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  • 16 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Yael L.
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We initially hired Jeremy to help my daughter prepare for the ACT's. (She has an auditory processing disorder which can make it difficult for her to grasp certain concepts and Jeremy was recommended as someone who had experience in effectively teaching kids who had similar issues) Last spring, months before we were to officially begin the ACT prep, he stepped in to rescue her from a math class that she was on track to fail. He not only helped reteach her the material in a way she could understand but also liaised with her teacher and advisor to help ensure her success in the class. He has also been very accommodating with scheduling the time-consuming ACT prep sessions and instills my daughter with confidence to tackle the subjects that are particularly difficult for her.

The Math Doctor
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Jodi B.
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I have always hated math and have memories of being yelled at to finish my homework and being in tears because I simply did not understand it. This fear of math started in elementary school and carried itself all the way to college where I had to start in remedial math courses. I now am in the process of studying for a big test and needed help to develop the skills needed to do well on the math portion. Peter was able to simplify the process so that I could better understand this basic math. He never made me feel bad when I had to count with fingers, yikes! I feel I have improved greatly in just the 2 sessions we've had. I'm very excited to improve even more! Who knew I'd come to be excited for a math lesson! Thank you Peter.

Lyceum Tutoring
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Alexander R.
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Josh was a thoughtful, patient, and excellent tutor for the ACT. He helped me raise my score over 5 composite points to a 33. I am extremely grateful for his assistance, and because of it, I got into DUKE UNIVERSITY! Again, I am eternally grateful.

Tutoring Services
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa G.
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Eve was an outstanding tutor for the ISEE. We hired her with just 6 weeks to go until the test - we had been using a New Haven-based tutoring company that just was not doing the job - in that very short period of time Eve managed to coach our daughter from the middle of the pack (ISEE steniles 4 and 5) toward the top (stiles 6 and 7). Plus she was very flexible about scheduling and was amenable to meeting our daughter in New Haven. We only wish we'd enlisted her sooner! We will definitely seek her assistance for our next set of test preps!

  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Frank W.
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we hired Hallie to tutor our hs junior son for the april ACT. she was pleasant, courteous and effective. he scored 33 and we are very very happy with the outcome.

ConnectPrep
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Tom L.
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Excellent help with son for college prep test and with study skills.

Greylock Test Prep
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Loriann L.
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Greylock Test Prep worked with our son’s schedule in a professional yet personal way. Jeff Urdang is a likeable guy and, while extremely smart, he was not imtimidating or haughty. He was able to quickly connect with our teenager identifying areas that needed attention and followed up after every session with helpful feedback and summary notes for quick study. His price was very reasonable, and he made it easy by coming to us. We highly recommend him and will keep his number for summer prep.

Linear Learning Company
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kendall T.
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I was a part of a small SAT prep group and one of the most helpful things that we did was work on problems together. Often SAT prep and the like are very solitary learning experiences but learning in a group setting made it much easier to understand

Dan Ford
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Cory W.
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ASVAB Test Prep Dan is the man ! I came to him a week before my ASVAB test, I was having problems with the Math knowledge and arithmetic reasoning section of test. With such very little time Dan made a huge impact !! Due to his help I passed the test with flying colors ! He actually breaks problems down and goes into detail. He shows you multiple ways to work out a problem. I enjoyed working with him, he actually made math fun and easy !!!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Christine K.
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SAT/ACT prep and essay coaching

Markee Prep
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tara F.
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Linda is extremely professional! She individualizes her sessions to meet the needs of her students. Three years ago she worked with my son and his scores went up over 200 points. She is now working with my daughter. I highly recommend Linda!

Markee Prep
5.0
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon F.
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Excellent. Linda is dedicated, knowledgable, very qualified. I will continue with Linda for all 4 of my children. She goes above and beyond the call of duty. Even checking in with students to wish them Luck and remind them to stay focused and practice. Excellent, I will recommend her highly.

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I want to give high school students personalized, expert guidance on the college application process, from developing a comprehensive list of schools to choosing the best school to attend and everything in between.

  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I am very eager and energetic, and am a whiz at dissecting difficult topics to make them easier to understand. My students appreciate that I am willing to work with what they know and am genial and approachable.

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I am an Ivy educated and experienced tutor providing SAT and ACT preparation as well as subject area tutoring to all grade levels. Many satisfied references are available for you to contact.

