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Hello! My name is Nathan. I'm a graduate of the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Humanities, emphasis in English. I also teach Pre-Calculus, Physics, and Geometry for Biola Youth Academics.
In middle school, I participated in math competitions, primarily MathCounts, in which I was first place in the state of California in 8th grade. A few years later, I scored a 5 on the AP Calculus BC exam in 10th grade. I also took AP Chemistry, AP Physics B, and AP Physics C: Mechanics during my senior year, scoring a 5 on each of them.
In 9th grade, I took the old SAT and scored 1580, with an 800 on the Verbal section and a 780 on the Math section. As a senior in high school, I took the new SAT and scored 2330, with scores of 780 in Math, 780 in Verbal, and 770 in Writing.
I am currently writing a series of fantasy fiction books which I hope to publish some day, as well as a novel about time travel.
When I tutor, my intent is to help the student learn how to solve the problems rather than giving the answer to the student. If necessary, I will guide the student step-by-step through the process, but I try to help the student think on his/her own and to recognize correct ways to answer problems, write papers, or otherwise do excellent work.
I first took Calculus in my freshman year of high school, and scored a 5 on the AP Calculus BC exam in 10th grade. I've been tutoring Calculus ever since I graduated high school. Perhaps the best example of my experience here is when I helped one student get his yearly grade from an F to a B from the end of one semester to the end of the next.
I took AP Physics for the first time in 8th grade, as a student of the only middle school in the country to offer the course, at least at the time. I retook it on my own as a senior in high school in order to get college credit for the AP, scoring a 5 on both the AP Physics B and AP Physics C: Mechanics exams. Since then, I've tutored it for four or five years, and I also teach a Physics class for Biola Youth Academics.
I have had experience with the SAT going back to 7th grade with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, where I scored a 1270 (650 on Math). I took it the next two years as well, scoring a 1580 on the old SAT in 9th grade with a 780 in Math. I've also tutored all the levels of math that the SAT covers, and beyond, over the past five years, both through WyzAnt and outside.
Though I am not affiliated with an SAT prep company like Princeton Review, I have had experience with the SAT going back to 7th grade with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, where I scored a 1270 (620 on Verbal). I took it the next two years as well, scoring a 1580 on the old SAT in 9th grade with a perfect 800 in Verbal. I was an English major in college and hope to be a successful fiction writer someday, and have years of experience with writing and reading comprehension, having graduated from the Torrey Honors Institute, a great books program at Biola University.
Great Tutor — Very responsive. Getting my son prepped for AP Physics exam. Always prepared and very prompt. Nathan is very patient with my son but doesn't coddle him. Very good tutor. THANKS. ...
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