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Tacoma is a city of approximately 198,000 people in Washington. It is the third largest city in the state, and is a center for the business activity of the South Sound region. Indigenous peoples inhabited the area for thousands of years before the first Europeans settled the area. Around 1852, a sawmill was constructed and a settlement began. The town of Tacoma was not incorporated until 1875, however. Between 1880 and 1890, the population grew by almost 35,000.

There are two main school districts in Tacoma: Fife School District and Franklin Pierce School District. Franklin Pierce High is considered the best school in the city, closely followed by Fife High and Washington High. These top schools might be within the realm of possibility if you reach out to private tutors in Tacoma, WA, for tutoring either in-home or online, to receive subject instruction or test prep. University of Washington Tacoma and University of Puget Sound are two of the best colleges in the city. To help you work towards success in your courses, expert online or in-home private tutoring from tutors in Tacoma, WA, is offered for both general class instruction and test prep. A tutor in Tacoma, WA, is available to potentially help you improve in all of your classes.

Tacoma is a great family town, with plenty of activities for people of all ages. Point Defiance Park has something for everyone. There is an aquarium to visit the water-dwelling creatures, and beautiful trails for hiking and biking. If you love flowers, Point Defiance Park has an excellent rose garden to be enjoyed. Does your family have a thing for cars? The LeMay Car Museum is the place for you, with an exquisite collection from all eras. If you love exquisite glass art, the Chihuly Bridge of Glass may be right up your alley. The Museum of Glass may also be an activity you'd enjoy, giving you a first hand glimpse at the process of glassblowing. Wright Park is a great place to take children, with paths to walk and play structures. Are you a history buff? The Fort Nisqually Living History Museum will teach you how people used to live in the 1800s through the reenactment and recreation of old times.

Are you ready to take your learning to the next level? Tacoma, WA, tutors offer online or in-person tutoring sessions to give you the test prep and instruction you might need to try to do well on your big exam.

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Tutoring review by Anna in Tacoma, WA
Strengthened grasp on differentiation techniques by working involved implicit differentiation problems, covered double derivatives and application of functions, derivatives, and double derivatives to curve shape, discussed classroom strategies and prepared mentally for the start of class.
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Tutoring review by Ariele in Tacoma, WA
The student and I worked on geometry project, and he was very precise and careful in his explanations of the steps in geometric construction and justifications. He often only needed help on how to get started and then the rest of the steps clicked for him. We also spent time discussing how to approach essay-writing, prepare an outline, and think about a work of literature even before a prompt is assigned. He has great ideas already for the upcoming essay. We'll focus on creating a concise but complex thesis that can really be argued in depth (not what "happens," but what the story is "about") and backing up his claims with textual support. His writing style and grammar already appears to be strong, but more emphasis will be place on that in revisions of his essay. He was truly a joy to work with today!
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Tutoring review by Donovan in Tacoma, WA
GDP, components of Aggregate Demand, Unemployment, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Federal Reserve.  Prepared for upcoming exam.  We reviewed his class notes and review questions from the professor.
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Tutoring review by Rudy in Tacoma, WA
The student's chemistry professor handed out the review for the exam, so we spent the session reviewing that. The material we covered was titration (molarity, % purity, etc.), ideal gas laws, pressure/volume relationships, and we ended on enthalpy.  We will continue with the review tomorrow.
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Tutoring review by Malcolm in Tacoma, WA
We worked in her new SAT book. We began by reviewing some verbal content before tackling some of the actual questions from the practice exam. We also set up a plan to try to get through most of the book before the exam. Additionally, I was able to provide useful insight into things to watch for on the actual exam.
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Tutoring review by Kevin in Tacoma, WA
On Sunday, I spoke with the student about this past week's assignment. His assignment was on the topic of graph theory. We talked about the differences between paths, trails, circuits, and cycles. We spoke briefly about what it means for two graphs to be isomorphic. There were some problems that required him to consider planarity and finding a way to draw planar graphs with no overlapping edges. This week was similar to other weeks in that he was able to figure most of the questions out after he was able to fully grasp the requirements for the questions. Our discussion seemed to be especially beneficial this week.
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