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Bill L.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

28 Reviews
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I stress understanding (geometrically/analytically) rather than memorizing formulas. This ensures my students can derive formulas/solutions even without memorization.

I know firsthand how difficult it is to learn test taking skills whether you are a total newbie, or a budding intermediate, but I have overcame these challenges myself and will guide you to overcome them too. I also have close to 8 years of tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Vikas N.
Bill is good at teaching. Only thing class room technology did not work.
Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.
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Tim K.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim K.

38 Reviews
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I have been teaching for 24 years and have worked with students at every level from pre-kindergarten to university. I received six hours of college credit in English from Trinity University based upon my entrance exam scores. I have tutored students in several different subjects, including English, Math, Science, study skills and test preparation.

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 29 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have perform

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Aziz T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, Arabic, French, English
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from UC Berkeley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aziz T.

5 Reviews
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I am a current private tutor and entrepreneur with 9+ years of experience FEATURED ON FORBES 30 UNDER 30 in 2016.

I strive to not just teach the subject, but also the psychology of elite test-takers, to not just get you ready for one test, but to also teach you the process that allows for repeated & continued success.

With my quadrilingual ability, I created “La Méthode” or in English, The Method, a tutoring style combining the best of the American and the French approachs to learning so that students can learn from world-renowned theories at the same time as they discover more practical examples to delve into.

My goal is to see you so proficient with the subject that you are able to teach it yourself.

About Aziz

I have changed environments many times, settling in Paris after living in Morocco for eighteen years then moving to a complete new world, here in the USA. Helped by the fact that I am quadrilingual, I am quite used to interact with people from different backgrounds. While I love helping students un

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Tyler
Very pleased with Aziz. He was exceptionally sharp and clearly understand all of the logic and complexity behind the questions I needed help with. Great communicator and easy to work with. I highly recommend
Daniela
Aziz has been instrumental in my preparation for the GRE. He quickly identified the areas that I needed the most work in and devised a study plan from there. He is a fantastic tutor and I highly recommend him!
Riley
I had a great experience working with Aziz. He helped improve my test-taking skills allowing me to feel confident and prepared for taking the GMAT.

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Michelle R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle R.

1 Review
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Are you tackling the tricky ACT? Then I'll be able to guide you through all the subjects, identifying places that need improvement and working to raise your score to help get you where you want to go.

About Michelle

Hi! I'm Michelle, a world traveler/teacher who's here to help bring her experience and energy to students back home in California. I officially began teaching in 2011, though I had been tutoring since before even that. I've taught various subjects such as test prep, English, history, and langua

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she was good
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Farobag C.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Teaches Middle School, High School
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Farobag C.

41 Reviews
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Specializing in Reading and Math sectors

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.

Anthony C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Science from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 2009
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Anthony C.

2 Reviews
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I've been working as a tutor for 10+ years, specializing in math and science subjects at the high school and college level, as well as standardized test prep. I understand that every student has a different learning style, and will have different goals for our work together, so I develop a tailored plan during the initial meeting. My style of teaching is based on scaffolding my students, providing information when necessary while also encouraging them to take ownership of their part in our work together.

About Anthony

With 10+ years of tutoring experience under my belt, I've developed a teaching style that is supportive and compassionate, but also no-nonsense. I help students work to the highest level of their capabilities, providing expert knowledge and encouraging them to be active participants in their learni

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Emma
Anthony is a thorough professional and devoted tutor. My teenage daughter, who is homeschooling and takes 1 or 2 intensive courses at a time, was able to swiftly move through the geometry material with the excellent instruction and guidance of Anthony as her teacher.
Molly
I have referred several students to Anthony in subjects ranging from AP Physics to ACT prep. He is highly skilled in the subjects he teaches. Just as importantly he is very empathic, and kids enjoy working with him. He is kind with them while still being able to keep them focused and on track.

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Average Cost of ACT Lessons in Santa Cruz, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ACT lessons in Santa Cruz is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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"As you can see I’ve written a review for Matthew regarding my daughters success (her test was last year) so I’d like to write one for my son also. My son was not driving at the time and Matthew agreed to drive to our home and teach him for an additional nominal fee. My son also took multiple tutoring sessions with Matthew and learned something new every time. He felt confident going into the test, confident in his ability to complete the exam and do well on it. Matthew takes his time with each individual and works with their specific needs. My children needed help in different areas of the ACT and Matthew was more than capable of helping them in those areas. My sons ACT score also went up 4 points after working with Matthew! I can’t say enough how professional, kind and thorough he is."
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Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"Matt is a patient, creative and effective tutor for all subjects and all cities. In addition to teaching for public schools, he currently teaches 20+ private sessions each week, K-12th grade, as well as college students and business professionals. Matt teaches in person in Ohio, as well as online in all US time zones and abroad. He is available weekdays or weekends, days or nights, throughout the entire year. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University where he earned a Provost Scholarship. His tutoring specialties include test prep for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, HSPT, ISEE and ASTB, as well as math and English. I highly recommend Matt if you need a private tutor."
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Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
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Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"We were given Matthews name from a friend that used him for her two sons ACT tests and were happy with the results. My daughter studied with him multiple times at a mutual site preparing for her ACT test. He would not only explain why she missed a problem on a practice test but then teach her so she understood the concept. He was very diligent, professional and thorough in his tutoring. My daughter went up 4 points on her ACT! Couldn’t be happier and HIGHLY recommend Matthew."
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Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"My son had to take the ACT for grad school and did not have enough time to prepare thoroughly. Bill was able to clarify all the majority of my son's questions and drilled on particular questions that gave him trouble. The preparation genuinely helped as my son received a 33 overall on the ACT."
Olivia
Took ACT lessons from Bill L.
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