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Palo Alto is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. It has a population of 64,400 residents and is part of the San Francisco Bay Area. Residents who live in the city are 30 miles from downtown San Francisco.

Students who live in Palo Alto are serviced by the Palo Alto Unified School District and attend Henry M. Gunn High School and Palo Alto High School, which is ranked in the top 50 institutions in the state. If you are looking for private tutoring, whether in-home or online, you may enjoy working with Palo Alto tutors. Their instruction and test prep could take you far. You might benefit from online test prep and tutoring in Palo Alto to help you prepare for college.

Palo Alto is the home to Sofia University, Palo Alto University, and the prestigious Stanford University. With Palo Alto, CA, tutoring in-home or online, you could potentially increase your odds of getting into these top schools, especially through private instruction for test prep.

There is a lot to do around Palo Alto. If you are interested in taking a walk and enjoying beautiful scenery, visit the campus of Stanford University. The buildings and the campus layout are spectacular. Additionally, if you want to do some shopping, especially at upscale department stores, visit the Stanford Shopping Center. There are a number of unique and independently-run shops there that sell interesting merchandise that you won't be able to find elsewhere.

The Cantor Arts Center is an excellent place to go and spend the afternoon. You can see works by some of the most famous artists in the area, as well as international masterpieces. If you're interested in watching vintage cinema then stop by the Stanford Theatre. The theater company plays a number of classic movies from the early 20th century.

If you are interested in enjoying some time outdoors, stop by the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. There are a number of hiking trails along the waterfront of this park, and it is a great place to birdwatch. Don't forget to also stop by the Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, Palo Alto's own botanical gardens, to enjoy the peaceful gardens and wooded walking paths. Both of these locations are an excellent way to get some exercise outside.

If you take advantage of Palo Alto, CA, tutoring, you might increase your chances of getting into the top colleges and universities. One-on-one tutoring might be just what you need to succeed.

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Tutoring review by Cyre in Palo Alto, CA
The student didn't have her math book today, so we talked about her upcoming "for and against" essay. She plans on writing it about her position on whether it is better to stand up for one's convictions or not. Then, we studied conjugations of the verb "ir".
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Tutoring review by Rachel in Palo Alto, CA
The student and I finished up her second hormone packet. We went over the pathway that insulin takes to lower our blood sugar and we contrasted this against the pathway that glucagon takes to raise our blood sugar when we fast. We also discussed how our body detects the presence of insulin and the transporters that get inserted into the plasma membrane of body cells. We touched on the posterior pituitary and the two hormones it produces as well as the role of oxytocin and prolactin in milk production and ejection in the female body. We began her first neuro packet and spent some time discussing the big idea behind how chemical gradients across a membrane relate to neural function. We discussed how ion channels distinguish between which types of molecules it will allow through as well.
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Tutoring review by Daniel in Palo Alto, CA
We worked through a practice test and prepared for his upcoming exam. Methods for determining the effects of elasticity given different parameters and tax were reviewed. We also practiced drawing a graph to give a good frame of reference for figuring out questions.
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Tutoring review by Dara in Palo Alto, CA
The student prepared an outline for the essay-writing final tomorrow, as well as a full introduction and conclusion. He wrote extremely polished versions of both that he will study for the in-class essay. We talked a little bit about the body of the essay, but focused our time on developing a strong thesis statement and conclusion. It is an in-class essay, so I'm hopeful that it will be a good start for the new year.
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Tutoring review by Stephanie in Palo Alto, CA
Today, we went over enthalpy and reactions. We covered a broad spectrum in preparation for the student's test on Friday. These topics include: activation energy, energy diagrams, enthalpy, Hess's law, and qualitative analysis of reactions. She has a good intuition of Chemistry.
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Tutoring review by Wendy in Palo Alto, CA
We worked on some problems that the student had with stoichiometry and mole equations.  We also went over some acid and base problems mostly dealing with molarity.  We used problems from the workbook as practice problems.
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