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  • 552 hires on Thumbtack
Feroz P.
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I took GMAT tuition from Arbor Tutors. My tutor was excellent! He helped me to gain a solid grasp of the fundamental concepts to ace my test. The tuition was customized to focus on areas I needed help on. I will turn to Arbor Tutors the next time I need a tutor. I recommend them.

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Dan the GMAT Man
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I tried multiple tutors prior to meeting with Dan and must say that he is the best one around, hands down! He will show you shortcuts for all kinds of problems and help you understand the methodology for solving the hardest ones. He is always prepared and tries to accommodate your schedule. I was desperate with my Q34 after the first GMAT attempt and he helped me raise it to Q48. Thanks, Dan!

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  • 16 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hamid M.
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I needed some help with algebra in 8th grade. My parents had heard of Jeremy from a friend, so we got in touch and he started tutoring me. Jeremy is an excellent tutor. He helped me with my Algebra and all of my other subjects. He has a vast array of knowledge in all subjects ranging from Algebra to History. On top of that, Jeremy taught me what was important to focus on. He helped me prepare for the SAT and showed me how important it was. I went on to do excellent on it. This is what separates him from other tutors. He informs you of things that will be important in the future even when it has nothing to do with what you are learning in class. All the while, Jeremy is friendly and down to earth. It felt like a friend or family member was tutoring me. I truly couldn't give him high enough praise.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alex S.
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I started working with Kamil late in my college process. Many tutors doubted that I had enough time to prep and were only willing to work with me as a sort of "second hand client". With only two months left before my last possibly act during my senior year, Kamil and I worked day and night to achieve my goal score. Often meeting before and running after midnight only to see each other at six the next day, Kamil and I turned my test scores around to help me get into Cornell University. Kamil is kind, conscientious and committed. For him, standardized testing tutoring is a calling. He is his own brand.

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Take Note Lessons
4.5
from 28 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Morad A.
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I studied with James for my SATs. He has a very unique way of approaching the exam that my prior tutors did not offer. For example, he taught me how to analyze questions based on the way they are written. This was a great skill to have and made me much more confident about going into the test room.

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Charles Perkins
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lennie A.
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I first contacted Charles after sitting for my GMAT exam and being disappointed with my score. I thought I could do much better and after reading reviews of his tutoring work, I decided he would be best to help me improve my score. I was hoping Charles could show me where I was struggling because I felt I had a good handle on the material before each exam before. I purchased multiple GMAT tools from all the top courses, but apparently, I kept missing something. During my first session with Charles, he immediately knew how to solve each question efficiently, showing me multiple ways to arrive at the same answer. He also taught me mental math skills that saved me precious time in the difficult quant section. Charles was sincere in letting me know the amount of time and effort needed to score above 700. He planned out our sessions accordingly, making sure I mastered each topic before moving on. I appreciated how Charles set up our classes with short drill sets to test the concepts he taught me and if I continued to struggle with them, we would review until my understanding was concrete. After working with Charles three times a week for two months, I saw a 150 point increase in my official GMAT score. I would recommend Charles to anyone who plans on taking the GMAT or any other standardized exam.

The Harvard Review
4.1
from 27 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Lila B.
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I was able to achieve what I thought was not possible; a 780 on the GMAT. When I started my journey of struggling to perform well on the GMAT, I was scoring in the upper 500's. I finally bit the bullet and went to a well-known tutoring company that I had heard great things about. Unfortunately, they were unable to help me get my score up more than 20 points. So I went to another tutor that was highly recommended by my undergrad peers. This person went to an Ivy League school and was well liked by those who used his services. And, he did manage to bring my score up to a 640, but this was still well below what I was hoping to achieve. Finally, I did some research, and took a shot with Dr. Fikar. He knew my background and the various tutors I had worked with. He was confident that he could get my score into the mid 700 range, if he had my complete cooperation. I had every reason to doubt him, but, I decided instead to put my complete trust in him and his decades of expertise, and I'm so glad that I took that step of faith. He knew exactly how to sharpen my strengths and bolster my weaknesses, and, although I am by nature a type A personality who likes to have a certain structure and step by step plan in place, Dr. Fikar was much more talented than any spreadsheet of incremental goals that I had received from my previous tutors. I'm not trying to knock those that have a cookie cutter planned approach, I have just realized that in order to achieve a super high score, relying on structured lesson plans will never get you there. It was more of an art form with Dr. Fikar, as he combined his vast knowledge of the GMAT exam and his brilliant mind with unique and creative, out-of-the-box teaching methods and use of materials. He was not limited by a standard approach, but rather tuned into my specific needs on any given day, and helped bring me to a score that was frankly beyond my wildest dreams. Of course I gained admission into my top school choice, and the future is very bright for me now. I am so much more than appreciative, and plan on referring him to all of my friends and family members, when the time comes for them. His services are truly worth every penny that I spent.

Expert Tutoring
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ally A.
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My oldest of three children is 22 years old so I have been through my fair share of tutors. Lenore is the best tutor I have encountered. She really cares for her students and will go above and beyond to help them succeed. Needless to say, I would highly recommend Lenore.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Yashu K.
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Samantha is one of the best tutors I have ever worked with!!!! I made instant progress just after 1 session. Being pressed for time i only had about 4 sessions, but those 4 sessions helped boost my s.a.t reading and writing score to new limits. I am so thankful for the value I received and 1000000% reccomend Samantha to any 1 in search of a tutor!!

