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Daniel M.

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Levels taught:
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
I love teaching, and I love Math. I've been preparing students to succeed in the GMAT (Quantitative and Verbal) for the past 5 years and my students score between 550 and 760. I specialize in online lessons. I use the student's book or my own materials. I love working with students of all experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Daniel M.

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice.

I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothing is too difficult once we understand how to do it!

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Mingda S.
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6

Posted Jul 4, 2020
Fadi I.
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very patient and adptable

Posted Jun 17, 2020
Mingda S.
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Posted May 25, 2020
James
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Posted May 25, 2020
Gabriel
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I’ve always struggled with math. It was no surprise that I had significant trouble with the GRE Quantitive section. I had tried one tutor before working with Daniel. I ended up getting the same score that I had on past tests and I felt that I was never going to get past the hurdle. I decided to find another tutor and after looking around a while and messaging several tutors on TakeLessons I connected with Daniel. Hands down he has the best methods for how I learn. He provides lesson plans, homework, and goes through every problem step by step to ensure that you are comprehending. He also tests your knowledge by having you basically teach him what you’ve learned. If you can’t explain it, then you don’t know it, is what he says. It has been awesome working with him and I enthusiastically recommend him to anyone that needs help with math at any level.

Posted Apr 7, 2020
Deseria R.
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Posted Mar 29, 2020
Jenny Janssen
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Went well for me!

Posted Mar 23, 2020
Wingsze S.
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Great instructor! Thank you.

Posted Mar 4, 2020
Mingda S.
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Posted Feb 14, 2020
Zelman Z.
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Great class.

Posted Feb 7, 2020
Joanne ..
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An absolutely great teacher. Is Always patient and courteous, and does a great job making sure everything is well understood in a problem before moving on.

Posted Jan 3, 2020
Kimberly L.
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Posted Dec 5, 2019
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Posted Nov 27, 2019
Naureen
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Posted Nov 3, 2019
Arya
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The lesson was very helpful for my son

Posted Oct 7, 2019
Raman P.
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Daniel is very personable, and easy to talk to.

Posted Sep 7, 2019
Aisha M.
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nice teacher

Posted Jul 9, 2019
Aisha M.
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Nice tither

Posted Jul 9, 2019
Tejas R.
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Thanks

Posted Jun 23, 2019
Anita R.
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Posted Jun 21, 2019
Stacy D.
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Posted Jun 6, 2019
John R.
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Very helpful.

Posted Jun 1, 2019
Micah
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My 8-year-old son just took his first Spanish lesson with Daniel. Before we could even exit the class he was telling me, "I loved it! Can we do it again tomorrow?!"

Posted May 30, 2019
Jason
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Great teacher. Very kind and capable. I am a beginner and I greatly appreciate Daniel's patience and understanding. I look forward to many lessons with him in the future.

Posted Apr 13, 2019
Frank Y.
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How fun!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted Mar 30, 2019
Rajita
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Posted Mar 17, 2019
Frank Y.
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Posted Mar 16, 2019
Cate
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Easy going and made the explanations easy for my daughter to understand.

Posted Feb 25, 2019
Christopher
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My son really liked Daniel he broke things down for my son to understand he did an amazing job

Posted Feb 10, 2019
Jayda
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Daniel helped my daughter with her math. She has been struggling and after one lesson I could see a whole shift in her attitude towards math. Thank you so much Daniel!

Posted Jan 23, 2019
Renee
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Posted Jan 14, 2019
Trinity
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Does a really great job of explaining and breaking down individual problems. Helps to allow the student to see the perspective of the test takers!

Posted Dec 31, 2018
Gary
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Very kind and patient!

Posted Dec 15, 2018
Christopher
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He is the best !

Posted Dec 9, 2018
Sam
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Daniel is a great listener and a good motivator. I love how he will do your entire lesson in Spanish to help fully immerse you and reinforce what you are learning. I am looking forward to my future lessons with him.

Posted Nov 25, 2018
Simon W.
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Danial is a very good teacher. He has all the patience in the world. My 9 year old son likes him very much.

Posted Oct 28, 2018
Bob P.
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Daniel is a very good teacher. He shares as he learns about his subject, is patient and encouraging. I highly recommend him.

Posted Oct 3, 2018
Omar
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The first class with Mr.Daniel was great . He was professional,patient and very helpful .My son enjoyed it and made him more excited about chess. He can’t wait for his next lesson.

