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My daughter, who had already scored a 1980 on the SAT, improved her reading and writing point total by 110 after just two hours of focused SAT strategy consulting with Kathy. She very efficiently and effectively communicated how preparing for this test is much more about approach than content. Even when content has been mastered by many good high school students, it is the lack of a good approach can throw them off their game on test day. I can also attest to her keen acumen across business disciplines, particularly financial analysis and writing. The work Kathy did no doubt helped keep her clear-headed and confident when taking the subject tests. Thank you, Kathy. You made what could have been stressful for my daughter "just having a few good talks with Kathy." Karen
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.
We have had an excellent tutoring experience. The tutor really connected with my child and was able to focus on the help he really needed. It greatly increased his confidence going into the test.
My son is a 15 year old in Honors Algebra II at Worcester Academy. He never had much trouble with math in the past, but this class was challenging him and his grades were slipping. Oliver really helped him to fill in the missing parts of his understanding and to feel more confident. My son really liked Oliver's approach and enjoyed his tutoring sessions, and his grades improved significantly. Oliver is very easy to work with as a parent-- he is responsive to calls and messages, understanding about schedule changes, and is very generous with his time-- we scheduled for an hour, but Oliver often stayed longer when he was really engaged in his teaching. I would definitely hire Oliver again for my kids.
At this point I do not know the outcome of the tutoring ... though I can tell you that I am very pleased with my daughters level of engagement with the process. She works with her tutor, Friday and Sunday evenings, she is enthusiastically involved with all sessions.
Lee really is a good teacher. I am able to write this in English because, among other reasons, she was very patient, didactic and fun while I was learning English with her. I really recommend her.
Marcie was my drama teacher for my Senior year of high school. Although I didn't experience her as an English/Literature teacher, I could tell from the reading and writing assignments in the drama class that she would excel at teaching those subjects. In my experience of her as my drama teacher, she would always find new and engaging ways of teaching. I recall group exercises in which we were challenged to write and act a scene in front of the class and also provide constructive feedback to the other groups. I also recall exercises that were designed to encourage "outside of the box" thinking. Of these exercises my favorites were the various improv games and the section dealing with "Method Acting". Marcie is not only an excellent educator, but also someone you can confide in. She truly cares about her students and doesn't treat teaching as "just a job."
Tolu was a great college essay writing tutor. Tolu helped me formulate organized, well written college entrance essays. Instead of writing for me, like most of my former tutors, she helped me figure out what I wanted to say, then instructed me on how to organize my thoughts into a coherent piece. I would recommend Tolu to anyone!
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!
While I could endlessly sing Jan Dunlevys praises for all the help, support and encouragement that she provided to my 9 year old daughter, I think that the greatest testament to her work is what my daughter stated when I told her that I was going to write a review about Jan: She is the best tutor ever, and heres why: she is so very nice and was determined to help me with my reading, writing and math. She taught me to stick with my work and how not to get distracted, like when I didnt know what paragraph I was reading. And I love that she taught me to write my name in cursive. She is just great, and I totally recommend her to any kid!
Linda has tutored two of my sons over the last five years. My older son was able to improve his SAT scores as well as perfect his college application essay. He got into his first college choice. My younger son had problems expressing himself in writing and started working with Linda in 8th grade. Later he studied with Linda for ACT and got into his first college choice. Overall I was impressed with Linda's professionalism, great energy and great rapport with kids. They loved studying with her. In addition I could always rely on Linda being up to date on latest changes in SAT/ACT tests, which was tremendously helpful last year. We all feel very fortunate to have Linda as our ' Language Coach'.
Lisa is one of the best writing tutors that I have ever had. She is smart, kind, and believes in every single one of her students. I first started working with Lisa to prep for the ACT. She always believed in me and encouraged me to keep working towards my goals. After getting through the ACT, Lisa helped me with my college application and supplemental essays. She helped me to get my vision into solidified and ideas. She has a hyper focus on making sure that her students voice is heard. Her respect and confidence in me is what made me believe in myself and my work.
Beth "joined" our family six weeks and has been a blessing in disguise. Each week she meets with our son and challenges him to get out of his comfort zone and to further expand on his reading comprehension and writing skills. While challenging Alex, she has also helped him to develop a confidence in his work and helped give him the tools to succeed. If you are looking for someone to help your son/daughter further develop their skills over the summer or throughout the school year, I would highly recommend Beth.
Anne is an outstanding math tutor - she is patient, knowledgeable and customizes her strategies to fit the student. She tutored both my children, who had distinctly different math skills, superbly. They both aced their math classes and all math standardized testing!
I had Christina for tutoring for writing and math. She is very well qualified, thorough, knowledgable and funny. She is great to work with! I highly recommend her!
I provide individualized reading enrichment and reading intervention tutoring services to students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 6. I develop reading lessons based on the student's learning needs and interests. I have expertise in assessing children in reading and in using this information to guide my instruction. Following every lesson I provide detailed feedback about the lesson to the family. I also offer suggestions for reading at home. I also combine reading instruction with writing lessons.
I provide tennis, math, SAT, reading, and writing lessons. You can have a full one-on-one sessions with an experienced teacher.
I graduated at Franklin Pierce University recently with a BA in journalism and my women in leadership certificate. I have extensive writing and editing experience, and I am willing to tutor anyone that needs help!
I am a widely published, award-winning newspaper reporter for hire for copywriting, tutoring and editing assignments. I provide magazine-quality writing.
I am a recent college graduate from Saint Michael's College in Vermont. I was a journalism major and am currently working for a company called EBSCO Information Services as a content specialist. I am looking for some side work tutoring reading and writing, two passions of mine!
Looking to help all writing levels and ages, if it is a student tutor for English class or correcting a paper for an undergrad in college, I am happy to help. I work with you to help teach you the tricks of writing a good paper, while remaining a positive source of information outside of sessions. I want to help you succeed and make sure you have fun doing it!