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Arbor Tutors could accommodate the tutoring needs we had plus tutoring for the SAT/ACT. Also, their online model provides flexibility for my daughters complicated schedule.
Wendie was an excellent tutor. Easy to schedule with and found a time and convenient location close to home. My son's score went up several points from the first time he took the ACT (before tutoring). His Reading score had a big increase send his math score went up dramatically too. My son mentioned that the tutoring also helped him in his math class at school. I would definitely hire Wendi again.
Anderson tutoring (Bertina Specifically) helped my son work on more advanced math so he could get into higher math in Jr. High.
Very happy with ACT tutoring Jeff is providing for my son!
Laura has been my tutor for Precalculus for almost a year now and I must say every penny paid is worth it. She has helped me score the highest I ever have in math and she continues to help me clear my confusion. She uses clear and useful techniques to teach me how simplify any problem I may be having. She is very adaptable to what kind of learner I am as well. I have not had even one time where I have left tutoring feeling unsatisfied or with a headache from learning. Apart from being a phenomenal tutor, Laura is a very kind and intellectual person as well. She makes time to know you as an individual and is always ready to help. I could not be happier with my decision to go to her for math help.
I met with Steve for 5 sessions to help me get my GRE math score on track. I had taken a Kaplan course before I took the GRE for the first time, but I scored abysmally in Quantitative Reasoning-- so low that I doubt my Kaplan work had any effect upon my score. Private tutoring was my last ditch effort to improve. Steve directed me to official GRE study materials (which were much more true to test than Kaplan's) and helped me recognize question patterns and develop a testing methodology. After ten hours working together I scored a whole 14 points higher in Quantitative Reasoning, which translated to a raise of 25 percentile points! What especially impressed me about Steve's work as a tutor was his flexibility and availability. I had only three weeks between our first tutoring session and my second attempt at the GRE, and Steve accommodated my schedule beautifully: he even was willing to meet near my house. He also kept me engaged and accountable through text and email, always underlining that I could call or email him for math help in a pinch. Thanks to Steve's direction and study aids, I have more than surpassed the Quantitative score goals I had when I signed up for tutoring. Steve definitely gives you a plan (and it doesn't hurt that he's a nice guy!). I would definitely recommend him to any test taker looking to improve.
Renji is AMAZING! I could not have been blessed with a better tutor, I guarantee that he will help you raise your ACT score or help you in whatever way needed for tutoring. He uses Apple technology during the lesson and does a great job explaining in detail how to get an answer. If you have Renji as your tutor, you have the best tutor!!
We did both online and in-home tutoring and liked both.
I was so impressed with Kevin and couldn't be happier that he reached out on thumb tack. I was in search of a tutor to help me pass the Elementary Education Math Content Test (very similar to the ACT math). Not only was Kevin able to teach in student friendly terms, he was SO knowledgeable of the types of questions and concepts I would need to know. Kevin was always very punctual and approachable when ever I did not understand something. We were able to meet before tutoring began to create a plan that we would follow together. By the last session, we covered every topic in the amount of time I hoped for. If you're in need of any math tutoring, I would HIGHLY recommend Kevin. Hands down the absolute best tutor I have ever been in contact with!!
Tim did a fantastic job tutoring my son for the ACT. He totally understood where to concentrate their time. Highly recommend.
Ashwin is a most excellent math tutor. He is thorough, patient, and has a special gift to explain math in terms everyone can understand. He is always well prepared for lessons and provides a quality educational experience. I highly recommend him!
We really enjoyed what B wise has done with our children. They were able to identify a plan for both of them and we saw a increase in grades on the next grade cycle. Looking forward to more sessions.
I personalize my approach to the students I am working with. I do not have a 'one-size fits-all" style. This benefits the student because I take a session to get to know them and how they approach reading/writing; I learn their goals and what they think they struggle with. Then we work together to overcome the challenges.
Mrs.Morris tutored me in the subject Reading in preparation for my second try at the ACT standardized test. My score increased by 3 increasing my overall score by 2 points. I was very pleased considering I had only had one session with her. I would recommend her services to anyone.
I provide tutoring services that engage the mind, body and soul through movement, music, drawing and alternative expression using a client's strength to get through the challenges.
I offer tutoring of elementary to middle school subjects. I have 25 years of experience as a teacher. I am certified in eight different areas of academics including high school.
I have been a private tutor for over five years, specializing in making customized lesson plans for my students based on their individual strengths and weakness, and taking into consideration any learning disabilities or specific requests of the student/customer. All of my students have seen significant score increases and have been happy with the results of private tutoring.
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.
Empowerment Tutoring provides premium, 1 on 1 tutoring from experienced specialists. Not only are our tutors masters on the material they teach, they also are relatable, fun, and encouraging, role models that help engage a students self motivation and empower them to reach there goals.
I have taught reading, writing, thinking, speaking, listening, critical thinking for the past fifteen years. I also have a daughter in school, so I can see both sides of the education system. Fun works. Rigor works. Students having a voice works. I can help people navigate grades, tests, and most of all learning! I have also begun writing digital curriculum, pushing my thinking about how to design and measure learning. I would love to write more curriculum that works as games do.