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Karen B.

Grad School Statistics (Course Work or Thesis/Dissertation)

New York, NY (10033)

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Taking stats and want to UNDERSTAND those tests you're running? Unsure what to do next on your dissertation? Learning SPSS/SAS but stuck?

I find research fun and make stats simple. Mostly grad students seek me out for thesis research +/or their classes. Social work or psychology students are common; of course, I am open to whatever kind of program you are in. Various students also have been in business, linguistics, auditory processing, medicine. Statistics is pretty much the same regardless of the content area.

I’ve been tutoring and teaching since 1985 when I received my master's degree in biostatistics at the University of Texas School of Public Health. I received a master's in epidemiology from Columbia University in 1992. I've been doing this for a long time and I continue because I enjoy it. Explaining statistics in regular, lay language so that people can understand it and apply it is fun for me.

There is a ton of new terminology in statistics - fortunately I am bilingual and can guide you through what it all means. The funny looking symbols are just shorthand that tells you what to do with the numbers. I can show you that too.

Many classes also call on you to use SPSS or SAS to run analyses. Indeed, you’ll want to have the computer do most of the work instead of doing it by hand. But it’s one more thing to master. Learning SPSS with me is kind of like driver’s ed, where you are learning but there’s someone right there to show you how to do each step.

You may be overwhelmed with the whole concept of statistics, or simply want to more fully understand the material. In either case, contact me for a FREE phone consultation (once you are a registered student with WyzAnt). It doesn't cost a penny to talk to me and explore how we might work together to meet your needs.

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Karen’s subjects

Corporate Training:
SPSS, Statistics
Homeschool:
Statistics
Science:
Computer:
SAS, SPSS
Math:
SPSS, Statistics

Biostatistics

I have been doing statistical work for over 25 years, so I am quite solid. I have a master's degree in biostatistics and have been tutoring for many years. Let me know how I can assist you in your project or class.

SAS

SAS is one of several software packages I use for statistical analysis. If you know another package, converting to SAS can be a bit challenging. It is like another language in how the logic is presented, so getting some help for learning it can be quite helpful. Once you know it, it's VERY POWERFUL. I love using SAS! I especially love the ability to use their MACRO language to shorten routine algorithms that you are going to do a lot of. This can be VERY HANDY.

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Education

University of Houston (Science Teaching)

University of Texas School of Public Health (Master's)

Columbia University School of Public Health (Master's)

Wonderful tutor!! Worth every penny. I am a graduate student with a limited income who needed help with my Probability and Statistics class. Because of this, I initially sought the help of tutors who charged less. What I found was that these people usually either didn't know their subject or didn't know how to teach, in some cases both. They also often lacked those qualities that characterize true professionals. There is truth to th ...

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Karen will travel within 40 miles of New York, NY 10033.

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