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My Name is Tom O. and I am a 2006 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I was a mechanical engineer with Caterpillar for three years and I have been tutoring at Wright College (one of the City Colleges of Chicago) for over three years.
Although I tutor different levels of different courses, I like to approach tutoring from a student's perspective. In this view, I am usually able to reach the student more effectively and patiently without diminishing the efforts of instructors that have to go through the material at a faster pace.
I tutor different levels of mathematics from intermediate algebra to third year calculus (including differential equations and linear algebra). I also tutor different levels of Physics (both calculus and non-calculus based), general inorganic chemistry, and music.
I am a 2006 graduate of University of Illinois and took Differential Equations while attending the university. I also currently tutor Differential Equations at Wright College.
I am a 2006 graduate of University of Illinois and took several classes pertaining to Mechanical Engineering such as Statics, Dynamics, Fluid Dynamics, and Mechanics of Materials while attending the university.
Makes Calculus Easy — Tom is a great tutor and is extremely UNDERSTANDING, PATIENT, and knows how to approach math problems from a STUDENT PERSPECTIVE. I contacted him a week before a huge test, and he was understanding and helped me understand all the test material within a week. He truly cared how I did on the exam, and gave me individualized attention- he even contacted me after to ask how the exam went. He saved my ...
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