Stay On Top of Your Classes with Our Academic Coaches

General academic abilities such as study, organizational, and time-management skills are often not directly taught in the classroom. Many students struggle to develop these executive function skills on their own, which lowers overall academic performance. Oftentimes, students who struggle with cultivating strong “student skills” need a little extra personalized help. Academic coaching can help students develop these skills. Because our coaches also have years of experience as tutors, they can help your student manage their course load and get a better understanding of their course material in the same session! Get your student the help they need by hiring one of our expert academic coaches.

The Hodis Learning & Music Advantage

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Customized Academic Coaching

The one-on-one format of tutoring sessions allows students of all ages and skill levels to enjoy tailored instruction. Whether you’re hoping to build strong executive skills in elementary school or in college, we have the right academic coaches for you!

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Academic Coaches

Hodis Learning & Music academic coaches are experts with years of experience. Plus, our coaches are also tutors who studied their area at the university-level and have years of tutoring experience.

student in an academic coaching session with his academic coach.

Our Academic COaches come to you

Academic coaches can meet with students in the comfort of their home or at a public library. We provide in-person tutoring in South Pasadena, Pasadena, and San Marino. Students across the country may receive virtual tutoring via Zoom.

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Competitive Rates

Receive expert academic coaching without breaking the bank. Book weekly sessions for as little as $180/month.

Does Your Student Need Academic Coaching?

If your student shows any of the following symptoms, then academic coaching may be a good fit:

  • Has a learning difference (ADHD, autism, dyslexia, etc.)
  • Struggles with executive function skills
  • Turns in assignments late
  • Loses track of exam dates
  • Has trouble studying or doesn’t study at all
  • Stays up late at night/wakes up early to do homework
  • Has a messy backpack/binder/study area
  • Earns poor grades due to factors unrelated to their understanding of the material

Our Academic Coaches

Hodis Learning & Music math tutor, Abby S.

Abby S.

Academic Tutoring: Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calc, Calculus AB & BC, AP Statistics. Middle School Math & Science. Elementary School All Subjects.

Hodis Learning & Music math tutor, science tutor, and academic coach, Amber H.

Amber H.

Academic Tutoring: Chemistry, Biology, Physics. Calculus, Statistics. English, SAT, ACT. Study Skills. Middle School All Subjects.

Photo of academic tutor and academic coach, Drew M. Hodis, the leader of all tutors and academic coaches at Hodis Learning & Music

Drew M. Hodis

Academic Tutoring: Executive Function and Study Skills. Middle School All Subjects. English and Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Skills. High School Spanish. ESL. College-Level Psychology

Music Lessons: Piano.

Hodis Learning & Music academic coach and math, physics, and Mandarin tutor, Jacky H, can help you build strong executive function skills.

Jacky H.

Academic Tutoring: AP Physics 1 , 2, and C (Mechanics + Electricity & Magnetism), Lower Division Physics. Multivariable Calculus, AP Calculus BC, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry. AP Chinese Language, Mandarin

Art Lessons: Painting – Acrylics, Oil, and Water Color.

Hodis Learning & Music English & Spanish tutor, Josh W, helps students build strong executive function skills in his tutoring sessions.

Josh W.

Academic Tutoring: Spanish. English/ELA

Music Lessons: Guitar

Academic coach and math tutor, Muan M.

Muan M.

Academic Tutoring: Middle School Math, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, College-Level Calculus, College-Level Physics

Hodis Learning & Music science, computer science, and math tutor, Nathan P.

Nathan P.

Academic Tutoring: Algebra I & II, Trigonometry, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB & BC, AP Statistics, Discrete Math. Programming Languages (Python, Java, R, SQL, C, C++, C#, Swift, Haskell, Ruby, Go, Javascript, HTML). AP Chemistry, AP Physics-C, Biology. English, History. Middle School All Subjects.

Hodis Learning & Music Spanish tutor, Yan S.

Yan S.

Academic Tutoring: Spanish, English/Writing

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