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  • 13 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler J.
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I did the online GMAT tutoring with Steve. I mostly needed help with Quant but a little Verbal as well. I went from 520 to 730 with a lot of hard work. Fantastic tutoring.

Eagle Elite Tutoring
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Mauro C.
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Ian is an excellent tutor. He understands my objectives for the tutoring and also He is very professional. I give him high marks, He's a great tutor.

Professor Glyn Holton
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Royce L.
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The online tutoring works really well. At first I was hesitent, but my daughter took to it immediately. We had a traditional math tutor for her in middle school who would visit twice a week. Online is much more convenient. Professor Holton is a fabulous instructor. We couldn't be more pleased

Bt Associates
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Dorothy M.
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My daughter was failing math. After just a few sessions shes not only getting A's but shes learning math at a higher grade level. He is really good at evaluating what it is the student is not understanding and presenting it to the student in a way that they do understand. Great tutor.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqueline T.
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When working with Jimmy, since the beginning of July of 2018, I was able to gain 230 more points on the August 2018 SAT from the one I took in school in April. We did three days a week, 2 hours per day. After getting the August SAT, we went over/reviewed all the material that we have done together since I took the October SAT. Still waiting on the results, I think there is improvement within the weeks being with him.

Tutor Blast
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Meghan T.
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    They provide nothing but the best tutoring service a client deserves.

    • 26 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Anna S.
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    I have known Angela for six years and she is kind to her students and very patient. She is very knowledgeable about the piano and her students really enjoy her lessons. She works very hard to make sure that her students continue growing and learn to love the piano. i have enjoyed each lesson with her.

    Ivan Perez-Petkov
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Amy G.
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      Ivan has successfully tutored all three of my children (ages 6-15) in all areas of mathematics. He can work with different learning styles.

      • 9 years in business
      Pam J.
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      I attribute Chyten for raising my daughters grades from Bs and Cs to mostly As. The confidence she gained from their personal, compassionate, tutoring helped her in all her subjects - not just the ones for which we had her tutored. And, Jim himself, is very approachable and always ready to discuss your options and come up with the best approach for your particular child. I am amazed at how well he knows my child and her specific needs and accomplishments.

      Great Place to Learn
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 28 years in business
      • 5 hires on Thumbtack
      Anne F.
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      My daughter was taking advanced calculus and suffered an injury during a sporting event. During her recovery she missed a lot of school but with help from A Great Place to Learn was able to stay current with her assignments. Flexible scheduling, priced right, very professional. Thank you for helping our family. Anne M.

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Sasha N.
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      Olya is truly a miracle teacher! In just 10 lessons with Olya, I was able to improve my GMAT score by 150 points! I highly recommend Olya to anyone who wants to have a chance to study at a top MBA program.

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      My services include the following: - English tutoring - Writing tutoring - College essay specific tutoring - Literature and reading tutoring - ACT English test prep - SAT English and writing test prep

      About

      I am offering tutoring in the following areas: math (pre-algebra, algebra I and geometry); science (high school biology, chemistry and conceptual physics); SAT math preparation. Morning, afternoon and evening hours are available.  I have 10 years of teaching middle school and high school science and math. I earned my PhD in geochemistry and I have experience working as an environmental geochemist. I have developed curriculum for schools and after-school science clubs, and taught both.  I try to create a warm and engaging learning environment that supports their executive functioning needs and works with all types of learners. I find learning fun and hope to make it that for my students. Lastly, I see math and science in the world all around us and try to infuse an understanding and appreciation of these in our daily lives.

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      Great Place to Learn provides magical experiences for all learners. We offer personalized services, including special ed consulting and advocacy, Wilson Reading System, tutoring in all subjects and levels, visualizing, test prep (SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT NMSQT, COOP, HSPT, TACHS, ASVAB, GED, ABE, ELL AP exams, LSAT, GMAT, and GRE LSAT), college readiness, transition planning, homework help, and study skills. We assist families navigating the complicated education, medical, and legal systems to obtain the best available services for their children with or without IEPs and 504 plans. We have established a proven track record of success with parents, school personnel, community resources, and private and state agencies. We are an approved vendor by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as an SES provider under NCLB. We offer flexible programs designed for your schedules, learning styles, and goals. We offer services during mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends, including holidays. We will assist you on your college readiness journey and self-discovery by exploring your unique skills, talents, values, and interests. You will learn that college is obtainable, affordable, and for you!

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      I have no idea what other tutors do --- I know, from feedback from students and parents, that I do an excellent job --- first, I know my subject matter (math, physics) --- second, I like helping people --- third, I am very patient --- fourth, I ask leading questions of the student, so as to guide that student into discovering for himself/herself, as much as possible, what is involved in understanding, and then solving, the problem at hand

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      We are very selective with the tutors we hire. We only hire the best. We train our tutors, we use the best technology. We tutor ALL academic subjects and have tutors spread out throughout the country. We do background checks for all of our tutors.

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      I have a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a master's degree in mathematics. I am currently an adjunct math professor. I have one client currently. She is in the fifth grade and received an A- in math this past semester. This summer, we are going over problems geared toward the ISEE test.

