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Duncanville Academic Tutors

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  • 12 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert G.
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I first engaged Dr. Lee Enright for tutoring for the GRE's math section. I had been out of school for 20 years and needed a lot of refreshing. He was very great working with me and not making me feel subconscious about my deficiencies. I have made a lot of progress and feel better about the outcome of the test ahead of me. While working with Lee, I engaged Nancy Enright to look over my resume as I needed one for school and for future employment opportunities. She listened to my work history and my goals and it was a truly collaborative exchange. The final product was a Resume that shows me as the most qualified candidate for both graduate school and future employment. I am very satisfied with their help in my new journey. Thank you.

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa F.
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Can't say enough good things about Gary and his program! My son had taken the ACT test multiple times with no real change in his score. We decided kind of last minute to try Socrates tutoring. After only 3 weeks of tutoring, my son raised his score by 5 points! A true testament to this program! Thank you, Gary and Pam!

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Fluency Corp
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Logan K.
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Let me preface this all by saying my goal for learning a language is to attain mastery such that I can communicate in all aspects of reading, writing, speaking, listening to a level that is comparable of a native speaker (with reasonable exceptions of course). Previously I had attended several in person learning institutions like a community college, a university, and private in-person tutoring to help me get to an intermediate level. So, in researching other alternatives I was hesitant to pursue telecommuted lessons as I was worried there would be aspects that are not adequately or as easily achieved via in-person teaching. Fluency Corp is a fantastic organization that has ameliorated all of these concerns and done so in an exceptional fashion! The teacher I was paired with is incredibly intelligent, very facilitating, and creates graded work that is at my specific learning level. Additionally any issues we encounter in learning is emphasized in future lessons so that I can hammer out the issues I was experiencing. I purchased 100 hours of education and have been thoroughly please with the experience. So much so that I'm actively looking to see if I can help my spouse participate in this process. I would absolutely recommend it to a friend or family member, and even strangers. The only negative concern I have is that "Fluency Corp" sounds like an evil corporation from a movie. It absolutely is not evil, and is a fantastic organization, however the name just has that kind of feeling to me :)

  • 13 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Becca M.
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The quality of the tutoring was top notch that is why we bought a few too many tutoring sessions but they immediately refunded us a couple of hours promptly, with no questions asked. I was very impressed with the service I received. I would not hesitate to recommend Arbor Tutors to all of my friends and family.

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Tutorial Services
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Great tutor : )

Math and Science Tutoring
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Richard D.
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Keith is a very helpful and knowledgeable math and science tutor. What makes him such a great tutor is his diverse skill set for all types of math but for the sciences as well. Not only did he improve my math a science skills, but he also helped me and my sister, whom he was also tutoring. Make more informed decisions on our future career and choose which school was the best for us. He not only is a great tutor but he grew to also become a great friend. Highly recommend him for anyone in high school or college that need help in any math or science class.

Tutor Revolution® LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Adam G.
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Tutor Revolution was able to help me in statistics for one of my UTA classes. My tutor genuinely cared about helping me understand and fully learn the subject matter I was struggling with. He was very patient and organized. I would highly recommend Tutor Revolution as I will continue to utilize their math tutors. -Adam, Arlington, TX

Test Maven
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Somelea N.
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Amos tutored me for several weeks leading up to taking the GRE. He was always punctual and very flexible if I had to reschedule due to work conflicts. He's a very patient teacher and really takes the time to break down the concept, slowly building your knowledge until you're able to do the problems. I recommend hiring Amos for GRE tutoring!

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn J.
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Mrs Melanie White is a great tutor I will give her a grade of 100. When I went to her my life changed I was taught me a different way to learn. Mrs White change my life I was about to quit and she stopped me from doing that. I started passing test and pass my final tests. She a great tutor. I can tell the world! I was a student @ PCI She is excellent!!!!!

