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  • 552 hires on Thumbtack
Nick B.
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I enlisted the help of Arbor Tutors to help me with test prep for grad school. Oh man! I am SUPER happy I did that. The tutoring manager walked me through the whole process and set me up with TWO tutors. They also said I could change tutors at any time, but I didn't need to. I was accepted into all of my top choices (Columbia, Penn, Cornell and Duke). I used the application services also (they reviewed my essays).

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  • 16 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Oliver K.
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Jeremy is an excellent teacher and can help you improve in any subject! He is fantastic with test prep such as the Algebra Regents where I scored over a 90 and with final exams. He also helped me with all of my study skills which has made a big difference with my time management. He simplifies everything, makes our lessons fun, and creates a plan for each week. I highly recommend using Jeremy to help you with all areas of your academic and test prep work!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
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Nancy M.
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Kamil is a fantastic tutor. We hired him for ACT math prep. We will know for sure in a few weeks, but based on her practice test scores she has gained a lot of points since her last ACT. We would definitely recommend him to anyone. He has a really nice manner and my daughter felt very comfortable working with him.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Rosa D.
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Justus tutored my son whom was satisfied with his time and service. My son learned something new each time they met. Every time we went for tutoring I question my son how did it go ?He was actually amazed on learning something new every time they met. My son attends a private High School in Oradell and his expectation and goal is to score high in his SAT's. With Justus assistance we feel that he did better having Justus tutor him than not having him at all. My son took the test last week and once he was done he said mom it was hard. But, I feel confident he also said mom there was some things Justus said/taught me that appeared and made me say wow this is the answer. Thank you Justus. I will follow up with the results.

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Take Note Lessons
4.6
from 28 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Sheri S.
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I have only the highest praise for Jim DelGenio, in every possible way. We have had a longtime tutor working with my son, but test prep is not her specialty. We were referred to Jim through an acquaintance, and I’m so grateful that we had him in our corner. Simply put, Jim is a fabulous tutor. He very quickly assessed Conor’s working and learning style, and adapted his sessions accordingly. He spent quite some time chatting with us at the beginning of our time together, to understand our goals and work toward them. Our experience with Jim felt the total opposite of a “package”, but rather a customized strategy based on Conor’s strengths/weaknesses and our goals. Jim has a broad range of knowledge of not only the testing process, but also navigating the waters of college applications. He was a wealth of information that informed much of how we proceeded with the various schools Conor was considering. Jim gave “homework” that was apropos to the subject matter they were covering, but was mindful about weeks where Conor’s schoolwork was overwhelming – we all appreciated that! And personally, Jim was a pleasure to work with. Always on time. Always responsive to e-mails and phone calls. And an all around nice guy too! But the best “testimony” I could give is from Conor himself. I asked him if he attributed his great success in his SAT scores to his work with Jim. His reply? “Absolutely.”

The Harvard Review
4.4
from 27 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Devon K.
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I could not say enough good things about Dr. Fikar. He is the reason, for the first time in my entire life, I did well on a standardized test. I had used other large test prep companies to prep for the GMAT and none of them could help me beat a 650 until. Dr. Fikar's knowledge of the test and study materials are unparalleled. I could not highly recommend someone more. Thank you for everything Dr. Fikar!

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Aron Gleyzer
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Jim D.
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Aron is very knowledgeable about ACT/SAT math prep. He explained everything very well, and was also very easy to work with in setting up the appointment.

RSK Tutoring
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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Wonderful experience working with this company. They connect me with competent tutors and they always respond to my inquiries immediately.

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Ethan Nam
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeffrey W.
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Ethan was a key factor in helping me achieve a 35 on the ACT. His guidance is impeccable, acting in the best interest of the student; when I struggled to improve my SAT score, he made the decisive choice to change our preparation path to toward the ACT. The change was essential to achieving the high score that I wanted. Although I was never a humanities-oriented person, he also helped to improve my human skills which in turn boosted my scores. My reading and English scores skyrocketed after he helped me these more abstract sections with logic and reasoning. I recommend Ethan to anyone who is looking to improve their scores; his knowledge and poise are unmatched.

