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Richard L.

Vallejo, CA

$75/hr

Top Solano Tutor Specializing in Math and Science: 1,400+ hours

Background check passed as of 5/17/13
Usually responds in about 4 hours

Top Solano Tutor Specializing in Math and Science: 1,400+ hours

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I have been successfully tutoring for over 10 years with over 1,400 WyzAnt hours and the most 5 star ratings of all the tutors in the Bay Area. I have helped students transform their grades from Fs to As. It has been a very rewarding experience, since my students get to understand the subject a lot better as well as improve their grades. I love working with students of all ages and teaching the many subjects I know. My specialties are math, science, and standardized testing. I am very patient and friendly. I am also able to explain an idea in many different ways. Many students tell me that I can explain concepts much better than their teachers.

I graduated with honors at UCLA with a BS in chemical engineering. I can definitely tailor the tutoring session to your specific needs. Please check out the extensive list of the subjects that I am certified to tutor and my positive reviews. My ultimate goal is to provide a quality tutoring service. I look forward to working with you!

Please note: I kindly ask for an advance notice of 24 hours for cancellation of scheduled lessons; otherwise, students are subject to an hour cancellation charge. One hour minimum for each session.

Testimonials

"Richard is an Excellent Math tutor!"

- Liza, Vallejo, CA on 5/11/12

"Very flexible"

- Melen, Vallejo, CA on 9/19/14

"Amazing Math Tutor"

- Alexandra, Lafayette, CA on 5/14/14

"Dedicated Tutor "

- Art, Vallejo, CA on 1/4/14

"Great tutor."

- Michelle, Benicia, CA on 12/19/13

"He responded very quickly to my email and was a great tutor!"

- Carley, Benicia, CA on 12/1/13

"Patient!! Very patient!!!"

- Monica, Benicia, CA on 11/13/13

"Thank you, Richard!"

- Julie, Vallejo, CA on 6/8/13

"Very Patient"

- Beth, Vallejo, CA on 12/11/12

"Excellent math tutor"

- Jim, Suisun City, CA on 7/29/12

"Highly recommend"

- Lucia, Vallejo, CA on 6/1/12

"Great tutor!!"

- Neil, Travis Afb, CA on 3/15/12

"My son improved his test scores!"

- Heather, Napa, CA on 3/5/12

"great tutor, very patient and helpful"

- Andy, Benicia, CA on 12/31/11

"Excellent tutor!"

- Desire, Vallejo, CA on 12/2/11

"WOW is all I can say!"

- Shannon, Stockton, CA on 11/20/11

"Excellent tutor... "

- Lisa, Fairfield, CA on 9/26/11

"Very Patient, Good teacher"

- Christopher, Vallejo, CA on 9/24/11
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math,
Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math,
SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math,
ACT Reading, ACT Science, AFOQT, ASVAB,
CBEST, GED,
GMAT, GRE, LSAT, PSAT,
SAT Math,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT,
TEAS,
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, GMAT, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more.

ASVAB

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked with many K-6th students with elementary math and English. Typically, I explain concepts to them in easy to understand and simple terms. I also explain concepts in many different ways as well. To reinforce these concepts, we do practice problems together until the student is comfortable. I believe patience and clear communication is key when working with elementary students.

GED

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more.

PSAT

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more.

SAT Math

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS,a nd more.

SSAT

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more.

Study Skills

I teach all of my students study skills necessary to do well and succeed on tests and in school. I show my students how to restore information better by using flashcards, visual imagery, acronyms, and a lot more. Because of my expertise in so many subjects, I show them what they need to know for each test as well. I also teach time management and organization skills so that students can use their time more efficiently. Teaching these study skills to my students has helped them dramatically increase their grades. Feel free to check out my feedback for positive testimonials.

TEAS

I am an expert on math standardized testing, as stated in my reviews from previous students. I have worked on thousands of these types of problems and can show your student how to do every single one, which will dramatically increase their test scores! I can help your student ace the following standardized math tests: SAT, ACT, GED, SSAT, PSAT, ASVAB, TEAS, and more. I have the Study Manual for the TEAS Test that we can go over.

UCLA (university of california los angeles

Education

UCLA (university of california los angeles

Richard is an Excellent Math tutor! — Both my boys are over 17 years old. They needed help in Geometry. Our school system issued math books with poorly written lessons. We needed a tutor with the ability to help my older boys see math in a different way. Not only did Richard provide knowledge, he even brought a school book from another school district that has proven successful across the board. Richard is patient, kind, and willin ...

— Liza, Vallejo, CA on 5/11/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 25 miles of Vallejo, CA 94589.


About Richard

I have been successfully tutoring for over 10 years with over 1,400 WyzAnt hours and the most 5 star ratings of all the tutors in the Bay Area. I have helped students transform their grades from Fs to As. It has been a very rewarding experience, since my students get to understand the subject a lot better as well as improve their grades. I love working with students of all ages and teaching the many subjects I know. My specialties are math, science, and standardized testing. I am very patient and friendly. I am also able to explain an idea in many different ways. Many students tell me that I can explain concepts much better than their teachers.

I graduated with honors at UCLA with a BS in chemical engineering. I can definitely tailor the tutoring session to your specific needs. Please check out the extensive list of the subjects that I am certified to tutor and my positive reviews. My ultimate goal is to provide a quality tutoring service. I look forward to working with you!

Please note: I kindly ask for an advance notice of 24 hours for cancellation of scheduled lessons; otherwise, students are subject to an hour cancellation charge. One hour minimum for each session.

Testimonials

"Richard is an Excellent Math tutor!"

- Liza, Vallejo, CA on 5/11/12

"Very flexible"

- Melen, Vallejo, CA on 9/19/14

"Amazing Math Tutor"

- Alexandra, Lafayette, CA on 5/14/14

"Dedicated Tutor "

- Art, Vallejo, CA on 1/4/14

"Great tutor."

- Michelle, Benicia, CA on 12/19/13

"He responded very quickly to my email and was a great tutor!"

- Carley, Benicia, CA on 12/1/13

"Patient!! Very patient!!!"

- Monica, Benicia, CA on 11/13/13

"Thank you, Richard!"

- Julie, Vallejo, CA on 6/8/13

"Very Patient"

- Beth, Vallejo, CA on 12/11/12

"Excellent math tutor"

- Jim, Suisun City, CA on 7/29/12

"Highly recommend"

- Lucia, Vallejo, CA on 6/1/12

"Great tutor!!"

- Neil, Travis Afb, CA on 3/15/12

"My son improved his test scores!"

- Heather, Napa, CA on 3/5/12

"great tutor, very patient and helpful"

- Andy, Benicia, CA on 12/31/11

"Excellent tutor!"

- Desire, Vallejo, CA on 12/2/11

"WOW is all I can say!"

- Shannon, Stockton, CA on 11/20/11

"Excellent tutor... "

- Lisa, Fairfield, CA on 9/26/11

"Very Patient, Good teacher"

- Christopher, Vallejo, CA on 9/24/11

Education

UCLA (university of california los angeles

Education

UCLA (university of california los angeles


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Vallejo, CA 94589

Richard’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math,
Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math,
SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math,
ACT Reading, ACT Science, AFOQT, ASVAB,
CBEST, GED,
GMAT, GRE, LSAT, PSAT,
SAT Math,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT,
TEAS,
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, GMAT, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, 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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