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What Naperville & Surrounding Area, Out-of-State High School Parents, Their Sons and Daughters Are Saying
Many students and their parents would like to know how our previous students and their parents view our services. We hope these references will provide some comfort & confidence in our services.
Many parents find us on High School Guidance Department resource lists in Naperville School Districts, 203 and 204, Benet Academy, St. Francis Catholic, Joliet Catholic, Montini Catholic, Lisle, and North, East & South Plainfield, Wheaton Academy, & Wheaton North High Schools. We also see students from Downers Grove and Wheaton Warrenville and Oswego High Schools.
Students we tutor reward us with improved performance, admissions into the universities and colleges of their choice, and often they receive academic scholarships based on their GPA and ACT test scores.
At Naperville Tutoring, we strive to help each student develop a love for learning, giving consideration to each student's learning style and their preferred learning modality, in our customized approach with Subject tutoring, ACT PREP & SAT PREP. We understand the impact of ACT & SAT Test results for students and their families.
Read some of our student and parent's comments below.
We welcome and look forward to helping you prepare for the university or college of your choice.
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REACH FOR 1600 ™ | SAT PREP | SUMMIT SAT PREP ™ | Naperville Tutoring Advantage
One-on-One SAT PREP Tutoring | SAT Test Results | 2220 | 1560 on NEW SAT
I just wanted to get back to you to let you know how W. did on the June SAT.
His scores were: Critical Reading: 740, Math: 720, Writing: 760 | Composite 2220 | 1560 on NEW SAT
W. told me he felt your preparation was good, to the point, and useful for the test. He was happy (tho never completely satisfied--you know how W is!) with his scores. I believe the scores are a little better than his ACT, so the SAT was worth doing. Thanks again for all your help, and we'll be happy to provide a positive reference if you have any future clients looking for SAT prep help. We'll let you know when W finally makes his college decision. W. told me your prep was better for his preferred style of learning/studying than your competitor's review course, so I'm so glad we found you! We hope your summer is going well--before you know it, the fall review sessions will be revving up!
J.D. | Mom | Naperville North High School
We are honored and proud to serve Naperville & surrounding area students with ACT PREP and SAT PREP.
Naperville Tutoring is delighted to see many ACT Composite score gains: Our lowest average gain we see on the ACT Test is 3 points up. The ACT Test is commonly repeated during the Junior and early Senior year. When you see a 5-9 point gain, it is usually a result of a student taking the ACT Test three, sometimes as many as five times.
The test scores reflected are those Naperville Tutoring has been made aware of by our students, moms or dads sharing their proud results. We hope this information will be helpful, providing encouragment to consider Naperville Tutoring for your son's or daughter's SAT or ACT PREP. We welcome working with your son or daughter!
Naperville Tutoring is excited & rewarded when they hear students reach their test goal ... delighted when they hear news from the families whose son or daughter receives an invitation & admittance to his or her Dream University, along with a scholarship. We are honored to have had a small part in helping. Now that is exciting & rewarding!
Sometimes we stay in touch after students are ready to graduate from college ...
"M is doing well! He will be a senior accounting major at Ohio state. He'll graduate in May next year and will be finishing his extra hours for the CPA exam by December 2018 (need 150 hours to sit for exam).
We are doing well too. Two daughters, now married, and three grandchildren. Hard to believe it. They are all grown up! No downtime yet. Not til tuition is all paid. Thx to your help tho M has enjoyed a good scholarship from Ohio state."
L.B. | Mom | Former NCHS Student | ACT PREP
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 3 Points Up | 32 to 35
Just want to let you know that we are extremely happy with the result! When we contacted you, we were a little concerned because there were only 8 weeks left before the June ACT test. However, your course was effective and efficient! Without your help, we don't believe O could improve his ACT from 32 to 35! We will definitely refer you to our friends.
AC & Q C
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | ACT Practice Test Results | First ACT Test | Sophomore | 32
J made a 32 on his June 14, 2014 ACT. I think that is an excellent start. Interesting scores: 32, 29, 32, 35. This is from the ACT website. Thank you for your very special assistance, and we hopefully can discuss another set of strategically placed SKYPE sessions to help him move that score up. The most likely date for his next test will be the February 7, 2015 test date.
M.L. | Dad | Xavier College Prep High School | Rancho Mirage, CA
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One SKYPE | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 32 to 34
J earned a 34 on his most recent ACT. The increase was clearly achieved through your help by increasing his Math score from a 28 to a 33 (Eng 35, Math 33, Reading 31, Science 36)
The guidance and support you provided has been essential to his success. Thank you.
I thought you would enjoy knowing that J has been accepted to both Air Force Academy and to Yale. He also applied to Annapolis, and has not yet heard back, so no rejections! I believe he is going to attend Yale on an ROTC scholarship. Thank you for being an essential part of making that happen for him.
