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Manhattan’s Best Options For Tutoring

September 27, 2010 8:42 AM

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With the school year underway, parents may be looking to provide their child with some extra help, whether it be learning to read or preparing for the SAT. In the fast paced world of Manhattan, children start taking school admission tests at the age of four. Help give your child confidence and an academic boost throughout their academic career with these tutoring resources.

By Rebecca Levey

Big Apple Tutoring

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266 W. 25th Street, Suite 1W
New York, NY 10001
(212) 479-0830
bigappletutoring.comWith accolades from multiple media outlets and parents alike, Big Apple Tutoring stands out as a leader in tutoring and support for young kids through college and graduate level students. The one on one private tutoring sessions are available in every subject area as well as standardized test prep. They also have special resources for special needs students and are certified by the New York Department of Education to provide SETTS services.

The Princeton Review

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Multiple locations in Manhattan
(877) 773-3720
princetonreview.comThe “original” SAT test prep company is going strong with college admissions tutoring, graduate school preparation and academic tutoring. They don’t just teach the material but they also teach how to take and master the tests. In New York City they also tutor for the Specialized High School exam and Advanced Placement Exams.

EBL Coaching

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17 East 89th Street, Suite 1D
New York, New York 10128
eblcoaching.comPersonalization is the hallmark of this tutoring and coaching company. They will determine your child’s learning style and come up with specific plans just to meet their needs. Tutoring can take place in your home or at EBL’s center. Covering grades preK-12, EBL can handle all realms of testing, coaching and study skills. They also have summer programs and workbooks that have been praised by parents.

Kumon Learning Centers

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Multiple Manhattan locations
kumon.com
(877) 586-6673Kumon is an international learning company that focuses on reading and math skills – both for tutoring and for enrichment. Teaching kids in grades preK-12, Kumon uses a unique system of workbooks and repetition to reinforce skills and mastery of subjects. Parents especially like that children are able to work at their own pace towards specific goals.

FasTracKids

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Multiple Manhattan locations
(212) 346- 7737
manhattanenrichment.com

This tutoring and coaching program focuses on younger kids, ages 2.5 – 12 with both a preschool alternative program and reading & math focused after-school classes for older kids. Parents appreciate that they use Enopi math and reading (a program that stresses critical thinking as well as the fundamentals). FasTrackKids also stress self-directed learning and improved study habits.

Rebecca Levey is a blogger with Beccarama (http://beccarama.com).
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