Hi, while I haven't been tutoring for money since College, I have helped a number of students when asked by parents and friends to get over the rough spots in their education. Often there are topics that just don't make sense to a student for one reason or another. It could be the teacher's approach to that particular student just isn't working or there is a basic disconnect between that student and the subject matter. I have always been able to bridge those gaps for students I've helped t... [more]
I have used Excel for work and home since it was called Supercalc back in the 80's. I have taken classes designed by Goldman Sachs for their specialists who create selling documents for them for professional presentations. I have also used them on numerous occasions to develop income/expense analysis sheets for business plans.
I have used algebra and advanced algebra throughout my career in Actuarial Science since it is at the root of all Actuarial math. I am well versed in advanced algebra so pre-algebra is a necessity in all I do. I have worked in Actuarial Science related jobs for my entire career of 40+ years.
I have a BS in Math from Yale University and passed the first 5 exams to become an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. I am well versed in elementary math and have had to bring many students up to date in elementary math before tutoring/teaching them more advanced topics like Algebra, Geometry and Trig. Elementary math is needed for everything I do on a daily basis and is essential to any math tutoring.
I am a Associate of the Society of Actuaries having passed the first 5 exams. I also passed (what at the time was) the 7th exam which qualified me for being an Enrolled Actuary. This meant that I was authorized to sign schedule C of the 5500 form for the IRS filings for Pension Plans as well as use actuarial science to perform valuations on Pension Plans.
Actuarial Science uses a lot of linear algebra, calculus and statistics and I was an actuary for over 20 year including doing actuarial consulting after that. I have worked for Insurance Companies as well as Pension Consulting Firms and used math all along the way.