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Waukegan Reading Tutors

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Arbor Tutors - Chicagoland
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Peter N.
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I'm very impressed with the quality and the education of the tutors. It's like everyone here has an Ivy League education.

Ole! Spanish School
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kat K.
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Ole Spanish tutoring is a wonderful experience. I have had many tutors in languages and he makes the experience interesting and fun. We learn a lot and have conversation and still get vocabulary. He also uses different teaching tools which I love. Also, he doesn't go too fast or too slow- he mixes it up. I always had tutors that went so slow and I didn't get enough from the class but this isn't the case with Cristobal.He is willing to answer questions and always makes you feel good about answering. He is very encouraging. Don't hesitate to take with him. He is very thorough and good at teaching Spanish. I recommend him 100% and still take Spanish with him now.

Christina Craig
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Pat V.
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Christina was very helpful in reading over my personal statement and my writing supplements. She gave me some very useful suggestions for things that I should add to improve my application. She's been very responsive and accessible throughout the whole process.

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Marina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Granush A.
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Granush A. Hi, my name is Granush. I speak Armenian, German, Russian and English. I learnt English with Marina for almost a year. I was already fluent but wanted to reach near-native proficiency. Marina’s classes were really efficient and very well-organized. I liked them a lot. Marina is a motivating teacher. She always gave me a lot of speaking practice. We also worked on academic reading and writing and discussed academic articles. I am totally happy with the results of my work with Marina.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Judith Z.
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I was taught by Jack in my college. He helped me a lot, not only in my study, but also gave me a lot of instructions and suggestions in my future options. When I applied for my master degree, he helped me search informations about different universities and majors and wrote me recommendation letter. Also he really made a lot contribution to my college, which is North American college Jiangnan University. He got up early every morning to help those who study English in the morning, help them speaking, reading and pronunciation. I really appreciate his help, with his help I successfully enrolled in Australia National University, majoring in master of actuarial studies.

Performance Tutoring
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Roberta K.
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Tim did a fantastic job tutoring my son for the ACT. He totally understood where to concentrate their time. Highly recommend.

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

  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Beth J.
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My daughters reading and comprehension was really holding her back. she started in 6th grade reading at a 4th grade level. At the end of her sessions she is reading on an 11th grade level.Her comprehension is on an 8th grade level, and increasing all the time. She has learned valuable tools and now has a love for reading.

!Ole! Spanish Wheaton
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jay W.
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I´ve only been working with Cristobal for a short time due to my work schedule, but I´m very comfortable now with speaking and reading Spanish. I really like his approach to teaching the language and his passion for it. He also has group meet ups so that you can enjoy speaking with others on your proficiency level and continue gaining confidence in your speaking ability.

Lexi's Math Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca A.
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She helped my daughter understand in 1 hour what her geometry teacher could not for half a year. It was amazing and awesome. My daughter is so excited that she understands her geometry now!

Learning Ascent
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alex S.
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After completing the ACT prep course at Learning Ascent, my son got a composite score of 30. English: 32, Math: 33, Reading: 29, and Science: 26. He took the writing portion too, but we do not have results for that yet. Prior to tutoring, his score on a practice ACT test was a 26. The tutors Sean worked with helped him improve his scores. Overall, very happy with his results!

Andrea Brugger
4.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jill H.
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Andrea has a wealth of experience and wisdom working with students. She knows a student's strengths and challenges, and is able to tailor her tutoring to each student's needs. She worked with my son while he was in high school and now supports him as he pursues a college degree. I highly recommend Andrea!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kaye L.
Verified review

I was having a lot of problems with essay writing and math. The tutor that was given to me was able to help me with both subjects. I'm very relieved. I recommended Arbor to several of my family members who also had similar results.

World Language Tutor
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sara E.
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I had a great experince taking accent reduction lessons with Cindy. She is very clear when teaching the matrials. I am very happy that I learned new ways to sound words that I used to say them wrong.

Strategic Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Lynn M.
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I highly recommend Strategic Tutoring by Mrs. Mack. Financially I am struggling to make ends me but wanted to help my children succeed in school. Since my good friend also had children that needed extra help, Mrs. combined the kids into 2 small groups which gave them the support the needed and kept the hourly fee down. Instead if paying $45 an hour my girlfriend and I spent $28 an hour which was manageable. Mrs. Mack tutored my 9th grade son and my friend's 10th grade daughter together at the Geneva library. She selected reading, writing, and science topics materials that were intetesting to the kids and also pertinent to what they were studying at school. She took the time to talk to the teachers and even was involved in a conference at the school. The kids were very eager to see Mrs. Mack each week so we actually increased the time to 90 minutes a week and I am happy to say after a few sessions the classroom teachers noticed significant improvement in their reading fluency and comprehension even in biology and modern world social studies and this was reflected in their grades and attitude. My younger son in 3rd grade was tutored with my friend's 2nd grade daughter. Mrs. Mack took time journal writing back and forth with both of them secretly working on writing skills which did help to improve their essay and creative writing skills. Her positive attitude and friendly demeanor created a spark in the kids and after about a month they made significant progress in decoding words more automatically, understanding what was being read, increased rate of math computation, and improved writing structure and creativity. The kids actually understand and know how to apply various strategies that Mrs. Mack taught. She spent time with me explaining these strategies and providing me with a "strategy cheat sheet" so that we all ( teachers, parents, tutor) used a common language when guiding or reminding the kids how to solve a problem with reading, writing, or math. Mrs. Mack went beyond what I ever expected in a tutor and her experience with ESL, Special Education, Behavior Disordered, and Gifted students was apparent wben she took initiative to set up some enrichment activites for my 5th grader on her own time!

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I was a full-time math teacher at the middle school level for thirty one years. Since retiring in 1991, I have served as a substitute teacher for the past twenty three years.

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I stand out because like most people, I am not in this business just to gain money. I truly care about the customer and want people to obtain their goals.

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I offer homeschool tutoring in all K-9 subjects. I am an Elementary certified teacher with a Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction. I can provide individual tutoring or college course-styled subject area quarterly courses.

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Astra Tutoring Center provides certified teachers to give quality private instruction to students at all grade levels. Our tutoring is not just tutoring; it is additional instruction designed to meet the needs of students that regular classroom settings cannot.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I am a Wisconsin State certified teacher, licensed to teach all subjects K-12. My master's degree is in special education, and I have worked as a private tutor for several years. The students I serve are those with some difficulty in school. This can be the effects of learning disabilities, ADD, or other diagnoses. Often times, students with dyslexia, autism or Asperger's are my clients. I can support students with homework completion and compensatory strategies for learning, and if the student has an IEP, I can work with those identified areas of need. I also can do academic assessments.

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I have years of experience in tutoring elementary and middle school students in Math. All of my clients in the past have been very satisfied with the results. I am patient and understanding. I make it fun.

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