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  • 63 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.

  • 18 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher R.
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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.

  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Rajeev B.
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Ryan has been great in helping our son prepare for the PSAT/SAT. Very professional.

Professor Glyn Holton
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jane T.
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Excellent! If I have time, I sit in on tutoring sessions. My son is always engaged. It has been a transformation for him. It shows in his grades - A on his most recent two tests. Thank you Professor Holton!

  • 7 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie S.
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Kathie was professional, on time, wasn't a clock watcher and kept in touch through email with my daughter throughout the week if she had something to send her outside of the tutoring session. She kept my daughter engaged and I would use her again. I don't know the results yet of her SAT's but I will follow up.

  • 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.

Kristen Seery, M.D.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Monica N.
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I had Kristen as my tutor for two years. She is very reliable, organized, and most importantly, patient. If I struggled with a certain subject or assignment, she knew how to break the subject matter down into a way that was easy for me to understand. Every time I met with her, she always had a smile on her face and was excited to see me. As a student, it is a great feeling to go into a tutoring session feeling comfortable and welcomed. I would definitley recommend Kristen as a tutor!

Heather Morton Tutoring
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Alli C.
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Love her, love her, love her! We couldn't be happier with Heather. She's been working with our daughter for months on SAT prep. Heather is a patient, kind,optimistic and encouraging person! Heather is so smart... she knows the SAT tests and how to calmly approach the problems. We highly recommend her!

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

Carissa L.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy C.
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My daughter found Carissa very helpful for SAT prep. She used her 4 times and found the time well spent.

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.

    Private Tutor
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Juan B.
    Verified review

    Her work quality is exceptional, we hired this tutor to help my daughter with some issues she was having with geometry in the 10th grade and we were very happy with the help she provided my daughter's grades improved soon after the tutor stepped in to help, she was always on time despite having to take the subway to us. My daughter was very impressed with her tutoring style and appreciated all the efforts the tutor put into it. We highly recommend her and would hire her in the future if needed!

    The Harvard Review- Boston
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 23 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Dimitri S.
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    Great help with my sat prep. Very knowledgeable and will see results.

    College Connections
    2.0
    from 1 review
    • 15 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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    I believe that what makes my tutoring, college application assistance, and career development services stand out is my ability to get to know my clients and their backgrounds, interests, and needs for assistance very quickly and very well. This ability of mine to zero in on a client and their particular educational or career situation and needs makes it possible for me to quickly revise a client's resume, find and suggest terrific options for them, whether that be the list of colleges that I believe they should consider applying to or the employers to which I recommend that they send their resume in search of their next job. In addition, I not only have strong interpersonal skills and can usually immediately connect with a client, but I am a good listener with excellent follow-up skills and a strong network of contacts that I readily call upon on behalf of my clients. I also was an A+ student during my entire K-12 education, & was Valedictorian of the Class of 1985 of Sacred Heart H.S. in Kingston, MA. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Cornell University & a Master of Education degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. In short, I can help both your chlld w/ their specific academic issues and/or their overall study skills so that they not only do better in school, but graduate and go onto college successfully, AND yourself with regard to updating your resume & assisting you with developing an effective strategy for job search or career change.

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    This is one of the first things customers see about your business. I love to help students in there subjects! I tutor all areas.

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    I will tutor and teach your child/youth and help them develop systems/strategies for organization and note-taking. I believe all children/youth can succeed if they are taught in a positive and respectful environment. I can help your child succeed!

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    Tutoring in Math and French, minimum time 4 hours a week. My business name is "Tte Tte". I am very experienced in MCAS/MATH preparation.

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    Hello! I would enjoy helping you meet your goals! I am a licensed teacher with a masters in reading. I have over 12 years of experience tutoring a range of learners with varying abilities. I have worked with English language learners too and love it! Please feel free to contact me. Thank you! Pia

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    We provide exceptional tutors for a wide range of academic subjects. Our rates are very reasonable, and we are certain that you will be satisfied with our instruction.

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    I tailor my teaching to individuals - no student is the same and hence no student has the same experience!

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    I'm an educator who has a passion to help kids succeed. Together, we won't give up. We will figure out a way to succeed.

    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.

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    Taunton, MA

    • Student grade level
      12th grade
    • Test type
      SAT1
    • Test sections
      Reading, Writing, Math
    • Test date
      Yes (please enter date in box) (October )
    • Session frequency
      Once a week
    • Day preference(s)
      Sunday
    • Time preference(s)
      Morning (9am-noon)
    • Details
      Looking for a tutus that can teach me the most effective ways to take the test
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