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Linda Abelli
Linda AbelliTest prep. Math - elementary school through college.
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Nick Fichter
Nick FichterTest prep. Reading, English, science, and essay writing.
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“Linda is an unbelievable math tutor and has been for years.  When her students were in a pinch for an English tutor, her husband [Nick] would help out on the side from his regular job. He is an equally unbelievable English tutor.  He is now also helping students with their essays.  He was a savior for our daughter :).  They care so much about the kids they tutor – it has been a real goal of theirs to help these poor kids make it through the SATs.” – a mother whose children we have worked with, in an email to a friend

We’ve helped hundreds of kids with (select your concern):

“……I never would have made it through the last two years without your help. I can’t thank you enough!………….”

“We so appreciate your helping Claire with her math – for many years now, and even into college. Thank you.”

“….Kelly got into two of the best grad schools in the country, and her GRE scores surely helped. Awesome!…….”

“…..We were very pleased – and frankly, surprised – by Steve’s 36 on his ACT – he was, too! Fantastic!………..”

“You helped Bill increase his SAT scores by 200 points, and that made all the difference in his getting accepted.”

Recent articles:


One question we often get is, “Should my son/daughter take the SAT or the ACT?

Answering that carefully involves a discussion. But even before having a big discussion there’s something concrete and useful you can do – try out both tests. We have an easy and […]

Easy way to get a small SAT / ACT boost

Remember those big, fat beginner pencils you used in the first grade? The ones that have leads three or four times thicker than the leads in conventional pencils? We mean something like this. They could be the key to a small but non-trivial score […]

Ordinary U? Oh no.

I bet you know some people you like and think highly of and who appear to be reasonably happy and successful who

did not go to college
did go to college, but that college was “ordinary.”

So, maybe you and your student should ease up a […]