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Mitch H.

1 Review
San Jose, CA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1993
  • BS: Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus
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Mitch H.

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Hello,

With over 8 years experience in tutoring, I have learned what methods work and those that don’t. I’m upbeat, patient, easy going, empathetic, and generally well-liked by others. I’m very good at adapting to different learning styles and have a knack for eliciting the best out of my students through motivation and positive reinforcement.

Throughout university, and after, I mentored many students with great results. In addition to academics I helped them get the most out of their college experience. Everyone I helped benefited greatly, and one runs a very successful consulting business.

Aside from math and English, I’m a very proficient test and note taker. I speak conversational Spanish, and basic Japanese.

About Mitch

Whether you're completely lost, just need a little help, or need some test/note taking tips I can be very helpful. My patient, easy going, and positive mindset is very conducive to creating a great learning atmosphere. I can also be very useful to those that aren't motivated, I have a knack for fin

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Julia A.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English, Russian, Spanish, French
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Awarded CLA+ Badge from Hunter College
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Julia A.

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Review includes key terms and breaking down question types on the test, SAT vocabulary typically encountered on the test, framework needed for the math section, as well as how to increase your chances of a correct answer in a limited amount of time.

About Julia

Hi! My name is Julia A. I have been tutoring students of all ages and skill levels at learning centers, colleges, libraries and schools since 2008. My instruction extends nationwide, with students from all corners of the US, utilizing online tutoring services such as Skype. My main field of

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Elizabeth & Steven N.
Julia was very organized and well informed about chemistry. She was so much help. I would definitely use her again.
Oleg
Great help to our 9y.o., who is exploring math. Clear explanation, additional materials, and a nice memo after each lesson. Thank you! Will do again!
Kate
Julia creates her own curriculum which is better than anything my daughters receive in their schools.
I see marked improvements in their grades for this past year, and my eldest is actually skipping fourth grade as a result of lessons. I am astounded as to my girls' progress, and greatly appreciative of our tutor's expertise.
Her patient, methodical approach to teaching is why I see us remaining with her for all of our educational instruction. She has already taught arithmetic to my youngest (3rd grade), and algebra to my eldest (starting 5th this sept!), and is proceeding with more advanced math with no issue whatsoever. I cannot recommend her enough.

Saad H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Master of Music, Composition from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Charles Ives Fellowship from American Academy of Arts and Letters
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Saad H.

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I am well versed in the SAT and look forward to help you achieve your goals on this exam. I scored in the 99th percentile and could help you improve your score.

About Saad

Saad is a composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and electroacoustic music who achieves a “remarkable fusion of idioms” (New York Times), most notably in his work exploring the disparate qualities inherent in Western art music and Middle Eastern musical tradition. His music delves into that relati

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Ethan
I started with Saad at a music camp upstate I was attending and of which he was composition faculty. Having taken plenty of music theory in the past but no formal composition, I didn’t know what to expect. First off, Saad’s manner couldn’t have been more calming or inviting from the very beginning, and that really built a great rapport between us and allowed me to do my best work. Secondly, based on my accounts of my past training, it took little time for Saad to identify what were my strengths and what we needed to study in order to ensure my best compositional outputs. We studied invertible counterpoint, a complex subject fundamental to nearly all forms of advanced classical counterpoint. Saad made the subject really approachable through intricate but understandable explanations of different concepts and provided really illustrative examples of each concept. Even a year after those several weeks of study, in which I have hardly written nearly the number of contrapuntal exercises as I did in the weeks during and after Saad’s tutelage, I still find canon and fugue writing to be doable and even fun, testament to how I was able to hold on to Saad’s teachings even long after working with him. I couldn’t recommend Saad’s abilities and qualities higher to anyone wishing to take composition lessons, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that he is an accomplished, experienced, fascinating, and highly-sought-after composer in his own right. Even after working with dozens of different teachers in different musical disciplines, I have found my studies with Saad to be among the absolute most rewarding.
Sam B.
Saad was able to guide me into directions in my compositions I wouldn’t have thought would be possible otherwise. I recommend him highly as he pushed me to work as hard as I could on my pieces, while at the same time highlighting pertinent contemporary repertoire in our lessons.
Luke
Such a patient knowledgeable tutor who really cares about his students’ progress and goes above and beyond to nurture their musical growth

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Natalie G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
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Natalie G.

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SAT test prep, when done right, can be very rewarding. I helped my last student raise her composite SAT score by over 100 points after just 8 lessons!

Given my background and experience in tutoring algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and precalculus, I have helped countless high school students with test prep for the SAT math sections. SAT math requires a different way of looking at math problems and applying concept skills to solve them. Students work with me on practice sets and practice tests so they can learn how to dissect problems in a quick, practical way and find the right answers. Their time management and test taking skills improve through regular test prep as they master how to navigate both the calculator and no-calculator sections. I also tutor students for the SAT Subject Tests, SAT II Math Level 1 and SAT II Math Level 2. Since Level 1 focuses on Euclidean geometry concepts and Level 2 highlights precalculus, concept review may be necessary. I then drill students ...

About Natalie

During the past 9 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. As the saying goes, you have to be open to accepting help before you can be helped. I understand that because we are all students our entire lives; I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn

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Tom
Natalie is by far the best and most capable tutor I have ever worked with. I am so confident in her ability to help in any subject that I plan to reach out to her during my next class. She is really that good and I'm thankful I found her!
Jez
Natalie knows how to write. More importantly, she truly knows how to teach you to write. She is patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. A great experience with a FABULOUS tutor! 😊
Talia
Excellent tutor who knows the material and how to teach it so you can understand it!

Jennifer W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer W.

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I have taught more than 8,000 science, math, and foreign language lessons and enjoy spreading my enthusiasm for physics, chemistry, geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, French, and other subjects. I am patient, understanding, and knowledgeable and willing to repeat explanations as often as necessary or modify my approach to aid in comprehension.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
Ashley
First lesson was yesterday and my daughter was very impressed.

Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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I teach every level and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests. I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make the learning interesting and fun.

All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

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Average Cost of SAT Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute SAT lessons in San Jose is $85. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $255 per hour.
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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."
Emily
Took SAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Daniel has been very responsive and accommodating with my son's crazy schedule. He does a good job with SAT prep!"
Maria
Took SAT lessons from Daniel F.
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"Md was prompt and knowledgeable. Very pleasant to work with. He offered good suggestions and gave realistic, positive feedback. Definitely will use again considering him."
Adrian
Took SAT lessons from Akib A.
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"Perfect teacher, with shortcuts and fun"
James Harrison
Took SAT lessons from Leni B.
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"Mena has been tutoring my son on the SAT math and he is an expert with great experience and methods and also very passionate in helping my son to improve the skill and scores. With his tutoring, my son has made good progress and improve both his skill and confidence in the SAT math test. Thank you very much!"
Jasmen
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 helped my daughter to get 760 in SAT math section. We really appreciate his help, he made it so enjoyable and easy for my daughter.
Thank you so much Mena."
Anjelica
Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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"Ms. Anna had a very unique and creative approach to studying for the SAT, which was helpful for me. I very much liked her teaching style and passion."
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Took SAT lessons from Anna E.
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"Gerardo shows excellent handling of the subject. He is able to easily explain current lessons in the context of the greater subject at hand. In addition, his passion of the material shows and he makes the sessions both exciting and applicable."
Gerardo
Took SAT lessons from Gerardo M.
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"Leona was a very patient instructor and made sure that I understood the material covered before moving on to the next topic. Her teaching style helped me to understand the structure of the SAT better."
Allan
Took SAT lessons from Leona K.
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