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  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle S.
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Carl is an experienced tutor who provides more than just "homework help" or "test prep." He helped my son with valuable life lessons like organizing his notebook and assignments. He also instructed him to advocate for himself by encouraging him to speak to his teacher after school and to be more proactive about raising his hand in class. Carl was able to identify why my son was struggling, and it had nothing to do with actual understanding of the subject matter. Rather, it was inadequate teaching materials (handouts) and a less than optimal style of teaching. Once these problems were identified, we were able to come up with solutions that would help my son succeed in class. Most importantly, Carl is not just concerned with grades and test scores. His primary concern is that the student actually knows and understands the work. I would not hesitate to refer Carl to anyone needing a tutor for their child.

Expert Tutoring
4.6
from 48 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 171 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff A.
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Mike made all the difference in the world in my statistics and pre-calculus classes at UC Irvine. I went from barely passing to getting a B+ in both courses with his help. I highly recommend him and only wish I hired him sooner.

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Math and Physics Tutoring
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Daniel is working with my daughter in Math & Calculus. He is very professional, knowledge of math, honest and clear. He was also very good at identifying her weakenesses. I would recommend him to anybody that needs help with math, calculus! Monica

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Thinque Prep
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Stephen L.
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Everything we needed was covered swiftly and immediately. Needed two different services and Joyee connected me with help for both Calculus and GMAT. Thanks for your help!

  • 11 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Leor B.
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Phenomenal tutor! Great guy! Was my Calculus tutor for two years and helped me keep up with the subject matter even as the subject matter advanced. Really informative and supportive, would highly recommend!

Arbor Tutors - LA County
4.4
from 35 reviews
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Michael M.
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It is very difficult to find an AP calculus tutor who knows what here she is talking about. Arbor Tutors has many very highly trained tutors at a very low price.

Agape Tutoring
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra M.
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Always on time. He really is helping my daughter with her pre-calculus class. she feels more confident during testing.

  • 13 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Penelope F.
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Physics lessons with Tran was very well done. I'm doing much better in my college class now, I'm going to call elite if I need more help. Thanks Tran

Math Tutor
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
John K.
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I am a professor of mathematics and the supervisor of the Math Tutoring Lab at Los Angeles Valley College. Reza is one of the best tutors I have met on any campus I have taught at including University of Utah, Cal State Los Angeles, and numerous community colleges. Reza has tutored at LA Valley College for the past 9 years. Overall he has tutored for 18 years. He is commonly the tutor I hear praised most often by my students. They tell me that not only is his mathematics excellent but he is very clear in his explanation and very supportive with his attitude. He makes my students want to do more math because he makes it very comprehensible for them. Reza tutors Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Calculus and Statistics. He is the standard I hold up my other tutors to. He shows up on time, teaches very intuitively and my students walk away from each session with him feeling better about themselves. As a person, I find Reza to be a wonderful role model who volunteers many hours each week at the tutoring lab, teaching math to many students on campus.

StudyPage
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Sandi C.
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Esmerald is, quite simply, the best at what she does. StudyPage was the 'school house' for my son during his year of home schooling and Esmeralda supported him in both his school work and in growing his accountability. Years later, as I worked toward my Masters, I myself relied on Esmeralda to get me through macro-economics, statistics, and calculus. I finally know what to do with rise over runs! Esmeralda knows her stuff and has a skill with working with students at all levels, meeting them exactly where they are so she can raise their results.

Matthew S.
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Michael L.
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Knows his stuff. Very precise and love the written homework after every lesson. Highly recommend.

Rachel A.
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Leanne W.
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Rachel is a fantastic and brilliant math tutor. I hadn't taken a math class in about 23 years and wanted to pass my placement exam out of intermediate algebra to go directly into statistics. I knew I could recall a lot of the concepts if I had a good guide to help me quickly get an understanding. We met at various libraries for our sessions depending on where I was working on those days and times. She was patient, quickly understood without completely disregarding my seemingly far fetched goals, and helped me get through any challenging areas in a way that made it very clear. She has a way of making math "fun and sweet" like I had never previously realized it could be/is. I had 3 sessions with her (2 hrs, 3 hrs, 2 hrs) over the course of one week and passed my test by that Friday. When I started in my statistics class, I recommended her to anyone that was anticipating having any trouble with the class. If I have any trouble with math classes in the future, I know exactly who to call; she is the best! I'm so grateful to Rachel for her support and encouragement.

