...He's patient. I really like him a lot. Whenever I need extra help before a test I just text him and he always finds time to help me." (Student)
-"I have had several other math tutors before Tohoru and none of them have helped me as much. (read more)
...Success in math tutoring requires three things: providing a clear explanation, participating in patient back and forth to insure understanding, and encouraging the student to do the work to cement the subtleties of the material. I focus my efforts in all three areas. I have arranged my schedule to allow for as much flexibility as possible to schedule tutoring for my students. (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)
...I find most students are weakest in their comprehension of those topics covered in the quantitative reasoning section. Their majors of university study usually have not included much mathematics instruction. To this end, my background in the Physical Sciences excels as a preparatory credential. (read more)
...There are a ton of formulas and identities that many teachers ask students to memorize, however, I don't. I approach Trigonometry more logically, and limit the formula and identity memorization to an absolute minimum. If can be easily derived, why clutter your brain with another memorized formula. (read more)