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Mark B.

Princeton, NJ

$70/hr

PhD Physics with over 15 years tutoring experience in math and physics

Background check passed as of 10/2/12
Usually responds in about 4 hours

PhD Physics with over 15 years tutoring experience in math and physics

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My background is mathematical physics (PhD). I also have a strong background in mathematics. I have been tutoring mathematics and physics for the past ten years.

I like to make learning math and physics fun for the students I tutor, giving them examples to which they can relate. My goal is to get them excited about studying these subjects.

Testimonials

"All around great guy"

- Henry, Cranbury, NJ on 7/18/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Physical Science, Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Differential Equations

My background is mathematical physics, especially quantum physics. I am familiar with solving differential equations.

Linear Algebra

I have been tutoring linear algebra (and other subjects in math) for the last twelve years.

In addition I used linear algebra frequently during my graduate studies in mathematical physics. As an undergraduate with a major in math, linear algebra was a required course.

University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
mathem. and physics
University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
PhD

Education

University of Umea, Umea, Sweden (mathem. and physics)

University of Lund, Lund, Sweden (PhD)

All around great guy — All around Mark was one of the best tutors I could ask for. Not only was he an excellent tutor but he was really easy to get in touch with and would drop anything to help a student in need. He has a good sense of humor which makes the tutoring session more enjoyable and not so tense and serious while still being effective. After all the private tutors I've been through I would have to say he was o ...

— Henry, Cranbury, NJ on 7/18/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 20 miles of Princeton, NJ 08540.


About Mark

My background is mathematical physics (PhD). I also have a strong background in mathematics. I have been tutoring mathematics and physics for the past ten years.

I like to make learning math and physics fun for the students I tutor, giving them examples to which they can relate. My goal is to get them excited about studying these subjects.

Testimonials

"All around great guy"

- Henry, Cranbury, NJ on 7/18/13
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Education

University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
mathem. and physics
University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
PhD

Education

University of Umea, Umea, Sweden (mathem. and physics)

University of Lund, Lund, Sweden (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Princeton, NJ 08540

Mark’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Physical Science, Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

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.


Background Check Status for Mark B.

Mark B. passed a background check on 10/2/12. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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