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Eagle Elite Tutoring
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Nana Y.
Verified review

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.

Plus-n-Minus Math Tutor
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sue E.
Verified review

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.

  • 7 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Katchen L.
Verified review

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.

  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Angel B.
Verified review

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?

English Coach Chris
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Francesca R.
Verified review

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.

Bt Associates
4.5
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel G.
Verified review

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 Kalil
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Elizabeth D.
Verified review

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.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Angela K.
Verified review

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

Han Math Tutor
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Mary H.
Verified review

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.

  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Laura M.
Verified review

"I would highly recommend Jennifer as an outstanding writer and very effective coach for her clients. Her style is authentic, enthusiastic and she is very genuinely interested in her client. She spent time connecting with my 15 yo son about who he is as well as what is important to him. Through this connecting, she was able to help him think through and articulate his stories for purposes of completing an application for private school, going into the 10th grade. Hence, a very successful application that was true to him. I believe he discovered something about himself along the way as well. We are very grateful to have found Jennifer. She is also very honest, forthright and has an outstanding sense of humor that she brings to the table."

Anthony Crowe
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly J.
Verified review

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!

Heather Morton Tutoring
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Julie M.
Verified review

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.

Academic Support Grades K-5
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Natalya K.
Verified review

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

Carissa L.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Eva I.
Verified review

Carissa was fantastic. I am just starting back after over a decade of not being in school. Needless to say, I was terrified that I would not pass my ‘Fundamental Mathematics’’ class. I hired her to help me weekly. She was very patient and was able to take the information I needed to learn and form it in a way that was not only easy for me to remember but to actually understand. She was very invested in my success and I felt she was there every step of the way. I have now passed my 93 math course and am moving on to the 97 portion. I will definitely being reaching out to her again. She was always punctual and upbeat and never frustrated with me. I would highly recommend her!

Sam Bandla
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Niels T.
Verified review

Mr. Sam Bandla was my teacher in Digital Communication in my bachelor program at ITT-Tech. He stood out as one of the best teachers because of his extensive background knowledge and mathematical skills. Mr. Sam Bandla is truely a gifted electronic engineer and I enjoyed his lessons very much. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Actively in French
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia K.
Verified review

Mr. Leonard is a nice tutor and I appreciated his help on issues. I did feel that some of the information I learned was repetitive but that's because I already learned it in school. Perhaps if there's a way to check what level a student is before meeting would be helpful? Overall, he was a nice tutor who had his folder of paper and pens ready for learning.

Chessempirekids
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aravi S.
Verified review

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.

BestTutor4u.com
3.5
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick S.
Verified review

We hired Micheline after my daughter took her initial SAT and ACT test as we felt she could do better with the input of an expert. After two months of consistent tutoring, my daughter again took the tests and her scores improved dramatically. She liked Micheline, and we were happy with her professionalism. Micheline is also very patient. When my son needed help with Spanish, we called Micheline. My son enjoyed & looked forward to his lessons, learned to love Spanish, and made a lot of progress. We would highly recommend her!

Somerville Editors
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lanie L.
Verified review

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!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kate B.
Verified review

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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