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Tara A. January 16, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
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Abhilash K. August 4, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In studio
Awesome teacher..very helpful and teaches good learning techniques
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Jamie Lynn J. July 13, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Michelle is absolutely FABULOUS!!! She was really knowledgeable, patient & thorough! My lesson was fun and empowering. Although I have some work to do, lol, I am SUPER EXCITED about singing again and looking forward to my growth as a Singer. ⭐️ 6stars!

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Phil T. December 23, 2016
Verified Student · Drum · In studio
I am having a blast, Rayn really knows how to customiz your lesson for you. I am always looking forward to my next lesson
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Phil December 16, 2016
· Drum · In studio
I am an intermediate drummer. Lessons with Ryan have been awesome. He is easy going, laid back but keeps you totally engaged. He is well versed in many instruments and music theory. I'm always looking forward to mynext lesson. I highly recommend him for anyone.
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Kyla S. November 9, 2016
Verified Student · Basic Math · In home
Ryan is great as always

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Khalfani M. February 6, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Benjamin is great. He goes through a good amount of drills to help learn technique. He also has you record lessons so that you can go through them later. He's been able to explain things with a lot of detail so that I can visualize them and understand how to make my voice stronger. He's really helped me improve in a short amount of time.
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Liam K. January 24, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
I've grown more from the couple of months I've worked with Benjamin than I have with any other instructor. He is truly a phenomenal teacher! He will make sure your technique is flawless.
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Mario C. January 17, 2017
Verified Student · Earth Science · Online

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Long Beach, NY
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Nawab July 28, 2016
Verified Student · Speech · Online
Very accurate diagnosis of my problem. Keith gave me good homework to gauge my improvement. Looking forward to next session.
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Helma Christiane B. January 30, 2016
Verified Student · Public Speaking · Online
Keith is a wonderful teacher. I received very detailed and helpful information and am looking forward to our next session.

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David M. January 16, 2015
Verified Student · Economics · Online
Keith is awesome. Keith has a lot of knowledge in the field of finance and economics. He has provided me with both academic and professional advice. Keith maintains a positive attitude during tutoring sessions and really is a pleasure to work with. Studying with Keith makes me not dread studying like all of times. I would highly recommend Keith if you are studying economics, finance, or accounting.

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Thais G. February 20, 2017
Verified Student · ESL · Online
The class was great! He corrected my grammar mistakes, as well as my pronunciation. He was also flexible to adapt his teaching methodology to better meet my needs.
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Efrén C. February 14, 2017
Verified Student · English · Online
It was a very good experience. Shaheed was very involved in the teaching, focusing on my needs regarding pronountiation and speakings skills.
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Qian W. October 30, 2016
Verified Student · ESL · Online
Shaheed is a very very very nice teacher,he is so professional in ESL,I like the style of his teaching

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Thia S. January 22, 2017
Verified Student · Microsoft Word · In home
Marcel is a great teacher, solved all my complicated issues and answered every question with advanced knowledge. He's patient and has a light humorous way of making you feel smart when you need it most!
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Nichelle Kennedy December 7, 2016
Verified Student · Cooking · Online
Great! Something fun and new to try!!!
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Madeline September 20, 2016
· German · In home
Marcel tutored my 6 year old daughter in German. He is very friendly and likable, and she enjoyed working with him right away! He even played "Filly's" with her (a German My Little Pony toy!" He is very patient and makes learning fun. He was punctual and also flexible. We had a great experience working with Marcel!

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