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Alameda Reading And Writing Tutors

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John Linneball Tutoring
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria R.
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John Linneball helped me with SAT tutoring, especially in the math sections. The sessions took place at my house every week, but if ever there was a problem, communication was made easy through email. He really helped me and we clocked in many hours of math exercises. Not to mention, he gave me suggestions on what I should work on during my alone time.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Betty W.
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It is very difficult to find an AP calculus tutor who knows what here she is talking about. Then I had heard of Arbor Tutors through a friend and called them. The tutor met me at the library every Saturday for 12 weeks and completely turned around my grades. I went from a C average to a high B+ and now I'm starting to get A's. Yay for Arbor Tutors!

Arbor Tutors - Bay Area
4.5
from 36 reviews
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen A.
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Steve, the gentleman that matched us with a tutor was great. He listened and understood our needs (probably even better than we did). The tutor we were matched with has been better than any other and I'm hopeful our girls' grade will be improving. The convienence of the online tutoring has helped as well and with no downside. Thumbs up.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gail B.
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Got a tutoring package for my two kids and we have been extremely happy

Empowered Students
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sujata S.
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Rani helps my third grade daughter once a week. They have been working together for about 6 months and I have seen a lot of improvements in my daughter's reading and writing skills.

Arbor Tutors -San Jose Area
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
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We did in-person tutoring at the library for math. Our tutor was excellent. Arbor Tutors is just amazing!

Bernell Editorial Services
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Anadee N.
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Laura is an exceptional teacher. She is patient and knowledgeable. English is my second language and Laura was helpful and patient throughout. She is very organized and easy to communicate with. Laura provided valuable feedback and strategies to help me excel in academic writing . I feel confident in my writing and speaking skills because of Laura.

  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Joy P.
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I love M4M Tutoring services! M4M provides the perfect atmosphere for my sister to learn and grow in all subjects, but specifically math. Not all students have the same learning style, and M4M is able to adapt to each learning style as well as provide the information in a fashion in which it will be retained! All love for M4M Tutoring services, nothing but patience, passion, and excellence has been demonstrated.

  • 13 years in business
  • 299 hires on Thumbtack
Chris V.
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Elite responded quickly and Curtis was sent out the next day to my home, well dressed and educated. Always was nervous about having a stranger in my home but Curtis was very trustworthy. I told the manager that Curtis was one of the most professional people I have met. English writing and Spanish tutoring has never been this easy

  • 38 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alan J.
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Did a great job editing my novel.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diana F.
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Darya tutored and advised me throughout my senior year of high school and my first year at college. Having Darya by my side throughout the stress of a year and a half journey has had a significant impact in my life. Although Darya's main responsibility was to tutor me for my Advanced Placement (AP) Literature class, she went above and beyond to what I expected of an English tutor. She helped me find my inner voice as a writer through tutoring me about grammar, organization, and vocabulary. She also helped boost my confidence as an underprivileged Latina studying in the STEM field as a computer science major at the University of California: Santa Cruz. I passed both my AP Government and AP Literature classes and tests which is significant because both required a heavy amount of analytical writing; I graduated high school with honors and with the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA), 3.7, at any time of my academic career. One week before I was going to take my SAT for the third time, I mentioned to Darya that I was struggling understanding a large portion of the Math section of the test. To my surprise, she was thoroughly capable skilled in tutoring me in math, along with English. In less than seven days, Darya was able to successfully prepare me for my last SAT test; subsequently, my SAT score improved by more than 100 points. If we had more time to go through the preparation book, I could have further surpassed this amazing progress. Another aspect in which Darya supported me in my college application and preparation process was in guiding me to refine my college essays for both private and public universities: as a result, I was accepted to more than half of the colleges that I applied to. Finally, I am most grateful for Darya and her efforts towards my success because of the high number of scholarships that I received in the second semester of my senior year in high school. Through Darya’s excellent editing and writing abilities, I was able to accumulate more than $200,000 in scholarship rewards from four different organizations. I could never have imagined this much triumph before meeting Darya; without these scholarship awards, I would have been forced to work during my breaks and during school to afford a college education. Now, all that I have to worry about is learning as much as I can while I am at UCSC. On account of my strong achievements in less than a year with Darya, I still utilize the many tips and lessons that she has instilled in me. As a result of this, I excelled in my classes at UCSC with a cumulative GPA of 3.6. Because of my outstanding academic success in the first quarter of college, I was exclusively invited by the university to apply to the College Scholars Program; this two-year program selects 20 students out of about 200 students applying from each college at UCSC to help give them meaningful academic challenges. Not only do I recognize Darya as one of the most significant people in my life because of my solid academic accomplishments, but also due to the genuine passion she holds to be sure that her tutees succeed. As her tutee, she constantly reminded me of my own abilities to encourage my confidence. We are still in contact today which further demonstrates her enthusiasm for her tutees. She is evidently benevolent, motivated, and intelligent, and I highly recommend her tutoring and guidance talents to any student who is fortunate enough to be her tutee.

Arbor Tutors - CA
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sarrah D.
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Love Arbor Tutors!

  • New on Thumbtack
Haorou S.
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I met Scott at Mills College, where I am getting my MFA. I desperately needed help with my writing. My grades were slipping and I just couldn’t get a grip on the composition process. Scott and I met and went over a writing assignment I was working on. Wow, he is a deep person and knows so much!!! He is very detailed as well. I learned from Scott that writing is first about learning how to think critically. He makes criticism into an artform. He helped me develop and find my thesis and felt as we worked together over time that he opened my mind and helped me gain mastering the composition process. He really is talented. It’s no wonder he is a master of literature!!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Tim was a great teacher for me! He was easy to talk to,understood my questions, and helped me improve my weak points. After working with him for a few months, I was able to understand a lot of the material provided in the SAT test and improve a lot on my practice test. Overall, Tim is a great teacher for learning how to improve your English , especially to prepare for SAT test.

  • 14 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna M.
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Hope has been tutoring my daughter in French, she has proven to be knowledgable, thorough and dependable. She brings a lot of extras to the sessions; like experiences with the French culture, and extra worksheets and study materials, etc.

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Alameda, CA

  • Student grade level
    7th grade
  • English Type
    Essay Writing / Review
  • Math Type
    I'm not sure
  • Science Type
    N/A
  • Foreign Language Type
    N/A
  • Foreign Language Fluency
    N/A
  • Reason for tutoring
    Standardized test prep (high school admissions)
  • Session frequency
    As recommended by professional
  • Day preference(s)
    Wednesday
  • Time preference(s)
    Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    My daughter went to Lindamood-Bell when she was younger to increase reading comprehension.
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