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Morgan Hill SAT Tutors

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  • 13 years in business
  • 321 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin B.
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Thanks Eric our SAT tutor was great!

Arbor Tutors -San Jose Area
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Marie P.
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I am amazed as to the quality of tutoring I received from Arbor Tutors given the low price. The tutor my daughter had was very sweet and very patient with geometry. You can't ask for a better tutor than the one we got. We chose to do the online tutoring. Five stars all the way.

Mandarin Tutoring
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Maria S.
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Lillian has been tutoring my daughter in Mandarin, both speaking and writing for about six months through weekly 1 hour sessions at our home. Lillian has an upbeat and warm personality and is passionate about teaching. I am impressed at how she mixes up the lesson so that my fidgety 7 year old remains engaged the entire time. She uses a variety of print, audio and video materials. She focuses on proper technique in speaking and writing while always remaining positive and encouraging. We are so lucky to have found Lillian, and my daughter's interest in learning Mandarin has only grown!

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Speak for Yourself
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Amanda S.
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Kathleen has made a tremendous difference in our son's Spanish skills. He's had a difficult teacher in school this year and Kathleen has helped to build this knowledge, understanding and confidence with both written and verbal work. Our son has said that Kathleen has been a tremendous help to him. She is reliable and I've felt she genuinely wants her students to succeed.

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

  • 4 years in business
  • 40 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.

Yevgeny Kaplun
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas B.
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Yevgeny helped me with business calculus class. This class was extremely important for me to pass as most 4 year colleges I was trying to get into wanted me to take it. During the 16 week semester, Yevgeny would come twice a week to help me with my homework and go over each chapter in depth. We would spend almost two hours each session on different problems and he would show me how to do each one. However, he doesn't do each problem for you but instead would have me do the problem on my own and give me help if I needed it. He made sure I understood each chapter we would go over before going onto the next. Yevgeny is a great person who really cares about the success of those he is tutoring. He understands many different math courses and is really smart. Without his help I wouldn't have passed my class and gone on to transfer to my 4 year college. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of help in any math course.

One-to-One Tutoring Service
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene G.
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We have been working with a math tutor for 5 years (both our daughters) that we found through One-to-One Tutoring. She is fantastic - reliable, flexible and very smart (an MIT grad). Tim Gasser is always extremely responsive to any inquiries and once a match is made, allows us work directly with the tutor which makes scheduling very easy.

Warwick Strategies
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Betty G.
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Bryce is an excellent GRE tutor. When I first started studying for the test, I was overwhelmed, confused and frustrated by just opening my practice book. I hadn't taken a math or English course in years. Bryce helped ease those fears and boosted my confidence. After the initial meeting, I knew that he would be a great tutor for me. I continued seeing Bryce for tutoring in the weeks before my test. We practiced strategies and how to approach a difficult problem. Knowing the strategies for the GRE is extremely helpful. You can memorize ten thousand vocabulary words (as I attempted), but until you know how to approach the problem, hammering in definitions won't be much help. Bryce taught me the strategies necessary and had confidence in me all the way. He is intelligent, reliable, and benevolent (great GRE word!). I would absolutely recommend Bryce to anyone looking for a tutor, especially with the GRE. It can be a daunting test, but given the help I received from Bryce, I went in on test day feeling confident that I could pass (and I did!).

Math Tutor
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ramya S.
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My High School child is taking Math tutoring class with Namita for the past few months. She is Very dedicated to her students and explain the concepts to them very well. She is extremely helpful whenever my child is stuck with any problem in math other than tutoring time. She gets back to her the same day explaining the concepts. If you are looking for math tutor, I would strongly recommend Namita.

Ronald Y. Pong, Ph.D.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Ron has been providing excellent tutoring for AP Calculus BC.

SanRamon Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lorin P.
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Sudha has done a wonderful job helping my son with his Math! Within just a short time his grade has improved and his confidence too! She has gone above and beyond my expectations and I couldn't be happier with her service. Looking forward to the continued learning support from her for my son. Thank you, Sudha!

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Carla P.
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Awesome to work with! High quality and professional!

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3.0
from 1 review
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
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I have taught school for many years. I am familiar with the common core standards and entrance and exit standards of specific grade levels. It is all about helping the student improve and thereby boost his/her self-esteem and confidence in the areas in which I tutor them. As a teacher, I had tremendous test scores. Four of my five "children" (now adults) have received the presidential academic award. I attended very difficult college prep school prior to college which provided me with stellar skills. I have had several years of Latin, French, and Spanish, as well as the usual repertoire of subjects.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I offer full-service professional tutoring. I will help your student increase his/her understanding, performance and English scores.

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I used to do hair and I recently got my GED. Now I been teaching inmates for the last month with their GED basic requirements, but it don't pay well and a sista got bills to pay and mouths to feed! :) I'm working on my online degree right now in special ed and tbh I don't have a lot of experience with the SAT or ACT, but I heard tutoring is a good side hustle. If a person can teach some of the people I worked with, they can teach anybody.

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I specialize in ESL, multi-subject (K-6th grade), Spanish and science tutoring(through 10th grade). I am a retired bilingual teacher with multi-subject (K-6th) credential and single subject credentials in art, life science and humanities.

