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Max A.

New Orleans, LA

$60/hr

Energetic Math Teacher/Tutor For All Ages

Background check passed as of 2/18/14
Usually responds in about 2 hours

Energetic Math Teacher/Tutor For All Ages

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Hello! My name is Max, and I am a very experienced math tutor looking to help anybody who seems to be running into a mental wall against math. Mathematics can seem to be a very complex field of study and very overwhelming at times, but I'm here to help. It is important to try many different teaching styles, and I will find the right style that fits you. We can tackle math one problem at a time to build a solid foundation of knowledge. It's important to build a solid base of knowledge because all math builds on previous information, and if one concept is not grasped, it will continually appear and prevent further understanding of additional topics.

I have been tutoring students for the past nine years, initially starting with helping friends with homework and progressing to paid tutoring of fellow students. I can help in any math field that is needed - from elementary math, to basic algebra, to calculus, and I have tutored students with varying ages - from 6 to 40 years old. In college, I was an undergraduate teaching assistant at the University of Pittsburgh for two semesters in courses titled Applied College Algebra and Algebra & Trigonometry. This position required me to hold recitations once a week for an hour as well as hold private office hours for three hours a week. In addition, I offered private tutoring to any student that entered the math assistance center where I tutored, and I met with three different students multiple times outside of my classroom responsibilities.

During the 2012-2013 school year, I worked in an at-risk high school as a math teacher. It was the experience of a lifetime, and I have learned numerous new techniques to help students conquer their fear of math - including patience! Relating to students has always been my strong point and I offer a youthful energy that can make math fun again!

During the summer of 2014, I taught trigonometry and algebra 1 at De La Salle High School here in New Orleans. It was a fantastic experience to help students with unique learning styles and I highly enjoyed getting back in the classroom.

Contact me if you are ready to begin a new and enjoyable understanding of math!

Testimonials

"Amazing Tutor "

- Lyndsey, New Orleans, LA on 9/21/14

"Excellent tutor"

- Kenny, New Orleans, LA on 11/20/14

"Great Math Tutor"

- Max, New Orleans, LA on 10/14/14

"Great - Very Patient"

- Angel, Kenner, LA on 9/12/14

"Great Tutor"

- Jessica, Destrehan, LA on 4/8/14

"Great geometry explanation."

- Cynthia, New Orleans, LA on 1/10/14

"Excellent!"

- Lisa, Birmingham, AL on 12/5/13

"Great tutor helped me immensely with my calc class"

- Tommy, New Orleans, LA on 11/22/13

"Very patient and contacts you immediately"

- Angela, New Orleans, LA on 9/19/13
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
GRE, PSAT, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Cooking, Golf, Soccer

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.

ACT Math

I taught a specialized ACT Math preparation course in Colorado at an at-risk high school during spring of the 2013 school year. I have extensive knowledge of not only the topics covered on the exam, but also specific test taking skills for the ACT. With a tight window of needing to answer one question per minute to finish the exam, students must learn how to read the questions and take shortcuts to solve long, tricky problems.

Algebra 2

I have taught two different sections of Algebra 2 during the 2012 school year. I worked with students from all backgrounds to help them with all topics, from solving basic equations to polynomials and quadratics.

With all math classes, especially Algebra 2, I try to show students multiple problem solving methods so that they can find the method that best suits them. Whether it's graphing, using specific formulas, or using mental math, students should have the opportunity to find the method that works best for them.

University of Pittsburgh
Mathematics

Education

University of Pittsburgh (Mathematics)

Amazing Tutor — I walked into my first appointment with a mix of emotions. I wanted to do well on the GRE, but I was very nervous meeting my new tutor. When meeting Max, I instantly knew he could help me with my goal. He was energetic, positive, and patient. I have met with him a numerous amount of times and continue to enjoy every session. He even made me look forward to studying and learning more each time. I h ...

— Lyndsey, New Orleans, LA on 9/21/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Flexible to different rates based upon need.

Travel policy

Max will travel within 15 miles of New Orleans, LA 70117.


About Max

Hello! My name is Max, and I am a very experienced math tutor looking to help anybody who seems to be running into a mental wall against math. Mathematics can seem to be a very complex field of study and very overwhelming at times, but I'm here to help. It is important to try many different teaching styles, and I will find the right style that fits you. We can tackle math one problem at a time to build a solid foundation of knowledge. It's important to build a solid base of knowledge because all math builds on previous information, and if one concept is not grasped, it will continually appear and prevent further understanding of additional topics.

I have been tutoring students for the past nine years, initially starting with helping friends with homework and progressing to paid tutoring of fellow students. I can help in any math field that is needed - from elementary math, to basic algebra, to calculus, and I have tutored students with varying ages - from 6 to 40 years old. In college, I was an undergraduate teaching assistant at the University of Pittsburgh for two semesters in courses titled Applied College Algebra and Algebra & Trigonometry. This position required me to hold recitations once a week for an hour as well as hold private office hours for three hours a week. In addition, I offered private tutoring to any student that entered the math assistance center where I tutored, and I met with three different students multiple times outside of my classroom responsibilities.

During the 2012-2013 school year, I worked in an at-risk high school as a math teacher. It was the experience of a lifetime, and I have learned numerous new techniques to help students conquer their fear of math - including patience! Relating to students has always been my strong point and I offer a youthful energy that can make math fun again!

During the summer of 2014, I taught trigonometry and algebra 1 at De La Salle High School here in New Orleans. It was a fantastic experience to help students with unique learning styles and I highly enjoyed getting back in the classroom.

Contact me if you are ready to begin a new and enjoyable understanding of math!

Testimonials

"Amazing Tutor "

- Lyndsey, New Orleans, LA on 9/21/14

"Excellent tutor"

- Kenny, New Orleans, LA on 11/20/14

"Great Math Tutor"

- Max, New Orleans, LA on 10/14/14

"Great - Very Patient"

- Angel, Kenner, LA on 9/12/14

"Great Tutor"

- Jessica, Destrehan, LA on 4/8/14

"Great geometry explanation."

- Cynthia, New Orleans, LA on 1/10/14

"Excellent!"

- Lisa, Birmingham, AL on 12/5/13

"Great tutor helped me immensely with my calc class"

- Tommy, New Orleans, LA on 11/22/13

"Very patient and contacts you immediately"

- Angela, New Orleans, LA on 9/19/13
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Education

University of Pittsburgh
Mathematics

Education

University of Pittsburgh (Mathematics)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required

Flexible to different rates based upon need.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of New Orleans, LA 70117

Max’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
GRE, PSAT, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Cooking, Golf, Soccer

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.


Background Check Status for Max A.

Max A. passed a background check on 2/18/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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