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I and my 7-year-old son are having Ian's English lessons. Not only is his lessons wonderful, his character is wonderful too! My son seems to make progress his english vocabulary since he met Ian. I will recommend Ian to the people who are looking for English lesson in Boston.
I would be very happy to provide a reference for Roy. I highly recommend him. My daughter started tutoring with Roy in the 9th grade and continued with him the next two years (10th & 11th grades). When she started she was taking the accelerated Math class and was having some troubles with her teacher's style of teaching. Roy was able to fill in the gaps for her and give her the confidence (and knowledge) to succeed in the class. In the first reporting period after she started tutoring with Roy, she brought her grade up from a B- to a B+. That may not seem like a big jump but she was in a very competitive class and the teacher was a hard grader, so she was thrilled. After 9th grade, she continued to have the same teacher for the next two years and she also made it onto the Math Team (which the same teacher also led). Although she had by now gotten used to her teacher's way of teaching, Roy was extremely helpful in explaining some of the concepts more thoroughly and helping her when she was stuck with homework problems. He also helped her prepare for quizzes and major tests as well as the more complex math problems she had to face when competing on the math team. Roy was always patient and explained things to my daughter in a way she could understand. He also gave her different ways of thinking about solving a problem that she wasn't getting in class. I asked her about the types of math she studied with Roy and it sounds like it ranged from topics in algebra (mass points, bases, etc.), trigonometry, and calculus. He sometimes used proofs to explain concepts to her. I doubt if there would be any math topic that he couldn't teach, however. He also suggested extra things for her to consider or learn and posed more challenging problems - she called them "enrichment problems." He not only was interested in helping her stay on top of her coursework, he was also trying to stretch her abilities. I think this really paid off for her - not only did she continue to do well in class, but she also got a perfect score on the SAT Math II Subject Test. Hope you don't mind the long-winded review, but I wanted to show how important Roy's tutoring was to my daughter's success in math over the last 3 years. We usually met with him once a week during the school year and I believe his help really made a big impact on my daughter's ability. She also progressed from being insecure about her math abilities to feeling confident enough to tutor new math team members. In her words, she appreciated having a low pressure environment to learn math - a place where she wasn't been graded or judged, but just getting the personalized coaching she needed. She hasn't had to see him on a regular basis this year (she's taking AP Calculus) but will be using him to prep before big tests. PS - I should also mention that Roy is a very nice person as well.
Very patient guy. WANTS to see you succeed! Helped me achieve the score I needed on my GRE to get into graduate school!
The exam was extremely hard! But I got through it just fine after the three lessons we did before the exam. thanks for getting me through the last two weeks of geometry! It helped my grade improve a whole letter grade!! :) I was able to pass the class after this. I can go into junior year geometry free! 🙌🏼😊
Lisa helped me with my essays for graduate school. She helped me polish my essays by acting as a critical eye, rephrasing awkward and wordy sentences, and helped me better express my thoughts and experiences. She is highly qualified, and very good at what she does. Working with Lisa was a wonderful experience, and I would recommend her to anyone looking for an excellent writing tutor, or for guidance on getting into college/grad-school.
We had our daughter meet the tutor at the local library four times a week after school for six weeks. She went from a low C to a solid A. What more can we ask for?
I can describe Chris in one word: PASSION. He is passionate about teaching and all passion he has is turned into energy always giving 100%. He's the best teacher I ever had. With him I feel I'm really learning and improving my English skills. His classes are alternatives and especially original: with Chris is impossible to be bored! He creates his lessons really thinking to his students. He is one of the only teachers who hasn't forgotten how it was to be a student. In my opinion that's amazing! What I like most is that every class is active, dynamic and unique. Chris for me isn't just an English teacher, he's a life coach: he taught to me to face life in a different way, has taught me that we mustn't give up, because the beauty of life is its "non-perfection". Now I know there is always something to be proud of and that something brings us to achieve the big goals. I feel very lucky to have met Chris, he's a great teacher and a great person. There should be more people/teachers like him.
