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Expert Tutoring
4.6
from 48 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 171 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna G.
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I would highly suggest Michael Davidson as a tutor. I am 43 years old and had been out of school for quite a while, but because of the tutoring I got from Michael, I passed my math GED test with flying colors! He is very knowledgeable, helps you to figure out which areas that you need to focus on the most and explained different ways of how to handle the math problems. He also provided positive inspiration to help me get through the toughest of math problems and cheered me on to the end! Thank you again for everything, Michael!

Ray Matlak, Math Tutor
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy P.
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I am not one to leave a ton of reviews for services and I have had mixed success with Thumbtack, but I think this man is an unsung hero!!! My daughter has struggled in math for years, since grammar school, and is now in 8th grade. She continued to struggle with a different tutor. We have been working once a week with Mr. Matlak now for about six weeks and the difference is simply amazing. She just got her first "A" in a math quiz since grammar school and we both nearly cried in relief and joy. The two most important things about him - he KNOWS the concepts cold (some tutors DON'T), and he is PATIENT. I came to the conclusion that my daughter simply would not get the pace of learning or individualized attention in the public school setting that she needs for this particular topic. She is doing well in other topics but math is her Achilles heel. I didn't have the patience (or the knowledge) to help much and it became a source of frustration for both of us. It is such a RELIEF to see her more confident and not stressed about math now!! I can't say enough good things about Mr. Matlak. He promptly answered my inquiries, quickly provided two references who gave glowing reviews, and we are so happy to have him. We didn't want to go the Sylvan or other company routes - Mr. Matlak comes to your home, sits down with your student, and gets to work. I can't believe I did not invest in my child's future earlier in her school career - it is well worth it. We do an hour a week and it has made a VAST difference. I have no relation to Mr. Matlak (other than to sing his praises) and I would be happy to provide anyone interested with additional comments. Update April 22, 2015: Our daughter continues to work with Ray weekly and is now pulling a "B" average, coming up from the "D" average she was pulling when we started. Not struggling and spending so much time on math has allowed her to focus on her other classes and encouraged her to bring her other grades up as well as she prepares to enter high school. We couldn't be more pleased to see our daughter's confidence growing with respect to math. We'll keep him through COLLEGE if he's willing!! All kidding aside, Ray is well worth the investment, even if your budget calls for less frequent tutoring sessions.

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Math and Physics Tutoring
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristopher B.
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Daniel was very professional and went above and beyond to give the tutoring help I needed in a somewhat obscure math topic, which included him spending time researching and working through the problems before the tutoring session to ensure that he could answer all of my questions. I would recommend Daniel to anyone looking for a quality math tutor who invests himself in your success. Thanks again for all the help Daniel!!

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Thinque Prep
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chancler H.
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My son was attempting to get a 30 on the ACT, but was having an extremely difficult time getting to that score. We found a tutor through our private high school and also went to a local company, but neither were able to help him. We are so glad to have met Joyee and highly recommend his services for test preparation. He has been extremely flexible and very knowledgeable

Agape Tutoring
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Arlene F.
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Mr. Reid has helped me raise my grade from an F to an A in Pre-Calculus. Furthermore, he helped me train for the ACT. His tutoring is just phenomenal!

  • 13 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Reniesha T.
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It was a simple job. Six grade math. Most tutors either gave us the runaround or just didn't call us back. Eric at elite made sure we were satisfied from the first free trial to the session before my daughters test. Very well done

Tutoring Services
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqueline G.
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My kids always had issues with math, but after being taught by Dea they are doing great! In fact my daughter is in college and tutoring others from what she has learned! Thank you so much!

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Jenny's Tutoring
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Gabriel R.
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I was in desperate need of a tutor and luckly I found Jenny in time. She was not expensive and knows what she is doing. I'm very much going to request for her help again when I need help

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Learning with Jenny
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shirleycmorris@gmail.com M.
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Miss Jenny is an exceptional teacher! We are very grateful to have found Miss Jenny to tutor our children; age 9 and 11 year old. Both of them have received tutoring from Miss Jenny since 3 years ago and their grades / test scores have improved tremendously right from the beginning. Miss Jenny always display enthusiasm for the subjects she teaches. She knows how to modify the teaching strategies according to the students' levels of comprehension. She is always so encouraging and motivating! Our children love her very much and they enjoy each of their tutoring sessions with Miss Jenny. We highly recommend Miss Jenny as a tutor / teacher to any children from Elementary to High School. Mike & Shirley Morris (Parents of Sebastian & Mia)

