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Arbor Tutors - Chicagoland
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Renetrice P.
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We found a great fit you my son together. He's Math test scores went up within the first two sessions! -Make this investment.

  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Christina H.
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It's crucial for the student (especially teenagers) to connect with the tutorer and I can say without hesitation Wendi does? Not only does Wendi instruct on content, she encourages and teaches strategies. My son's pretest score for the ACT was 19 and after only four weeks of prep improved to 25. Wendi is truly a blessing to our family!

Jeff Rosenberg
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra G.
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Jeff was working with my son on getting ready for ACT this year. My son is a junior at high school. He is a good student, however, wasn't satisfied with his initial ACT score. We found Jeff through Thumbtack based on customer reviews. I'm glad we did. After several lessons with Jeff, my son's ACT score went 5 points up. Jeff is great about building lessons around subjects and topics that require more attention. The test taking strategies that he teaches are definitely very helpful. Jeff is very punctual and responsible. He was willing to accommodate my son's busy schedule. I highly recommend Jeff to students (and parents) who are looking for help with ACT and SAT.

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Anderson Tutoring
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
James J.
Verified review

Bertina is very understanding when it comes to working with families. She is very easy to work with and helped to tutor my daughter in ACT prep. I'm definitely going to have her come back to work with my son as well!

A+ TUTORING SERVICES
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Darren G.
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Kevin is the most outstanding tutor I have ever met or even ever spoken with. He is a retired physician who had great teachers during his career and now works with students to try and have a positive influence on their lives. My son did both high school Math and Science tutoring with him AND also did ACT test preparation with him. My son's ACT scores went from 24 before working with Kevin to 33 after working with him for just 3 months! I cannot speak more highly of him. If you want your son or daughter to really excel - you better at least meet with this guy! Darren G. Northbrook, IL

  • New on Thumbtack
Arnetta M.
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Mr. Glen is the best tutor in the world. He worked with my son and daughter in math and ACT Prep. He supported my daughter in Geometry, Calculus. Algebra II / Trigonometry, Calculus AB and ACT Prep. He supported my son in the same areas plus Algebra. It's is very important to him that your children fully understands the concepts and are not simply working problems by memorizing steps. He truly cares about your children performing at the highest level. There were times if he didn't finish something with them during the hour, he would call the house to follow up. He always keeps my husband and I posted on their progress and he let's them know directly how well they are doing. He really allowed my husband and I to have peace of mind by helping to prepare our kids academically. He is very professional and works with us to accommodate busy schedules by having hours later in the evening. Both my sone and daughter respected Mr Glen and enjoyed what he helped them accomplish. We thank God that Mr Glen is a part of our village.

Performance Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Richard H.
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Tim did a great job with my daughter preparing for the ACT. He helped with strategies for the test as well as with getting in the proper frame of mind for preparing and taking the test. He is very flexible with scheduling and extremely responsive. With his excellent coaching, she raised her score from 31 to 34. He is a fantastic tutor.

  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Angela P.
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Souradip is a tutor, par excellence! We're grateful to Thumbtack for bringing him into our lives. He's responsive to our children's needs. He's great at explaining and uses various techniques to make sure that they understand the material. Souradip's infinitely patient and never makes them feel less than or embarrassed to ask questions. The children look forward to working with him (now that's a litmus test for a tutor who's doing something right!). They would rather work with him than see a movie! We sought tutoring because our children were struggling and in a matter of a couple of months they're "A" students. That's a testimonial to the caliber of tutor that he is!

Tutoring Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua S.
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Our son has been working with Carol for over 6 months preparing for the ACT test and also receiving subject-area tutoring in geometry, English/Reading and Earth Science. Carol is very professional, extremely smart, wonderful to work with and has demonstrated her ability to work effectively with secondary students at all skill levels, including those with special needs and current IEPs. Carol has helped our son prepare for the ACT in all subjects and provided detailed strategies, not only for test preparation, but for each element of the exam. She uses teaching, demonstration, practice and testing as an intertwined process that has really benefitted our son. Last semester, he earned a 4.0 for the first time and made the National Honor Society. Carol also is wonderful with homework, projects, and writing assignments. Her background in education is AMAZING. She not only has multiple degrees and certifications, but has an extremely high IQ, and has extensive knowledge of both high school and college curricula. We highly recommend Carol, and urge others to utilize her expertise, experience and her wonderful personality with kids for all your family's tutoring and testing needs. The Slovins Northbrook, Illinois

Ramona
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Nils J.
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Ramona truly is an excellent teacher. Since her job also involves a lot of calculation and physics, she really knows what she is talking about, which also gives her the ability to explain things in a very logical and understandable way. After preparing for tests together with Ramona I’ve never felt unsafe or unprepared. My grades also experienced a great increase after starting to work with her.

