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Arbor Tutors - Colorado
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Ben J.
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We felt in home tutoring was a way to go and then switched over to online. Both are great choices.

The Integral Tutor
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Brandie C.
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Tyler is very patient and knowledgeable when tutoring math. He has helped my daughter better understand the principles when using geometry. He has been a great help in getting her ready for the SAT.

Peak Performance Tutoring
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Liz J.
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My daughter feels much more confident in the subject she was struggling in since working with Sara. I have referred friends to Peak Performance Tutoring. Highly recommend!

  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
MaryLynn D.
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I had the most amazing experience with Donna! She was so easy to work with and really made all of my tutoring sessions very positive. My GRE scores drastically raised after only three weeks of working with her! I would recommend her services to anyone, and will miss meeting with her weekly!

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5280 Tutoring
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Andrea N.
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Marc has helped me tremendously with my algebra. So appreciative of his quick replies and flexibility when it comes to setting up tutoring time. He's always patient, knowledgeable, and kind. Thanks Marc!

SAT/ACT Test Prep
5.0
from 1 review
    Carr K.
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    Carrie helped my daughter prepare for her SAT retest and we are very excited about the results. She really understood the test rather than just teaching random skills for high school.

    Jennetta George Tutoring
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Robyn H.
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      We used Jennetta's tutoring service for our son's Algebra tutoring and we were amazed by how thorough and diligent she was! We received weekly email updates on his progress which was very helpful. Thanks so much to Jennetta

      • 4 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Jason P.
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      I hired Carissa to do my taxes and she did an outstanding job! I got a great refund and she had everything done and filed very promptly. I will definitely be using her services again next year.

      • 8 years in business
      Shirley W.
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      I was a little skeptical on whether it would be worth it to have you work with my son to get ready for the ACT, as I wasn't sure if he'd take it seriously. I really wasn't sure if it'd be worth the money. But you were able to motivate him, give him the strategies he needed/was looking for, and he took everything you said to heart (including exercising, getting some sleep, etc.) Guess it really helps to have someone else tell him these things rather than his mom! :-) It has been a fantastic experience, and I will definitely recommend you to others. Thanks so much!

      Tutoring
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Erik E.
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        We had a great notary experience. Easy to work with. I'm so happy to have him as a resource.

        • 9 years in business
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        I'm simply honest, educated, and looking for jobs on the side to coexist with my current work schedule. I'm clean as clean comes. Don't drink, smoke, use drugs, or put any thing into or onto my body that I wasn't born with.

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        I have twenty-five years of experience teaching writing (prep school) and freelance writing and editing (academic and trade manuscripts); reasonable rates, attentive to detail, conscientious about meeting clients' needs, consistently meets deadlines

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        Every student is different. And we understand that difference and focus their unique way of learning and understanding through our personalised assessments and programs in all levels and all subjects.

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        I am a Denver based tutor. I'll travel in the Denver metro area as well as teach remotely to help you improve your scores.

        • 1 year in business
        • 2 hires on Thumbtack
        About

        I offer reading, writing, and test prep tutoring services to all ages. After graduating with honors from Lesley University with an M.Ed. in English Education, I worked for three years as an English teacher. During this time, I taught English 8, English 10, English 12, AP Language & Composition, Creative Writing, and SAT Reading & Writing. I also taught after school and weekend SAT Prep sessions. I am a licensed educator for English 8-12 in both Massachusetts and Texas. I also hold a supplementary license in special needs education in Texas. Additionally, I have experience working with both special needs students and English language learners. I left teaching when my husband's job moved us to Colorado and we decided to have a baby. I've been working as a freelance writer and editor for over a year. However, I miss working with students and am looking to expand my services into tutoring.

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        I am a high school math teacher at Heritage High School in Littleton, CO. I have been tutoring for many years. I love working with students, helping them understand their math.

        • 6 years in business
        About

        Simply put, I am a higher caliber tutor than others. I am a high-performance student myself, having graduated in the top 10% of my class with numerous awards and scholarships. I mastered math, science, economics, and the humanities with A grades in all. Now I'm a law student, which separates me from the typical tutor you find on Craigslist-- a kid one year older than your student who likes to do calculus. I consider myself a professional who will help your student reach their goal in a systematic way.

        About

        First and foremost, I dealt with virtually all types of high school and college courses in the past four years. Although I may not be a certified expert, I took all the exams (AP) and know how to be student and juggle all the stresses and subjects that each course will bring.

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        I have experience tutoring middle school and high school mathematics classes and special areas of student needs.

