John Linneball Tutoring
About this pro
I offer great tutoring at a reasonable price. I have experience with the SAT, SSAT, ISEE, LSAT, and other tests, and not only understand how to take the tests, but how to teach the material to students in a way they can understand. I can answer questions that relate to test prep and academic subjects that only a person with "real world" experience can give - such as "Why do I need to know this stuff, anyway?" Finally, I have a sense of humor, and can engage and entertain while teaching, without being a complete goofball or pushover who doesn't get the job done. This may sound clichéd and cheesy, but it's true. I enjoy reaching young minds and helping people of all ages learn and get ahead in life. It's nice to help someone learn a needed skill at a crucial time in life - what a person learns while young can open doors to a new world of opportunities, and provide needed skilled people to the world.
Customers rated this pro highly for value, punctuality, and work quality.
Patrick K.May 16, 2018Verified
John worked with our son to reach a his PSAT score goals and he acheived a perfect math score. John is reliable and has done a wonderful job as a tutor for us.Dec 29, 2017Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?It's not complex. I charge an hourly rate. It's a little more if you live far from me, since I'll have to cover my cost of transportation from my place to your place, or wherever we're meeting. Basically, I just want to give you good work at a good rate.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I always buy the most recent test prep books and read the news regarding tests.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I've done tutoring since I was in high school, and decided it was a good idea to get back into it back in 2002, when I wanted a source of income that wasn't practicing law. Let's put it this way; no one goes to see a lawyer when he or she is HAPPY. That can get to be a really negative experience.