Posted Sep 23, 2018
Eshaan A.
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Very helpful and skilled strategy for SAT PREP.

Posted Sep 11, 2018
Harrison
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Posted Jun 22, 2018
Vipul
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Posted Jun 21, 2018
Randy S.
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Great so far looking forward to my next lesson

Posted May 14, 2018
Guy
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Posted Feb 28, 2018
Beth
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It was my first lesson and Daniel was very patient with me. I feel like we are off to a great start!

Posted Feb 24, 2018
Dr. AM
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Awesome teacher, who listens and implements what the parents envision for the child!

Posted Feb 1, 2018
katie
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I enjoyed my first lesson with Daniel he is very patient!

Posted Jan 29, 2018
katie
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I enjoyed first class with daniel he is very patient . Gracias Daniel

Posted Jan 28, 2018
Jackson Z.
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Very good start to the tutoring concept for my son. Initiated to help prep for midterms

Posted Jan 24, 2018
John
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Daniel is very knowledgeable, patient and flexible in his learning approach. He works with the student to align on an approach that will work for them. I've had 4 lessons and gained more in that short period of time than with previous instructors.

Posted Jan 21, 2018
Jenie
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Daniel is a great teacher-I am becoming more confident in my conversations. He is Knowledgable and affordable.

Posted Jan 20, 2018
Samuel
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He is a good teacher, always ready to answer my doubts and had a good internet connection. He is also very flexible with the schedule, which is good for me because of my work.

Posted Jan 20, 2018
cheryl
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Daniel is a good teacher and recommends good text books as well. Due to my time difference in locations of Daniel and me, He was often having his dinner or taking care of his child which made the connection a little difficult to hear. But he tried hard to make certain I understood the material. Overall, a good teacher.

Posted Jan 20, 2018
Yumiko
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Daniel has been adjusting the schedule flexibly and he has helped my son a lot.
My son had been struggling with his Math class, however, it became much easier for him to catch up with his class as soon as he started to study with Daniel. I appreciate that I could see his progress on his grade. Thank you, Daniel!

Posted Dec 16, 2017
Jeni
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Wonderful, affordable and knowledgeable teacher

Posted Dec 2, 2017
John C.
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Very good, clear and practical instructor.

Posted Nov 10, 2017
James
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Fantastic instructor. Really clear, thoughtful and helpful.

Posted Aug 24, 2017
Jason
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I needed to get 690+ and I had bad experiences with other academies and tutor in the past. He gave me the foundations and the confidence to achieve my goal.

Posted Jun 22, 2017
Jacob
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Daniel is a great teacher!

Posted Apr 13, 2017
Clayce
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This was the first lesson for my son. He was actually surprised and thought that it was a great first lesson. He said that Daniel reviewed the concepts with him which allowed him to solve the problems. He is motivated and is looking forward to his next lesson.

Posted Mar 5, 2017
Dannetta H.
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This was my first lesson with Daniel. It was very informational and fun. I am so glad Daniel has patience because he has a very long way to go with me. I am looking forward to several more lessons at least 18 months or so.

Posted Dec 23, 2016
Javier V.
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He is a great teacher, thank you

Posted Dec 17, 2016
Susan K.
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Awesome teacher!. He was patient with my son to explain a complicated part again and again. He has the resources to teach and is very knowledgeable. It was a pleasure to obtain his assistance with Algebra 2. Respectful and humble.

Posted Nov 28, 2016
Donovan B.
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Daniel is great. He helps my son understand his lessons by going at a pace he can keep up with.

Posted Oct 18, 2016
William G.
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I was not sure what to expect for my first online class, but I was surprise it was a great overall experience. I will recommend you to try online lessons if you have not done it before. You will enjoy the experience!

Posted Sep 6, 2016
Mathew
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I had many doubts before getting tutor by Daniel. He gave me the confidence I need it to have to solve the problems on my own. You won't regret having him as your tutor.

Posted Sep 5, 2016
Olga
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Daniel is a great teacher, his explanations are clear and simple. I tried a couple of tutors before but no one managed to help me as good as Daniel did.

Posted Sep 5, 2016
Tholang M.
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First time user on Take Lessons. He couldn't provide all the study material as first initiated and seldom sat in a quiet area to provide lessons so the lesson would be distracted by noises in his background. Dissatisfactory service. Highly disappointing.

