Why Nurturing Wisdom?
At Nurturing Wisdom, we focus on one goal: Helping your child.
Whether you work with us in person or online, you'll love our support, customization, and expertise. From day one, you'll work with a director who will get to know your child's needs and will candidly answer your questions to guide you through our tutoring process. Your child's carefully selected tutor will be equally invested in your child's success and will have a team of experts and curriculum supporting them every step of the way.
Customization starts with your first phone call!
We had a wonderful tutoring experience. Our tutor worked with our son, John, for most of the school year. It didn’t take long for them to form a nice “working” relationship that developed into a bond. He made progress with everything she presented to him. He was so eager to impress her that we’d hear him talking to himself as he fell asleep about the things they worked on. Clearly she motivated him and knew how to get the best from him. She was flexible with scheduling, prompt and worked hard to accommodate John’s specific challenges and needs.
We have been so impressed with our tutor. He is friendly, approachable, responsive, and very good at what he does. We have seen a big improvement in Owen's strategies and preparation for the ACT.
Our tutor is very personable and real. My son relates to him beautifully. I hear them talking sports, joking and having fun together. He has given my son the confidence he needs to know he can do well. The sessions are well paced. Our tutor never feels rushed or in a hurry to leave, which creates a very nice, laid back atmosphere. He is focused on Griffin and there for him.
It's been a pleasure working with everyone. Very professional customer service. People really listened to my son's personality and needs and found the right tutor for him. Follow up for feedback, reminders for tests and tips, etc. have been great.
Our tutor has been wonderful. She is always on time and takes every minute of her time with the boys very seriously. She is engaging and doesn't just sit, which I notice keeps the boys a bit more attentive. She seems to really want them to succeed.
Our tutor was wonderful. I can’t think of a thing we would suggest to improve. She was so responsive, available, flexible, and willing to do anything to get my son feeling well-prepared for the SAT Subject Tests. Evan thought she was wonderful and absolutely loved working with her. Highly recommend her to everyone!
Honestly every interaction has been great. I am so happy with the work of this company and have already given out the contact info to other families. I can’t say enough positive things!
We have used NW with our other three children so it was a no-brainer to reach out again to NW for our twins. You all teach them strategies for test taking, but it also teaches them to 'read between the lines' in life also. Whether it is current news or trying to get along with a roommate or colleague, these are important lessons. Thank you!
Our tutor was fabulous! He taught Kevin more about grammar, punctuation, and writing than at least his three years in junior high! He also is unbelievably patient with a fantastic sense of humor. He helped with both ACT prep as well as college essays. My son really enjoyed working with his tutor.
I find our tutor to be extremely professional, accommodating, and knowledgeable. Most importantly, my son Michael enjoys working with her. He thinks she clearly explains the concepts being taught. Without judgment, she explains any errors he has made. He feels his reading skills have improved after working with her. Additionally, he has said she has explained confusing grammar rules better than any previous teacher. We are both very happy with our tutor
Our tutor was a great help to my son in preparation for his ACT. He was very responsive and flexible with us, as my son’s work schedule can be complicated.
You have helped my daughter in so many ways. Her confidence, grades, and test scores increased beyond our expectations, especially the test scores in only a couple of weeks. Thank you! Thank you so, so much! I have a happy, confident child entering high school.
I have enjoyed all of my conversations with our tutoring director. She has demonstrated a deep concern for the academic needs of my son. She has been very patient in all or our conversations, which have been lengthy at times. I found her to be very knowledgeable when discussing various academic issues and developing a tutoring plan.
I have been so impressed with your company. Excellent communication and interactions with both the students and the parents. Tutoring is a huge investment for us, so I appreciate feeling like we got what we paid for!
Our tutor was great! He was always very prompt and ready to get to work. My son enjoyed his tutoring sessions. He would engage my son, and I would hear laughter at some point during most sessions. He made schoolwork fun!
My experience has been fantastic. Our tutor is a great match for Peter. Very smart and easy to be around. He has developed a great rapport with Peter. Peter has told me that he feels that our tutor is good with explanations and understands his strengths and weaknesses. Peter said that he has given him many tips and tricks to working the test properly, and he is excited to use them on the test. I highly recommend Nurturing Wisdom to my friends!
