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  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
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Wendy was great. She taught my daughter skills to help her tackle the questions on the ACT that she didn't learn in school yet. She helped her improve her individual scores as well as her cumulative score.

  • 7 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Beatrice M.
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We found Greg last year through our daughter's school, St. Ignatius, and we are using him again this year. We tried several tutors but our daughter really found him to be quite thorough and really easy to work with. He was very focused and prepared for each lesson. Math is not in any way her strong suit and by working with Greg she was able to understand math a lot better and has gained confidence that she can do math. Greg has also worked occasionally with our son who is very strong in math. We are using Greg this year for Math and science. I like his very even tempered manner with the children as well as the fact that he seems very vested in how well they perform in class. I especially like that he lets me know how the children are doing and I never fell like he is in any way wasting time. He is very honest and straight forward. If the children need less than a full hour then that's what he will do. Additionally, he won't do the work for them, he really tries to help the children develop the independence needed to become better students. Greg is a great tutor.

Jeff Rosenberg
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 27 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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Marina
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
JoAnne S.
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I've been having Russian lessons with Marina for several months now. She's a great teacher, very positive and can explain difficult things in a simple, easy to understand way. Our lessons are always interesting and I've learned a lot from her. She's very patient when you forget words and encourages you a lot. I've tried many Russian teachers but she is by far the best one I've ever had!

Ramona
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Vivian B.
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Thank you so much Ramona! I would not have managed statistic classes without your help. Her private math classes helped me graduate from school and even from university. I can truly recommend working with Ramona. She is the best help I could have ever imagine and her classes are absolutely worth the money. I also recommended her classes to a few friends and they all gave positive feedback. Please let me know if you need more detailed information.

MyGuru LLC
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Julie B.
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I decided to go back to school to obtain my bachelor’s degree for accounting. Since I know myself all too well, I decided to attend University of Phoenix online. Although I enjoy going to school online, in an accelerated program, with limited ways to ask questions, Accounting can be a tough subject to learn. That’s where MyGuru helped me. I contacted Mark and team and told them what I needed. Within an hour or two Mark had responded with a member of his team who could tutor me in Accounting. Minaz was wonderful and helped me really understand the basics of accounting. She was patient, had answers for every question I had, and also understood my way of thinking and helped me turn it around. I would recommend MyGuru for any educational need. Mark has really excellent team members, the price is reasonable, and they got back to me right away.

A+ TUTORING SERVICES
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 18 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

Andrew Groble
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Wynter S.
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I worked with Andrew many times during the 2016-17 school year to prepare for my ACT test. Andrew was a great help and I would certainly recommend him to future students! Not only is Andrew extremely knowledgeable, he is also great at explaining and clarifying even the most complex theories and problems. He always made our tutoring sessions engaging and worthwhile, and was always able to help me out. Andrew is a great tutor and extremely enjoyable to work with!

Rachel Conrad
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Ellena M.
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During the turtoring sessions not only did Ms.Conrad help me with the lessons,but she went the extra mile and made sure I enjoyed them as well. She brought out the most in each session and not only did it help me but it made me look at the lessons or subjects I was having trouble with differently. I'm very glad I got the help I needed from her because she was the perfect one for the job!

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Eric F.
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After spending several years away from the nuclear power industry working in research administration and operations, Julia really helped me develop and focus my story, my resume, and my interview talking points. She not only helped me create a concise narrative for employers, but her advice helped me better understand what I wanted and where I wanted to go. It was a lot more than just a resume or a cover letter, but a lesson in how to understand my interests and market my talent the way I wanted it to be heard -- and also get the job! Props to Julia, she really has a talent for this and helped me utilize even my most eclectic experience to land and nail the interview and get the job I'd hoped for at a major national lab. I definitely recommend.

Gartatia Edifies
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl W.
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The most wonderful thing about Amadou is his innate capacity to connect with young people, and in doing so, he make the tutoring sessions and the learning that takes place seemingly fluid and effortless. I hired him to tutor my 10 year old son in math. We met at his office in Hyde Park and we stayed with him for about 2 months, but then we had scheduling conflicts. My son has an innate ability with math (inherited from my husband). He's very intuitive with it, but he also had a problem with focusing and taking time to work through each and every step (also inherited from my husband). He would get frustrated working with me, so I thought having someone else who would make math fun and challenging would ensure that he was advancing appropriately in math. Amadou's sessions were structured, he factored in breaks (incl. snacks!) and he provided workbooks and homework that he would go over the next lesson. He was always looking for ways to engage my son's mind, but make it interesting. He went step by step through a sample problem,, and then would work through additional problems and point out errors and talk them through with my son. He was also open to listening to me when I made suggestions about content and approach. He was very good. As my son told me, "an hour just flies by with Amadou, it doesn't feel like work at all!" I recommend him highly.

