TOEFL Private Tutoring in Honolulu (Hawaii)

Are you a Honolulu-based student seeking to obtain the highest score possible on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)? If you desire the most comprehensive and effective test preparation resources possible, look no further than the standardized test prep experts at Manhattan Review. If English is not your first, or native, language, and you hope to attend an English-speaking college or university, it is imperative to demonstrate a high score on the TOEFL. Fortunately, at Manhattan Review, our experienced test prep professionals know just how to ensure you are prepared and confident on the day of your exam. When it comes to preparing for a test as important as the TOEFL, many students enjoy learning in the company of others, finding their peers' questions and comments insightful and inspiring. Other students, however, know that they do not perform to their full potential when attempting to learn in a classroom-style group setting. They worry they are holding the group back, keeping everyone from moving on because they need additional time to master a particular concept. Alternatively, some students in groups experience frustration because even though they have mastered a concept, they cannot move on until the rest of the group catches up, leaving them bored and unmotivated. If you know you learn best through customized instruction and personalized feedback, consider working with one of Manhattan Review's knowledgeable and dedicated private tutors. 

When it comes to preparing for the TOEFL, there is no need to waste your limited and valuable time attempting to piece together your own study program, hoping you are focusing on the most pertinent information. Our gifted and experienced instructors have deconstructed the TOEFL and know exactly what it takes to master this exam, ensuring you are prepared and confident on the day of your test. Regardless of whether you have been preparing for the TOEFL for months or have only just begun to consider how you will prepare, our knowledgeable instructors will meet you where your learning has taken you and show you how to go farther than you ever imagined. Our industry-leading private tutors are eager to assist you in achieving your own test-related success, and by working with a private tutor, you set yourself up for the high TOEFL score your hard work deserves. Our tutors are the best in the business, having first-hand experience on a variety of standardized tests. We do not, however, only hire exceptional test-takers…we hire exceptional instructors with strong backgrounds in teaching and learning theory who are ready to guide you towards achieving your own collegiate success. We are proud to have curated and created the most effective, comprehensive, and student-friendly TOEFL preparation programs, and we look forward to designing a custom plan of study that is just right for you and your particular test-related needs.

The TOEFL is a standardized test designed to measure the English language abilities of non-native speakers seeking to enroll in an English-speaking university. This test is accepted worldwide by over 11,000 universities in more than 190 countries. The TOEFL consists of a group of tests, the most popular of which are the TOEFL iBT and the TOEFL Essentials. The TOEFL iBT requires 90 minutes to complete, whereas the TOEFL Essentials is more rigorous and requires three hours to complete. The TOEFL is composed of four sections—reading, listening, speaking, and writing. A score on the iBT version of the test will fall in the range of 0 to 120, while a score on the Essentials version of the test will range from 0 to 12. Many universities require proof of English language proficiency, and the most selective universities expect to see a TOEFL iBT score over 100.

Research consistently demonstrates that those students who prepare for an exam with a private tutor experience numerous benefits, including but certainly not limited to accelerating their learning, improving their retention and recall of information, and boosting their self-confidence in their test-taking abilities. You owe it to yourself to make use of every possible advantage when it comes to preparing for the TOEFL, and if you truly desire to take your learning to the next level, there is no better way than by working with a private tutor. Your tutor will work closely with you to identify your unique learning style, showing you how to leverage the academic strengths you already possess while overcoming any areas of weakness that might negatively affect your TOEFL performance. 

Manhattan Review has been the leader in standardized test prep services since 1999, and we have used our more than twenty years of experience to create a study syllabus that remains unparalleled in the instructional industry. Our TOEFL prep courses are comprehensive, ensuring you do not experience any surprises when taking the exam, while also being extremely targeted, focusing on those particular areas you need to spend the most time on. A high TOEFL score will immediately set you apart from other eager college applicants, demonstrating your commitment to learning and bettering your education through your grasp of the English language. Our private tutoring clients have gone on to attend world-class undergraduate and graduate programs at leading colleges and universities, including Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University, Duke University, the University of Chicago, the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, Yale University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, Rice University, the University of Southern California, MIT, CalTech, the University of Texas at Austin, American University, Georgetown University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Northwestern University, and elsewhere. 