My eighth grade daughter has been tutoring this fall in preparation for the HSPT in December. They hit it off right away on the first day. Our tutor is a friendly, patient, funny, kind, outgoing, genuine, intelligent person who has been extremely easy for my daughter to work with. She just seems to be at ease with herself as a tutor, and that quality helps make the sessions very successful. My daughter has made great progress from the initial pre-test to the mid-test, and I’m sure that by the post-test she will have made even more progress. We really love our tutor and cannot say enough positive things about her!
He is the perfect tutor. He is knowledgeable and personable. He has the right approach to teaching a middle schooler, and my son responds well to his teaching style. He usually summarizes to me at the end of the lesson what my son and he worked on for that day. I cannot say enough positive things about our tutor. My son looks forward to tutoring with him, which speaks for itself : )
He is an exceptional tutor: energetic, creative, generous, interested and interesting, attentive, detail-oriented (in the best way), communicative, friendly, and kind. And effective!
We couldn't have been happier with our tutor! He is a remarkable young man who listened and cued in on Maximus' needs! He was definitely everything my son needed. I would recommend Nurturing Wisdom to all, and I will also use them for my daughter as well!
Nurturing Wisdom was recommended by our school. I have to say I have been so happy with our overall experience - from the beginning of discussing my needs for my son to our current tutoring. Our tutoring director was always so respectful and caring. Nurturing Wisdom is an amazing company that will listen and help get the right fit for each child's needs! Going through high school testing is hard enough. When your child feels lost and unsure of how to handle testing, Nurturing Wisdom definitely prepares them for it.
We have had a very positive experience with our tutor. She and my daughter are very well-matched. She has been very helpful. She is patient and has given my daughter wonderful tools to use on her test. She is always punctual, and it was so easy to schedule our appointments with her.
Our tutoring director has been wonderful to work with. She did a great job matching my daughter with her tutor. She was very on top of things whenever I had any issues or questions. I have been incredibly happy overall with the service Nurturing Wisdom has provided us and would definitely recommend this company to my friends.
We can't say enough positive things about our tutor. He is reliable, patient, flexible, smart, hard-working, and makes tutoring as fun as it can be! We love that he has an easygoing style while also being very committed to covering necessary content. We've seen terrific gains attributable to our tutor’s efforts. He has been an absolute pleasure to work with.
We could not have been more pleased with the tutoring at Nurturing Wisdom. From the pre-tutoring interview to learn what type of student/learner my daughter is to the tutoring itself, this program is top-notch. Although we were a little nervous to use a tutor online, that aspect was a non-issue. Overall, my daughter was so prepared for the ACT, and her score showed that preparedness. Nurturing Wisdom knows what they are doing and we highly recommend them!
Nurturing Wisdom has been a wonderful partner to our school. They have offered top-notch test prep services and feedback that are on par with other popular sources I have worked with; and their executive functioning workshops have proved to be very useful to many of our students that need a little bit of extra help in that area. Whatever supplemental services we have collaborated on, they have proved to be worthwhile. I love their pedagogy and the way that they seem to very student-focused instead of business and revenue-focused.
Nurturing Wisdom provided our teachers with useful, practical information and strategies to improve our students’ executive functioning skills. It was a pleasure to work with the staff at Nurturing Wisdom in planning this professional development opportunity.
The executive functioning workshop offered by Nurturing Wisdom was a wonderful experience. Both students and parents learned so much from the information and hands-on experiences offered in the workshop.The feedback we received was amazing and we look forward to offering this great opportunity to our school community again.
Nurturing Wisdom was a great experience. They were accommodating, helpful, and nice every step of the way. My tutor and I worked great together. She helped me improve my scores significantly, and I am happy we decided to go to Nurturing Wisdom for my tutoring.
