Brandon (son) from Chesterland, OH on 12/18/13
Mark has met several times with both my sons during this Fall semester. He helped them with AP Chem and Algebra 2. Both boys brought their semester grade up. He helped them with understanding the concepts better and organizing their work. We will definitely schedule more sessions in the future.
"Friendly, Professional, Great Results!!"
Carol from Brecksville, OH on 10/13/13
Mark is a gem of a tutor. He is invested in his students and that translates into success. Under his instruction, our son's ACT in math jumped 5 points. Mark is very professional and keys into the learning style of the student to get results.
"Great tutor for the ACT test!"
Angel from Brunswick, OH on 10/9/13
Mark has been a great tutor for preparing my daughter for her ACT exam. He got right to the point in finding where she needed the most help to boost her scores. He has given her test taking strategies as well as review in all subject areas. He helps her stay focused and utilizes the full amount of time in each session. He is friendly and quick to respond to email requests. My only regret is that we didn't find him sooner. I would highly recommend his services to anyone interested in raising their ACT scores!
Update 10/9/2013: Mark helped my daughter raise her ACT score from a 29 to a 31 in just 7 sessions over the course of 2.5 weeks! We are very pleased with the results and will definitely contact him again to help our younger daughter's studies.
Matthew from Solon, OH on 9/19/13
As a very right brained high schooler who loved the arts like English and always muddled begrudgingly through his math or science homework as fast as possible, I never thought that I would come to enjoy my Honors Algebra II or my Honors Chemistry class as I do now. Had I not met Professor Mark this probably would have proved true, but he has brought me to love the sciences and has improved my skills in them dramatically. One hour with Prof. Mark will get you through what would take a week in school. One week on a regular schedule with him will get you through the semester. He is incredibly intelligent, but their are a lot of people who are incredibly intelligent. What separates him from the other intellectuals among us is his innate ability to transfer his vast array of knowledge past your senses and directly into your toolbox of abilities. He isn't cheap, but the extra few dollars per hour that you lose are nothing compared to the thousands saved by a college scholarship. I could not have asked for a better tutor.
"Results Driven, Calm and Patient, Easily Accessible - AMAZING "
Michele from Brecksville, OH on 7/19/13
My high achieving A student had struggled in Algebra I for the first 3 quarters last year - each grade worse than the previous. After numerous conferences with his teacher and spending additional time with him at home with no results - we were at our wits end. Enter Mark, who quickly accessed where my son was and knew exactly where he had to go in order to achieve the results we all wanted. Within 2-3 lessons, my son's confidence started to return, quiz and test scores began to climb and after 6 lessons in 6 weeks, his grade went from a low C in the third quarter to an A his last quarter! We were SO happy and grateful to have found Mark. He gave us our son back and his regained confidence was reflected in ALL of his classes! Mark is truly a gifted teacher and an amazing individual whom we are proud to refer to others!
"Excellent Coach and mentor"
Shashi from Aurora, OH on 6/17/13
Mark can be considered on the best tutors I have come across. After using two separate tutors for my son, and with little success, I was somewhat skeptical whether there is a tutor who can bring some old fashion "get down to the detail" focus that was required. Mark has changed my perspective and brings a robust process to help students to succeed. Mark spent the first session with my son and was able to quickly motivate him to excel and stay focused. After every session, Mark was able to instill self belief and highlight his weakness on the ACT areas. Correcting them and showing him short cuts is the magic sauce that was needed to help my son enhance his ACT score. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mark to anyone who is motivated to succeed. He will definitely show you ways to improve not only your score but give you the self belief. I will be recommending him to many of my friends
Well done Mark!
"Gets great results"
Judy from Westlake, OH on 4/29/13
My child's ACT science score jumped 10 points! Mark is prompt, patient, and professional. He was very accommodating with our hectic schedule. Very pleased with his services.
"Great tutor, great person! No complaints"
Melanie from Gates Mills, OH on 1/10/13
I learned more from Mark in 5 sessions than I did in an entire semester from my in class teacher. In just a couple of weeks, my test grades increased from 40's and 50's to high 70's and low 80's. He was extremely accommodating and flexible when it came to meeting times and places. He was patient and thorough in his teaching methods. I felt comfortable asking questions or asking him to repeat a previously covered concept. I would recommend Mark to anyone who is looking for extra help. He is an amazing teacher and an awesome person.
Heather from Cleveland, OH on 5/1/12
Mark knows the material very well and was a huge help. He made the information easy to understand. I definitely recommend him to anyone needing help in physics.
"Great Tutor Very Sharp"
Sammy from Strongsville, OH on 8/2/11
I just completed a summer course in calculus based physics and needed some help towards the end of the semester. When I tried the tutoring services offered at school out of all the math/science tutors there nobody could help me with the subject material.
I contacted Prof Mark and met him at the local library for a couple of sessions.
First of all I would say that it was apparent to me that Prof Mark had an in-depth knowledge of the subject material I was studying which made it easy for him to explain the concepts to me. He did not just show me how to do the problems but approached problems in a manner for me to really understand the principles and integrate the information in a way that really enhanced my understanding therefore greatly increasing my confidence.
Throughout my sessions I could see that Prof Mark has a high level of integrity and really enjoys helping people. I had a positive experience and would recommend Prof Mark to friends.