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Pflugerville ACT Tutors

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Ion Beam Press
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
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Cynthia S.
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Chuck worked with my raising 5th grader to review the past year and work on upcoming skills. He was great with her. Very patient and made it fun for her. She didn't hate tutoring the way she thought she would. He explained everything on her level and really helped her gain confidence in her math skills. We hope to continue with Chuck during the school year.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
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Mary R.
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My son needed help with math and when I started shopping around I found private tutors to be expensive which was discouraging until I found Planting Seeds Tutoring!!! We worked with Chris to set a clear goal path and we were matched with Hannah as our tutor. Planting Seeds aka Hannah has been a blessing to us. Hannah is incredible!! She has this ability to drag my son out of his teen mode and get him to interact and have fun while tutoring. Some days are harder than others but Hannah doesn't give up! Its only been a few months and my sons math grade has already improved at school. I highly recommend Planting Seeds Tutoring they will work with you to ensure you get the service you need. They are not just selling a product they actually care and want to help you accomplish your goals. Not only are they service friendly but also affordable. Chris has worked with my on every level to ensure nothing would get in the way of my son getting the help he needed. Hannah has been great and flexible with our crazy weekly schedules and is always wiling to accommodate us. I'm excited to see what Planting Seeds will help my son achieve. Thank you Chris & Hannah!!!

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Vikas Dawar
from 16 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Davika R.
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Vikas responded to my request for a tutor almost immediately, which was great, especially because I was doing a really heavy statistics class that went really really fast as a summer course! I really appreciated how much he was able to help me, and asked me to send any handouts and lectures so he could review the material and make sure he aligned with the course material before we would meet. His rates for tutoring were very reasonable compared with other tutors. He told me he knew that he could charge more but didn't because he wanted to help students, not just make money off them.

Arbor Tutors - Austin Area
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Pam W.
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Excellent SAT and ACT tutoring.

  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
R. M.
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Erica has been a very patient and knowledgeable tutor. We appreciate her very much! Wonderful person we're getting to know.

Love The SAT! Test Prep
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Moshe K.
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Went to multiple classes before coming to Christian for help. With fewer classes I learned more in Christian's tutoring sessions than I did in any class I took before.

The Mathmagician
from 1 review
    Valerie J.
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    Jonathan is an amazing math teacher. He can works with all ages from little ones to adults and make math make sense. I would definitely hire him for a math tutor.

    Math Tutoring
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thumbtack Customer
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    Math Tutor ia very passionate about her work and made learning math very easy!

    • 27 years in business
    Yvonne S.
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    Excellent experience with Temeshia. Her assistance helped my daughter gain more confidence and study smarter.

    Janet's Tutoring
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Leslie N.
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    My 4th grader is still new to being tutored, but so far he did MUCH better on his math test than he has this school year!

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Dylan L.
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    We teach math the way it makes sense to our students. Math section of Test Preparation: PSAT, SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE Basic Math Courses: Elementary to Algebra-I Advanced Math Courses: Geometry, Algebra-II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus Skill Improvement: Test Performance Tips, Effective Study habits, Presentation Skills

    • 9 years in business

    I can tutor math and science(mainly physics) to any student from elementary school up to high school. I have gained mastery on the subjects of math and physics from elementary level to college calculus level, and I am able to tutor/teach it to the younger generation. My students in the past have gone through my tutoring and have passed their respective subject(s) with flying colors.


    I provide tutoring service in Math 6 to 12 (algebra, Spanish and SAT). You will get results with one-on-one, undivided attention. Your education brightens your future!


    I improve each student's writing based on the weaknesses I evaluate. In any student's writing, I teach proper sentence and essay structure in conjunction with concise and effective word choice.


    College Nannies and Tutors (CNT) is the nation's most complete resource for customized nanny, professional babysitting and tutoring services. With strong and dedicated local ownership, CNT has been Building Stronger Families (R) nationwide since 2001 by providing role models from cradle to college. CNT of Cedar Park serves the Cedar Park, Leander, Georgetown and Round Rock area. We offer a complete set of customized tutoring solutions for college-bound students, including homework help, study skills, college prep as well as ACT and SAT test prep services. We also offer full-service child care services, including nanny placement (summer, full-time, part-time and after school), on-call nannies and professional babysitting.


    I provide a high quality tutoring service working with the latest digital technologies at a highly competitive price. Clients find my services outstanding not just for my experience level (3+ years, 300+ hours, college sophomore), but also in general. I think knowledge is the ultimate tool of empowerment. I enjoy giving clients that feeling of empowerment as they accomplish more in their academic journeys.


    I am an instructor for 38 years from elementary to adults. I also read/scored thousands of essays for a company. I can tutor ESL, beginning Spanish, and all GED subjects.


    SAT prep tutoring and small group classes are offered by an expert tutor and perfect scorer based on the research and textbooks of perfect-scoring SAT prep tutor and Austin local, Christian Heath. Love the SAT provides students in Austin, TX with SAT prep tutoring and small group classes in math, reading, writing, vocabulary and the essay!


