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Margaret is warm and patient with Susie. Susie really likes her and we are very appreciative of you making the switch!
Lisa and Brianna bonded quickly and the sessions are going very well. Brianna is a pro! We really appreciate having her in our lives. Thank you! - Dorothy
We had our first session today. Camille is fantastic and Susie agrees. I think they are going to be a great match. She had Susie squared away on inequalities in no time. Susie was smiling while she did her math homework tonight.
I wanted to call your attention to the notes below and the work that Joanne has been doing with Ellen. This last session, in particular, is exactly the type of help Ellen needs, so reading these notes made me very happy. Thank you so much! And the work is paying off: Ellen brought home an exceptionally good report card yesterday - all of her grades went up and she had the most '4's I've seen on her report card yet! We were so excited and she was beaming. 🙂
We really loved our tutor Kara! My daughter really relates to her and has improved her writing!
I like the convenience of having the tutor come to our house versus having to drive somewhere. I can continue to get things done uninterrupted. My daughter's understanding of math has increased. She really needs the one on one that teachers don't have the time or inclination to provide
My son is up to date with his work and feeling more comfortable. Maddy is wonderful!
Our tutor has been excellent, accommodating, flexible, and very professional. Our son is a challenge but she has been able to work with him. We couldn't have done it without Anne.
For any family looking for an organization coach, I would recommend Educational Connections
I wanted to say thanks so much for all Shivon's help. She didn’t just help increase my skills but also my confidence! The ACT on Saturday went pretty well, especially the science and english...the math was a bit iffy but we’ll see how it turned out. I also got my PSAT score today and I got a 1240! I got a 1080 sophomore year so it was obviously a huge improvement mainly thanks to Shivon. She really helped me expand my skills but was also a really fun person to talk to. Again thank you so so much!
We are so thrilled! Maddie’s ACT score went from a 29 to 34! Before, UVA was a big stretch, but now it’s a real possibility. We couldn’t be happier. Michael was an amazing tutor and really connected with Maddie and motivated her. We also love her new AP Stats tutor. You’ve really helped both my girls throughout high school. Thank you!
I cannot say enough amazing words about Miss Cindy and what a perfect match EC made when you placed her and Nico together. He has thrived over the last 18+months with the consistent, focused engagement that Miss Cindy has provided. She is patient, kind, motivating and I have seen firsthand the talent and professionalism she brings to her tutoring. Essentially she has been a tremendous part of Nico's continued success in learning and a special person to our entire family. While we know Nico will struggle to learn, he has worked so hard and we as parents and his teachers at school see his great progress....and that is only through him working so hard and others believing in him. His teachers and supporters including Miss Cindy have made the difference and for this, we are profoundly grateful and hopeful. Nico is a beautiful and bright boy who is full of life and love and we will continue to support him in every way possible.
I wanted you to know how pleased we have been with your services! Our daughter has improved her grade so much in Algebra. Karen has been really good for her and our daughter has been able to understand the materials.
I am compelled to tell you how incredible Ashley is as a tutor. Let's start with the fact that she arrived every day on time and got right down to business and she stayed until the hour ended, every time. Ashley is someone who has a gift. She knows exactly how to take concepts and pull them off the page to help students learn. For example, she once came into the kitchen and asked for a glass of water to dramatize volume to our child. She would often tell our child, "I showed you how to do it, now I want you to teach it back to me." She never came unprepared, she always had worksheets, problems for our child to work on in case there was not much math homework or a quiz to study for. Her goal was always to make sure that our child truly understood the concepts that they were working on. It has made a world of difference to our child to have Ashley's support and knowledge.
I believe Jennifer let you know but I wanted to follow up to let you know Jennifer scored a 34 on her most recent test! We are thrilled. What an improvement in her score and in her confidence. She has really become much more confident in her academic abilities in the past few months.
Thank you so much for the large part you played in improving her score and improving her confidence. She really enjoyed working with you.
We've been clients of EC for the past 5+ years for multiple children for various reasons. We've always been pleased with the tutors they have chosen for us and our goals and expectations have been consistently met!
Thank you Ann for providing such a helpful resource for our family. You have an amazing team. Jan and Jill are knowledgeable, kind and effective. Your office staff is also very professional and courteous. We are pleased with how our son has learned and grown with his tutors. Your newsletters are helpful and provide us with good strategies we can implement at home.
My daughter has always struggled with math and was found to have dyscalculia a year ago. She attends an academically rigorous school and her self confidence had been plummeting. Once she started working with Judy however, things quickly changed. Judy is warm and kind, but firm, and stays on task for the whole session. I overhear her praise and encourage my daughter appropriately, yet also persisting with difficult concepts. Judy communicated regularly with my daughter's math teacher at school, resulting in my daughter always being prepared for homework, tests, quizzes and exams. Her grade shot up and now vacillates between A and B. Judy is a gem – we are very lucky to have been introduced to her.
Both our boys had SAT tutoring through Educational Connections. Our oldest son began tutoring in January 2014. Our son was a very good student and test taker, but we wanted private tutoring to get his SAT to the next level. His goal was to take the test once, which he did in June, and scored 2250. (When he considered trying to cram the final tutoring sessions together to take the test earlier, the tutor was able to convince him that there was no rush and he should wait for the June test. This was the perfect advice.) Our younger son started tutoring in late 2016. He wants to play soccer in college and at the schools he is interested in, he was told he needed between a 1350-1400. His goal was to take the test as many times as needed to get that score. Thinking he could short cut the system, after only a few tutoring sessions, he took the test in December and got a 1240 or 1250. He then really buckled down with his tutor and she did a great job motivating him, resulting in a 200 point improvement when he took the test in March. We were so thrilled that the same tutor was still with Educational Connections 3 years after first tutoring our older son. Our two boys had different goals and have different study styles, but their tutor was able to get the best from both of them. Thank you so much to her and to EC!
The tutor has been able to explain physics to my daughter when her teacher has not. It is great that he comes to the home...that is fantastic for busy schedules!