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 skills on their own, which lowers overall academic performance. Oftentimes, students who struggle with cultivating strong “student skills” need a little extra personalized help. Tutoring can help students develop these skills along with specific subject skills. Get your student the help they need by hiring one of our expert tutors.

The Hodis Learning & Music Advantage

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Customized tutoring

The one-on-one format of tutoring sessions allows students of all ages and skill levels to enjoy tailored instruction. From elementary reading skills to college calculus, we have the right tutors for you.

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Hodis Learning & Music tutors are experts who studied their area at the university-level and have years of tutoring experience.

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Our tutors come to you

Tutors 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 tutoring without breaking the bank. Book weekly sessions for as little as $160/month.

Our Tutors

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Chris F.

Academic Tutoring: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Precalculus, Algebra II, Algebra/Geometry

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Claudia O.

Academic Tutoring: Spanish, ESL, Writing, Math, Philosophy of Logic

Art Lessons: Photography

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Drew M. Hodis

Academic Tutoring: Executive Functioning 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.

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Gwen H.

Academic Tutoring: SAT Prep, English/ELA, Writing, Reading Comprehension, Social Studies, Mandarin, All Elementary School Subjects

Art Lessons: Painting, Illustration, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, Film & TV Editing

Hodis Learning & Music math, physics, and Mandarin tutor, Jacky H.

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.

Josh W.

Academic Tutoring: Spanish. English/ELA

Music Lessons: Guitar

Hodis Learning & Music math tutor, Leianne P.

Leianne P.

Academic Tutoring: Elementary & Middle School Math, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics

One of our AT, ACT, GRE test prep, and math tutors, Muan M.

Muan M.

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

English, SAT, history, writing and Korean tutor, Staci W.

Staci W.

Academic Tutoring: English, ESL. History, Economics, AP History. Korean. Middle School Math and Science

SAT math and Mandarin tutor, Wu L.

Wu L.

Academic Tutoring: Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus. Mandarin, AP Chinese Language, Chemistry

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