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I teach math at all levels and standardized tests, including SAT, PSAT, ACT both Math and Verbal. What customers love about my work is that I get results. I am a good teacher. I am able to draw out my students to see how they reason on problems, and then guide them to improve their reasoning, as necessary. I don't just tell them how to do a problem; I teach them the reasoning that allows them to solve it on their own.

  • 32 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Professor "BAM" *** Private tutoring: most academic subjects, including mathematics, sciences, computer programming; geography, history, and writing. *** Test-Prep: techniques for raising scores on "standardized tests," such as SAT/PSAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc. (as well as Regents, AP, GED, ASVAB and civil service exams). Tutoring Approach/Experience My approach is I focus on understanding the concepts and developing the student's ability to solve problems rather than tedious drill and temporary memorization. ALL over Long Island, NY (Nassau and Suffolk) "from Great Neck to Greenport; from Elmont to East Hampton". // How does your service stand out? // Excellence: 1. I get results! (Demonstrated score improvement, passing courses, raising grades, etc.) 2. Knack for establishing good rapport with each student 3. Focus on understanding concepts and developing skills and strategies to solve problems 4. Also, my ability to make things understandable in writing and in discussion.

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Interventions for exceptional students, ages 8 through adult, their families, and their teachers ...or those just seeking exceptional assistance. Educational services offered: * Academic Support: -- Mathematics (arithmetic through differential equations) -- Science (all middle & high school sciences, through first year collegiate biology & chemistry, and second year collegiate physics) -- Writing & Reading Comprehension * Standardized Test Prep (including the SAT I & II, ACT, most AP math & science exams, NY & CT state testing, and professional post-college exams like Praxis, LSAT, GRE) * Remediation * Enrichment * Study, Classroom, and Collegiate Learning Skills (including self-advocacy and planning) * Advocacy & Communication Assistance (helping you help your child) * Personalized Homeschool Curriculum * Workshops for Parents and Educators * Consultations with Psychologists (re: placement and IEP recommendations) Location is flexible. It can be done in your home, your school (with the school's explicit permission), a local library or cafe, etc. I also offer virtual tutoring (using webcams, internet-linked computers, scanners or just phone cameras, and free programs) as a great additional option for test prep, tutoring in subjects other than math, or emergency help. I hold a B.A. in Mathematics with a Physics minor, and Master of Science degrees in Mathematics Education and in Teaching Students with Disabilities, in middle childhood and adolescence, including graduate coursework in neuropsychology. I hold the following teaching certifications: * Mathematics, gr. 7-12, permanent certification (NY) * Mathematics, gr. 5-6, permanent certification extension (NY) * Students with Disabilities, specializing in Math, gr. 7-12, professional certification (NY) * Students with Disabilities, specializing in Math, gr. 5-9, professional certification (NY) * Mathematics, gr. 7-12, advanced professional certification (MD) * Gen. Special Education, 6-adult, advanced professional certification (MD) (Connecticut certifications pending in mathematics gr. 7-12 & 4-8, and comprehensive special education)

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I help students with the writing and reading sections of the SAT and ACT exams. Students' scores improve by a minimum of 200 points. I also help prepare students to sit the ELA exams, grades 6-12.

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Ivy Bound offers SAT and ACT tutoring, resources, tests, and preparation courses to help high school students. She also gives free seminars. With Ivy Bound Test Prep, last year's diligent students reported a 171.1-point increase (math and critical reading) over a previous SAT or PSAT. As a learner at Ivy Bound Test Prep, you will be able to do the following: * Learn from instructors who take the ACT, SAT, and SAT II regularly * Have your choice of classroom, private, or semi-private tutoring * Use actual SAT questions when you prep * Get easy access to free practice SAT tests * Learn from tutors who teach with the clarity, enthusiasm, empathy, and test knowledge needed to assist you to significantly improve your scores

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Find out why our students are consistently exceeding 1300 on the reading and math portions of the SAT and 30 on the ACT. Our proven techniques, both in the classroom and one-on-one have made us the best option in Westchester County! Here's what some of our clients have said: "You are miracle workers. My son went from 1200 on the PSAT to 1880 on the SAT." "Alan, you taught my daughter how to OWN the SAT. She went from 650 to 780 in Math." "Zack got a 34 on the ACT and a 36 on math!" "My Cornell freshman tells his friends that Mr. Sheptin got me my 790 on the Math SAT." We also work with students on ACTs, APs, and all academic subjects. Our regents classes, which begin in June, are considered the best anywhere. Call now for more information.

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