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Walter M.

Walter, Science and Math Tutor

College Park, MD (20742)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$30.00
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I am looking to tutor students in science or math. I have expertise in this area, including a Master's Degree in physics from Penn State. At Penn State, I worked as a teaching assistant for six semesters, so I understand how to instruct. I taught introductory physics for pre-med students, which gave me practice in explaining technical concepts to people who's area of expertise differs from mine. I enjoy teaching; one of the most rewarding experiences I've had is seeing a student finally grasp a difficult concept. Although my degree is in physics, I am knowledgeable about other fields as well, especially math.

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Walter’s subjects

Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Piano, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
Music:
Science:
Astronomy, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
General Computer, Mathematica, MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies, SAT Reading, Vocabulary

Algebra 1

I took Algebra 1 in middle school. Since then, I have built on my algebra knowledge with a wide array of advanced mathematics. Therefore, I am very comfortable with the basics of algebra.

Bible Studies

I have been a Christian my entire life, and I've been studying the Bible since I could read. I have read commentaries, and have memorized over 100 verses.

Calculus

I took three semesters of calculus at The University of Maryland, and did well in all of them. I went on to use what I'd learned to obtain my bachelor's and master's degrees in physics.

Chess

I have been playing chess since I was 8 years old. I've read multiple strategy books and am currently ranked #418/1364 on the itsyourturn.com chess ladder.

Differential Equations

I took Math 246: Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers at the University of Maryland while pursuing my bachelor's degree in physics. I received an A- in the class.

Linear Algebra

I took Math 461: Linear Algebra for Scientists and Engineers at The University of Maryland while pursuing my bachelor's degree in physics. I received a B in the course.

Mathematica

I have 5 years of experience working with Mathematica. I used it while pursuing my undergraduate and graduate degrees in physics. Most of the physics classes I took relied heavily on Mathematica to solve homework problems.

MATLAB

I have 5 years of MATLAB experience. I often used it during college and graduate school. I have experience using it for simpler math problems, as well as using it to run more complicated scripts.

Microsoft Windows

I have been using Windows based computers for the past 20 years. I am familiar with the Windows UI.

Physics

I have a master's degree in physics from Penn State. I also have six semesters of experience as a physics teaching assistant. During this time, I have assisted students in recitation, as well as one-on-one during my office hours.

Piano

I have been playing the piano since I was 8 years old. I have taken 10 years of lessons, and I am able to perform many different pieces at a high level.

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Education

University of Maryland

Penn State (Master's)

Excellent! Great tutor! Helped me step by step to understand my math homework and prepare for my quiz. Very patient and helpful! I feel more comfortable in working through the math problems thanks to him. ...

— Malik from Burtonsville, MD on 10/7/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Walter will travel within 20 miles of College Park, MD 20740.

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