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Maverick Consulting
4.4
from 72 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
Geetanjali D.
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We've been working with Lisa-Beth for several months now. She is tutoring my 13 year old daughter in writing and it has been a stellar experience. Lisa-Beth is professional, communicative, thoughtful and inspirational in her approach. She gives real value to my daughter and has expanded her view of writing as a medium of expression. Thanks Lisa-Beth!

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  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Yun C.
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Lois is a very professional, knowledgeable and punctual teacher, I improved a lot in my English pronunciation and vocabulary with her. In the meantime, She also gave me many important information of American life and American culture. It is my honor to have her as my English ESL tutor. Thank you!

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Thinque Prep
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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.

  • 13 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Luis C.
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Most tutors give me the runaround but Elite made sure I was 100% satisfied

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Jeffrey Michael Test Prep
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie P.
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I am so thankful we found Jeff!!! We had worked previously with a different SAT tutor who clearly didn't know what he was doing. Although Jeff was priced higher than some of the other tutors on Thumbtack, I wanted to see if spending a little more would make a difference. It did - we just got the scores back, and my son raised his score by 400 points! I cannot recommend working with Jeff enough. My son loved having him come to the house. We will miss Jeff, but I hope others can have the type of experience we did. You won't regret it!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Benny S.
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Addy helped to find the right tutor for my kids, we hit a few bumps along the way but she came through at last

Arbor Tutors - LA County
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Danny P.
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We had our daughter meet the tutor at the local library four times a week after school for six weeks. She went from a low C to a solid A. What more can we ask for?

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Math and Physics Tutoring
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristopher B.
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Daniel was very professional and went above and beyond to give the tutoring help I needed in a somewhat obscure math topic, which included him spending time researching and working through the problems before the tutoring session to ensure that he could answer all of my questions. I would recommend Daniel to anyone looking for a quality math tutor who invests himself in your success. Thanks again for all the help Daniel!!

Math Tutor
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 32 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.

Rachel A.
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 25 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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Jenny's Tutoring
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Gabriel R.
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I was in desperate need of a tutor and luckly I found Jenny in time. She was not expensive and knows what she is doing. I'm very much going to request for her help again when I need help

  • 22 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Star J.
Verified review

Cindy Chanin understands the testing and admission process like no other. She has an extensive professional background and helped us navigate the high school admission process for our daughter, like a Ninja! Cindy invested her time and energy into our daughter and took it upon herself to get to know her. She was able to decipher what kind of learner she was and which of her tutors would be a good fit for her. For the weeks that we worked with Rainbow EDU, Cindy called everyday. She wanted feedback about the tutoring sessions and wanted our daughter to feel confident and empowered. Cindy is a student advocate and coach. Much, much more than a tutor. This is a full service operation...the real deal. Cindy Chanin...Rainbow EDU...I just lucked out...hope you do too!

Mon French Teacher
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Maryam A.
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Best french tutor in L.A !

  • 3 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.

  • 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 8 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bill F.
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I've never seen so many tutors from Harvard and Stanford and other great schools. I don't know how they do it, but I'm happy they do. Five-star service all the way.

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

Arbor Tutors - Pomona Area
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
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.

Todd Frost
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
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If you want the best of the best, Todd Frost is the tutor to hire. My sixteen year old son has been struggling with math since middle school. I have literally spent thousand of dollars on tutoring programs that didn't work. I wish I would have found Todd back then, but better late than never. Thanks to Todd, my son is now on track and feels more confident in his current Geometry class.

Sol De Picciotto
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.

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