A For Exams
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Maria S.
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Best tutor we've ever had!! sandeep is the best tutor my kids have ever had. we've tried a few different tutors for my kids grades 5, 7, and 11. sandeep helps all of them excellently. he prepares each one of my kids for their classes & exams according to their needs. my 5th grade daughter was struggling in writing and math. sandeep works with her. she loves english and math now. same with my son. our 11th grader scored well in his PSAT thanks to sandeep and he is now getting ready to take his SAT. sandeep also helps him with chemistry and precalculus. he is the best fit for our kids.

Mega Learning with a Twist
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah S.
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Deborah has been tutoring both of my grandchildren and both have excelled in school with her help. The kids (8 & 10) love working with her. Their progess has been amazing. I would highly recommend Deborah as we continue to use her on a weekly basis. It has been a pleasure watching the growth she has initiated with our kiddos. Thank you Deborah

Arbor Tutors- Fort Worth
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Caleb A.
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They have very efficient communication and a structured process for tutoring.

Drenie's Math Hub
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Yeraldi M.
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I’ve had good tutors, but Audrene has been without a doubt the best. She’d easily catch my mistakes in precal and would then explain to me step by step where I’d went wrong . She isn’t intimidating like some tutors, in fact, she’s welcoming and patient and very very very resourceful. Would recommend to anyone and everyone!

  • 12 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Beverly P.
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Lee is friendly, flexible and always encouraging. My son enjoys going to him for tutoring.

  • 3 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
RICK W.
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To review now is a bit early. We have only done the initial consultation and tutoring will start next week. I was impressed with Monique who came to my house to visit with my daughter and I. Looking forward to a successful relationship.

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Meagan T.
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Club Z is a great one on one tutoring program! The tutors take the time to get to know the students and listen to the struggles they are having at school. The children learn how to study properly & improve their academic performance. Club Z is a great place to be!

AMS Academic Solutions
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sophia T.
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AMS Academic Solutions has captivated our son’s interest and built his confidence in math. He has shown considerable improvement and mastery of math concepts. As a result, his grades have improved. The online tutoring option is so easy and convenient. We will continue to use AMS Academic Solutions and would highly recommend her to any student struggling in math.

Victorious Tutoring
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ana C.
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Great Tutor, Knows her craft and she knows how to make it fun and engaging for the students. She encouraged and motivated my non motivated student that didn't like school and performed poorly. Under her tutelage he became an excited learner and performed well in his classes. I highly recommend this tutor.

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Genevieve N.
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I’ve used Club Z Tutoring Plano for 5 years for both my children. I’ve had amazing tutors who’ve always been the best fit for my kids and definitely helped their grades & confidence improve. I’m so happy I found Club Z Plano and highly recommend this business & the owner, Trish, to anyone searching for a great In-Home Tutoring service for their kids,

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley C.
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Honestly can say this is one of the best tutoring & test prep companies I have come across. They are cost effective and create unique lesson plans for my kids. The owner, (Chris) assigned my kids to a great tutor (Michelle) who did an excellent job of assessing where my children were at in their academics and then creating a curriculum that centered around their weaknesses. After a few months, I have seen a noticeable improvement in their academics, confidence and attitude towards reading & writing. Thank you PST, you guys rock!

Math Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tara C.
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Great job.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you find a good math tutor?

Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

How much do math tutors cost?

Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

How much do Spanish tutors charge?

Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

How much does home tutoring cost?

Investing in home tutoring is an investment in your child’s future. Home tutors work one on one with your child to address their challenge areas and provide room for intellectual growth that may not happen in a busy classroom. The cost of home tutors depends on multiple factors including where you live, the tutor’s background and education, the subject matter, and how often the tutor comes. Test prep home tutoring is typically more expensive than single-subject tutoring. Here are some examples of average tutoring costs:

  • National average cost for an algebra home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a French home tutor: $30-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a geometry home tutor: $50-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for a math home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for an SAT home tutor: $70 per hour.
  • National average cost for an ACT home tutor: $70-$100 per hour.
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