...I am passionate about both and feel lucky to be able to be an influence on my students lives.Experienced at tutoring Algebra and Algebra for the SAT, I have a strong background in math from a degree in Economics to a 700 on the math section of the SAT in high school. I have a lengthy background ... (read more)
...SergeyDuring my Ph.D. program at Penn State I have taught the course "Calculus and Vector Analysis" two times. The students were mostly sophomores majoring in engineering. I have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, and my thesis was in metric geometry (see http://www.ams.org/journals/proc/2011-139-12/S0002-9939-2011-10861-X/home.html).
However, I believe that teaching is more fun than doing research. (read more)
...I was a high school teacher for a brief time and, more recently, I taught Probability and Statistics at Stony Brook University for a few years, where I received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. I believe that learning mathematics is about understanding important concepts, not me... (read more)
...I am at 86th and Broadway on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, so I am available for in-person sessions locally from Lincoln Center up to Columbia University and from Riverside to Central Park West. I also take on clients on the Upper East Side as well. I do not work with students for one-off sessions or temporary assignments. (read more)
...Following my undergraduate degree, I spent 3 years working in a psychology/neuroscience research lab at Columbia University, producing multiple conference presentations/symposia, as well as co-authoring two papers currently under review in scientific journals. I bring over 6 years of experience ... (read more)