Lyceum Tutoring
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Alexa R.
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Mr. Parez was my tutor in high school for about a year to help me prepare for the SAT exam. The tutoring sessions were very convenient because they were done over Skype. Having the tutoring sessions done over Skype cut out time/money that would have been put into travel. Mr. Parez was always accommodating when it came to scheduling my tutoring sessions around my busy schedule. Mr. Parez had me take a preliminary SAT exam to see the areas of the exam I excelled in and which areas I struggled with. He helped me improve significantly in the areas I struggled in through various personalized lessons and homework assignments. Mr. Parez helped me to raise my score significantly. I believe that achieving a higher score on the SAT exam made me a stronger College applicant and helped me to get into 7 out of 7 Colleges that I applied to, including my top choice, of which I am now in attendance. I highly recommend Mr. Parez for any of you tutoring needs.

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Math Tutoring with Kim
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Tia D.
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Kim tudored my son for the SAT. She was easy to work with; reliable, great communicator, friendly and very knowledgeable about the Math portion of the test. My son learned a lot and his test scores improved! I highly recommend Kim!

  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Emilia C.
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My son is in 10th grade and a bright boy. However, with the ACT tests coming up we wanted him to reach his full potential. By using the Chelsea International test prep tutoring service, my son has excelled so much. He is now prepped to go to Stanford, and this is after only doing 6 short weeks of tutoring with Dr. Michelle. Her patience, understanding and encouragement, has driven my son to reach the greatest heights. He scored 35/36. I am so impressed and so thankful for the professional service of Chelsea International Schooling at Home.

Score Evolution
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Anne G.
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Justin has been tutoring my son for the ACT's. His help has been invaluable. Not only has he mentored him in the exam process, but he has helped him with application essays for summer college programs which proved to be very successful. My son was excepted into both the Harvard Summer College as well as the Steven Institute Summer Pre-College program. Justin was extremely helpful in the process.

ExecutiveMind.net
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cartez H.
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SAT is NO joke! Katya is a laser-focused tutor and helped me get a HIGH score. She actually takes SAT and ACT tests herself and always scores in the 99th percentile. I don’t know any other tutors that do that. She is very smart, but also very cool. We saw each other twice a week for about 5 months before my test. It made a difference of almost 300 points! Use her!!!

Robert Colpitts Tutoring
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lori G.
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My son received ACT prep services from Robert. Robert spoke to my son respectfully, was clear with all explanations and worked at my son's pace. Robert's approach to ACT test prep helped my son learn how to successfully master the exam.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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JASON L.
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Blakely Slater is a wonderful tutor and has worked with our daughter beautifully for ACT prep. Blakely has excellent assessment skills and was able to pinpoint areas needed for her to focus on for improvement. Our daughter speaks glowingly of her interactions with Blakely. We highly recommend her. She is terrific!

Horace Grant
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Dorothy L.
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Horace has good intuition on how to motivate a student, which is a rare asset in the test prep world.

  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Lori M.
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I worked with one of the tutors for a graduate statistics course last semester. I was so pleased with the results I continue to use them for my second graduate Stats course this semester. The tutor is very knowledgeable & using this service boosts my confidence for the course.

