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Algebra 1

Dear Parents and Students,

Algebra 1 is the cornerstone for higher mathematics. It involves the concepts of prealgebra as well as many new concepts. It can feel almost overwhelming in trying to master these skills. Oftentimes, one concept is quickly introduced after another. I go over each concept and progress at the rate of the student. Sometimes just repeating the exercises in a slightly different way is all that is necessary for success. Some of the students have raised their grade...
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Algebra 2

Algebra 2 does not have to be frustrating!

Some students might not have mastered the concepts of algebra 1. We go over certain principles and fill in any gaps, making algebra 2 easily mastered.

I have devised many approaches so the student can select the best one for him.

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Vocabulary

Vocabulary can be fun. I received the highest score on a standardized test of twelfth grade students. I was considering being an interpreter. From these languages, I learned the roots of many English words.

Once a student has learned a core set of words, he can easily develop an impressive

vocabulary. I have tutored many students who had a limited knowledge of words in college who later became journalists.

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Grammar

Geometry can be frustrating. Geometry is different from algebra There are many equations, many dimensional concepts.

I have simplified the approach to understanding different principles.

I would be honored to be your tutor.

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Geometry

I enjoyed tutoring all levels of mathematics. I have taught basic and advanced geometry, including coordinate geometry and trigonometry. In my profession as a doctor, geometry was especially valuable in statistical research.

With the advent of new math, students can become very frustrated. Do not be discouraged! I have worksheets and websites that brake down complex problems to straight forward solutions. In college I tutored many people in advanced algebra only to find difficulties...
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Prealgebra

ear Parents and Students,

Prealgebra is the cornerstone to algebra. Fundamental concepts need to be mastered to succeed in higher mathematics. I have devised " worksheets" to identify what areas the student needs to improve in to ensure success.

Often, the student needs assistance in only a few areas to prepare him/her for his journey into algebra. I have had students greatly benefit from my tutoring.

Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to be your tutor.

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Reading

I have tutored students for the SAT and with general reading problems. With the SAT, my students accrued an additional 75-100 points in the reading section. I have taught many students with various reading conditions, such as dyslexia. At age six, my son was being considered by teachers not able to read. The teachers and I devised a plan; he graduated from college passing all required English classes.

My son originally was in a special school where we both were exposed to different...
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SAT Math

The math SAT can be a difficult test. It requires both math and some VERBAL skills. Sometimes solving the problem is not hard if the student knows what is being asked. I offer strategies to all aspects of problem solving.

Because the questions are mostly multiple choice, I expose the students to different ways to solve the question: process of elimination, abstract reasoning, graphic representation, etc. It is not unusual for my students to achieve 60-85 more points with short term...
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SAT Reading

Dear Parents and Students,

The SAT in reading is less formidable as it seems.

It consists understanding vocabulary. IF THE WORDS ARE UNDERSTOOD, SENTENCE COMPLETION IS EASILY COMPLETED.

I was considering to be an interpreter and have mastered certain skills that I would gladly share.

A bonus is that by improving reading skills , one improves vocabulary skills.

thank you for considering me as a tutor.

Bruce

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Nursing

Dear Students,

I would be privileged to be your tutor. I am a retired physician who graduated from University of Cincinnati Medical School in 1971. I specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and limitedly in Sports Medicine. I majored in Mathematics at Northwestern University. During my medical career, I used bio-statistics and other forms of mathematics. I have many nursing friends, and I shared

their frustration in problem solving. Please do not be discouraged;...
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Probability

My sub specialty in mathematics was probability theory. I took additional classes in medical school to advance my knowledge in this area. I have tutored students who have raised their SAT math scores by 80 points. These students had scores from 470-550. One student had a learning disability. Additionally to raising their tests scores, they improved at least one grade point in high school mathematics.

I majored in mathematics in college and received an honorary key in this subject. I appreciate...
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PSAT

The PSAT can be formidable since you have not been exposed to these types of questions.

I will help you identify problem areas and offer various strategies to solve these problems. Getting an early start by preparing for the PSAT will maximize your performance on the SAT.

Thank you for considering me as a tutor!

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ACT English

I have been successful in raising my students over a quartile in the ACT and over 70 points in the SAT. I can evaluate which test would be better suited for my student. Regardless, my methods of teaching have successfully helped my students master many skills. I have many past examinations and worksheets to allow my students to improve their test taking skills. One of my best techniques is taking a complex problem and reducing it to basic concepts. I have worked with dyslexic students

and...
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ACT Math

I have tutored students who have raised their SAT math scores by 80 points. These student had scores from 470-550. One student had a learning disability. I majored in mathematics in college and received an honorary key in this subject. I appreciate the opportunity to tutor your child.