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Maverick Consulting
4.3
from 71 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Vanja J.
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Lisabeth helped me with my ACT writing skills and with the reading and science sections. We did 2 hour sessions. The quality of her work was great and she helped me a lot with the ACT and helped me calm down before my test. My experience with her was great and I will definitely contact her in the future.

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  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Carrie F.
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Carl was hired to teach Hebrew to my daughter who is in Kindergarten as well as to teach my husband and I Hebrew. Carl is a very dedicated professional that has a true gift at teaching. He makes the lessons fun and teaches in a way that keeps the learner engaged the entire lesson and always excited about learning more. This would not normally be an easy task while teaching a 5 year old, however Carl makes it look easy. Our daughter looks forward to Carls's weekly visits, as do we. Carl even went out of his way to find a special Hebrew educational book for my husband (who already speaks pretty decent Hebrew- but wanted to learn more). I would highly recommend Carl for any tutoring, writing, or editing services you may need.

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FISV LLC.
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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Hyojong K.
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Lois is a very professional and considerate tutor. She is helping my writing skill and accent. In addition, she has a producer background and share her knowledge and expertise. She teaches me the entertainment business cultures and how to be a strong female producer in US. She is not just an English teacher. She loves to motivate and inspire her students. I highly recommend her.

  • 14 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa N.
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I am writing as a PhD student, who two MA degrees and a fellow in the Writing Program at a Top 20 University. I have experience editing for an interdisciplinary journal, publishing, translated/edit for lawyers and business professionals and PBS, and teaching many courses at the college level. When it came time to find an editor for a project I am very dedicated to and which is theoretically and historically complex, I had a hard time finding someone whose capabilities I trusted, who could provide a quick turn around of my document, and maintain a friend yet professional level of communication. Temi is that person. No, she is not a friend of mine; No, I have not used thumbtack before; No, I dont tend to spend my time writing reviews. Simply put: her work compares to company's that quoted me at literally four times the cost, she has talent, is flexible, and responsible. She is comfortable receiving payment by Paypal or Venmo---amongst other official options. Overall, editing with Temi has been an ideal experience.

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Jeffrey Michael Test Prep
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Kathy T.
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I am really pleased so far with Jeffrey's tutoring with my 11th grade daughter. The specific one-on-one focused methods he uses seems to not only get to the targeted areas she is needing help with, but strengthen her confidence in the whole daunting subject of standardized test-taking.

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Thinque Prep
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ted G.
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I have nothing but positive things to say about my experience with Joyee and his team. We've been working with them for quite a while and they've helped us with math tutoring, test preparation, and now going into our senior year, they're helping us prepare for college applications. More specifically, my son's score on the ACT jumped 6 points after 2 months of working with Joyee and Robert. I can't recommend them enough!

  • 13 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Alden F.
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I had Bri as a math tutor for the ACT. She was funny, professional, and very knowledgeable. I wanted to get my score up 4 points, and with her help, I was able to on practice tests. I would highly recommend this service, especially Bri, if you're looking for any kind of tutoring--standardized test or school subject. Thank you, Bri!

Arbor Tutors - LA County
4.4
from 35 reviews
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Joe R.
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They did a great job helping me with writing and math!!!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen K.
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Our tutor, Danielle, has been great for working with my daughter. We needed someone who could tutor in math, but also assist in developing organizational skills.

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Tutoring Services
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Jj M.
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I'm seventeen years old and took the new 2016 SAT test for the first time. My score was significantly lower than my GPA would indicate. I had several offers from tutors to assist in improving my SAT score. After reading the reviews and talking with several people, I choose to work with Sarah. I have had multiple sessions with her this summer. I highly recommend Sarah to be your tutor. She has a very pleasant personality and always makes sure you understand the current concept before moving on to another. She is very understanding of your schedule and will do whatever she can to work with you. I am ending my sessions only because to my pleasant surprise I have been offered an athletic scholarship after my senior year that will accept my current gpa and current SAT as completely satisfactory.

StudyPage
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa A.
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StudyPage is an invaluable tool if you have a student with any kind of learning difficulties. Esmerelda has helped my son with homework organization, writing, math and all the tools he needed to become a successful student. I can not recommend StudyPage enough.

Matthew S.
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Robert X.
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Matt is a great tutor with the ability to break down and explain concepts that are hard to understand to simple understandable concepts. My son is now very confident with the coming SAT. Matt got him to see how to approach the questions in a more effective way, especially in reading.