Robert Klein
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rei Y.
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I contacted Robert after being impressed by his tutoring philosophy. Having only a few months of being tutored by him, the end result was getting to the 98th percentile from the 93 percentile for me. Robert is one of the most patient tutors I have ever had (I have received tutoring since 8th grade), and he explains everything clearly. Follow his logic and do not be afraid to ask any questions about anything. He is an expert on the whole organization of test prep, and he will provide you with the most useful websites for additional test prep. In addition, he is knowledgeable about other subjects as well, which is why I continue to seek his help with my issues in college such as time management and study skills. While working with Robert on the ACT we spoke about other areas of my education as well as my college plans. I came to realize that Robert took a sincere interest in my overall well-being, and consistently made suggestions that invaluable to me on many fronts. Within a few weeks I began to call upon him to help me with my educational plan and college applications. Together, we developed strategies to strengthen my application and Robert helped me to develop my college essays. We went through the trials and tribulations of the college application process, and every step of the way Robert was there to help guide me. Even today, as a freshman at an Ivy League university Robert was there to help me with course selection in addition to many of the challenges an incoming student faces on a college campus. One thing that struck me the most is his ability to understand people, especially how one person responds to different situations. This is important because he is able to understand what is exactly preventing someone from achieving the best of their ability. For example, there was a specific component that I was struggling with my coursework, and he helped me overcome that problem after identifying a specific study limitation that I did not know I had. Over time, he has become a mentor for me. Truly you will be very lucky to have Robert as a tutor because he goes above and beyond for you, and young adults need someone to guide them through difficult times.

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Grayum Vickers Tutoring

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I offer top-quality tutoring in the following categories for middle, high school, and undergraduate levels: - Physics - Earth science - General science - Algebra - Calculus I and II - Trigonometry - Geometry - Writing - SAT prep - Regents prep I am a Brooklyn-based high school teacher and tutor with a science and education background looking for dedicated students in need of counseling and experienced academic guidance. I am committed to ensuring academic excellence in my students and pushing them to achieve their full potential as students and people. I am willing to travel within New York City to meet with students, or it can be via Skype. I have listed my resume below: Related experience: New York City Department of Education, Teaching Fellow, New York, NY Science Teacher, June 2012-Present • Write curriculum for Regents Earth Science, Meteorology, and Environmental Science courses • Differentiate lesson material for 120 students in grades 9-12 • Tutor students after school for test preparation Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL Graduate Research Assistant, 2010-2012 • Developed a new metric for identifying and defining severe tornado alleys • Spatially and temporally compared synoptic-scale data for tornadic indicators using reanalysis data for statistical significance • Compiled data sets with State Climatologist and faculty in climatological research projects • Created a unique global data set for severe (EF3 and greater) tornadoes 1979-present • Computed programs to create images and figures for papers and presentations Education: Pace University, New York, NY Master of Science in Education • Expected Graduation Date: May 2014 • Focus: Teaching Urban Adolescents in Earth Science (Grades 7-12) Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Master of Science in Meteorology • Graduated: December 2012 • Major Professors: Dr. R. Hart., Dr. E. Chassignet. • Research Topic: An Ingredients-Based Examination of Regional Tornado Maxima Bachelor of Science in Meteorology • Graduated: May 2010 • Minor: Slavic Studies Awards/conferences/publications: "An Ingredients-Based Examination of Regional Severe Tornado Alleys in the U.S." – June 2012 • Master's Thesis: Grayum Vickers and R. Hart and E. Chassignet. Florida State University American Meteorological Society Conference – New Orleans, LA; January 2012 • Poster: Where Does the 26-27 April 2011 Outbreak Fit within a Regional Climatology of Severe Tornado Outbreaks? European Conference on Severe Storms – Palma Mallorca, Spain; October 2011 • Poster: Comparison of Regional Severe Tornado Maxima American Meteorological Society Conference – Seattle, WA; January 2011 • Talk: Comparing Characteristics of Regional Tornado Alleys Worldwide National Merit Scholar 2005 Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar 2006-2010 • Awarded to students with exceptional academic performance in high school Florida State University Scholarship for Freshman 2006-2010 • Awarded to incoming freshman with exceptional academic and extra-curricular records International Baccalaureate Diploma 2006 Other experience: • Programming in Unix, Fortran, Matlab, GRaDS, and R • Adept in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power-Point, and ProTools • Conversational Spanish • Played music and wrote songs for internationally touring rock band with audiences exceeding 1000 • Plays guitar, drums, bass, saxophone, and harmonica • Former rowing team captain at Hillsborough High School • Eagle Scout

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