M L | Dad of Xavier College Prep High School| son, Rancho Mirage, CA
J L | Student | Xavier College Prep High School, Palm Desert, CA
Sophomore Achieved ACT Composite 32 | Junior Achieved ACT Composite 34 | 2 Points Up
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 8 Points Up | 26 to 34
How are you? I hope you are doing well? M got his State Act score this week. His composite is 34: 34 in English, 35 Math, 31 Reading, 34 Science and 31 in Writing.
I wanted to thank you both again for helping M. I know you two have been a big help.
N. P. | Mom | Naperville North High School | son, M. L.
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-On-One | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 30 to 32
Thank you guys again for your help. It made a tremendous difference (which my 2 point jump shows:).
English-35 (two more than personal best)
Math-30 (same as personal best)
Reading-29 (two more than personal best)
Science- 33 (one less than personal best)
Composite- 32 ( two more than previous best)
I'm confident that with more work and the full time you guys suggested I would have been able to make that 32 a 33 or even 34, but I still think what you guys helped me do in such a short amount of time was incredible. Unfortunately, or fortunately I guess, I am finally done with the ACT! Woohoo!
Again, thank you both so much. I will send you a picture of myself as soon as I find one to send so I can begin my road to fame on your website instead of the road to a 36. ha ha. Thank you,
N P | Student | Waubonsie Valley High School
Very nice to get your email this morning. I will let N answer your question himself (we are waiting on final, final confirmation next week, but it turned out to kind of be a dream scenario for him/us – and it wouldn’t have been possible without the 32).
I wanted to send Merry Christmas wishes back to you and Paul as well. Thank you for your kind words toward N – every parent likes to hear someone else say nice things about their kids.
So, speaking of kids, that’s also why I wanted to reach out. I had mentioned that our youngest son C is a Sophomore this year - heading toward a Junior year and ACT prep next Fall. When would we need to start talking to you about putting him on your list for next Fall and what would you suggest for how you would work with him? You will enjoy C – he is BY FAR our most social kid.
J B P | Dad | Waubonsie Valley High School | son, N.P.
REACH FOR 36 ™ | REACH FOR 1600 ™ | Naperville Tutoring Advantage
Small Group ACT PREP Class & One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 7 Points Up | 22 to 29
I am so sorry I am only getting on to you now, I have meant to email you so many times. L received a 29 in His ACT score, which we all were very happy with. As you know this is all very new to us, We are learning as we go, and L could not have achieved this score with out your help, We are so grateful. Thank you both so very much for your lovely email about L, and for your dedication and encouragement. We are extremely grateful to you both. Our very best wishes always,
C. R. | Mom | Neuqua Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class & One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 28 to 33
D may have already emailed you, but I wanted to let you know that he just received the results on the Feb 11 ACT: His score was a 33! We are proud of that score and wanted toS. P. | Mom | Neuqua Valley High School thank you for all of the tutoring and guidance. He plans on taking it one more time to reach his goal of 34-35. I will keep you posted.
Congrats Kalihers on doing a fantastic job with N. The difference between 29 and 32 is astronomical! Well done!
N. Q. Student | Wheaton North High School - Pr B
ACT PREP ™ | One-On-One | ACT Test Results | 9 Points Up | 22 to 31
I hope you are both doing well and wanted to let you know that I passed my goal and received a 31 on the February ACT! I am extremely thankful for all of your help and support and I miss learning from you! Individually, I received a 34 on the English section, a 33 on the reading section, a 29 on the math section, and a 30 on the science section. Thank you, thank you, thank you for helping me to surpass my goal!! Have a great rest of your week!
A. F. | Student | Plainfield East High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 21 to 25
Hi, I got a 25 so my score went up 4 points I believe. I am going to take it again in April and probably in June if I don't like the score I get in April. I have made a list of 10 schools I'm considering and they all pretty much have the same requirements so I'm hoping that getting the score I want will allow me to get in at least three of those schools. Thank you again for the tutoring it was very helpful!
J.T. | Student | Naperville Central High School
ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 17 to 22
Hi Joan and Paul,
I wanted to let you know that I finally got my composite score for the second test: 22! 24 English, 18 math, 22 reading and 24 science. My writing score is not yet calculated but as I understand it, the writing score doesn't change my composite score. I'm sure you both remember that I only needed a 21 on my score in order to qualify for the Schools specialization of my MSW program. So, needless to say, I am beyond happy and so thankful for your guidance and help! The support and advice you gave me were priceless. Thank you again.
J. Student | Aurora Universtiy
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 6 Points Up | 28 to 34
Here are my scores from the February test! Thank you so much for all your help :)
K. L . Student | Benet Academy
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 32 to 34
Wanted to share with you C's ACT results from February, post prep with the both of you. C. S. Results Composite Dec 2016 32 Feb 2017 34
Needless to say, we are thrilled and so proud of her. Thank you so much for offering such a fantastic program!! I have passed on your information to the counseling department at Joliet Catholic. There are a fair number of students who live in the Naperville/Plainfield area that attend JCA. Best regards,
K. S. | Mom | Joliet Catholic Academy | Daughter C.S.
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 4 Points Up | 27 to 31
L wanted me to let you know she got a 29 on the Feb. ACT. We are thrilled! She thinks she can do better. So, she would like to take the June 10th test and is wondering if she can get 3 tutoring sessions with you that week.
