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Arbor Tutors - Lubbock Area
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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Arbor Tutors is the best tutoring company anywhere. We tried several other tutors before Arbor and found exactly what we are looking for here.

  • 4 years in business

Get tutoring from an over 98th percentile ACT scorer. My highest scores were math: 34, reading: 34, English: 31, and science: 31. The cost is $20 an hour, and the location is negotiable. You supply the test prep materials (two books found on Amazon for about $10 each). Get higher score or get your money back. I also do general math tutoring.


I am an excellent tennis player, state qualifier in all of my 4 years of high school and college scholarships. I also am fluent in the language of music and have a strong aptitude in jazz. I play trumpet, ukulele, some piano and some guitar. Then finally, I am a fantastic math tutor. I have taken many advanced math courses throughout my college experience.


My clients enjoy and get the most of their time with me.


I am a math tutor for elementary, middle, high school and college students. I started as a tutor at the learning and tutoring center in my school, Georgia Perimeter College, where I got my CRLA Tutor I certification. I am now doing it as a source of income, because it is what I love doing. I tutor in elementary mathematics, college math, Algebra I, Algebra II, trigonometry, calculus and geometry. I also help with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. I can also help online through webcams and online whiteboards. I offer 40% off if you mention Thumbtack.

  • 4 years in business

Our work at Infinite Resistance stands out because we do what is best by others, and we do so without giving up the spirit of determination that drives us as members of a global society. Infinite Resistance means never giving up, and we firmly believe and stand by that mantra.

  • 5 years in business

My students tell me that I am able to take " (insert subject here) language and put it into 'normal people language."


Over 250 students satisfied with private classes. Many return for other subjects.


I am a master educated advanced practice nurse here in Lubbock. I have a real passion for helping students who are struggling. I have my RN, CCRN and I'm certified as a nurse practitioner by ANCC and AANP. I'm licensed to practice here in Texas but I'm a stay at home mom and I take care of my parents. If you are struggling with nursing school or nursing prerequisites give me a call/text. I'd be happy to tutor one student or a group of students. I am familiar with the curriculum at Covenant, LCU, Texas Tech, and South Plains. I thoroughly enjoy the sciences and nursing, and would love to help any struggling student become a successful practicing, nurse. I can tutor you in A&P, microbiology, pharmacology, CCRN exam, and RN, BSN, and masters level nursing, classes.

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How do you study for the SAT?

Your SAT prep strategy can mean the difference between a great score and a mediocre score, as well as the difference between being accepted to or rejected by your school of choice. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is a college entrance exam that measures a student’s knowledge and understanding of what they have learned up to this point in school and what they need to succeed in college. In addition to arming students with the knowledge they need to excel in the math, reading and writing components of the test, SAT prep can help improve scores by teaching students crucial strategies for taking the test itself. Professional SAT prep tutors can work with students one-on-one or in group sessions. Typically, tutors recommend that students who are comfortable and caught up with their regular schooling begin SAT prep at least three months before the test. If you’re targeting an elite school, six months before the test is a good time to begin. Students who are behind in school are advised to start early to ensure they’re caught up and feeling confident in all the relevant subjects. Suggestions for long-term SAT prep include taking challenging high school courses, completing all homework assignments, preparing for class tests and quizzes, and participating in class by asking and answering questions. There are free SAT prep training tools online; for those who’d like a one-on-one tutor to take them to the next level, the national average rate is $70 per hour.

When should you start preparing for the SAT?

It’s never too early to start preparing for college entrance exams, but professional tutors recommend a baseline of at least three months before the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is the gold standard for college admissions, and SAT prep is important for doing well. Your child’s SAT scores will have a major effect on which colleges send acceptance letters. Professional tutors can work with your kids to coach them on how to take the SAT, as well as studying the actual academic content. Doing well on the SAT is as much about knowing the right test-taking strategies as about having a firm grasp of the subject matter.

To understand your student’s readiness for the SAT, they can take the pre-SAT (PSAT) starting in their sophomore year. SAT prep can be structured around the student’s PSAT scores, so tutors can address any challenges and weak subject areas. If your child has their sights set on an Ivy League or elite school, SAT prep with a tutor or study program should start at least six months before the test. Vocabulary is a key element of the student’s SAT preparation and success. The national average rate for SAT prep tutoring is $70 per hour.

What is in the SAT test?

As your child is preparing for the SAT, it’s helpful to know the specifics of the test. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is made up of three main categories and one optional essay. Students have a total of three hours to take the test, with an additional 50 minutes for the optional essay. In total, there are 154 questions. During SAT prep, it’s helpful to take timed practice exams to understand how you’ll do during the actual test. Here is a brief overview of each of the four categories:

  • Reading: 65 minutes with 52 questions. The Reading test measures command of evidence, words in context, analysis in history and social studies, and analysis in science.
  • Writing and Language: 35 minutes with 44 questions. The Writing and Language test covers the same topics as Reading, as well as expression of ideas and standard English conventions.
  • Math: 80 minutes with 58 questions. The Math test looks at the student’s understanding of algebra, problem-solving and data analysis, and advanced math in the context of fluency, conceptual understanding, and applications.
  • Essay (optional): 50 minutes with 1 essay. The essay will demonstrate the student’s competency with writing, analysis and reading.
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