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Tom O.

Tutor most Levels of Math (Including Calculus) and the sciences

Chicago, IL (60634)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$70.00
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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.

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Tom’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Music:
Music Theory
Science:
Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Physics
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Writing

Differential Equations

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.

Linear Algebra

I am a 2006 graduate of University of Illinois and took Linear Algebra while attending the university. I also currently tutor Linear Algebra at Wright College.

Mechanical Engineering

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.

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Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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 ...

— Kevin from Park Ridge, IL on 3/19/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tom will travel within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60634.

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