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Leona K.

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  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Leona K.

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I've been teaching GMAT preparation for 3 years and my students have increased their GMAT scores over 70 points from their initial scores.

I create a personalized daily syllabus that caters to each student's individual strengths and weakness, and check in with my students daily to make sure that they are completing their homework assignments and have no questions.

My program is rigorous and demanding, but leads to significantly higher scores very quickly. I do not give my students a chance to slack off or to stop doing their homework assignments because students are required to enter when they have completed their homework assignments and their scores daily through a virtual tracking system that I have created.

I provide a book list including Kaplan books, though can work with whatever books students already have. I incorporate technology to keep students engaged.

I can't wait to begin!

About Leona

Leona K. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Leona has been tutoring students of all ages in academic subjects, test preparation, and violin instruction for over 14 years, since 2001. One of Leona's elementary school students who started lessons with poor grades was n

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Alisa
Amazing so far!
Gabriel
Leona is an exceptional teacher. From the very beginning of our lesson she made me feel comfortable with getting to the root cause of the mistakes that I’ve made on past GRE exams. She is easy to work with and didn’t waste a moment of our time. I felt relaxed and the content that I was shaky on before we started the lesson was made clear and I feel more confident than I’ve ever felt in answer the specific questions we went over, which were quite a few. Extremely grateful. I’m also happy that she assigned homework before our next lesson. It really helps gauge progress. Excellent teacher!
Matthew H.
Leona has been my life coach for several sessions now and I could not more highly recommend her. Depending on what information she is given beforehand, she will research the situation of the particular student (what career field they are considering for example) and bring what she has learned to the session. She then will listen intently to the student to find out what they want and what is most important to them. After that she will make excellent recommendations designed to maximize the chance that the student will succeed. After having several sessions with her, I can confidently say that every piece of advice she gives leads to a positive outcome if followed. For these reasons, I wholeheartedly recommend her.
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Fiona K.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry from North Carolina State University
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Fiona K.

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I will work with you to strengthen your knowledge foundation and teach you techniques to improve your test-taking performance.

About Fiona

I view teaching/education as my calling, by that I mean it is a profession that deserves life-time effort and dedication. I ascribe who I am and what I have accomplished to my parents and all my teachers. They instilled knowledge, the skill to learn, and the moral compass in me, which transformed m

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Poojaa A.
Highly unprofessional. Doesn’t know the subject well didn’t help my son at all. Not accommodating with the student’s schedule. Pls don’t waste money with her as your teacher.
Angela C.
I enjoy having Fiona as a tutor for both chemistry and geometry. She is kind and makes the material easier to understand. Also, she is patient and takes her time in explaining the concepts to me, step by step. I love how she types some parts of the problems in the chat box. ~Genesis C.
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Top 50 Tutors, USA from WyzAnt
  • Teaches College
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Simeon S.

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The GMAT is one of my favorite standardized tests - the sentence correction is particularly fun. I can give you all the resources you'll need to study for the exam, no matter where you're starting out!

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 re

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.

Aalok S.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aalok S.

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The GMAT is a very challenging exam, and most tutors won't know the proper way to approach each question type properly - especially the data sufficiency questions (which are unique to the GMAT). The GMAT is made more difficult by the fact that test takers are unable to return to questions once skipped on the exam.

Just hiring a math, verbal, or writing tutor won't be enough to get you through the exam. It is a graduate level exam for a reason. You need a tutor with the resources and insight to show you how to best tackle each question correctly.

About Aalok

My name is Aalok and I am a full time professional tutor. I can help students who are struggling, students who are looking to excel, and everyone else in between. I strive for complete satisfaction and never charge for a session unless you are completely satisfied. I've even worked with other t

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Very knowledgeable and explains very well! Great teacher
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Daniel F.

71 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Awarded Bank of America Mathematics Achievement Award from Bank of America
  • Aerospace Engineering from UCLA
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Daniel F.

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GMAT math section

About Daniel

I'm a graduate of UCLA School of Engineering with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. I have a passion for explaining how the physical world works through math and physics along with 11 years of tutoring experience in those subjects, test prep, and mentorship programs. The teaching strategy I believe

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Julie
Daniel was a great help to Skylar in math analysis and really helped her build her skill and confidence.
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Kristen
My 15yr old was struggling with summer enrichment online geometry class and became stressed and unmotivated. He worked with her to help her understand assignments she was stuck on and gave her the confidence to continue working hard on the class to get it completed on her own.
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Daniel M.

