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Arbor Tutors - NC
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Tim R.
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Arbor Tutors is the best.

Cary Tutor
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Greg T.
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Laurel is a capable and experienced tutor. She is especially skilled in teaching children for whom English is a second language, or who may be having difficulty coming from a home where English is not spoken well. She is patient and has a great variety of materials that she draws upon depending on the student's need.

M Howard Hyde
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rhetta F.
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Howard was excellent help for my daughter. She has a learning disability and many extracurricular activities. My daughter said he was one of the best teachers she has ever had and wished he taught in her high school. He was patient. He never criticized her or made her feel inadequate. He just showed her what she did right and how to do better the next time. She gained confidence each week, and she started to look forward to tutoring and college applications. Also, we had to reschedule a few times because of her extracurricular activities and schedule changes, and it was never a problem; Howard was very accommodating. Britney’s score went from a 1030 to 1190 and she was able to apply to Appalachian State, her first-choice school. We will be contacting him next year for our son.

Troy Brengle, Math Tutor
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Susan W.
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Worked with my daughter most of her high school years and explained so much. Highly recommend. Calm, smart and good demeanor for tutoring. He is very approachable and easy to work with.

Apex Tutor Studio
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie F.
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Frank has been an exceptional tutor for my daughter in 8th grade. This year has been particularly difficult for her and I've recently learned , the majority of the class due to a less than stellar teacher unfortunately and Frank is keeping her on track and ready to move to 9th grade math. For students that struggle witht he subject, he is patient and explains things in their "language" making it easier to learn. I will continue to partner with Frank for my daughter's math education into the summer and I am sure she will meet the 9th grade curriculum with the foundation and confidence required to excel. Thanks Frank!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sean C.
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I love thumbtack so much I shared it with my daughter in college and she was able to find a Physics tutor in Wilmington NC. Literacy Connection has helped my son with his college admissions essays and we are all happy!!!

Luke Durney
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Todd M.
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Luke is professional, skilled, and relates well to teenagers, which is a challenge. We have hired tutors previously but have never been this satisfied.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Julie B.
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We just love Mrs Messinger! She has been tutoring our 3rd grade daughter this year and we couldn't be more thrilled with the results. Our daughter has a mild reading disorder, which has caused her to struggle at school. She started the school year reading below her grade level, but with the help of Mrs Messinger she is now right on track and has exceeded the goals her teachers had set for her. The positive feedback from her school and jump in reading levels has been phenomenal. From the the first time you meet Mrs Messinger, her love of learning and children is apparent. She has a genuine interest in your child and wants them to succeed as much as you do. She has made my daughter feel so smart and special! We feel very fortunate that our daughter has been able to work with her and would highly recommend her to anyone.

  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chip M.
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Our child has worked with Linda for approximately six months and has shown strong improvements in math. From the outset, she had our student work on organizational skills which complemented the tutoring sessions and led to greater understanding of the material being taught. She is very familiar with the Wake County Schools math curriculum. I highly recommend Linda.

Alicia Batista
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Susan F.
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We are so thankful to have Alicia as a tutor for our child. She has a great mix of skills and is a very effective and kind teacher.

Peter Shi Tutoring
3.5
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Luke Q.
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Peter set a very good foundation for my skills in Algebra, Geometry, and English. He was patient, kind, and able to effectively answer many of my questions. Would recommend him to any student.

JP Tutors
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn G.
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We will see if we can get our time schedules together to move forward with a great reading tudor for the summer! Nice lady!

ClubZ! In-Home Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Cecelia M.
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Club Z was exactly what we were looking for our son. Evan just graduated high school and is preparing to go to college this fall. He needed help with improving upon his writing skills so that he would be well prepared to handle the writing challenges in college. Becky was Evan's tutor and she did an excellent job in helping him achieve that goal. His writing skills have greatly improved as well as his confidence in his abilities. I would highly recommend Club Z for anyone looking for tutoring. Cecelia Mills, Durham N.C.

A Better Concept Tutor
5.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jenn E.
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Carole has been one of the most encouraging, insightful, knowledgeable tutors we have ever experienced working with. She has not only helped our daughter with the actual work, but has also taught her to learn how to stay organized, been a source of encouragement to our daughter and taught her the study skills my daughter needs before heading off to college next year. I would recommend her and have recommended her with great eagerness! She gets an A+ in our book!

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I have a very rich and diverse collection of experiences. Consequently, I can adapt to any student's circumstances and needs. From teaching 50 ESL children in a Chinese migrant school to tutoring a single mother in an American community college, I have helped a variety of students achieve their goals.

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I offer academic tutoring, coaching, and enrichment services for elementary students (grades 3 through 8). Developing the habits of an excellent student does not happen overnight, but is a gradual process of continually striving to be better. I am a certified elementary teacher in grades K through 6, with a master's degree in education and able to teach all core subjects related to mathematics, reading, writing, science, and social studies. My services include: * Student-centered tutoring in core subjects, either individually or small groups * Help students set learning goals * Help students understand how they learn best * Help students understand effective strategies to bring about results * Supplemental assistance with time management, organization, and study skills * Specialized to work with ADHD, ADD, gifted, or remedial needs

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I would love to tell you more about the work I do! Please contact me to discuss how I can help you with your project.

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I'm a college student with 14 years of music experience, including piano and drums. I am also providing math tutoring, and swimming lessons if requested.

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I'm a retired math teacher with advanced degrees in math and statistics. I know math and can teach it so that anyone can understand it. I offer private tutoring in math. I specialize in helping high school students improve their grades in math. Subjects include: - Algebra 1 and 2 - Geometry - Pre-Calculus - AP Calculus - Statistics I also specialize in helping health professionals who need help with a required introductory statistics or biostatistics class. I tutor only at a public location in the Wake Forest-Wakefield area of North Carolina.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I work from home and have a B.S. in Mathematics - I use skype and internet for services. I enjoy different types of math and try to make it fun for student.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I enjoy helping others to better understand troublesome topics and working cooperatively to improve their skills, so that they're equipped to solve complex problems on their own. I'm patient, yet excited, when it comes to tutoring and guiding students through the self-learning process. I love witnessing the rewarding "Ah-ha!" moment of clarity! I can help you master the basics of your class of choice and improve your confidence in approaching new and complex problems, all the while having an enjoyable time. My cheerful, warm, friendly attitude and my ability to empathize with others and gauge their comprehension are important factors in striving to be an effective tutor and role model. My rate is $20/hr for the first hour of a week and then $15/hr for any additional hours that week. I care about your comfort and convenience and am flexible with day, time, and location. If you're interested, please contact me. Thank you, and good luck. I look forward to working with you!

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