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I recently graduated from MIT with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. I started tutoring my junior year of high school. However, I've been helping my peers understand subject materials for as long as I can remember. This made it easy to transition into tutoring other students, because I understand why students don't grasp the material. I do my best to relate it better to my students. I am patient when it comes to explaining concepts and when students finally understand the material, it is one of the most satisfying feelings. I specialize in tutoring physics especially mechanics. I can also tutor high school and college level math, SAT's, and studying/test taking skills. When I'm not tutoring, I like to stay very active. I play tennis, rock climb, paintball, and weight lift.
I've been tutoring physics for over seven years. I started tutoring honors physics during my junior year of high school while I was still taking the class. I did the same while taking AP calculus. Later on while I was attending MIT, I've tutored high school honors physics, AP physics, and college physics. During my senior year of MIT, I was also served as a physics teaching assistant and grader at MIT. Although I tutor many other subjects (mostly in standardized tests, other sciences, and math courses), I can truly say I have the most passion for physics and enjoy tutoring this subject matter the most.
Part 2 - Update: Jacky continues to deliver consistent high-quality support & explanation to help understanding. Top Rank, Steady Presence — Part Two (updated as of 8 January 2012 session) - For both physics & geometry (grade 9): Jacky helps to make good connections to promote better understanding of concepts & drills (homework or other exercises). Some days our student is less than fully-engaged or not quite 'with it'; yet Jacky keeps a positive energy with patience to help work through to better insight. His approach also helps giv ...
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