...Chinese is my native language. I lived in China and went to school there until I was 16. My high schools were Shanghai International Studies University Bilingual School that trained us intensely in Chinese language. (read more)
...I focus on building a solid understanding of the big concepts and encouraging my students to develop a sense of the reasonableness of their results; both can really help out when a little math or decoding skill sometimes gets in the way of getting the "book answer."
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I am well educated and consider myself to be a lifelong learner. I have an undergraduate degree in economics and graduate degrees in public health (epidemiology concentration and medical statistics. Professionally I have been a co-author on several peer reviewed journals and have given several presentations. (read more)
...What I enjoy most in teaching and tutoring is the "light bulb" moment, when the student suddenly completely understands a point that was once difficult. After the light bulb moment, the student has the topic down cold. You can almost see a brightening come on in his or her eyes, and that's the most rewarding part of the experience for us both. (read more)
...Along with math, I liked learning how things worked, particularly in physics and chemistry. I learned how to interpret graphs and charts and extrapolate data. The ACT doesn't test your knowledge of the sciences, but how to read data and draw conclusions. (read more)