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Ryan B.

Allen, TX
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Chicago, IL
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Riverside, CA
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Ryan B.

Allen, TX

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Phil T. December 23, 2016
Drum · In studio
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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
Basic Math · In home
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Ryan is great as always
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Benjamin K.

Chicago, IL

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Khalfani M. February 6, 2017
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
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
Singing · In studio
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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
Earth Science · Online
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Shaheed S.

Riverside, CA

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Efrén C. February 14, 2017
English · Online
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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
ESL · Online
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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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Qian W. October 30, 2016
ESL · Online
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Shaheed is a very very very nice teacher,he is so professional in ESL,I like the style of his teaching

Steven S.

Jamaica Plain, MA
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Rod K.

Ridgewood, NY
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Leona K.

New York, NY
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Steven S.

Jamaica Plain, MA

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Iris L. December 2, 2016
Adobe Illustrator · Online
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Steve is an excellent instructor. He is patient and flexible as to what you want to learn. I'll be back for more as I advance through the application. I highly recommend him.
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Mark Davis June 12, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In home
Verified Student
Steven is a great teacher, a real natural at it.
I had a few major things I needed to learn, and he was great at showing me how to do it all, plus the concepts behind all the decisions I had to make.
I was very impressed !
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Lewis April 2, 2016
AutoCAD · Online
Verified Student
Steve met my expectations without a problem.
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Rod K.

Ridgewood, NY

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Sadia A. July 25, 2016
Test Prep · In home
Verified Student
Always on time. He gets very invested in his students so always do your assignments on time. Other than that he explains step by step in a very easy way.
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Edlira April 14, 2016
In home
Rod was extremely professional and put my son at ease while practicing/studying for G&T test. My son never complained, and actually looked forward to sessions, as Rod always tried his best to make them fun and age appropriate. Rod was very good at identifying his strengths and areas for improvement and came with strategies to improve the score. Not only did my son pass the test, but he scored 98 percentile, which means that we are eligible to apply to citywide programs.I would recommend Rod to anyone. Needless to say, this was a very positive experience.
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Leah December 9, 2015
GRE
Rod was very helpful when it came to helping me prepare for my GRE. After Rod's help, my overall scored increased by 8 points. I was very happy with his tutoring and would highly recommend him. He makes the information easy to understand as well as fun to learn.
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Leona K.

New York, NY

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Luke August 24, 2016
GMAT · Online
Verified Student
Working with Leona (online in my case) was great. She was patient, methodical, and very helpful across the board. Definitely recommend!
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Christie Brock May 27, 2016
GRE · Online
Verified Student
After my first sessions, I am really excited to continue on! I am looking forward to seeing how much I can improve on the GRE!
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Svetlana B. January 10, 2016
GRE · Online
Verified Student
My first class with Leona went well and was very productive

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