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Jason K.

Graduate Student, Adjunct Professor, and Top Rated Math Tutor

New York, NY (10012)

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10 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am a graduate student working towards a master's in Mathematics and applying to Ph.d programs. I work as an Adjunct Professor and teach undergraduate college math courses (Calculus II, Precalculus). During my undergraduate studies, I spent 3 years tutoring peer students on behalf of the university. I was hired as a tutor by Harvard Crimson Testing, Varsity Tutors, Kaplan Test Prep, and Princeton Review, although I turned down some of the offers. Calculus is my favorite, and what I believe to be my most effective, course to tutor.

Students I have worked with have:
-Been accepted into ivy league colleges and top private high schools
-Scored an 800 on the Math Section of the SAT and an 800 on the Math SAT II Subject Test
-Excelled in Honors and AP Math courses and always passed their AP Statistics and AB or BC Calculus Exams
-Received an A in a variety of math courses
-Always saw rapid and substantial improvement in their math ability
-Gained more confidence and enjoyed math more

I find the best method is having the student attempt the math problems on their own rather than just watch the problems being solved as they might in a classroom. This will force the student to know each step and allow me to identify where the student gets stuck. It can be extremely helpful to work through practice review questions or previous exam questions and identify each problem into a category or type. Learning how to look at a problem and immediately know what "type" of problem it is and how to solve that "type" will give the student more confidence when working on their own and prevent panicking that can occur during an in-class exam.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, including issues with location and price.

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Jason’s subjects

Corporate Training:
GMAT, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry

Differential Equations

I believe I am qualified to tutor differential equations because as an undergraduate math major at the University of Maryland I completed MATH246, which was a rigorous course for math and engineering majors in Differential Equations. In addition, as a graduate student working towards my Master's in Mathematics, I am currently finishing up a year long-sequence in Partial Differential Equations, which is a rigorous specific topic within Differential Equations and builds upon all of the material from Differential Equations. I already received an A in the first half of this graduate course.

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Education

University of Maryland (Mathematics and Econ)

Excellent Precalculus tutor, very patient and understanding Jason is not only knowledgeable, he is detailed in his review after each session. He is also very understanding that our son is under a lot of stress because of the high homework load and helps our son study and review for the math test. He is also very considerate and sent a reminder to our son to work the problems slowly so as not to make silly mistakes. He really helps our son regain the confi ...

— Mary from New York, NY on 3/11/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

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Jason will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10012.

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