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Walnut Creek ACT Tutors

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  • 13 years in business
  • 296 hires on Thumbtack
Hongxing L.
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We have a great experience with Elite home tutoring, especially our teacher Anena, she learnt our need and personalize the teaching for my son's personal interest, it's a great idea and it works very well.

John Linneball Tutoring
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
John L.
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John has been tutoring my 16 year old daughter in prep for her SAT test. He was very flexible in scheduling sessions for Sunday mornings given the heavy schedule my daughter maintains. John's style is very effective in making the material content interesting, light and relatable to a teenager. He uses a good balance of humor and examples that keep her engaged throughout the session. Homework assigned is manageable and not burdensome. John is very intelligent and has a very good grasp of the material content. He provides a professional service and we look forward to the results of my daughter's test.

Arbor Tutors - Bay Area
4.5
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.

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Aji Singh
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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John D.
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Aji has been tutoring our son in Algebra and Pre-Calculus for a few months now. He is really professional, he makes assignments and notes for every chapter which have really helped our son better understand the topics. He has also been helping with his homework and helping him prepare for tests. Our son's grades have improved significantly and he is a lot more confident about Math

Mathman Tutoring
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Becky S.
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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.

Tina N.
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Kaitlin is very dedicated, attentive, and passionate about writing, editing, and tutoring. I highly recommend Kaitlin because she is not only knowledgeable, patient, meticulous, and outstanding in explaining various concepts, but she is also very caring and genuine. She takes the time to understand your needs to make sure that they are met, and that your objectives are achieved. Whether you need support with editing, learning more about writing basics, or improving your overall writing skills, Kaitlin can work with you at any level. She identifies and works with both your strengths and weaknesses to foster better writing skills, and enable you to become a more confident writer. As she provides feedback, she thoroughly explains her reasoning and provides numerous suggestions for improvement. This is critical for advancement in one’s writing skills. Furthermore, she has extensive knowledge about structuring, composing, and editing various written material, and also has broad knowledge in numerous areas, which is very helpful for writing about or editing information on any topic. Overall, Kaitlin is excellent and will make every minute worth your time. STRONGLY RECOMMEND!!!!!

  • 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.
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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.

Kiang Education
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Tim P.
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Amazing!! Jeriah is very professional and REALLY cares about the child's education. He is confident in his work and it shows. He is able to change his way of communication so his student is able to comprehend the lesson. Hands down the best tutor we've ever had!! We are extremely thankful for Jeriah and his incredible work ethic and morals.

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Christine R.
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Dylan has exceeded our expectations as a tutor. His way of relating to and teaching children is exceptional. Our child looks forward to his time with Dylan as tutor, a mentor and as a friend. We are so grateful and appreciative that Dylan was recommended to us -- he has a made a difference in our child's life both socially and academically. He gets an A+!

Angela Sun Consulting
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lily S.
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Angela does the best job of explaining concepts for AP/SAT if you are trying to learn something outside of school. We did our tutoring over the computer, but I actually found it more engaging than in person. For example, I was confused about cos (180degrees), because I hadn't learned about it in school yet. Angela's explanation also made 10x more sense than what my math teacher would say. Now I FINALLY understand how to find cos (180degrees)!

  • 23 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Tien V.
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I've been working for Shirin for a few weeks now at Club Z! in West San Jose. I highly appreciate her integrity in wanting the highest quality services for the students that need academic help. She is pleasant to work with and I strongly recommend Club Z! to both parents of students as well as potential tutors.

