The most significant lesson I've learned since entering higher education is the need for a multidisciplinary perspective on education. In the past, I have pursued and acquired degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Computer Programming, Business, and most recently a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. I've found that any one of these topics (but more importantly, their combination) can serve as critical tools in teaching the underlying mechanisms behind much of life.
I am also no stranger to a tutoring environment and I have utilized my diverse skills to maintain myself financially through tutoring since my final years in high school. I enjoy the experience of giving and receiving knowledge with students - utilizing our shared experience to better understand the fractal-like nature of the knowledge of our world.
My style of tutoring mimics my approach on understanding complicated mathematical topics. At first, I assess the student's grasp of the material. Following this, I add complexity step by step to the topic at hand until it resembles the most difficult form of the question. By utilizing this in the form of the classic Socratic method, I have found that students not only learn the material, but also gain valuable understanding of the larger concepts that bind all knowledge together. This improves not only their immediate class grade but also their long term ability to grasp and creatively innovate new material.
I've been a Straight-A student throughout each of my bachelor's degrees, my master's degree, and the current PhD. I have pursued an eclectic array of talents - musical, artistic, scientific - and I am proficient in them all. My techniques have been well-honed through (so far) ten continuous years of college education and I hope to share them with whoever I can to ensure that the future is well protected by the new generation of engineers and scientists.
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