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Colin S.

100 Reviews
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Colin S.

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I have been helping others learn math for seven years and I enjoy watching it click for others just as much as I enjoyed it when math first began to make sense to me. From experience, I know that mathematics can be very easy, or seemingly impossible to learn depending on how the information and concepts are presented. Whether you need help with fractions, factoring polynomials, trigonometric identities, solving triple integrals or anything in between, I can break everything down to first principles, and help you attain that deep understanding of the concepts that will get you that A on your next test.

About Colin

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.

48 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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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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Junia is helping my son with conversational French that he needs for his IB exams. He is making great progress.
Scott
My son really enjoyed his lesson and decided Junia was "cool." The ultimate compliment from my teen :)
Hannah M.
Great first lesson! Looking forward to learning more with Junia!
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Marwan S.

25 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese - Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Mathematic Achievement Medal from Euclid High School
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Marwan S.

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As an electrical & computer engineer, I've had extensive study in math, including algebra and calculus. I can help with conceptual understanding, study techniques, and test prep (including AP exams).

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in M

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Albert E.
A passionate and proficient instructor!
Ryan F.
So far so Good. It has only been one lesson, but our son really enjoyed it.
Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
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Nayoon K.

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  • Speaks English, Korean
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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 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.

Since geometry questions, especially proofs, are not very obvious, I often ...

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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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Natalie G.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Natalie G.

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I love math. With over 2500 hours of math tutoring experience, I've helped countless elementary school, middle school and high school students get better grades, strengthen their math skills, and build a bridge over a subject that will help them their entire lives. College and university students who've worked with me, as well as working adults, have succeeded in their classes and moved forward toward their futures, feeling more confident and better prepared for using math in real life application. Test prep is another area where I can help with math, using concept review, strategy and time management to help students maximize scores in math sections.

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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Andy Dobrov
Excellent teacher
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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Ginni A.

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Ginni A.

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Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for

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David C.
Ginni awesome. Flexible and always finds a way to bring the most out of our daughter.
Angela
Ginny is the best! She is so kind and talented. She gives you necessary feedback in a coaching, supportive way. This was my first lesson and we went through necessary techniques. I really enjoyed it and highly recommend Ginny to all!
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The average cost of 60-minute math lessons is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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"Mr T is excellent! He puts time and effort into teaching. So glad to find him. I highly recommend him."
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Took Math lessons from Prof. Thirunavukkarasu
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"Mr. Slepoi is an outstanding teacher and a kind person. His level of understanding of complicated concepts and willingness help me understand has been very helpful to me. I highly recommend working with him."
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Took Math lessons from Jeff S.
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"We like Mena’s Style of teaching. He has a way to get my 16-yr-old son to study and do extra math work daily. He goes through the lessons to prep my son for the school work and also get him to do the SAT prep. He has a lot of knowledge and tricks on the SAT that are very helpful. We do a weekly class with Mena is the past 6 months and will continue through high school."
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Took Math lessons from Mena H.
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"Julia is not only a great math teacher, who can explain challenging concepts to the kids, but also a wonderful and caring person. My son has been taking private math lessons with her. She makes the lessons challenging enough so the kid is not bored, but not so challenging that he doesn't feel discouraged. He is in third grade and they've been covering 4th grade material which allows him to get ahead of the curve."
Anna
Took Math lessons from Julia C.
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"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!"
Laura Gatto
Took Math lessons from Marwa A.
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"Sharon has been a fantastic tutor for two of my children so far. She is able to help my kids see how to do the problems they are stuck on, but also do it in a way that the concepts stick with them so they can build on it and use it in later applications. I have no doubt that we will use Sharon again in the future!"
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Took Math lessons from Sharon H.
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"Great tutor. Was Tutoring my son for elementary school math. Gave him confidence and knowledge. Unfortunately we had to stop with Julia because we moved out of the area. I wish she was still my son's tutor."
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Took Math lessons from Julia C.
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"High school math can be confusing if you don't understand everything before you leave class. Dr Dawn made a pretty quick impact on my sons understanding of geometry, understanding when to use the right methods and talking through word problems to make sure he knew what to solve. Definitely recommend!"
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Took Math lessons from Dr. Dawn L.
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"Julia is a highly knowledgeable, professional and personable teacher. My son has been tutored by her since the age of 4 and is now 13. His MAP and PARCC scores are off the charts and he just received his placements for Stevenson High School with the recommendations for the highest math classes offered to incoming freshmen. Julia taught him to love and be passionate about mathematics. Her primary goal is to make sure that the students learn in a stress-free environment and with that strategy she is able to accomplish brilliant results. I recommend Julia highly. She is very approachable and patient, loves children and loves what she does."
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Took Math lessons from Julia C.
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Private Math Lessons Near You

Math has a bad reputation. Many believe it to be a challenging, dry subject that requires lots of hard work and effort to understand. While succeeding and even excelling in math class might take some serious study time, learning it is well worth the effort. If you've ever sat in math class, wondering if you'll ever use what you're learning in the real world, the answer is emphatically, "Yes!"

Some level of math is important and applicable to almost everyone. Math couldn't be more important to our daily lives — from baking a pie, making a household budget, and understanding how interest accrues on a credit card or home loan to designing bridges, building powerful engines, and coding the algorithms responsible for the machine learning that improves Google searches, online dating ma

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Studying mathematics will set you up for success in any industry that interests you. Having a strong mathematics background is essential for anyone interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. 

Why Seek Math Help?