        About

        I have more than a decade of experience tutoring students of all ages in a wide variety of subjects. Over the years, I have honed my science and math skills with my extensive educational background. Because I am widely traveled, multilingual and hold diverse degrees from several schools, I can help the student understand why and how STEM concepts are used in the world today. I am prompt, responsible and personally invested in the success of my students. My prices are competitive and my hours are flexible. Serving the students of: Longmont, Mead, Firestone, Frederick, Lyons, Berthoud, Erie and Niwot

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        I became a math tutor 10 years ago. I have a BS in math and education and recently earned my MS in math from the University of Denver.

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        What is ACT test prep?

        The ACT is a college entrance exam taken by students (typically in their junior year of high school) to determine admission eligibility and merit-based scholarship eligibility. The test may be taken as many times as desired and is not limited to high school juniors. Originally the acronym stood for American College Testing, but now ACT is the stand-alone name. ACT prep is a way for students to strategically prepare for test-taking. ACT prep helps students improve scores, practice taking the test, learn test-taking strategies, and improve material comprehension. Students can get help with ACT prep tutors in one-on-one sessions, via group tutoring lessons, in online self-study programs, or online with a tutor in video calls. The ACT test covers:

        • English
        • Science understanding and reasoning
        • Math
        • Reading
        • Writing essay (optional)

        How do you prepare for the ACT?

        The ACT is a universally accepted college readiness exam. There are multiple ways to prepare for the exam. One-on-one ACT prep tutoring is one of the most effective ways for students to ready themselves for the test. A tutor who specializes in ACT prep will coach the student on the type of material they can expect while also working specifically with topics that are more challenging for that particular student. Group tutoring sessions are a more cost-effective way to reap the benefits of an ACT prep instructor; a suggestion is to gather a group of four friends or classmates to share the cost. Professional tutors often recommend that test prep begin approximately three months prior to the exam. Cramming — unfortunately — doesn’t provide the same score results as consistent study, test-related homework, and practice exams do. Weekly two-hour learning sessions are what many pro tutors suggest for their college exam prep students. For top test-taking performance, tutors usually provide work throughout the week and the weekly session is used to cement knowledge and address weak areas. Math is a hard topic for most students, so plan accordingly.

        How long does the ACT take?

        Total time for the ACT is 2 hours and 55 minutes. If students elect to do the optional writing section, the ACT will be 3 hours and 35 minutes. The ACT college entrance exam has multiple sections. The students receive a set amount of time for each section, within which they complete as much of that category as possible before they must stop. For each timed section, there is a five-minute warning before time is up. There is a 10-minute break between the math and reading sections. When tutors coach students in ACT prep, they can provide timed runs to simulate the experience of taking the different subject matter tests. As part of ACT prep, it’s important to take the entire exam at least once as a practice run. Here is a breakdown of timing and number of questions for each section.

        • ACT English test: 45 minutes for 75 questions that test students’ understanding of standard English rules, production of writing, and vocabulary.
        • ACT mathematics test: 60 minutes for 60 questions that test students’ understanding of math skills up to the start of senior year of high school.  
        • Ten-minute break.
        • ACT reading test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ reading comprehension.
        • ACT science test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ understanding and problem-solving skills in the realm of natural sciences.
        • ACT writing test: 40-minute written essay that will measure students' writing skills.

         

        How many questions are on the ACT test?

        There are 215 total questions on the ACT test. The ACT covers four academic areas and students have 175 minutes total to complete the test. For students who opt to take the ACT writing test, there will be a written essay (in addition to the standard ACT topics), which students will have 40 minutes to complete. For ACT prep, it’s wise to study the material that will be covered within each academic category and take practice tests to become comfortable with the format.

        The English test has 75 questions that must be completed within 45 minutes. The math test has 60 questions with a 60-minute time limit. The reading test has 40 questions and 35 minutes total. The science test has 40 questions that must be completed in 35 minutes. Tutors may recommend taking the test more than once as part of the ACT prep training, with the goal of improving your overall score each time. Official ACT recommendations urge students to answer each question on test day, even if it is a guess, as there is no penalty for guessing.

        What are the subjects on the ACT?

        English, mathematics, reading, and science are the four main subjects on the ACT. Writing is an optional subject students can select when they register to take the test. The subjects were determined as a way to test the sum total of knowledge and comprehension that the students have accumulated up until the start of their senior year of high school. ACT prep breaks down each subject of the ACT test so the student understands what type of questions they will encounter and to provide them with strategies for answering questions. Doing well on the ACT is not only about academic smarts. Learning the nuances of taking a standardized test can greatly improve a student’s test scores. On the ACT, each of the four subjects is broken into subsections to test the students’ understanding in that area. The official ACT website provides free online ACT prep tools for each section, including English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing.

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