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Jeremy is an excellent teacher. My daughter has benefited in more ways than I can count because of Jeremy. She has become more organized and is learning an advanced curriculum in both math and writing. He is a dedicated teacher and always makes sure my child's learning comes first. Now, instead of arguing with her to study for exams, she does so without hesitation. He gives me a summary of every lesson and explains what my daughter has been learning and what she can improve on. Overall, Jeremy is a excellent role model and plays a pivotal role in my daughter's life. I won't hesitate to hire him again for my second daughter if needed.
My son has already benefited significantly working with his new math tutor. Sam has been very knowledgable, flexible, responsive, and patient. We look forward to our ongoing work with her!
RSK Tutoring was so much better than expected. I honestly told RSK that he should be raising his rates for how much work, honesty, and compassion I was getting through his emails and work ethic. I would easily hire him again for future needs. His credentials are spot on.
Nick is awesome! We are so glad we found someone who can help us with the daunting college application process for our junior. He is involved in all aspects of the process including: college selection, requirements, Naviance, essay writing, etc. We highly recommend him!
It is a pleasure to work with Dillon. He was hired to teach piano to my two sons. He is very knowledgeable and patient to be working with 2 boys in back to back with piano lessons. He has made the process very fun for my kids and they like working with him. Also, after their piano lessons, he works with them on their reading and math skills to keep them current and help with their weak areas.
Robert is a great Italian instructor! I have studied Italian previously, but it has been many years - he has been very patient with me as I struggle through it again. And, he is very flexible with scheduling, which I appreciate greatly due to my crazy schedule. I would recommend him highly as an Italian instructor! All classes are a great combination of conversation, grammar, and reading/translation.
I wanted to thank Mike LaPenna for the very nice editing on my articles and manuscript. This was very neat and right on time. When I was searching for someone to edit my work I checked with probably a half dozen programs on the Internet. When Mike LaPenna first contacted me through Facebook, I was fully impressed with his enthusiasm and diligence. I was truly surprised that Mikes price was less than most people I have contacted and much faster in service. I am happy that I made the decision to go with Mike and am now working on another book. Thank you kindly.
Eve has helped our High School Junior with SAT writing/reading and she did an amazing job.Our son gained confidence and felt prepared taking the test as Eve had spent time going through strategies and ensuring understanding which lead to a much improved score.Eve has a fun, engaging and motivated approach which she brings to every session. Highly recommend Eve!
Dr.V is an incredible French teacher. I really enjoy his teaching technique. I am confident that if I continue my lessons (2x a week) for an indefinite amount of time I will be fluent in reading, writing and conversation. I recommend Dr.V without reservation. I can't wait for my next lesson!!! Merci!!!
Michael is a very experienced teacher. We are developing a study plan for my teenage Chinese stepdaughter to master the English language. He spends hours preparing material for sessions with students that he tutors. He is patient and he understands the needs of non-English speaking Asian immigrants. He is truly a gentleman and shows great respect when he communicates with others, no matter what their age, race or nationality. Thank you, Michael, for all that you do.
John's strategies and guidance boosted my confidence and helped me remain calm while taking the SAT. When I was unsure about certain Reading and Math questions, John went out of his way to explain how to apply the strategies to solve harder problem
Spencer is very detailed with is tutoring ,trying to get the most possible outcome. Working together to understad properly the the material that Im studing.He realy means the benefit of his student As a one on one tutor he is the best.He puts in the maximum effort to help with the task wich is on hand.After being with him a period of time you feel you have gained more knowledge , in the subject your'e focusing on
Professor Nelson is very professional in teaching languages. She was very well prepared and organized, energetic and patient. I enjoyed the leasons with her a lot. It was really worth it. I would recomend to people who are willing to find a right language teacher.
Dan has made a world of difference helping our 16 yo prepare for the SAT. I highly recommend Dan for students struggling with test anxiety and/or reading comprehension. Our daughter’s reading scores increased significantly with his help. Dan is a patient teacher and great at test-taking strategy, but what we appreciated most was the confidence he gave her for test day.
Manika makes learning fun! My kids are staying ahead with her help. They really enjoy their time with her.
She has a very easy-going personality that works well with my son. His reading has gotten much better. He no longer struggles when writing his essays. Thanks to Marna he will be graduating middle school in a few weeks. Thanks Marna :)
This tutoring service was phenomenal. My understanding of Math and Reading SAT problems increased exponentially and would recommend this service to anyone who is trying to achieve a near perfect, if not perfect, score.
Excellent reading/math tutor. Experienced and engaging. My daughter really enjoyed working with Michelle.
I hired Robert after reading his tutoring philosophy. My son, a consistent high honor roll student, was struggling with 10th grade algebra 2/ trigonometry honors. After the second semester assessment said he was in danger of failing we knew he wasn't going to catch up on his own. I had no idea how to find a tutor and stumbled on Thumbtack. Robert's breadth of knowledge, not just trig, is quite remarkable. He is a gifted teacher. He quickly assessed my sons deficiencies and set out to bring him up to speed. Over the next several weeks, with weekly sessions, Robert would assign my son work and explain the topics in a way that that he finally started to get it. The next step in their relationship was that Robert convinced my son that if he put in the work he was capable of much more than just getting by. Robert has never tried to "sell" us more sessions, there were weeks where he felt he wasn't needed and we would skip those weeks. The end result was a 96 on the Regents. Quite a turnaround for a student who was failing in January and was hoping to just get a passing grade on the Regents. Won't hesitate to bring him back into our home for any future challenges my son may face.
Being an international student in Boston I had quite a few difficulties with English, and so I have reached Lauren to help me out with writing and editing. Lauren is an extraordinary academic writer who writes artistically and passionately on subjects that matter. Most importantly, as a tutor she creates a warm, comfortable and patient environment and has helped me tremendously as a professional with writing and editing applications and different essays. She is an exceptional teacher and person and I would whole-heartedly recommend working with her.
Mara is a talented and insightful teacher. During the time I worked with her, my tone and intonation improved considerably. She expanded my musical horizons and gave me essential tools I continue to use in my singing.