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John C.

La Quinta, CA

$50/hr

Experienced Math and Science Tutor La Quinta, CA

Background check passed as of 10/3/12
Usually responds in about 2 hours

Experienced Math and Science Tutor La Quinta, CA

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I am a retired university professor, and I have thirty years of experience teaching math and science at the college level. This includes courses in basic calculus, introductory physics, numerical methods, quantum theory of molecules and solids, and computational physics. I also have experience in tutoring in high school math and science, including SAT and AP preparation. I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics.

Testimonials

"Excellent Prep Work!"

- Jill, Indian Wells, CA on 11/25/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Carley, Palm Springs, CA on 6/12/13

"Patient!!"

- Colleena, Palm Desert, CA on 11/29/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math,
Statistics,
Trigonometry
English:
ACT English
Science:
Biology, Chemistry,
Physical Science, Physics
History:
American History, European History, Geography, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Biology, Calculus,
Chemistry,
Elementary (K-6th), Geometry,
Physics,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ASVAB,
CBEST,
GED, GMAT, GRE,
PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
GMAT, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I am a retired university professor. I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph. D. in theoretical physics.

Algebra 2

I have a BA in mathematics and a PhD in theoretical physics. I also have experience in research for industry, government and academics.

ASVAB

I have a BA in mathematics and a PhD in physics. I have experience in industry, government and academia.

Calculus

I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics. I have had 30 years of teaching experience, and have also been involved with research in government and industrial labs.

CBEST

I am experienced in all levels of mathematics. I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics.

Chemistry

I have a B.A. in mathematica and a PhD in theoretical physics. Also experience in research in chemistry and computational methods.

Geometry

I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph. D. in theoretial physics. Also substantial experience in industrial and academic research.

GRE

I have a B.A. degree in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics. Also, many years' experience in academia, government and industry.

Physics

I have a BA in mathematics and a PhD in theoretical physics. I also have extensive experience in academia, industry and government.

Prealgebra

I have a BA in mathematics and a PhD in theoretical physics. I also have extensive experience in academia, industry and government.

SAT Math

I have a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in physics. I am also certified to tutor SAT preparation.

Statistics

I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics.

University of Toronto
Applied Mathematica
University of Florida
PhD

Education

University of Toronto (Applied Mathematica)

University of Florida (PhD)

Excellent Prep Work! — John was excellent to work with! We gave him a varied baseline and he was able to work with my son in prepping for a placement exam. My son found him to be very easy to understand and I think that this will be a great tutor relationship ongoing! ...

— Jill, Indian Wells, CA on 11/25/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Travel policy

John will travel within 40 miles of La Quinta, CA 92253.


About John

I am a retired university professor, and I have thirty years of experience teaching math and science at the college level. This includes courses in basic calculus, introductory physics, numerical methods, quantum theory of molecules and solids, and computational physics. I also have experience in tutoring in high school math and science, including SAT and AP preparation. I have a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics.

Testimonials

"Excellent Prep Work!"

- Jill, Indian Wells, CA on 11/25/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Carley, Palm Springs, CA on 6/12/13

"Patient!!"

- Colleena, Palm Desert, CA on 11/29/12
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Education

University of Toronto
Applied Mathematica
University of Florida
PhD

Education

University of Toronto (Applied Mathematica)

University of Florida (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of La Quinta, CA 92253

John’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math,
Statistics,
Trigonometry
English:
ACT English
Science:
Biology, Chemistry,
Physical Science, Physics
History:
American History, European History, Geography, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Biology, Calculus,
Chemistry,
Elementary (K-6th), Geometry,
Physics,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ASVAB,
CBEST,
GED, GMAT, GRE,
PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
GMAT, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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