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Effective SAT ACT Math Reading Science English Writing Tutor
Cynthia L.

2,448 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Hourly Rate: $50

Response time: 45 minutes

Cynthia L.'s Photo

Effective SAT ACT Math Reading Science English Writing Tutor
Effective SAT ACT Math Reading Science English Writing Tutor
Cynthia L.

2,448 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

2,448 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Cynthia


Bio

Cynthia is among the top 10 percent of Wyzant tutors for the year 2020. She has over 18 years of experience as a professional tutor working for several tutoring services in California (in Orange and Los Angeles Counties). She specializes in SAT and ACT test preparation, high school math, chemistry and biology, and high school and college writing, literature and language arts studies. She additionally provides assistance with undergraduate college admissions applications and essays...

Cynthia is among the top 10 percent of Wyzant tutors for the year 2020. She has over 18 years of experience as a professional tutor working for several tutoring services in California (in Orange and Los Angeles Counties). She specializes in SAT and ACT test preparation, high school math, chemistry and biology, and high school and college writing, literature and language arts studies. She additionally provides assistance with undergraduate college admissions applications and essays (proofreading and editing).

When scheduling test preparation sessions, Cynthia recommends that students arrange one month (or more) of college entrance exam preparation to obtain the greatest benefit and the best results.

She asks that students schedule tutoring sessions ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to ensure her availability for the days and times needed. The tutoring session hourly rate is per person or per group (each individual in the group is assessed a group rate arranged in advance).

Cynthia's approach is to assess the student's individual academic needs and to customize her tutoring to ensure that the student achieves, improves, and benefits from her program. Most students improve by as much as 20 percent on test scores. Parents are encouraged to participate, if possible, as their support makes a significant difference in their child's academic progress and success.

Cynthia provides assistance with SAT and ACT math, English, reading and science, pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, biology, honors chemistry, high school and college level essay writing, English language arts, and U.S. and world history.

Cynthia hold a bachelor's degree in English and World Literature with minor specializations in Spanish Literature and General Biology from the University of California at San Diego.


Education

University of California, San Diego Alumnus
World Lit., English, Biological Sc.

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $50
  • Rate details: Late notice cancellation/reschedule and no-shows will be assessed the session fee.
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/2/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have been preparing students for ACT English for 15 years, and typically students who are re-taking the test improve their test scores by as much as 20 percent. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have been preparing students of the ACT and SAT critical reading test for the past 15 years, with particular emphasis on test-taking strategy, comprehension building, and analysis of each type of question for improving accuracy. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results. My experience as a writing tutor has helped me assist students with the essay portion of the test and the English grammar portion of the test. My writing methods ensure your child will have a structure to write an effective essay for an improved test score.
Writing

Writing

I am a university writing tutor who has also worked with children in grades K-12 for the past 10 years in English, reading, writing, math and science. I have been a writing tutor for the University of California, Irvine and San Diego campuses.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 students for over 10 years and have developed methods to help students improve their study habits and improve their test scores. I can provide materials or use the student's materials for lessons, which will ensure that each meeting with the student will have prepared lesson complete with practice work.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have 15 years of experience preparing students for the SAT and the ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
Writing,

Writing

I am a university writing tutor who has also worked with children in grades K-12 for the past 10 years in English, reading, writing, math and science. I have been a writing tutor for the University of California, Irvine and San Diego campuses.
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been preparing students for SAT and ACT level math for 15 years and currently prepare students for the latest version of the SAT and ACT in all subjects. Students who need to review elementary and high school math for the SAT or ACT will find that I provide a comprehensive review of all concepts needed to succeed on the test. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 students for over 10 years and have developed methods to help students improve their study habits and improve their test scores. I can provide materials or use the student's materials for lessons, which will ensure that each meeting with the student will have prepared lesson complete with practice work.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have 15 years of experience preparing students for the SAT and the ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 students for over 10 years and have developed methods to help students improve their study habits and improve their test scores. I can provide materials or use the student's materials for lessons, which will ensure that each meeting with the student will have prepared lesson complete with practice work.
Writing,

Writing

I am a university writing tutor who has also worked with children in grades K-12 for the past 10 years in English, reading, writing, math and science. I have been a writing tutor for the University of California, Irvine and San Diego campuses.
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Science

ACT Science

ACT Science

I have been providing ACT and SAT test prep for over 15 years. My techniques have helped students improve their test scores by as much as 25 percent. The strategies that I employ are in line with the expectations and standards of the test-makers. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 students for over 10 years and have developed methods to help students improve their study habits and improve their test scores. I can provide materials or use the student's materials for lessons, which will ensure that each meeting with the student will have prepared lesson complete with practice work.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have 15 years of experience preparing students for the SAT and the ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
Writing,