Posted Apr 29, 2016
Chris F.
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My oldest has struggled for the first time in a math class this past year. At the beginning of the year I accepted he just didn't mesh with his teacher's style but as his grades continued to plummet and everything we tried at home wasn't working I finally reached out for a tutor. I wasn't sure how well Algebra 1 tutoring would work this far into the school year (Q4) . I'm not a stickler for grades, I just need to know my children understand the concepts they are supposed to be learning. And I needed someone who could really evaluate Tommy based on where he is now, what he's missed in the classroom and how to give him that solid foundation in Algebra 1 so he can be more successful next year as he goes into Geometry and eventually into Algebra 2. It was a very frustrating year for both Tommy and myself to have him struggle in it despite all the support he had from his step-dad and I and virtually none from his teacher. I was watching my son who every previous year LOVED math start to just hate it.

So I turned to Daniel M. as a bit of a last resort. I wasn't sure if he would be able to evaluate where Tommy was struggling, shore up the missed/misunderstood concepts and teach in such a way that Algebra made as much sense to Tommy as all his previous maths did.

I have to say, Tommy and I are both very impressed with Daniel after just the first lesson! Tommy came away excited with how easily it was for him to absorb the information Daniel laid out for him and how it's 100% a better fit for Tommy to understand the equations after just the one lesson! I wish I had the money to just hire Daniel for tutoring much more often, but thankfully he is so good at breaking down where the confusion lies on Tommy's end and explaining it in such an easy to comprehend way that I am fully confident Tommy will end this year on a high note in both his confidence and his grades. I can't wait to see where we go from here!

Posted Apr 22, 2016
Robert Marjai M.
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Daniel has been helping me staying on track with my Spanish. He is a good teacher and very flexible with scheduling the classes. I recommend him.

Posted Apr 21, 2016
Angela S.
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I'll definitely use him again as soon as my schedule gets less hectic.

Posted Apr 21, 2016
Jose
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I am new to online lessons, so I wasn't sure what to expect from our lesson. I was pleasant and surprise to see that I enjoy the class and learn a lot from my tutor. I will recommend him!

Posted Apr 21, 2016
Kumara
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Daniel is already helping my daughter (7th grade) to improve her Math. I recommend!

Posted Apr 17, 2016
Tholang M.
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Only started, so far so good, will see how it goes.

Posted Apr 13, 2016
KATHY
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DANIEL HAS BEEN A BIG HELP TO MY SON.

Posted Mar 17, 2016
Jennifer H.
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I have been using takelessons for years. Sadly I have to write my first bad report. This instructor could not be on time with any of the lessons. We had to call, text and skype text him to remind him we had an appointment. We had to put forth so much effort chasing him down for tutoring. I gave him the three strikes your out rule and he failed us. Good luck trying him out. :-(

Posted Mar 7, 2016
Joyce K.
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I just started taking lessons with Daniel, will see how it goes.....

Posted Feb 25, 2016
Monica F.
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Daniel has been such a huge help in tutoring my 12 year old son! I had chosen Daniel to help my son, as one of the many options of homeschooling. It didn't take long to choose him after I had the great reviews so many people had left for him, and he is beyond affordable!
My son is also very happy with Daniel. He likes that he teaches him different ways of solving different problems. It makes it easier for him. He rather Daniel teach him math as well because he says Daniel is more patient with him then I. I have to agree. I also, no longer have to deal with the preteen hormones giving his.mom a hard time. He respects Daniel and doesn't want to let him down.
As an added bonus Daniel teaches Spanish, for the same fee! So very affordable!!
Zach choose not to learn Spanish, however, we licked out because Daniels lovely amd very patient wife teaches/tutors French The language Zach elected to learn first. It was a win win for us. We couldn't be more satisfied!
If you need help in Math, this guy is the way to go! I can't stress it enough!

Posted Feb 23, 2016
Linda R.
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Daniel, is a great tutor for my granddaughter. Really like that he works with our scheduling.
She feels comfortable being tutored by him.

Posted Feb 23, 2016
Denise D.
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Daniel is very patient and makes sure I am comprehending what we are going over. This is very important to me to make sure I am grasping the information.