Here are the pros of online tutoring: Not having to go anywhere - just sit at the computer at home! He doesn't depend solely on me - I get a break! Watching the tutor get his agreement on actions, then writing out goals and faithfully addressing these at each session. His tutor is young, fun, and keeps him focused without the "mom factor." So far, Matthew has improved his grades from C's, D's, and F's to A's, B's and C's!
Our tutor has been wonderful. She tutored our daughter for her ACT and has been helping with college essays. Our daughter's ACT score went up 5 points, so we think she knows what she is doing! We have been SO happy that we came across Nurturing Wisdom. The emails we get are spot on, the services offered are extremely professional and applicable for our high schoolers, and we will not hesitate to engage with them as needed for our other two girls.
We're having an amazing experience. Our tutor is very thorough, engaging, positive and reassuring. She makes sense and seems to know the process. We trust her to help Dawson grow and have seen incredible increases in his scores and work.
I had a great experience with my tutor! She was extremely nice and helpful, and she always kept me on track. I also really appreciated how quick she was to respond to any questions I had over text. I have absolutely no complaints. My overall experience was great. I love how organized the company is and how structured it is to fit any student of any level.
Our tutor has been a pleasure, and we appreciate his expertise in helping to prepare our son for the ACT. His calm demeanor is a welcome element in this otherwise stressful point in time. He's been highly responsive and supportive in everything from scheduling logistics to answering questions about test strategy and content. We value him so much that he's now working with our other high school student on geometry.
After our experiences, I would recommend Nurturing Wisdom to anyone. We appreciate our tutor’s excellent work with Rahul. He has learned study skills and gained confidence in his abilities that will serve him well in college. And he's already been accepted to some colleges with generous merit and need-based financial offers!
Our tutor has been a great fit for our son. He is very focused, experienced, and thorough. He arrives at each session promptly and very well-prepared. He stays strong and clear the full two hours and has built our son's test-taking endurance. Our son has responded well to the lessons and has improved his SAT score.
Our son was very skeptical about his odds of getting into the high school of his choice, St. Ignatius College Prep, after having taken the practice test and performing well below his normal standards. We were told of the tutoring program offered through Nurturing Wisdom and spoke to several parents who explained how much it helped their child, so we decided to enroll our son in their program. We were very pleased with his tutor and his style of teaching our son how to take this specific exam and what methods to implement to help him score high. As a result, he took the exam and was accepted into St Ignatius College Prep! We are extremely happy with our investment in his tutoring through Nurturing Wisdom and would recommend their program to anyone in our situation!
As parents, we want the best for our children. So when we make such a critical decision on who will best serve the tutoring needs for our child, we'd better be right the first time, and we were - it was Nurturing Wisdom. We knew from the minute we signed that we hit a home run. This feeling first came about when we spoke with Connor's tutor. He was an absolute professional who really knows how to convey his talent on strategic and quality test-taking. I was impressed with how he explained to Connor the importance of the test-taking strategies for each subject. He showed Connor how to tackle math equations in ways he was never taught.
Our tutor was wonderful for my 16-year-old daughter. He was very flexible with his time and was always respectful of our tutoring time - he arrived early to every session and was ready to dive right into work. My daughter enjoyed his kind demeanor and responded well to his tutoring style...which is understanding, resourceful, and very knowledgeable.
Our tutoring director was very professional, very on point. She followed up immediately with all aspects of my daughter’s tutoring. The pre-test results are the most fascinating part of this whole “project” - being able to distill the ACT down by subject/question/content makes the entire test achievable. Having the tutor come to your home, is also a huge benefit — especially in the winter months in Chicago! I referred my nephew to your program, he, too, is reaping tremendous pleasure and growth with your program! A+.
Our tutor was very encouraging to my daughter and motivated her to try hard. She never said anything negative and always gave my daughter hope that she could get a really good ACT score. She seemed very excited about what she was doing which gave my daughter more motivation, too. She used their time very well, and their sessions always went until the last minute. She helped my daughter raise her ACT score quite a bit! I will pursue additional tutoring with my son because of the great experience with my daughter.
