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Matt M.

Denver, CO

$30/hr

Actuarial Science/Math Tutor

Usually responds in about 18 hours

Actuarial Science/Math Tutor

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I'm a healthcare consultant and a recently credentialed actuary.

I tutored pre-calculus and calculus in high school and also tutored calculus along with numerous actuarial science classes at the University of Illinois. All of the students I tutored had differing needs - from simply learning the basics, to improving their test-taking abilities.

My methods for tutoring these students typically changed depending on the student need, but generally followed similar guidelines:

1) Introduction - Learning the basics to a particular problem or concept.

2) Identification - How is this problem or concept different from others in the chapter/test? How is it similar? What phrase or numbers will we see on an examination that will let us know to apply this concept or formula?

3) Checking - What's the best method for checking your answer? Are there two ways to do this problem or apply this concept?

4) Repetition - Essentially practicing variations of problems until concepts are hammered home. I once heard a quote about professional golfers that I like and always try to apply it to my math studies - "Amateurs practice until they get it right. Professionals practice until they can't get it wrong."

Testimonials

"Amazing teacher"

- Gwyneth, Denver, CO on 5/13/14
Math:
Actuarial Science, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics
Homeschool:
Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Actuarial Science

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Actuarial Science)

Amazing teacher — I was failing statistics. I took a class that was way over my head because they didn't require a math prerequisite and I needed statistics for graduation. Well, by the midterm, I was in major trouble because I had forgotten many algebra skills. Matt helped me study for the midterm and then helped me with basic math skills that I needed along with the statistics concepts. I ended up getting an A- a ...

— Gwyneth, Denver, CO on 5/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Matt will travel within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80218.


About Matt

I'm a healthcare consultant and a recently credentialed actuary.

I tutored pre-calculus and calculus in high school and also tutored calculus along with numerous actuarial science classes at the University of Illinois. All of the students I tutored had differing needs - from simply learning the basics, to improving their test-taking abilities.

My methods for tutoring these students typically changed depending on the student need, but generally followed similar guidelines:

1) Introduction - Learning the basics to a particular problem or concept.

2) Identification - How is this problem or concept different from others in the chapter/test? How is it similar? What phrase or numbers will we see on an examination that will let us know to apply this concept or formula?

3) Checking - What's the best method for checking your answer? Are there two ways to do this problem or apply this concept?

4) Repetition - Essentially practicing variations of problems until concepts are hammered home. I once heard a quote about professional golfers that I like and always try to apply it to my math studies - "Amateurs practice until they get it right. Professionals practice until they can't get it wrong."

Testimonials

"Amazing teacher"

- Gwyneth, Denver, CO on 5/13/14

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Actuarial Science

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Actuarial Science)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80218

Matt’s Subjects

Math:
Actuarial Science, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics
Homeschool:
Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics
Corporate Training:
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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