Writing

I am a university writing tutor who has also worked with children in grades K-12 for the past 10 years in English, reading, writing, math and science. I have been a writing tutor for the University of California, Irvine and San Diego campuses.
Algebra 2, Geometry

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I have been preparing students for ACT English for 15 years, and typically students who are re-taking the test improve their test scores by as much as 20 percent. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been preparing students for SAT and ACT level math for 15 years and currently prepare students for the latest version of the SAT and ACT in all subjects. Students who need to review elementary and high school math for the SAT or ACT will find that I provide a comprehensive review of all concepts needed to succeed on the test. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have been preparing students of the ACT and SAT critical reading test for the past 15 years, with particular emphasis on test-taking strategy, comprehension building, and analysis of each type of question for improving accuracy. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have been providing ACT and SAT test prep for over 15 years. My techniques have helped students improve their test scores by as much as 25 percent. The strategies that I employ are in line with the expectations and standards of the test-makers. I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have 15 years of experience preparing students for the SAT and the ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results.
SAT Writing

SAT Writing

I currently have fifteen years of experience tutoring students for the SAT and ACT with proven results (please see the testimonials on my WyzAnt link). My sessions are customized to meet the student's individual academic needs for optimal test preparation using the latest strategies and techniques proven to produce the best test results. My experience as a writing tutor has helped me assist students with the essay portion of the test and the English grammar portion of the test. My writing methods ensure your child will have a structure to write an effective essay for an improved test score.

Examples of Expertise


Cynthia has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 2 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (643 ratings)
5 star
(587)
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3 star
(9)
2 star
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1 star
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Reviews

will be scheduling with her again!

Great help! Prepping for a finals my daughter feels so much more confident going into her test now. Thank you

Sara, 9 lessons with Cynthia

Knowledgeable and patient teacher.

Cynthia seems to be very knowledgeable tutor. I liked also how soft and calm her voice sounds which helps student not to be stressed or nervous and concentrate on the lesson. I hope she can help our son with his progress in English language study.

Natalya, 5 lessons with Cynthia

Knowledgeable and patient teacher.

Cynthia seems to be very knowledgeable tutor. I liked also how soft and calm her voice sounds which helps student not to be stressed or nervous and concentrate on the lesson. I hope she can help our son with his progress in English language study.

Natalya, 5 lessons with Cynthia

My son approved!

My son was very reluctant to tutoring but knew he needed it for a chance of a devent score on the ACT…he’s a man of few words but did tell me he really liked Cynthia and felt he learned during his session. Looking forward to the next session!

Heather, 5 lessons with Cynthia

My son approved!

My son was very reluctant to tutoring but knew he needed it for a chance of a devent score on the ACT…he’s a man of few words but did tell me he really liked Cynthia and felt he learned during his session. Looking forward to the next session!

Heather, 5 lessons with Cynthia

Excellent ACT teacher

We searched hard for ACT teachers and nothing was working out . Fortunately we connected with Cynthia and there was no looking back after that. She is so prompt , so well prepared. Cynthia has a plan for every lesson and my daughter just loves her way of teaching. Cynthia communicates very well and has material prepared all the time. Highly recommend Cynthia ! Thank you so much Cynthia !!

Varsha, 13 lessons with Cynthia

my son is excited to see her again!!

It is very difficult to get my son to engage when it comes to math. I came through the room and watched him fully engaged and participating in the lesson. Can’t wait to see him grow! Seeing her again next week!

Claudia, 13 lessons with Cynthia

In just 3 lessons, Cynthia helped my daughter improve her SAT Writing score

Our daughter wanted to improve her score in the SAT Writing section. She was struggling a bit with some topics so we got some sessions for her with Cynthia and we're glad we did! In just three sessions, a couple of weeks before the big day, Cynthia helped our daughter go from the 96th percentile in the SAT Writing section to the 99th percentile. Overall, our daughter improved from 1,400 to 1,530. Cynthia's help with questions types and strategies for dealing with the section, as well as patience and encouragement really made a difference. Thanks, Cynthia!

Rodrigo, 3 lessons with Cynthia

Knowledgeable & kind

Cynthia was organized and really helpful to the kids in sharing specific ways to study for the SAT / ACT - will definitely book again. My kids found her much more helpful than a local test prep program that was much more expensive! Total win.

Melissa, 4 lessons with Cynthia
Hourly Rate: $50
Response time: 45 minutes
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