My undergraduate degree is in Civil Engineering while my graduate degree is a MBA with concentrations in finance and strategy. These degrees have made my math background extremely strong and, in most cases, second nature. The best way to learn math is through solving problems. (read more)
...I am very good at adjusting my tutoring style to coincide with the best learning style for the student. I try to incorporate visual, hands-on, and explanatory tutoring. One student I tutored in college algebra came to me with a failing grade in the class at mid-terms. (read more)
...Just a little effort each day is what kept my children ready for daily classroom lessons. My goal is to get a student to ask a question relating to 'what's next?' rather than 'what just happened?'
My professional background includes banking and software. I sold a successful business I started in 1999. (read more)
...I retired from Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories in 2001. For the past ten years I have spent two afternoons a week tutoring mathematics at the Joliet Job Corps Center. I have worked with students doing GED (high school equivalency exam), ASVAB (military aptitude test), several versions of ... (read more)
...During my undergrad, I tutored college and high school students in Calculus I & II, Algebra II, and Statistics. I also completed many mathematics-based courses through my program, including the following: Calculus I, II & III, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Intro to Statistics, Statisti... (read more)