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Fiona Z.

Iselin, NJ

$70/hr

Dedicated, knowledgeable Tutor in Math, Sciences, and Chinese

Background check passed as of 10/20/13
Usually responds in about 6 hours

Dedicated, knowledgeable Tutor in Math, Sciences, and Chinese

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I am a second-year Master's student majoring in Systems Engineering with a focus on Operations Research at the George Washington University, GPA: 3.70/4.0. I have more than 2 years' tutoring experience, especially in Math, Sciences and Java. I am also a native Chinese speaker with fluent English-speaking skill.

I've been trained as a software engineer as an undergrad, and I am good at logical thinking. I've taken 3 years' of Java programming courses, 2 years' of Statistics courses, 3 semesters' accounting and financial markets courses. I had perfect score in Math section on my SAT and GRE.

I want to be a tutor because I like to be with kids and tutoring makes me feel very accomplished. I am a patient, dedicated and detail-oriented person.

I like to read, watch movies, traveling, and practice Taekwondo in my spare time.

Testimonials

"A capable and personable math tutor"

- Mitchell, Verona, NJ on 12/19/14

"Very Well, Engaged with My Daughter"

- Ayanna, Washington, DC on 6/30/14
Fiona replied on 7/2/2014

Thank you very much for the endorsement. I'm lucky to meet your daughter. She is smart, intelligent, and willing to learn. I'll help her as much as I can for a positive experience.

"Great tutor and knowledge "

- Kim, Washington, DC on 4/14/14
Fiona replied on 4/15/2014

Thank you so much for the great endorse. I will certainly keep it up, and hope to see more students like you succeed in school.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Physics
Computer:
C,
Computer Science,
Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Visual Basic
Language:
Chinese,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Business:
Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Physics, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Chinese,
Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, 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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I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the George Washington University in May 2012. I had more than 3 years' intense training in programming, especially in C and Java, both of which have been widely used in my daily job. I also have the tutored C and Java courses when I'm an undergraduate. I am not only know how to program, but also know how to learn to program.

Chinese

I am a native Chinese with full proficiency in listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
I have tutored Chinese to more than 5 students in the past 2 years.

Computer Science

I graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the George Washington University in May 2012. I've taken more than 10 Computer Science courses including intro to Java Programming, Operating Systems, Discrete Math, Data Structure, Algorithms and so on. I have very basic understanding of computer science.

The George Washington University
Computer Science
The George Washington University
Master's

Education

The George Washington University (Computer Science)

The George Washington University (Master's)

A capable and personable math tutor — Fiona tutored my 17 year old son in SAT Math. She is very personable and quite familiar with the subject matter. After assessing my son's strengths and weaknesses she created a structured plan to improve his score. She made good use of the one-on-one time to explain concepts, then gave him a very-doable homework assignment for him to do during the week. She even stayed a little late a couple o ...

— Mitchell, Verona, NJ on 12/19/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Minimum of one hour per session. Discount rate for a group of two or more is available.

Travel policy

Fiona will travel within 10 miles of Iselin, NJ 08830.


About Fiona

I am a second-year Master's student majoring in Systems Engineering with a focus on Operations Research at the George Washington University, GPA: 3.70/4.0. I have more than 2 years' tutoring experience, especially in Math, Sciences and Java. I am also a native Chinese speaker with fluent English-speaking skill.

I've been trained as a software engineer as an undergrad, and I am good at logical thinking. I've taken 3 years' of Java programming courses, 2 years' of Statistics courses, 3 semesters' accounting and financial markets courses. I had perfect score in Math section on my SAT and GRE.

I want to be a tutor because I like to be with kids and tutoring makes me feel very accomplished. I am a patient, dedicated and detail-oriented person.

I like to read, watch movies, traveling, and practice Taekwondo in my spare time.

Testimonials

"A capable and personable math tutor"

- Mitchell, Verona, NJ on 12/19/14

"Very Well, Engaged with My Daughter"

- Ayanna, Washington, DC on 6/30/14
Fiona replied on 7/2/2014

Thank you very much for the endorsement. I'm lucky to meet your daughter. She is smart, intelligent, and willing to learn. I'll help her as much as I can for a positive experience.

"Great tutor and knowledge "

- Kim, Washington, DC on 4/14/14
Fiona replied on 4/15/2014

Thank you so much for the great endorse. I will certainly keep it up, and hope to see more students like you succeed in school.

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Education

The George Washington University
Computer Science
The George Washington University
Master's

Education

The George Washington University (Computer Science)

The George Washington University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Minimum of one hour per session. Discount rate for a group of two or more is available.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Iselin, NJ 08830

Fiona’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Physics
Computer:
C,
Computer Science,
Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Visual Basic
Language:
Chinese,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Business:
Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Physics, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Chinese,
Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, 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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