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Daniel C.

Northbrook, IL

$80/hr

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics with 8 years of tutoring experience

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Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics with 8 years of tutoring experience

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My experience includes tutoring high school, college level and graduate students for over 7 years as a university teaching assistant, lecturer and private tutor. My expertise covers all areas of Mathematics from high school through college, as well as for selected graduate level courses. My approach emphasizes confidence building and mastery of material as opposed to memorization of facts.

I will accept committed and conscientious students only. A 1-1.5 hour session once a week usually works best in terms of concentration levels and productivity. Contact me for details, and best of luck!

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Radha, Northbrook, IL on 12/1/13

"Excellent."

- Bonnie, Deerfield, IL on 5/3/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Computer:
C#,
Microsoft Excel, SQL
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, Series 7
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, SQL, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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C#

I have developed back-end c# for scientific programming and data processing for the last 6 years. I am comfortable with object-oriented programming and lambda expressions, database interfaces and analytical libraries.

Differential Equations

I have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics with both extensive coursework and TAship experience in ordinary and partial differential equations.

Discrete Math

I have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, so I can tutor pretty much all math up to and including sophomore year. For junior and senior years, I can do Applied Math courses (Vector Calculus, Numerical Methods, Differential and Integral Equations, Optimization).

Linear Algebra

I have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and can comfortably teach Linear Algebra at the undergraduate level.

Series 7

I held the CFA Charterholder designation from 2003 to 2013. The CFA Body of Knowledge curriculum is substantially more comprehensive than that of Series 7.

St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University
Applied Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
PhD

Education

St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University (Applied Mathematics)

Simon Fraser University (PhD)

Great Tutor — Focuses on task in hand and goes deep explaining the concepts so my son knows why a formula is used and how they came up with the formula. ...

— Radha, Northbrook, IL on 12/1/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Daniel will travel within 7 miles of Northbrook, IL 60062.


About Daniel

My experience includes tutoring high school, college level and graduate students for over 7 years as a university teaching assistant, lecturer and private tutor. My expertise covers all areas of Mathematics from high school through college, as well as for selected graduate level courses. My approach emphasizes confidence building and mastery of material as opposed to memorization of facts.

I will accept committed and conscientious students only. A 1-1.5 hour session once a week usually works best in terms of concentration levels and productivity. Contact me for details, and best of luck!

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Radha, Northbrook, IL on 12/1/13

"Excellent."

- Bonnie, Deerfield, IL on 5/3/13
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Education

St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University
Applied Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
PhD

Education

St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University (Applied Mathematics)

Simon Fraser University (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Northbrook, IL 60062

Daniel’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Computer:
C#,
Microsoft Excel, SQL
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, Series 7
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, SQL, 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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