We wanted to let you know L got a 31 on her last ACT. To say we are all thrilled is an understatement! Thank you for helping L exceed her goal. She would thank you personally but she is at U of I this week for an electrical engineering camp. Thanks again!
H R | Mom | Nequa Valley High School | daughter L .R.
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 26 to 31
Just wanted to let you know L received a score of 31 on her ACT!! We are thrilled to say the least! Thank you for your hard work with L and her group. She really feels the
time she spent with you helped her!
C.H. and D.H. | Mom & Dad | Naperville Central High School | Daughter, L.H.
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™| ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 26 to 30
K's experience on her one to one tutoring has been completely positive and very rewarding! The two hours she spent with you (Ms. Joan and Mr. Paul) once a week for 9 weeks increase her test score 4 points! The accountability and the outline you gave her to stay on track was critical to her success. Thank you sharing your problem solving techniques when you worked through The Barron’s workbooks and The Real ACT Guide workbook. These techniques not only help her with her ACT testing, but she applied these same techniques to her AP/Honors high school tests in physics, calculus and history.
The investment as a parent that we made with Naperville Tutoring has been a 100% return! The Merit Scholarships K is eligible for now with her GPA and her ACT results!
We have recommend you to other families and will continue to do so!
J.K. | Mom | Metea Valley High School | Daughter K. K.
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 32 to 34
I got a 35 in English, and 33 in the other 3 subjects. 34 Composite. Again, thank you so much for taking me as a student and helping me to achieve my goal!
For me, it was a lot better to go through each question and explain the right answer instead of just saying "A is wrong, B is right". It helped me more to learn about how to answer questions effectively. Because I can answer questions more quickly, I have more time to go over what I might have missed.
L. C. | Student | Naperville North High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One & SKYPE | Straddle Approach
My experience here has been completely positive! I struggled particularly with Math, and the individualized sessions allowed me to work on Math as much as I needed to. This really helped me improve my scores. The Barron’s workbooks were also extremely helpful, as they provided a diverse set of practice questions and good reminders about each section of the ACT test. All the Act Practice tests I was able to take helped me to solidify what I learned during tutoring and from the Barron’s books by putting it to use soon after learning. All in all, I was able to accomplish tons by working with Ms. Joan and Mr. Paul—and they’re super kind and welcoming, which makes every session great!
E.D. | Student | Naperville North High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | SKYPE - FaceTime
Hello! Hope all is well. I greatly apologize for not sending you anything sooner! Just wanted to let you know I can not thank you two enough for all of the prep & time you devoted to me prepping for the ACT. I truly appreciate it and went into the test feeling very prepared. Overall I think the test went well for the first time actually taking it. The only thing I was worried about was that I found one the passages for reading to be difficult than most. The rest of the passages seemed good though. Other than that I felt I did well in English, math, and science! I learned many valuable tests taking techniques and concepts from you two that will help me in many other aspects of future test taking for any subject. Thank you again so much, I enjoyed learning from you both. Your knowledge, professionalism, and dedication was evident in every session. I looked forward to each Monday night and you made something boring and stressful, fun and enjoyable. I am sure I will be seeing you in the future. Hope you have a wonderful holiday season! Hope the dog search is going well, too:)
E. B. | Student | Ottawa High School
We cannot thank you enough for everything you have done to help prepare E for Saturday! We cannot be more happy with the results. She absolutely loved her sessions and had nothing but wonderful things to say about the both of you. The kindness and hospitality you showed us, was above and beyond! I know your success depends on results, however, I feel the personal connection you have with your students is unparalleled! Without that connection, lesson are lost. E immediately felt welcome and at ease with you. To say we were beyond impressed would be an understatement.
T. B. | Mom | Ottawa High School | The B.........D, T, E and M (you will be meeting him in about 2 years :)
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | Straddle Approach | 6 Points Up | 25 to 31
Just wanted to let you know L received a score of 31 on her ACT!! She will be taking it again June 11. Depending on her level of happiness, she may take it again in September. We are thrilled to say the least! Thank you for your hard work with Lindsay and her group. She really feels the time she spent with you helped her!
C.H. & D. H. | Mom & Dad | Naperville Central High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | Straddle Approach | 5 Points Up | 25 to 30
Hi. I don't think the others got back to you on Dana's score. She got a 27on the April test. She is taking it again on 6/11. Dana scored a 30 on the most recent test.
