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San Mateo, California, is located in the famously high-tech Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is one of the largest San Francisco suburbs, with a population of approximately 100,000. The city is roughly a half hour away from both San Jose and San Francisco.

San Mateo contains two school districts, San Mateo Foster City School District and San Mateo Union High School District. Located in the San Mateo Union High School District, Aragon High School offers students Advanced Placement coursework and exams. Online or in-person San Mateo tutoring will provide you one-on-one attention that could help you work to stay ahead of your peers with your test prep and class work. Tutors in San Mateo, CA, are waiting to work with you in pursuit of realizing your greatest potential. San Mateo has several local universities within the city to choose from, as well as a vast selection of larger universities in nearby San Francisco. Golden Gate University, San Francisco State University, and the University of California, San Francisco are all located in the nearby city. You could potentially improve the chances of admittance to these top schools if you connect with one of the San Mateo, CA, tutors available for private tutoring, instruction, and test prep, either in-home or online.

San Mateo is a suburb rich in natural beauty. Coyote Point Park, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Sawyer Camp Trail are just three of the popular destinations for locals and tourists alike. Coyote Point Park is located within San Mateo and is a rocky peninsula stretching out into the San Francisco Bay. The peninsula is home to one of the major natural history museums and wildlife centers in California, the Coyote Point Museum. Sugarloaf Mountain is another naturally formed feature of San Mateo; the landform is used for a park and open rec area. Sawyer Camp Trail runs along the Crystal Springs Reservoir and is a popular trail for bikers and joggers. San Mateo's downtown district is one of the larger and more prominent of the San Francisco area, containing more than 800 shops and restaurants as well as a 12-screen movie theater, and Central Park. San Mateo's Central Park features picnic tables, tennis courts, a baseball field, a recreation center, a miniature train, and a Japanese Tea Garden.

Is your goal to become a student at a local college in San Mateo, or a larger university in San Francisco?  Whether you are going to a prestigious elite university or a community college, private online or in-home tutoring and instruction from a San Mateo tutor is a good idea to help you with your test prep and courses.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Tutoring review by Joseph in San Mateo, CA
The student began by asking for help completing the questions for his Article of the Week assignment. After going over the article together and coaching him towards the answers, we finished defining the new vocabulary list which we began last week. As usual, he was familiar with some of the words already, which helped keep us going at a strong pace. Finally, I questioned him on the new words from last week; he remembered many of them, but forgot a few. This will improve with time, of course.
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Tutoring review by Laura in San Mateo, CA
The student was prepping for a mid chapter quiz. We reviewed compositions and inverses. We also reviewed how to determine if the inverse is a function by graphing and by using compositions. The student practiced simplifying and solving rational expressions.
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Tutoring review by Brandon in San Mateo, CA
The student and I finished our previous lesson on comma usage and a  lesson on apostrophes. Afterwards, we made color-coordinated note cards which show prefixes, roots, suffixes and definitions of words from the SSAT prep book.
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Tutoring review by Zachary in San Mateo, CA
We talked about probability involving both permutations and combinations.  The student and I reviewed fractions again then focused on graphs and line equations. We did some of his math/science homework then practiced linear equations.
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Tutoring review by Jennifer in San Mateo, CA
The student and I worked on sight word recognition, oral reading, spelling words and phonograms. I used phonogram cards and sight word cards for instruction. I incorporated kinesthetic games to keep the student interested.
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Tutoring review by Jasmine in San Mateo, CA
I corrected the English practice test the student had completed, and his score was much improved from the ACT he took! He is better with the rhetoric questions than the ones on grammar and usage, so I will bring some exercises for us to do on the latter next time. We spent the rest of the time doing math problems. I asked the student to complete a math practice test before our next session.
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