    I offer academic tutoring in reading, test prep (verbal, reading and writing), study skills, ESL/GED, for struggling readers, people with dyslexia and learning disabilities. I offer tutoring services from K-12 to college students and adults. I provide special tutoring for athletic groups and individuals. One-on-one and small group tutoring are available. I have over 10 years of teaching experience. I am highly qualified and certified. I hold a master's degree in reading.


    I am a former Biology professor at UT with teaching awards and a stack of glowing reviews from students. I have an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in microbiology (specifically bacterial genetics). I have taught microbiology, molecular biology and genetics at the university level. I love teaching, and I love science. If you are looking for a tutor for high school level sciences or college-level biology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics or evolution, I'd love to work with you to help you understand and love your science class.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is ACT test prep?

    The ACT is a college entrance exam taken by students (typically in their junior year of high school) to determine admission eligibility and merit-based scholarship eligibility. The test may be taken as many times as desired and is not limited to high school juniors. Originally the acronym stood for American College Testing, but now ACT is the stand-alone name. ACT prep is a way for students to strategically prepare for test-taking. ACT prep helps students improve scores, practice taking the test, learn test-taking strategies, and improve material comprehension. Students can get help with ACT prep tutors in one-on-one sessions, via group tutoring lessons, in online self-study programs, or online with a tutor in video calls. The ACT test covers:

    • English
    • Science understanding and reasoning
    • Math
    • Reading
    • Writing essay (optional)

    How do you prepare for the ACT?

    The ACT is a universally accepted college readiness exam. There are multiple ways to prepare for the exam. One-on-one ACT prep tutoring is one of the most effective ways for students to ready themselves for the test. A tutor who specializes in ACT prep will coach the student on the type of material they can expect while also working specifically with topics that are more challenging for that particular student. Group tutoring sessions are a more cost-effective way to reap the benefits of an ACT prep instructor; a suggestion is to gather a group of four friends or classmates to share the cost. Professional tutors often recommend that test prep begin approximately three months prior to the exam. Cramming — unfortunately — doesn’t provide the same score results as consistent study, test-related homework, and practice exams do. Weekly two-hour learning sessions are what many pro tutors suggest for their college exam prep students. For top test-taking performance, tutors usually provide work throughout the week and the weekly session is used to cement knowledge and address weak areas. Math is a hard topic for most students, so plan accordingly.

    How long does the ACT take?

    Total time for the ACT is 2 hours and 55 minutes. If students elect to do the optional writing section, the ACT will be 3 hours and 35 minutes. The ACT college entrance exam has multiple sections. The students receive a set amount of time for each section, within which they complete as much of that category as possible before they must stop. For each timed section, there is a five-minute warning before time is up. There is a 10-minute break between the math and reading sections. When tutors coach students in ACT prep, they can provide timed runs to simulate the experience of taking the different subject matter tests. As part of ACT prep, it’s important to take the entire exam at least once as a practice run. Here is a breakdown of timing and number of questions for each section.

    • ACT English test: 45 minutes for 75 questions that test students’ understanding of standard English rules, production of writing, and vocabulary.
    • ACT mathematics test: 60 minutes for 60 questions that test students’ understanding of math skills up to the start of senior year of high school.  
    • Ten-minute break.
    • ACT reading test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ reading comprehension.
    • ACT science test: 35 minutes for 40 questions that measure students’ understanding and problem-solving skills in the realm of natural sciences.
    • ACT writing test: 40-minute written essay that will measure students' writing skills.


    How many questions are on the ACT test?

    There are 215 total questions on the ACT test. The ACT covers four academic areas and students have 175 minutes total to complete the test. For students who opt to take the ACT writing test, there will be a written essay (in addition to the standard ACT topics), which students will have 40 minutes to complete. For ACT prep, it’s wise to study the material that will be covered within each academic category and take practice tests to become comfortable with the format.

    The English test has 75 questions that must be completed within 45 minutes. The math test has 60 questions with a 60-minute time limit. The reading test has 40 questions and 35 minutes total. The science test has 40 questions that must be completed in 35 minutes. Tutors may recommend taking the test more than once as part of the ACT prep training, with the goal of improving your overall score each time. Official ACT recommendations urge students to answer each question on test day, even if it is a guess, as there is no penalty for guessing.

    What are the subjects on the ACT?

    English, mathematics, reading, and science are the four main subjects on the ACT. Writing is an optional subject students can select when they register to take the test. The subjects were determined as a way to test the sum total of knowledge and comprehension that the students have accumulated up until the start of their senior year of high school. ACT prep breaks down each subject of the ACT test so the student understands what type of questions they will encounter and to provide them with strategies for answering questions. Doing well on the ACT is not only about academic smarts. Learning the nuances of taking a standardized test can greatly improve a student’s test scores. On the ACT, each of the four subjects is broken into subsections to test the students’ understanding in that area. The official ACT website provides free online ACT prep tools for each section, including English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing.

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