M. W. | Mom | Naperville Central High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | One-on-One | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 3 Points Up | 27 to 30
Since my test scores went from a 27 to “through the roof”, 30, it is obvious this system is effective. I can’t say I have any complaints other than a heavy workload. However, I also think the workload is absolutely necessary and I appreciated you guys being flexible with my busy schedule. I’m sure you will see my brother here soon. Thank you so much.
K. C. | Student | Plainfield East High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 18 to 23
The class helped a lot. I saw my score increase and pacing my time became easier. I learned test-taking tips I didn’t know before that helped me save time. The Barron’s was hard, but definitely helped on the ACT practice tests. I feel a lot more confident on taking the actual test now. Thank You!
S. A . | Naperville North High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 8 Points Up | 16 to 24
I just wanted to happily let you guys know that I got a 24 on my latest ACT ...that's 4 points higher than my last!
I felt this class helped me understand techniques to use during the ACT test. It helped me improve my time management during the tests. I feel that when I took the ACT Test, it was a lot easier than the ACT Practice Test . All in all, I surprisingly had fun during ACT PREP! The Barron’s books were difficult, but helpful. I definitely like the ACT Real PREP Book though. Thank you!
Hello Mr. and Mrs. K!
I would like to proudly inform you both that I was admitted to my reach school, Loyola University! This was a dream school and I truthfully thought I wouldn’t be able to get in but I made it!I just wanted to thank you guys because without you I wouldn’t be at this point, so thank you!
Y. P. | Student | Naperville North High School
You and Paul have really made a dramatic impact on Y!
B.P. | Mom | Naperville North High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | Straddle Approach | ACT Test Results | 3 Points Up | 24 to 27
The great part of this class is that it really puts you into that ACT testing mode. I know that the more practice I do, the better I will be at recognizing the questions and answering them faster. I thought it was also great that you guys knew what I was good at and what I needed help with. You both took the time to help me improve in all areas. Thank you!
M. C. | Naperville North High School
Wanted to let you know that M is moving in the right direction. She recently found out that she got a 27. Thank you for all your help!
L. C. | Mom | Naperville North High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 30 to 32
Over the course of this month, I feel I've picked up many useful strategies and tactics to understand and excel on the ACT Test. In questions I got wrong, I received In-depth analysis of individual questions and basic rules to follow (such as choosing the concise answer on the English portion), This class has given me a better grasp than a high school course would have.
J. C. | Student | Metea Valley High School
32 Composite, 32 English, 29 Math , 32 Reading & 33 Science.Northwestern added to the list of schools along with U. of Illinois. Thank you.
H.S. | Mom | Metea Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 30
I would definitely say that this tutoring class helped me improve on my ACT scores and it is evident in the scores I received. A steady increase from a 28 to a 33 over 5 practice tests really shows how my skills progress. I would certainly note that the small class size and closeness of the tutoring helped me to excel than an average size classroom. Thanks for the help!
P. M. | Student | Metea Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 18 to 22
Hi Mr and Mrs Kaliher, How are you guys doing? I just wanted to let you know that I did take the Act Test Sept 13, 2014 and I did receive a 22! YAY!
T. S. | Student |Neuqua Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 6 Points Up | 18 to 24
I wanted to let you know that M achieved her goal of 24 on her latest ACT! I don’t believe she will be taking it again, as she is satisfied with this score and believes it is good enough to get her into her first choice of schools, UW - La Crosse.
Thanks for your help with M. I definitely think it made a difference in helping her achieve her goal. Thank you.
J.W. | Mom | Naperville Central High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 20-25
M.W. | Student | Wabonsie Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 19 to 24
I would whole heartedly recommend Naperville Tutoring for ACT Tutoring. I found them to be very knowledgeable about all the subjects while honing in on my weaker areas. I enjoyed tutoring in their home and found it to be clean, professional, and quiet. By working with Paul and Joan, my ACT score improved 4.50 points. With hard work and dedication in athletics, academic studies, and ACT tutoring, I received an academic and athletic scholarship. The money to invest in learning how to take the ACT Test is worth it!
WJM | Student | Oswego High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 20-24
W.B. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | ACT Practice Test Results | 7 Points Up | 27 to 34
• I love the environment here; I always feel welcome and comfortable
• It's very evident that you are both extremely knowledgeable and experienced with what you do
• Even though I was busy and had other work to do, you both always pushed me to not accept anything less than my very best
Thank you both so much for this experience; I owe my success and progress to you.
C.H. | Student | Naperville North High School
C hit her goal of 34! We are very proud of her.
A.F. | Mom | Naperville North High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 29 to 31 | Super Scored 33
We are delighted with the tutoring our daughter received from Naperville Tutoring. Joan and Paul were committed, knowledgeable, and very resourceful. After each session, her confidence soared and her scores improved. As a parent that is what you want to see, I would recommend their services to anyone!
