I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from Caltech (California Institute of Technology) and have a strong background in math, physics, and biology. I have extensive experience with the SAT exam, and received 800/800 on the SAT II Math Level II portion and 2250/2400 on the overall SAT exam. I understand how the exam works in terms of the types questions that are most commonly asked, and I bring numerous texts that I have personally used to increase my own score with me to my sessions.
I have taken 9 high school AP exams, including AP US History, AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP Biology, and others, so I can offer a lot of experience in a wide breadth of high school courses as well.
I have previously tutored children in reading at the Foster City Library, so I am very comfortable working with younger age groups as well. I personally provide flashcards and adjust my lesson plans to fit each student well. I have learned that inspiring younger students involves creativity as well as discipline.
The biggest advantage that I offer as a tutor is the fact that my age makes me more familiar with the textbooks that are currently being used in classrooms. I have used many of these books myself over the last few years, so I know firsthand what is expected at each level, and I have a practical approach to my tutoring.
On a personal note, I have previously worked in the Munirka slums in New Delhi, India teaching children math and English. I have also worked in Nairobi, Kenya, so I am comfortable working with different individuals and different skill sets.
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