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      I offer tutoring in all areas of English. I have an MA in professional writing, publishing and literature. Hundreds of my students have had their writing published over the years. I am a seasoned professional with over 40 years of exceptionally successful teaching in both public and private venues. I have taught GED Prep, MCAS Prep, PSAT Prep, SAT Prep (SAT1&2), AP English (Writing), AP English (Literature), Essay Writing for the SAT and AP Exams, and the College Application Essay, for grades 8-12. I have also taught traditional English survey courses, as well as elective courses and creative writing courses. For adult education, I have taught courses in poetry, allegorical writing, script writing (screenplay/movie), short story writing and memoir writing.

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      I will meet students at home, library, or private school. Recognized for 10 years of excellence and reliability, meeting needs of high school and elementary children in Boston area. I have a Masters degree and classroom experience in Math, English, Science and History. I provide SAT and private school entrance exams, academic tutoring. I am sensitive to special needs and long or short term assignments.

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      I have 34 years of experience teaching math to grades 7-12. I am currently teaching at a private school in Plymouth. References are available upon request. I can assist you in arithmetic, Algebra 1 and 2, geometry, trigonometry, SSAT prep, SAT prep, and ACT prep. I have also assisted students in nursing Sschool and others in basic college math classes.

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      I work with students to ensure they understand the challenging concepts that present themselves in math and science courses. I focus on giving students the intellectual tools to further their own learning in an independent setting. I provide my students with custom-made resources and tools to guide them without my explicit help.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is ACT test prep?

      The ACT is a college entrance exam taken by students (typically in their junior year of high school) to determine admission eligibility and merit-based scholarship eligibility. The test may be taken as many times as desired and is not limited to high school juniors. Originally the acronym stood for American College Testing, but now ACT is the stand-alone name. ACT prep is a way for students to strategically prepare for test-taking. ACT prep helps students improve scores, practice taking the test, learn test-taking strategies, and improve material comprehension. Students can get help with ACT prep tutors in one-on-one sessions, via group tutoring lessons, in online self-study programs, or online with a tutor in video calls. The ACT test covers:

      • English
      • Science understanding and reasoning
      • Math
      • Reading
      • Writing essay (optional)

      How do you prepare for the ACT?

      The ACT is a universally accepted college readiness exam. There are multiple ways to prepare for the exam. One-on-one ACT prep tutoring is one of the most effective ways for students to ready themselves for the test. A tutor who specializes in ACT prep will coach the student on the type of material they can expect while also working specifically with topics that are more challenging for that particular student. Group tutoring sessions are a more cost-effective way to reap the benefits of an ACT prep instructor; a suggestion is to gather a group of four friends or classmates to share the cost. Professional tutors often recommend that test prep begin approximately three months prior to the exam. Cramming — unfortunately — doesn’t provide the same score results as consistent study, test-related homework, and practice exams do. Weekly two-hour learning sessions are what many pro tutors suggest for their college exam prep students. For top test-taking performance, tutors usually provide work throughout the week and the weekly session is used to cement knowledge and address weak areas. Math is a hard topic for most students, so plan accordingly.

      How long does the ACT take?

      Total time for the ACT is 2 hours and 55 minutes. If students elect to do the optional writing section, the ACT will be 3 hours and 35 minutes. The ACT college entrance exam has multiple sections. The students receive a set amount of time for each section, within which they complete as much of that category as possible before they must stop. For each timed section, there is a five-minute warning before time is up. There is a 10-minute break between the math and reading sections. When tutors coach students in ACT prep, they can provide timed runs to simulate the experience of taking the different subject matter tests. As part of ACT prep, it’s important to take the entire exam at least once as a practice run. Here is a breakdown of timing and number of questions for each section.

      • ACT English test: 45 minutes for 75 questions that test students’ understanding of standard English rules, production of writing, and vocabulary.
      • ACT mathematics test: 60 minutes for 60 questions that test students’ understanding of math skills up to the start of senior year of high school.  
      • Ten-minute break.
      • ACT reading test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ reading comprehension.
      • ACT science test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ understanding and problem-solving skills in the realm of natural sciences.
      • ACT writing test: 40-minute written essay that will measure students' writing skills.

       

      How many questions are on the ACT test?

      There are 215 total questions on the ACT test. The ACT covers four academic areas and students have 175 minutes total to complete the test. For students who opt to take the ACT writing test, there will be a written essay (in addition to the standard ACT topics), which students will have 40 minutes to complete. For ACT prep, it’s wise to study the material that will be covered within each academic category and take practice tests to become comfortable with the format.

      The English test has 75 questions that must be completed within 45 minutes. The math test has 60 questions with a 60-minute time limit. The reading test has 40 questions and 35 minutes total. The science test has 40 questions that must be completed in 35 minutes. Tutors may recommend taking the test more than once as part of the ACT prep training, with the goal of improving your overall score each time. Official ACT recommendations urge students to answer each question on test day, even if it is a guess, as there is no penalty for guessing.

      What are the subjects on the ACT?

      English, mathematics, reading, and science are the four main subjects on the ACT. Writing is an optional subject students can select when they register to take the test. The subjects were determined as a way to test the sum total of knowledge and comprehension that the students have accumulated up until the start of their senior year of high school. ACT prep breaks down each subject of the ACT test so the student understands what type of questions they will encounter and to provide them with strategies for answering questions. Doing well on the ACT is not only about academic smarts. Learning the nuances of taking a standardized test can greatly improve a student’s test scores. On the ACT, each of the four subjects is broken into subsections to test the students’ understanding in that area. The official ACT website provides free online ACT prep tools for each section, including English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing.

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