Math and Test Prep Tutoring
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha L.
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Always patient and thorough. Really great tutor for middle school math and pre-calculus. My daughter wishes the tutor would be her math teacher! She is finally pulling As in her class consistently. Thank you! My son is improving his grades also! Very happy to have found Michael!

Remy Solomon
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Gillie C.
Verified review

remy was a wonderful tutor! she helped me prep in a short period of time to take the SAT, and with her guidance i felt more confident going into the test. Plus I got a great score! Couldn’t recommend her enough!

LAW Methods
4.3
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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Hands down the best LSAT tutors ever! I worked with David and Hana. They knew how to turn a rather dry test into a fun and personable event. My score jumped from a 157 to a 170!!! Enough said, no?

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mary Ann S.
Verified review

Both of our children attended their clinic, and we are very pleased with the results. Our daughter is much more prepared for high school, especially relative to the standardized tests, and our son needed the extra focus while in grammar school. We are very appreciative.

  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Heather A.
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I am an older student returning to college after being out of school for 18 years! My first course I'm taking is algebra. The word problems have been giving me quite a bit of issues. Tonight she explained them in a way that made sense, let me perform them, and corrected me if I was making a mistake. Also, she explained why I was making the mistake and how to fix it. I walked away from the session much more comfortable and feeling capable to pass this class now. Furthermore, her rate is very reasonable and worth every penny. I would definitely recommend her for tutoring.

Learning Ascent
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
James S.
Verified review

My son did not want to go to tutoring, but a friend's son had found Learning Ascent helpful, so I dragged him in because he earned 37% on his math test. He earned 85% on the next test after a few weeks of tutoring, then 100% on a test. Now he has the hunger for success. My other son goes to them now too.

Professional Math Tutor
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Chirag T.
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Mr.Acharya is a genius math teacher and I am very much impressed with his style of teaching which helps students to achieve good grades in tests. Thank you!

  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Sandra L.
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Mr. K's math camp was a wonderful addition to the Price Hill and surrounding communities as well as Price Hill Recreation Center, where the program was conducted. He produced amazing results with some of our most challenging kids. Mr. K combined Montessori, holistic theory and common sense to help focus kids so they could learn and bring up test results. As both parents and kids enthusiastically embraced this program, it was always well attended. The only downside was, the program had to end due to a loss of funding. We certainly miss the Math Camp as it excellently served our littlest citizens in a comprehensive and very caring way.

Michelle's Home Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kendra F.
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Michelle worked with my 4 year old so to prep him for kindergarten due to him not being in preschool. He enjoyed her company, and she was a pleasure to have. I highly recommend her.

Math Masters
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ernie T.
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After deciding to return to school, and complete my degree, the last class I had to take was a Technical Math class. Being years later, this class was no longer offered - I had to take it as an independent student, meaning I had no instructor, or class to show up to, only a syllabus and a Math book. A Math assistance area was available to students, and there I met the tutor I write of here. Of the 6 to 8 tutors available, I signed up with Dave as much as possible. The class I was taking dealt with Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry as well as an introduction to Calculus. I could barely remember how to factor a problem, but working with Dave, he spent the time to help me get through the basics, and had the patience to answer many of my off the wall questions, and many that I thought were unrelated. The first test I took before I asked for any assistance, I had totally bombed. A 47... I knew I'd need help and after working with Dave for a week and a half, the retake test I took got me an 88. Dave helped me gain the confidence I needed to figure out problems on my own, and showed me how I could apply other concepts and equations from other chapters and solve new problems in a variety of ways. I am on my last exam now, and I still choose to wait in line to work with this excellent tutor, when there are another 5 available at any time. If you are in need of assistance with Math, and are looking for someone to help you either from the very basics to intermediate and advanced topics, I would highly recommend Dave as he is an outstanding tutor, with loads of patience and knowledge, as well as being incomparable to other tutors in his willingness to help and assist you as much as you need. Thanks Dave!

  • New on Thumbtack
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7+ years of experience preparing students for the ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, DAT, LSAT, and GED exams. Work with 200+ students per year. ACT scores in 2017 have averaged 32. SAT scores in 2017 have averaged 1510. All students for the last four years have reached their goal score due to the specialized strategic approaches we teach for the specific exams. We are retired professionals dedicated to the improved education of the next generation.

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