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  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
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Philippe I.
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My son needed a tutor for his freshman year college English Composition class. Before hiring Carl, I had tried a couple of tutors, but didn't find them to be competent. Carl was a very pleasant surprise; he is both very knowledgeable and engages well with my son. I like the fact that he does't merely correct him and gives him answers, but makes him think and analyse the material. He is a rare find.

Thinque Prep
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Peter O.
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This past summer, I was in search of a tutor to assist my brother with his preparation for the ACT. A number of conversations with local tutors proved fruitless, as they were either too expensive or had rigid schedules. After doing some research online, I came across Joyee’s profile on Wyzant. I was particularly impressed by his extensive background in ACT tutoring having worked for some well-regarded test preparation companies. In addition, his rates were extremely fair. I enlisted Joyee’s tutoring services via skype, and my experience was remarkable. In spite of the three hour time difference between the east coast and west coast, Joyee remained a consummate professional with regard to his scheduling and punctuality. Most importantly, he is fully invested in his students, demonstrating patience and understanding whilst pushing them to achieve their full potential. Prior to working with Joyee, my brother had an initial diagnostic score of 27. After six weeks of tutoring with Joyee my brother scored a 35 on the September 2015 ACT. I highly recommend Joyee, his tutoring services are the perfect complement for any motivated high school student seeking help with test preparation.

  • 11 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Isabel S.
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I really learned a lot from Daniel. He clearly knows a lot about the topics he tutors in, and knows how to explain it in a way that's easy to understand. His demeanor was calm and is very easy to talk to!

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Math and Physics Tutoring
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Corinna G.
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I was looking for a Calculus 2 tutor to help me through a summer course and immediately he was available to help me. Not only is he professional, but made use of all the time I had with him and explained things thoroughly and accurately. Whenever I would get a hold of him, he would be very quick to respond. Would recommend to anyone seeking help in Calculus 2.

  • 13 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen M.
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We've worked with 3 tutors for our 2 boys and they have all been great!

  • 13 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Mark B.
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My son felt very much at ease with his tutor, and I've noticed his grades are really improving

  • 13 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Reniesha T.
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It was a simple job. Six grade math. Most tutors either gave us the runaround or just didn't call us back. Eric at elite made sure we were satisfied from the first free trial to the session before my daughters test. Very well done

Rachel A.
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Alina C.
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Rachel is the most incredible math tutor! With her help, I was able to bring my grade up from an F to a B. As a college student who still struggles with math, I was extremely frustrated until I began working with Rachel. She helped me gain a better understanding of mathematics overall. I am extremely grateful for her ability to teach me something I thought was impossible for me to learn.

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Agape Tutoring
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Yvette W.
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Math tutoring for my son to prep for the SAT. Went great Mr. Reid helped my son feel more confident in math.

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Jenny's Tutoring
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
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Shaya S.
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I needed a tutor for my daughter in the new Integrative Math 8. Jenny is an excellent tutor. She is very patient a explains the concepts thoroughly. She is extremely knowledgeable and knows a lot about this new common core math. This new math initiative includes algebra and geometry together in one class! I never heard of it but As soon as I mentioned what class it was Jenny knew immediately what the concepts were. My daughters grades are improving thanks to Jenny !

Arbor Tutors -Santa Ana Area
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Hazel B.
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I hired Arbor Tutors to help my daughter with chemistry and math. She ended up with As.

Arbor Tutors - Orange County
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Hugh M.
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I've been very bad at math my entire life. I flunked algebra three times before I called Arbor Tutors. The tutor was very understanding and nonjudgmental. I can highly recommend Arbor Tutors.

Arbor Tutors - Malibu Area
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James S.
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Fantastic service. All the way from the manager to the two tutors we used.

Arbor Tutors - LA COUNTY
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ashley F.
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I hired Arbor Tutors to help my daughter with chemistry and math. She ended up with As. Online tutoring works great with these guys as their system is better than what I expected. They were able to help us very quickly. Much better value than other companies

Arbor Tutors - Pomona Area
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Brooke M.
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I have a horrible science teacher but I was able to get excellent help from an Arbor tutor. Best tutors around. Fantastic deal.

  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Heide C.
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Arbor tutors is now my "go to" for any subject.Love them! Thanks sooo much!

LA Math Tutoring
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Darryl D.
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I believe this company has some of LA's most trusted private home tutors working here. Highly recommended!

Tutor With Amy
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne D.
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Having been out of school and needing to pass the CBEST, I needed to go back and relearn the math concepts in the test so I called Amy Schadt to tutor me through the Math section, something I was totally terrified to do. I’m so pleased, Amy helped me so much. She was conscientious, patient, knowledgeable…and helped me find the simplest way to understand the basics and how to think in "math". My discovery while working with her was that even though I was in school for so many years, I never really learned many of the basics. She helped me through the confusion and terror. Thanks so much Amy for a job well done. Joanne

George Dekermenjian
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Noe C.
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World class tutor. Look no further!

Sol De Picciotto
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Rhonda G.
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Sol just tutored my daughter in Algebra 1 for the first time, and she thought he was a great tutor and his teaching style is a great fit for her!

Tutor
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria A.
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Bert Howard is an intelligent, friendly, and understanding person. I have known Bert Howard since I was about 7 or 8. I am now 24 years old and still call him Mr. Bert! He tutored me for over 12 years. Not only was he my tutor and mentor, he became a dear family friend. Before I met Bert, I was not the best student. My grades were very poor and I had a hard time focusing and understanding what was being taught in school. My parents were very concerned that I would not be able to go to the next grade. The were starting to give up on being able to find someone to help me improve academically. They took me to Sylvan, Kumon, and many other tutors. However, none of them were able to help me improve in school until we found Bert Howard. With Bert’s patience, empathy, and determination, he was always able to find and utilize a variety of techniques to help me comprehend and actually learn math, as well as other subjects, in a way that I could understand. Whenever I started to get frustrated or wanted to give up, he would always encourage me to keep moving forward. Whenever I would lose focus and motivation, he would always find new ways, like a reward system or some sort of game to keep me interested and want to learn. I guess my point is that he never gave up on me and I am so grateful that. Because of Bert, I was able to improve academically and further my education. I have now received my B.A in Communication Disorders and Sciences and my certificate to be a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. Currently, I am trying to get into a Master’s program in Speech Language Pathology. I highly recommend Bert Howard. He is an amazing tutor!

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How do you find a good math tutor?

Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

How much do math tutors cost?

Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

How much does home tutoring cost?

Investing in home tutoring is an investment in your child’s future. Home tutors work one on one with your child to address their challenge areas and provide room for intellectual growth that may not happen in a busy classroom. The cost of home tutors depends on multiple factors including where you live, the tutor’s background and education, the subject matter, and how often the tutor comes. Test prep home tutoring is typically more expensive than single-subject tutoring. Here are some examples of average tutoring costs:

  • National average cost for an algebra home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a French home tutor: $30-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a geometry home tutor: $50-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for a math home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for an SAT home tutor: $70 per hour.
  • National average cost for an ACT home tutor: $70-$100 per hour.
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