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  • 4 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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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

  • 4 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Amy S.
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I am so impressed my my son's tutor, Ezra Gouvea! He has been helping my son with Algebra 2 and we couldnt be more pleased!

Quantum Prep, LLC
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Elan R.
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I recently ran across a review about Quantum Prep and felt like I just had to share my tutoring story as well. I graduated from Lexington High School in Lexington Massachusetts. Lexington High School is a huge school. When I say huge, I mean I graduated with five hundred and eleven classmates. I was always proud to go to Lexington High, we were rated number 19 in 2014 by Newsweek in their “America’s Top Public Schools.” Luckily my class sizes were always small and it was not too hard to get help from the teacher. The first semester of my junior year I was taking five classes. I was looking into pre-med, so I took a lot of hard science classes that gave me at least two hours of homework a night. I also worked on the weekends, swam competitively, played in the jazz band and was active in my religious youth group. That year I was taking AP Chemistry as a challenge and knew I was going to have a tough time with it. My teacher, Mrs. Compton, was great! She explained everything really well and broke it down for the class. I just really couldn’t get everything in my notebook and in my head with enough time to move on to the next topic, so I’d lose information here and there, making it really hard to answer test questions. I got the first F in my entire academic career on the first quiz. I’m one of those people who expect a lot from themselves, and I expected A’s. I felt really bad about myself for the first two quizzes because I wasn’t coming even close to what I knew I could do. In addition, because I was spending so much time working on AP Chemistry, my other classes were suffering. And as a prospective pre-med student, I was afraid that because I challenged myself I wasn’t going to get into the colleges I wanted. That's when I called Quantum Prep for help. As soon as I had the first tutoring session I felt a little more reassured. We went over my quizzes and homework assignments and my tutor quickly picked up what I was missing and how to keep me focused. I felt much more confident walking into class every day. My tutor figured out how I best learn and we started laughing and making jokes as we did “stereochemistry”. Yes, he figured out within one session that I learn better with music playing in the background and even knew why! The real difference was that he didn’t just teach me material, he taught me how to learn for myself. It was a game-changer in how I approached school and learning in general. So while he was teaching me one class, I was using the learning techniques he taught me to improve my grades in all of my classes. He even patiently sat through temper tantrums and low points. So what happened after I called Quantum Prep? The next quiz I took, I got thirty points higher than the last. The first exam; I got a B+. I went on to graduate in a science heavy degree, and got into my first choice for college and graduated with a degree in Neuropsychology. I highly suggest using Quantum Prep for any kind of tutoring. I had such a wonderful experience and have used the lessons I learned from him in so many different aspects of my life, from studying at the university to job experiences. Thank you Quantum Prep!

Marcie Weinstein
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Thumbtack Customer
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Marcie is a professional and dedicated teacher. She brings many years of experience and value to her craft. Marcie holds a high standard of her self as a teacher, she's great with kids one on one and in a classroom setting. You cannot go wrong with hiring marcie as your tutor.

Tope Fadiran
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Joshua E.
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Tope has helped me edit several writing projects, both personal (cover letters) and professional (long articles). Her advice is always spot-on.

Solve by Skype Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Sam M.
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Clare has been my math tutor for a year. She has given me the confidence to not be afraid that I will fail at my tests and also help me understand my homework. Plus we have fun! She gives me other web sites that I use to practice math. I like that we can Skype because she can answer my calls whenever I need her help.

  • 3 years in business
Robert M.
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Sarah was a great help to our daughter who was under the gun to finish some essays for a high school application. In short order, Sarah helped her get "unblocked" and just write. Sarah's positive energy and approach helped our daughter to get out of her head. Sarah makes it fun; she gives feedback in a constructive and nurturing manner. I strongly recommend her services for your teen or tween that needs help writing for school assignments or applications.

Verbatim-Ink
5.0
from 1 review
  • 39 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
John C.
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Kind and caring. Asked questions to get to know you and pulled talents out of you. Resume was outstanding and she helped with interviewing. Creativity in writing is her talent and gift. Felt like family . Would recommend to anyone.

Hagan Creative Arts
5.0
from 1 review
  • 22 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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I am an award-winning writer, editor, and writing coach with 30 years of publishing experience. Over the years, I've worked with dozens of writers on projects ranging from DVD scripts to complete book projects. Whatever you've written, I can fix it or we can create something entirely new, crafted to meet your goals and reflecting your distinctive voice.

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I am an independent tutor. I, basically, work for myself. I spent many years tutoring for a company that cared more about the numbers of students that walked through the door, than helping the students achieve their goals,

  • 6 years in business
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My services include Chinese (Mandarin) language and cultural training/consulting, standardized test preparation and multi-subject tutoring and instruction. I am based out of Andover, MA and Nashua, NH, and am happy to travel to your home, place of business or other location for one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions.

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Coried, Elementary Certified K-6, Special Education Certified N-12 SEI Certified

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I am a licensed, energetic, knowledgeable teacher who is looking for opportunities to help students of all ages!

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I can usually understand my client's goals very quickly, and identify with them. Clients find it easy to communicate with me, and we can get on the "same page" right away and produce the best quality work.

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I give insightful personal attention to music and dance students seeking instruction. I work with carefully and kindly with those in need of remediation and updating of their math and English skills for school and/or work. I apply my knowledge of good grammar and my strong communicative skills to academic works seeking publication, in line with my own solid, ongoing publication record and that of my clients.

  • 3 years in business
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I work towards having the student understand that I am helping them succeed with their studies by taking the time to show them the value of preparing for working in a global society.

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Because I have mentored for years and have learned how to communicate with even the most frustrated of people. I have seen results in people that I would have never expected because of my tutoring!

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I hold two master's degrees in education. I specialize in reading, comprehension and writing. I have taught elementary and middle school and have successfully worked with hundreds of students in public school and privately.

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I am not a certified tutor. However, I am fluent in English, Spanish, Italian, French, and Russian. I also read and write Arabic.

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Because I love to write and review others' writing, I am well suited to work with you around writing. That can include overcoming blocks and getting essays ready for college submissions. Also, I revel in the wonders of the writing of others and find ways to making literature of all types accessible to readers. Finally, I can get people ready for standardized tests as well.

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