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Natalie G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Natalie G.

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For over 10 years, I’ve tutored many high school students in ACT test prep. I use different techniques to approach each section so they can score high.

The ACT Math section is similar to the SAT math section but with a visible focus on geometry and trigonometry concepts; it also has a more diversified mixture of advanced math problems and a tighter time limit. Out of all the ACT sections, I have worked the most on ACT Math. Students first go through a complete concept review based on their performance in practice material. Then we work on concept-specific practice questions to ensure that they avoid past mistakes and raise their scores.

The ACT English section tests grammar usage, mechanics, and rhetoric. Students need to understand and recognize correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to score well in this section. I have helped many students with ACT English, targeting concept knowledge and skill application as part of their test prep. They continue to study ...

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For over 10 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn any subject and how much harder it is to find the right teacher. Now I explain the same concepts I've mastered to countless children and adults who need m

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Andy Dobrov
Excellent teacher
Pu S.
My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT.
Lynne
My 14 year old daughter worked with Natalie weekly over a 2 month period to prep for the SSAT and HSPT. She did a fabulous job helping my daughter prepare; she was super knowledgeable, patient, and supportive. My daughter has so much confidence going into her tests, thanks to Natalie. We highly recommend her!!!
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

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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 10 years of tutoring experience to both children and adults alike.

I recommend just starting with a single 15-minute lesson to see if we are good fits for each other, and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals!

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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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Katrina Z.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Katrina Z.

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Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
Matt D.
She's teaching me different styles of music not that I'm not used to, which is helping my voice get better and better!
Onur ..
Katrina is a competent French and voice teacher. She is also very nice and kind. I highly recommend her!
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Matthew H.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Matthew H.

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My subjects include:
Standardized Tests: ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ASVAB, GED, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC
Mathematics: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone

About Matthew

Dear Parents and Students, May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Googl

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Mathew has an important skill. He is talented and interactive throughout the lesson. And, he is kind.
Page G.
Excellent first lesson. Incredibly patient and encouraging.
Beverly W.
Matthew is a superb teacher. My computer was not completely set up and he navigated this smoothly with me. I highly recommend Matthew to anyone working on improving their computer skills.
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music, English, Gujarati, French
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

42 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 w

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Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Diana L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, English
  • B.S. Biochemistry with minor in Pre-Health Professional Studies from University of Idaho
  • Teaching since 2011
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Diana L.

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I have a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with a minor in Pre-Health Professional Studies. As a former pre-medicine student, I know the content depth that is important to teach to my students. As I am currently earning my Master in Secondary Education towards becoming a teacher, I am trained in the learning sciences to teach my lessons in an effective and memorable manner. I have experience scaffolding and differentiating lessons. I know how to accommodate and modify lessons based on IEPs. I am also trained in designing Response-to-Intervention to get underachieving students to succeed. I have experience with Highly Gifted, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement classes. I can also provide college admissions coaching to prepare students for the SAT and ACT.

About Diana

Welcome! I am glad to meet you. My name is Ms. Diana, and I will be your teacher. I'm looking forward to helping you on your path towards academic success!

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Chelsea
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Diana L. Has been an amazing instructor for the past couple of months. She has encouraged me and pushed me to do better in math. She explains the material in different ways to find a perfect fit for me to understand. She’s very cooperative and values teaching. She has helped me in every way possible. She gives session notes so I can study the material afterwards in order to help me retain everything. I highly recommend her teaching!
Cliff
To Whom it may concern, 

I am writing this review because something amazing has been taking place with my child since she's been working with Ms. Diana L.

My Daughter Chelsea struggled for years in math and she lacked mathematical confidence, but since she's been working with Diana her Math skills and confidence have increased dramatically. 

Ms. L. takes a flexible approach to teaching and finding the best tailored approach for her students. I believe this approach is the reason for my daughters' recent success. Diana has only been working with Chelsea for a few months and her test scores and class participation have increased greatly.

I would recommend Ms. L. to any one that has a child that struggles in any area of Math , she has done wonders for my child and I am highly appreciative to her for all her teaching.

Sincerely,
Cliff Lawrence

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"Terrific and patient. My daughter is actually enjoying her tutoring!"
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Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"I am very satisfied with the work Joanne is doing with my daughter to prepare her for the PSAT and would definitely recommend her."
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Took ACT lessons from Joanne T.
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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 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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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
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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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"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."
Sheryl
Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"My son took a trial ACT lesson, Joanne is a wonderful teacher! And we decided to continue practicing."
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Took ACT lessons from Joanne T.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
Alexandra
Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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