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Colin S.

101 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
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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.

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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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Mitch H.
Great session.
Sandy
Great communicator, positive attitude, and most importantly very patient.
Tish P.
Junia was kind and transparent. I enjoyed our first session.
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Farobag C.

45 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 1981
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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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Randy Zart
The best piano teacher I've ever had!!
I started taking lessons at 65yrs old, to help reduce stress. My lessons with Farobag were amazing. He has the patience of a saint.
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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Natalie G.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • 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.

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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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Lee
Natalie is very professional. She knows how to edit a personal statement and she has some great writing skills/suggestions to offer.
alejandra
Natalie totally exceed my expectations. She is very knowledge and her class was on point, easy to follow, enjoyable and productive. She gave me amazing writing tips and come up with wonderful suggestions. I adore that she was very friendly and responsive too!
I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking to improve her writing skills, copywriting or looking for a great teacher.
David
Natalie is knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic. She identified my son´s opportunity areas and developed a plan to tackle those areas using tools like BitPaper, Prodigy Game, Quizlet, and Khan Academy. She went from refreshing support all the way to guidance teaching complex concepts building up in the process my son´s confidence and sense of goal achievement. In the beginning, we had another tutor, but rapidly, we noticed Natalie's difference in her thorough approach not only in Math but also in vocabulary, analogies, and QC´s; based on that, we decided to give Natalie the other sessions we had planned with the said tutor. All in all, she's the best tutor you can find!
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Marwa A.

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  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical engineer from Ain Shams University
  • 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
  • Teaching since 2010
  • 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 ...

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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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"He is very friendly and teaches so clearly. Very helpful."
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Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"Our experience with Ms. Julissa was wonderful! Ms. Julissa stepped and corrected my daughter's mistakes but make the correction in a way that helped my daughter see her mistakes. Ms. Julissa ability to engage our daughter, gave her the drive and ambition to reactivate. My daughter is now on the right track. Thank you Ms. Julissa for your skills and willingness to help our child!!!

If we need you again we will reach out to you! Be blessed!!!!"
Bertillia
Took Algebra lessons from Julissa F.
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"Highly recommend! Kyle did a great job working with my high school student. He also followed up and offered more suggestions on how to work future, similar Algebra II problems successfully."
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Took Algebra lessons from Kyle C.
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"Matt was very efficient, on time, got down to the task straight away and knew his subject matter. My son really liked him. I highly recommend Matt."
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Took Algebra lessons from Matthew H.
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"Helped me a lot with algebra basics in a short period of time. Mr. Akib has helped me a lot which made me do extremely well in my term finals. Thankful to Mr. Akib"
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Took Algebra lessons from Akib A.
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"My son (13) was excited about his progress after just one lesson! Thank you Colin!"
Guy
Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"My 3 daughters looked forward to Tutoring Nights with Colin!

I have 3 girls in High school (10th, 10th, and 9th) . they had been struggling in math since I can remember. I didn't think I could afford tutoring. They each had an 'F' in math.

I found Colin, and what a blessing! In just THREE short weeks Colin had my girls understanding HIS lessons, their CLASSROOM lessons and PASSING their exams! They brought their grades up too!

The best thing I can compare his tutoring to is: an adult teaching a kid to ride a bike...
He didn't expect them to just ride a bike. he took the proper steps and taught my girls about the bike parts, the way the bike functions, how they all work together, how to properly sit and pedal, and he even held them up until they understood it completely and eventually were able to ride the bike on their own.

Thank you Colin! for putting my girls back on track with math!"
Nydia Daleo
Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"(Genesis C.) Dr. Dawn is an amazing math tutor! She is both professional and personable. She is also intuitive, kindhearted, and detail oriented. I like how she was able to email me a document to me of the math problems that we worked through. I highly recommend her! She helped me raise my college algebra grade up, which I was once concerned about.
God bless you, Dr. Dawn! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!"
Angela
Took Algebra lessons from Dr. Dawn L.
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"(Genesis C.) Ms. Julissa helped me comprehend the difficult concepts of my College Algebra course much more. I highly recommend her! She is friendly, patient, observant, understanding. As a result of her tutoring, she helped me raise my grade, which I was once concerned about. God bless you, Ms. Julissa! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!"
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