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Colin S.

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  • Speaks Japanese, English
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Colin S.

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I view algebra like a game: there are simple rules that govern what you can do, and if you know and understand the rules, the game is a whole lot easier. If algebra seems to be a struggle for a student, I can help them identify the basic concepts (i.e. rules) on which they need to strengthen their understanding. Algebra is an essential tool I use to solve a myriad of problems every day as an engineer, and so I am intimately familiar with its many different topics, and perhaps because I understand its value, I genuinely enjoy teaching algebra to others.

I remember what it was like to personally struggle with algebra, and I know the most common pitfalls which make it seem more difficult than it actually is. Because of this experience, I am quite adept on picking up on my students' weak points, and helping them clear up fuzzy understandings of the rules of algebra. I started teaching algebra six years ago when I first started teaching it to myself. Since that time, algebra has been

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Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have seven years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside fro

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I am taking a doctoral statistics class where the assignments are all theory and understanding of research versus specific math equations. Colin is great at helping me understand the material. I appreciate his tutoring skills. I will be using him again when I take my intermediate statistics and research class.
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Junia M.

58 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Junia M.

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Experienced, professional and patient tutor!
My name is Junia. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of Central Florida (UCF). In college, I was in the Dean’s and President lists. I also had an honor scholarship which shows that I am driven by success at high standards. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate. I have tutored many students in math, ESOL, and science over the past 10 years across all age groups with a very high success rate. My goals as a tutor are to offer an excellent and targeted learning which addresses specific learning challenges that the student is currently facing, to equip students with exam preparation strategies, and help them learn techniques that enable them to achieve and succeed in their subjects. I am very patient and attentive to the needs of the students so that they can attain their goals.

My role as a tutor is to make learning enjoyable. I always keep my students engage in the learning process. I do everything I can to ...

About Junia

My name is Junia and I'm highly motivated and enthusiastic with outstanding teaching experience. Able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons that will help you learn in a fun environment. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate, proficient in a plethora of teaching expertise, possess an excellen

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Our 1st lesson was amazing! Junia is so passionate about teaching
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Always enjoy my lessons with Junia.
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Marwa A.

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  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2002
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Marwa A.

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This course is designed to emphasize the study of multiple representations of linear and non-linear functions. Students will use hands-on materials and calculators when needed in solving problems where the algebra concepts are applied.

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I am Marwa Ali, I am Self-directed, enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student development and the learning experience.  I have a master’s degree in education leadership from George Mason University, master’s degree in engineering management from Old Dominion Universit

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Jacki M.
Marwa has been very patient and engaging with my seventh grader who is challenged with math primarily due to dyslexia. So far, it seems to be a great student/tutor match and I’m eager to see how this propels my daughter forward towards a successful year. Thank you Marwa for your dedication and excellent work!
Laura Gatto
Marwa helped my son on very short notice understand material from his advanced 8th grade algebra class. He felt such relief after spending time with her and gaining a better grasp of the material. We will definitely be booking Marwa again!
Maheen
She's a gem. One of the best math tutors I have ever had and she is always willing to help.
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Nayoon K.

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  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Biology from MIT
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Nayoon K.

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I am an MIT tutor specializing in math and science, and I have taught math anywhere between pre-algebra and calculus (including algebra) for 5 years. I have received perfect scores on both SAT Math, ACT Math, and SAT Math Level 2 (SAT Subject Test). I have taken AP Calculus BC while in high school, and I have taken Multivariable Calculus and Differential Equations at MIT, and I actively participated in many math competitions through elementary, middle, and high schools.

Before the lessons, I like to talk with parents, students, and/or teachers to fully gauge what they have been struggling with and how to best help them. Then I identify the student's gap in knowledge while helping them complete their homework and give them additional drilling problems as needed to help them fully master the materials and do well on their tests. I always carry around books containing extra problems depending on the students' levels and goals. I also often introduce relevant SAT Math, ACT Math, and ...

About Nayoon

I'm an MIT tutor specializing in math, science, and test prep and many of my students have gone on to study at Ivy Leagues, MIT, and McGill. Many of my students have also gotten 800 on both SAT Math and SAT Math 2, 750+ on SAT Reading and Writing, and 5's on the AP exams even in the midst of pandemi

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Hilary K.
Nayoon took my daughter from a failing grade to an “A”. I am indebted to her. My daughter loves Nayoon because she is interested, kind & cheery. She is ten steps ahead and understands exactly what the teacher wants her to learn. But, more importantly, Nayoon taught her how to think and not just memorize. Nayoon doesn’t try to waste time or spread out a lesson. She cares more about my daughter learning & absorbing & being prepared! My daughter now wants to take the AP exam in chemistry because Nayoon made chemistry interesting & understandable. Thank you so much!!! Hilary Kramer
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Natalie G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie G.

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I know algebra like the back of my hand, and I can prove it to you! Middle school, high school, college, university, and adult students have seen me for algebra tutoring for over 10 years. I can explain the fundamentals without a textbook, and I always offer simpler ways to understand difficult concepts and solve problems. As a teacher, I try to make algebra easier for everyone. Learning how to analyze math should be interesting and helpful, not a painful memory. Whether for school, work or test prep, students discover how far their mastery of algebra can take them in life.

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Pu S.
My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT.
Lynne
My 14 year old daughter worked with Natalie weekly over a 2 month period to prep for the SSAT and HSPT. She did a fabulous job helping my daughter prepare; she was super knowledgeable, patient, and supportive. My daughter has so much confidence going into her tests, thanks to Natalie. We highly recommend her!!!
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Farobag C.

44 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 3 to 92
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

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Includes Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and College Algebra. Lessons may also be arranged via Skype.

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Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
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Great experience!
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Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music

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"I probably learned more algebra in 4 months with Ms.Julissa than I did in my whole high school career. She helped me prepare to retake the placement test at my college. My scores raised dramatically and I was moved up two math levels. Where was she when I was in high school?! She loves her students and she is passionate in making sure the goal that you have set for the tutoring is achieved."
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"Marie is a smart, qualified, patient, reliable and kind teacher. She tutored my son when he was having issues with Math in high school. She taught him strategies to help him better understand the material. She was very patient and encouraging with him. He became quite proficient and confident in the class and ended up earning an A. I strongly recommend her services."
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"Colin is an instructor for whom tutoring is a genuine passion for the education of others. He patiently ensures that I thoroughly comprehend the subject matter and that I do not just memorize the content of the lesson for testing-related purposes (as I have in the past.) His style of teaching assures that I meaningfully retain the information to ensure that it is applicable to my immediate education as well as real-world future endeavors."
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"Clinta is a very good tutor. My son gained more of an understanding in the topic he was studying because Clinta worked around his strengths and weaknesses in the particular unit of the Algebra course. It was nice to have a tutor who's schedule is flexible and will try to meet you when it's best for you and your child."
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When you're solving algebra word problems, it's smart to have a plan of attack ready to follow. Solving word problems may seem difficult, but when you read through the problem and can figure out what the specific equation is, it's no harder than a regular algebra problem. Here are some tips for getting a solid system of steps to follow when you are solving algebra word problems: 1. Read through the entire problem before trying to solve it. While it might seem tempting to start working on the …

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