“My boy, who is entering high school this fall, loves to work with Ms. Anderson. He has worked with her two years ago and, at his wish, returned recently for build-up his overall language skills focusing on SAT strategies. Ms. Anderson is very organized, knowledgeable, and accurate. After a semester of tutoring, my son has increased his score in AP Human Geography from 50% to 100% (top of his class) and in English from 70% to 90s-100s, too. As a parent, I can trust her teaching method and be expecting for my child to acquire full of benefits from each lesson. Most of all, my child has learned motivation, the way of study, and proper attitude from her. I truly appreciate it!”

Geenie, STAAR, SAT, AP Human Geography,  2016-2019

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With hardly 2 weeks left for ACT, I wanted to get someone to help my daughter with Reading and English parts of the ACT test. Gabriela quickly put together a customized program, after meeting the first time that included homework outside of tutoring hours. After the second meeting (4 hrs total tutoring time), my daughter’s practice tests saw a significant improvement (between 8 to 10 points). She was able to apply all strategies that Gabriela taught her. I highly recommend Gabriela for any of language help she provides but would personally recommend her for Reading and English sections of standardized testing. I feel she is highly skilled in customizing a tailored program for the student rather than a one size fits all approach.”

Uma, SAT English and Science, 2018

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Knowledgeable and patient tutor. The lesson included reading, writing, phonics, and vocabulary. My daughter had fun and was learning at the same time. She is very excited for her next lesson. We are very blessed to have found Gabriela. She is very kind and really loves what she does.

Sarah, English Reading/Writing (ADHD and G&T student), 2018

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“Ms. Anderson helped me a lot with my AP human geography course. I was able to get a clearer picture of what I was learning in school when I was being taught by her. She not only taught me the main concepts of the course, but she went into depth of each topic and connected them to real life scenarios for a better understanding. During class we went over each and every topic, taking notes as we went. She would ask me potentially test questions as well as going over the free response question format. With her help, I was able to feel more confident during tests, quizzes, and basic assignments. Overall, I felt as though Ms. Anderson was a great help and could help many other kids like me. Thanks for your time and effort!”

Hannah, AP Course Human Geography, 2018 

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“Great SAT Tutor. Lessons with Gabriela are rigorous, fast-paced, and most of all, benefiting. She assessed my son’s weaknesses on the SAT and turned them into his strengths. My son looks forward to more lessons with her to further improve his score on the SAT.”

Nuvarath, SAT English immersion course, 2018

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“My son successfully completed AP European History with the help of Gabrielle. She is very patient, organized and knowledgeable in the subject matter. Gabrielle was able to explain concepts in a way that helped my son understand and remember information. It’s not easy to find someone who specializes in European history, but you won’t have to look any further once you meet Gabrielle. She has a true passion for history and teaching!” 

Diana, AP European History, 2018

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“5 STARS. Our 1st session was awesome. Gabriela was patient and very informative. We look forward to scheduling more sessions! My daughter is working in improving in reading, vocabulary and writing to prepare her for SAT and ACT.”

Oshunti, SAT Intensive Course, 2018

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“Knowledgeable, well prepared (session structure) and demanding. I am getting my kids ready for the SAT, and needed a tutor to guide them through some of the tips and best practices. Gabriela not only was able to provide some of these tips but went beyond expected. The classes/sessions structure is well prepared and follows a specific flow that helps the kids understand some of the fundamentals, discuss reading approach, practice and force them to think to ensure what they read is comprehended. Basically, the session drives them to think and analyze. Gabriela has also provided other materials that are very useful for the kids to study on their own and practice what they have learned. Another important aspect of the way Gabriela teaches is that she is demanding and raises the bar for the kids. I believe this is critical if the kids want to succeed and have higher goals and expectations. Definitely I would recommend Gabriela for anyone to get ready for the SAT reading test or simply wants their kids to get better at reading comprehension and vocabulary.”

Oscar, SAT English Boot Camp, 2017

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“Knowledgeable and patient tutor. Got out first session and going back for another. Very thankful that Ms Gabriela is working with my child over the holiday break!

Neelima, English elementary school assistance, 2017

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“Great Tutor.  After two classes of working with Gabriela my son has improved his speech and public speaking skills greatly. I will recommend her 100%.”

Rodney, English/Public Speaking course, 2017

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Great Teacher. My son had his first lesson with her today and he liked her style. She is very punctual and honest. I recommend her.

