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Arbor Tutors DC VA MD
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Gus G.
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You can't ask for a better tutor than the one we got. We ended up doing in-home tutoring and the tutor was very kind and courteous and knowledgeable.

Arbor Tutors - Fairfax
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah B.
Verified review

Arbor Tutors is the best tutoring company anywhere. We tried several other tutors before Arbor and found exactly what we are looking for here.

Arbor Tutors- Baltimore
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Allison E.
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With so many options for ACT and SAT preparation, it can be frustrating for parents trying to choose the best option for their children. We didn't have particularly high expectations at the beginning, which is why we were so pleasantly surprised when our son went up 380 points after only about 6 lessons. Based on our experience, Arbor Tutors is a premium service that delivers above and beyond what you pay. We were immediately impressed by their extensive knowledge of the testing process. Worth every penny.

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Bill Knows Math
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine F.
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As the tag lines says, "Bill Knows Math"! We hired him for SAT math prep and we purchased the book he recommended, which he knows backwards and forwards. He leads very energetic tutoring sessions revealing his passion for helping kids learn the content. My daughter was more engaged than I've normally seen her with math. His help provided her the confidence she needed for the SAT.

Student Excel Tutoring
3.5
from 13 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Charisse A.
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Eric tutored my daughter in Calculus II for about 8 weeks. He was always courteous/respectful, responsive, and timely. He was also flexible, willing to change the tutoring dates/times to accommodate our fluctuating schedules. My daughter’s Calculus II grade went from a D to B.

Math Help
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Chinni P.
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He has immense knowledge in current SAT Math curriculum. I like the way he tailors his tutoring program for one on one student tutoring.

Wyzant Tutoring
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Dominique W.
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Ms Maggio has done an exceptional job with our rising 2nd grader - patient, caring, knowledgeable and again PATIENT. Thank you and look forward to work with you more!

House of Wisdom
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Paula K.
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Mr. Mougy Ahmed has done wonders as a math tutor for our sophomore son! He has a very agreeable, non-threatening tutoring style, and our son enjoyed working with him right away. Our son was getting D's and C's in Algebra II , even with the assistance of a previous math tutor. Mougy came to our house and immediately recognized where our son was misunderstanding foundational concepts in Algebra II, and worked with him to build up that knowledge base and apply those skills correctly. He has been highly responsive in setting up tutoring sessions, sending additional lessons/exercises via email, and even holding extra sessions in advance of math tests/quizzes. As a direct result of Mougy's tutoring, our son earned a B+ and an A on his last two math tests. We highly recommend him to any student or parent who is searching for tutoring assistance.

Iram Khan
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Iram Khan is terrific geometry tutor. She explained geometry problems to my son to help prepare him for 4th quarter testing and the SOL. We will certainly seek assistance from Mrs. Khan in the future when we need additional math help.

Equity Tutors
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Gilbert P.
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Prior to tutoring, two things were holding my daughter back on the SAT- the math section and her confidence. Alex was the perfect tutor to improve both of those areas. He provided clear teaching in math that honed in on the areas where she needed the most help. He was consistently positive and encouraging, helping her believe in herself. This led to her math score jumping 180 points.

The Learning Turtle
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
JJ A.
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Laura is so easy to talk to and our son feels comfortable with her. We really appreciate her services and are confident our son will be ready to take the SAT!

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PTG Tutoring Services
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ivy K.
Verified review

My son has only met with Paul once, but immediately we were impressed with his experience and friendly style. My son left his tutoring session, I think, feeling hopeful of the outcomes.

Maryland Tutors
5.0
from 1 review
    Marybeth S.
    Verified review

    Alex has been an awesome tutor for my son Max! He is fun, professional and has helped our son improve his grades significantly. Highly recommend!

    Bruce Borey
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Bruce B.
    Verified review

    Outstanding tutor in math (algebra through calculus), chemistry, and physics. Patient, calm, and effective. I highly recommend.

    Yeung Tutor
    4.9
    from 11 reviews
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Jaya P.
    Verified review

    Edward is currently tutoring my 7th grader in Algebra 1. My son told me that Edward not only teaches the mechanics but also gives him the explanation as to why. Edward uses an iPad during sessions and emails the notes after each session. Edward is also very nice and personable!

