William S.


William S.

Tutor

Houston, TX 77030

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

4.97 35 ratings

Mathematics PhD Student for Math Tutoring and Test Prep

I am a mathematics PhD student at Rice University with years of experience teaching and tutoring a variety of classes aimed at science and mathematics students at the university and high school level. Having excelled in countless upper division and graduate mathematics classes, I can say, without a doubt, that mathematics is one of the most beautiful subjects a person can explore. I think this is where the vast majority of math teachers and tutors lose their students. As a result, my foremo... [more]


Algebra 1


Calculus

Teaching calculus is my primary duty as a university teaching assistant. As an undergraduate, I was employed as a tutor for the Texas Interdisciplinary Program, an honors program at UT Austin. I have been tutoring all levels of calculus for years, starting in High School and continuing through to now as a PhD student.


Grammar


Geometry


Prealgebra


Music Theory


Trigonometry


English

I scored top marks (5) on both English Language and Literature AP tests and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT writing section. Even as a math major, I have taken a wide variety of writing intensive philosophy and English classes.


SAT Math

I made a 2220 on the SAT with an 800 on the math section. While it is possible to attain 800 even while missing a few questions, I still answered every question correctly. This is extremely difficult and rare, even among SAT tutors.


Literature


Proofreading


SAT Reading


Violin

During my 10 years of violin experience, I have been in principal or concertmaster positions with four orchestras, including the University of Texas Orchestra and the Sherman Symphony Orchestra. Along with being an experienced performer, I have taught both children and high school students of various levels.


Discrete Math

As a math major at UT, I took honors discrete math, in which I made an A.


Differential Equations

I am a PhD student in mathematics at Rice University. I am currently a teaching assistant for a differential equations course and therefore have a thorough knowledge of the course material and related subjects.


Linear Algebra

Linear algebra is one of the most fundamental areas of mathematics. I use it every day in my research and have tutored it extensively. I tutor both the computational and abstract sides of the subject.