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Steven C.

Albany, NY

$80/hr

Physics Teacher - M.S. Engineering, RPI

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Physics Teacher - M.S. Engineering, RPI

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I am currently attending Union Graduate College where I am earning my teaching degree for high school physics. I am an Eagle Scout and graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) where I earned my Master of Science in Materials Engineering. I also earned my B.S. from RPI graduating Cum Laude. As an undergraduate I was a member of the Materials Science honors society, Alpha Sigma Mu and a brother of Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity. As an engineer my curriculum was heavy in math and sciences.

Being a student and current teacher, I believe that I offer a unique perspective compared to "professional" tutors. As a student, I am able to relate to other students and determine what makes a subject or concept difficult. I understand what methods of conveying a concept seem to be confusing and ineffective on the receiving end and frequent discussion with other students about class materials also enables me to find many different ways to explain the same concept. My experience as a TA has taught me to effectively and confidently communicate in a way that seems to inspire a fundamental understanding. Feedback from students and parents has been highly positive.

I am an excellent fit with SUNY Albany, RPI, or HVCC students. Specific courses I have had much success in are:

All Common Core Mathematics
Calculus 1 and 2
Multivariable Calculus
Introduction to Differential Equations
Physics 1 and 2
Chemistry
Materials Science for Engineers
Statics
Strength of Materials
Materials Properties
Kinetics
Thermodynamics
Engineering Graphics and CAD
Corrosion

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Jeff, Gansevoort, NY on 11/1/13

"Terrific Tutor!"

- Jacquelyn, Albany, NY on 5/10/13

"Great tutor, Extremely Satisfied "

- Pamela, Stephentown, NY on 4/15/13

"Couldn't ask for better."

- David, Waterford, NY on 3/14/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
General Computer
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, GRE, Regents,
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
General Computer, 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.

Differential Equations

Earning my M.S. in engineering required the frequent use of mathematics at this level. In my college differential equations course I earned an A and was very proficient in the subject matter. As a tutor I have been successful in all areas I have taught.

Regents

Growing up in New York, I was subjected to Regents examinations many times. As a result I am familiar and proficient with the style of these examinations.

As an engineer, I am still highly qualified in the areas of math and science.

Here is a list of the Regents material I am comfortable covering as well as the scores I received on the exams in High School.

Math:
Course 1 - 97
Course 2 - 97
Course 3 - 99

These courses cover Geometry, Algebra, and Trigonometry. They are now taught as Mathematics A and B.

Science:
Chemistry - 94
Physics - 96

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Enrolled

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Enrolled)

Great Tutor — Steven has done a great job with my daughter in a short period working with her on Applied Statics and Strength of Materials. He was very flexible with his schedule and patient in working thru her study needs. My daughter was comfortable working with Steven. ...

— Jeff, Gansevoort, NY on 11/1/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $80.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Steven will travel within 25 miles of Albany, NY 12203.


About Steven

I am currently attending Union Graduate College where I am earning my teaching degree for high school physics. I am an Eagle Scout and graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) where I earned my Master of Science in Materials Engineering. I also earned my B.S. from RPI graduating Cum Laude. As an undergraduate I was a member of the Materials Science honors society, Alpha Sigma Mu and a brother of Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity. As an engineer my curriculum was heavy in math and sciences.

Being a student and current teacher, I believe that I offer a unique perspective compared to "professional" tutors. As a student, I am able to relate to other students and determine what makes a subject or concept difficult. I understand what methods of conveying a concept seem to be confusing and ineffective on the receiving end and frequent discussion with other students about class materials also enables me to find many different ways to explain the same concept. My experience as a TA has taught me to effectively and confidently communicate in a way that seems to inspire a fundamental understanding. Feedback from students and parents has been highly positive.

I am an excellent fit with SUNY Albany, RPI, or HVCC students. Specific courses I have had much success in are:

All Common Core Mathematics
Calculus 1 and 2
Multivariable Calculus
Introduction to Differential Equations
Physics 1 and 2
Chemistry
Materials Science for Engineers
Statics
Strength of Materials
Materials Properties
Kinetics
Thermodynamics
Engineering Graphics and CAD
Corrosion

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Jeff, Gansevoort, NY on 11/1/13

"Terrific Tutor!"

- Jacquelyn, Albany, NY on 5/10/13

"Great tutor, Extremely Satisfied "

- Pamela, Stephentown, NY on 4/15/13

"Couldn't ask for better."

- David, Waterford, NY on 3/14/13
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Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Enrolled

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Albany, NY 12203

Steven’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
General Computer
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, GRE, Regents,
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
General Computer, 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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