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The Best SAT Tutors in Santa Monica, CA

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Amanda R.
120/hour

Santa Monica, CA

History and English Tutor (Official AP History Reader)

History is fun! I didn't think so when I was a kid. But I learned the secret in college and now I'm hooked -- and I promise, you will be too. After receiving a BA, MA and doing work towards a Phd in history at UCLA, I started writing history books (the "Nutshell Notes" series), taught American history in... read more

120/hour
5.0 (793)
3,509 hours tutoring
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History is fun! I didn't think so when I was a kid. But I learned the secret in college and now I'm hooked -- and I promise, you will be too. After receiving a BA, MA and doing work towards a Phd in history at UCLA, I started writing history books (the "Nutshell Notes" series), taught American history in... read more

Sonya E.
90/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Exceptional Writing, Literature, and ACT/SAT/GRE Tutor

I am a speed reader and can impart many of my strategies to students, which is particularly valuable for the timed reading sections on the SAT, ACT, and GRE. And with the new writing sections on the ACT and SAT, strong writing skills are more valuable than ever for aspiring college students. I expect a... read more

90/hour
5.0 (418)
1,083 hours tutoring
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I am a speed reader and can impart many of my strategies to students, which is particularly valuable for the timed reading sections on the SAT, ACT, and GRE. And with the new writing sections on the ACT and SAT, strong writing skills are more valuable than ever for aspiring college students. I expect a... read more

Huzefa K.
400/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Math Teacher|Michigan + Northwestern Law|Perfect Score Math ACT + SAT

I personally scored an 800 on the NEW SAT math section (May of 2016), and have a full and complete understanding of all the questions types. I have helped dozens of students prepare for the SAT, both on a private basis as well as with Kaplan. My test prep curriculum centers around three basic principles:... read more

400/hour
5.0 (564)
2,048 hours tutoring
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I personally scored an 800 on the NEW SAT math section (May of 2016), and have a full and complete understanding of all the questions types. I have helped dozens of students prepare for the SAT, both on a private basis as well as with Kaplan. My test prep curriculum centers around three basic principles:... read more

Mel P.
80/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

UC Berkeley Grad with 10+ Years of Teaching Experience

Helps raise students' scores by 200+ points solely on the Reading section. Teaches simple reading comprehension SAT strategies that make the SAT testing process more manageable. read more

80/hour
4.9 (118)
400 hours tutoring
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Helps raise students' scores by 200+ points solely on the Reading section. Teaches simple reading comprehension SAT strategies that make the SAT testing process more manageable. read more

Zeth B.
150/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

High School Math Teacher w/ AP Calculus AB/BC expertise

SAT Math encompasses all levels of high school Math, which I am very experienced in. read more

150/hour
5.0 (12)
151 hours tutoring
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SAT Math encompasses all levels of high school Math, which I am very experienced in. read more

Hedy W.
40/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

UCLA Grad with Expertise in English Reading and Writing

Score of 5 on AP English Language and Composition exam (out of 5) Score of 5 on AP English Literature and Composition exam (out of 5) Score of 740 on SAT Subject Test in Literature (out of 800) Score of 740 on SAT Reading (out of 800) I have 3 years of experience as a volunteer reading tutor for the... read more

40/hour
5.0 (124)
230 hours tutoring
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Score of 5 on AP English Language and Composition exam (out of 5) Score of 5 on AP English Literature and Composition exam (out of 5) Score of 740 on SAT Subject Test in Literature (out of 800) Score of 740 on SAT Reading (out of 800) I have 3 years of experience as a volunteer reading tutor for the... read more

Eric B.
40/hour

Santa Monica, CA

Professor helping students with writing and research.

I am a former professor. I enjoy working with students and being in the classroom. As a former professor, I have edited and commented on thousands of undergraduate papers related to history, government, comparative politics, culture, globalization, international relations, and religion. This experience has made me... read more

40/hour
5.0 (32)
158 hours tutoring
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I am a former professor. I enjoy working with students and being in the classroom. As a former professor, I have edited and commented on thousands of undergraduate papers related to history, government, comparative politics, culture, globalization, international relations, and religion. This experience has made me... read more

Lumin S.
90/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

All levels of Math + Stats, Excel, SAT, & more!

...work colleagues. Now, I have tutored professionally for over a year in the LA area and have successfully taught my students skills in standardized test-taking (SAT and other admissions tests,) math between pre-algebra and multivariable calculus, statistics, sciences, and how to become a spreadsheet whiz. As far as my testing... read more

90/hour
5.0 (80)
310 hours tutoring
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...work colleagues. Now, I have tutored professionally for over a year in the LA area and have successfully taught my students skills in standardized test-taking (SAT and other admissions tests,) math between pre-algebra and multivariable calculus, statistics, sciences, and how to become a spreadsheet whiz. As far as my testing... read more

Morgan M.
99/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Experienced 99th-Percentile SAT Reading/Writing Tutor

The Writing section is a bit simpler than the Reading but it still requires you to think deeply about how the whole passage is constructed and how that context affects which answer to pick. I was an SAT specialist at a nationwide tutoring company for two years before coming to Wyzant, and I completed a... read more

99/hour
5.0 (956)
3,125 hours tutoring
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The Writing section is a bit simpler than the Reading but it still requires you to think deeply about how the whole passage is constructed and how that context affects which answer to pick. I was an SAT specialist at a nationwide tutoring company for two years before coming to Wyzant, and I completed a... read more

Kevin N.
150/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

(UPenn Grad) Professional Tutor with 10+ Years SAT Experience

I have thousands of hours of standardized test prep tutoring experience, hundreds specifically with SAT Writing. I can help you understand not only the grammar rules and concepts covered in this section, but the best strategies to maximize your score! I like to take a detailed, analytical approach to the... read more

150/hour
5.0 (213)
623 hours tutoring
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I have thousands of hours of standardized test prep tutoring experience, hundreds specifically with SAT Writing. I can help you understand not only the grammar rules and concepts covered in this section, but the best strategies to maximize your score! I like to take a detailed, analytical approach to the... read more

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