work with clients all over the world via Skype and our online tutoring platform.

GRE Prep“Working with Rich (and Signet!) was overall a very helpful, positive experience. Rich's knowledge of GRE material and standardized testing strategies is unbeatable!”

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