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Garrett S.

Huntington Beach, CA
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Marcel M.

Altadena, CA
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New York, NY
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Elena I. July 29, 2016
· Oboe · In home
Great instructor and very flexible.
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Benjamin P. July 12, 2016
· Clarinet · In home
My son started taking classes in this summer. So far, it is a very helpful and pleasant learning experience for him. Garrett knows how to work with young elementary age kids. He is always on time and very focused on his tutoring. We are happy to find him through take lessons.com and will recommend him highly.
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Mckinzy M. April 28, 2016
· Oboe · In studio
Very helpful in reviewing techniques and musical style. It's clear music is his first priority.

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Andy June 2, 2017
· German · Online
I need to improve my spoken German for business and Marcel has been invaluable in helping me improve at a good pace while being incredibly flexible on lesson planning.

I've been working with him for about a month now and I've grown to feel more comfortable speaking with my colleagues who are native German speakers.

If you want a native, professional teacher who can be fun...Marcel is your guy.
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Thia S. January 22, 2017
· 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
· Cooking · Online
Great! Something fun and new to try!!!

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Lex W. April 24, 2017
· GMAT · Online
My GMAT journey began wth a large amount of frustration toward both the exam and the expectations I had set for myself. Leona was extremely patient and understanding of my schedule while I was working and made it a priority to help me feel better prepared in areas I was struggling. Bottom line, if you want to do well on this exam it is YOU who needs to put in the effort - Leona will give you the tools to succeed - but if you want a 700+, come prepared to eat, sleep, and breathe the exam. That being said, I'm happy to have Leona as very close friend of mine now and could not have gotten to the finish line without her! A million thank you's!!!!
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Luke August 24, 2016
· GMAT · Online
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
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!

Jackie D.

Chula Vista, CA
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Morgan L.

Indialantic, FL
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Pico Rivera, CA
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MARK May 16, 2017
· Spanish · Online
Very friendly, patient and helpful. Traveled to many areas and has experiences and knowledge of cultures. Excellent teacher. I would highly recommend her.
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Margie G. April 11, 2017
· Spanish · Online
I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was very satisfied with what I learned in the first lesson.
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Ria E. March 13, 2017
· Spanish · Online
Very helpful, makes you feel comfortable even it was still the first meeting. A lot of things learned from the first meeting

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ellen K. June 21, 2017
· Essay Writing · Online
She's really nice. She's super-cool and she's thorough. I really like her.
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Emmie June 7, 2017
· Algebra · Online
Excellent!!!!
Morgan was very professional and patient.
My daughter really entitled her time with Morgan.
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miley J. June 7, 2017
· Essay Writing · Online

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Michael B. April 13, 2017
· English · Online
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Michael C. April 7, 2017
· English · Online
Excellent teacher.

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