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Sarah S. ...When you're trying to find "x", it almost always helps when "x" is something realistic and easy to think about. I apply this basic idea to different prealgebra concepts and demonstrate how each concept is relevant to "real life". I've found this to be the most effective and meaningful method in my experience tutoring this subject.
22 Subjects: including chemical engineering, ACT Science, algebra 1, biology
$50.00/hr
El Cerrito, CA
Jeanie L. ...I have been using MS Excel since it first came out; currently I use it on a daily basis. In addition to understanding a lot of what it is capable of, I have in my arsenal a lot of unusual shortcuts that will save you time whenever you use Excel. Many students struggle with geometry simply because it is not presented in a way they can understand.
53 Subjects: including nursing, LSAT, algebra 1, algebra 2
$80.00/hr
Lafayette, CA
Joshua D. ...MATLAB is a computer programming language common in the sciences. I first learned MATLAB during an undergraduate research internship in the neuroscience department at UC Berkeley. For that project, I programmed software to use in the creation of operant conditioning experiments with songbirds.
7 Subjects: including biology, writing, psychology, anatomy
$50.00/hr
Berkeley, CA
Mara F. ...Focus on subject matter and strategies to learn the material and do well on the test. I have extensive experience in preparing students to take the PSAT, SAT, ACT and TOEFL college prep tests. In order to do well on these tests, students have to develop a critical understanding of the material and the accompanying strategies that will allow them to be successful.
48 Subjects: including philosophy, anthropology, psychology, sociology
$50.00/hr
Walnut Creek, CA
Tia W. ...My studies included a Major in Communication with a Minor in English. During the summers, I attended The University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming for Summer School studies in Geology. Recently, I attended The University of Iowa's renowned Summer Writing Program where I acquired more writing skills in Fiction & Nonfiction.
16 Subjects: including geology, English, reading, elementary (k-6th)
$43.00/hr
Walnut Creek, CA

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