  • 18 years in business
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I'm a dual Ph.D./MA graduate in the joint degree program in comparative literature and humanities from Stanford University. I received my other M.A. in Humanistic Studies and B.A. in Psychological and Brain Sciences, English (with honors), and Spanish (with honors) with minors in mathematics, women, gender and sexuality; and Latin-American studies from the Johns Hopkins University in 2008. I have an extensive teaching experience in the Stanford community and beyond. On campus, I taught a freshman writing course through the program in writing and rhetoric as well as upper-level Spanish literature seminars. Throughout the Bay Area, I also teach study skills curriculum, working with K-8 students in all subjects and tutoring high school students in English, history, Spanish, economics, physics, biology, chemistry, statistics, and all levels of mathematics and counsel students in college admissions. I specialize in standardized test preparation and SAT instruction. I have tutored students from a variety of backgrounds, from elementary school to the collegiate level, including students with eating disorders and also with learning disabilities, and I have significant experience counseling and advising students throughout the Bay Area on college admissions and preparation.

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I am a math and science tutor for hire! I tutor to grades 6 to college. I am a 27-year-old Air Force veteran. I have an Associates Degree in Math and Physic from MPC. I am studying to become a Math and Physics teacher. I have flexible hours, and can meet you where you feel comfortable learning. My price starts at $25 a hour. Rates are dependent upon location. Thank you for your time. - Clint Tutoring expertise: NPS and DLI are always welcome. JR high: *6 to 8 Math and Science *Testing material High school: *9 to 12 Math and Science *AP Math and Science *Math SAT testing *GED testing Physics: *Algebra based *Calculus based *Conceptual

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I have a unique combination of academic and industry success. I have experience tutoring students at the high school and college level as well as experience in mentoring young engineers during summer internship programs. I have a passion for working with young people, and I get excited watching their confidence in themselves grow. I know what it takes to be successful as a student and how that knowledge can be applied in future science and engineering roles. I would like to make some brief comments about my reliability. In order to become a high level engineering professional organization and reliability are minimum requirements. One of my main strengths as a professional is my ability to multitask and organize multiple simultaneous projects.

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How do you study for the SAT?

Your SAT prep strategy can mean the difference between a great score and a mediocre score, as well as the difference between being accepted to or rejected by your school of choice. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is a college entrance exam that measures a student’s knowledge and understanding of what they have learned up to this point in school and what they need to succeed in college. In addition to arming students with the knowledge they need to excel in the math, reading and writing components of the test, SAT prep can help improve scores by teaching students crucial strategies for taking the test itself. Professional SAT prep tutors can work with students one-on-one or in group sessions. Typically, tutors recommend that students who are comfortable and caught up with their regular schooling begin SAT prep at least three months before the test. If you’re targeting an elite school, six months before the test is a good time to begin. Students who are behind in school are advised to start early to ensure they’re caught up and feeling confident in all the relevant subjects. Suggestions for long-term SAT prep include taking challenging high school courses, completing all homework assignments, preparing for class tests and quizzes, and participating in class by asking and answering questions. There are free SAT prep training tools online; for those who’d like a one-on-one tutor to take them to the next level, the national average rate is $70 per hour.

When should you start preparing for the SAT?

It’s never too early to start preparing for college entrance exams, but professional tutors recommend a baseline of at least three months before the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is the gold standard for college admissions, and SAT prep is important for doing well. Your child’s SAT scores will have a major effect on which colleges send acceptance letters. Professional tutors can work with your kids to coach them on how to take the SAT, as well as studying the actual academic content. Doing well on the SAT is as much about knowing the right test-taking strategies as about having a firm grasp of the subject matter.

To understand your student’s readiness for the SAT, they can take the pre-SAT (PSAT) starting in their sophomore year. SAT prep can be structured around the student’s PSAT scores, so tutors can address any challenges and weak subject areas. If your child has their sights set on an Ivy League or elite school, SAT prep with a tutor or study program should start at least six months before the test. Vocabulary is a key element of the student’s SAT preparation and success. The national average rate for SAT prep tutoring is $70 per hour.

What is in the SAT test?

As your child is preparing for the SAT, it’s helpful to know the specifics of the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is made up of three main categories and one optional essay. Students have a total of three hours to take the test, with an additional 50 minutes for the optional essay. In total, there are 154 questions. During SAT prep, it’s helpful to take timed practice exams to understand how you’ll do during the actual test. Here is a brief overview of each of the four categories:

  • Reading: 65 minutes with 52 questions. The Reading test measures command of evidence, words in context, analysis in history and social studies, and analysis in science.
  • Writing and Language: 35 minutes with 44 questions. The Writing and Language test covers the same topics as Reading, as well as expression of ideas and standard English conventions.
  • Math: 80 minutes with 58 questions. The Math test looks at the student’s understanding of algebra, problem-solving and data analysis, and advanced math in the context of fluency, conceptual understanding, and applications.
  • Essay (optional): 50 minutes with 1 essay. The essay will demonstrate the student’s competency with writing, analysis and reading.
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