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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 advised which was the best calculus class my son needed to take. After my son made changes to his schedule, it was not necessary to have the level of tutoring we had purchased. Arbor Tutors returned the money quickly and without question. The tutor we spoke with was highly knowledgeable. I would recommend this company.
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!
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!
Nicholas's skill, patience, positivity and kindness have already helped our Son regain confidence and enjoy math again. We look forward to ongoing tutoring with Mathman!
Ive known Dave SIlva for about six years. During this time Ive been able to get to know him well both professionally and personally. I first met Dave when he was a student in my music composition and theory classes at Chico State. He was always a diligent, responsible, and academically strong student, and his maturity and focus set him apart from his fellow classmates. I could tell at the time that Dave chose to make music the core of his life, and I recommended him for a few student scholarships to help him out with his studies. After Dave graduated from Chico State and joined the faculty at Chico School of Rock, my wife and I specifically chose to have him be a music instructor for our son, Jonah, who studied guitar and theory privately with him. During that time, Dave also started mentoring our sons band via the Chico School of Rocks excellent Band Builders program, which helps young people to gain experience performing in ensembles in professional venues around Chico. Dave has given an amazing amount of energy toward making this a meaningful experience for his students, and I have been blown away by his attention to detail, professional coaching, and beyond generous commitment to the kids involved. Ive also been lucky enough to get to know Dave personally, and consider him a friend and fellow music professional. In my opinion, Dave has been a real asset to any community, both as a teacher, musician, and overall fine human being. I recommend him wholeheartedly for whatever ventures he pursues.
Since December 2015 Christian has been tutoring my high schooler daughter, who had difficulty with Spanish grammar. Christian is the best tutor we ever had. He is very thorough, and explains grammar very well. He always prepares a lot of grammar exercises in advance, and makes sure that his student not only understood the new grammar concept, but can also use it correctly. He brings a lot of extra materials from different sources, and he also prepares exercises from the textbook that my daughter has to use at school. He really cares about the progress and grades of his students. In "emergencies" his students can count on him as well. Before tests he has always been willing to squeeze in an extra lesson when we ask him, even on Sundays. In addition to all that, he can make a stubborn teenager work. What more could we wish for more?
Tara was our amazing French tutor for one intensive, full-week course, for both my husband and myself, right before we moved to France. She is bright, intelligent, on-trend...and was able to customize our lessons to our needs ( I needed practical grammar & conversation, at an Intermediate level)... And my husband was a complete beginner, with concentration on business & finance by the end of the week. But more than academics, Tara is patient, warm, friendly, understanding and upbeat! We even had lunches out, speaking French, to help us with French culture, customs and manners!! We recommend her 100%!!
Alen was a teacher at our school for several years. Our students were consistently very satisfied with Alen's lesson plans and delivery. We happily refer our students to Alen if they are looking for professional tutoring services. Alen has an outstanding grasp of all aspects of English instruction from grammar to writing to test preparation.
My son is looking forward to his tutoring session.
Tim was a great teacher for me! He was easy to talk to,understood my questions, and helped me improve my weak points. After working with him for a few months, I was able to understand a lot of the material provided in the SAT test and improve a lot on my practice test. Overall, Tim is a great teacher for learning how to improve your English , especially to prepare for SAT test.
Arbor Tutors is a very well-run company. They hire the best tutors and are able to help you.
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.
Got a tutoring package for my two kids and we have been extremely happy
Hope has been tutoring my daughter in French, she has proven to be knowledgable, thorough and dependable. She brings a lot of extras to the sessions; like experiences with the French culture, and extra worksheets and study materials, etc.
I wholeheartedly recommend Laurence. She's a superb French teacher. She tailors her lessons to her students' educational needs, has a wonderful teaching style and is very patient. Laurence makes learning fun by incorporating different types of media and topics into her lessons. I enjoy learning about the French while learning French. If you're looking for a French tutor, contact Laurence et en avant.
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.
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.
Before starting with a client or group of students, I establish their current capability. With clients looking to improve their English skills, I determine the current level of fluency and then tailor the course to that achievement level. I generally use guides I provide as well as current class material to focus the tutoring sessions. Where possible, I like to use interactive CDs and the Internet, as well. I speak some French and Spanish which is helpful especially when the client's command of English is more limited.
Les is a great teacher, and he came to our first meeting with great training materials that we could use as a guide. I've enjoyed working with him and am confident my French will improve rapidly!
Mr Hodge is an excellent tutor. My son stated that he was well it's the price. He came prepared, he was early, respectful, and extremely knowledgeable. Highly recommend!