Tame the Math Demon
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Shirley R.
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Back in 2011, Michael was recommended to us by my sister who enlisted his help to tutor her son who attended Head Royce High School. She said he was excellent and could tutor on any math or science subjects. Because I had a special needs child, I asked if he would allow me to sit in on a couple sessions with my son and he obliged. I was immediately taken by how meticulous, patient, and tuned in he was to what the student needed. With his help, our son did great in Algebra II and Geometry. We then sent our daughter to Michael for Biology, Algebra II, Geometry, and Honors Chemistry. Due to her fondness for math and hope to be competitive when applying for a computer science major at a good college, she felt she needed to accelerate her math curriculum. Therefore, over the summer between her sophomore and junior years at Piedmont High School, she was able to accelerate her math level by a year by taking Pre-Calculus at a community college while being guided by Michael's expert tutoring skills. He is now tutoring her in AP Calculus AB and Honors Physics. Michael has helped our daughter gain mastery in all these subjects and get the highest grades possible in these subjects. Both my children have found Michael funny, helpful, friendly, extremely smart, gentle, encouraging, gives relevant additional work if he finds they needed more help in a certain area, and a pleasure to work with. In addition, I have recommended Michael to nearly a dozen friends that have asked me if I know of a good tutor and they have all been very pleased. We feel very fortunate that someone with such incredible expertise in so many subject areas lives only 5 minutes from our home.

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

Arbor Tutors -San Jose Area
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
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We did in-person tutoring at the library for math. Our tutor was excellent. Arbor Tutors is just amazing!

A+ Tutoring Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Louise C.
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Dan tutored our daughter for 2 school years and was a great help in explaining math concepts that were very difficult to her. He was always will to explain it a different way to try to get it to click for her. Dan was always encouraging and had an upbeat positive attitude. I also really liked that Dan worked her for the full hour-- really got our money's worth. She would not have passed without his help. We'd still be using Dan if he hadn't relocated-- so I highly recommend his tutoring services.

Arbor Tutors - CA
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire 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.

Brightbird tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Bruce P.
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They treated me with honesty and professionalism Allowed me to write ads and they had someone to assist. Every step of the way I felt a part of a team.

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We offer affordable 1-on-1 tutoring to the East Bay area. We cover all subjects including: * English * history * writing * algebra * geometry * calculus * biology * chemistry * physics SAT prep, AP classes, and summer programs are also available. All of our tutors have years of experience working with students of all ages, K-12 and beyond. We find a way for your student to learn that works for them. We come to your location, making sessions even more comfortable and convenient. Rates start at just $40/hr. Availability is limited, so contact us today!

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We offer tutoring on math and science for all ages, from elementary through college. We even tutor statistics. We also do test preparation tutoring for the job and for the military, SAT, ACT, CBEST, etc. Typical sessions are 45 minutes, and recurring students are placed with the same tutor. During the school year, A-Math-Oasis also offers less expensive ”drop-in tutoring” on Sunday evenings, from 5-8. During “drop-in tutoring”, everybody sits at one table, typically 3-6 students, with a variety of skill levels and questions. Our motto is patient, kind, and efficient.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Laila’s appreciation and passion for learning and teaching came at an early age. Teaching Saturday playschool activities at the age of 12, she had her first TA position at her British Secondary school by 15, and began teaching English and Math through cartooning at 18. She is also academically excelled in that she began programming at 11, studied artificial intelligence at 16, 10 GCSE’s, 4 A’ Levels. A very extensive BA and double Masters (which she completed simultaneously in 2.5yrs with a GPA of 3.93) which are MBA in marketing and management and an MIT in Applications development, and several certifications. Currently she tutors and teaches over 63 subjects, high-stakes standardized tests and study skills. Her secret is her aggressive desire to learn and having a highly skilled memory system does provide a great tool. She uses visual cues, technological mediums and traditional learning methods in order to provide the best possible results. She works with students from K-12, undergrad, and grad, from different learning curves including those with ADD and dyslexia. I truly do believe that education is a vehicle to pursue success. I enjoy teaching and facilitating the learning process. There is something amazing that happens when you watch a student learn and achieve understanding and in turn reach a higher grade or pursue further education. I am young, well educated in a variety of subjects. I do research on topics prior to meeting with students and I have both online, one-on-one and group tutoring/ teaching experience. I make teaching an understanding not just -'you need to learn this because you have to'. I try my best to find how you can best learn and apply those methods that suit you. Everyone is different and deserves to learn the way that they can achieve the most out of and to excel. I like to think of myself as well rounded and having worn many different hats to teach myself to become as versatile and knowledgeable in as many areas as I could. This I have practiced in my professional career as a brand specialist and as a tutor. I have pursued an extensive degree in undergrad, 2 masters and several certifications as well as a 20 year history as a tutor. "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone." Audrey Hepburn.

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