Tarek R.
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Professor Khan is magnificent. I really appreciate her outstanding effort in everything that she did to help me with my college work. Just when I thought my form of writing couldn't be organized any better, she triple exceeded those expectations. I can't express my gratitude enough. Thank You!~

  • 22 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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Cindy is an absolute visionary. I am a senior in high school, and I met Cindy a few months before I began this school year. My strengths academically are mainly in reading, writing, social studies, and philosophy, but Cindy has enhanced my knowledge and appreciation for mathematics, science, and my capabilities in problem solving as a whole. When I first met Cindy, I was in desperate need of a math tutor, but what I received was more than I could have ever imagined. Aside from her outstanding mathematical capabilities, Cindy has served as my mentor, ultimate problem solver, entrepreneurial guru, and ultimate inspiration throughout my college prep and application process. As a fellow performer, and actress, Cindy also has helped me explore my passion for theatre, and expand it to become a flourishing intrigue with anthropology, psychology, and motivational speaking. She is literally the reason that I am now travelling as a motivational speaker/ Body Positive facilitator to youth, ranging from middle school to high school. In offering her invaluable time, ambitious mindset, and incredibly compassionate demeanor, she has allowed me to find my true passions, and encourage others to do the same. Furthermore, Cindy is beyond this world amazing. Whether to call her an angel, an oracle, a goddess, a reincarnated Albert Einstein, or any other form of awe, I am not worthy to concretely say. However, I can attest that Cindy has absolutely changed my vision for myself and the world around me, my societal views and aspirations, as well as having enhanced my mathematical and test taking capabilities. Truly, Cindy is the most wonderful, kind, creative, talented, and intelligent essence, one could ever hope to meet or aspire to become.

Kiran Chaggan
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqueline L.
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Good tutor! My child likes the way she works with him

Teacher/Tutor
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Linda B.
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Barbara is working with my granddaughter and her reading . We have seen vast improvement in a very short time . My granddaughter looks forward to the weekly sessions I would highly recommend her.

Tutoring by Saundra
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Helina H.
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She taught my daughter for a year. She improved my daughter's reading and writing skills. Unfortunately, we moved out another place so my daughter couldn't study with her further. But she is really kind and warm so we are keeping touch with her. She is an awesome teacher!!!

Paul R.
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Heather has been fantastic and insightful - I'm so very happy I've hired Heather.

Stephanie Jewell
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Nathalie D.
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Stephanie has been very patient, friendly and professional with my son. My son and I are happy to have her help with his educational needs, he is now enjoying reading oppose to before.

  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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Victor is a genuine, intelligent, creative person, and an excellent tutor. I refer him with great confidence. Victor has an admirable ability to relate to different types of personalities and learning styles. He not only adapts his teaching to our daughters' unique situations, but seems excited by the challenge. Our children attend different high schools, and have their own unique talents and learning styles and challenges. One attends an academically rigorous private high school, while the other attends an academically challenging, local public school. Victor has tutored them both. Whether it's SAT tutoring or weekly math and bio, or a brush-up before finals, Victor is there. He is prompt, professional, highly competent and above all, energized by teaching. He asks questions. He does not spoon feed; rather, he takes the time to help our daughters discover the answers for themselves. My 17 year old earned a great SAT score, and a substantial 4-year scholarship to the university of her choice. She applied early-action to three schools, and gained admittance to them all. We credit Victor for helping her realize this dream. I now look forward to what my younger daughter will achieve, with his help, as he not only teaches her in the way she needs to be taught, but he cares. She knows this. He establishes a genuine relationship with his students; he helps them gain confidence, and trust themselves. I honestly cannot say enough about Victor, and the impact he has made on our family. He takes the worry and the (dare I say) struggle out of high school, creating space for my husband and I to be more supportive and less "annoying" to our children. It is a relief and a comfort to know such an intelligent, good person has our daughters' and therefore our own backs. Both of our girls' confidence and academic achievement have soared under Victor's tutelage.

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I am a graduate student with excellent writing/English skills. I majored in English at UCSB for undergrad.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

  • Student grade level
    11th grade
  • Subject area
    Essay writing / review, Other (great gatsby - response questions)
  • Fluency level
    Intermediate
  • Reason for tutoring
    Improve grades at school
  • Session frequency
    Once a week
  • Day preference(s)
    Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    My daughter is in 11th grade English honors and needs help with literary responses as well as essay writing
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