RedFox ESL
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Natalia K.
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Szilvia is a great teacher. I knew this after our first meeting. She is very kind, patient and scrupulous in providing material and explaining grammar step by step during the lesson. After every class, I feel that my English improves. Every time we repeat new words from previous meeting through fun exercises, which helps me to remember them. Time flies very fast during our meetings. Between classes, if I have any questions, I can always write to her, and Szilvia always responds fast. I have experience with other teachers and for me Szilvia is the best English teacher. Natalia

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Lin T.
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Eric has helped me improve my writing skills throughout undergrad as a French minor and throughout my first year of law school! I feel comfortable going over my drafts with him because I know he will respectfully tell me how I can improve while helping me be as clear and concise as possible. Practicing French with him is both fun and informative. Whether it's singing traditional French songs together or having everyday conversations, his zest for languages has helped me keep my French alive!

Ebony Tutoring
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tameka F.
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I'm very proud to say that Ms.Hassel took the necessary time to provide my children wonderful tutoring services. My Son Teachers really has seen am improvement in his school work. I would always refer her services to anyone who's in need of extra education services from children to adults.

C & C Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
South Shore D.
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Colin worked with my son for the ISEE exam. Colin was extremely well-prepared, always available for extra work and suggestions between lessons and a pleasure to work with. My son did extremely well on the exam (a substantial advancement from the practice test) and was accepted at a number of highly competitive schools. I would recommend Colin without reservation.

  • 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.

  • 23 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Carol Ann D.
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After my son experienced difficulties in reading at school, I made the wise decision to privately hire Mrs. Cheryl Finn to tutor him. I was very pleased with my son's gains, and I sincerely feel this was a direct result of Mrs. Finn's broad experience and expertise! My son's vocabulary, phonetic decoding, and comprehension has dramatically improved, plus his teacher and I are observing a happier, more confident reader.....thanks to Mrs. Finn!

Sue Rosselli
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Phyllis B.
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Susan Rosselli is our church & school's organist, soloist, choir director & teacher of many students. Her own published music is also amazing. Susan has a pleasant sense of humor, and is patient when helping others. We are blessed by her talents!

Math & ACT Tutor
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rosa R.
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John is like a family member to our family and has been tutoring my girls for about 6 years or so on subject courses as well as ACT prep sessions.. He started tutoring my oldest when she was in high school. Thanks to John's expertise teaching skills with his ACT prep tutoring sessions, my daughter's ACT test score jumped to 8 points from her pre-test score. My youngest daughter is now taking ACT prep sessions with John and gains more and more confidence after each session with John.. John possesses a positive and enthusiastic personality. He has a great rapport with my daughters and is articulate. John is always prepared for every tutoring session and is ready to teach with a smile. John is confident, knowledgeable and reliable. John has successfully demonstrated his awareness of different learning styles and has adequately adjusted assignments to meet my daughters' varied needs. Net, I highly recommend John without reservation!

Spanish Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Eilis R.
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I have two girls aged 12 and 14. They both take Spanish at school and were struggling to understand the concepts taught in class. Caitriona helped my younger daughter improve her grade from a C to an A and my older daughter from a B to an A. Couldn't be happier, I would highly recommend Caitriona's services

Michiana Artists Group
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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Robert provides after-school activities for kids and adults. He offers singing and acting lessons for all ages. He is a professional performer who has taught numerous students who are now in operas and Broadway shows.

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Jan Chamberlin provides after-school tutoring programs to prepare students for the TASC or GED. This professional specializes in math.

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Looking to hire professional high school teachers in your area? These professionals have been providing quality after-school care programs for several years. Check out their good reviews.

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The after school enrichment programs offered by this tutor will help students excel in their studies. This tutor offers remarkable after-school study programs that are not boring.

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Want some of the professional tutors in Valparaiso who can provide academic tutoring? Hire Big Price Schoolhouse. This company has more than 23 years of field experience.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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One of the after-school activities you can get your children into is teaching them to do crochets. Janet Beckman is ready to help. She also offers beginning Spanish lessons.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Check out Tesla Tutoring if you are looking for a tutor in Valparaiso who offers calculus and arithmetic lessons. They are one of the best tutoring companies that offer customized tutoring services.

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Check out Learning Journeys if you need to find a tutor who offers after-school education lessons. They are available for your private English tutoring needs.

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Richard Packard is a reliable personal tutor who provides quality private tutoring services. He also handles math teaching, trigonometry coaching, and more.

  • 24 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We offer many different languages and many different instruments and voice lessons to children through adults. These are private one-on-one. You can also create your own small group of 2 or 3 (parent/child, 2 or 3 siblings, etc). We also offer music and movement class in Spanish for 4 months through 4 years -- it is a parent/child interactive class with lots of music. We also offer a Spanish Immersion program for 18 months through kindergarten. We run 8-week sessions, but you can start anywhere in the 8 weeks, and we will prorate. Our prices are for 8-week sessions; 1 discipline for 1/2 hour for 8 weeks is $218.00.

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Blake Newell is one of the after-school tutors who will provide academic tutoring services. This professional will handle different subjects.

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