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Jonathon L.

Georgia Tech engineering graduate student with tutoring experience

Los Angeles, CA (90048)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$150.00
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I am currently working at Northrop Grumman performing aerospace engineering research and development for unmanned aircraft, propulsion technologies, and aircraft noise.

I have completed studies at Syracuse University where I graduated Cum Laude with a degree in aerospace engineering as well as dual minors in mathematics and engineering management. I am currently pursuing my Master of Science in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech and looking to stay busy during the summer. I am proficient in many computer programs and have completed graduate level math courses up to partial differential equations and Fourier series. I have also managed a calculus workshop at Syracuse University where I evaluated and assisted engineering students in learning essential mathematical concepts. My workshop consisted of 9 students, all of whom received nothing below a B+ in calculus.

After experiencing my fair share of nightmare professors; I understand that the ability to comprehend a subject versus the ability to teach a subject are fundamentally different skills. Every individual has a unique way of learning new material, this is especially true for challenging subjects involving mathematics. My goal is to identify a students strengths and weaknesses and teach in a way that enables my clients to leverage skills they were unaware they possess. Anyone is capable of learning a subject. Patience, motivation, and confidence are the ingredients to success in any scholastic endeavor.

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Jonathon’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, Economics, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics
Test Preparation:
GRE, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Study Skills
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Economics, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Science:
Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Physics
Computer:
AutoCAD, General Computer, MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Differential Equations

The degree requirements for aerospace engineering at Syracuse University requires a course in ordinary differential equations. After taking ODE, I completed the differential equations series by taking partial differential equations and earning a minor in mathematics. I am comfortable tutoring either, however PDEs are significantly more difficult than ODEs and require a strong background in mathematics before pursuing.

MATLAB

As an aerospace engineer, MATLAB coding is practically a second language for me. I am familiar with almost all of the advanced applications of MATLAB including creating M-files, calling functions, "for loops", "while loops", "if statements", creating arrays and strings, etc.

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Education

Syracuse University

Georgia Institute of Technology (Master's)

Great tutor Jonathon is a patient and thorough tutor who is prompt, alert and clear in his explanations. I wholeheartedly recommend him. ...

— Jill from Atlanta, GA on 8/20/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $150.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jonathon will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048.

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