At Manhattan Review, we have used our knowledge of the TOEFL to design state-of-the-art test prep materials and resources to help you attain the highest score possible. Motivated students in and around Honolulu deserve the chance to learn from the very best, and our personable and professional private tutors will work closely with you to design the most effective private tutoring study program, crafted to meet all your learning needs. The most competitive undergraduate and graduate programs demand a high TOEFL score, and working to your full capabilities and excelling on this exam will always make a positive first impression on anyone reviewing your college application. At Manhattan Review, we are excited to share tried-and-true test-taking techniques with you to help you achieve the score you need to attend the college or university of your dreams. 

If you desire a customized program of study that is just as unique as you are, look no further than the private tutoring options available through Manhattan Review. When you work with a private tutor, you learn on your schedule when it is most convenient for you. We offer in-person and virtual tutoring, and our tutors are available during daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Our instructors are world-class educators who are excited to play a role in your academic success, and they are dedicated to helping future university students become leaders in their chosen fields and professions. We welcome the chance to assist you in achieving the TOEFL score you need to turn your college dreams into reality, and we look forward to partnering with you for all your standardized test prep needs. We encourage you to contact us today to learn how we can design a TOEFL study program to help you achieve the test score you need to attend the college or university of your choice.

TOEFL Private Tutoring

Hours package 12 to 48 hours, Personalized 1-on-1 Tutoring, In Person or Live Online

TOEFL Private Course

12 hours in total, Personalized 1-on-1 Course, In Person or Live Online

TOEFL Prep Course Honolulu - Photo of Student Matteo

She is great! She is able to involve all the participants. She is clear, and she always keeps the attention of the class.
- Matteo (This student took our Columbia Business School Communication and Culture boot camp.)

Meet a Honolulu TOEFL Tutor: Aarush R.

Aarush R. was born in Chennai, India, and lived there for the first fourteen years of his life. "I was incredibly fortunate to learn English alongside Hindi," he shares, "and to be honest, I always found English much more challenging." When Aarush's father accepted a new job as a software engineer with a large tech company in San Francisco, Aarush was devastated to leave his grandparents and large extended family behind. "I've always been a little on the introverted side," he shares, "so the idea of moving to a place where I didn't know anyone outside of my parents and siblings while only speaking conversational English was more than a little scary." To help him adjust to his new home, Aarush's parents signed him up for a variety of activities, hoping he would make new friends. With time, Aarush settled into his new school, and when he struggled to master certain aspects of geometry, his parents found him a private tutor who helped him learn the material while also showing him that any problem could be mastered through proper instruction and the application of knowledge. Aarush also enjoyed the opportunity to practice his English with his tutor and quickly became more confident speaking and reading in this admittedly challenging language. 

Aarush graduated near the top of his competitive high school class and thanks to his impressive grades and extracurricular activities, in addition to a stellar SAT score, he was accepted at multiple colleges across the United States. Aarush chose to attend the University of California at Los Angeles, where he majored in computer science and minored in English. "I knew from personal experience how important a thorough knowledge of the English language was to academic and professional success, and I thought there might be a way to combine my love of technology with my desire to help others improve their own futures," explains Aarush. After graduating from UCLA, Aarush went on to obtain a master's degree in computer science, as well as a TESOL certificate, from the University of Southern California. 

Aarush ultimately accepted a position with a respected international non-profit organization focused on improving youth access to technology, and as part of teaching children to code and create online resources, such as apps, Aarush also had the opportunity to help them learn English. He loved combining his two passions, and he traveled around the world for more than a decade, living and working in Bali, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, South Korea, India, and Hong Kong. After a while, however, he decided he wanted to put down roots and start a family, and he switched to an administrative position in his company, which allowed him to settle in Honolulu. When a rare position for a private tutor opened up at the local Manhattan Review office, we were thrilled to welcome Aarush to the team. He quickly developed a reputation as a dedicated and effective instructor whose classes fill up almost as quickly as they are announced. Aarush's students appreciate his real-life experiences almost as much as they appreciate his patient approach to helping them master the intricacies of the English language. When Aarush isn't preparing future college students for their own success, he can be found creating app-based programs to help children in remote areas learn English, hosting a weekly teen book club at the local library, and trying out new restaurants with his wife and young son.

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