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John Linneball Tutoring
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria R.
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John Linneball helped me with SAT tutoring, especially in the math sections. The sessions took place at my house every week, but if ever there was a problem, communication was made easy through email. He really helped me and we clocked in many hours of math exercises. Not to mention, he gave me suggestions on what I should work on during my alone time.

Mathman Tutoring
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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Nicholas's skill, patience, positivity and kindness have already helped our Son regain confidence and enjoy math again. We look forward to ongoing tutoring with Mathman!

Ben Pecover
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kara D.
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Ben is wonderful!! He is easily the best tutor I've ever had. coming from someone who has struggled through math and had tutors my entire life, that is saying something. He breaks down concepts and applies them to real life in ways that help me understand. He also color codes his notes! He is available via text or email for help outside of tutoring sessions as well. I cannot recommend him enough!

  • 4 years in business
  • 38 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.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Clark C.
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I had to find a tutor right away for SAT exam and Arbor Tutors was able to come through for me.

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

Metacognition Press
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Denise K.
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I had Don edit my non-fiction novel. I had had it reviewed by many, so was mostly looking for line edits, but he added value beyond that, plus taught me that what I knew about commas was mostly wrong. Not only did I get a clean MSS, but I also learned a lot. Thank you, Don. I'd hire you again.

Josh's SAT & ACT Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jodi T.
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Josh was an awesome SAT tutor for my son, increasing his scores 110 points in just a few weeks of tutoring. Prior to Josh, my son was enrolled in a commercial SAT prep course: 3 hours on Friday evenings and six hours on Saturdays along with 11 other students. My son did not respond well to the group setting. These sessions could not hold his attention, and it became a weekly battle to get him to go. After a few weeks, he quit the course and decided that individual tutoring would be a better option. Josh’s style of personalized attention offered my son the back and forth interaction he needed to maintain interest and motivation. He had a great depth of knowledge (Yale graduate), as well as a warm and personal demeanor. He took the time to understand my son’s individual style of learning and identified the areas with which he needed more assistance. In summary, my son benefitted greatly from Josh’s talents, and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing one-on-one and personalized attention.

  • 14 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna M.
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Hope has been tutoring my daughter in French, she has proven to be knowledgable, thorough and dependable. She brings a lot of extras to the sessions; like experiences with the French culture, and extra worksheets and study materials, etc.

A+ Tutoring Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Louise C.
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Dan tutored our daughter for 2 school years and was a great help in explaining math concepts that were very difficult to her. He was always will to explain it a different way to try to get it to click for her. Dan was always encouraging and had an upbeat positive attitude. I also really liked that Dan worked her for the full hour-- really got our money's worth. She would not have passed without his help. We'd still be using Dan if he hadn't relocated-- so I highly recommend his tutoring services.

SAT Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa I.
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Ellie tutored my daughter Jessica for several months for the writing and reading sections of the SAT. Jessica learned grammar and vocabulary that she had not been taught in high school and she learned speed reading with greater comprehension. As a bonus, Jessica felt her newly learned writing skills carried over to better grades in High School classes and improved her college application essays. Jessica really appreciated the opportunity to work with Ellie to gain the confidence to perform well on the SAT. As a result, Jessica earned a very high score on the SAT and was accepted to the University of California in San Diego. I highly recommend Ellie as a tutor for the SAT.

