Helm Tutors offers Test Preparation [Test Prep] and Academic Tutoring in a number of formats (1-on-1 private sessions – face-to-face or online.) Because we have an interactive whiteboard built into our site, we are able to tutor you one-on-one regardless of your location. In the past, we have been able to tutor students as far as Jakarta and as close as Brooklyn. Our face-to-face tutoring is available only to students near the NYC metro area. In general, our face-to-face rates are much higher than our online tutoring offerings. In addition, we occasionally work with an entire school on SAT or other test prep program by sending tutors to the school’s location 2 or 3 times a week [Again for the NYC metro area.]
Our approach to test prep is the same regardless of the standardized exam that we help you with. We give students a couple of diagnostic test to start. We go over the diagnostic exams. Then, we teach a number of lessons (depending on diagnosed areas of weakness) and thereafter, we practice tests. That is, after the lessons where we “fill in any gaps,” we get into a routine of doing a practice test and going over the practice test. We continue practicing until a couple of weeks prior to the real test date where we give our students official previously administered tests. We have seen this plan work countless times with many of our students getting perfect scores on their official exam reports.
Our menu of test prep includes the following (not limited to):
SAT Subject Tests
Contest Mathematics (AMC, etc)
Our tutors have experience in helping students achieve their dream scores. Equally importantly, they know how to teach the underlying subject in a way that enriches the student’s learning experience and has long-lasting benefits. Our tutors truly stand out with academic tutoring, bringing their love of the subjects they excel in to the student.
We are able to tutor ALL High School subjects and we additionally offer support to college students on a request basis. For example, we have previously worked on math with students attending Cornell University, Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon, and Harvard University.