Math & Spanish Tutor
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Ray has been tutoring my daughter for over 3 months now and we have seen a great improvement in her math grade. I had tried three tutors before I found Ray and I am so thankful that we did. I explained to him that my daughter was having a difficult time in her Algebra class and that I was having a hard time explaining it, as it is the new common core method. I mentioned to him that my daughter is very shy and I wasn't sure he would get her to talk much but to my surprise, he really has done a great job in getting her to talk through each math problem. He engages my daughter and encourages questions especially when he suspects she isn't really sure on a particular math problem. I can't give enough praise to Ray; he is always on time and gets right to work, he never leaves unless he's sure my daughter understands the math lesson. My family and I are very pleased with the progress my daughter has made and we would highly recommend Ray to any parent that needs a math tutor.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margarette U.
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I was having a very rough time with calculus. It was the third time I took the class. I contacted Arbor Tutors and they provided me with a wonderful calculus tutor who is able to explain everything very patiently and fill in the gaps that I had. Excellent service. I wish every company was run this well.

Arbor Tutors - Malibu Area
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ann M.
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I was having a very rough time with calculus. It was the third time I took the class. I contacted Arbor Tutors and they provided me with a wonderful calculus tutor who was able to explain everything very patiently and fill in the gaps that I had.

Tutor Doctor Conejo Valley
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Scott P.
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My calculus tutor helped alot. He was very friendly and really knew the material and communicated well.

Sol D.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew T.
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After a couple less-than-stellar tutoring experiences via Thumbtack, I feel incredibly fortunate to have found Sol. My tutoring needs were somewhat unusual: after a 10-year hiatus, I needed to reacquaint myself with high school math in order to pass a placement test into a college-level calculus I course. Far easier said than done. Sol was up for the challenge, and knew just how to tackle it. After I had diligently dug out of my old textbooks from my parents' garage, Sol offered an anecdote about his dear friend and and former Cal-Tech college roommate when he was confronted with modern-day high school math. (Sol, you see, is not only an incredibly savvy tutoring professional, but also a retired JPL scientist--and a thoroughly interesting, thoughtful and personable man to boot.) As Sol's anecdote helped to illustrate, the scope of high school math has evolved in recent years, in ways even the former president of Hughes Aerospace, in a moment of complacency, would fail to appreciate. Pre-Calculus theses days focuses much more on the interpretation of graphs, and introduces concepts such as solving and plotting the inverse of linear and fractional equations, which wasn't even taught when I took the course circa 2000. At Sol's request, we set aside my old textbooks in favor of modern coursework that he provided. It was a few months later, at our last lesson, that I was able to truly appreciate how much Sol cares about his students. In his office, I happened to glance at a computer window where Sol had a folder with my name and files charting 'Goals', 'Progress' and 'Notes'. Sol's hard work and investment in my success paid off: on my placement test I scored a 98%--surpassing the score I had needed for calculus I and placing me into calculus II! As Sol predicted, the test had focused quite extensively on those more modern facets of pre-calculus that he had taught me. Now in calculus II, I feel utterly prepared, and only have Sol to thank. *Highly* recommended.

Baraka's Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Cristina A.
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So far so good, we have only met for a few sessions. My son says he understands pre-calculus a little bit better.

Todd Frost
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha K.
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Todd is the only reason I passed my college calculus and statistics classes. He is amazing and explains everything in a way that is easy to understand and sticks with you. There is no better tutor! Highly recommended!

Julian Shojaie
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Emily G.
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Julian tutored me in calculus, he was extremely knowledgeable about the topic. Julian was always prepared for every session and would go above and beyond to help me on assignments even on days where he was not scheduled to work with me. He is extremely patient and able to explain concepts in a variety of ways to ensure my understanding. I would recommend Julian to any of my friends and peers.

Tutor With Amy
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chuck A.
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Amy is exactly what my son needed. Kind, patient, and most of all knowledgeable. She comes prepared with his exact lessons, and gives him all the time he needs. Most importantly, she has a sense of humor and joyful attitude which really connects with my son, makes him more eager to learn, and spend the time on his studies. Amy has been a gift for a boy who came kicking and screaming to the whole idea of needing help, and watching her pull a joy for math out of him has been a real pleasure for me, as well. If all you're looking for is a bottom line: His grades have improved, his test and quiz scores have risen consistently, and his pride is evident. It's made Amy one of the best decisions I ever could have made for my son.

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