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  • 4 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie M.
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I am extremely pleased with Chelsea International. My daughter and I were struggling to find the right tutoring service for ACT prep at the right price. According to my daughter who has had top tier tutoring for most of her high school years, she expressed what an amazing teacher Dr. Michelle was, ...her exact words were...She was the "BEST tutor I ever had. " Naturally I was very happy to hear that. We will definitively contact Chelsea International again. I highly recommend them as they exceeded my expectations.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bria B.
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Mr. B is an outstanding test prep coach!!! After a few tough SAT experiences my daughter was frustrated and disappointed, and doubted if she would be able to earn the type of score that she had been working so hard for. Mr. B and his son were able to make such significant strides in my daughter's progress from the first session! Right away she proclaimed how effective they are and how much she was able to learn. They have a very comprehensive approach, and offer way more than your typical tutor - they genuinely care about the progress of their students. My daughter considers Mr. B a life coach and he teaches her skills that she will use for the rest of her life. He has taught her how to work smarter as she works harder. She's much faster in the practice tests and her scores increase with every session. Now, she's so much more confident in her test taking skills. I would highly recommend Mustard Seed enterprises to those seeking an amazingly effective tutor or test prep coach!

  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Lizzie K.
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I needed help for my upcoming test and I was told Arbor Tutors is a world-class company. I checked out their website and gave them a call. These guys are fantastic!

Bridge to Success, LLC-
from 22 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Summer S.
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Audrey is an incredibly smart and patient math tutor who knows how to get the best out of her students. We were looking for a math tutor to work with our daughter who has struggled with this subject throughout elementary and middle school. After spending time with Audrey, our daughter started doing better in class with her assignments, and with her homework, her confidence grew as her grades improved... No more fighting every night about math!!! After working with Audrey for one academic year, my daughter went from a “D" to an “A" student in math. She also did an amazing job on Florida’s math Standardized Assessment test for 8th graders. My daughter is now taking Algebra Honors in 9th grade and we have Audrey on speed dial!! Working with Audrey was one of the best decisions we have made in helping our daughter to accomplish her goals as well as keeping the peace in our home :o) We are looking forward to a great school year.

Prep by PAT
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Katrice K.
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I have to say that Prep by PAT has done an AMAZING job with my son!! My son was struggling with passing the reading part of the ACT. He's in fact took the ACT a couple of times and was unsuccessful with the reading part oh and forget the science...he bombed it!! It had gotten down to the nitty griddy, the now almost end of the school year, and this ACT is needed to GRADUATE!! There was only one more time to take this ACT and pass It to graduate. This is where Prep by PAT comes in!! They started tutoring my son twice a week for 3 weeks!!! After the first week my son expressed how much he had learned in just that little bit of time in fact he said he was able to use the skills he learned from Prep by PAT the first week on the FCAT! Well my son took his ACT and instead of getting a 19 on the reading which i believe is a passing score, he scored a whopping 33!!!! Yay!! And the science a 23!!! I mention the science because Prep by PAT squeezed in some pointers for passing the science part and my son was able to apply that and do great!!! I thank you Prep by PAT for your patience, and your love for what you do because if you didn't love it there is noooo way we would have seen these amazing results!!! We appreciate you!!!! Love you for life!!!!!

Amikka Tutoring (Ivy league)
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa P.
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Amikka tutoring was one of the best options I could have chosen for my SAT tutoring. My tutor prepared me in a way that most tutoring places will not offer. He really sits down with each of his students to set a plan to achieve each and everyone of their goals that goes way beyond with what one pays for in only two hours. He always checks in with his students to make sure that they are on task and will always respond to any questions or doubts outside of the tutoring session. This tutoring program is truly genuine and effective on any student.

Thinktank Coaching
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen F.
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My experience with Mariette Taylor was amazing! She helped coach me with my quantitative and analytical skills which lead to increased scores on my test prep exam allowing me to get into graduate school. I am grateful for all she has done for me!

from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kathleen A.
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Alan has been great to work with. He is very professional and has been extremely flexible working around our difficult schedule. My daughter finds him easy to understand and he has helped her become much more confident going in to her next ACT test. I would highly recommend Alan for tutoring.

