Private Tutors For Test Prep & GPA Support

Our team of tutoring experts assists students in middle school, high school, and college. We offer in-person tutoring around the San Jose areas, as well as convenient online tutoring options.

Tutoring subjects include all levels of Math, English Language Arts, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, & more.

Our goal is to provide students with additional help for homework, GPA support, AP exams, college essays, and most major standardized tests such as HSPT, PSAT, SAT, and ACT.

MathTowne Private Tutoring Center - A local, friendly tutoring service for math, english, biology, history, test prep, and more

How A Private Tutoring Session Works

How private tutoring sessions work. Choose your subjects, for example, math, language arts, history, or science.

Choose your Subject(s)

We offer a wide range of academic and test prep subjects.


Decide the location

Whether you prefer online, in-office, or in-home tutoring sessions, we make it easy and convenient for you.


Lessons are 1-on-1

Our individualized approach ensures each student’s unique needs are met.


all sessions are pay as you go

There is no contract or commitment to the number of sessions or hours.


Schedule a free consultation

Speak with us to discuss your private tutoring needs!


Meet Our Private tutors

Math and Chemistry Instructor Yuki Kimura

Yuki

Head Math Instructor

Yuki is a skilled educator with a passion for teaching all levels of mathematics – Algebra, Geometry, Trig, and Calculus, as well as the SAT and AP exams. She holds a degree in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University and has gained valuable experience working in a variety of professional roles, including DNA sample processing and digital marketing account management.

With five years of experience as a professional math tutor, Yuki is dedicated to providing a supportive and welcoming learning environment that empowers students to work at their own pace and ask questions. Beyond her work as a tutor, Yuki enjoys exploring new culinary experiences and transcribing her favorite music on the piano.

Jeff

Math & Physics Instructor

Jeff holds an M.S. degree in Statistics from UCI and a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics (Honors Program) from UCLA. With well over a decade of experience in education, Jeff has honed his craft, teaching test prep courses for various exams, such as the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, and AP.

During his college years, he discovered his exceptional talent for tutoring and started teaching calculus and physics to his peers. He served as the president of the De Anza College mathematics club, where he lectured on higher mathematics. He has taught students of all ages, from kindergarteners to graduate students. Jeff’s passions include pure mathematics, machine learning, and creating mathematical art using Topology and Monte Carlo methods. When not teaching, he freelances as a statistical consultant and trades equities and commodities.

Head Private Math Tutor Anh Towne

Anh

Test Prep Instructor

Anh enjoys helping students in all levels of Math. She has spent more than 10 years tutoring most standardized tests. Anh received her B.S. in Applied Mathematics and M.S. in Statistics & Data Science from Cal Poly.

After starting her career in data science, she quickly realized that teaching is her true passion. Anh also creates the visual content and digital curriculum to enrich MathTowne’s educational resources. Her goal is to make learning fun, engaging, and approachable.

Head Private English Tutor Truccey Nguyen-Do

Truccey

English Instructor & College Counselor

Truccey has over 7 years of experience tutoring SAT English, AP exams, and academic writing to students of all ages. She received her BA in History and minor in Japanese at San Jose State University. Truccey also assists students in planning and organizing their college admissions process where she provides guidance on researching universities and navigating the application procedures.

After graduation, she worked for two years as both English Teacher and Sales Marketer for a private school in Japan. After her time working abroad and in-state, she is experienced with working with students at all levels of English familiarity. She enjoys traveling and exploring new places, while also taking time for rest and relaxation at home with Hannibal the cat.

Jason

College Essay Expert & Test Prep Instructor

Jason has twenty years of experience in the field of private tutoring and college counseling. He currently assists people on four different continents, and his clients have achieved acceptance to almost every exclusive university in the U.S. and Europe, including the Ivy League, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, Sciences Po, HEC, Bocconi, Cambridge, and many others.

He regularly writes and updates educational books and curriculum, including several Princeton Review AP titles, and has published 40+ titles as an author and ghostwriter. He began his career at The Washington Post and later worked in script development in the Hollywood feature film industry.

English and Science Instructor Bryce Webster

Bryce

English & Biology Instructor

Bryce graduated from Santa Clara University with a double major in Biology and Theater. She has experience with tutoring one-on-one and in groups of 5-10 for various AP classes. Though her specialties lie in the two English-based exams as well as Biology and AP Environmental Science, Bryce enjoys reading and loves to work with younger students in literature-based settings.

She is a firm believer that reading for fun or school makes you better in all parts of academia, not just in Literature. Bryce also focuses on proofreading essays, resumes, reports, and applications. She loves helping students actualize the well-polished, personal, and thought-out essays of their dreams. Many of her SAT and AP students eventually have her assist with the college application process.

Watch Our Instructor In Action

Get a firsthand look at our teaching approach with an in-depth explanation of an SAT Reading question from our skilled instructor Truccey Nguyen-Do.

For more personalized assistance, try out our SAT Prep Program!

WHAT OUR STUDENTS ARE SAYING

Anh’s ability to explain complex concepts in a simple way allowed my son to quickly become several months ahead of his grade level.

– Manish

I went into my exam with nothing but confidence! Definitely going back if I ever need help again!”

– Sasha

They have helped me get good grades at school and also increased my confidence when it comes to test taking.

– Shrobana

Their services helped me understand more in my precalc class, geometry, algebra and chem. I honestly have learned more from my sessions than from actual class.”

– Tony

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