Jeffrey Miller
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Everette R.
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I am in the military, I work full time, and I travel a ton. I started using Target Test Prep after I had already gone through a popular in person 6-week course with another company and could not get above a 610 on the GMAT. A friend urged me to try Target Test Prep. Initially I was reluctant because I am not a big fan of computer based learning. Target Test Prep quickly changed my perspective on what can be gained through a computer based medium, and especially what can be accomplished online with the incredible tutor Target Test Prep has. I started Target Test Prep (TTP) on September 30th 2016 and started working with Jeff (the Tutor from TTP) a few weeks after that. By November 12th 2016 I scored a 650. This is when I started to get serious with TTP. Based on that improvement, Jeff encouraged me to have faith in the platform, follow the curriculum, and work with him. I took his advice and alongside the curriculum, I met with Jeff (on average) once a week until the end of December and scored a 710 on December 29th 2016. I know that if I continued to work with Jeff and use TTP, my score would likely go even higher, but a 710 was good enough for me and met the balance I needed between a good score and time invested. I am very grateful to Jeff and Scott for their excellent curriculum, and I am especially thankful to Jeff for the advising, encouragement, and incredible insight he provided me, and for the excellent instruction on how to solve GMAT problems efficiently and consistently. I would recommend TTP to friends, as I have already. A good friend of mine just bought TTP based on my recommendation and has started working with Jeff. A couple of our mutual friends are considering doing the same after seeing the success I had, as well as the momentum my friend is gaining already. If you are stuck on the GMAT or don't know where to start, this is the program for you! Thank you TTP for helping me put a swift end to this painful GMAT process!

Horace G.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Mayra G.
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I highly recommend Horace, he is an amazing tutor! Horace helped me improve my score from a 570 to a 710 after just a couple of weeks of tutoring sessions! He is very patient and strategic in his approach. He made sure to understand my testing strengths and weaknesses and tailored his approach to meet my needs. He was also very accessible and invested in my success - he spent several hours sitting through practice exams with me (via virtual sessions) so he could get a real sense of where I needed to improve and spent several hours reviewing both incorrect answers as well as correct answers that I could be answering more quickly or more efficiently. I can honestly say I would not have scored a 700+ score without Horace in my corner.

Elite PrepWorks
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Yuna D.
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My daughter has had two ACT sessions with Denny. He is patient and is completely understanding of her needs. Denny is not only well organized, patient and thorough, but he also goes beyond in providing lesson plans; he assigns her home work daily to help her avoid procrastination. Excellent tutor! Professional, well prepared! Extremely smart, but still very patient, positive and encouraging when someone doesn't understand a concept. Highly recommend him for ACT prep!!!!

Language by Lua
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Susan T.
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She is a very talented tutor, and I will continue working with her for the long run!

Apex Test Prep
4.2
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Lukas H.
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I came to Apex with a 45th percentile in the Quant and a tight deadline for improvement imposed by INSEAD. In just 8 days of preparation Apex helped me increase my Quant score all the way to the 70th percentile! I contacted many tutors but Apex stood out with its tailored, bigger picture approach towards the GMAT. Not only did I score what I needed to for INSEAD and LBS, but I feel more confident in myself and my abilities. They might cost more, but Apex is really worth the money!

GMAT/GRE Coach NYC
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Julia M.
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Extremely helpful and efficient!

Above Grade Level
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ibrahim E.
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Gail is awesome, and the tutors are excellent.

Totaltestprep
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kari S.
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I highly recommend working with Nick for GMAT prep. I first got in contact with him when I was ready for a second attempt at the official GMAT. I knew I needed a different approach to studying than what I had done the first time I took it. I found Nick through a GMAT tutoring website and I knew from the first time we did a virtual tutoring session that working with him was going to be a very worthwhile experience. Nick provided the individualized approach I was looking for by understanding the level I was at, focusing on my goals, working with my timeline and using that knowledge to build a curriculum that was specifically tailored to my needs. The instructional design of the weekly assignments is done in a very thoughtful and thorough manner. The way in which he continually asked me for feedback showed me that he was invested in ensuring that we were on our way to reaching my goals. His advice on studying methodologies and exam day tactics were also crucial to my success. Nick made himself very accessible for questions. He was flexible with my schedule for tutoring sessions and was 100% encouraging. With Nick’s tutoring, I raised my score by 100 points and received offers from all four top ranking MBA programs to which I applied! Acceptance into these programs would not have been possible if I hadn’t retaken the exam with his guidance and support. I am absolutely glad I worked with Nick.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chris B.
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AWESOME TUTOR. I had a very small window before taking my TASC exam. His ability to explain things in a matter that makes sense to all was KEY to my success. I scored a overall score of 2980 on my first try. Thank you Michael, I can now say I've finally completed one of my goals and it's all thanks to you.

  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ahmed Z.
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You know it’s a nightmare out there, looking for the right fit for your kids when you are searching for test prep tutors. I have twins going into the SATs and there are just so many bad teachers out there. I really had to ask Chelsea International a lot of questions when I came across them. I have to say, they blew me away. Not just with their professional nature, but also with their level of expertise, care, and true understanding of what it takes to bring out your child’s fullest potential. I would recommend this tutoring service to anyone. The kids have been working with them now for the last few months, and the difference in their work is amazing. I am really looking forward to seeing their scores after their SAT tests.

Tutoring by Jared
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Anna F.
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Jared is extremely patient in the learning process. I never feel embarrassed for not knowing the right answers, and I am more comfortable asking questions with him than with any other tutor I've had. My grades have improved a lot, and I feel more confident in class. He is also really flexible with his schedule.

RSB Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Zia W.
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James has been fantastic in helping our kids better understand and analyze what they read, as well as become more experienced essay writers. We would highly recommend him.

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