91 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Daniel M.

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I love teaching, and I love Math. I've been preparing students to succeed in the GMAT (Quantitative and Verbal) for the past 5 years and my students score between 550 and 760. I specialize in online lessons. I use the student's book or my own materials. I love working with students of all experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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"Very pleased with Aziz. He was exceptionally sharp and clearly understand all of the logic and complexity behind the questions I needed help with. Great communicator and easy to work with. I highly recommend"
Tyler
Took GMAT lessons from Aziz T.
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"He is excellent! Very engaging and knows his stuff. I highly recommend Matt. This review is after only 1 lesson and I’m very excited to continue to work with him."
Monica
Took GMAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"I hired Matt to specifically help me prepare for the Quantitative section of the GMAT. We met online for several 2 hour tutoring sessions over the course of a month. Matt was very understanding of my busy work schedule and worked our appointments around this. During our tutoring sessions, Matt did a great job of explaining and helping me solve GMAT exam practice problems. He is very friendly and laid back, while also being an utmost professional. I highly recommend him for any of your graduate school level exam preparations."
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Took GMAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Daniel did a great job breaking down problems and explaining them."
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Took GMAT lessons from Daniel F.
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"I did 2 sessions with Matt while I was home in preparation for my GMAT, which is in 3 weeks. We focused on the quantitative section, which was the weak spot on my first test. Matt’s familiarity with the GMAT (both the Verbal and Math section) was evident in the first few minutes of sitting down with him. Probably even more important, given my time constraint, was Matt’s ability to quickly identify my specific problem areas (integer / geometric properties & time management on data sufficiency problems) and come up with a game plan to improve them. Matt’s teaching style helped solidify key concepts by having me walk him through my thinking on problems and correcting me only when I veered off path. This approach worked for me. After the second session, I took a practice test and my math score improved substantially. I would recommend Matt to anyone who’s serious about boosting their GMAT score."
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Took GMAT lessons from Matthew H.
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"I tend to have a busy schedule with my work, but Bill is accommodating and punctual. In our lessons, we go over topics I struggle with and he thinks of variations of the problem that may appear on the exam to guarantee I fully mastered the concepts. I rather be overprepared than failing and studying for the GMAT all over again."
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Took GMAT lessons from Bill L.

About Gmat

The Graduate Management Admissions Test is designed to measure an applicant's intelligence. It's not a general IQ test, but rather designed to evaluate certain skills, such as quantitative reasoning, analytical skills, writing abilities, verbal aptitude, and reading comprehension. The GMAT is a computer-adaptive test, which means the tests adjusts its difficulty based on the answers provided, as a student progresses through the questions. 

The GMAT shouldn't be taken cold, without preparation. Students should spend several months (at least 100 to 120 hours) preparing for the test. Students who receive the highest scores, dedicate even more time to studying. 

Because this can feel like quite a big undertaking, many students turn to a GMAT tutor for additional help. A tutor can assess your needs, pinpoint areas of improvement, and help you reach your ideal score.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer experienced and professional GMT private tutors who provide one-on-one tutoring sessions. Find out more about our prep courses below to see if signing up with a tutor is the right fit for you.

Why Sign Up for a GMAT Prep Course?

The GMAT has been proven to be able to predict a student's potential success in a graduate business management program. For this reason, universities trust the results and typically require applicants to sit for the exam prior to offering admission acceptance. Since admissions officials rely on GMAT results to inform their decisions, it's essential that applicants take the test seriously. 

No matter how smart you are, you shouldn't rely on your wits to get you through this exam. Knowing what to expect, how to approach common question formats, and getting used to working within the test's timed sections will give you your best shot at a high score. In private GMAT classes, you'll have the opportunity to get familiar with the GMAT and work on the areas which need the most improvement. With adequate preparation, you'll be well prepared and able to walk into your testing facility with confidence.

All this preparation can all feel a bit overwhelming, but don’t worry. You don’t have to go at it on your own. That’s where a GMAT private tutor can help. They will work with you one-on-one to ensure you go into exam day feeling as confident and prepared as can be.

