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Lita Tutoring
4.8
from 48 reviews
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Gregory N.
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I am being tutored in Spanish from Julissa. My sessions have been educational and fun. Julissa builds the curriculum around the students strengths. Although my tutoring session is 1 hour, she spends her own time at home preparing for my lessons. Julissa is professional and punctual and I am extremely proud to have her as my tutor.

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Bill Knows Math
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa M.
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Having Bill Pow work with my daughter was one of the best choices I've made for her. On there first meeting he was able to zero in on what were the areas they should work on and what strategies she should developed. My daughter, who really didn't want tutoring, especially during summer vacation, was very thankful she was able to work with Bill. She says she feels far better prepared for her ACT retake. Bill was so flexible and responsive when scheduling appointments. He always came prepared and each session was very productive.

Write4You
4.4
from 41 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
Reginald B.
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Tom Mullen is fast, professional, and flexible. His services cater for everyone from new college graduates to experienced executives looking for a step up in their career. The resume had excellent quality and was delivered on the agreed upon date. He provided me with a product that I can easily adapt to a range of positions. Most importantly, his prices are the best in the area.

Arbor Tutors DC VA MD
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Gus G.
Verified review

You can't ask for a better tutor than the one we got. We ended up doing in-home tutoring and the tutor was very kind and courteous and knowledgeable.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My daughter has taken several tutoring sessions in Pre-Calc with Nema. He has been very helpful and explains the concepts really well making it easier for her to understand the topic at hand. We'll continue with more sessions with Nema.

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PTG Tutoring Services
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erica B.
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Mr. Gruber is an excellent tutor for the ACT/SAT. My daughter really liked the tutoring sessions with Mr. Gruber. She found their tutoring sessions productive and helpful. Mr. Gruber is effective, flexible, punctual, professional and his tutoring really made a difference. My daughter's SAT score increased by 100 points and her ACT score increased from a 29 to a 34. We highly recommend Mr. Gruber as a SAT/ACT tutor.

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KOHLER Communications
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shaun M.
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Kevin is a dynamic and effective educator. The indepth feedback that he provided to my son on his writing assignments this past school year is what I've been looking for from his private school teachers since grade school. Kevin has exceptional technical knowledge of grammar which is another area he is focusing on with my son as well as helping him to prepare for the PSAT. We started working with Kevin during the last two months of the 9th grade school year. It was awesome to see the pride my son felt in getting a 98% on his last paper of the year and reading his teacher's glowing comments. I am looking forward to seeing my son finally start the new school year ahead of the curve with getting the extra support that he needs. I can't say enough about how pleased I am with Kevin's services. As an educator I know that tutors like Kevin are hard to find.

Equity Tutors
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Tomas M.
Verified review

I worked with Alex Chechik for about 2 months, and was thoroughly impressed with his knowledge and teaching ability on the SAT. Alex consistently knew how to solve every problem I had trouble on, showing me how to find the solution most efficiently. As a result of my tutoring with Alex, I was able to greatly increase my scores on the next SAT I took. Alex was always personable and patient

Arbor Tutors - MD
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sheena R.
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I am amazed as to the quality of tutoring I received from Arbor Tutors given the low price. I was a bit skeptical at first because you never know. It was money very well spent.

Arbor Tutors - Fairfax
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah B.
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Arbor Tutors is the best tutoring company anywhere. We tried several other tutors before Arbor and found exactly what we are looking for here.

Wyzant Tutoring
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

I think the teacher is very kind and knowledgeable. She leads a student to study much more fun and less stressful. Only she should have kept the appointments a bit better. Overall the tutoring was great.

Student Excel Tutoring
3.5
from 13 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Charisse A.
Verified review

Eric tutored my daughter in Calculus II for about 8 weeks. He was always courteous/respectful, responsive, and timely. He was also flexible, willing to change the tutoring dates/times to accommodate our fluctuating schedules. My daughter’s Calculus II grade went from a D to B.

Math Help
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Chinni P.
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He has immense knowledge in current SAT Math curriculum. I like the way he tailors his tutoring program for one on one student tutoring.

Belle's Tutoring Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michael H.
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With Belle Tutoring Services, you have a true partner in education, learning and leadership. I was most impressed with the range and depth of experience that Belle brought to help my children grow and expand their knowledge base. During the school year, I depend on Belle Tutoring to offer additional insights to help my girls thrive and reach new goals in their school performance. Each summer, I receive an education program custom designed for my girls and it keeps them engaged and more than prepared for the next school year. There are many tutoring programs out there, but Belle Tutoring Services is the only professional education services organization that offers a 360 degree view of achievement and excellence in teaching and learning.

ILC-Concepts LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shamia W.
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Ms. Niki was a great tutor who was in constant contact with me throughout the course of my college calculus class. She went above and beyond to help me understand the material as well as sending additional study materials after the tutoring hours. Highly Recommend!

Neza Vodopivec
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn S.
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Neza is an exemplary math tutor. We have relied on her expertise for over a year and she always goes above and beyond to make sure my son understands what he's studying. Both his confidence and his grades have improved!

LZ Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ayat K.
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Lubna is the best teacher I’ve ever been taught by. She is very patient and explains concepts very thoroughly. What amazes me the most has to be the fact that she genuinely wants her students to succeed! I highly recommend her to anyone as you will see an improvement in your studies! A bonus has to be that she is fun to be around:)

OrgoNerd
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Judy S.
Verified review

My daughter is in college with some special learning needs. She is preparing to take organic chem in the fall and Safiya agreed to tutor her several times a week over a month to help prepare her. My daughter really enjoyed working with her and got a great deal out of her sessions with Safiya. If you have a need for an organic chem tutor, you can't go wrong with Sofiya! Highly recommended!

Arbor Tutors- Baltimore
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Lily R.
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I’ll definitely book with Arbor Tutors again if ever I’ll need tutoring sessions next semester.

The Learning Turtle
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne R.
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Laura has been very flexible with scheduling for sessions. My daughter likes working with her which is great. I would recommend Laura as a tutor for other children.

  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
William M.
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Dale was a great ACT tutor, especially when it came to teaching an international student the ins and outs of the Reading and Writing sections. Since we started working two weeks before the test date, Dale laid out a great strategy of drilling practice tests and helped us find our weak points to review. He had a great base of resources and experience to help us not only with tactics and test taking skills, but how we could apply these study techniques to a broad range of tests and classes.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you find a good math tutor?

Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

How do you study for the SAT?

Your SAT prep strategy can mean the difference between a great score and a mediocre score, as well as the difference between being accepted to or rejected by your school of choice. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is a college entrance exam that measures a student’s knowledge and understanding of what they have learned up to this point in school and what they need to succeed in college. In addition to arming students with the knowledge they need to excel in the math, reading and writing components of the test, SAT prep can help improve scores by teaching students crucial strategies for taking the test itself. Professional SAT prep tutors can work with students one-on-one or in group sessions. Typically, tutors recommend that students who are comfortable and caught up with their regular schooling begin SAT prep at least three months before the test. If you’re targeting an elite school, six months before the test is a good time to begin. Students who are behind in school are advised to start early to ensure they’re caught up and feeling confident in all the relevant subjects. Suggestions for long-term SAT prep include taking challenging high school courses, completing all homework assignments, preparing for class tests and quizzes, and participating in class by asking and answering questions. There are free SAT prep training tools online; for those who’d like a one-on-one tutor to take them to the next level, the national average rate is $70 per hour.

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 much do math tutors cost?

Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

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.

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