DA Blake Tutoring
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tanya B.
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Mr. Blake is very excellent tutor very professional in tutoring practices convenient to your time, he assured my son that he would pass his test with flying colors which he did. Mr. Blake took the time to make sure my son had a self-paced learning process in math, science and vocabulary. Overall , I was very happy of the progress level in my son's ability to obtain the knowledge. I highly recommend Mr. Blake to anyone that need a tutor because he is very outstanding.

Nancy's Tutoring
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mark R.
Verified review

Nancy's is the best tutor I've ever had I have 3 boys and 1 girls and I have had over 15 different tutors over the years and by far she is the best I have had she is everything I am as far being stern but she brings the softness that the student needs to get the best out of them my daughter did not bond with the three tutors before Nancy but she really loves Mrs Nancy as she calls her and she look forward to her session every week. I hired her to teach my daughter Spanish who has never taken before and she already can write and speak Spanish in less than two months she was so good I ask if she does any other subjects and of course she does it all so now she tutors my daughter in math and her grade went from a C to an A she makes sure the student understands the topic before she moves on and she won't budge or go any further unless the student totally understands it. If your looking for top shelf tutor look no futher and for the price it's a win win for me and my daughter thanks for making my daughter experience a total success.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hugh M.
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I've been very bad at math my entire life. I flunked algebra three times before I called Arbor Tutors. The tutor was very understanding and nonjudgmental. I can highly recommend Arbor Tutors.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margarette U.
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I was having a very rough time with calculus. It was the third time I took the class. I contacted Arbor Tutors and they provided me with a wonderful calculus tutor who is able to explain everything very patiently and fill in the gaps that I had. Excellent service. I wish every company was run this well.

Arbor Tutors - Pomona Area
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Brooke M.
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I have a horrible science teacher but I was able to get excellent help from an Arbor tutor. Best tutors around. Fantastic deal.

  • New on Thumbtack
Ashley F.
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I hired Arbor Tutors to help my daughter with chemistry and math. She ended up with As. Online tutoring works great with these guys as their system is better than what I expected. They were able to help us very quickly. Much better value than other companies

Vanessa's Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin K.
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Vanessa has been tutoring me for about two months, and I have never learned so much in such a short period. She has many tips and tricks to help me remember all of the rules of the Spanish language. She is a very kind and energetic person who is always willing to change her schedule to fit your own. I would strongly recommend Vanessa to anybody who needs help!

  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Oran F.
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They were flexible to my needs and strived to provide me with the best service. They actually taught me how to do the work instead of other tutors who basically do the work for you. Would highly reccomend brought my grade from an F to a B in four weeks

  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Abbas Z.
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The highest grade i ever got in any math class was a C- (no joke). When I got to college I had to get an A but still stuggled in math (trigonometry). Meesum said he was willing to help and I haven't received a lower than a 90% yet. He breaks the problems step by step and at a slow pace so I could understand it. He also usually knows what homework type problems will be on the test. BEST MATH TUTOR EVER.

S Kohli Tutoring Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Andyshea A.
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I worked with Sam Kohli between 2014-2015 in preparation for my ACT examination as well SAT Math II, Biology, and Chemistry Subject Tests prior to applying for college. When I first started with Sam, I did not have the hottest test scores (29 and 30 on the ACT) and was in need for guidance for not only raising my score but, more importantly, gaining valuable test taking strategies that would allow me to perform at my peak when testing day came around. I very much enjoyed my time with Sam: both as a tutor and as a friend. Sam's genuinely friendly, determined, outgoing, and patient personality truly make him an amazing tutor and individual you want to work with. Because of Sam's efforts, I was able to score a 35 on my ACT, 800 on my SAT Chemistry, 790 on my SAT Math II, and 750 on my SAT Biology. I am now attending UCLA as a second year Neuroscience Major with a Biomedical Research Minor as a prospective candidate for applying to medical schools come 2019.

Yehia
3.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Soha A.
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He's a professional tutor and very experienced , i highly recommend him .

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aimee D.
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I highly recommend Arbor Tutors and would gladly use them again.

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