Ian Y.


Ian Y.

Tutor

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Will travel 6 miles

$95 per hour.

5.0 34 ratings

ACT, SAT, Chemistry and Math Specialist (UCLA/USC MBA)

Hi there!! I'm Ian, a teacher and educator with over 15 years of experience. I even come from a family of teachers!! I have worked with thousands of elementary, secondary and university students to help them achieve their academic goals. I started teaching privately after 2 years of teaching SAT Test Preparation and GMAT Test Preparation classes for a well-known test prep company, where I recognized a pocket of opportunity for individual and small group work. Since then I have enjoyed men... [more]


Algebra 1

I have taught all levels of math, including algebra 1, for more than 15 years and love helping my students meet and exceed their goals! My approach is to focus on the way my student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


Algebra 2

I have taught all levels of math, including algebra 2, for more than 15 years and love helping my students meet and exceed their goals! My approach is to focus on the way my student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


Chemistry

After taking AP chemistry in high school and getting all A's, I went on to study it at UCLA, where I received my BA with a minor degree in chemistry. For the last 12 years, I have actively tutored chemistry at the high school and college level. My approach is to focus on the way my students learn best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


Vocabulary


Grammar


Geometry

I have been teaching and tutoring geometry for over 15 years with great success.


Prealgebra

I have taught Pre-algebra more than 15 years and love helping my students meet and exceed their goals! I work with students to build a foundation for their later math work, which is crucial to their success. My approach is to focus on the way each student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


Spanish


Trigonometry


Portuguese


English

I have taught all levels of English and writing for more than 15 years and love helping my students meet and exceed their goals! I have a BA in Literature from UCLA and an MBA from USC. My approach is to focus on the way my student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


ESL/ESOL


SAT Math

I have taught all 3 sections of the SAT for more than 15 years. My students have increased 200-400pts on average with many scoring over 2000 on the old SAT and 1400 on the new one! Would love to help you achieve these results!!


Economics


Proofreading


GED


SAT Writing

I have taught the Writing Section of the SAT since it began in 2004. My students have increased 200-400pts on average with many scoring over 2000 on the old SAT and 1400 on the new one! Would love to help you achieve these results!!


TOEFL


GMAT

I scored in the 90th percentile on the GMAT and attended USC Marshall business school as a result. Check out my Wyzant testimonials to see how my GMAT students have done!


PSAT


SSAT

I have taught all parts of the SSAT for more than 12 years and love helping my students meet and exceed their goals! Over 90% of my students have been accepted to the boarding school of their choice. I have a BA in Literature from UCLA and an MBA from USC. My approach is to focus on the way my student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


Spelling


ACT English

I have taught all 3 sections of the ACT for more than 10 years. My students have increased 2-4pts on average with many scoring over 30 on the ACT! Would love to help you achieve these results!!


ACT Math

I have taught ACT Math and all 3 sections of the ACT for more than 10 years. My students have increased 2-4pts on average with many scoring over 30 on the ACT! Check out my Wyzant testimonials to see how my ACT students have done! I would love to help you achieve the results you desire as well!!


ACT Science

I have taught ACT Science and other 2 sections of the test for over 10 years and many of my students receive over a 30 if they put in the work!! Every student is unique and that is why I have different strategies depending on a student's reading and comprehension abilities. I look forward to helping you get the results you want on the ACT!!


Elementary Math


Elementary Science


Guitar

I have been playing guitar for 25 years and have taught all levels privately. I have been in multiple bands, have played venues all over CA and the US. I studied ethnomusicology at UCLA and am have studied privately with MIT (Musician's Institute) graduates. I am also am endorsed by several guitar companies.


CBEST

I passed the CBEST, missing only 1 question on the entire exam! I have been teaching test prep and tutoring for more than 12 years and this is exam is a pleasure for me to teach. I used to work for a well-known test prep company teaching the GMAT, SAT, and ACT, so I feel I am more than qualified to teach the CBEST. My approach is to focus on the way my student learns best. This achieves the most dramatic and fastest results!!


ISEE

I have been teaching the ISEE for over eight years. I am intimately familiar with the format of test and most of the books available on the subject. All of my students have had amazing success on the ISEE and have been accepted to the private high schools of their choice.


Series 7

When I am not tutoring, I spend my time trading futures and stocks. I have had my series 7, 63, 3, and insurance licenses and was a stock broker for 3 years. So I am extremely comfortable with all issues of finance and would be able to teach the Series 7 as well, having taken and passed it easily.