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Thore D.

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Minneapolis, MN (55403)

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Thore has logged over 2000 one-on-one instruction hours, tutoring both academic subjects and standardized tests. Named a National Merit Scholar in 2008, he holds a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance and a Bachelor of Arts in Norwegian from St. Olaf College, graduating summa cum laude and with distinction in both degrees. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an academic honor given to roughly one percent of college seniors nationally. While at St. Olaf, Thore worked as an Academic Assistant, helping students who needed extra assistance with study and organizational skills. He also tutored content in Norwegian, music theory, and music history. He received extensive training in tutoring academic mathematics, reading comprehension, and standardized tests from his previous employer, an online tutoring firm. Thore left the company with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating from his students, with top score increases of 9 points on the ACT and 500 points on the SAT. He is happy to have helped a diverse range of students meet their academic and testing goals.

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Thore’s subjects

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
ACT Science
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:

Ear Training

I hold a B.M. in vocal performance from St. Olaf College, summa cum laude with distinction. I have two years of general ear training. I have strongly developed sight-singing skills. I have tutored ear training at the Academic Support Center at St. Olaf College.

General Music

B.M. in Vocal Performance from St. Olaf College, summa cum laude with distinction. Training included extensive music theory and history. Performed in 9 operatic productions during that time. Long choral experience, including numerous state, regional and national honor choirs during high school.

Music History

I have a B.M. in vocal performance from St. Olaf College, summa cum laude with distinction. I received multiple A's in music history courses, both survey and advanced level (Baroque music). I have vocal literature/history knowledge as well. I have study abroad experience with history of Norwegian music in Tromsø, Norway.

Voice (Music)

I have a B.M. in vocal performance from St. Olaf College, summa cum laude with distinction. I performed in nine operatic productions during that time. I have long choral experience, including numerous state, regional, and national honor choirs during high school.

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St. Olaf College (Music and Norwegian)

Thore does not simply teach the ACT, he teaches the ACT to his student. — What I mean by the statement above is that Thore teaches the material in a way that each student can understand it. He truly understood how I was thinking about problems and taught in methods that complemented my thought process. This method of teaching made it easier for me to grasp material and learn how to do the problems faster. For example, my reading scores were low so he had me perform a pa ...

— Mathew, Minnetonka, MN on 9/30/14

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Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Thore will travel within 10 miles of Minneapolis, MN 55403.

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