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Matthew S.

Science and Math Tutor

Danville, CA (94506)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I have a Bachelor of Science from the University of California at Davis in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Microbiology and Biotechnology. I graduated in 2012 with a 3.5 GPA and made the Dean's List several times. The primary subjects I tutor are Biology, Chemistry, English, and Mathematics. I have tutored numerous individuals in the past, ranging from fellow university students to middle school children, and all of them improved their results.

I say all of "them" improved "their" results because it was their hard work alone that led to increasing understanding and scores. I am not the type of tutor who does all the work for the student and, thus, I thoroughly expect the student to apply themselves. I will, however, teach my students how to apply their efforts more effectively when trying to learn a new or difficult subject. My true goal as a tutor is to have my students apply the skills I teach them not only to improve scores on examinations, but to also apply their new-found skills to life as a whole.

If you would like to ask me some questions feel free to message me.

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Matthew’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
English
Science:
Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics
Corporate Training:
Statistics

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Education

University of California Davis (Biological Sciences)

Dedicated Tutor — Matthew is dedicated to my son's learning. He comes early and leaves late. Talks a lot, not loud. Patient and knows the material. My son says it is saving him time and he's grasping the material. ...

— Les from San Ramon, CA on 4/17/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 15 miles of Danville, CA 94506.

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