Yolla, SAT English, 2017

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“Very Helpful! Gabriela helps me on the reading section of the SAT and also taught me new vocab. words. Also, she was patient and really helped me understand a question when I got confused. All in all, a very good tutor!”

Molly, SAT Boot Camp 2016

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“Very experienced and organized. We just started taking lessons from Gabriela and I am really impressed with her professionalism, experience and knowledge. The tutoring environment that she seems to have put a lot of effort and thought is very conducive to getting students to focus and absorb intense sessions she tailors for them. We are looking forward to more such engaging and enriching sessions from Gabriela.”

Sudha, Flower Mound, STAAR Course, 2016

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“Wonderful! Our daughter had only two lessons with Gabriela and she already has a better understanding of many of the fundamentals she has missed in high school. She has also gained much needed confidence! Thank you!”

Greg, French Intensive Immersion Course, 2016

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“Gabrielle Anderson is an excellent and fully trustable Teacher. My daughter and son are very excited to go to her lessons every week for last 2 years. My daughter’s STAAR scores have improved and her French speaking also has improved tremendously as well as her grades in English language arts and French. My son’s interest in reading and school grades have improved greatly. It really made school studies very easy for my daughter and son. I highly recommend Gabrielle for English and French tutoring.” 

Sai and Meena, STAAR, SSAT, ACT Explore, PSAT, French; 2012-2015                         

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“Great Tutor, Very Personable and Fun.” Gabriela has been working with my high school daughter to prepare her for her AP test this spring and has done a great job! My daughter has learned more than she expected and enjoys the lessons. We are very satisfied and would recommend Gabriela with no hesitation!”

Julie, AP Intensive Immersion Program, 2015

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“My son has received a 6-month English-immersion course for SAT and ACT tests. He studied hard for the English section working on reading, essay writing, critical thinking, self-organization, and vocabulary. He prefers sports, so for him this was a real trial but he faced it bravely!! We are extremely happy with his results until now and the teaching he’s received which he feels will help him in college too. The immersion SAT/ACT course that Gabrielle provided via Diplomat Languages Inc. include European methods that worked great for Jason, it’s definitely recommendable to anyone who wants top results with short-time instruction.”

Michelle, SAT/ACT Immersion course, 2015

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“This has been the most energizing English grammar course I’ve ever taken. We studied from SAT, ACT, and even GRE books and exercises. The test seemed pretty easy afterwards and I am very happy since I’ve got top scores. I recommend it to anyone interested in effective test prep.”

Julia, SAT/ACT Intensive Immersion Program, 2014

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“We began bringing my 9-year-old son to Gabriela Anderson through a 6-month Diplomat Languages scholarship for French lessons in January of 2014. Brian was on an ADHD medicine since his public school recommended he be medicated, and the local doctors supported this with the prescription. Historically Brian was being disruptive in class and we were receiving notifications daily. Upon the very first class, Gabriela ran some educational tests and assessed Brian and suggested his issues appeared to be circumstantial because he was attentive, logical and smart when he liked the material, and he only became disruptive when he was feeling uncomfortable. Moreover, Brian disclosed his frustrations, ambitions, his favourite school subjects. Gabriela is a believer in traditional education, so she strongly advised we stop immediately giving Brian the medication; which Brian, his 2 brothers, his mother and I totally wanted due to existing data on negative side effects. From that moment on, Brian has not been taking the ADHD medicine. His mother and I have done years of research and have experimented with diet and discipline to manage Brian’s behavior. And we believe these things do help; however we experienced more growth in Brian after we started Gabriela’s program. I believe Brian needs the proper stimulation, curriculum, patience, environment and attention for him to be able focus and concentrate for longer periods of time. in order to train his mind to control himself. Gabriela’s program does just that; it is a focused 1-on-1 sessions uniquely tailored to each of her students. She is extremely patient and driven to achieve success and progress with Brian and he has grown. Brian genuinely wants to learn so that Gabriela and his parents will be proud of him; this has been very motivating for Brian. Brian wants to do well in public school so that he will be rewarded in Gabriela’s class.

After a few weeks in French Class, Gabriela also wanted to work on Brian’s English, grammar, handwriting, and classical literature and films. So now we split our 4-hour session between English and French. She is helping Brian prepare for the state required testing. Brian is making great advancements in both his English and French as well as in his self-control and manners and his behavior. I am genuinely thrilled to have Brian enrolled in this intensive European-method program and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning languages.”

