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Joseph H.

Math tutor all levels, Johns Hopkins math degree

Bedminster, NJ (07921)

Travel radius
30 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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I adapt my tutoring approach to the needs of the student and am patient. I enjoy working with students of all levels. I consistently get excellent result with my math tutoring.

I explain the concepts in ways that are easy to understand. In mathematics often if you are having problems, you missed something earlier on, so I try to identify what basic areas you need work in, and help you understand the fundamentals first and move on to the more difficult problems you are working on currently. It is also important that you understand the concept. Relying on memory does not work in mathematics. Tutoring is not lecturing, and I adapt to the student, working through problems with the student, and making up similar problems to make sure the student understands.

I have a very strong academic math background, including a math degree from Johns Hopkins. I have over 3000 hours tutoring experience. I can tutor the most difficult high school subjects, including calculus and precalculus. I am experienced in tutoring for honors classes and private schools.

I get very strong results in Math SAT tutoring. I give the student problems suited to the areas he/she has more of a challenge with, and work through them until the student can solve all of that type of problem. I also work with you on understanding basic mathematical facts included in the SAT.

I am also WyzAnt certified in various writing areas. I have professional experience in writing and editing and can tutor writing SAT/ACT as well as math.

“Joe is reliable, intelligent, and very competent. Joe helped my daughter increase her ACT score from a 23 to a 31. She is currently a graduate student at Columbia University. She credits Joe with dramatically improving her test taking strategies.”
-- Mary W ., Basking Ridge

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Joseph’s subjects

English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Computer:
C, Perl, SAS, UNIX
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

ACT English

I have professional experience writing and editing. I consistently score 35-36 on practice tests. I have extensive experience tutoring both SAT and ACT writing.

ACT Math

ACT Math is different from SAT math in that it covers more advanced math similar to what the student learned in school. The problems are less tricky. I find out what areas the student is weak in, and teach them and assign problems in those areas. I consistently get great results.

Algebra 1

I usually tutor higher levels, but get great results with algebra I. I gear the help to the student and their level.

Algebra 2

I have taught algebra II on the college level, and have over 500 hours experience tutoring it. I recently scored 100% on a test for tutors for algebra II.

American History

I am mainly a math tutor, but I scored 800 on my SAT subject test in American History, and minored in history in college. I have tutored many students in history, and really like the subject.

Calculus

Calculus is one of my favorite subjects to tutor. I know the most difficult topics perfectly.

Elementary Math

I usually tutor higher levels, but get great results with elementary math. I gear the help to the student and their level. I have experience tutoring for challenging private schools and competition math.

Geometry

I have over 500 hours experience tutoring geometry. I have an expert knowledge of all topics.

Precalculus

Precalculus is one of the main areas I tutor. I know all the material perfectly, including honors precalculus.

PSAT

I have extensive experience in PSAT and SAT tutoring. I can score 78-80 in both math and writing. I use the approach of teaching the student the math that is on the test. Also, I use problems gotten wrong to work on areas that need to be improved. I am very thorough and get amazing results.

SAT Math

I have over 500 hours experience tutoring math SAT. I recently took the math SAT at a tutoring service and scored 790. I am one of the best math SAT tutors and consistently get great results. I teach the math that is on the math SAT, and make sure the student knows it. Plus I go over the type of problems that the student has challenges with and make sure the student can get those problems correct.

SAT Writing

I have professional experience writing and editing. I recently scored 770 in SAT writing in a test administered by a tutoring service. I make sure the student can answer all types of problems on the test and can write a great essay.

Trigonometry

I have over 400 hours experience tutoring trigonometry and have taught it on the college level. I have expert knowledge of all areas.

UNIX

I have 15 years of experience programming in UNIX, particularly shell scripts. I am an expert in UNIX commands and shell scripts. I am also expert in C++ and Perl. I have a math degree from Johns Hopkins and a strong academic background in computer science. I also have 200 hours of tutoring experience.

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Education

Johns Hopkins (Mathmatics)

Patient and Professional Mr. H. was professional and he knows his subject well, my son feels well-prepared to take his up and coming test, I would highly recommend him. He really helped my son review the math concepts and I am happy with the results. ...

— Brooks from Glen Ridge, NJ on 4/9/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 30 miles of Bedminster, NJ 07921.

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