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It may seem strange to begin with a statistic, but I trust you will agree it's not wholly inappropriate. During the 2009-2010 school year, my 11 AP Chemistry students had a 100% pass rate with the following score distribution: Seven of them scored a 5, three scored a 4, and one scored a 3. The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alt... [more]

I was a teacher in Los Angeles Unified for many years. I have taught pre-algebra. Hello. I love mathematics, students of mathematics, and am enthusiastic about tutoring. I have a BA in Mathematics from UC Irvine, and a California Math Secondary teaching Credential. I have recently retired from LAUSD, where I taught high school math for 30 years that included 10 years in a gifted magnet program. I taught basic math, pre-algebra, geometry, algebra 2, pre-calculus, trigonometry, AP calculus, both AB and BC levels, basic probability and statistics, and some integrated ma... [more]

With over 6 years of professional Prealgebra tutoring experience, I have learned how to help students break down difficult problems into many small and easy steps. After a bit of practice, students gain the correct thought process to analyze the problems carefully and, just as importantly, carry out the calculations correctly. In less than 3 years of study, I graduated with honors from UC Berkeley in 2012 and was inducted into Psi Chi, The International Psychology Honors Society, in the same year. My coursework focused mainly on Psychology and the Pre-Medical Sciences and Mathematics. My favor [more]

I remember what it was like to struggle with science and math subjects, and I hope to remove the anxiety and frustration from these topics. I think all students can understand these topics... IF they have someone who will teach them the way they learn best. Not all students learn or are motivated the same way, and I adapt my approach for each student's needs. When students don't understand the material due to the pace and style of the classroom, they often take this to mean there is a prob... [more]

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

4.94 124 ratings

Hi! I'm Vincent, a recent graduate of Harvard University who moved to Los Angeles a few months ago. I've had lots of experience tutoring a wide variety of math subjects. I've done in-home tutoring in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus. Not only that, but I've worked professionally as a group tutor for first-year college Physics. Prior to getting my graduate degree at Harvard, I attended Pomona College in Claremont, CA, where I earned a 3.8 GPA. While at Pomona I was able to m... [more]

Will travel 20 miles

$75 per hour.

4.99 193 ratings

I?ve always loved learning and sharing the joy of discovery and the thrill of a challenge with others. I find that the more a student can relate his or her own passions and experiences to a subject, the more that subject's material becomes a part of the student, rather than stale information to be memorized and forgotten. My goal, therefore, is to engage those I tutor, not merely to instruct. I graduated from Pomona College in 2006 Cum Laude with a B.A. degree in English and minors in Lingui... [more]

Will travel 10 miles

$95 per hour.

5.0 423 ratings

I am a summa cum laude UCLA graduate that studied political science and philosophy. My tutoring experience spans over 10 years. My strongest subject is English (and all related subjects) and my specialty is editing college papers, novels and screenplays. Further I work with many elementary-high school students improve their overall study skills in various subjects including math, science, history, and languages, and with college students and adults tutoring ESL and helping to prepare for part... [more]

Will travel 20 miles

$150 per hour.

4.98 1165 ratings

I am a Harvard University graduate (cum laude) with almost 13 years of tutoring experience. I have achieved perfect scores on the GRE, GMAT, SAT, and ACT, and scored in the 99th percentile on my LSAT exam prior to law school. While in law school, I was a faculty lecturer for the University of San Diego's Test Prep Program, specializing in GRE, LSAT, SAT, GMAT, and college and graduate school application essay writing. During my time at Harvard, where I was a joint-concentrator in Comparativ... [more]

Will travel 15 miles

$95 per hour.

4.99 71 ratings

After earning a B.S. in Physics from Penn State, I studied briefly as a PhD student in particle astrophysics before moving to Shanghai to teach high school physics. I later founded and managed Newton American Education Studio to help prepare Shanghai?s top students to enter and succeed at America's most selective universities. After relocating to the US, I've taught high school math at the prestigious Landon School outside Washington, DC, and am now in Los Angeles, CA where my wife Jenny teac... [more]

I believe that every student can learn. I am a patient and resourceful teacher that engages students in meaningful learning. I have an extensive background in mathematics and mathematics teaching methods. I have been teaching for over 25 years, including 16 years in a university graduate education program. I have taught students from 5th grade through medical school. I have also have extensive experience in working with students that have special needs or are behind. I am very successful at finding alternative methods to learn and understand mathematical concepts at every level. [more]

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