T. C. | Mom | Metea Valley High School
L attended Naperville Tutoring’s One-on-One private ACT PREP sessions simply hoping to improve my score. I was not sure where to begin, but with their help, I learned how to see and respond to problems differently. Throughout the sessions, we targeted my weaknesses and further improved my strengths. The sessions themselves revolve around active participation by working out missed or confusing problems or simply asking questions, which allow me to really understand and apply it later. By the end of the sessions, I not only increased my score, but also gained an immeasurable amount of confidence. I was able to walk into the test, truly believing I could succeed. Super scored a 33 , so that's really good because a lot of my colleges take the highest from all tests.
After months of heavy deliberation, I've decided to attend the University of Chicago and I'm really excited. It was great working with you guys and I wish you continued success in your business.
L. C. | Student | Metea Valley High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 30 to 32
Naperville Tutoring has brought my ACT score so much higher than I had anticipated coming from 2 previous ACT prep classes. I feel so much more prepared after 2 weeks with Naperville Tutoring than from former months of ACT PREP practice. The 2 teachers on 1 student structure truly pushed me to work harder than ever and the work is paying off. By exposing me to so many different kinds of problems and giving me new tips and tricks, I know I am ready for test day. (June 8, 2013)
C. S. | Student | Naperville North High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 23 to 27
As A. gets ready to sign her National Letter of Intent (NLI) tomorrow to play Division I college hockey on a full ride, she owes thanks to all of the great coaches that have helped her achieve her goals. You guys are among those great coaches.
When we came to you, A. was heavily recruited and had offers from a number of NCAA DI schools including some Ivies. You guys sat down with us and developed a unique game plan that fit her demanding travel schedule. You designed practices for her and coached her to master her skills and technique. After watching her take early practice ACT tests on the road, I could not have imagined the calm confidence that she displayed before and after the official test. By “game” day, you had converted a nervous wreck into a confident test taker.
With your help, the hard work paid off. A. achieved personal bests in all subject areas and raised her composite score by 4 points overall. By doing so, she had achieved the ACT score necessary to attend any of the schools that were recruiting her - even those in the Ivy League.
Again, thank you for being great coaches!
M.C. | Dad | Waubonsie Valley High School
(A note from Naperville Tutoring: We know this father & daughter were generous in going forward with our ACT PREP. When A. received the good news of a full-ride athletic scholarship to Mankato, they still made an ACT PREP investment to help other students who might qualify for scholarship assistance. How generous A.C. and Mr. M.C.)
One-on-One ACT PREP | Straddled ACT PREP | 2 ACT Tests | 4 Points Up | 27 to 31
I don't know if M replied or not. She got a composite score of 31 on the April test. She was very excited, as were her mother and I. She plans to take the test again on June 8th. Without any pressure on her having the 31 in hand, she hopes she can improve just one more point. Her decision to go for it, not ours. My wife and I thank you for helping her. While it seems expensive when writing the check, the merit award scholarship money a score of 31 provides along with her GPA and other activities, puts her well on her way to getting a great education, and without a mountain of debt when she is done. Thank you.
B.R. | Dad | Plainfield North High SchoolOne-on-One ACT PREP | ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 32
Thank you for all your help. I got my ACT score back and I got a 32 on it. I will be taking it again in June. I am happy with my score since it was just my first time taking it and I do believe that it will go up if I prep a little more and review our strategies we went over in my tutoring sessions. Thank you for all yours and Mr. Paul's help.
A.S. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | 2 ACT Tests | 5 Points Up | 27 to 32
We are so grateful you took our daughter and gave her confidence by acknowledging what she knows. Then helping her to learn that it is OK to get help. We have set the bar so high. She was running around the house, dancing when she heard about her score. C was strutting her stuff.
Joan and Paul K. really prepared me.
C.L. | Student | Naperville North High School moved to California - SKYPED last 2 ACT PREP sessions!
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 3 Points Up | 26 to 29
Joan, wanted to let u know that J took the ACT in Aprli, 2014 and he got a 29! We are so thrilled!
C.F. | Mom | Metea Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 26 to 31
Thanks to both of you for helping me!
B.S. | Student | Waubonsie Valley High School
Wanted you to know B's ACT score that she took February 8, 2014. She got a 31 - english 33, math 32, reading 31 and science 28. She took another one with the school last week. Thanks!
P.S. | Dad | Waubonsie Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Results | 3 Points Up | 25 to 28 | Super scored 29
I have tried many other ACT PREP tutors before. In the end, they never helped raise my score in areas that needed to be raised. My English was weak and the Barron's workbook has helped improve my score. I personally was not a big fan of the Barron's books, mostly because I didn't look at my Barron's homework and had to cram. I can now say that the Barron's workbooks improved my score. I like the Real ACT Practice Tests because this book had good and fair tests, even if some of the tests differed in difficulty. I had a good experience and wish that I had heard of Naperville Tutoring service sooner.