Posted Feb 9, 2016
Joshua Megli
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Daniel, does a great job of explaining Spanish as well as giving good resources. I highly recommend him. He is flexible with scheduling and is easy to contact if I have questions. I often feel foolish when speaking Spanish but Daniel is not judgemental. I will be having many more lessons with him in the future.

Posted Dec 18, 2015
Erin A.
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Daniel does a great job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and she is learning so much. He takes the time to explain things to her slowly making sure she understands the material. I couldn't be happier!

Posted Nov 11, 2015
Pedro
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Daniel is an amazing tutor…I just signed up to take more lessons with him. I have been out of school for more than 9 years now and Daniel has helped me tremendously on my quest to GMAT success. I was a little hesitant at first about taking lessons online through skype, but boy am I glad I did. If you are serious about taking the GMAT or as I like to call it “My Nemesis” and are contemplating getting a tutor, Daniel is your guy. He is patient, flexible with his schedule, and his methods of teaching are easy to understand. Overall it’s been an awesome experience with a very talented and professional educator.

Posted Oct 30, 2015
Kofoworola O.
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He is well versed in the the subject area. Looking or ward to the next session😃

Posted Oct 21, 2015
Anthony F.
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The session had a few technical glitches, but Daniel was very helpful and resourceful in getting pass them. He seemed to teach my son with ease, being able to go back to points that may have been missed in order to get him to the current level.

Posted Oct 11, 2015
Ingrid B.
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Recommend ... Nice person , well organizes .

Posted Sep 30, 2015
Judah C.
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He was wonderful ! He was able to help my son with the correct pronunciation of words and proper use. I can see that my son's grade is going to greatly improve because he's finally getting the extra help that he needs from a competent teacher.

Posted Sep 27, 2015
Michael F.
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Great instructor that works with you to achivd your goals

Posted Sep 22, 2015
Kim T.
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First time doing online tutoring. We weren't very well prepared with material to review. He was able to turn the experience into s productive lesson.

Posted Sep 22, 2015
Caroline S.
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First class was very good. Strong teacher who explains clearly.

Posted Sep 21, 2015
Sophie R.
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Daniel custom designed Spanish lesson for my daughter. He also very professional and easy to communicate with.

Posted Sep 19, 2015
Sharon M.
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Although my daughter only had one lesson with Daniel she totally enjoyed it.

Posted Sep 19, 2015
Carol lee
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It was my first class and it was great!

Posted Aug 27, 2015
Patricia J.
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There was confusion on my part regarding the time of class. So we did not have a lesson. Daniel was very patient and resolved a problem so I can do a lesson prior to our next meeting....

Posted Aug 17, 2015
Anna
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Daniel is a great teacher. He knows a lot and explains everything clearly.

Posted Jul 20, 2015
Samuel
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Daniel communicates very well, and he is very skilled at Math. He offers classes via Skype, and he will work with your schedule.

Posted Jul 18, 2015

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Experience

GMAT and GRE Tutor
Apr 2011 - Present

Private Tutor

Tutor Math, IR, Verbal, and AWA.

AVID Tutor
Aug 2007 - May 2010

McCollum High School

Tutor Math, History, Spanish, and Geography to students from 9th to 12th grade.

Education

Language and Literature
Jan 2006 - May 2010

Baptist University of the Americas

Chemical Engineering
Jan 2005 - May 2005

Saint Christopher University

Associate in Theology
Jan 2002 - Dec 2004

Calvary Chapel Bible College

Languages

Russian

Limited Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Associate of Arts
May 2010

Baptist University of the Americas

TOEFL CBT
May 2005

ETS

I took the computer based test and passed with a good score.

Awards

Volunteer
May 2010

Communities In Schools

2nd position in the Open Chess District Tournament
Nov 2004

Municipalidad de San Miguel

Affiliations

United States Chess Federation
Apr 2016
The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) US membership organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages and strengths, from beginners to Grandmasters. Our mission is to empower people through chess one move at a time. Our vision is to enrich the lives of all persons and communities through increasing the play, study, and appreciation of the game of chess.
National Tutoring Association
Jun 2015
The NTA was formed in 1992 for the purpose of establishing a membership organization for tutoring professionals. The NTA is dedicated exclusively to tutoring, and represents the interests of thousands of tutors in the U.S. and thirteen other countries, practicing in all phases of tutoring, program administration, and supplemental student services.

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