...I am patient, relaxed and truly enjoy this work. In addition to my engineering degree, I also come from 2 previous generations of world class science/math academics from both sides of my family (My dad was a MIT professor).
Also having been a professional actor during this entire time, being a... (read more)
I have tutored and studied, at a graduate level, a broad range a math topics focusing on calculus and statistics. I have found math tutoring to be one of the most rewarding things I have ever done. Many students report that they do not like math and/or are not good at math. (read more)
...I specialize in reading and writing skills. As a history and literature major, I have spent a great deal of time honing expository writing skills, as well as basic reading comprehension, proofreading, literary analysis, close reading, and creative writing. I am generally available 9am-8pm M-F and by arrangement on weekends. (read more)
...I am NOT big on memorizing formulas, although there are a few that DO need to be memorized. I try to approach math from a logical perspective so that the formulas and functions make sense. I am especially fond of Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus (which is basically a review of all math learned to... (read more)
...Patience and positivity, I feel confident to say, are my strong suits - I always maintain a encouraging attitude, and never judge a student for how long it takes them. After all, if they found it easy, I wouldn't be there. For me, the biggest payoff of tutoring is the moment when the student 'g... (read more)