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Chessa S.

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Glendora, CA (91741)

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Hello, I am a 20 year old female graduate of University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics. I graduated in 2 years and 1 quarter without transferring from a community college and can advise from personal experience of what classes to take to optimize receiving AP credit in college. I am extremely outgoing, friendly and have years of experience not only tutoring all ages (from 6 years old to 20+) but also a wide variety of subjects (all levels of math k-12 and college level math, economics, SAT preparation, college application essays etc.) I have been a camp counselor and babysitter since junior high and always cater my tutoring to the specific needs of your child. I have a passion for learning and love to teach.

I have tutored Algebra I and Algebra II, SAT studying, college application essays, elementary school (all subjects). I don't believe tutoring should be lecturing or one-sided instruction. My tutoring sessions are very interactive and I like engaging students where they feel comfortable. For a third grade math session, I might use visual aids like popsicle sticks or white board drawings. I like connecting abstract theories with concrete and applied examples as well as combining intuition and formulas.

Hate math? Feel like you aren't good at it? Nonsense. Let's figure out a way to make math enjoyable and understandable. I have a special interest in female participation in math and the huge misconception that some people are naturally good at math and others are not. Everyone can do math: it is just a matter of correcting bad habits or helping out with bad instruction. In addition to tutoring math, I can tutor SAT preparation, creative writing, college essay applications and studying for AP tests. I got a score of 5 on 11 different AP tests and can teach strategies on how to tackle both free response and multiple choice questions. From AP Art History to AP Physics and AP Calculus BC, I have taken them all.

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Chessa’s subjects

Corporate Training:
College Counseling, Economics, French, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Reading, ASVAB, CBEST, College Counseling, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, English, French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills, Writing
Economics, Public Speaking
Art History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Anthropology, Archaeology
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Linear Algebra

I was a Mathematics and Economics major at UC San Diego. Not only did I take introductory classes for Linear Algebra, I also took Applied Linear Algebra which delves into 3-D vector space, orthogonalization, eigenvalues and advanced matrix computations. In addition, many econometrics classes utilize Least Squares Regressions which are grounded in Linear Algebra.

Study Skills

I am equipped to teach study skills. I graduated from high school as valedictorian, earned 11 scores of 5's on AP tests, perfect scores on SAT subject tests and a very high SAT score. I graduated summa cum laude from UC San Diego while balancing extracurriculars, an internship and part-time tutoring. I know how to allocate time to studying and can teach time management skills.

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UC San Diego (Math and Economics)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

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Chessa will travel within 10 miles of Glendora, CA 91741.

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