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Alex S.

Patient, Understanding, Young Professional With A Love To Teach

Cambridge, MA (02138)

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Currently I'm a Program Manager at EMC, a large technology company in Hopkinton, MA. I graduated from Colby College in Waterville, ME with a major in Economics, minor in Business, and honors in Computer Science in May 2012. In high school I played basketball, lacrosse, and baseball and continued playing varsity basketball while at college. I possess the following characteristics and experiences that I believe will make me a successful tutor: I'm responsible, patient, and understanding. I have a love for teaching and a great ability to connect with people of all ages. I've coached, tutored, and mentored children of all ages in sports, school, and life. Lastly, I'm flexible enough to adopt to the specific needs of the student.

My tutoring approach is quite simple: connect, goal, and achieve. In the first stage, I believe it is very important to connect with the student. This builds a foundation of understanding and trust, which is critical to the success of our future sessions. The next stage is goal. Through discussion and collaboration, both the student and their parents will develop a list of goals they wish to achieve from the tutoring sessions. From these goals, I will derive a curriculum tailored specifically to the needs of the student and their parents to drive success throughout the achieve phase. The connect and goal phases will be accomplished in the first tutoring session while the achieve phase will be scheduled according to goals.

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Alex’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, SQL, Statistics
Basketball, Football, Lacrosse
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, Career Development, SAT Math
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Study Skills
Special Needs:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History, Social Studies
Computer Programming, Computer Science, Mathematica, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Oracle, Python, SQL, STATA, Visual Basic
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics
Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary


I was the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in my high school as well as a 4-year college basketball player. I have counselor experience at multiple basketball camps.


I am a Program Manager of Business Intelligence and Analytics at EMC in Hopkinton, MA. I have a Secondary major in Business from Colby College in Waterville, ME.

Computer Science

I have a secondary major in Computer Science from Colby College in Waterville, ME. I know the following computer languages: Python, Java, JavaScript and HTML.


I graduated college with a major in Economics and have experience performing econometric analysis and model building.


I majored in Economics at Colby College in Waterville, ME.


As a college computer science minor with honors, I have taken multiple courses in Python programming. For my senior capstone project, I built an entire graphing application using python and additional matlab addins. I have continued using python in my current job for data analysis and data mining.

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Colby College (Economics)

Villanova University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alex will travel within 25 miles of Cambridge, MA 02138.

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