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OUR SERVICES

Our tutoring services provide personalized, one-on-one instruction to help students succeed in their academic pursuits. Our experienced ivy-league tutors are dedicated to helping students understand complex material and improve their study skills. We offer a wide range of services, including homework help, test preparation, and subject-specific instruction. Some of our services include:

Elementary & Middle School Tutoring

Alliance Tutoring offers specialized services to Elementary and Middle School Students:

High School Tutoring

Alliance Tutors provides the following tutoring and coaching services to high school students:

College Tutoring

Alliance Tutoring offers the following coaching and tutoring services for college students:

Advanced Test Preparation

Alliance Tutoring offers college application and standardized testing prep that includes:

Executive Function

Help Your Child Succeed with an Executive Function Coach

MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY

At Alliance Tutoring, we aim to instruct students in the method most conducive to their success. Our services offer unique flexibility to ease academic and test-taking strains. You can choose any or a combination of the below methods to best suit your student needs.

Local

In-person Tutoring & Coaching Service

Remote

On-demand remote tutoring

In-Home

In-home Tutoring & Coaching service

Virtual Reality

360 degree immersive learning environment

OUR ONLINE COURSES

How to Get Your Kids Into College & Keep Them There: A Guide to College Admissions and Retention in a Post-Covid World Kindle Edition

A progressive and thoughtful look at the pathways and best practices needed to successful help kids get (and stay) in college during the uncertain post-pandemic times.

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FOUNDER

ALEXANDER W. MERRILL

Alex has taught English, coached, and dorm-parented for nearly 20 years at Dartmouth College, The King School, Kingswood-Oxford, Philips Andover and The Taft School. Author of How to Get Your Kids Into College & Keep Them There, he is an expert at college application and retention. He has tutored hundreds of adolescent teens and young adults from middle school through college level on all spectrums, behaviorally and academically. He attended Philips Exeter Academy and received an undergrad degree from Kenyon College and a Masters Degree from Dartmouth College.  He lives in Farmington, CT with his three rug rats and wife, Alexa.

ALLIANCE TUTORING

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Tutoring,

Keys to Developing a Great College List with Rana Slosberg Part 2

Alex I think the gap year programs are highly sort of underutilized. What do you think about the gap year program?  Rana...Read More
February 2, 2023
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Mental Health,

Harness The Power of Positive Thinking to Stay Motivated When Studying

Find out more about learning how to harness the power of positive thinking to stay motivated when studying and making progress....Read More
January 26, 2023
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University Attrition,

Keys to Developing a Great College List with Rana Slosberg Part 1

Alex I’m joined today by Rana Slosberg. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering from New York University,...Read More
January 26, 2023
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Tutoring,

Processing, Progressing, and Prospering with Ellen Braaten Part 4

Alex What do you think the future of education looks like for students with anxiety? And how has the global pandemic sort...Read More
January 19, 2023
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Tutoring,

Processing, Progressing, and Prospering with Ellen Braaten Part 3

Alex Now, you mentioned there the kids with sort of slower processing speeds and results of anxiety with that, and then the...Read More
January 12, 2023
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Support,

Six Reasons Teens Should Include Study Breaks in Their Schedule 

Study breaks are a key executive function skill for stressed out students...Read More
January 11, 2023
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Private School Instructor,

Should we do Private School or Public School?

Deciding to send your child to a private or boarding school is a difficult decision ...Read More
January 9, 2023
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Uncategorized,

Processing, Progressing, and Prospering with Ellen Braaten Part 2

Alex So your other book, Straight Talk About Psychological Testing for Kids, does a deep dive on how psychological testing works and...Read More
January 5, 2023

Alliance Tutoring

Alliance Tutoring specializes in assisting students from adolescence to young adulthood who find themselves in the space between: between schools, between high school and college, or between life paths.  We also focus on those who have departed from their academic and/or life tracks, whether due to trauma, learning disability, perfectionism, health, or any of the other myriad issues that derail the young.