Does your homework take longer than normal (and not due to more assignments) or do you need more assistance than your math teacher or other usual resources can provide? Have you suddenly noticed that you enjoy math class less than you used to or feel like your grades and test scores don't reflect your hard work? If you're experiencing any of these issues or finding it difficult to focus on math like you used to, then you could benefit greatly from working with a private math tutor.

With private tutoring, you can ease the transition between schools or grade levels, prepare for an important standardized test, work through concepts that you've had a difficult time grasping, or stay motivated by learning new, challenging topics. Whether you want to learn math for your own interest, to gain confidence in class, to improve your grades and test scores, or to start working toward a career in a STEM industry, then studying with a private tutor can help you achieve your goals. 

How a Math Tutor Can Help Your Online Studies

As more schools and families move to remote learning and as more classes become available in online formats, you may find you or your children in need of additional tutoring. Not only are many teachers new to providing online instruction, but it’s also a new experience for students, too. Because of this, it’s no wonder you may find yourself falling behind or trying to keep up, especially when it comes to understanding and learning challenging math concepts. Therefore, for those already taking online math courses, a private math tutor might be just what you need to stay on track.

An online math tutor for adults and children alike provides students with the extra help and guidance they need. At TakeLessons, our online math tutors assess their students’ needs and determine the right course of action to help get them up to speed. Because every math tutor offers one-on-one private instruction, you can focus on the areas that are the most troubling for you. Need help understanding formulas or looking to challenge your math skill set? Allow our tutors to help. Every instructor is patient and dedicated to helping their students succeed in the world of math. Whether you want to make learning fractions fun for your kids or you need help acing your first calculus test, a private math tutor is the way to go.

The Benefits of An Online Math Tutor

If you’re already taking online classes, why not add an online tutor to the mix? When you sign up for private tutoring, you can begin receiving one-on-one instruction from the comfort of your home or wherever is most convenient for you. There is no need to get in the car and drive to a classroom setting or meet with your tutor in person. Your math tutor will create a virtual classroom experience that takes place entirely online. As long as you have internet access, you can sign on using your computer and web camera or on your smartphone. What’s more, your math tutor will work with your schedule, allowing you to receive instruction where and when works best for you. Prefer to learn on the weekends? Or after work? No problem. Our online tutors offer an affordable and hassle-free way of receiving the extra attention you need.

The Best Way to Learn Math and What You'll Study with Your Math Tutor

Although it's easy to find free math lessons and study guides online, the best way to learn is with a private teacher. In private lessons, you'll receive your teacher's undivided attention, immediate feedback, and personalized instruction that's not available online or in a larger classroom setting. You can spend as much or as little time as you need on a specific topic to learn at the pace that's right for you.

Plus, every private lesson is different. For example, math lessons for kids differ in terms of teaching methods and course content from math classes for adults. You'll stay motivated, interested, and make the most of your study time, while learning with a private math teacher.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Math

Beginner math tutoring is generally intended for students who are at a grade school level of mathematics. This can range anywhere from learning the absolute basics of numbers, counting, and simple arithmetic to introductory algebra and geometry. Your teacher will customize lessons to your current learning level. You might study the following topics:

  • Counting and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Solving basic word problems

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Math

Intermediate mathematics is typically considered high school level math. Most intermediate math students have a solid grasp of concepts and math tools which are taught up through the point of learning how to use the quadratic equation. You'll build on the basics and begin tackling more complex topics, functions, and concepts. Your intermediate teacher might cover the following topics:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Precalculus
  • Introduction to calculus

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Math

Advanced mathematics typically include university level of mathematics study. The subjects covered in advanced mathematics depend on each student's interests, goals, and needs. Your teacher might cover the following:

  • Calculus
  • Dynamical systems and differential equations
  • Statistics and probability
  • Mathematical physics
  • Game theory

How to Find a Private Math Teacher Near You

If you or your child's in need of extra math help, a private math tutor will make mathematics seem easy. Finding a private math teacher on TakeLessons is simple, too! A quick search will direct you to hundreds of highly educated and experienced math teachers who are available to teach lessons online or in-person. Before selecting a tutor, we recommend reading through several profiles and reviews from other math students. It's also best to find a teacher with experience in the type of mathematics that interests you. 

The price of math classes varies, but most teachers charge a rate based on the length and frequency of lessons. You'll find that investing in private math tutoring pays off fast, as you start to readily understand concepts that once seemed too difficult to grasp. With your private tutor, you'll improve your grades and open up opportunities in a variety of STEM career fields. Ready to start your math journey? Sign up for your lessons with an online math tutor today.

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Whether you've got a child who needs a little extra time outside of class to understand difficult math concepts, or you're a private tutor looking for ways to freshen up lessons, algebra practice problems with a fun twist can go a long way. And the good news is, you don't need to pull your hair out thinking up ideas. Any normal situation can be turned into an algebra practice problem - all you have to do is get a little creative! Below are a few ideas to get you started...  Coins Using coi …

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Even if you've reviewed the SAT math tips in Merrick, NY tutor Justin L.'s previous article, the SAT math problems that require a student-produced response can cause a whole new level of anxiety. Read on to learn a few helpful tricks...   It’s very rare to see something on the SAT break a student’s stride and morale worse than the Student-Produced Response (SPR) questions. Everything about them goes outside what you’ve expected on the test. They are not multiple choice, the ans …

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When you're trying to drive home key math concepts, making the repetition and practice into a game can help keep things interesting and fun! While there are a multitude of math games that involve one or more players and some simple props, there are also plenty of online math games to check out. Playing a computer game online can help break the monotony a bit by switching mediums from card games. Listed below are a few websites that are worth checking out when you're looking for online math games …

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