...This curiosity has also led me to the Putnam Exam in college, scoring among the top 3 at Cal Poly each of the three years that I took it. My goal as a tutor is to provide a unique perspective into the world of math. Many times, students are presented a single way to solve individual problems, which I believe is the Achilles Heel of math education. (read more)
...I had only tutored him for 3 hours at that point! On the test before that, I helped him score an 81% while his class averaged 40%!
He eventually sent one of his classmates to get tutoring lessons from me, and another one of his classmates actually sought me out and found me on her own. How was I able to help him succeed where so many other students had failed? (read more)
...I am also a published author in the physical science textbook arena. This experience provided me with the skills of taking scientific or mathematical jargon and converting it into accessible formats. In addition I am familiar with the goals and structure of major general examinations like the SAT, GRE, and ACT. (read more)