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Bradenton SAT Tutors

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TutorWithTheBest
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sierra S.
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I have only had one tutoring session so far but he was awesome! Very Helpful and clear! Looking forward to future sessions.

Miles Smart Tutoring Inc.
4.5
from 37 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Monica M.
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My son improved his score on the SAT by 220pts after working with Perry after only 4 weeks.

Arbor Tutors - Tampa Area
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Amanda E.
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Dan from Arbor Tutors has an enthusiasm which is unmatched. My son enjoyed his tutoring style very much. It's nice that he gives feedback about my son's progress after every session.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kimberly B.
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My eighth grade daughter loves Ms. Carolyn and her husband. She says that she feels like they listen to her carefully and they always make her feel smart and successful. Her math grade has gone from a 78% to an 86% after only three weeks of tutoring.

  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas H.
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Ali is a very experienced educator and knows the ins and outs of the educational system in Sarasota County, She works with my kids on a weekly basis and stays on top of their homework assignments, projects, and grades. We recently hired her to work on SAT and ACT prep with our older son and we know he will do great on his test as a result.

Math Tutor for You
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Marla W.
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Cheryl is a pro at tutoring... offers easy to understand strategies that effectively improve understanding. My high schooler is being tutored for SAT and ACT test taking and Cheryl was impressive from the first session. She is friendly but stays on task and gets the most out of an hour lesson. She is dependable, reliable, informative, knowledgeable, experienced and has the ability to identify the student's best way of learning and teaches to that style/need. I highly recommend Chery for any type of tutoring, she is an ultimate professional.

Bullseye Learning
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Gywanne L.
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Kate is very friendly and provides great feedback and insight during our tutoring sessions.

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jim H.
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Jim, Is very professional and very knowledgeable of the math course that he is currently teaching me. I feel very good about my first tutoring experience with jim and that he's has helped me a lot so far. I'm very confident that he will be a great help to me in completing my current net course. Jim Hackett

Prince Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew F.
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Sal's detailed understanding of Mathematics is second to none. He make's you feel comfortable when discussing new theories and problems. I would recommend Sal for any math class. If your in a bind Better Call Sal

D. R. Emo, LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Dominic P.
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Rob is amazing at helping me understand and even like math. He is patient and pushes me to learn more. Excellent tutor!

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christina B.
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Jaime is great with our son. He is always on time and uses the time he has with our son very effectively. My son enjoys working and learning with him.

John Bennett Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Raison S.
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John is thorough and prompt. He works hard in advance to be prepared for the lesson. My son enjoys working with him. Once when he wasn't available, he still cared enough to help us via the telephone with the math problems.

  • 11 years in business
Kelly D.
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Jackie was a tutor for our kids now 9 and 11. She has been a godsend and is extremely patient and helpful . My son failed the fcat last year and this year she spent extra time on fcat preparation and my son has pass. Will definitely have her back for next year.

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At iLearn, our goal is to bring back a love for learning by making education a personal experience. We tutor by first learning who our students are, then incorporate their likes and interests into tutoring plans that will turn each school subject into their favorite school subject. Personally, I also work as a professional photographer and videographer with the goal of making full fledged wildlife documentaries. Integrative Biology is my passion and it has led me to explore many scientific topics that I now strive to combine with art to deliver to the public. I have a particular interest in Quantum theory and Relativity as a hobby as well. Science, for me, is a fun way of understanding the world around us and being able to interact with it in the best way possible. I am here to share that perspective with you and look forward to assisting you in your academic journey.

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We change the lives of children struggling with their school work. Above Grade Level is an internationally proven tutoring program with over 30 years of experience in providing in-home professional tutoring and instruction in subjects such as math, English and others. We are offering a completely free assessment to identify the students’ strengths and problem areas, which we use to create customized lesson plans for the student. We help change the lives of a wide variety of students, including those who are performing well and want to maintain those good grades, those who are gifted and need challenging enrichment programs, those who are experiencing problems at school, and those taking college entrance exams such as ACT and SAT. What people like best about our program is that it's private. We go to the home and give one-on-one attention. Plus, it's guaranteed! All our tutoring is one-to-one, face-to-face, and personalized. After all, every student is unique; their tutoring should be too!