E.E. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class & One-on-One ACT PREP | Straddled | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 26 to 28
M got his ACT back from the September test. He got a 28 composite. Woo hoo!! The split of scores were not as expected: English 29, Math 28, Reading 30 Science 24. The 30 in Reading and the 29 in English brought his super score up to a 30!Whooooohooooooo!I have been so busy recently that I haven't found the time to tell you how I did on the April, 2013 ACT Test. I got a score of 30! Reading 27, English 30, Math 31, Science 32. Thank you so much for all your help. I don't think this would have been possible otherwise. Your grateful student.
So, he got what he needed for both Ohio State - 28 and Indiana Business School Direct Admit - 30
Thank you for all that you did for him!!!
L.B. | Mom | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up | 28 to 30
A.S. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 27 to 32
The work in the Barron's workbooks was a challenge, but the difficulty made the actual ACT Practice tests much easier. I enjoyed the intimacy of the class because all of my questions could be answered with thorough explanations. I feel much more prepared going into the test than when I studied on my own. I was able to learn more strategies to help with my timing and accuracy.
E.Y. | Student | Metea Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 27 to 32
School has been keep me busy especially with AP exams and finals which are coming up. My April ACT was an improvement from my last ACT score. I got a 35 on English , 28 on Math, 31 on Reading, and 26 on Science. Still waiting to hear about the ACT I took in school, I am signed up for the June 8th with focus on Math and Science. Thank you so much for everything! I haven't made any decisions on colleges yet because I'm waiting to see how high I can get my ACT score. My overall GPA is a 4.7. I have applied to volunteer at Edwards over the summer. My mind is pretty set on management as my major and I'm hoping that my shadowing at a law firm and another who is going to tell me about his practice and career will help give me assurance about my career plan. I got a 32! Thank you again for everything!
R. J. | Student | Metea Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | 2 Points Up | 27 to 29
Thank you for the tutoring sessions. I appreciate all the help. I'm glad I heard of this program from our neighbor, as it was strongly recommended. I'm satisfied with how the tutoring worked out as I was able to successfully raise my score. Although it wasn't my goal, I knew if I continued practicing, I could get better. I enjoyed these sessions because, frankly, I don't have the motivation to study on my own. Also the One-on-One or rather, your 2 on 1 tutors for one student style gave me a lot of flexibility in narrowing down my focus of study. Even though I already had my Real ACT PREP Guide, from the makers of the ACT, I was glad to receive the Barron's workbooks. Before any section with questions or problems, the Barron's workbooks would introduce information and different methods and strategies pertaining to these questions. This helped me, especially with Math, by demonstrating how to work through a problem. Also, the Barron's workbooks were more rigorous in all subjects, preparing me well for the ACT. Thank you for helping me explore my potential.
D. T - K. | Student | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 6 Points Up | 24 to 30
I really appreciated the time you put in to help me improve. The specialized program and flexibility really zoned in on me as an individual to better suit me. You always answered any questions I had and helped me wrap my head around the most difficult and far fetched questions. Your kind and easy to relate to personalities really put me at ease and made it more enjoyable to work with you. Thank You!
A.H. | Student | Metea Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 26
R received a respectable 26 her ACT April test. We were very pleased, especially knowing how challenging tests can befor R. She was satisfied. Certainly this will give her a good opportunity to get into De Paul.
Thanks for all your help and advice.
L.W. | Mom | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 5 Points Up | 20 to 25
I can't begin to thank you enough for all the time you have spent with D on ACT PREP tutoring. D is leaving you with more confidence in his test ttaking abilities in just a few short months! You helped him move his composite ACT score 5 points up, which enables him to apply to his University of choice. Thanks again for everything!
D. | Mom | Naperville North High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 6 Points Up | 22 to 28
I really enjoyed my experience with Naperville Tutoring for my ACT Prep. I was able to accomplish in-depth learning in all subject areas by focusing on strengthening my weakest areas. I knew I could bond with my teachers which was helpful to me. My friends shared with me they are not able to get this individual attention in the medium to large ACT PREP classes they have been attending.
I WAS ABLE TO IMPROVE MY SCORE BY 6 POINTS!
Without the help of Naperville Tutoring, I do not believe this would have been possible.
Z.G. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
SUMMIT ACT PREP ™ - Science Focus | 3 Points Up | Science ACT Test Results | 25 to 28
Mr. and Mrs. Kaliher worked with me for only one month, and yet my science score improved
3 points! Their practice problems and tests stretched me, but they worked by my side to ensure my full understanding of the material. The test-taking strategies they taught gave me confidence on the day of the test, easing my nerves and anxiety, helping me to focus on the exam. I highly recommend Naperville Tutoring. They will work by your side to help reach your goals. They are great!
A.T. | Student | Lisle High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Practice Test Results | 3 Points Up | 27 to 30
I must tell you that B would like to tell you her score herself, so I cannot do so at this time:) Sorry. What I do want to tell you was how B. had a smile on her face every time she came back from your house. She truly thinks you guys are warm, loving and special and appreciated your approach and kindness this past year. One could not ask for more for their child especially during the most stressful, demanding year of their young life. You really helped ease the tedious nature of the prep and the pressure.
