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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Pre-Med from Harvard University
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Simeon S.

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Studying is serious business. We will write essays. We will analyze passages. We will laugh in the face of all that is boring about standardized tests.

Ultimately, my paradigm as a teacher will be to make myself progressively unnecessary.

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 res

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.
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Tim K.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 1989
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Tim K.

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I scored in the 96th percentile on the SAT. When I was an undergraduate at Trinity University, I was exempt from taking the required English courses due to my high SAT scores in reading and writing.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performe

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Dave
Just finished my third lesson. Tim’s doing a great job working with me and providing great lessons.
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Junia M.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Central Florida
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Junia M.

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SAT Math: Complete SAT Math Prep Course

Getting the score you want on the Math SAT might be difficult for some students, but preparing for it ahead of time is the key.
After many years of mathematic teaching experience, I can teach students on SAT Math at a greater level of understanding. I have practiced hundreds of SAT problems and narrowed them down to the most common problems and the easiest way to solve them. My students have improved their scores after tutoring with me, and I am ready to share my techniques with you. My teaching techniques can tailor to your learning style, providing you with proven strategies, step-by-step instructions. Register today and schedule your first lesson.

About Junia

My name is Junia and I'm highly motivated and enthusiastic with outstanding teaching experience. Able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons that will help you learn in a fun environment. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate, proficient in a plethora of teaching expertise, possess an excellen

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Henry Z.
Junia is so wonderful! My son is loving his French lessons with her. Junia is very kind and supportive and an extremely talented teacher. We can't wait for the next lesson!
Luci R.
My daughter really enjoyed her lesson and definitely feels more confident to take her math test. She has already wanted to book another lesson. I am so happy to have found someone who can help.
Jennifer N.
Junia eased my Anxiety about Math,after I shared my past Experiences on the Subject. She is Calm, Patient,,and takes you step by step,talking and walking you through any mistakes. I am looking forward to more Classes with her!
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Sara G.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA TESOL from University of Central Florida
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Sara G.

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I have earned my BA and an MA in education which allows me a deeper understanding of not only how to teach, but how to learn. I want to pass on this knowledge to you or your child. I have spent my life developing good study skills and have used them successfully at all levels of my education as an international baccalaureate and AP student and as an undergraduate and graduate student. I have also taught international students the skills necessary to succeed in a college environment in English for academic preparedness classes which not only teach the language but the culture of the university.

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About Sara

A university English teacher right in your living room! I am a lifelong language learner who wants to help others express themselves effectively in English. A little about me: - I have a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language - I have online and on the ground teaching experie

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Delores
Sara is by far one of the best teachers we have had for our son. She is knowledgeable and worked with us to meet the specific needs of our son. Our son has had a great learning time with her so far. She's phenomenal!
Shannon M.
Because my daughter had difficulty with reading in school, her reading Comprehension was not good, so we found Sara to be my daughter’s reading teacher after school. We made a reading plan for my daughter with Sara together , Sara is very patient and understanding. My daughter said she is very nice and funny in the class, and she likes Sara very much! After Sara taught my daughter reading, my daughter’s reading grade became A in school ! Sara, thanks so much for your teaching!
Kumara
My daughter loves her classes with Sarah. She is a great teacher who comes well prepared!
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Albert E.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Thread at Yale Program: Storytelling in Modern Media from Yale University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University
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Albert E.

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Need help preparing for the math section of the SAT?

With over 5 years of 1:1 tutoring experience, I have been helping others ace the math section of the SAT by tailoring to each student's individual needs and providing best testing practices that can help them answer the unique problem sets the SAT has.

I can help prepare students for either SAT I or II.

About Albert

Hi! My name is Albert and I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University, so I know what it takes to build strong math skills. I am also a veteran Surface Warfare Officer from the United States Navy, which means that from navigating warships, I have gained a dee

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Lucas
Albert is willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific exam goals. He is very knowledgeable and accommodating.
Matt
Albert did a great job working with my high school son. Despite his quiet demeanor, after the very first lesson, he mapped the most efficient plan to get my son help, asking questions that were straight to the point. Ever since, he won’t allow my son to digress from that path set, and it has seen phenomenal results!
Marwan S.
Albert is a great Algebra tutor. He's clear, thorough, and breaks the concepts down into smaller, easier to grasp chunks. Highly recommend!
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Steve S.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English
  • M.S., Education from Florida State University
  • Teaches High School, College
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Steve S.

44 Reviews
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I have an advanced degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.

About Steve

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have an undergraduate degree in English with a concentration on writing, and a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. I

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maria
Excellent teacher!
Akihiko O.
He teaches not only English pronunciation, grammar, expression and skill but he also teaches me American history, culture and background of them. I can learn a lot from him.
Vilma S.
Steve is excellent teacher

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The average cost of 60-minute SAT lessons in El Cerrito is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $120 per hour.
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"My son was scheduled for the end of the school year Regents Algebra 1 the next day after we hired Chris on this platform. Chris was an excellent tutor and very experienced. He did the handholding patiently and helped my son gain new insights to problem solving. I highly recommend Chris and plan on using his services for my son's next school year more regularly!"
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Took SAT lessons from Christopher A.
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"I hired Matt based on positive reviews. What a great choice! My daughter had taken the SAT 3 times before contacting Matt. She was 30 points away from qualifying for a  substantial scholarship. With only one more chance and 3 weeks to prepare, I decided  to give Matt a chance. He was very professional, punctual, and made my daughter feel at ease. He provided study materials and gave very helpful instructions and tips. Her  score went up an unbelievable 60 points in 3 weeks! She was able to get the scholarship and is set to start college in 3 weeks. I would recommend him to anyone  and will definitely use him again."
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Took SAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Matt really helped me improve both my SAT and my AC T test scores. His explanations were clear and I thought that I learned quite a lot when I had him as a tutor."
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Took SAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"He helped me a lot and patiently made sure I understood everything. The best math teacher you will ever have."
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Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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Mena did a great job. My son took an SAT test before and after Patrick's tutoring and showed a noticeable improvement, using several specific tips and insights Mena taught him."
Samy
Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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"With a few painless lessons, Chris was able to raise my son's ACT scores significantly. Most impressively, he taught him a few easy strategies for the reading section, which had been his weakest area, which resulted in a 34 on that section. We were very pleased - it was time and money well spent."
Naree
Took SAT lessons from Christopher A.
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"Mena was wonderful! He really pushed my brother to work hard. He provided really helpful and informative packets that my brother is continuing to use. Thanks to Mena, my brother feels a lot more confident in Math and has a lot of great tools, strategies and resources."
Michelle
Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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"Good tutoring. Helped me review math for my SAT"
Emon
Took SAT lessons from Daniel F.
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"Daniel helped me with SAT Math Tutoring and exceeded my expectations! With only 2 weeks to works with him I gained 50 points. He broke down the math problems to the basics and never gave up until I understood the problem completely. He is professional and was extremely patient with me throughout our tutoring sessions. I would most definitely work with him again! Thank you Daniel!!!"
Presleigh
Took SAT lessons from Daniel F.
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"I really learned a lot from Daniel. He clearly knows a lot about the topics he tutors in, and knows how to explain it in a way that's easy to understand. His demeanor was calm and is very easy to talk to!"
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Took SAT lessons from Daniel F.
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