  • 18 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Bettina N.
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Mrs. Moldow has been an excellent College test prep tutor and resource for both my sons with excellent results ! Takes time to communicate and highly recommend

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Adam G.
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I was very impressed with the skills and the teaching style of Mrs. Lori Tofexis of College Exam Prep of Aventura & Hollywood. She made a significant difference in my sons knowledge. I would recommend her to any parent whose child needs help with any Math subject.

Student Den
from 4 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Hope B.
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The student den is a great place for kids to build their confidence and get ahead in school. Barton's Empowermates are really a great crew - knowledgeable and good tutoring their peers. Moreover, Barton gratly improves SAT scores too! Not only did my kid improve, but his friends who took the class with him did also!

from 3 reviews
    Isabella R.
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    My personal experience with Ginny's tutoring services are second to none. From my first tutoring session with Ginny I knew how valuable my time with her would be. Ginny is undeniably intelligent and methodical but she is also very relatable and easy to get along with. I had no problem clicking with Ginny and that means a lot to me because if I'm not comfortable in an environment then it makes it much harder for me to learn. In my first couple of months tutoring with her my ACT score went up four points and within four more months my ACT score went up two more points. From talking to friends and other people in my high school I learned that going up 6 points on your ACT score is quite rare. I'm so thankful for Ginny and the knowledge I have acquired from her. Thanks to Ginny I received a generous scholarship to the college I wanted to attend and I am currently completely content at college and forever thankful for Ginny.

    Tutor Doctor
    from 3 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 23 hires on Thumbtack
    Vladimir A.
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    I hired Tutor Doctor for SAT Tutoring, My kids test score went up by 130 points. They just didn't teach English and math, they thought him many strategies that my son is using for all his tests at school. loved the company I will recommend them hands down.

    Holistic Education Coach
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Jaden R.
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    She is very helpful with figuring out what your weaknesses are. She takes the time to get to know you. I like how she is able to figure out ways to help me increase my scores. She has been tutoring me to improve my ACT scores and not only have I improved with my scores but also on English tests at school. Before Madeline I struggled with English but lately I have been doing very well on my tests and I thank her for helping me. She also taught me which reading sections I need to start with because I understand the readings better. I am very thankful to have her as my tutor. I hope other kids get the great opportunity to have her as their tutor as well.

    Crystal Clear Tutors
    from 2 reviews
      Patricia L.
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      David became my daughter's tutor for the SAT for approximately 8 months after having had a tutor my daughter was very unhappy with. A friend recommended him. He was always timely, professional and had a set strategy for her to improve her scores since we were short on time. Her scores indeed improved and she was accepted to almost all of the colleges she applied to. He was also very realistic and guided her towards universities he felt she would get in and be happy at. I would highly recommend him as a college prep tutor.

      John Schwab Tutoring
      from 2 reviews
        Arthur W.
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        In preparation for the SAT i realized that i needed a tutor to help get me to a higher score, as there is only so much you can learn on your own. John helped me to improve all sections of my SAT and by the time my tutoring had ended i could answer almost every single practice problem from previous tests. I Have just taken my SAT and my ACT and all i can say is that for material that i once considered difficult, it was a breeze. I can't recommend anyone as highly.

        • 7 years in business

        Only hiring the best tutors and offering them the highest pay rates in South Florida, Sanderson Test Prep is proud of its qualified instructors who provide the highest level of professionalism driven by a personal investment in every student they have the honor of tutoring. Personalization at its Best: Our one-on-one tutoring programs are the most elite and specialized of our academic services. Here, students receive highly personalized instruction with customized study plans and schedules to accomplish a set of specific goals. Small Groups: Small group tutoring provides a more cost-effective approach and allows students to work with classmates and friends. In this learning environment, students can work with other students and benefit greatly from each other’s strengths. Standardized Test Classes: We offer a range of classes in preparation for PSAT, SAT, and ACT exams! In a small classroom environment, students will have an opportunity to benefit from the lessons taught by one of our highly qualified instructors. Students are also provided an environment where they can work with each other to pursue answers to new questions, and form study groups that will increase productivity, both in our classrooms and beyond.


