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Thinque Prep
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Balvinder S.
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My son tried for months self study but could got get above 1450. After working with Joyee, he got 1550 on his PSAT and 1560 on his SAT. He is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Thank you for your help.

  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Antony P.
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Ryan is an incredible tutor. He's tutored 3 of my 4 children over the summer. He's demonstrated excellence in academics as well as exceptional professionalism and flexibility. The kids absolutely love him! I will continue to partner with Ryan in ensuring my children's continued academic growth!

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Agape Tutoring
from 19 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yvette W.
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Math tutoring for my son to prep for the SAT. Went great Mr. Reid helped my son feel more confident in math.

  • 32 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Adam J.
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My daughter needed a tutor for sat and act prep this year. We recently contacted Andrea and she responded quickly and was able to setup a time to meet within the week. Both Andrea and her son met with my wife and daughter for two hours. Her son the tutor is really kind and scored really well on his own sat/act. After one visit my wife was really impressed with Andrea. She spent the whole two hours talking with her. One of the most incredible things is Andrea is also helpful in guiding my daughter in the college process. Explaining to her and my wife what looks good to colleges in your portfolio.

Edward *TOP PRO 2018*
from 13 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
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I did an SAT course and I got the chance to have Mr. Edward as my Maths professor. He taught Maths in a very didactic way that made me solve the problems both quickly and easily. His patience and dedication to teaching contributed to my learning and my improvement in Maths. I have to admit that thanks to him, I not only got such a great score in the Maths Section, but also improved my Maths skills. It was a privilege to have him as professor. I definitely recommend Mr. Edward to everyone interested in improving his or her skills in English, Maths, and so forth. You will never regret it.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Clay H.
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Best SAT and ACT Tutors anywhere.

Joe B.
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I wish I could give these guys 100 stars. Deb was extremely helpful. My son had a very low SAT score. Harry met with her a few hours every week.  His score jumped up. Arbor knew exactly what to do for his new SAT score and he got accepted to three Ivy League schools!!!. You can't ask for anything more. We are extremely happy with the results.

Arbor Tutors - Pomona Area
from 7 reviews
    Joan L.
    Verified review

    Excellent SAT and ACT tutoring.

    Your College Adviser
    from 6 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Brianna Y.
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    Areum provided the best learning environment and experience I have ever had. It wasn't until I began working with Areum that I actually engaged in learning outside of school, and was actually excited about it. She has a way of teaching through various methods which makes curriculum easy to remember and fun to do so. She helped me so much on improving my SAT score, as well as in the college application process. My vocabulary and math skills improved greatly within a short amount of time. When it came time to fill out my college applications, Areum helped me plan out which schools were the best fit for me and how we would get there. I definitely did not know anything when it came time to apply, so I am grateful to have had Areum to help me reach my goals. I truly admire the way she connects and builds a bond with her students. She is always there to mentor me and guide me in anything that I have questions about. I've never met anyone who genuinely cares that much about the well-being of her students.

    from 6 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jeffery R.
    Verified review

    possibly the best SAT tutoring I have experienced. increased scores of over 300 points to a sold 2250.

    Tutor Doctor
    from 4 reviews
    • 15 years in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    America C.
    Verified review

    Could not have passed my SAT test without Tutor Doctor!

    S Kohli Tutoring Services
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Andyshea A.
    Verified review

    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.

    Howard Test Prep
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Alisa L.
    Verified review

    Howard Test Prep comes to your home and is an excellent resource for ACT prep for students seeking a one on one tutoring experience. Daniel goes over every aspect of the ACT and focuses on the student's strengths and weaknesses. It is an individualized approach without the inconvenience, distraction and stress of a classroom environment. Daniel makes every effort to accommodate the student's schedule and his in home tutoring is worth every penny. My son's score increased 4 points in the 5 weeks of tutoring. I now have our second child working with Daniel and I regularly refer Howard Test Prep without hesitation!

    Level Up Academy
    from 3 reviews
      Coco S.
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      He is a really outstanding teacher. His patience always let me feel very related in his classes. Because I am a International student, and my teachers never used English to teach students before, sometimes I can be very nervous and confused in what teachers say in America classes. But Earl really gives me confidences, which make me believe I can overcome the difficulties I met in my study. Moreover, he really impresses me when he teaches me SAT writing, due to the reason that he separates long sentences for me and tells me which different functions of which different parts of them; this method is very useful for International students such as me. However, few teachers use this method to teach students when they cannot understand the meanings of the long and difficult sentences. Honestly, he did really give me lots of help.

      Ritvik Mishra Tutoring
      from 1 review
        OC C.
        Verified review

        Went well

        • 1 hire on Thumbtack
        Shannon C.
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        Super easy to talk to! Was beyond helpful with what I need help on for school. Made life easier when it came to breaking down questions & awnsers. Thanks again, man!

        Taylor B.
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        When I contacted PBP, they were very attentive to my needs and set up multiple sessions that allowed me to navigate my transfer process & take the right classes. I hope other students out there that are applying for college or looking to transfer can utilize the resources that Prep By Prep provided for me. When you have consultants that care about your personal goals and future plans, it makes the experience enjoyable to not be alone in the process of moving forward in your academic career. I'm looking forward to coming back to PBP!


        I can tutor from mathematics up to multivariable calculus, English, Spanish, SAT, ACT, and anything as far as college applications. Contact me and we will see what we can do.


        With many years of experience, Inland Tutoring is the excellent choice for affordable and professional test prep and learning. We have helped hundreds of students prepare for standardized tests and excel in their classes. Inland Tutoring offers private and group tutoring with complete preparation for K-12 classes, PSAT, ACT, SAT and SAT II subject tests, AP tests, EPT and ELM tests, and university/college courses. Inland Tutoring knows that the key to confidence is preparation. Inland Tutoring programs are tailored to your student's personal study style and unique goals. Our tutors work with families to design a personalized schedule that's convenient for you. We can tutor in your home and at times and durations that you pick. We provide the one-on-one attention your student needs to score higher and gain admission to top universities. All Inland Tutoring tutors have graduated with degrees from top-tier universities across the country. We match your student with a tutor based on his or her individual learning needs. Your tutor will guide your son or daughter step-by-step through the program at a structured pace, taking extra care to address specific problem areas or concerns. Let our expertise help your son or daughter get into the college of their dreams! Call or e-mail us today to discuss your student's options!


        Hi! My name is Nikhita, and I'm currently a student at Caltech in Pasadena, CA. I've been tutoring for the past five years or so. I've always enjoyed helping people, so I decided to try my hand at tutoring in early high school. I primarily tutor math, since it is one of my favorite subjects and is one that I am very comfortable with. If you are a high school student currently studying for the SAT, I am also available to help you with that.


        Online preparation is the best option to get high scores in ACT and SAT exams. You need more practice, which is the best way to get a high score. You can do practice reading and writing to get high scores. Online preparation classes can be according to your convenience. For more details, contact us.

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        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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