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Jason D.

Astrophysics grad student to tutor math, science, programming

Cambridge, MA (02140)

Travel radius
6 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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I graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's in Astronomy and Physics in 2010 with a 3.9 GPA, and I am currently a graduate student in Cambridge in astrophysics looking to tutor mathematics, sciences, and computer programming. I utilize my skills in these areas on a daily basis to conduct research in my discipline and am eager to share this knowledge with others as a tutor.

I have extensive teaching experience through my graduate program, teaching intro astrophysics courses as well as a hands-on laboratory course in astronomical instrumentation, with includes extensive computer programming work in order to analyze scientific data. My teaching experience has garnered me a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. I am a believer in the Socratic teaching method and will utilize it to help guide a student to success.

I am available on evenings and on weekends, and can tutor on-site in the Cambridge area.

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Jason’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German, Proofreading, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Business:
GRE
Elementary Education:
Reading
History:
American History, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

C

While I only use C today for low-level programming to increase the speed of my code, C was the first programming language I learned (via a course at the University of Arizona), and I have programmed in C extensively.

Computer Programming

I use programming every day in my job, analyzing data sets from scientific instruments. Additionally, I have TA'd a course on astronomical instrumentation where I helped students analyze their own data and program code in the programming language of their choice.

Differential Equations

I received an A in the differential equations course I took at the University of Arizona while an undergrad. I have utilized the skills taught in that course for my graduate level astrophysics courses, and I solve differential equations numerically in my research activities as a graduate student.

Linear Algebra

As a graduate student in astrophysics, I use linear algebra and linear algebra packages in the Python computing language for my daily work. As an undergrad at the University of Arizona, linear algebra techniques were taught in my Mathematical Methods for Physicists course.

Python

I use programming every day. The code I used to obtain these results were written entirely in Python. Additionally, I have TA'd a course on astronomical instrumentation where I helped students analyze their own data and program code in the programming language of their choice.

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Education

University of Arizona (Astrophysics)

Harvard University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jason will travel within 6 miles of Cambridge, MA 02140.

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