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Largo ACT Tutors

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TutorWithTheBest
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 83 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 36 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Frank S.
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I needed a tutor to help my grandson prepare for a Geometry exam. Miles Smart Tutoring did the job by responding quickly and assigning the right tutor for him. My grandson found his experience to be very positive. I would use him again should the need arise.

  • 9 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria C.
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Jen has been helping me with tutoring for the GMAT. She's one of the best tutors I've ever had! She broke down the test for me and I'm seriously seeing major improvements when I study and in my test taking abilities. She sincerely cares about the wellbeing of her students and only wants the best and for us to succeed. She's helped me with my confidence, verbal/math skills, and over all knowledge of things I don't think I will need but turns out, I do! She seriously knows what she's doing here people! If anyone ever needs a recommendation for a tutor, I would send them to Jen in a heartbeat!

Arbor Tutors - Tampa Area
4.5
from 12 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Georgie K.
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My son's teacher recommended Arbor Tutors and we are very thankful. I'm very impressed with the quality and the education of the tutors. It's like everyone here has an Ivy League education.

Jill Lufkin
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Ankit A.
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Jill is a great teacher. With her as my tutor I raised my act composite from a 30 to a 34. She also responds to you within 5 minutes. Plus, she helps to write really good college essays. Glad to work with her.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mrs. C.
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Knows what he is teaching, willing to work with your schedule, overall a good experience.

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I provide in-home tutoring. I have worked with students in small groups of three to four to help develop their basic reading and writing skills. I also have helped individual students prepare for exams like the SAT, ACT, GED, GRE, and GMAT. I will give filled out evaluations and reports to chart students' progress.

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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 can teach all phases of pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, and all levels of science from 6th to post grad. I am a doctor who has also taught for over 20 years. I teach SAT and GED prep also.

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

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I have 30+ years of teaching and tutoring experience. I am New York licensed and permanently certified. Subjects I teach are: chemistry, biology, earth science, general science (6-12), anatomy and physiology, as well as math proficiency, college algebra and geometry. I also offer one-on-one prep for PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE and GMAT, with guaranteed results. I cater instruction to student's specific needs and learning aptitude. Local references will attest to great results.

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I am a certified elementary school teacher. I have knowledge of common core, SAT, and FCAT. I have 16 years of teaching experience.

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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.

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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