We continue to be really pleased with Nurturing Wisdom Tutoring. We have used NW tutors now for our two oldest children and have been very impressed with the tutors we’ve been matched with and the resulting ACT scores. The process, from initial introduction and tutor assignment to practice tests and scheduling, was very seamless and customer-focused. In our case, both children raised their scores significantly. We believe in the program and will definitely be back to Nurturing Wisdom when it is time for our third child to prepare for the ACT.
We say this with extreme sincerity: had it not been for our tutor, Connor would have struggled on the HSPT test. We feel that Nurturing Wisdom went above and beyond to prepare Connor for such an important test. We hope that other parents who view this critical step with such high importance also choose Nurturing Wisdom.
Our tutor was a wonderful. She knew just how to encourage my daughter, always had the right words. She was patient and very supportive. She worked WITH my daughter, didn't merely tell her what to do. Very kind and knowledgeable. She and my daughter accomplished the goals they set. Very pleased with the whole experience! Thank you!
Our tutor is excellent! He is so patient and never gets frustrated. He is good at giving a big picture view as well as a closer understanding of concepts. He works with our son until he has a firm grasp on that concept before moving on. He is easy to work with and very accommodating.
Very good experience with the tutoring director. Very pleased with your billing system and ease of the payment process. An overall wonderful experience which I would highly recommend to friends and family.
Our tutor was amazing. He was always prepared, positive, flexible, and supportive. He made my daughter feel comfortable with her ability to succeed. I loved working with Nurturing Wisdom. Our director, Catherine, especially was always responsive and got back to me promptly when I had questions. She was very knowledgeable and supportive. It has been rare to work with someone who is so reliable.
Both my son, Matt, and daughter, Maggie, absolutely LOVE their tutor. We have had an amazing experience and we would (and have) recommended her to our friends. Our tutoring director is terrific! She sends reminders not just about tutoring but about the tests themselves. As a busy mom I love the fact that she reminds me about registering for a test or that the test is coming up!
Our daughter's improvement on the ACT increased her scholarship money by $4,000 per year! I am already "prepping" my high school freshman to expect ACT tutoring from Nurturing Wisdom! Your approach works! Thanks so much for everything. We appreciate it from the bottom of our hearts.
Your workshop was so helpful and relevant to us. Our staff hasn’t stopped referencing things we learned, and we’ve already had the opportunity to utilize some of the skills and strategies you showed us during our programs. You were engaging and knowledgeable about executive functioning which made it easy to learn! Thank you so much.
I want to let you know how you and your tutors changed the lives of my children. You were crucial in helping my daughter study for the ACT. Due to a chronic illness, she missed six weeks of school in her junior year and needed some extra help. She raised her ACT score from a 24 to a 30 and was able to get into her #1 college!
Our tutor has demonstrated a clear command of the subject matter while establishing a connection with our son. Their connection enabled him to more readily grasp concepts and maximize his test results. She matched her teaching style and pace to our son’s learning style and pace.
Clearly parents were thirsty for this topic. I appreciated having both theory and case studies presented, as well as concrete suggestions for fostering the growth mindset in family life.
I’m happy to be working with a company that really cares whether they’re helping students be successful as people, not just getting them A's.
Our son can't believe he got every math problem correct on his high school placement test! We are very pleased because he was placed in all honors classes! Thanks for all your help.
I just told my husband last night what a great decision it was to have our son do summer writing tutoring with you and how much he gained. His writing teacher this year told me in conferences that she had her husband read our son’s first essay because of how great it was.
I've had a lot of jobs in education but none as rewarding as tutoring. You get to have a personal connection with students and families, and use the best of your skills to bring out the best in your students.
Both of my young adult children really love their tutor. Not only is he a great tutor, he makes it fun and somehow even my teenage son enjoys meeting with him. He is responsive to our requests and very trustworthy. He has really become part of our family.
Our tutoring director is great. He checks in all the time with me and he always makes sure that our needs are met. He goes out of his way to make sure that the kids get what they need.
We contracted with NW to provide parenting presentations and skills workshops to our local youth. The staff were very high energy and well organized in their presentations to the community. I would definitely recommend them for a school, library, or PTA-sponsored workshop.