Jon, ADD-ADHD curriculum, English and French scholarship, 2014

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“Helped our 16 year old prepare for last minute for exam to test out of French 3. Really made a difference!”

Kristy, French course, 2014

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“Very patient, talented and kind. Gabriela is tutoring my step-children who are 11 and 12 years old. She captivates them for two hours at a time and motivates them to study after she leaves! I’m so impressed with her teaching and can’t wait to start my lessons with her!”

Heather, French Intensive Program, 2013

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“Learning from Gabriela has been a joy, to say the least. Even within the first few weeks, I was delighted by the progress we’d made together and the incredibly fast results; within only a few months time, my ability to express myself with both accuracy and comfort has far exceeded my expectations. Gabriela’s knowledge of and instruction in pronunciation is likewise impeccable as she makes it a core aspect of language-learning, and it is through her guidance that I have gained the confidence in my French voice. Grammatical concepts, as well, are presented in clear and digestible lesson plans that seek the most efficient method of mastery. But one thing that makes Gabriela’s language teaching approach all the more special is its adaptability and personalized quality. Gabriela is always willing to focus on the subjects that interest me the most and fine-tune the program to my needs. My learning has gone far beyond formal textbook structure, giving me insight into more colloquial conversation as well as an invaluable, in-depth look into French culture and history. Gabriela has even expanded my understanding to the songs (everything from classical to pop), literature, and films that are integral to a French upbringing so I can better grasp this foreign perspective. She also put together a really fun, day-long immersion program that even included a home-cooked taste of France!

French class with Gabriela is truly something I look forward to every week. Those few hours have turned into more than just learning the language, but a time for me to grow as a person and expand my world view to other people and cultures beyond my own. Each class is truly more rewarding than the next; I could have gained no better entry into the French language and culture than with Gabriela. Her expertise in language and culture is one that I will always trust and admire.”

Sophia (High school student)

French Immersion Program, 2012-2013

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“I signed my son up for lessons with Gabriela this summer. I want him to have a second language and as I had taken some French in college, we chose French. I expected the typical class/lesson I had received in college. But Gabriela’s lessons far exceeded my expectations. She is a fantastic teacher, but what makes her class unique is her immersive approach. You learn the language the way language it meant to be learned. From her, in our short time together, I learned more than I did with my college studies. In addition to our lessons, she provided us with appropriate links which further reinforced the French language and culture. What you get with Gabriela are individual lessons that target your goals.”

Daphne, French Immersion Program, 2013

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“My teenage daughter and I plan on traveling to Italy in the near future and wanted to know enough of the language to get around and converse with ease. My grandparents were from Italy and I have grown up with the language and culture all around me and have instilled the Italian culture in our own family traditions. Learning with Gabriela has been just what my daughter and I wanted. Not only are we learning to speak (and read and write) in Italian, but our lessons are filled with culture, history, cuisine, art, music — all the things we are passionate about. That is what makes Gabriela’s courses so unique and wonderful; they are tailored to each individual student’s needs and interests. Gabriela makes our lessons interesting, relevant and fun, all things we appreciate given our busy schedules and demand for mind share. She manages to keep both of us engaged and challenged during our lesson. My daughter and I meet with Gabriela together, but are at different levels with the language (my daughter is also studying Spanish in school, so much of the vocabulary is very familiar to her), and with our interests and knowledge of culture, history, etc. Gabriela is sensitive to these differences as well as our shared interests, and plans each lesson with care to be sure to cover enough vocabulary and language building skills as well as cultural and historical elements to keep us interested and make the time just fly by. Her knowledge runs deep not only of the Italian language but of the country’s culture, history, art, music, everything — I am thoroughly impressed with the scope of Gabriela’s knowledge and her easy style of teaching and conveying what she knows to others. It is obvious that teaching is a gift with which Gabriela has been graced and something that she truly enjoys. I feel that my daughter and I are learning the Italian language as well as many other points of interest about the culture and history of the country, and that we will be well-prepared for our trip. Gabriela’s style, structure and approach to language immersion are wonderful and I would highly recommend Diplomat Languages to anyone interested in learning a new language.”

Lynn, Italian Immersion Program, 2011- 2013

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