The Best Way to Prepare for the GMAT and What You'll Study in GMAT Prep Courses

You can find lots of free GMAT lessons and prep materials online, along with great books that can help you ace the test, but the best way to prepare for the exam is by working one-on-one with a private GMAT teacher. In private lessons, you'll receive your instructor's undivided attention and immediate feedback, benefits that simply aren't available with online videos or in larger study groups. In GMAT lessons designed for adults applying for graduate-level management programs, you'll overcome challenges and improve your scores fast!

In addition, every private lesson is different. Private teachers fully customize course content to meet each student's needs. You'll have a syllabus that keeps you on-schedule for your intended test date and benefit from the opportunity to work on your subjects that need the most improvement. 

Benefits of an Online GMAT Tutor

After a long day at the office or school, the last thing you probably feel like is getting into the car and driving to meet with your tutor. Fortunately, with our online GMAT tutors, you don’t have to. Our tutors offer tutoring sessions entirely online, so you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your own home. All you need is access to the internet, along with a smartphone or computer with a webcam. Simply log on and start your tutoring lessons wherever and whenever work best for you and your schedule.

Here at TakeLessons, we understand that more instructors and students are turning to virtual classroom experiences than ever before. After all, it’s not uncommon to see elementary schools and high schools moving to online platforms, which many colleges and universities have already been doing for years.

Our tutoring sessions give you the flexibility to learn at your own convenience. When searching for the ideal online GMAT tutor, check out their availability to ensure they can accommodate your schedule. Some tutors offer tutoring sessions in the evenings, while others are available first thing in the morning. You can even find GMAT private tutors who are willing to tutor on the weekends, too. Meeting with your tutor doesn’t have to be a hassle. The more convenient you make your tutoring sessions for yourself, the more committed and engaged you’ll feel during your lessons.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner GMAT Preparation

At the beginning of your GMAT prep courses, your teacher will establish a baseline and reasonable goals based on the amount of time you have to prepare and your scores on a timed practice test (taken in conditions that mimic those of an actual GMAT sitting). You'll start working on the subjects which need the most improvement. Your teacher might cover the following topics:

  • Get an accurate baseline score and know what to expect with your first practice test
  • Set a personal goal for a target test score
  • Identify areas that need improvement
  • Outline strategies to improve by the date of your official GMAT

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate GMAT Preparation

As you become more familiar with the GMAT, you'll begin working on strategies to approach each section of the test. You'll practice test-taking strategies and work toward improved scores. Your teacher might cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to test-taking strategies for GMAT success
  • Learn deductive reasoning and process of elimination strategies for multiple choice questions
  • Learn the types of questions commonly asked on the GMAT and develop various answer approaches
  • Learn and practice the elements of writing a strong essay

Sample Curriculum for Advanced GMAT Preparation

As the date of your GMAT approaches, you'll become increasingly focused on building confidence and preparing for the actual test day. To maximize success, you'll revisit past mistakes to reinforce everything you've learned so far. Your teacher might cover the following:

  • Understand and review mistakes made on past practice tests
  • Learn strategies for reducing test-taking anxiety
  • Work on your time-management skills and question prioritization
  • Take a final practice test to see your improved score and build confidence

Get GMAT Help from a GMAT Tutor Near You

If you're preparing for the GMAT, you'll make the most of your study time with a private tutor. Finding a GMAT teacher on TakeLessons is easy! A quick search will reveal several qualified, experienced GMAT tutors, offering in-person and online lessons. Read each GMAT private tutor’s profile and check out feedback from their previous students. You can even send your potential tutor a message in advance to ensure you’re the best match for one another.

Since the GMAT's intended to measure the aptitude of college graduates entering graduate-level management programs, children's GMAT classes aren't usually offered. Before choosing a tutor, remember to read through several profiles and reviews left by others.

The price of GMAT classes varies, but TakeLessons teachers base rates on the length and frequency of lessons. With so many tutors to choose, it's easy to find someone who fits your budget and schedule. Plus, investing in a private GMAT tutor pays off fast, when your scores and chances of admission to the graduate program of your choice skyrocket. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee to all new students on their first sessions.

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