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Amy C.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Singer of the Year from Backstage Magazine
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Amy C.

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About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)
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Deblina M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Urdu, Hindi, Spanish, Bengali, English
  • Awarded Legacy of Excellence Scholarship from St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University
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Deblina M.

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I am a former standard certified high school biology teacher as well as a medical student. As a result, I have up-to-date experiences as both a teacher and a student. It is important to be able to stand in a student's shoes as a tutor and I am able to do just that. I have high success rates and I tutor my students on how to manage their time effectively, because it is the not the quantity, but rather the quality of studying that affects a student's grades.

About Deblina

I am a former high school biology teacher, a research scholar, and a medical student. I have a BA in Biological Sciences and I am pursuing a MD. I have 2+ years of teaching experience in a public school setting and 8+ years of tutoring experience with a 100% satisfaction rate. I tutor middle school

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Marina K.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches High School
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Marina K.

39 Reviews
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Need better scores? Or just help with homework? Contact me!

To help you reach your personal academic goals, (whether it be pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trig, pre-Calculus or Calculus, SAT, and/or the ACT test preparation, or may be GRE preparation for an older audience) I will find your weak topics and help you understand it fully. For that, I analyze your previous work and we discuss what you did and why. I will help you to see the logic in the solution and understand the relationship between concepts. Between sessions, I will happily answer short questions off the clock by email, or Skype.

For the SAT/ACT test takers my plan is usually for a student to take the practice test at home or school, then grade it and come back to me with the results. We will diagnose your problems (as in “didn’t have enough time”, “don’t know how to approach a problem like this”, “didn’t read the problem carefully”, “made a calculation error”, “didn’t know the definition” and so on) and work ...

About Marina

Hi, my name is Marina. I have a masters degree in Math and I'm from Russia. So, I could help you with both subjects:). I love to work with you on your goals and help you to achieve things that you set for yourself. I am also flexible with time and different types of math support.

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Andre L.
Great at explaining math concepts
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Arielle S.
Marina has been very helpful and my daughter has enjoyed working with Marina. Highly recommend!

Meet Online SAT Teachers Serving Independence, IA

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Jasmine L.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jasmine L.

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Session are 1-2 hours in length and will cover all subject areas as needed, including test-taking strategies.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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excellent teacher
Peter R.
She was very easy to work with, to learn from and understand.She helped me alot. I will be using her going forward.
Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!

Erin W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, Latin - Classical Latin
  • Teaches students Male: 14 to 22; Female: 12 to 22
  • Teaches High School, College
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Erin W.

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A recent student's SAT success story:
During a Summer intercession, the parents of a soon-to-be HS Senior hired me for SAT tutoring. He had stellar grades, shining recommendations, an elite prep school resumé... the real deal! Even so, despite SAT classes and rigorous studying, his exam scores were lackluster at best. I got to work and helped him to raise his composite score by **8 points** in a period of just 6 weeks of tutoring sessions. His previous scores were below the implied minimum for his first choice school. With my help, he brought the score up in time to use it for his application a few weeks later and ... he got in! He now attends that very school, a renowned Midwestern top-25 university.

As a high school student applying to universities, I scored in the 99th percentile on both the ACT and SAT exams, which undoubtedly aided in my acceptance to my first choice school, USC. (Fight on!)

I have nearly 10 years tutoring for college entrance exam (SAT, ACT) preparation.

About Erin

I carry an enthusiasm for knowledge and "nerdy" subjects like mathematics and science! I believe in the power of positive reinforcement and aim to foster not only knowledge, but also confidence. Lessons are individualized for the student and tailored to their goals. I am passionate about education

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Emily
Erin worked with my 9th grade daughter - very happy with her first lesson
Ann
My daughter was struggling with her virtual Physics 1 AP class, which is being taught in one semester rather than over a whole school year. Erin has really helped her get her head around the concepts and taken a lot of the frustration out of the class for her. Erin tailored my daughter's tutoring sessions so that she's getting the most out of the sessions. I highly recommend Erin!
Viviann
Not sure what happened, but Erin did not show up for the first PSAT tutoring session that we had scheduled for my daughter. I was unable to get in contact with her and was charged for the lesson. I ended up having to contact TakeLessons to get a reimbursement.
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Diana L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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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 do 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
To whom it may concern,
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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Average Cost of SAT Lessons in Independence, IA

The average cost of 60-minute SAT lessons in Independence is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $88 per hour.
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"It's great that Jasmine can establish rapport so quickly with our cranky pre-teen."
Grant
Took SAT lessons from Jasmine L.
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"Aleksander helped my son prepare for Regents Exams in Math (Algebra, Geometry and Trig.), English and SAT. The results were spectacular. He graduated high school with 98% average in Math and English. He scored above 1500 on the SAT and was accepted into a school of his choice with a scholarship. Aleksander guided us through with college application process, helped fill out FAFSA, and helped my son select a major he is happy with. Great instructor! Great person!"
Marina Grekova
Took SAT lessons from Aleksander R.
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"He helped me a lot and patiently made sure I understood everything. The best math teacher you will ever have."
Lucas
Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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"Matthew explained his approach to coaching and the plan so we were able to make an educated choice on the best tutor for our son. Matthew was responsive, organized and worked very well with our son. He communicated directly with our son and cc:ed me so that I was aware of the plan and f/u. His scores did improve on the SAT and we were pleased with the investment."
Carroll
Took SAT lessons from Matthew H.
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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!"
Shawn
Took SAT lessons from Christopher A.
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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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"Aalok Shah's in depth knowledge of admission testing, coupled with his easy demeanor, made all the difference for our son as he prepped for the college process. In addition to advising our son on the proper material to study, Aalok taught him to strategically tackle each section and manage his question answering time accordingly. He set up realistic weekly goals for our son to meet as well as providing many study guides and materials for his reference. We found Aalok’s advice on college planning extremely useful and he was always readily available to answer any questions that we had. Aalok’s calm and encouraging personality eased the stress surrounding standardized testing. This fall, our son will join the Rutgers University inaugural Honors College Class of 2019 with a full tuition, room & board scholarship worth $102,400. We are extremely grateful to Aalok for the integral role he played in making this happen. We cannot recommend Aalok highly enough to any family who is embarking on the college pathway."
Peter and Kathy G.
Took SAT lessons from Aalok S.
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"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."
Pu
Took SAT lessons from Natalie G.
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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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"Aziz tutored my daughter for the SAT and he's fantastic! He's patient and explains challenging concepts in a way that my daughter was able to grasp. As a parent, I also appreciate how honest he is about what my daughter needed to be working on and how prepared he felt she was for the SAT. I highly recommend Aziz!!"
Kelly
Took SAT lessons from Aziz T.
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