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Arbor Tutors - Chicagoland
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia R.
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Arbor Tutors could accommodate the tutoring needs we had plus tutoring for the SAT/ACT. Also, their online model provides flexibility for my daughters complicated schedule.

Jeff Rosenberg
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie A.
Verified review

Very happy with Jeff - always on time and always flexible with his schedule. My daughter is being tutored for ACT but recently took the SAT and said that the things Jeff taught her were helpful there as well.

Thomas the Tutor
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine O.
Verified review

Thomas is a well prepared, intelligent, and personable tutor. He was able to quickly establish rapport with my daughter and dive into the challenging aspects of the ACT prep.

Byer Educational Consulting
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Conor W.
Verified review

We worked together for about 4 hours over 2 sessions to get myself ready for the GRE. We used a variety of materials, including websites, prep books, and lessons at my home to help get me prepared for all the sections of the exam. Throughout the lessons, Steve kept detailed notes on my performance to help track improvement and keep me updated on my progress. I have yet to take the test, but I have a much more solid idea of how to prepare for it, and he was able to handle all of the different scheduling challenges I had for prep. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Arbor Tutors - Wisconsin
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pam D.
Verified review

I wish I could give these guys 100 stars. Dan was extremely helpful. My son had a very low SAT score. Brian met with Dan a few hours every week.  His score jumped up over 400 points.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Krishnan C.
Verified review

Chaavi is an intuitive teacher. She not only teaches the subject for my son, she created the passion to write more. She is friendly and my daughter loves to go to her class. We definitely see academic improvements as well as interests for the subjects within our children.

  • 24 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Purvi R.
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Karin joined Insight Education only a few weeks before our SAT/ACT Test Prep Intensive Boot Camps were about to start. But she just came in took a test, excelled at it, got the curriculum and conquered the class! We really didn't have to worry about anything with her in the classroom. She would always be prepared with the daily class agenda and assignments and knew exactly what she wanted from her students on each class day- for a class as well as one-on-one tutoring. I don't think i ever remember her fumbling on a grammar concept or not being able to correctly explain anything related to SAT/ACT English to the students. The feedback we got from students and parents was phenomenal- they loved her pedagogy! Excellent score improvements across students on our weekly diagnostic tests.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
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My daughter received excellent score of 780(scale of 800) on New SAT-Math thanks to Mr. Patel's expertise. Her previous score was 610. We were struggling to find the teacher for New SAT. She is not fond of word problems and gets frustrated. But Mr. Patel was able to make concepts much simpler and easier to understand. We also signed up for his College Consulting Service, where his team of professional coaches work with us one on one at a fraction of the cost. We are very satisfied and definitely refer Mr. Patel to my friends and family. Thanks Mr. Patel for your support.

More Than SAT
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Laura A.
Verified review

I could not have been happier with the results from using More Than S.A.T. in preparation for the ACT. While my older children had used other prep courses for the ACT with satisfactory results, I decided to make a change for my youngest child. More Than S.A.T. had a more unique approach to studying for the ACT. More Than S.A.T’s academic coach was able to tailor a study program specific to my son’s strengths and weaknesses. What’s more, the consultant’s suggestions as to how to manage the test, while taking it, were very beneficial. The result: a 6 point increase. Thank you, More Than S.A.T.!

Private Tutor 1on1
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Sandy S.
Verified review

Look no further! Peter is an amazing tutor! Peter brought my 10th grade student's math grade from a D to an A in 2 weeks. My son just needed to see the material in a different way. Peter picked up on that fact immediately. It was truly something. I have always sensed Peter to be invested in the results and I am grateful for that. We currently use Peter for SAT tutoring. I cannot imagine anyone better suited for the task. Congrats to you for finding him; he's a gem.

Julia C.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Irina K.
Verified review

Julia tutored my son for about five years. We were very impressed by his improvement in math shortly after he became her student. Julia's tutoring not only helped him to excel in math inside the class, but it also helped him to excel in standardized tests such as SAT and ACT. I strongly recommend Julia not only for students who need help, but also for those who are doing good but still want to perform to the best to their potential.

Sarah Glazier Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Susan S.
Verified review

Highest recommendation! Sarah has worked with two of my boys on ACT/SAT prep and they both benefited greatly. She helped them build skills and confidence, which resulted in improved scores. Sarah is smart, creative, positive and very experienced; we also appreciated her willingness to work around busy schedules.

Wise-Prep
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Cheryl F.
    Verified review

    Charlie tutored my son for the ACT and did an exceptional job. He worked with him both on general test taking skills as well as the specific areas where he needed the most help. Charlie is great at working with boys who do not have the longest attention span, as well as those who may not feel they "need" tutoring. He really caters his tutoring style to what he believes will work best for that student. Charlie is also very flexible and was able to work in tutoring time around my son's other activities. After working with Charlie, my son felt much more confident in his ability to do well on the test and improved his scores significantly in all areas. We will be using him again for my daughter in a couple of years.

    Math & ACT Tutor
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 11 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Rosa R.
    Verified review

    John is like a family member to our family and has been tutoring my girls for about 6 years or so on subject courses as well as ACT prep sessions.. He started tutoring my oldest when she was in high school. Thanks to John's expertise teaching skills with his ACT prep tutoring sessions, my daughter's ACT test score jumped to 8 points from her pre-test score. My youngest daughter is now taking ACT prep sessions with John and gains more and more confidence after each session with John.. John possesses a positive and enthusiastic personality. He has a great rapport with my daughters and is articulate. John is always prepared for every tutoring session and is ready to teach with a smile. John is confident, knowledgeable and reliable. John has successfully demonstrated his awareness of different learning styles and has adequately adjusted assignments to meet my daughters' varied needs. Net, I highly recommend John without reservation!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I have prepared over 300 students for the ACT Test and my strategies have been published in an ACT Preparation book. The sessions will be tailored to the student's own learning style and are upbeat and fun. We work with actual questions from recent ACT tests, using the questions as a base to learn strategy, tricks, and academic concepts. Give me a call for more information. Thanks!

    About

    I am an experienced SAT and ACT prep tutor with a wide base of knowledge. I have a master's degree in international economics and have most recently worked as a research analyst for a large government agency.

    About

    I honor each individual in each of my classes by being there for him or her throughout the learning process, during class, between classes and after the sessions are over.

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    I am a college freshman who is looking to take on high school students for tutoring. I am primarily focused on ACT/SAT work. I am motivated to help your child succeed on these tests. I have been working with youth of all ages running workshops and one-on-one tutoring for four years previously.

    About

    I teach the following: * ESL/English as a Second Language - Improve accent, vocabulary, and conversation for children and adults. * K-12 Tutor - English, reading, writing, creative writing, vocabulary, science, history, social studies, geography, study skills, and humanities * ACT/SAT Test Prep - all English portions * Homeschool - Fine arts program for homeschool groups, theater, acting, folk dancing, and art history * Music Lessons - Voice, piano, and flute

    About

    As a former 2400-scorer and current Harvard student, I am well-qualified to teach optimal test-taking strategies. I try to provide a unique method of test preparation that both utilizes and complements more traditional methods of standardized test prep.

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    I teach math, chess, and SAT/ACT prep. My accomplishments are as follows: * I placed 3rd in the Illinois Math Competition in 2011 for juniors * I am a USCF Class A rank chess player * I have a 36 on the ACT and am a National Merit finalist

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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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