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David is an excellent tutor. He was able to work with our daughter in a way that really helped her to learn. She has already gone up one grade in math. I highly recommend him.Mar 5, 2016Verified
I had a great experience with Dave (Polymath Tutoring). Not only did I see great results (my ACT went up from a 27 to a 32 [superstore]), but I had the pleasure of working with Dave. He always took the time to explain each step of the problems that I didn't understand. Rather than just breezing over answers, saying, "It's right because that's what the back of the book says," he gave me detailed responses to all of my questions. He also never got frustrated with me. During each of our sessions, he was patient, kind, and understanding. Furthermore, he helped me become a more confident student and test taker. I've always struggled with math since I've never felt very confident in my math ability, but Dave never failed to encourage me to trust in myself, and overtime, I developed a greater confidence in myself. In addition to ACT work, he was always eager and able to help me with any difficult homework/concepts at school that I wasn't grasping including topics ranging from world history to chemistry. Overall, my experience working with Dave (Polymath Tutoring) was a fantastic one. If you're looking for an ACT tutor who will not only help you improve your score, but also take the time to ask you how you day was or to see if you need any help with your homework, Dave (Polymath Tutoring) is who you should go with. I typically don't leave reviews, but I truly believe that if you want to improve your ACT score in the most stress free, comprehensive way, being tutored by Dave is the only option.Sep 23, 2018
I've had the privilege of working with David Foster for the last 5 years and I am continually impressed by his intelligent and vast amount of knowledge. Since middle of 8th grade to graduating high school, I have primarily come to David for help in math from pre-algebra all the way up to AP Calculus, however I've also thrown a diverse number of subjects in our weekly hour, from Physics, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP Biology, and even Spanish. No matter the subject, after a tutoring session with Mr. Foster, I have always walked out feeling confident that I have the ability to understand my homework and perform well on tests and quizzes. He is an excellent teacher that breaks down complicated concepts into something simple and understandable, especially in AP Calculus. Along with being highly qualified as a tutor, he also truly cares about the success of his students, even going as far to offer me extra resources like study guides and "cheat sheets" for helping me remember theorems, formulas etc., which have been invaluable for AP tests. Over the years I have learned a lot from him, more than just school work but also how to success in my future academic career as I go off in college. He believes in teaching theory of the subject over just only doing practice problems which have seriously improved me as a student, not only in my boost of grades but also my perspective on how to learn on my own. I would highly recommend David Foster to anyone who wants improve themselves academically.Jun 3, 2018
Dave Foster primarily tutored my home schooled daughter extensively in pre-calculus, but also provided some SAT prep. Essentially, he was her math teacher for a year. Although my daughter is a good student, she previously did not like math at all and she had some trouble grasping higher level concepts, such as logarithms. By the end of their time together, Kate not only had a firm understanding of the material, but she also developed a liking for a previously detested subject. Her SAT scores improved significantly, and when she took a higher level math course at our local college, Kate was at the top of her class. I firmly believe Dave's teaching gave her a firm foundation to succeed at this next level. Always cheerful, patient, encouraging, and willing to go the extra mile, Dave has a heart for his students and a gift for teaching. We will definitely call on Dave again, if the need arises.May 15, 2017
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Polymath Tutoring did an amazing job performing and playing the piano for my guests. Mr. Foster was easy to be with and helped bring excitement to the party. Our experience was beyond wonderful.Jan 4, 2018Verified