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Neza V.

College Park, MD

$60/hr

Helping develop mathematical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.

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Helping develop mathematical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.

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I am a math grad student at the University of MD with seven years of experience tutoring math and math SAT prep. I have worked together with parents and teachers to help my students grasp difficult math concepts, learn to think critically, and become self-confident. I tutor students from elementary school through most undergraduate math courses.

It is not my goal to impress you by listing my own grades, test scores, and awards. What makes me a good tutor is more than an ability to understand a given mathematical concept myself. I am a good teacher because I can break down this concept in a way that is understandable to my students and, in the process, find creative ways to challenge and motivate them. Ultimately, I want to help my students develop the skills they need to be successful when they work on their own.

I tutor because it is rewarding to see my students have an 'aha!' moment as they figure out a tricky problem. It is wonderful to see them become self-confident as they feel more comfortable doing math. It is exciting to get a phone call from a student and hear how much they improved their SAT score, learn that a quiz went really well, or find out that they decided to major in math.

I am happy to answer any questions, forward you a copy of my resume, or get you in touch with parents of my current students.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Reading, Writing
Computer:
MATLAB
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Reading
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Differential Equations

As an applied math graduate student, I do a lot of mathematical modeling which inevitably involves using differential equations. I have taken classes in both ordinary and partial differential equations, and a class on finite element methods. I have tutored students in differential equations courses which have often incorporated MATLAB programming into the curriculum.

Elementary (K-6th)

Over the years, I have spent a lot of time with children as a teacher, camp counselor, nanny, and friend. I have tutored elementary-school students for the past six years, mostly in math. I am creative and enthusiastic, and as a math grad student, also very passionate about math!

I spent two years volunteering at my old elementary school twice a week, working with my own first-grade teacher who now teaches third grade. I worked one-on-one with students who struggled with math, reading, or writing. These were often minority kids and kids with special needs.

Elementary Math

As a teenager, I noticed that interacting with kids gave me a special kind of energy and joy. Now as a graduate student pursuing a PhD in math, although I have worked with children for many years, they continue to delight me, surprise me, and teach me new things. Along with tutoring, I also offer sessions for kids ages 5 and up during which we play math games and solve math 'puzzles' to develop critical thinking skills and, of course, a love of math. This has been fun both for kids struggling with basic math concepts and for gifted kids who enjoy a completely different kind of math challenge than what they learn at school.

University of Maryland, College Park
Math
Applied Math, University of Maryland College Park
Enrolled

Education

University of Maryland, College Park (Math)

Applied Math, University of Maryland College Park (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Neza will travel within 5 miles of College Park, MD 20740.


About Neza

I am a math grad student at the University of MD with seven years of experience tutoring math and math SAT prep. I have worked together with parents and teachers to help my students grasp difficult math concepts, learn to think critically, and become self-confident. I tutor students from elementary school through most undergraduate math courses.

It is not my goal to impress you by listing my own grades, test scores, and awards. What makes me a good tutor is more than an ability to understand a given mathematical concept myself. I am a good teacher because I can break down this concept in a way that is understandable to my students and, in the process, find creative ways to challenge and motivate them. Ultimately, I want to help my students develop the skills they need to be successful when they work on their own.

I tutor because it is rewarding to see my students have an 'aha!' moment as they figure out a tricky problem. It is wonderful to see them become self-confident as they feel more comfortable doing math. It is exciting to get a phone call from a student and hear how much they improved their SAT score, learn that a quiz went really well, or find out that they decided to major in math.

I am happy to answer any questions, forward you a copy of my resume, or get you in touch with parents of my current students.

Education

University of Maryland, College Park
Math
Applied Math, University of Maryland College Park
Enrolled

Education

University of Maryland, College Park (Math)

Applied Math, University of Maryland College Park (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of College Park, MD 20740

Neza’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Reading, Writing
Computer:
MATLAB
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Reading
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
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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