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I offer self-publishing and tutoring services. I'm mobile and can come to your home at your convenient day and time. I am a published writer, certified teacher, insured small-business owner and master's degree in Education holder. For more information, see my author's page "David R Wellens" on Amazon. I am also an Amherst College graduate and a USF graduate school graduate. I have low hourly rates.

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Select Choice provides tutoring and test prep services in person in the Tampa Bay area, and online around the world. We provide both one-on-one coaching, and small group instruction. Our online students meet with a live instructor regularly in our highly interactive classroom, which is complete with audio, live video, chat, and an interactive whiteboard. We have coached many students to perfect scores on all sections of the SAT and ACT, and help numerous others excel in courses that were once defeating them. In everything we do, our focus is on the learner, and the learning process. Our students consistently comment on how easy we make things and, if you can believe it, on how much fun they have!

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We assist students in grades K through college in a wide variety of subject matters, including college prep courses, ACT, and SAT.

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I am a graduate student who has four years of teaching experience. I soon and will be able to tutor students in the Tampa area starting July 8th. I am certified to teach middle and high school math, and I have also tutored several students in SAT and ACT prep. I have a passion for science and literature and love to get book suggestions from family and friends. For my undergraduate degree, I attended New College of Florida and studied anthropology/archaeology. I loved working with adolescents, so after graduating I worked as a middle school math teacher. I know how hard it is to make sure every student gets the individual attention they deserve, so as a tutor it is my goal to give my students the focused help they need to be successful. I have a strong math background. In addition to being certified to teach math grades 6-12, I scored a 760 out of 800 on the math section of the SAT and a 163 out of 170 on the GRE quantitative reasoning section. The most important part of teaching math, however, is being able to explain the basic connections between new material and what the student already knows. That is a skill I developed as a math teacher and use now as a tutor.

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I am tutoring Algebra 1, Algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, and physics to middle school, high school, college, and university students.

  • 5 years in business
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I give private tutoring lessons in Math, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Test-taking Strategies for the SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, GED, TABE, ASVAB and ISEE exams.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

When should you start preparing for the SAT?

It’s never too early to start preparing for college entrance exams, but professional tutors recommend a baseline of at least three months before the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is the gold standard for college admissions, and SAT prep is important for doing well. Your child’s SAT scores will have a major effect on which colleges send acceptance letters. Professional tutors can work with your kids to coach them on how to take the SAT, as well as studying the actual academic content. Doing well on the SAT is as much about knowing the right test-taking strategies as about having a firm grasp of the subject matter.

To understand your student’s readiness for the SAT, they can take the pre-SAT (PSAT) starting in their sophomore year. SAT prep can be structured around the student’s PSAT scores, so tutors can address any challenges and weak subject areas. If your child has their sights set on an Ivy League or elite school, SAT prep with a tutor or study program should start at least six months before the test. Vocabulary is a key element of the student’s SAT preparation and success. The national average rate for SAT prep tutoring is $70 per hour.

What is in the SAT test?

As your child is preparing for the SAT, it’s helpful to know the specifics of the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is made up of three main categories and one optional essay. Students have a total of three hours to take the test, with an additional 50 minutes for the optional essay. In total, there are 154 questions. During SAT prep, it’s helpful to take timed practice exams to understand how you’ll do during the actual test. Here is a brief overview of each of the four categories:

  • Reading: 65 minutes with 52 questions. The Reading test measures command of evidence, words in context, analysis in history and social studies, and analysis in science.
  • Writing and Language: 35 minutes with 44 questions. The Writing and Language test covers the same topics as Reading, as well as expression of ideas and standard English conventions.
  • Math: 80 minutes with 58 questions. The Math test looks at the student’s understanding of algebra, problem-solving and data analysis, and advanced math in the context of fluency, conceptual understanding, and applications.
  • Essay (optional): 50 minutes with 1 essay. The essay will demonstrate the student’s competency with writing, analysis and reading.
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