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John Linneball Tutoring
4.8
from 56 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Beverly L.
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Professional, on time. John is tutoring my 10 year old son in math, specifically, common core math. John is very patient which is what my son needs. I try to help him but I lose my patience which frustrates both of us. I am glad John is able to help and I hope my son will improve his math skills. John has tutored Christopher twice only so I hope this review is helpful. So far, I would recommend John.

Arbor Tutors - Bay Area
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany M.
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I must say I am extremely happy with the quality of service from Arbor Tutors from the first phone call through the tutoring sessions. We were given our choice between a couple of different tutors. High quality.

Grace Wang
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Marty H.
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I spent several months working with Grace through some intermediate mandarin. Really great tutor. She will also text you outside of the tutoring to keep you engaged and make sure you are doing your homework!

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John Bertinetti
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monika C.
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John helped me raise my GRE score significantly. Working with John helped me gain the skills and tools I needed to reach (just above) my goal score. We studied the content of the GRE but also strategies for approaching problems likely to be found on the GRE, which proved invaluable. John was patient and encouraging throughout our tutoring and always gave me the extra confidence I needed to help me get through tough problems. It’s nice to have someone cheering you on when you’re trying to achieve a score that might seem hard or unachievable. John made the process of studying for the GRE as painless and fun as possible!

Mathman Tutoring
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Becky S.
Verified review

My daughter worked with Mathman Tutoring when she was in high school. She found his tutoring to be very helpful in understanding concepts that she hadn't quite gotten in class. It was very convenient to have him come to our house. I would recommend his services to my friends.

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Reema T.
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Anish did a great job in helping me learn Math by properly giving me the instruction and practice I needed. I saw results soon after our tutoring sessions!

Yevgeny Kaplun
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas B.
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Yevgeny helped me with business calculus class. This class was extremely important for me to pass as most 4 year colleges I was trying to get into wanted me to take it. During the 16 week semester, Yevgeny would come twice a week to help me with my homework and go over each chapter in depth. We would spend almost two hours each session on different problems and he would show me how to do each one. However, he doesn't do each problem for you but instead would have me do the problem on my own and give me help if I needed it. He made sure I understood each chapter we would go over before going onto the next. Yevgeny is a great person who really cares about the success of those he is tutoring. He understands many different math courses and is really smart. Without his help I wouldn't have passed my class and gone on to transfer to my 4 year college. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of help in any math course.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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BEST. ACT. TUTOR. EVER.

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Spencer S.
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Pio is very good at catering the lesson to my needs - where I am at in the learning curve, and helping fill in any gaps in my knowledge of mathematics. He also helps create a plan and gives homework to accomplish my goal.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gail B.
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Got a tutoring package for my two kids and we have been extremely happy

Josh's SAT & ACT Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jodi T.
Verified review

Josh was an awesome SAT tutor for my son, increasing his scores 110 points in just a few weeks of tutoring. Prior to Josh, my son was enrolled in a commercial SAT prep course: 3 hours on Friday evenings and six hours on Saturdays along with 11 other students. My son did not respond well to the group setting. These sessions could not hold his attention, and it became a weekly battle to get him to go. After a few weeks, he quit the course and decided that individual tutoring would be a better option. Josh’s style of personalized attention offered my son the back and forth interaction he needed to maintain interest and motivation. He had a great depth of knowledge (Yale graduate), as well as a warm and personal demeanor. He took the time to understand my son’s individual style of learning and identified the areas with which he needed more assistance. In summary, my son benefitted greatly from Josh’s talents, and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing one-on-one and personalized attention.

SAT Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joan B.
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When Ellie Schamber tutored my son before he took the PSAT, he got the highest score in his high school, became a National Merit Scholar, and was offered all kinds of scholarships. Getting a good score on the PSAT is almost more important than the SAT. She also spent several hours with him before he took the SAT - he received a Regent's Scholarship to UC and graduated with high honors. Ellie tailors her tutoring to the student's individual needs and she is extremely effective. I highly and unequivocally recommend her.

Katrina D
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alice B.
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Katrina helped me improve my ACT English score from a 30 to a 34 and my ACT science from a 30 to a 33! In only 3.5 hours of tutoring! She is a wonderful tutor!

Arbor Tutors - CA
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda L.
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I would not hesitate to recommend Arbor Tutors to all of my friends and family. I wish we would've started with them in the beginning. Very good service with excellent tutors.

Aanchal Ramani
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Adam R.
Verified review

Aanchal was a great SAT tutor and I had a really great experience working with her! She created a customized study plan that helped me reach my target score and then coached me through the college admissions process, which helped me get accepted to Cornell University.

Ryan Jang
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Dina G.
Verified review

Working with Ryan has been, and continues to be, an excellent experience. Not only is he knowledgeable in everything he teaches, but he’s also flexible with scheduling and valuable mentor in multiple subject matters. Great tutor overall!

Dan's Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Jennifer R.
    Verified review

    Dan is a great math tutor. He is patient and knowledgeable. He leads you to the solution but does not tell you the solution. He makes you figure it out by encouraging your own abilities to problem solve. I received tutoring for the CSET Math test and I was very impressed with Dan.

    Ann M.
    Verified review

    Clint helped both of our children with their math courses from grade school through high school. Clint is very patient, caring, and able to identify each students learning style. He is flexible, professional, and effective. Clint is familiar with each school's teachers and requirements. Both of my children performed better on exams and were better prepared for the next course level because of his tutoring.

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    I am a private teacher/tutor who enjoys working with students in a variety of age ranges to help them accomplish their goals. I am patient and can teach various subjects clearly and in a range of ways to account for different learning styles. I have worked with students with a variety of learning differences, and I excel in connecting with students, redirecting their attention, keeping them focused and motivating them to succeed. I have experience working both with a pre-planned curriculum and in creating or adapting curricula to meet the needs and desires of my students. I administer assessments and am comfortable adapting lessons to address areas that need more work. My recent experience includes tutoring and/or teaching the following: * Middle and high school students * Test prep such as SSAT and ISEE * Algebra * English language such as grammar and vocabulary * Literature * World history * American history * Writing * Reading comprehension * Latin * Homeschooled students * Students with ADHD * Students with dyslexia * Students with Asperger's

    IvyRings

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      EleMental Learning

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