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Petaluma ACT Tutors

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John Linneball Tutoring
4.8
from 56 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Beverly L.
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Professional, on time. John is tutoring my 10 year old son in math, specifically, common core math. John is very patient which is what my son needs. I try to help him but I lose my patience which frustrates both of us. I am glad John is able to help and I hope my son will improve his math skills. John has tutored Christopher twice only so I hope this review is helpful. So far, I would recommend John.

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John Bertinetti
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monika C.
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John helped me raise my GRE score significantly. Working with John helped me gain the skills and tools I needed to reach (just above) my goal score. We studied the content of the GRE but also strategies for approaching problems likely to be found on the GRE, which proved invaluable. John was patient and encouraging throughout our tutoring and always gave me the extra confidence I needed to help me get through tough problems. It’s nice to have someone cheering you on when you’re trying to achieve a score that might seem hard or unachievable. John made the process of studying for the GRE as painless and fun as possible!

Mathman Tutoring
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Becky S.
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My daughter worked with Mathman Tutoring when she was in high school. She found his tutoring to be very helpful in understanding concepts that she hadn't quite gotten in class. It was very convenient to have him come to our house. I would recommend his services to my friends.

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Reema T.
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Anish did a great job in helping me learn Math by properly giving me the instruction and practice I needed. I saw results soon after our tutoring sessions!

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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BEST. ACT. TUTOR. EVER.

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Spencer S.
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Pio is very good at catering the lesson to my needs - where I am at in the learning curve, and helping fill in any gaps in my knowledge of mathematics. He also helps create a plan and gives homework to accomplish my goal.

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.

Katrina D
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alice B.
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Katrina helped me improve my ACT English score from a 30 to a 34 and my ACT science from a 30 to a 33! In only 3.5 hours of tutoring! She is a wonderful tutor!

SAT Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joan B.
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When Ellie Schamber tutored my son before he took the PSAT, he got the highest score in his high school, became a National Merit Scholar, and was offered all kinds of scholarships. Getting a good score on the PSAT is almost more important than the SAT. She also spent several hours with him before he took the SAT - he received a Regent's Scholarship to UC and graduated with high honors. Ellie tailors her tutoring to the student's individual needs and she is extremely effective. I highly and unequivocally recommend her.

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.

Aanchal Ramani
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Adam R.
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Aanchal was a great SAT tutor and I had a really great experience working with her! She created a customized study plan that helped me reach my target score and then coached me through the college admissions process, which helped me get accepted to Cornell University.

Ryan Jang
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Dina G.
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Working with Ryan has been, and continues to be, an excellent experience. Not only is he knowledgeable in everything he teaches, but he’s also flexible with scheduling and valuable mentor in multiple subject matters. Great tutor overall!

Dan's Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Jennifer R.
    Verified review

    Dan is a great math tutor. He is patient and knowledgeable. He leads you to the solution but does not tell you the solution. He makes you figure it out by encouraging your own abilities to problem solve. I received tutoring for the CSET Math test and I was very impressed with Dan.

    Ann M.
    Verified review

    Clint helped both of our children with their math courses from grade school through high school. Clint is very patient, caring, and able to identify each students learning style. He is flexible, professional, and effective. Clint is familiar with each school's teachers and requirements. Both of my children performed better on exams and were better prepared for the next course level because of his tutoring.

    BEN'S MATH TUTORING
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Wenyi C.
      Verified review

      Ben is great at explaining concepts in simple terms and using examples to reinforce mastery. Super patient as well!

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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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      Compare us against one of the mass marketed national tutoring chains and you'll discover why our approach is better: 1) We utilize ONLY state-certified teachers as tutors. Your tutor will be a degreed educator with classroom teaching experience. We will not send you a college student or other untrained professional. 2) We provide a customized tutoring experience. Our private tutoring lessons are not mass produced. Instead, your tutor will customize a plan of action to reflect your child's goals and learning style. 3) We offer straight-forward pricing. You set the pace, and you simply pay your tutor's reasonable hourly rate.

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      I provide academic tutoring to students in the areas of: * English * Spanish * Math * SAT/ACT I do tutoring up to a high school level.

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      Laila’s appreciation and passion for learning and teaching came at an early age. Teaching Saturday playschool activities at the age of 12, she had her first TA position at her British Secondary school by 15, and began teaching English and Math through cartooning at 18. She is also academically excelled in that she began programming at 11, studied artificial intelligence at 16, 10 GCSE’s, 4 A’ Levels. A very extensive BA and double Masters (which she completed simultaneously in 2.5yrs with a GPA of 3.93) which are MBA in marketing and management and an MIT in Applications development, and several certifications. Currently she tutors and teaches over 63 subjects, high-stakes standardized tests and study skills. Her secret is her aggressive desire to learn and having a highly skilled memory system does provide a great tool. She uses visual cues, technological mediums and traditional learning methods in order to provide the best possible results. She works with students from K-12, undergrad, and grad, from different learning curves including those with ADD and dyslexia. I truly do believe that education is a vehicle to pursue success. I enjoy teaching and facilitating the learning process. There is something amazing that happens when you watch a student learn and achieve understanding and in turn reach a higher grade or pursue further education. I am young, well educated in a variety of subjects. I do research on topics prior to meeting with students and I have both online, one-on-one and group tutoring/ teaching experience. I make teaching an understanding not just -'you need to learn this because you have to'. I try my best to find how you can best learn and apply those methods that suit you. Everyone is different and deserves to learn the way that they can achieve the most out of and to excel. I like to think of myself as well rounded and having worn many different hats to teach myself to become as versatile and knowledgeable in as many areas as I could. This I have practiced in my professional career as a brand specialist and as a tutor. I have pursued an extensive degree in undergrad, 2 masters and several certifications as well as a 20 year history as a tutor. "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone." Audrey Hepburn.

      • 5 years in business
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      Octagon English offers one-on-one ESL, accent reduction, standardized test prep and academic English tutoring designed to help students of all ages and levels. Taught by an experienced and certified instructor, classes are designed to fit your individual learning style, schedule and academic or communication needs. Located in downtown San Francisco, and with over 12 years of classroom and private tutoring experience, SF Bay English will help you achieve your ESL, essay, study and test preparation (TOEFL-IBT, SAT verbal and GMAT verbal) goals. Octagon English is proud to announce a new tutoring service designed to help students enrolled in English Literature and Humanities classes throughout the Bay Area! These classes require students to write on complex, challenging topics in art, literature, film theory, history and philosophy; Octagon English Academic provides the assistance you need in composition and formal analysis. Whether you are a foreign student enrolled in Academy of Art, San Francisco State University or City College of San Francisco or an American student taking courses at these and other Bay Area academic institutions, Octagon English can help you overcome the difficulties that come with expressing academic and theoretical ideas in a university essay format.

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