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Emma R.

Reno Graduate with a simple approach to Math

Reno, NV (89506)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$27.00
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I hold a Bachelors Degree in Business with a focus on Accounting from the UNR. I graduated in the top ten percent of my class, May of 2007. That summer a friend asked me to join the Dean’s Future Scholars program as a mentor. I had previously tutored in high school, but that was such a long time since then. This experience was different. My friend and I were in charge of a medium size class; we reviewed in the mornings and assisted in the actual summer classes afterwards.

I had such a great time my boss recommended I try substitute teaching. So, I got my license in September of 2007 and enjoyed it until September 2010.Most of my subbing days were spend at the Coral Academy of Science, the rest were at various schools in Washoe County. Just to mention, I also worked as a tutor for the Upward Bound Program, the semester before my license expired.

I love working in math, mainly pre-algebra and algebra. But, I also enjoy helping out with middle school Spanish and Accounting 201.

I believe that sometimes we just need things to be explained differently in order to get it. So, I like to work backwards. I’ll start off asking questions to see what the student understands and doesn't. Then I’ll go back to the concept right before the problem area. That way the rest of the concept or steps can be explained differently. Another way of looking at it: I ask questions, explain concepts, work out examples together, and watch them work on it by themselves to see if there are any more questions, and repeat. I love to reinforce the concepts in the next session.

I am available to meet in person so you can ask me question to get to know me and just see if you’d like to hire me as your tutor. I will not charge a student if he or she is unsatisfied with the tutoring session.

For any cancellations please let me know 12 hours in advance. If canceling before then, free makeup sessions can be made on Saturdays and Sundays.

I enjoy seeing students become confident in the materials they avoid, especially a subject like math.

I would love to have their feedback on how I’m doing so I can better myself.

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Accounting

I graduated with an BS in Business with a focus in Accounting from the UNR. My accounting GPA is roughly 3.30. I tutored a friend of mine who was majoring in accounting with her basic accounting classes (Acc 201 and Acc 401).

Algebra 1

I tutored for the Dean's Future Scholars program in the Algebra 1 and 2 class.
I have substitute teaching experience for Algebra 1.
I have received As in my Algebra classes back in high school and earned an A in Business Calculus 176.

Elementary Math

I substitute taught for grades 1-6 for a semester at the Coral Academy of Science.

I have taken up to Business Calculus at the University of Nevada, Reno and passed with an A.

I have tutored for both the Dean's Future Scholars program and Upward bound and feel comfortable with all types of students.

Prealgebra

I graduated high school with an B+ in my trigonometry class. I received an A in my algebra classes.

I used to substitute teach for various grade levels and found 6th to 8th graders to be a challenging and rewarding group of students to help.

I tutored through Skype a friend of mine who was in middle school at the time on his math for 2 weeks straight (except weekends) so he could pass his proficiency exam in Idaho and he passed.

Spanish

I have taken Spanish courses at the UNR and received Bs and As.

I taught Spanish for a month when the Spanish Teacher at CORAL academy took her maternity leave.

I am a native Spanish speaker.

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Education

University of Nevada, Reno (Accounting)

Very Encouraging Emma was very positive and supportive the whole session. She was very detailed and helped me understand the accounting basics. I was pleased and look forward to getting a tutoring session with her again. ...

— Chastity from Reno, NV on 8/27/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $27.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Will charge 10$ more for traveling to the outskirts of Reno or Sparks.

Travel policy

Emma will travel within 10 miles of Reno, NV 89506.

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