        Do you think it’s too late to prepare for the ACT or SAT? Think again. Take our intensive ACT/SAT cram course and increase your score in one week. Don’t just study hard, study smart! The ClassCram advantages: * small classes = individualized attention * Get prepared in one week (10 hours of instruction). Focus on what is truly important to excel in on the exam by learning concise test material. * Our cram course is not only heavy on teaching material and concepts, but also on test taking strategies or test smarts. The other test-prep companies are light on test taking skills; they are briefly mentioned. * Classes are interactive, taught by young instructors who understand the skills needed to excel. * Instructors are degreed professionals with previous teaching experience who scored in the top 5 percentile. We are currently running a special that offers you $100 off if you register today. Don’t wait; courses fill up quickly! Call out toll-free number to get started today at a South Florida class location near you.


        Tutoring services are available in the Sunny Isles Beach and North Miami Beach areas by an FL certified teacher. I tutor all levels and teach the following: * Math -- prealgebra, algebra, geometry and statistics * Test Prep -- GED, SSAT, ACT, PSAT and SAT * Hebrew lessons

        • 2 years in business

        The Education Machine is a company who can: -work with students and their families to evaluate and identify the most appropriate school for each child. We guide the student through the application process. -also help families with students who have learning differences. Part of that assistance might involve helping to find the right school or program in your community. -mentor youth to help identify students in emotional and academic crisis situations that may impact their education. -organize homework and build solid study habits that can be a huge challenge for students. -tutor in various subjects and provide enrichment to promote student achievement. -help identify current educational opportunities as well as career and college exploration and planning -offer nonjudgmental, third-party advice that removes the pressure that builds up between parents, schools, and children. -may keep in close contact with teachers and other school professionals to help break the barrier of communication and advocate for the students success. -monitor and assist in academic planning to ensure students matriculation through programs and reach high school graduation -advise and monitor the recruited and talented scholar athlete to ensure matriculation to college *The Education Machine also hosts webinars, trainings, workshops, and can be hired for public speaking engagements.


        Sanderson Test Prep provides personalized private tutoring and small classes to students in all academic subject areas and in preparation for standardized tests. We offer in-home tutoring to maximize convenience for our students. Our high-quality staff and instructors provide comprehensive educational services for all types of students. Unique programs like office hours and tutoring via Skype allow students easy access to the best instruction available.

        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.

        What is on the ACT?

        The ACT is made up of a variety of multi-choice questions under four main subject areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science. There is also the option for a written essay. For ACT prep, it’s important to study each subject. Each subject area is broken down into multiple parts to provide a comprehensive snapshot of the student’s understanding of the material. ACT prep provides an opportunity to prepare for the subject matter in each area.

        ACT English:

        • Production of writing: 29 percent-32 percent of English score. These questions focus on topic development and organization, unity, and cohesion.
        • Knowledge of language: 13 percent-19 percent of English score. This section examines the student’s use of vocabulary and effective language use.
        • Conventions of standard English: 51 percent-56 percent of English score. These questions address sentence structure and formation, punctuation and grammar, and recognition of grammatical errors and how to improve.


        ACT Math:

        • Preparing for higher math: 57 percent-60 percent of mathematics score. These questions cover number and quantity, algebra, functions, geometry, and statistics and probability.
        • Integrating essential skills: 40 percent-43 percent of mathematics score. These questions address comprehension of math learned prior to and after 8th grade.
        • Modeling: less than 25 percent of mathematics score. These questions examine how students use modeling skills in all math topics.


        ACT Reading:

        • Key ideas and details: 55 percent-60 percent of reading score. The questions test students’ ability to summarize information, draw conclusions, and grasp central themes.
        • Craft and structure: 25-30 percent of reading score. These questions examine students’ ability to understand an author’s word choice and meaning and analyze various points of view.
        • Integration of knowledge and ideas: 13-18 percent of reading score. These questions examine students’ ability to understand facts and opinions and make connections between texts that share similar themes.


        ACT Science:

        • Interpretation of data: 45–55 percent of science score. Students will need to analyze and manipulate scientific data presented in various formats.
        • Scientific investigation: 20–30 percent of science score. These questions will test students’ understanding of experimental tools, procedures and design.
        • Evaluation of models, inferences, and experimental results: 25–35 percent of science score.


        ACT Writing:

        • This is a 40-minute written essay that examines students’ competence with ideas and analysis, development and support, organization, and language use and conventions.

        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.

        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.

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