    Tutoring Services
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Aleksandra S.
    Verified review

    My daughter is an elementary school students. At one of the teacher-parent meetings last school year we were informed that she has difficulties with understanding certain maths concepts. We decided to find a tutor for her so the problems don't get any worse. We contacted Ms Dominika and she helped our daughter understand the things she had issues with. The atmosphere during their meetings was so friendly that our daughter not only learn a lot but also had fun doing it.

    Math Can Be Fun
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Desirae R.
    Verified review

    He was great. Explained the problems & created others for my to strengthen my understanding. I would definitely hire him again!!

    MsWright Tutoring

    New To Thumbtack

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I have 20 years experience in teaching every subject at the middle school level however I specialize in US history and math (all levels).

    GreatTutoring.com
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 27 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Lauren B.
    Verified review

    I observed an SAT prep class. Jason was well prepared, knew how to answer every question, provided good feedback to the students, and prepared them well. I highly recommend him as a tutor.

    Sampson's Tutoring

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      About

      I'm tutoring mainly grade school math and SAT prep. I have been tutoring for over 3 years now and am looking for consistent tutoring work at the moment.

      Club Z! In Home Tutoring
      4.8
      from 5 reviews
      • 23 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Heidi G.
      Verified review

      Our daughter improved significantly on her SAT Math score after having 6 weeks of individual tutoring. We are going to schedule more tutoring prior to the next SAT too given the outstanding results. Normally after any kind of tutoring the most you can hope for is an increase of no more than 50 points but her score went up 70 points!! And, she very much enjoyed her experience with Club Z's tutors. I would highly recommend this organization as they are very flexible schedule wise and the tutors are so helpful and fun. Thank you Club Z!!

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How do you study for the SAT?

      Your SAT prep strategy can mean the difference between a great score and a mediocre score, as well as the difference between being accepted to or rejected by your school of choice. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is a college entrance exam that measures a student’s knowledge and understanding of what they have learned up to this point in school and what they need to succeed in college. In addition to arming students with the knowledge they need to excel in the math, reading and writing components of the test, SAT prep can help improve scores by teaching students crucial strategies for taking the test itself. Professional SAT prep tutors can work with students one-on-one or in group sessions. Typically, tutors recommend that students who are comfortable and caught up with their regular schooling begin SAT prep at least three months before the test. If you’re targeting an elite school, six months before the test is a good time to begin. Students who are behind in school are advised to start early to ensure they’re caught up and feeling confident in all the relevant subjects. Suggestions for long-term SAT prep include taking challenging high school courses, completing all homework assignments, preparing for class tests and quizzes, and participating in class by asking and answering questions. There are free SAT prep training tools online; for those who’d like a one-on-one tutor to take them to the next level, the national average rate is $70 per hour.

      When should you start preparing for the SAT?

      It’s never too early to start preparing for college entrance exams, but professional tutors recommend a baseline of at least three months before the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is the gold standard for college admissions, and SAT prep is important for doing well. Your child’s SAT scores will have a major effect on which colleges send acceptance letters. Professional tutors can work with your kids to coach them on how to take the SAT, as well as studying the actual academic content. Doing well on the SAT is as much about knowing the right test-taking strategies as about having a firm grasp of the subject matter.

      To understand your student’s readiness for the SAT, they can take the pre-SAT (PSAT) starting in their sophomore year. SAT prep can be structured around the student’s PSAT scores, so tutors can address any challenges and weak subject areas. If your child has their sights set on an Ivy League or elite school, SAT prep with a tutor or study program should start at least six months before the test. Vocabulary is a key element of the student’s SAT preparation and success. The national average rate for SAT prep tutoring is $70 per hour.

      What is in the SAT test?

      As your child is preparing for the SAT, it’s helpful to know the specifics of the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is made up of three main categories and one optional essay. Students have a total of three hours to take the test, with an additional 50 minutes for the optional essay. In total, there are 154 questions. During SAT prep, it’s helpful to take timed practice exams to understand how you’ll do during the actual test. Here is a brief overview of each of the four categories:

      • Reading: 65 minutes with 52 questions. The Reading test measures command of evidence, words in context, analysis in history and social studies, and analysis in science.
      • Writing and Language: 35 minutes with 44 questions. The Writing and Language test covers the same topics as Reading, as well as expression of ideas and standard English conventions.
      • Math: 80 minutes with 58 questions. The Math test looks at the student’s understanding of algebra, problem-solving and data analysis, and advanced math in the context of fluency, conceptual understanding, and applications.
      • Essay (optional): 50 minutes with 1 essay. The essay will demonstrate the student’s competency with writing, analysis and reading.