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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.
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.
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.
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.
I have been using Windows based computers for the past 20 years. I am familiar with the Windows UI.
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.
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.
Great AP Calculus Tutor!!! — When I needed a tutor to help with my summer homework in order to prepare for my upcoming AP Calculus class in the upcoming school year, Walter answered my call. Every meeting lead to pages of difficult calculus completed. And the best part was that I understood every inch of it. Unlike other tutors, he rarely came late and was prepared to jump right into working. I intend to call him again for he ...
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