Arbor Tutors - CA
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda L.
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I would not hesitate to recommend Arbor Tutors to all of my friends and family. I wish we would've started with them in the beginning. Very good service with excellent tutors.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diana F.
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Darya tutored and advised me throughout my senior year of high school and my first year at college. Having Darya by my side throughout the stress of a year and a half journey has had a significant impact in my life. Although Darya's main responsibility was to tutor me for my Advanced Placement (AP) Literature class, she went above and beyond to what I expected of an English tutor. She helped me find my inner voice as a writer through tutoring me about grammar, organization, and vocabulary. She also helped boost my confidence as an underprivileged Latina studying in the STEM field as a computer science major at the University of California: Santa Cruz. I passed both my AP Government and AP Literature classes and tests which is significant because both required a heavy amount of analytical writing; I graduated high school with honors and with the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA), 3.7, at any time of my academic career. One week before I was going to take my SAT for the third time, I mentioned to Darya that I was struggling understanding a large portion of the Math section of the test. To my surprise, she was thoroughly capable skilled in tutoring me in math, along with English. In less than seven days, Darya was able to successfully prepare me for my last SAT test; subsequently, my SAT score improved by more than 100 points. If we had more time to go through the preparation book, I could have further surpassed this amazing progress. Another aspect in which Darya supported me in my college application and preparation process was in guiding me to refine my college essays for both private and public universities: as a result, I was accepted to more than half of the colleges that I applied to. Finally, I am most grateful for Darya and her efforts towards my success because of the high number of scholarships that I received in the second semester of my senior year in high school. Through Darya’s excellent editing and writing abilities, I was able to accumulate more than $200,000 in scholarship rewards from four different organizations. I could never have imagined this much triumph before meeting Darya; without these scholarship awards, I would have been forced to work during my breaks and during school to afford a college education. Now, all that I have to worry about is learning as much as I can while I am at UCSC. On account of my strong achievements in less than a year with Darya, I still utilize the many tips and lessons that she has instilled in me. As a result of this, I excelled in my classes at UCSC with a cumulative GPA of 3.6. Because of my outstanding academic success in the first quarter of college, I was exclusively invited by the university to apply to the College Scholars Program; this two-year program selects 20 students out of about 200 students applying from each college at UCSC to help give them meaningful academic challenges. Not only do I recognize Darya as one of the most significant people in my life because of my solid academic accomplishments, but also due to the genuine passion she holds to be sure that her tutees succeed. As her tutee, she constantly reminded me of my own abilities to encourage my confidence. We are still in contact today which further demonstrates her enthusiasm for her tutees. She is evidently benevolent, motivated, and intelligent, and I highly recommend her tutoring and guidance talents to any student who is fortunate enough to be her tutee.

Justin
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Alyssa J.
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Justin was a very patient and understanding math tutor. We worked at my pace, and he never hesitated or got frustrated when I asked him to go over concepts I was struggling with.

Private Math Tutoring
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna G.
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My 8th grade daughter had been struggling with algebra. Since working with Karen, her grade has gone from a C to a B, and she continues to improve.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Adriana I.
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Vanessa has a great personality! She uses her knowledge of math in a variety of ways that significantly helps a persons comprehension. I am looking forward to working with her in the future.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I tailor my lessons to suit each student's learning styles and make sure they are engaged!

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We offer tutoring on math and science for all ages, from elementary through college. We even tutor statistics. We also do test preparation tutoring for the job and for the military, SAT, ACT, CBEST, etc. Typical sessions are 45 minutes, and recurring students are placed with the same tutor. During the school year, A-Math-Oasis also offers less expensive ”drop-in tutoring” on Sunday evenings, from 5-8. During “drop-in tutoring”, everybody sits at one table, typically 3-6 students, with a variety of skill levels and questions. Our motto is patient, kind, and efficient.

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I am a private teacher/tutor who enjoys working with students in a variety of age ranges to help them accomplish their goals. I am patient and can teach various subjects clearly and in a range of ways to account for different learning styles. I have worked with students with a variety of learning differences, and I excel in connecting with students, redirecting their attention, keeping them focused and motivating them to succeed. I have experience working both with a pre-planned curriculum and in creating or adapting curricula to meet the needs and desires of my students. I administer assessments and am comfortable adapting lessons to address areas that need more work. My recent experience includes tutoring and/or teaching the following: * Middle and high school students * Test prep such as SSAT and ISEE * Algebra * English language such as grammar and vocabulary * Literature * World history * American history * Writing * Reading comprehension * Latin * Homeschooled students * Students with ADHD * Students with dyslexia * Students with Asperger's

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Columbia University MS, Engineering SUNY, BS Physics I have 3 years of tutoring experience with all age groups. I offer tutoring for the following: * Math for SAT * GRE * Algebra * HS and College Physics * English Speaking * Reading and Writing Tutoring I am a friendly person. I am great with children, and I love meeting new people.

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