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Hawk Educational Solutions
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Tim H.
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Our 12th grade twin daughters are currently applying to colleges. Since Juliet was a high school principal last year, she understands the pressure of the college application process. She's been instrumental in teaching them the skills to write outstanding personal statements, apply for financial aid, and research the right universities. She also tutors them for AP Lit! We highly recommend her as a consultant and teacher!

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Nina Haynes math tutoring
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kayla B.
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I needed last minute tutoring for a final exam and Nina was quick to respond and schedule me last minute. She explained everything very clearly and made sure to answer any questions I had. I feel like I learned more information in just one tutoring session than in most of my math classes this semester. I would highly recommend her for math tutoring.

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Tutor
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex F.
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I highly recommend Lynne as an English tutor. With her help I've significantly improved my communication and writing skills.

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Learning with Jenny
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 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)

  • 13 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Diana G.
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I was signed up to take a Kaplan course for GMAT prep and was talking to a co-worker about it when they told me their story. They took one of the same Kaplan courses I was signed up to take and didn't get their desired GMAT score. In their second attempt, they signed up for private tutoring with John Easter, one of Elite Home Tutoring tutors, and their GMAT score improved by over 100 points. After hearing this story, I called to cancel my Kaplan class & signed up with Elite Home Tutoring, with a special request to work with John. During my studies, I decided that I wanted to take the GRE instead of the GMAT. I explained this to my tutor John and to Eric at Elite Home Tutoring and the change was so simple. John is not only skilled in GMAT prep but GRE prep as well. So the only thing that would need to change were the materials. If you're looking for the best resources for test prep I highly recommend Elite Home Tutoring. I have no complaints!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Adam F.
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Best ACT and SAT tutors around. PERIOD.

Ziggy's Tutoring
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna P.
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Baeleigh (our daughter to whom James is tutoring) says, "I love that instead of James just telling me how to do something, he uses visuals and is very interactive in explaining something to me. There is nothing that he can do better, I am happy that he is my tutor." As parents, we like that he is so good at finding how Baeleigh learns best so that he can teach her in a way she understands. He is patient and has been good at keeping in touch with her teachers and also with us.

Kare
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy J.
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Our daughter has dyscalculia, and I was at my wits end in finding someone who would be able to tutor her, think outside of the box, and help make a difference in her learning levels. I had no idea that I would strike gold in finding Konie Byrnes who not only worked her magic with our daughter, but who understood her as an individual, took time to work out what learning method worked best for her. Konie, has created a atmosphere of care, kindness, compassion and an understanding of the wonderful little human being our daughter is. Konie cares deeply about her students and that is something that we just don't see any more. Konie comes highly recommended.

Vanessa's Tutoring
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 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!

A Tutoring Place
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gretchen B.
Verified review

Mary Ellen is one of the best English and writing tutors out there. She has been working with both of my sons, now ages 14 and 17, for several years, helping them develop their writing and literary analysis skills. My older son had problems organizing his thoughts and expressing his ideas clearly and succinctly, and Mary Ellen was instrumental in helping him develop these writing skills. She is adept at literary analysis, an area my younger son needed support in, and provided the extra help he needed to fully comprehend the difficult novels his class was reading. As importantly, Mary Ellen has an amazing ability to relate to her students and both my boys looked forward to working with her.

Ms. Math
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Liz P.
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My daughter has been working with Diane since about October last year. I have seen such an improvement in her math skills. Math no longer intimidates her and she is confidant enough to do homework on her own. Thanks Diane!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Zahra J.
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She is wonderful tutor and very professional.

Joseph's Bodacious Tutoring
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Scot N.
Verified review

Joseph Descans helped me with the editing of several documents. His knowledge and editing skills were outstanding, and his patience with the process was the best part. It can be tremendously frustrating when you have "writer's block" and the words just don't come out right, but a patient tutor is such a great asset to have in your back pocket!

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Linda T.
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Kim was great . She explained everything to me and gave simple directions that I can understand and she was very patient when it came to her payment . I had a hard time trying to do the pay pal or anything that involves the computer or my phone even . She was great to work with . ! She also sent me 2 resumes that I can choose from and they turned out great ! And it was done in the time frame that I needed .

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I tutor mainly K-6 in all subjects, but I also tutor math -- prealgebra, algebra and Algebra 2. My strength as a tutor is helping students with subject content according to individual strengths, studying strategies and techniques, and development and evaluation of materials. I want to be able to build on their weakness and help them grow to success.

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I enjoy teaching and would like to be of help to those who would like to learn because based on my experience, knowledge can empower us.

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I am a California State Mandarin Instructor, I teach Mandarin at a local high school in San Diego, and tutor mostly young children to teenagers. As an educator, I have been trained in leading universities around the world.

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I am a credentialed school psychologist and have experience working with children in the general education and special education setting. I've worked as an ABA therapist with children on the autism spectrum, ADHD, and Down's syndrome. I offer private academic tutoring for elementary and middle school ages. I am bilingual and fluent in Spanish.

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I have a way of making the subject matter fun and the learning relevant to the student. I show by examples that are interesting to the student how it would benefit them to understand the subject matter.

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I am a third year college student, and I am currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in child development, and then I plan on completing a credentials program to become a special education teacher. Also, I currently have a 3.7 GPA. I was previously working on pursuing a career in nursing; therefore, I have taken science classes, including physiology, microbiology and molecular biology. I also have taken a total of four years of Spanish and completed other courses in math, English composition, world history, psychology and sociology. When tutoring, I'm willing to meet up at local coffee shops!

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We offer the most effective tutoring around. Our subjects offered are: * Elementary Math * Algebra 1 * Algebra 2 * Geometry * Trigonometry * Chemistry * Spanish 1 * Spanish 2 * Spanish 3 Our services also include reading and writing for elementary and middle school essay writing level 1, 2 and 3. We do SAT and ACT MATH and English reviews as well. We have 7 years of experience with North County Districts. Platinum reputation guaranteed. First half hour is free. The testimonials speak for themselves: Vanessa, 10th grade: "Cynthia's been my tutor for 4 years. Before her, I averaged a C- in Math and constantly struggled to understand my teacher. Once she started tutoring me, things completely changed! Within a few months, my grades were up to an A-/B+ average! And her notes are fantastic! So neat and the colors help me remember all the formulas! She's fantastic!!" Michelle, 6th grader parent: "My daughter was struggling in multiple subjects and with sports she didn't have a lot of time to be wasting. I needed a tutor that could come over and tutor Math, English, and Spanish at one time. Cynthia was just perfect for that! She's great with all of the subjects and she got my daughter right on track very quickly and when STAR testing came around she even prepared her for that too. I can't stress how much her notes help! They are so great the night before an exam for last minute reviewing! I would definitely recommend her to anyone!!"

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