L.E. | Mom | Metea Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 26 to 27
I want to thank you both for your efforts in helping S with her ACT exam. S bumped her score by 1 point to 27. It is a small improvement, but nevertheless an improvement. S had a lot of good things to say about you all. I wish you both continued success. Here is her exact quote:
W. Z. | Dad | Naperville Central High School
They were great with taking the time to go over all my individual questions. I would recommend private lessons for anyone who wants to move at a quick pace. They also gave tips and strategies for the sections I was struggling on. I really appreciated all the time they took. Thanks.
S.Z. | Student | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 2 Points Up
S improved by 2 points. Good Job!
S. D. | Dad | Neuqua Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results | 4 Points Up | 28 to 32
Naperville Tutoring provides high quality ACT Test preparation and help. They are very committed to assist their students in their future success. They are able to quickly organize, analyze, and form solutions to aid student educational growth. I believe the education environment provided at Naperville Tutoring far surpasses that of the impersonal big class environment. They are highly qualified instructors who excel in their fields of expertise. Their guidance and attention has allowed me to grow as an individual and for me to achieve my ACT initial score goal. They are people who truly care about getting you to where you want to be. With a little time, effort and the support of Naperville Tutoring, I believe any student’s educational aspirations are achievable.
A.V. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | 3 Practice Tests | 3 Points Up | 29 to 32
Mr. and Mrs. Kaliher have been extremely helpful in test preparation the ACT. The detailed work in the sections I needed the most help on has raised my score by a lot. My needs in terms of these tests have been taken care of very well. Thank you!
S. F. | Student | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | Practice Tests - 3 Points Up | 26 to 29
My time was well spent, with in-depth analysis and a comfortable environment. and I was enabled to succeed. Thank you for your efforts, I will be sure to keep you in touch with my ACT score.
I have decided on pursuing a Dual-Degree in Biomedical Engineering & Business Finance at the University of Missouri. My schedule at Mizzen will definitely be "rigorous". I believe I will be continuing track there. Thank you for all the assistance provided. I will continue working hard and hope to keep in touch.
I. B. H. | Student | Naperville North High School
I just wanted to connect with you to let you know that I will be graduating on 5/20/13 from Naperville North. He got accepted to Rutgers University in New Jersey, University of Iowa and University of Missouri. Thank you so much for your assistance with the ACT prep. I truly appreciate both of you.
A B. H. | Mom | Naperville North High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results - 4 Points Up | 22 to 25
We just went online and found out A received a 25 on his June ACT Test. That's 3 points higher than the previous two tests. Thank you both for all your help in preparing A for this most important test. Now its on to the application process.
LZ | Mom | Neuqua Valley High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results - 3 Points Up | 29 to 32
The ACT PREP was very helpful for me because the tutoring was directed specifically to improve the areas I was weak in. They are very friendly at Naperville Tutoring and they explained everything thoroughly. It gave me confidence that I can improve my ACT score when I saw my practice scores going up with each practice test. Naperville Tutoring is very helpful is this process.
I just wanted to say thank you for your help preparing for the ACT! My first ACT test I took in February, before I came to you guys I got a 29. The first time I took it in April I got a 30, and my second time in April I got a 32! So thank you very much!
C.C. | Student | Naperville Central High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | 2 Practice Tests - 3 Points Up | 27 to 30
The tutoring was great because it was designed exactly to fit my needs. We went over the type of questions I was having trouble with on the practice test, so we knew exactly what I needed help with. Then all the work we did was narrowed down to everything that gave me a hard time. The strategies I learned were very helpful and I already improved!
M.T. | Student | Benet Academy High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results - 4 Points Up | 23 to 27
Mr. and Mrs. Kaliher are very insightful and friendly. They can help raise your score at lease 2-3 points. They are the dynamic duo!
S.C. | Student | Naperville North High School
One-on-One ACT PREP | ACT Test Results - 4 Points Up | 23 to 27
I wanted to thank you for your excellent tutoring of our son in preparation for the ACT. I believe you helped him quite a bit. He had a positive attitude every time he came out of a session, and each week his confidence and comfort seemed to grow, particularly in the English and Reading sections, where he needed the most help. He feels that he did well on the test he took on April 14, as well as, the state-administered test the juniors took today at school. While we do not yet know his scores for either test, I feel it is not premature to thank you anyway for your solid, caring tutelage. I am very happy that we did not stay with the initial service we chose and decided instead to go with you. You can be certain I will recommend you to my friends and associates; in fact, I already have recommended you to a neighbor whose son is a freshman at NCHS.
I will inform you of my son's scores. Thank you again so much.
