...Calculus is the foundation for math, science and technology; it paves the way. Calculus is a subject that requires success in previous topics. My degree is in Pure Math which means I studied calculus a few days a week for multiple years. (read more)
...A strong pre-calculus foundation is crucial to understanding not just HOW to solve problems, but WHY we're solving these problems in the first place. I love tutoring math! With trigonometry, I find that it can be difficult for students as it involves both memorization and also a strong conceptual understanding of a new idea. (read more)
I began tutoring other students while I was still in high school. I graduated from Caltech with a B.S., majoring in math and minoring in physics. I was awarded my Master’s degree in math from UCLA, tutoring to earn a living as I went through graduate school. (read more)
...I believe quite strongly that education works best when relationships are built upon trust. As such, I encourage any prospective students and their families to contact me before beginning instruction in order to ensure that everyone is on the same page with respect to goals, expectations, and preferences. Finally, I'm not nearly as formal in person as the above makes me seem, honest! (read more)
...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)