John has tremendous knowledge and experience teaching algebra. His passion is remarkable and infectious. He has a structured approach to breaking down all of the concepts and teaching them one-by-one. In 5 meetings he has covered nearly a whole year of course work. His follow-up after meetings is fantastic and he always arrives on time, enthusiastic to get started. My son and I couldn't be happier!
Kathryn's skills are impeccable. She is very detail orientated and has a real talent in writing. She is able to review and edit many different documents and is able to adjust them perfectly. She has a real knack for wording things professionally and picking up on small things they need to changed or twerked. She reviewed several of my papers during my college career and gave me great advice in my writing technique. I have been able to use the skills she taught me in my professional and personal life on a daily basis. I would highly recommend Kathryn for any and all of your editing needs.
Jimmy is a fantastic tutor. He informed himself about the Australian Curriculum and was prepared for my year 5 and year 11 kids from the first day on. He explained the tasks thoroughly and always had examples referencing to music. This created an easy tool for my musician son to understand math and enjoy the teaching. Thanks to Jimmy both kids are up-to-date with their math school work after 8 weeks out of school. Jimmy is kind but also focused on the outcome. Great experience
Hey-Sung has worked two of my children navigate upper level middle school and high school math classes. She has provided consistent guidance and positive support for both boys. She has made herself available for extra sessions and has helped "on the fly" online or by reviewing "snapshots" by cell phone of problems that they are having trouble with. When transportation and timing have been an issue, she has worked with my older son by skype. Hey-Sung really takes an interest in how they are doing and wants to help them succeed. Perhaps as invested in how they are doing as they are.
All three of my children attended 4D at different points in their academic career. 4D is great for students of all ages, no matter their skill level-whether to catch up or feel challenged in a way they are not in school. They will get ahead in a supportive relaxed environment where they can work with children their own age. Dr. Yu is extremely knowledgeable about education related issues and has been an invaluable resource for our family, from course selection in high school to preparation for college.
Michael did a great job tutoring my son with his high school calculus class. My son said that Michael was the best math tutor he'd ever had.
The lessons with Charbel have been outstanding. From day one, my son has told me that he is very helpful and his service is fruitful. I am extremely pleased with the progress my son is making this semester, not only are his grades reaching all time highs, his confidence has improved as well. Best decision we made. Thank you so much Charbel!
Anthony was my private in-home SAT tutor while I attended Westwood High School. He was an enormous help not only preparing me for my testing, but helping me write my college essay. He even helped me select the school that was the best fit for me! Great experience all around, two thumbs up!
My daughter exceeded her SAT goal and increased her score by 300 points working with Heather. After completing assigned work, Heather would review and provide instruction on any concepts/definitions/problems that were missed. The process that Heather utilizes provides practice and instills confidence, both of which were instrumental in my daughter's success. For one session, Heather tutored at my home. In passing, I witnessed her mastery of the material and wit. That's a nice combination when working with high school students.
Jan educated herself on uniqueness of our school district program prier to first lesson. She connected with both kids during first lesson. Both boys happily share what they learned after every lesson and can not wait for her to come back for next one
My son liked chess before lessons, and absolutely loves chess after only two lessons. He looks forward to his class all week! And his skills have tremendously improved. I couldn't be more satisfied.
I contacted Sara on craigslist while searching for someone who could help me with editing my graduate school application essays. The application was due about 3 days after I initially made contact with Sara. In any case, I could not finish my drafts by the time I told her I would due to a family emergency. I was frazzled and discombobulated. About 6 hours before it was due, she edited and proofread 2 of my essays. She paid keen attention to detail and stayed up late in the evening to make sure I could get these in on time. The finished product was flawless. She goes above and beyond for her clients!
I have received help with multiple writing assignments in school, ACT tutoring, and supplement and college essay help. I do not know what I would do without Lisa! She has helped me go from a B english student to an A student. She has also done a great job working with me on my supplements and college essay. My english teacher and college counselor loved them! For my ACT scores, she helped me get a 33 on my first ACT in the reading section and helped me go from a 24 to a 35 in the english section.
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