"Encouraging Girls to Tackle Math/Science!"
John from Falls Church, VA on 7/28/11
Carrie P has done an excellent job as a tutor for both my high-school age daughters. My older daughter worked with Carrie on a regular basis to go over math/science topics on the SAT and ACT. My younger daughter worked with Carrie to improve her understanding of chemistry.
We were very pleased with the work Carrie did. She has a professional yet approachable attitude that gave my daughters an extra boost to tackle some of the hard science issues they were struggling with. She also was flexible in finding time with my younger daughter just before quizzes to go over the test material and prepare her. Her grades improved dramatically after engaging with Carrie.
Overall, the experience with Carrie was an excellent one and I would recommend her highly, particularly for math and science topics.
Carole from Port Republic, MD on 5/19/14
Carrie is extremely knowledgeable and is a valuable resource for both my kids. She is always well prepared for our sessions and is dedicated to helping her students. She has boosted their confidence in math tremendously, and we look forward to her help next year!
"Couldn't have asked for a better tutor"
Amy from Sunderland, MD on 10/28/13
Carrie is an excellent tutor. She is so patient with me and wants me to learn and understand the concepts. I have ADHD and anxiety so some days it is very hard for me to get the concepts but Carrie is so patient and persistent with her tutoring skills. She never makes me feel stupid or self conscious about my math skills. She also always responds to my emails in a timely manner which is very convenient for me. Carrie is great.
"Why can't the teacher explain stuff like this?"
Amy from Saint Leonard, MD on 10/20/13
My daughter sees Carrie weekly to review pre-cal/trigonometry with her. She comes home every week telling me Carrie explains it in a way that makes it all seem so much easier. Why can't the teacher just explain it like that?
My daughter's confidence in her abilities is growing as well. They review what she's learned in class, they practice problems together and she shows her where she goes wrong.
It has taken a lot of the negative emotions out of math class. She may still be frustrated with class, but she knows she'll get it once she sees Carrie.
Kelly from Huntingtown, MD on 5/30/13
Carrie has given my daughter much needed confidence in her math abilities which, unfortunately, her current math teacher had taken away. She has put the pleasure back in learning for my daughter. She is easy to contact and very responsive. She has gone above and beyond to schedule times that will work for us. All of that makes it worth every penny to me!
"Glad to have her back"
Charlene from Chesapeake Beach, MD on 3/25/13
My son has worked with Carrie before when he'd missed some school. She really helped him then, so we are so glad she's still available to help!
Regina from Owings, MD on 12/2/12
Carrie was just what my daughter needed. With a heavy courseload this semester that includes calculus and two chemistry classes, the tutoring sessions help keep her focused and on track with her schoolwork. I wish I had started this support sooner. Thanks, Carrie!
"Great on all counts."
Laura from Chesapeake Beach, MD on 11/24/12
My daughter enjoys working with Carrie and her teaching methods have given my daughter much more confidence. Carrie is extremely knowledgeable and patient. We highly recommend her.
Jennifer from Hughesville, MD on 10/9/12
Carrie has been invaluable at helping our son get through his last two years of high school. She has given him confidence in all areas. While her main focus is on math, she's always willing to help with any subjects and she has been great at working with him on SAT prep and beginning the college application process. She is also always flexible, accommodating, and on time. Very grateful to her for all of her hard work and patience!
"A Great Tutoring Experience"
Tony from Lexington Park, MD on 9/3/12
I am 57 years old and have decided to go back to school and get a bachelor’s degree. I work full time so I am attending an online college. Finite (discrete) math was one of my required math classes and after about two weeks into the class I knew I was in trouble. Most of the problems were word problems which I have always had trouble with and a lot of the other math just went over my head. I was kind of apprehensive to hire a tutor but I needed help if I was to pass this course.
I looked on the internet and found WYZANT.COM. There were several math tutors to choose from but Carrie seemed to have the most experience and listed my exact subject in the ones she taught. We met at a place that was mutually agreeable to both of us that had Wi-Fi so I could get to my class material online. I was beginning to second guess my decision because I had already paid out about a thousand dollars for the class, books and other materials and hiring a tutor is not a trivial expense. All of my fears went away however when Carrie arrived. Carrie was very professional, self-confident, and friendly. We got to work right away.
There was no socializing or small talk, we were there to get me to understand my subject and pass my class. After a brief introduction and discussion of what I expected from our sessions and her expectations of me it was all business. There was no wasted time and we set up a new appointment at the end of each session. Carrie was very knowledgeable on the subject, showed me some shortcuts and how to use my ti-84 calculator more efficiently. Carrie challenged me and helped me learn. Not only did I pass the class I got an “A”. I would definitely recommend Carrie as a tutor and I do not regret the decision to hire her at all. In fact it is one of the better decisions I have made concerning my education. Thank you again Carrie.
Sandra from Hollywood, MD on 8/11/12
My daughter did very well in her final quarter and her exam with only 3 lessons- looking forward to this school year w/ Carrie.
"Great Math tutor"
Sunny from Alexandria, VA on 8/25/11
Carrie tutored our son on his Algebra-II and SAT preps during his junior year 2010-11. He was able to complete his homework math assignments and SAT prep tests with less stress and a clearer understanding of his assignments. Thank you Carrie!!
"Excelent Math Tutor!!"
Fielding from Arlington, VA on 7/29/11
My Son needed help with calculus AB and Carrie did an outstanding job tutoring my Son. She helped him organize his work and provided a no nonsense atmosphere where he could concentrate on his math.
The final result was my Son had a score of 5 on his calculus AB, AP exam, the highest score he could get!! I defiantly would recommend Carrie if your child needs help in math, especially advanced High School math.
"I would call her again in a heartbeat!"
Trish from Arlington, VA on 7/29/11
Carrie did a fabulous job with my daughter when she started struggling with Physics near the end of the school year. She patiently worked through the material and explained it in a way my daughter could easily understand. My daughter ended up with an 'A' in the course thanks to Carrie.
Terrance from Catonsville, MD on 2/19/09
seemed to bond well , My daughter spoke highly of the Hr. session.
Linda from Catonsville, MD on 5/27/08
Carrie is an excellent Chemistry tutor. My son is in High School Chemistry and was struggling with the subject. Carrie was able to explain what he was learning in class in a way he could clearly understand. She was very willing to work around our schedule and stayed as long as was necessary for my son to reach a good understanding of the topic. Because of her help, his Chemistry grade went up and I believe he has a good understanding of Chemistry now. I would highly recommend Carrie as a tutor.