I wanted to let you know that S received a 27 on the ACT that he took on April 24. We are pleased with that, especially as his sub-score in English was a 27, a subject that was not at all his strong suit in the beginning. (He got a 10 out of a possible 12 in his writing score, which is the 99th percentile across the nation.)
I sincerely believe you helped him quite a bit, and M and I and S thank you very much. I will indeed recommend you to my friends who are looking for good test tutors in the future!
B.C. | Mom | Naperville North High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | ACT Test Up | 4 Points Up | 24 to 28
I feel like the ACT PREP has been very helpful. With practice tests and classes, I have brought my composite score up 4 points, and specifically, 7 points in reading. This is the area where I struggled the most. Thanks so much for working and helping us improve our scores! I feel we worked hard in class and were not overwhelmed with things outside of class. It was a perfect mix.
I got a 28 on my ACT which was a pretty good score for me! I couldn't have done it without all of your help!
M. N. | Student | Metea Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | 4 ACT | Practice Tests | 3 Points Up | 29 to 32
This experience has been fantastic! My score has gone up 5 points since my last official test and 3 since the first practice test. Paul and Joan have taught us well, and have really focused on me individually. The instructions and rules have made me a better test taker in general. Thanks so much!
K. A. | Student | Waubonsie Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | 4 ACT Practice Tests | 4 Points Up | 22 to 26
Naperville Tutoring was an overall great experience. I am very confident now with the test strategies I was given to test successfully in the ACT. My score has greatly improved since starting this class by 4 points. Based on the practice tests, I am sure I will do great on the actual ACT test. I would recommend this class to friends.
S. O. | Student | Neuqua Valley High School
Small Group ACT PREP Class | 4 Practice Tests
I liked how we went over all our practice tests and always had the ability to ask questions. Being in a smaller setting allowed us to make sure that everyone understood before we moved on. I liked the Barron's activities and believe this book helped me to recognize test strategies sooner. This class gave me confidence for taking the ACT Test.
Z. K. | Student | Metea Valley High School
I enjoyed taking multiple tests during the class to see where I needed to improve more. I thought the Barron's materials were helpful and that it broadened my understanding of how to take the ACT test.
K. A. | Student | Metea Valley High School
I like how we took many practice ACT tests and took the time to go over each wrong answer. I liked how it built confidence to take my ACT test. I liked Barron's and their test strategies. I would recommend this PREP class to students.
C. L. | Student | Metea Valley High School
I liked how we went through all subject area sections, not just my weaker areas, so that my score could go up in all of the subject sections. The supplementary Barron's book was extremely helpful. I would recommend this class to other students and parents.
K.W. | Student | Metea Valley High School
Naperville Tutoring delivers results. After only 3 months of implementing the program, Naperville Tutoring has moved my son from a C- to an A. They have time tested techniques and a style that welcomes the child to want to learn. My son had been struggling to maintain a C for the last 2 years. With both parents working, dedicated time to our son’s math studies had become challenging. Naperville Tutoring sat down with us, put together a plan, worked with our crazy schedules, and delivered on their promises. Thank you Naperville Tutoring for your professionalism. You truly made a difference in my son’s life.
R. J. | Dad | Naperville | Lincoln Junior High School
We wanted to let you know that M. is doing great in Math. First marking period is nearly over and he has a 91%! This is the highest grade of all his subjects. He wanted me to tell you THANKS for all your help. Hope you are both well and Blessings.
L.G. | Mom | Washington Junior High
Thank you so much for all of your help this past semester! You've both really gave me confidence and support to do well in Algebra 2 and I am really grateful. Thanks again. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas break and Happy New Year!
C.L. | Student | Naperville North High School
K went from a failing grade to a C. in World Cultures, science, from a D to a C. While receiving help from you, his confidence went up, and he is getting better with his organizational and study skills. I can't wait to see how he does next semester!!! K is now receiving all A's and B's!
D. | Mom | Naperville Central High School
Naperville Tutoring really turned my Chemistry grade around! Not only did they find a way to teach me that made sense to me individually, but they understood my problems with Chemistry. It was awesome to find tutors that did that! I would definitely recommend them if you want to improve your grades and gain an understanding of the subject. Thank you so much! i couldn't have done it without you guys!)
E.B.| Student | St. Francis High School
I just want to let you know how wonderful you have been with A. She felt very comfortable with your tutoring style and supported by your encouragement and belief in her. Your ability to sift through the Freshman schoolwork and prioritize to develop a study plan for A was effective and efficient. A.. definitely improved her grades with your added support and assistance. We are very pleased!
Also, please use me as a reference and give my home number which is
630-xxxxxxx - for anyone who would like to speak with me.
L. | Mom | Naperville North High School
It was evident from the beginning that Joan put in extra time and effort in developing strategies to help my daughter better understand math. She really cares about my daughter and wants to inspire and nurture her to meet her goals and succeed. I would highly recommend her tutoring services.
N. | Mom | St Francis High School
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