Gerardo Morabito

Gerardo M.

Poway, CA
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Levels taught:
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
I have mentored over 50 students in 20+ different subjects. I have experience with grades 4th to 12th, undergraduates, graduate students, and industry professionals.

I guarantee improvement in your understanding of the material starting from our first lesson together. I am committed to my students' success!

About Gerardo M.

My name is Gerardo M. I studied Mechanical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. I am a STEM-focused tutor that specializes in teaching all levels of math (AP included), science, academic test prep, and college level classes. One of my greatest strengths as a tutor is my ability to communicate with my students. I identify areas that need improvement and figure out where the fundamental disconnect between the material and my student's understanding of it exists. In addition to tutoring, I have 7 years of experience in technology startups in the semiconductors and consumer electronics industries.

My philosophy is to teach my students to learn by intuition and logic rather than memorization. I emphasize teaching the fundamentals to build up a strong foundation of understanding. I believe this approach produces superior long-term learning and enables my students to continue succeeding later in life.

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Ana
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Gerardo definitely knows a lot about Microsoft Excel. He taught me how to use pivot tables, create histograms, produce graphs of data, and he also helped me learn a few keyboard short-cuts to do my work more efficiently. Gerardo is a patient and effective tutor and I highly recommend him!

Posted May 5, 2019
Ana
Profile-location-online Online

Gerardo helped me out in Calculus because I was truly struggling. I had a tough professor and I had not taken a math course in a couple of years. He did a great job at tutoring me through webcam and he was really patient with me. I would definitely recommend!

Posted Jan 25, 2019
Henry
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Gerardo helped me prepare for my AP Calculus AB test. I had trouble understanding certain concepts such as related rates and using integration to find volumes. He explained problems very clearly by going step-by-step, and making sure I understood the process every step of the way. I highly recommend Gerardo if you are looking for a math tutor.

Posted Jan 24, 2019
Gerardo
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Gerardo shows excellent handling of the subject. He is able to easily explain current lessons in the context of the greater subject at hand. In addition, his passion of the material shows and he makes the sessions both exciting and applicable.

Posted Jan 15, 2019
Mary
Profile-location-home Student's Home

He is an excellent tutor. He knows the material very well. He explained it thoroughly and makes sure that the student understands it. He really knows his stuff. He is a very patient tutor. He did an excellent job! I would highly recommend this tutor to anyone who needs help in physics and calculus.

Posted Jan 15, 2019
Nick
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Gerardo is a very smart and patient person. He demonstrated in depth knowledge and proficiency on the GRE quantitative section. Likewise, his passion for math made the subject easily accessible. Our lessons were worth every dollar spent.

Posted Jan 15, 2019
Young
Profile-location-home Student's Home

I am very fortunate to have found Gerardo as a tutor for my son who is a junior in high school. He is very professional in dealing with me for scheduling and knowledgeable and patient with the student. I could not have asked for a better tutor!!

Posted Jan 15, 2019
Janice
Profile-location-home Student's Home

I have been looking for a tutor for my daughter that is knowledgeable in Algebra 2. Gerardo met the challenge, he was patient and took the time to make sure my daughter really understood the material.

Posted Jan 15, 2019
Michelle
Profile-location-home Student's Home

My son really enjoyed meeting and working with Gerardo. He liked his approach. Gerardo explained the concepts where my son needed assistance, showed an example, and then observed Matt as he tried to work the problem on his own, adding assistance as needed. It was the right balance of support. Gerardo knew the concepts thoroughly even though it was the first meeting.

Posted Jan 15, 2019

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Experience

Founder
Jun 2015 - Present

Poway Tutor

I am the founder and principal tutor of Poway Tutor. I have experience with grades 4th to 12th, undergraduates, graduate students, and industry professionals.

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Apr 2014 - Present

MEMS Drive

See my Linkedin profile for more info on my career: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerardo-morabito/

Think Tank Tutor
May 2016 - Aug 2017

STEM Tutor

I primarily focused on mentoring students in ACT/SAT prep and in AP Calculus.

Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011

California Institute of Technology

Languages

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Machine Learning
Dec 2013

Stanford University

I completed an online course on Machine Learning taught by professor Andrew Ng.

Affiliations

Toastmasters International
Jan 2017
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

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